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Focusing on the Positive

BJORN MELLA   It is now the end of January and for the people that made New Year’s resolutions it is probably time to once again face that we failed to change our lives because of the change of dates. Gym memberships are up but by now visits to the gym are coming back to […]

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Tips for Summer Health

MICHELLE BRODIE The Fire Element In Chinese tradition summer is the season of the element Fire and it is the time of the extreme dry heat that we have been experiencing.  It is expansive and lifts our Qi upwards, which means that we can experience more energy and motivation to move and exercise.  When Summer […]

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Moving the Wood Energy

The Spring Wood Element is associated with our tendons, and our ability to be flexible, both in life and in body.  The Wood Element moves along the outer sides of the body and the insides of our legs, it helps us bend sideways with comfort and rotate our torso with ease.  When Wood Energy is […]

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Acupuncture and Dry Needling

What’s the difference? The short answer: A lot. A lot more training both theory and practice. A lot more research. A lot more comfortable and a lot more relaxing. And a lot more. According to NSW health regulations any premises used for skin penetration should be registered with local council to ensure they comply with […]

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Eating for Spring

In Chinese Nutrition it is believed you should eat all types of food in moderation.  There is no “good” or “bad” food – all food has a purpose.  What might be suitable and appropriate for you to eat at certain times of your life, times of the year, or times of the day can, however, […]

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Spring Herbs

Let’s spring forward. It is the season where life is vibrant and fresh, where the plants are growing and the flowers come out. Spring is like the birth of a foal, after it has been hidden away deep in the winter months. It is time to flourish and grow, it is time to do, to […]

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Small Beginnings

“The longest journey starts with the first step.” Welcome to our new newsletter, hopefully bringing you some useful information and inspiration based on our understanding of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Spring is the season of new growth and new beginnings. It is the time for the first step as the Chinese sage Lao Tzu reminds […]

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