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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STress & anxiety management: practical lock down tips & resources

Tough times, NZ and as life is going to be like this worldwide for a while now.. we might as well learn better ways of coping!!

You might need a note pad because I have a LOT to share with you.

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Personal Training for an absolute beginner

In a staff meeting a few months ago, our staff decided to swap skills. For a personal trainer who is then receiving a massage – sweet as! But… our massage therapists also chose to have personal training sessions too! Here’s how Gemma, one of our massage therapists is getting on.

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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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