7 March 2013

Spring Cleansing with Bowen treatments

Spring is the season of cleansing and cleaning. We want to throw off the sluggishness of winter, open the windows, air out the mats and cleanse our bodies. In the spring, we transition from a heavy reliance on root veggies, soups and stews to lightly steamed or stir fried spring greens such as dandelion greens. […]

11 February 2013

Bowen Technique for Chronic Diabetes

If you have a chronic condition such as diabetes, arthritis or heart disease, the Bowen technique can be an important part of your overall health plan. The systems in the body which are affected by the Bowen Technique include the circulatory, digestive, lymphatic, endocrine, immune and nervous systems. A Bowen treatment puts your body into […]

31 January 2013

Bowen for Stress Management & Emotional Well-Being

Do you feel like your system is on overdrive? Continued stress can impact your physical and emotional health. When I first began practicing the Bowen Technique in 1996 most patients came to me because of physical injuries such as frozen shoulders, herniated discs, knee problems and so on. I started to notice that when they […]

2 January 2013

Have you resolved to quit smoking?

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Whether it is a New Year’s resolution, or just a resolve to quit smoking, congratulations on taking the first step to quit smoking by making the decision. There are many articles written about how to support yourself while quitting smoking – eat healthy, drink plenty of fluids, exercise, get proper rest, form a quitting smoking […]

29 November 2012

Holiday Stress Survival Kit

Holidays can be stressful How we respond to celebrations is individual – some people thrive on the extra activities leading up to the holidays, while the rest of us have to take special care of ourselves to combat the effects of stress on our bodies. This article will review the effects of stress on our […]

2 October 2012

Homeopathic remedies for Croup

Croup is a common childhood virus usually seen in children under 4 years. It causes swelling of the larynx and trachea (the upper airway). Symptoms include hoarseness, runny nose, fever, breathing difficulty and a characteristic harsh, barking cough. Homeopathic remedies can help you to manage your child’s symptoms of croup. Because the remedies are diluted […]

24 April 2012

Homeopathy for runners

In any accident or injury, your first responsibility is to apply the proper first-aid measures and to get medical help if necessary. However, homeopathic treatment can complement the standard treatment measures and help to reduce pain and speed healing so that you can get back to training as soon as possible. Arnica is used first […]

1 March 2012

What do Bowen and Homeopathy have in common?

I knew I wanted to study homeopathy before I began to study Bowen. However, I needed to wait until my youngest child was in school so that I would have the large blocks of time required to study homeopathy. I wanted to find a hands on type of treatment that I could learn that would […]

22 February 2012

When should I see a homeopath?

Homeopathy is a complete system of medicine. Homeopaths treat a wide variety of acute and chronic conditions, from ear infections to excema to auto-immune disorders to depression and anxiety. Homeopaths study basic sciences (anatomy, physiology, pathology and some nutrition), but then go on to study at least 2000 hours of homeopathy. While a person’s diagnosis […]