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September 2018

transglutinamase or otherwise known as “meat glue”

A very interesting video on "meat glue" using "glue" to make fillet steaks out of scrapes of meat.... I wonder just how much meat in NZ is formed and sold by using meat glue.....? Check out this video link of it. Meat Glue is often referred to as the meat industry's "dirty little secret".  Sold [...]

Copaiba – the QUEEN of essential oils

This is another recent favourite essential oil because it smells so divine and the health benefits that can happen from this oil! Copaiba (pronounced co-pie-EE-ba) essential oil is not particularly well known in North America and many other parts of the world. If you haven’t heard of it, that’s not surprising. You may be interested [...]

Frankincense – the KING of Essential Oils

I thought I would write a bit about one of my all time favourite essential oils - Frankincense. If in doubt, use Frank! A mighty powerful oil that can enhance the other oils into your system. Frankincense, also known as olibanum, has been used for thousands of years and is a popular type of [...]

July 2018

Bowen is simple yet effective – some great vids

Nice short video of what Bowen is in a nutshell! Only a couple of minutes long... Click here to check it out :-)   This is also a great video about the explanation about the first two moves of bowen on you - in case you were wondering.. They are very powerful and have [...]

Anxiety and bowen

Bowen Therapy can support… Bowen Therapy is another tool that may help many people manage their anxiety. This is a nice short video on Anxiety and how bowen therapy can help. Click here to view it The Bowen moves work with the body’s nerve receptors to calm the nervous system.  Through a treatment, the body [...]

Bowen and Bear Grylls

BOWEN TECHNIQUE Having a lifestyle like Bear Grylls, adventurer and TV presenter best known for Man vs Wild and Born Survivor, requires incredible fitness. During his outdoor adventures he might be jumping out of planes, diving into freezing cold water, gamely trekking across deserts and up mountains, or parachuting into extreme terrain such as trees, [...]

Tightness in the hips….. and jaws

TIGHT JAW? You’ve probably got Tight HIPS TOO.. when someone closes their mouth slowly and the jaw zigzags from side to side, sometimes with an audible clunk. Instead of treating the jaw as a separate entity from the rest of the body like regular medicine does, we like to see its effects on the [...]

June 2018

Bullet proof coffee – ahhh a way to drink that’s good for you!

"Bulletproof coffee is designed to be drunk on an empty stomach instead of breakfast and prior to working out as it helps to increase energy and endurance," nutritionist Fiona Tuck told HuffPost Australia. "This is due to the combination of caffeine and fats fuelling the body. It is very high in calories and fat which is why [...]

Post concussion and how Bowen can help

Bowenwork is an incredibly effective and quick treatment for Concussion and Post-Concussion Syndrome (PCS). With a few sessions the symptoms abate and the person can resume normal activities. If the concussion was caused by a sport, the athletes are almost always cleared to return to play. "Post-concussion syndrome (PCS), refers to the lingering symptoms following [...]

Pregnancy and how bowen can help you in all aspects

What Can the Bowen Technique help with? Pre-conception: Bowen can help by regulating the menstrual cycle and enhancing fertility in both men and women. It brings about a state of balance in the nervous system and may release areas that are blocked or unable to function optimally. 1st Trimester: It can help with fatigue, anxiety, nausea, morning [...]