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Access Consciousness is a different point of view about life. It allows you to change anything you cannot change and create everything you desire in a different and easier way. The aim of Access is to create a world of consciousness and oneness, where everything exists and nothing is judged. Are you ready to expand the level of choices and possibilities that are available to you?

Acupressure is a blend of acupuncture and pressure, and is a complementary medicine technique derived from acupuncture. It is based on the concept of life energy which flows through meridians in the body. In treatment, physical pressure is applied to trigger points with the aim of clearing blockages in these meridians. Pressure may be applied by hand, by elbow, or with various devices.

Acupuncture is the stimulation of specific points along the skin of the body involving various methods such as the application of heat, pressure, or laser or penetration of thin needles. It is a key component of traditional Chinese medicine, which aims to treat a range of conditions. It is a form of complementary and alternative medicine.

The Akashic Records is the database that stores all information about all choices that were ever made. Every Soul has its own Akashic Record, and this contains all information about that Soul, all the way back to its origination. We access the Akashic Records so that we can understand what choices you made that may be negatively affecting you to this day. We also access the Records to understand our path and purpose in this life. When you have a conscious understanding of these choices then you can also energetically clear their consequences within the Akashic Records. This facilitates healing and in turn will assist you to live your own purpose in this life.

This technique teaches students to identify and exercise control over physical habits of excess tension, posture, internal stress, breathing and movement and habits of thinking that interfere with natural ease and flow in everyday activity and skilled performance.

Animal Health is the spiritual healing of any animal, big or small by trained Spiritual healers.

Antaneea Technique is an amazing, effective way of finding balance and rediscovering the truth of who you are. It assists you in releasing negative patterns of the past. This Soul massage pours light into the cells, and together with the loving energy projected by the therapist, the journey to finding balance begins.

Teachers teach in the vinyasa style with holding some key poses for a longer time. A flow practice helps to connect you to your breath and the breath serves as a guide in your asana practice. Vinyasa flow warms up the body and links the focus of the class to the physical expression. Holding the poses allows for more explanation of the key alignment principle and the linking of the spiritual intention to your body.

Apitherapy is a branch of alternative medicine that uses honey bee products including honey, pollen, propolis, royal jelly and bee venom.

Aromatherapy is a form of alternative medicine that uses volatile plant materials, known as essential oils, and other aromatic compounds for the purpose of altering a person’s mind, mood, cognitive function or health.

Art Therapy helps people to heal themselves through self-expression and gain relief through the art of drawing, painting and modelling. Definitions of art therapy vary due to its origins in two fields: art and psychotherapy. It can focus on the art-making process as therapeutic in and of itself (art as therapy) or it can be “art in therapy” (art psychotherapy). The psychoanalytic approach was the earliest form of art psychotherapy.

Ascension involves the acceleration of vibrational energy and the expansion of awareness which creates a shift in consciousness. When a particular life system raises its vibrationary state from one energetic state of being/realm of existence, to another higher one, it is ascending. Put simply, it is like tuning into a particular radio station frequency–you can’t hear a particular radio station unless you’re tuned in to its particular frequency.

This is the name given to the system of yoga taught by Sri K PattabhiJois. This style of yoga is physically demanding as it involves synchronising breathing with progressive and continuous series of postures-a process producing intense internal heat and a profuse, purifying sweat that detoxifies muscles and organs. The result is improved circulation, flexibility, stamina, a light and strong body, and a calm mind. Ashtanga is an athletic yoga practice and is not for beginners.

Astrology is known to have existed in many different cultures throughout the world for several thousands of years. Astrology is a study of the stars and planets and their relationship to and manner in which they affect the earth and everything that lives within and upon it.

Aura-Soma is an ancient knowledge that has been revitalised into a living system easily accessible to all. At this pivotal point in history, Aura-Soma speaks to you through 105 scintillatingly beautiful bottles of rainbow coloured equilibrium oils, special essences, pomanders and quintessence.

Auriculotherapy is the use of small acupuncture needles placed into specific points in both ears. This allows the opening of Energy Vortexes throughout the body which thereby allows energy to once again flow unhindered through the body. Auriculotherapy, or auricular therapy, or ear acupuncture, or auriculoacupuncture is a form of alternative medicine based on the idea that the ear is a micro system which reflects the entire body, represented on the auricle, the outer portion of the ear. Conditions affecting the physical, mental or emotional health of the patient are assumed to be treatable by stimulation of the surface of the ear exclusively.

This is an ancient Indian system of medicine that deals with every aspect of a person’s physical, mental and spiritual health. The word “Ayurveda” is made up of 2 Sanskrit words – ayur, means “life” and veda, means “knowledge”. It is the main form of medicine in India, where orthodox doctors and Ayurvedic physicians work together.

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Bio Energetic Stress Testing – This is a holistic approach to medicine using modern testing techniques in conjunction with the principles of Chinese acupuncture. The Bio-Energetic Stress Test (BEST) is a non-invasive and painless testing tool that measures electrical conductivity through pressure on acupuncture points on the hands and feet. The BEST system consists of more than 30,000 items in a continually updated database. From this large database we test for vitamin and mineral deficiencies, hormonal imbalances, food and environmental sensitivities along with heavy metal toxicity. We also test all the major organs and glands of the body to get an overall picture of the body health at this time.

Baby health is the study of health as it applies to infants and their families. The field investigates optimal social and emotional development of infants and their families in the first three years of life. Cognitive development, and the development of motor skills may also be considered part of the infant health.

Flower essences are subtle liquid extracts, generally taken in oral form, which are used to address profound issues of emotional well-being, soul development and the mind-body connection. Bach flower remedies are extreme dilutions of flower material developed by Edward Bach, an English homeopath, in the 1930’s. Bach believed that dew found on flower petals retain healing properties of that plant. The remedies are intended primarily for emotional and spiritual conditions, including but not limited to depression, anxiety, insomnia and stress.

Bioenergetics is the biology of energy transformations and energy exchanges (as in photosynthesis) within and between living things and their environments.

The practitioner uses a sophisticated electrical instrument to monitor the patient’s nervous system and emotional responses. He will allow the patient to observe these changes such as their body temperature and brain wave patterns. The machine is able to measure these changes in the body. The patient is then taught to carefully control these bodily functions by techniques such as relaxation, visualisation therapy, breathing and meditation.

Bio-focusing is about showing you what to do so that when physical, emotional and spiritual hopelessness seem inevitable, there’s a way to go on, and grow on. When pain, suffering, disease, illness, death and grief are shaken like a kaleidoscope, and observed carefully, patterns are obvious but difficult to read for meaning.

Biogenetics is about altering the genetics of a living organism or cell, such as colour, fur pattern, behaviour, and more. It involves the introduction of foreign DNA or synthetic genes into the cell or organism. Any organism that is modified through biogenetic engineering is considered a genetically modified organism.

Bio-geometry is a science that deals with the Energy of Shape. Bio-geometry is the language of seeing the relationship between shape and energy. Everything in nature has shape and everything has energy. Bio-geometry deals with a very specific kind of relationship between shape and energy. It deals with shapes that brings balance into energy fields.

The word Bio-kinetics is taken from the Greek word “BIOS” which means “life” and “KINESIS” which means “movement”. In other words, it refers to the maintenance of quality of life through the use of physical activity. Bio-kinetics is a medically recognised professional discipline, applying scientifically based physical activity, to either help prevent disease or to do final phase rehabilitation following the onset of disease. A Bio-kineticist can be thought of as a specialised exercise therapist that functions in professional alliance to health and medicine.

The Body Balance Activation Technique is a quantum-healing system that works to access memories stored deep within our body’s cellular and molecular structures in order to release them and make way for our body to heal at the level of our DNA.

A combination of ancient healing principles, percussive techniques and modern scientific understanding, Body Frequency Alignment aids in achieving states of peace and calm that assist the body’s natural healing ability. The body and the mind are brought into a state of coherence through the use of specific frequencies and musical tempo.

BODY STRESS RELEASE (BSR) is a gentle, precise and effective technique that assists the body to heal itself naturally by releasing tensions stored in the physical structures. Stress becomes locked into physical structures when the body fails to adapt to an overload of stress. This may result in pain, stiffness, numbness and postural distortions. In addition, the body’s capacity to co-ordinate its functions are undermined.

The Bowen Technique is a remedial, hands-on therapy that is applied using very gentle pressure. The practitioner uses thumbs and fingers on precise points of the body to perform Bowen’s unique sets of rolling-type moves which stimulate the muscles and soft tissue of the body. There is no manipulation or adjustment of hard tissue and no force is used. The experience of a treatment is gentle, subtle and relaxing. It is believed that the Bowen Technique prompts the body to reset, repair and balance itself and clients report the experience of pain relief, improvement of function and recovery of energy.

Brain Integration Therapy (BIT) incorporates performing specific tasks which are difficult for an individual, followed by “re-patterning” techniques which stimulate the neurological connections within the brain and facilitate whole brain learning. “Re-patterning” really means “retraining” the brain to more efficiently use both sides to perform tasks, rather than limiting itself to using only one hemisphere at a time.

Buddhism is a non-theistic religion that encompasses a variety of traditions, beliefs and practices largely based on teachings attributed to Siddhartha Gautama, who is commonly known as the Buddha, meaning “the awakened one”. According to Buddhist tradition, the Buddha lived and taught in the eastern part of the Indian subcontinent sometime between the 6th and 4th centuries BCE. He is recognised by Buddhists as an awakened or enlightened teacher who shared his insights to help sentient beings end their suffering through the elimination of ignorance and craving by way of understanding and the seeing of dependent origination, with the ultimate goal of attainment of the sublime state of nirvana.

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Regenerative medicine is the “process of replacing or regenerating human cells, tissues or organs to restore or establish normal function”. This field holds the promise of regenerating damaged tissues and organs in the body by replacing damaged tissue and/or by stimulating the body’s own repair mechanisms to heal previously irreparable tissues or organs.

Chakras are centres within our energy field where Life Force flows into and out of our being, on the levels of form. As we focus on the Light within us we spontaneously release what stands in the way of our experience of Light, Love, and Well-being.

The word Chirology means ‘knowledge of the hands’ and is an evolved form of Palmistry. Chirology is the study of our hands and their connection to our physical, emotional, vocational, intellectual and spiritual selves. The Primary difference between Chirology and Palmistry is the use of the elements rather than the planets as an interpretive language, with emphasis on the present time rather than past or future predicted events. Some aspects of Palmistry are embraced and merged with the ancient principles of the element system.

Chelation therapy is a medical procedure that involves the administration of chelating agents to remove heavy metals from the body. Chelation therapy has a long history of use in clinical toxicology and remains in use for some very specific medical treatments, although it is administered under very careful medical supervision due to various inherent risks. The use of chelation as alternative therapy can prove fatal, and medical evidence does not support the effectiveness of chelation therapy for any purpose other than the treatment of heavy metal poisoning.

In this category you will find practitioners who care about the educational wellbeing of children. Tutors, teachers and training institutions will be found here.

The best way to support children’s growing bodies with the correct nutrition.

Children are young human beings below the age of full physical development. A son or daughter of any age. A teenager is a person aged between 13 and 19 years. Adolescence (from Latin adolescere, meaning “to grow up”)is a transitional stage of physical and psychological human development that generally occurs during the period from puberty to legal adulthood (age of majority).The period of adolescence is most closely associated with the teenage years, though its physical, psychological and cultural expressions may begin earlier and end later. For example, although puberty has been historically associated with the onset of adolescent development, it now typically begins prior to the teenage years and there has been a normative shift of it occurring in preadolescence, particularly in females Physical growth, as distinct from puberty (particularly in males), and cognitive development generally seen in adolescence, can also extend into the early twenties.

Chinese astrology is based on the traditional astronomy and calendars. Chinese astrology does not calculate the positions of the sun, moon and planets at the time of birth. The development of Chinese astrology is tied to that of astronomy, which came to flourish during the Han Dynasty (2nd century BC to 2nd century AD). Chinese astrology has a close relation with Chinese philosophy (theory of the harmony of sky, humans and earth) and different “principles” to Western: the wu xing teachings, yin and yang, astronomy: five planets, the 10 Celestial stems, the 12 Earthly Branches, the lunisolar calendar (moon calendar and sun calendar), the time calculation after year, month, day and shichen.

Traditional Chinese medicine, also known as TCM (simplified Chinese: traditional Chinese: pinyin), includes a range of traditional medical practices originating in China. Although well accepted in the mainstream of medical care throughout East Asia, it is considered an alternative medical system in much of the western world. TCM practices include such treatments as herbal medicine, acupuncture, dietary therapy, and both Tui na and Shiatsu massage. Qigong and Taijiquan are also closely associated with TCM.

The practice of Chiropody is the assessment of the foot and the treatment and prevention of diseases or disorders of the foot by therapeutic, surgical, orthotic and palliative means. Chiropody is practiced by qualified, regulated practitioners who have undergone government established and recognized programs and examinations.

Chiropractic is a form of alternative medicine which focuses on manipulation of the musculoskeletal system, especially the spine called a science of healing without drugs. Chiropractic’s origins lie in the folk medicine of bone setting, and as it evolved it incorporated vitalism, spiritual inspiration and rationalism. Its early philosophy was based on deduction from irrefutable doctrine helped distinguish chiropractic from medicine, provided it with legal and political defences against claims of practicing medicine without a license, and allowed chiropractors to establish themselves as an autonomous profession.

Life coaching draws upon a variety of tools and techniques from other disciplines such as sociology, psychology, positive adult development and career counselling with an aim towards helping people identify and achieve personal goals. Speciality life coaches may have degrees in psychological counselling, hypnosis, dream analysis, marketing and other areas relevant to providing guidance.

Chromotherapy, sometimes called colour therapy or colorology, is an alternative medicine method. It is claimed that a therapist trained in chromotherapy can use colour and light to balance energy wherever a person’s body be lacking, be it physical, emotional, spiritual, or mental. Of course, it should not be confused with Light Therapy, which has been proven to relieve things like major depressive disorder.

Counselling is a type of talking therapy that allows a person to talk about their problems and feelings in a confidential and dependable environment. A counsellor is trained to listen with empathy (by putting themselves in your shoes). They can help you deal with any negative thoughts and feelings that you have. Sometimes, the term ‘counselling’ is used to refer to talking therapies in general, but counselling is also a specific type of therapy in its own right.

Craniosacral therapy (also called CST, cranial osteopathy, also spelled Craniosacral bodywork or therapy) is a method of Complementary and alternative medicine used by physical therapists, massage therapists, naturopaths, chiropractors and osteopaths. A craniosacral therapy session involves the therapist placing their hands on the patient, which they say allows them to tune into what they call the craniosacral system. By gently working with the spine, the skull and its cranial sutures, diaphragms, and fascia, the restrictions of nerve passages are said to be eased, the movement of cerebrospinal fluid through the spinal cord can be optimised, and misaligned bones are said to be restored to their proper position. Craniosacral therapists use the therapy to treat mental stress, neck and back pain, migraines, TMJ Syndrome, and for chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia.

Expressive therapy, also known as the expressive therapies, expressive arts therapy or creative arts therapy, is the use of the creative arts as a form of therapy. Unlike traditional art expression, the process of creation is emphasized rather than the final product. Expressive therapy is predicated on the assumption that people can heal through use of imagination and the various forms of creative expression.

Healing massage with various crystals to work energetically with the chakras in the body. Different crystals are used for different ailments. The massage can rejuvenate your entire being!

Crystal healing is an alternative medicine technique that employs stones and crystals as healing tools. The practitioner places crystals on different parts of the body, often corresponding to the chakras, or places crystals around the body in an attempt to construct an energy grid, which is believed to surround the client with healing energy. The healing is supposed to remove blockages in the aura or the body’s electromagnetic field.

Cupping therapy is an ancient body work technique that treats conditions of pain, inflammation, congestion and toxicity. It is effective, relaxing and non-invasive. The therapist firstly massages the area to be cupped and then applies the cups to the body. The skin beneath the cups is gently drawn up, efficiently improving circulation. The increased circulation brings nutrient rich blood to the area, facilitating the body’s healing process.

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A dietary supplement is intended to provide nutrients that may otherwise not be consumed in sufficient quantities. Supplements as generally understood include vitamins, minerals, fibre, fatty acids, or amino acids, among other substances. These products are not intended to prevent or treat any disease and in some circumstances are dangerous, according to the U.S. National Institutes of Health. For those who fail to consume a balanced diet, the agency says that certain supplements “may have value.”

Dorn is a Complementary Therapy employing techniques which have been designed to correct misalignments of the spine and other joints using a dynamic approach carried out rather uniquely with full active participation of the client. The Dorn Method avoids unnecessary stress to muscles and ligaments and involves no jerky manipulation, no thrust moves or ‘clicking’ and ‘crunching’ of joints which some people fear or dislike.

Dowsing is a type of divination employed in attempts to locate ground water, buried metals or ores, gemstones, oil, grave sites, and many other objects and materials, as well as so-called currents of earth radiation (ley lines), without the use of scientific apparatus. Dowsing is also known as divining.

Dream interpretation is the process of assigning meaning to dreams. In many of the ancient societies, including Egypt and Greece, dreaming was considered a supernatural communication or a means of divine intervention, whose message could be unravelled by those with certain powers.

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Emotional Freedom Technique is a simple routine giving effective release of physical and emotional stress. Quick and easy to learn, it can be used at home by the whole family. Used to balance strong emotions, manage pain, identify and release limits to potential, overcome phobias, addictions and weight problems with an emotional source, release trauma, and improve sports performance.

The planet and its life have their own delicate inherent electromagnetic fields which are being dramatically influenced and disrupted by the vast unnatural fields of electromagnetic radiation created by man. EMR is something that we cannot see, feel, hear, touch, taste or smell but it is wreaking havoc with our health.

The EMF Balancing Technique is a new energy system designed to accelerate the integration of spirit and biology, so that you can increase your health and co-create the healing miracles you need. The technique is a simple and elegant systematic procedure anyone can learn, utilising the human to human effect upon the electromagnetic field. There are 13 phases of the technique.

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According to Schussler – a German GP and homeopath in Oldenburg in the early nineteenth century – occurring mineral deficiencies will immediately reflect in the face and if not treated, the body will react with a disturbance. He considered Facial Analysis as some kind of an art, to see the deficiencies in a human face based upon the interpretation of the signs.

Feng Shui is a Chinese philosophical system of harmonising the human existence with the surrounding environment. The term Feng Shui literally translates as “wind-water” in English. Feng Shui is one of the Five Arts of Chinese Metaphysics, classified as physiognomy (observation of appearances through formulas and calculations). The Feng Shui practice discusses architecture in metaphoric terms of “invisible forces” that bind the universe, earth, and man together, known as qi.

Fire walking is the act of walking barefoot over a bed of hot embers or stones. It has a long history in many cultures as a test or proof of faith, and is also used in modern motivational seminars and fund-raising events.

Flotation therapy is a method of relaxation and it involves sensory deprivation. Before entering the tank, you will be asked to take a shower. Once this is done the patient is left to float in an “isolation tank” which is filled with mineral water that contains a mixture of Epsom and other mineral salts.

There are quite a number of flower remedies available. Flower essence therapy involves the application of flower essences in the context of an overall program of health enhancement, either in professional practice or home care. Flower essences are subtle liquid extracts, generally taken in oral form, which are used to address profound issues of emotional well-being, soul development and the mind-body connection.

Functional medicine is a form of alternative medicine which proponents say focuses on interactions between the environment and the gastrointestinal, endocrine, and immune systems. Practitioners attempt to develop individual treatment plans for people they treat.

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Gestalt therapy is an existential and experiential psychotherapy that focuses on the individual’s experience in the present moment, the therapist-client relationship, the environmental and social contexts in which these things take place, and the self-regulating adjustments people make as a result of the overall situation.

A gemstone or gem (also called a precious or semi-precious stone, a fine gem, or jewel) is a piece of mineral, which, in cut and polished form, is used to make jewellery or other adornments. However certain rocks (such as lapis lazuli), or organic materials that are not minerals (such as amber or jet), are also used for jewellery, and are therefore often considered to be gemstones as well. Most gemstones are hard, but some soft minerals are used in jewellery because of their lustre or other physical properties that have aesthetic value.

All about keeping your “tummy” happy.

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A health food store is a type of grocery store that primarily sells health foods, organic foods, local produce, and often nutritional supplements. Health food stores typically offer a wider or more specialised selection of foods than conventional grocery stores for their customers, for example athletes and bodybuilders, people with special dietary needs, such as people who are allergic to the gluten in wheat or some other substance, or have diabetes mellitus, and for people who observe vegetarian, vegan, raw food, organic, or other alternative diets. Some stores that would usually be thought of as ‘health food stores’ prefer the term ‘whole food stores’ to acknowledge that they sell whole or organic foods, but not the large range of artificial nutritional supplements common in other health food stores. Most health food stores also sell nutritional supplements, like vitamins, herbal supplements and homeopathic remedies.

Heller-work Structural Integration is a unique and transformative work based on the inseparability of body, mind, and spirit and the assumption that every person is innately healthy. It is a powerful system of somatic education and structural bodywork designed to realign our bodies and movement in gravity. This increases the availability of health, energy, flexibility, and self-expression. Combining Bodywork, Movement Education and Dialogue, Hellerwork helps the client develop a deeper awareness of their body and their expression in the world.

Herbs is a plant used for flavouring food or in medicine. A plant which dies down to the ground after flowering. Herbalism is the use of plants in medicine and cookery. herbs are any plants used for flavouring, food, medicine, or perfume. Culinary use typically distinguishes herbs as referring to the leafy green parts of a plant (either fresh or dried), from a “spice”, a product from another part of the plant (usually dried), including seeds, berries, bark, roots and fruits. In medicinal or spiritual use any of the parts of the plant might be considered “herbs”, including leaves, roots, flowers, seeds, resin, root bark, inner bark (and cambium), berries and sometimes the pericarp or other portions of the plant.

Holistic medicine is a form of healing that considers the whole person body, mind, spirit, and emotions in the quest for optimal health and wellness. According to the holistic medicine philosophy, one can achieve optimal health the primary goal of holistic medicine practice by gaining proper balance in life. Holistic medicine practitioners believe that the whole person is made up of interdependent parts and if one part is not working properly, all the other parts will be affected. In this way, if people have imbalances (physical, emotional, or spiritual) in their lives, it can negatively affect their overall health.

Resonance Repatterning is also known as Holographic Repatterning. It is a process that works with the self-healing energy within your body-mind field. Each session taps into the wisdom of your body to offer specific support for the needs being expressed for moving from a place of less than optimal energy functioning to greater wholeness.

Homeopathy is a system of medicine which involves treating the individual with highly diluted substances, given mainly in tablet form, with the aim of triggering the body’s natural system of healing. Based on their specific symptoms, a homeopath will match the most appropriate medicine to each patient.

Hypnosis is an artificially induced sleep-like condition in which an individual is in a high state of concentration. Someone in this condition is extremely responsive to suggestions and can perform tasks efficiently, obey instructions, avoid hazards and speak lucidly when asked by a hypnotist.

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This unique and highly effective form of Inner Child Work allows a person to have a first-hand experience with the child within. This type of Inner Child work is very different than talk therapy, it is a dialogue process using the non-dominant and dominant hand which safely allows you to access and heal hidden areas, memories and release blocked energies. Profound changes often occur within the first few sessions. I provide gentle guidance and protection for those who are ready to listen to their Inner Child.

Intravenous therapy (IV therapy or iv therapy in short) is the infusion of liquid substances directly into a vein. Intravenous simply means “within vein”. Therapies administered intravenously are often called specialty pharmaceuticals. It is commonly referred to as a drip because many systems of administration employ a drip chamber, which prevents air from entering the blood stream (air embolism), and allows an estimation of flow rate. Intravenous therapy may be used to correct electrolyte imbalances, to deliver medications, for blood transfusion or as fluid replacement to correct, for example, dehydration. Intravenous therapy can also be used for chemotherapy.

Iridology (also known as iridodiagnosis[1]) is an alternative medicine technique whose proponents believe that patterns, colours, and other characteristics of the iris can be examined to determine information about a patient’s systemic health. Practitioners match their observations to iris charts which divide the iris into zones corresponding to specific parts of the human body. Iridologists see the eyes as “windows” into the body’s state of health.

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Kinesiology follows the philosophy of we are created perfectly for what it is we are to achieve in life. However, sometimes and for various reasons, we find ourselves in distress. This is our body’s way of indicating that we are “off track” and an area, or areas of our life are in need of attention.

Originally an audio engineer, Lee Carroll began to channel communications which he claimed originated from a being from a higher dimension called Kryon in 1989. He describes Kryon as an angelic loving entity coming from the Source (or “Central Sun”) who has been with the Earth “since the beginning” and belonging to the same “Family” of Archangel Michael. The information he publishes, both printed and online, is intended to help humans ascend to a higher vibration level.

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Laughter therapy aims to get people laughing in both group and individual sessions and can help reduce stress, make people and employees happier and more committed, as well as improve their interpersonal skills. Laughing is an excellent way to reduce stress in our lives, and can help you to cope with and survive a stressful lifestyle. Laughter provides a full-scale workout for your muscles and unleashes a rush of stress-busting endorphins. Since our bodies cannot distinguish between real and fake laughter, anything that makes you giggle will have a positive impact. You do not need to be happy or have a sense of humour to benefit from a good laugh.

Light therapy or photo-therapy consists of exposure to daylight or to specific wavelengths of light using lasers, light-emitting diodes, fluorescent lamps, dichroic lamps or very bright, full-spectrum light, for a prescribed amount of time and, in some cases, at a specific time of day.

Lightworkers are those who volunteered, before birth, to help the planet and its population heal from the effects of fear. Each lightworker is here for a sacred purpose. Very often, however, life on earth with its material focus creates a form of amnesia in lightworkers. They then forget their divine and perfect identities, and also their abilities to miraculously help the earth and all living creatures.

Lymph drainage massage with aromatherapy oils boosts your immune system, reduces oedema and cellulite, enhances detox programmes, release physical and mental stress. The lymph system depends on intrinsic contractions of the smooth muscle cells in the walls of lymph vessels (peristalsis) and the movement of skeletal muscles to propel lymph through the vessels to lymph nodes and then beyond the lymph nodes to the lymph ducts which return lymph to the cardiovascular system. Manual lymph drainage uses a specific amount of pressure (less than 9 ounces per square inch) and rhythmic circular movements to stimulate lymph flow.

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Macrobiotics is a system that can be used to create extraordinary health, through using both traditional wisdom and modern knowledge to ascertain the underlying causes of an individual’s current health challenges, and make adjustments to their food and lifestyle choices that support health improvement. Not simply a “diet”, macrobiotic recognises the profound effects food, environment, activities, and attitude all have on our body-mind-emotions.

According to traditional Chinese medicine, vital energy or chi travels along pathways in the body known as meridians. Meridian Therapy refers to any technique, such as acupuncture or acupressure, aimed at restoring or optimizing health by unblocking or balancing the flow of this vital energy.

Expressing one’s Soul Song as mandala art is a sacred communication of your deepest knowing and serves as a talisman for greater understanding of your Earth journey. Music, numerology, guided imagery and spontaneous movement form part of the classes. And its pure fun as the Crown Chakra is involved too!

Massage is the manipulation of superficial and deeper layers of muscle and connective tissue using various techniques, to enhance function, aid in the healing process, decrease muscle reflex activity, inhibit motor-neuron excitability, promote relaxation and well-being and as a recreational activity. Massage involves working and acting on the body with pressure structured, unstructured, stationary, or moving tension, motion, or vibration, done manually or with mechanical aids. Target tissues may include muscles, tendons, ligaments, fascia, skin, joints, or other connective tissue, as well as lymphatic vessels, or organs of the gastrointestinal system. Massage can be applied with the hands, fingers, elbows, knees, forearm, or feet.

Meditation is a mental discipline by which one attempts to get beyond the reflexive, “thinking” mind into a deeper state of relaxation or awareness. Meditation often involves turning attention to a single point of reference. It is a component of many religions, and has been practised since antiquity. It is also practised outside religious traditions. Different meditative disciplines encompass a wide range of spiritual or psychophysical practices that may emphasise different goals-from achievement of a higher state of consciousness, to greater focus, creativity or self-awareness, or simply a more relaxed and peaceful frame of mind.

Meridian Therapies are a new approach that suggest that every limiting thought, upsetting feeling and memory is associated with a disturbance of our body/mind energy system. With roots in clinical psychology, Applied Kinesiology and Traditional Chinese Medicine, Meridian Based Therapies use cognition, affect and non-invasive treatment of the acupuncture meridians (energy lines). This releases blocks and restores the free flow of life energy to heal our minds, hearts, bodies, and souls. The theory underlying this innovative approach offers explanations drawn from quantum physics, information-processing models, and leading-edge biological research. The resulting therapeutic effects are remarkably quick and fundamentally thorough.

The Sacred Merkaba Techniques is a system of prayer and meditation. This blend of ancient Mystery School teachings and modern methods will lead one to Enlightenment and beyond in this lifetime. Mer Ka Ba is an Ancient Egyptian word meaning Light Spirit Body.

Metaphysics is a traditional branch of philosophy concerned with explaining the fundamental nature of being and the world that encompasses it, although the term is not easily defined. A person who studies metaphysics is called a metaphysicist  or a metaphysician. The metaphysician attempts to clarify the fundamental notions by which people understand the world, e.g., existence, objects and their properties, space and time, cause and effect, and possibility.

Movement therapy or dance therapy (DMT) is the psychotherapeutic use of movement and dance to support intellectual, emotional, and motor functions of the body. As a form of expressive therapy, DMT looks at the correlation between movement and emotion. A typical DMT session has four main stages: preparation, incubation, illumination, and evaluation.

Multidimensional Family Therapy (MDFT) is a comprehensive and multisystemic family-based outpatient or partial hospitalisation (day treatment) program for substance-abusing adolescents, adolescents with co-occurring substance use and mental disorders, and those at high risk for continued substance abuse and other problem behaviours such as conduct disorder and delinquency.

Music and Sound therapy in such disciplines as anthropology and ethnomusicology, music and healing are thought to be one of the many uses of music found in all societies, historical or current. With the emergence of civilisations, written philosophical, magical or religious accounts of music and healing indicate that music was perceived as having general therapeutic value and influence over one’s soul, emotions, thoughts or physical condition.

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The Namo Natural Health approach to wellness is holistic, focusing on physical, mental and spiritual needs. Our hands-on NaturMotion treatment programme relieves pain and stress. Stretching, strengthening and breathing exercises generate a feeling of vitality and well-being. The body/mind connection through movement enables you to stay calm and centred to handle life.

Naturopathy (also known as naturopathic medicine or natural medicine) is an eclectic alternative medical system that focuses on natural remedies and the body’s vital ability to heal and maintain itself. Naturopathic philosophy favours a holistic approach and minimal use of surgery and drugs.

NLP stands for Neuro-Linguistic Programming, a name that encompasses the three most influential components involved in producing human experience: neurology, language and programming. The neurological system regulates how our bodies function, language determines how we interface and communicate with other people and our programming determines the kinds of models of the world we create. Neuro-Linguistic Programming describes the fundamental dynamics between mind (neuro) and language (linguistic) and how their interplay affects our body and behaviour (programming).

Numbers are not just numbers. Each one holds a particular energy and quality. Every letter of the alphabet is linked to a number, from 1 to 9, starting with number 1 at A, and again at J, and so on. When all the letters of your name are added up and reduced to one digit, it gives vital information about you!

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Organic foods are made according to certain production standards. For the vast majority of human history, agriculture can be described as organic; only during the 20th century was a large supply of new and often untested synthetic chemicals, touted as improvements, introduced to the food supply. This more recent style of production is referred to as “conventional,” though organic production has been the convention for a much greater period of time.

Osho Rebalancing utilises a combination of deep tissue massage, joint tension release and energy balancing, combined with Osho Active Meditations, to counteract chronic holding patterns that contribute to pain and illness. Osho Rebalancing views the human body as much more than its physical component, recognising that the emotional, energetic and spiritual aspects are of as much importance to our totality.

Osteopathy is a form of drug-free non-invasive manual medicine that focuses on total body health by treating and strengthening the musculoskeletal framework, which includes the joints, muscles and spine. Its aim is to positively affect the body’s nervous, circulatory and lymphatic systems.

Oxygen therapy is the administration of oxygen as a medical intervention, which can be for a variety of purposes in both chronic and acute patient care. Oxygen is essential for cell metabolism, and in turn, tissue oxygenation is essential for all normal physiological functions.

Some people, including a number of doctors and biochemists, believe ozone has remarkable healing properties. Others have argued that it is non-scientific and has no proven benefits. For many years ozone’s medical value or non-value has been the subject of controversial and emotional debate. The advent of precise medical ozone generators has only recently allowed the mechanisms, action and possible toxicity of ozone to be evaluated by clinical trials. Ozone has a capacity to oxidise organic compounds, and has well-known toxic effects on the respiratory tract when present in smog. In medical use the gas – produced from medical grade oxygen – is administered in precise therapeutic doses, and never via inhalation, and advocates claim it has holistic health benefits.

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Pain is complex, so there are many treatment options — medications, therapies, and mind-body techniques. Learn the benefits and risks of each, including addiction. Pain management (also called pain medicine or algiatry) is a branch of medicine employing an interdisciplinary approach for easing the suffering and improving the quality of life of those living with pain. The typical pain management team includes medical practitioners, clinical psychologists, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, physician assistants, nurse practitioners, and clinical nurse specialists.

Palmistry, or chiromancy is the claim of characterisation and foretelling the future through the study of the palm, also known as palm reading or chirology. The practice is found all over the world, with numerous cultural variations. Those who practice chiromancy are generally called palmists, palm readers, hand readers, hand analysts, or chirologists.

Parenting is the process of promoting and supporting the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development of a child from infancy to adulthood. Parenting refers to the aspects of raising a child aside from the biological relationship. The most common partaker in parenting is the biological parent(s) of the child in question, although others may be an older sibling, a grandparent, a legal guardian, aunt, uncle or other family member or a family friend. Governments and society take a role as well. In many cases, orphaned or abandoned children receive parental care from non-parent blood relations. Others may be adopted, raised in foster care, or placed in an orphanage.

Pellowah is a direct form of energy healing. The practitioner’s hands are guided by the Pellowah process to unblock and realign all meridians and connect all 12 strands of DNA in preparation for activation. During the treatment, the client often enters a meditative or altered state that is pleasant and relaxing.

The pendulum is basically an amplifier. It is a tool that helps you to access the collective unconscious and your Higher Self. You can get answers to anything you can come up with. Everyone is basically capable of working with the pendulum. Learning to work with it is like learning to play an instrument. It requires constant practice and experimentation Making mistakes is part of the learning process. The results you get will reflect your stage of spiritual/mental development

Physical therapy (physiotherapy in many English-speaking countries) is a health care profession which provides services to individuals and populations to develop, maintain and restore maximum movement and functional ability throughout life. This includes providing services in circumstances where movement and function are threatened by ageing, injury, disease or environmental factors.

Pilates method uses the mind to control the muscles. The program focuses on the core postural muscles which help keep the body balanced and which are essential to providing support for the spine. In particular, Pilates exercises teach awareness of breath and alignment of the spine, and aim to strengthen the deep torso muscles.

Polarity therapy is based on the idea that a person’s health and well-being are determined by the natural flow of energy through the body. Polarity refers to the positive and negative charges of the body’s electromagnetic energy field. Practitioners use touch, movement, and other methods to help this energy flow.

Postural Integration practitioners are highly skilled facilitators of self-exploration employing a body-mind alignment and integration approach that is extraordinarily powerful for personal transformation. Its unusual effectiveness comes from the simultaneous use of body awareness, connective tissue work, energetic release and integration through breathing, expressive movement, Facia Release and the integration of and opening to feelings and attitudes held in the body mind.

Psychology is an academic and applied discipline that involves the scientific study of mental functions and behaviours. Psychology has the immediate goal of understanding individuals and groups by both establishing general principles and researching specific cases, and by many accounts it ultimately aims to benefit society.

Psychophonetics helps you to go beyond the limitations of what you already know about yourself, and to take effective action where it matters most for your healing and growth. Psychophonetics is an expressive and experiential form of counselling and psychotherapy and is known for offering a conversational phase as well as an action phase in the sessions. Each person’s inner and outer experiences are valued and personal responsibility is encouraged.

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Qigong, chi kung, or chi gung is a practice of aligning breath, movement, and awareness for exercise, healing, and meditation. With roots in Chinese medicine, martial arts, and philosophy, qigong is traditionally viewed as a practice to cultivate and balance qi (chi) or what has been translated as “intrinsic life energy”.

QEC is a simple technique, based on new energy medicine, which changes beliefs, thoughts, feelings and behaviours at the subconscious level. It is easy to learn and apply. It is safe, effective and works very quickly. When old self-limiting beliefs are changed for positive life-affirming ones, the brain develops new neural pathways which continue to grow.

Quantum Healing is the process of choosing to alter our consciousness to access the quantum field with an intention to create health. The mind-body connection at sub-atomic level can be used to promote the healing mechanism. The term was first coined by Deepak Chopra, M.D. in his book ‘Quantum Healing’ published in May 1989.

Quantum physics is the study of the behaviour of matter and energy at the molecular, atomic, nuclear, and even smaller microscopic levels. In the early 20th century, it was discovered that the laws that govern macroscopic objects do not function the same in such small realms. Quantum comes from the Latin meaning “how much.” It refers to the discrete units of matter and energy that are predicted by and observed in quantum physics. Even space and time, which appear to be extremely continuous, have smallest possible values.

Quantum-Touch (QT) is an easy to learn method of hands-on healing that uses the scientific principles of resonance and entrainment – combined with very specific breathing techniques and simple body awareness exercises – to create a powerful, yet natural, field of healing energy.

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Rebalancing is the action of bringing a portfolio of investments that has deviated away from one’s target asset allocation back into line. Under-weighted securities can be purchased with newly saved money; alternatively, over-weighted securities can be sold to purchase under-weighted securities.

Rebirthing is intuitive breathwork done with a qualified, trained Rebirther who has not only been rebirthed to the completion of a training, but who has re-experienced their own birth. The Rebirthee will telepathically get that since it was safe for their Rebirther to re-experience being born, it must be safe for them to remember their own personal experience of birth. Your birth was the closest that you have ever been to death. Remembering that experience can be frightening enough to justify locating the very best Rebirther you can find to guide you through your process. The Rebirther is there to guide and assist with your breathing. To help you focus on maintaining the connection between your inhale and exhale for an hour or more, but in the final analysis you are the creator of your experience of everything in the universe, including your rebirth experience.

Reflexology, or zone therapy, is an alternative medicine involving the physical act of applying pressure to the feet, hands, or ears with specific thumb, finger, and hand techniques without the use of oil or lotion. It is based on what reflexologists claim to be a system of zones and reflex areas that they say reflect an image of the body on the feet and hands, with the premise that such work affects a physical change to the body. There is no consensus among reflexologists on how reflexology is supposed to work; a unifying theme is the idea that areas on the foot correspond to areas of the body, and that by manipulating these, one can improve health through one’s qi. Reflexologists divide the body into ten equal vertical zones, five on the right and five on the left. Concerns have been raised by medical professionals that treating potentially serious illnesses with reflexology, which has no proven efficacy, could delay the seeking of appropriate medical treatment.

Reiki is the Ancient art of “laying on of hands” in order to heal. It is the use of touch to convey warmth, serenity, love, caring and healing, through the channelling of energy to enhance a person’s own life force. When experiencing pain, the first thing most people do is put their hands on the painful area.

Remedial Massage is a treatment modality that manipulates the soft tissues of the body including movement for a specific therapeutic effect, rather than a general therapeutic effect. It uses relevant techniques, lubricants and movements according to the client’s needs and response. This leads to the healing process, which begins at the cellular level aiding soft tissues in repairing, restoring functional integrity and adapting back to health. The actual treatment intervention, such as massage, e.g. application of adequate and appropriate pressure to the soft tissues of the body including movement is only a part though a highly significant part of the whole process. The intellectual reasoning that precedes, accompanies and follows the treatment is essential and complex.

The meaning of a spiritual retreat can be different for different religious communities. Spiritual retreats are an integral part of many Hindu, Buddhist, Christian and Sufi (Islamic) communities. Monastery (plural: monasteries) denotes the building, or complex of buildings, comprising the domestic quarters and workplace(s) of monastics, whether monks or nuns, and whether living in communities or alone (hermits). The monastery generally includes a place reserved for prayer which may be a chapel, church or temple, and may also serve as an oratory.

Rife therapy may be the most suppressed medical approach of all times. Here is a brief synopsis. We have chosen the works of the more recognised luminaries in the field, because, as with all alternative therapies, one must be cautious due to the many species and irresponsible “pretenders”.

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Schools, Colleges & Training Centres is the acquisition of knowledge, skills, and competencies as a result of the teaching of vocational or practical skills and knowledge that relate to specific useful competencies. Training has specific goals of improving one’s capability, capacity, productivity and performance. It forms the core of apprenticeships and provides the backbone of content at institutes of technology (also known as technical colleges or polytechnics). In addition to the basic training required for a trade, occupation or profession, observers of the labour-market[who?] recognise as of 2008 the need to continue training beyond initial qualifications: to maintain, upgrade and update skills throughout working life. People within many professions and occupations may refer to this sort of training as professional development.

The SCIO is a sophisticated and profound energetic medicine system, derived from the SCIO [Quantum Xrroid Consciousness Interface]. It incorporates electro-dermal screening, stress testing and biofeedback. It integrates the sciences of mathematics, quantum physics, fractal dynamics, subspace theory, electronics, and computer programming.

A smudge stick is a bundle of dried herbs, most commonly white sage. Often other herbs or plants are used or added and the leaves are usually bound with string in a small bundle and dried. Some other herbs and spices that are often used include cilantro, cedar, lavender, and mugwort, none of which are native to the Americas. They have a strong, pleasant aroma when burnt.

Soul Therapy combines spiritual healing, counselling/ psychotherapy and a range of techniques from the realm of subtle energy work, with the aim of bringing healing at every level of existence.

Sound therapy is in such disciplines as anthropology and ethnomusicology, music and healing are thought to be one of the many uses of music found in all societies, historical or current. With the emergence of civilisations, written philosophical, magical or religious accounts of music and healing indicate that music was perceived as having general therapeutic value and influence over one’s soul, emotions, thoughts or physical condition.

Training to help people with speech and language problems to speak more clearly.

Spiritual healing as practised in the religion of Spiritualism is never advocated as a substitute for mainstream medicine but is used in conjunction with mainstream medicine.† There is substantial empirical evidence, including scientific research, that demonstrates spiritual healing works.

Stem cells are biological cells found in all multicellular organisms, that can divide (through mitosis) and differentiate into diverse specialised cell types and can self-renew to produce more stem cells.

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Tai chi chuan is an internal Chinese martial art often practised for health reasons. Tai chi is typically practised for a variety of other personal reasons: it’s hard and soft martial art technique, demonstration competitions, health and longevity. Consequently, a multitude of training forms exist, both traditional and modern, which correspond to those aims. Some of tai chi chuan’s training forms are well known to Westerners as the slow-motion routines that groups of people practice together every morning in parks around the world, particularly in China.

Therapeutic touch, or TT, is a non-invasive method of healing that was derived from an ancient laying-on of hands technique. In TT, the practitioner alters the patient’s energy field through an energy transfer that moves from the hands of the practitioner to the patient.

Traditional medicine is the sum total of the knowledge, skills, and practices based on the theories, beliefs, and experiences indigenous to different cultures, whether explicable or not, used in the maintenance of health as well as in the prevention, diagnosis, improvement or treatment of physical and mental illness.

TRE is a revolutionary new technique to reduce muscular tension, relieve chronic stress, anxiety, and recover from traumatic episodes in life. Trauma Releasing Exercises (TRE) is a breakthrough in trauma recovery. It is a body-centered methodology of trauma recovery that can be used with individuals or on large-scale populations. It is easily learned, immediately effective and self-empowering. TRE returns a natural tremoring mechanism back into our bodies, in order to achieve balance.

Tellington TTouch Training is a specialised approach to the care and training of our companion animals, horses and exotic animals, as well as for the physical and emotional well-being of humans.

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Vibrational medicine is based on the premise that human bodies are made up of interconnected fields of energy and that when a human body is not well that it is the result of one or more of these fields of energy being unbalanced and that the re-balancing of these energies will help to re-establish a person’s good health. Proponents hypothesise that disease within the physical body occurs at the cellular and bimolecular levels. In vibrational medicine, healing is said to extend from the bimolecular level to the cellular and finally, to the anatomical. According to Hwaa Irfan, praying to Allah can help raise the vibration from negative to positive.

A dynamic creatively integrated approach to transformation and healing that dissolves the body mind split to liberate your voice, free your body and empower you.

A vortex is an often turbulent, flow (or any spiral whirling motion) with closed streamlines. The shape of media or mass rotating rapidly around a centre forms a vortex. It is a flow involving rotation about an axis (not always oriented vertically though; sometimes possessing a horizontal axis).

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Weight management refers to a set of practices and behaviours that are necessary to keep one’s weight at a healthful level. It is preferred to the term “dieting,” because it involves more than regulation of food intake or treatment of overweight people.

Wicca is a modern pagan, witchcraft religion. It draws upon a diverse set of ancient Pagan and 20th century hermetic motifs for its theological structure and ritual practice. Wicca is a diverse religion with no central authority or figure defining it.

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The word yoga comes from Sanskrit, an ancient Indian language. It is a derivation of the word yuj, which means yoking, as in a team of oxen. In contemporary practice, this is often interpreted as meaning union. Yoga is said to be for the purpose of uniting the mind, body, and spirit. Many people think that yoga is just stretching. But while stretching is certainly involved, yoga is really about creating balance in the body through developing both strength and flexibility. This is done through the performance of poses or postures, each of which has specific physical benefits. The poses can be done quickly in succession, creating heat in the body through movement.

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Zen is a school of Mahayana Buddhism that developed in China during the 6th century as Chan. From China, Zen spread south to Vietnam, northeast to Korea and east to Japan. Zen emphasise the attainment of enlightenment and the personal expression of direct insight in the Buddhist teachings. As such, it de-emphasises mere knowledge of sutras and doctrine and favours direct understanding through zazen and interaction with an accomplished teacher.

Zentai is a composite therapy, utilising aspects of Zen Shiatsu, Reflex therapy, Meridian therapy, Massage and Herbalism. The treatment is applied to the hands and feet as this was found to be the most practical, accessible and effective.

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