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!New Zealand
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
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?Read More
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.Read More