R2H Home massage course – buy now!

We have been puzzling over ways that we can help out our massage clients scattered about Southland in self isolation – letting those aches and pains build up. This is not helped by the fact that the nation is either hunching over less than ideal temporary / makeshift home office situations, or throwing themselves into home renovations! So we have put together some home massage training that you can use to treat yourself till you are able to get in to see us again!

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job vacancies at Ryding2Health: May 2021

We are excited to announce that due to business growth, we are looking for TWO amazing people to join the Ryding2Health family!

The best way to find out what it’s like to work here, is see for yourself!

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REPs Registered Professional Overcomes Adversity

We are inspired to share the story of REPs registered exercise professional and Ryding2Health owner Melanie Ryding who has confronted head on a life changing disability to overcome adversity and thrive. 

While the world focused on Covid-19, Melanie found herself with some very different health worries in 2020, resulting in her being in hospital having multiple surgeries in a failed attempt to save her left leg.

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Lymphatic Drainage: the ideal post Christmas detox!

We are coming into the holiday period, crazy time of year when we all eat and drink waaaay too much, never do quite as much as we intended and regret it all afterwards looking for a quick fix! Well, we might be able to help with the overindulgence yukky feelings you may have at the end of the holiday period.

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What is Chinese cupping?

Cupping is a type of alternative therapy that originated in China. It involves placing cups on the skin to create suction. The suction facilitates healing with blood flow.

It is also thought that the suction can help facilitate the flow of “qi” in the body. Qi is a Chinese word meaning life force. A famous Taoist alchemist and herbalist, Ge Hong, reportedly first practiced cupping. in 281AD

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Exercise and mental health

So many of our clients come to see us with fitness goals, but forget about the positive effects that fitness can have on mental health. They start their journey – reach their goal, then find that they ‘need’ that fitness fix in order to keep everything in balance! So, what role exactly does fitness have on mental health and how exactly does it work?

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R.I.P Rachel

It is will deep sadness that we share this news with you. After a long and courageous fight, a dearly loved client and friend of ours, Rachel Robertson, lost her battle with Cancer on Saturday 23 May.

Rachel has been a client of Ryding2Health since she won her first fight with Cancer and came to us to rebuild her strength. Just 6 months from being given the complete all clear, the cancer returned. She battled it again for another 18 months before, unfortunately, the cancer won this time.

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