women’s health

Yoga and meditation for self-care – our memberships

Yoga and meditation for self-care Spring has sprung, Summer is around the corner and we are all getting ready to be outside and active! This time of year, with all the energy bursting forward and new growth, is the perfect time to embark on a committed journey for our well-being. Well-being and self-care may appear [...]

Yoni Steaming – really?

Yoni Steaming - really? by Dr. Leela Klein                 Yes, you did hear correctly – this is really about steaming your vagina, your yoni! Yoni steaming involves exposing the vagina to steam to cleanse it and enhance its health. The practice has recently made the news due to [...]

Go for whatever makes you happy!

  Go for whatever makes you happy! by Dr. Leela Klein (TCM)   If someone asked us to describe a healthy lifestyle, we would probably talk about a wholesome diet, plenty of exercise, refraining from alcohol and smoking and getting sufficient sleep. According to Chinese medicine teachings, however, cultivating our mind and emotions is even [...]

Helping Yourself Self Regulate

Grounding & self soothing techniques for emotional regulation When you are feeling stressed, overwhelmed or experiencing distressing emotions it is helpful to focus on aspects of the physical world, rather than on just your internal thoughts and feelings.  This can help us to connect to our body and re-ground ourselves and from this place we [...]

Five Ways to Heal Your Menstrual Cycle: Part One

Five Ways to Heal Your Menstrual Cycle: Part One by Rebecca van Horssen Kinesiologist & Naturopath     The Psychosomatic Level - Understanding & Listening to Your Cycle’s Voice Listening is something that, culturally speaking, we tend not to be particularly good at. Hand in hand, we are also particularly good at ignoring our body’s [...]

Osteopathy & Period Pain (Dysmenorrhoea) by Dr. Drew Carr

Osteopathy and Period Pain (Dysmenorrhoea) Experiencing pain just prior to or during your period is often considered normal, unavoidable and ‘just one of those things’.  Osteopaths take a different view, and may be able to help. Dysmenorrhoea can be described as severe period pelvic pain that interferes with normal daily activities. It causes stress and [...]