Practice


Self Myofascial Release – general guidelines and tools

Myofascial Release (MFR) is a term used to describe a variety of techniques which manipulate the soft tissues in the body (muscles and fascia). Many massage therapists and other body workers are trained in this field of manual therapy. However, with a little knowledge and the help of myofascial ‘tools’, […]


Understanding fascia: a guide to your body’s connective tissue

What is Fascia? Fascia is a continuous network of connective tissue in the body, composed primarily of cells, collagen, elastin and ground substance – a fluid that fills the space between the fibres and cells. Fascia is everywhere in the body – it surrounds and permeates all other tissues. Superficial […]


Stress: our nervous system and our health

Stress seems to be part and parcel of life in the 21st century. Our society may make us feel that if we are not stressed or overly busy, we are not trying hard enough in life. With the advancement of technology, information travels at a much faster rate and we […]


Autumn – The Metal Element: integrating Chinese Medicine into your life and practice

According to the five element theory of Chinese Medicine, autumn corresponds to the metal element and the organs of the lungs and large intestine. The Metal Element When in balance, the metal element represents structure, boundaries and our ability to be neat and orderly. One is able to take in […]