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The intention & experience (for many) is to harmonise within so that the body can return to optimum health & well-being. This gentle nurturing therapy is one simple way to access deeper states of relaxation & healing.

The client relaxes in a comfortable position & continues to relax deeper & deeper as the harmonic chimes are activated & placed around the body. As the chimes continue to be played intuitively by the practitioner; the body is bathed in a warm cocoon of sound resonance/vibration which assists the client to enjoy subtle shifts & releases of energy blockages. The physical & light bodies are re-aligned with the Universal Resonance, while the brain waves slow down to give deeper states of relaxation as everyday problems/worry/anxiety are left behind.

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Many of my regular  Therapeutic Health  Massage clients are now enjoying an extra half-hour of Harmonic Healing on top of their massage. Most have enjoyed the extra healing dimension immensely. Others are finding that just one half-hour Energy Balance/Harmonic Healing brings delicious respite from stress = be it ill-health, over-worked or while facing major life challenges. When performed in a quiet supportive environment this simple, enjoyable & delightful natural healing method works very quickly to bring about deep feelings of relaxation & well-being. Read the rest of this entry »

In order to enjoy Regular Remedial Health Massage (RRHM) it is MOST essential to find a Qualified Experienced Natural Health Practitioner with whom you feel totally comfortable & supported.

I recommend you use the following criteria in your search

  • QUALIFICATIONS
  • EXPERIENCE
  • ENVIRONMENT
  • ACCESSIBLE
  • HOLISTIC
  • AFFORDABLE

QUALIFICATIONS = ESSENTIAL!!

Door displays the many Diplomas & Certificates

Ask to see relevant Qualifications

Ask to see credentials – although not always an indicator of a sensitive supportive personality, it is essential that your Therapist has a firm grasp of Basic Anatomy (the location and dynamics of bones/muscles/blood vessels/tendons/nerves etc). In order to gain a recognised qualification a Practitioner must demonstrate a certain level of proficiency in various techniques. Qualifications will often afford them membership to associations such as AMA – a wonderful place to start your search. Yet, some highly Professional Qualified and Experienced Practitioners (myself included) may also operate independently. During a 23 year career since my first Swedish & Sports Massage Diploma (1989); although I was accepted into SNTR, it has not been necessary for me to continue membership.

EXPERIENCE = HIGHLY  DESIRABLE!!

A Practitioner may hold certain level of qualification – BUT it is ONLY by experience that skills develop and continue to grow. During the periods when I have operated a Natural Healing Centre or been involved with Naturopathic Clinic, it was often the case that a qualified person would apply for a job yet was found to be unsuitable due to lack of experience.

I remember my own situation – it was at least 3 months of consistent weekly ‘hands on’ practice in a clinic environment before ‘the flow’ came into my sequence. Over the 23+ years I still continue to improve, adjust and develop my flowing sequence of Deep Tissue Movements.

Extra training and qualifications also help to improve the overall value your Therapist can bring to the Healing Treatment – Reflexology is one additive I believe essential to include in every hour of Remedial Health Massage.

ENVIRONMENT = RELAXING~PRIVATE~ SUPPORTIVE

                Many Natural Healing Centres are often located away from the hustle bustle of shopping centres or busy highways for a VERY good reason. The ideal environment for Improving Health & Healing needs to feel like a Sanctuary – a place removed from stressful sounds and energies such as artificial lightning/air conditioning/traffic noise & pollution. Naturally, sometimes it is necessary and possible to create a peaceful place amongst these dynamics.

Yet, it is desirable and highly recommended that you seek out a Practitioner operating away from such environments. Many people find a Mobile Massage Therapist who is willing to come to their home – as long as you set the room up away from phone/bright light/noise/distractions this can work well. Ideally, you will benefit from visiting a Healing Space already established for that purpose. A welcoming  place where you can enjoy relaxing sounds of nature or healing music, where you feel warm and comfortable and safe; and where you are not rushed/hurried.

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ACCESSIBLITY = KEEP IT LOCAL!!

                It is wise to avoid unnecessary travel when accessing your RRHM – a maximum of 25/30min depending on location. Check around your local area (Public Noticeboards/Yellow Pages/Internet/Gumtree) to find the Perfect Remedial Health Practitioner for you. The MOST successful way I have found my clients is by recommendation – ask your friends and family. Ask other people who they know in your area – ask your neighbour, your work colleagues or other participants in your Yoga Class/Gym/Sport.

Once you have located your Ideal Therapist – KEEP Booking Ahead! By making another booking at your current appointment (every 2weeks ideal at first, then every 3 or 4) you are applying action to your intent  of RRHM and well on your way to developing your new Health Habit – your Life will improve & your body will thank you!

HOLISTIC = METAPHYSICAL

Your body is a reflection of your mind ~ Thought Patterns and Unresolved Emotional Energy stuck in the body brings tension/pain/disease. A truly Holistic Natural Health Practitioner will understand and respect the Inner Intelligence that permeates every cell/atom/molecule of your being. Working with you in this way assists your understanding and interpretation of your bodies’ messages, allowing a deeper connection to the Healing Force available to you.

A client and I will often consult with the  suggested Thought Patterns and Affirmations found in the helpful book ‘You Can Heal Your Life’ by Louise Hay. At other times it maybe recommended that the client begin a regular practice such as Yoga to aid health/wellbeing; or consider Breathwork/Rebirthing for deeper unresolved issues. Regular Remedial Health Massage continues to be an integral part of EVERY Healing Outcome.

AFFORDABLE = INCENTITIVES??

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I AM One with Divine Manifestation in My Life

  To assist you develop a Regular Healthy Massage Habit your Perfect Remedial Health Practitioner will be willing to support your goals financially as well = just ASK!

ASK for any Introductory Incentives

… ASK for Incentives to develop RRHM

… ASK and you shall receive!!

Many Health Centres or Clinics

may have Health Fund Rebates …ASK!

If this writing has raised some questions for you …just ASK = Send me an email/message me via YaninaYoga Facebook Page …or phone me

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Regular Remedial Health Massage promotes Rejuvenation & Relaxation

Many times I hear people say “my job is killing me” or “my back is killing me” and similar statements that suggest their stress levels are extremely high. Many are experiencing pain as a result of over-work or a job related injury (such as RSI, strains & sprains, anxiety and depression).

My suggestion of – reducing the workload in some way, is often met with the following replies “cost of living too high”; “mortgage/credit card has to be paid”; “love my work, would be lost without it”; “can’t afford to stop”; “no one to replace me” …and the list goes on.

Unfortunately, we often work week after week forgetting  the need to balance our activity with healthy rest/relaxation. Although “a few beers in front of the telly” constitutes rest to many a hard worker; there are also some simple healthy alternatives that could compliment any current lifestyle.

YOGA is one practice that is gentle, yet powerful for boosting the whole body/mind/spirit. Yoga is ALL about balance ~ a weekly session aids relaxation, flexibility, self-awareness and brings peace. Balance between work and rest/relaxation is often the key to surviving our work commitments, and avoiding illness/injury.

Regular Remedial Health Massage is another wonderful way to bring balance to the whole system – mind/body/spirit. In the past many have held the misconception that Remedial or Therapeutic Massage is mainly to aid recovery from injury – this is a bit like putting the ‘cart before the horse’. Many people (myself included) are committed to regular Massages (every 2 weeks for me, while for others 3/or 4weeks).

 Regular Remedial Health Massage brings a multitude of benefits. Tune into  my Facebook page (hit the LIKE button) to be connected with the many advantages posted each day throughout this month. Or visit my website and leave a contact email address to gain more information. Here is what other people have to say about the many gains to be enjoyed. Why wait for pain/injury/illness …incorporate Therapeutic/Remedial Massage into your regular monthly activities ~ develop a new health habit!!

 

 YaninaYoga is often engaged in community building and community spirit. I love to be involved in gatherings and events that bring diverse groups of people together.

 I feel these events offer a unique platform for interaction, communication and sharing – all of which contribute to buillding communities.

YaninaYoga was recently involved with an event at Currumbin Primary School – a Local Business Expo.

The event was designed to showcase a selection of businesses in the local area.

My stall offered information and flyers about my many services – Deep Tissue Therapeutic Massage, Reflexology,  Astrology, Breathwork/Rebirthing, Yoga/Relaxation/Meditation. The stall was also setup to gather expressions of interest for the variety of classes/workshops/groups available. Read the rest of this entry »

Do you feel like a dilapidated house in need of TLC/ repair/attention

Do you feel like a dilapidated house in need of TLC/ repair/attention

Fitness Feb – The perfect time to turn your focus into healthy mind/body/spirit. The festive season with all its’ excesses is over; Australia Day celebrations are done for this year, and the children are back in school.

Now we have the smallest month of the year laid out before us ready to be packed full of healthy choices, new behaviours and a rebalance of our energies!!

 Being only 28days long (most years) we can easily achieve our confidence back by following a disciplined plan for optimum health and fitness. Then, as we move beyond Fitness Feb – we are stronger and more confident to continue our healthy habits into the rest of the year.

Here is my yaninayoga ABC of Fitness Feb to help you get started and achieve success .. ..

Assess your situation honestly – what areas of your life need change? Bad habits? Negative thinking? Addictions? Diet? Behaviours? Activities – too much or not enough?

Begin now!! On the 1st Feb have your plan ready and start ASAP. Or BEGIN as soon as you can.

Commit to the full 28 days = if you miss a day or lose your way = START AGAIN = Don’t give up! Read the rest of this entry »

Today is the first day of spring 2010. As we come out of the chilly winter season (as chilly as it gets in tropical QLD) I have been pondering the significance of springtime in this part of the world – the Southern Hemisphere. We all relate springtime to the warming of our weather after chills of winter; the re-emergence of plant growth; the renewal of many animal species = eg birds are nesting and raising young. And ‘the coming out’ of winter hibernation into a time of increased activity.

It struck me that – although springtime in Northern Hemisphere occurs in March when the Sun in sign of Pisces; in the South our spring occurs in sign of Virgo – bringing us collectively into a whole different focus each time. Read the rest of this entry »

 

 

Meditation /Relaxation is aides by our Breath.

Meditation /Relaxation is aided by Awareness of Breathing Techniques.

 

How we are Breathing plays a major role in our ability to Relax, Meditate and Heal Stress related Symptoms in our body.

Although there are many forms of Meditation, the most basic type we can use is to Follow our Breath ( Technique explained in the Introduction of this series).  Another Simple Candle Meditation that will Still the Mind and Soothe the Soul is – Read the rest of this entry »

Although our Breathing is an involuntary, automatic and self-regulating function of our nervous system; we do have the ability to consciously alter our breath. It takes no conscious effort on our part for our breathing to keep us alive. Yet if we choose we can stop our Breath for a short time, speed it up or slow it down. This is not possible with our other involuntary functions like digestion and circulation. Our individual Breathing mechanism is VERY unique and powerful.

Parts of the body involved in taking a Breath include the Nose, Lungs, Pharynx, Trachea, Diaphragm, Bronchi and Ribcage. While the muscles of the chest control our Breathing Movements, it is the Nose that regulates the temperature and filters the air before it gets into the lungs. We move approximately 8,640 litres of air in and out of our lungs everyday (41/2 times more than we eat or drink). The air contains oxygen which is delivered to the cells, where it is consumed and generates power. Each time we inhale and exhale we take in 10,000,000,000,000,000,000, (10 to the power of 22) atoms.

Be still & observe

Be still & observe

Lets take a moment to simply RELAX – Be Still – and observe our Breath. Close your eyes and as you RELAX – just begin to notice Read the rest of this entry »

 

For most of us our breathing is unconscious. We take approximately 23,000 breaths per day, yet rarely notice one of them when absorbed in the day to day dilemmas and delights; and the busy-ness of work and play. Many of us are breathing in various levels of toxins in any twenty four hour period.  City living, job/work environment and habits like smoking cigarettes, cigars or various other drugs/substances (including alcohol), as well as modern food all affect our breathing.

Sit cross-legged on the floor

Sit cross-legged on the floor

When we do begin to choose a deeper relationship with our breath it can feel strange at first. Almost like you’ve been ‘caught out’ doing something you shouldn’t. The reaction can be like a fight or flight response where breath becomes restricted and fear emerges. For some this ‘uncomfortable’ feeling stops them in their travels, and they figure – “That was too hard, I’ll go back to unconscious breathing thanx – I don’t need the hassle/drama!” Read the rest of this entry »

 Having flexibility usually means we are less likely to have pain with movement. We can do activities that are more strenuous without problem. And we feel confident and secure in our body. Of course the flexible body can indicate a flexible mind. BUT if we feel our body (in its current state) is somewhat rigid – then we focus on the mind to help accelerate the results we desire in our body.

Often we assume that to be flexible we must have a body made of  ‘jello’
– YET flexibility is just as much a state of mind.

The ability to flow with the winds of change can save your life

The ability to flow with the ‘winds of change’ can save your life

 BODY & MIND are ONE – linked and reactive to each other! Read the rest of this entry »

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