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What is Indian Head Massage?

We find out from Cath Mowbray exactly what an Indian Head Massage involves and how it could help you   What exactly is Indian Head Massage? Indian Head Massage (IHM) is a seated massage that starts on the shoulders and upper back, then moves to the back of the arms,...

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Appointments Available w/c 22nd October

Need to lift your mood? Rejuvenate yourself? Improve your overall health? Therapies on offer at the Alma Vale Centre aim to help you with this. Here are some appointment options this coming week:       Tiffany Black Acupuncture Appointments available on: Monday 22nd...

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Appointments Available w/c 15th October

Fancy trying out something new? Why not give one of the many treatments we have on offer a go? Here are some options available for you this coming week: Tara Silverthorn Craniosacral Therapy Appointments available on: Monday 15th October: 3.30pm – 6.00pm Tuesday 16th...

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Couples Massage with Cath and Petrina

On the last Sunday of the month, Cath and Petrina are available to provide 1 hour couples massages at the Alma Vale Centre. Each massage is tailored to the individual's needs but with the shared experience of both you and your partner receiving the massage in the same...

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Acupuncture to reduce anxiety

This time of year is one of change, of letting go, of new beginnings – all of which can lead to anxiety. Tiffany Black shares how acupuncture is here to help so that your autumn will go more smoothly   After the easy flow of August, when all social and work-related...

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Appointments Available w/c 1st October

As next week is work-life balance week, why not give some attention to your health and wellbeing and book yourself in for a treatment? Here are some options available for you: Tara Silverthorn Craniosacral Therapy Appointments available on: Monday 1st October: 9.00am...

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Appointments Available w/c 24th September

With autumn just around the corner, now can be a good time to get your health and wellbeing in good condition ready for the winter. Here are some treatments we have available for you this coming week: Tara Silverthorn Craniosacral Therapy Appointments available on:...

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Organically nutritious: benefits of choosing organic

It's more expensive and it often looks just the same as conventional produce, so why should you invest in organic food? Our nutritional therapist Jenny Kerridge looks at the impact on nutrition   There are lots of environmental, ethical and farming reasons why some...

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We are what we eat: value of organic

As it's Organic September, our Naturopathic Nutritional Therapist Penelope Barnett sets out the benefits of organic produce to our body   What are the benefits? Organic, to me, means working with nature not against it. Organic promotes higher levels of animal welfare,...

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Appointments Available w/c 17th September

As the summer holidays have come to an end, September can be a time of busyness and change - new schools, leaving for university, new jobs. To help ground and rebalance yourself, why not book in for one of the many treatments we have available for you this week:  ...

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Late Summer – the Earth Element

By Julie Kelham, Acupuncturist At the core of Chinese Medicine is the principle that nature is governed by Yin/Yang and the five elements, Wood, Fire Earth, Metal and Water.  Each season  is associated with a different element and with the energy system of different...

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