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A natural approach to wellness

Welcome to The Whole You

The body is an amazing and complex organism, having great recuperative ability.
At The Whole You, we help you understand and support the body's natural healing processes, to enhance health and wellness of the body, mind and spirit.

Bodywork

bodywork
This gentle hands-on work is done with clients lying fully clothed on the massage table. Comfortable loose-fitting clothes are best.
We have adapted the bodywork we practice from a wide variety of hands-on modalities, including:
  • Craniosacral Therapy:
    • a gentle hands-on therapy derived from osteopathy, which has been helpful for injuries such as spinal injuries & concussion, stress-related issues, learning problems, AD/HD, autism and chronic conditions such as F.M.
  • Fascial/Visceral osteopathy:
    • working with the fascia/viscera to release adhesions/restrictions that may impede movement & circulation
  • reflexology:
    • through massaging the feet or hands, the stimulation of nerve pathways in the feet/hands can have a beneficial effect on the whole body
  • TCM channel theory, acupressure:
    • based on TCM acupuncture theory
  • cupping:
    • used to increase circulation to local areas

Herbalism

coaching
Traditional Western and Chinese herbal knowledge form the basis of our work with herbs. Both traditions are 'evidence based' in the sense that they have a long-standing body of knowledge that has been tried and tested. Chinese herbal science also uses a somewhat complex but usually highly effective ways of assessing the suitability of individual herbs (in formulas) for each individual based on specific criteria.

Following that tradition, herbal teas are custom formulated to match each client's particular needs. Lifestyle and environmental factors which are of relevance to the client are also taken into consideration.

Nutritional Consultations

diet
Nutritional Consultations are available separately for clients desiring more in-depth information and recommendations about their particular dietary needs. Cooking lessons are also available on request, including cooking for special diet needs such as:
  • autism (gluten/dairy free)
  • celiac disease (gluten free)
  • allergies (a wide range of dietary allergies)
  • 'leaky gut'
  • vegetarian/vegan

Scent Free

Our premises are scent-free. We use no synthetic scents of any kind. Please avoid the use of scented personal care products when coming for an appointment.