Ki, Qi and Chi

        Acupuncture is an energy medicine.  The energy that we work with in Oriental Medicine is known as ki (pronounced chee). It is sometimes spelled chi or qi in China. Ayurveda the ancient healing wisdom from India refers to a similar concept in the word prana meaning life force. So what is… Read more »

Gazpacho Recipe

A perfect cold soup that supports the heart and small intestines for the heat of summer! The element Fire, the taste of bitter and the colour red are associated with summer in traditional Chinese medicine. Bitter foods mostly come from greens. So this is the one time of year that salads are recommended to be eaten. So… Read more »

Summer Heart Health Workshop

Join us for our Summer workshop and learn how to take care of your heart health. Our team will be sharing their knowledge and expertise in matters of the heart including cardiovascular disease, emotional wellbeing and self help techniques to help heal your body and prevent stress. Limited spaces so please book via EventBrite:

The Body in Harmony with Spring

        Knowledge of the seasons and how they affect the body and mind are fundamental to the practice of Acupuncture. With Spring upon us it is a wonderful opportunity to examine how we can attune ourselves to the season for our health and vitality. Whilst seasonal changes can be more subtle in… Read more »

Clay Packing

        Clay Packing has been used for centuries in many cultures for its cleansing and healing properties. Clay packing is often indicated when chronic health complaints are present, that are stubborn to resolve with multiple therapies. This can include pain, fatigue, digestive complaints, poor fertility and sinus problems. The clays used are… Read more »

Swallowing my own medicine

People often ask, “How do you take care of your health and the health of your family?” Preventative medicine is always a top priority for our family; eating regular home cooked organic whole foods, drinking filtered water and getting plenty of rest. Life is also about a good dose of fun, and it is important to… Read more »

Environmental Toxins

by Kate Bird – naturopath One can’t help but wonder how many common modern day diseases would still be around if we weren’t exposed to all the toxins that we are today. As we go about our daily routines, our bodies are constantly bombarded with toxic chemicals and heavy metals. Our liver works hard to… Read more »