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
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.
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.
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