What is Ortho-Bionomy for me?

What is Ortho-Bionomy for me?

What is Ortho-Bionomy for me? I came across Ortho-Bionomy in 2006 when I was suffering neck pain. After receiving a few sessions, I was amazed with the results it had on my body physically as well as emotionally. Receiving Ortho-Bionomy helped me realised who I was and who I wasn’t, it changed my posture and […]

Returning from maternity leave

Returning from maternity leave

After a few months of wrapping myself in baby love, I am delighted to slowly make a return in the professional world. From mid – September you will be able to find me at the Yoga Loft practicing Ortho-Bionomy on Wednesdays and teaching mindfulness in movement on Tuesdays. I also have 2 exciting new Yoga and […]

Why did I choose to teach Yoga?

Why did I choose to teach Yoga?

Combining regular treatments with regular movement with awareness is the true key to change patterns of pain, improve posture, learn to push your limits safely, improve performance or just to feel better in your body. Over my years of practice as a Remedial Massage Therapist, Ortho-Bionomist in training and massage trainer I realised that we could […]

How touch influences our brain and can help improve our proprioception and kinesthetic awareness? And why does it matter?!

How touch influences our brain and can help improve our proprioception and kinesthetic awareness? And why does it matter?!

What is proprioception? Proprioception is our ability to feel where we are in space. Without proprioception we couldn’t scratch our nose because we wouldn’t know where it is in space. Proprioception happens thanks to sensory receptors (proprioceptors) which are found in our joints, muscles and fascia. These proprioceptors are sending information to our brains about […]

Ortho-Bionomy for athletes

Ortho-Bionomy for athletes

Testimonial from pro surfer Philippa Anderson: Since 2014 I have had a few back issues resulting from surfing. Spending most days in the water, the position my body is in with my back arched, there is no way to avoid it. I would have days were my back was so sore, I had to alternate […]

Aromatherapy and meditation to support the therapist

Aromatherapy and meditation to support the therapist

          ‘Burn out’ are quite frequent in a service-based industry. Practitioners can get trapped in giving a lot to others and forgetting about themselves. It is important as a therapist to learn how to receive and how to centre ourselves before we start a session. Meditation and aromatherapy can help us achieve […]