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Winter Blues are over! Time to revisit that body!

Life is a cycle.  We have seasonal cycles, moon cycles, life/age cycles, and for women, we have menstrual cycles.  With these cycles are the ebbs and flows of life energy.  In the seasonal cycle, Winter is that time to hibernate, stay still, warm, inside and go within with more for contemplation and rest.  Now that we are in spring, it is the time to move that energy outwards again.  Most people feel the change without thinking about it.  They clean out cupboards, start going for walks, lighten the type of meals they eat, start thinking about socialising more.  These are all natural rhythms of human beings adjusting to the change in energy.  By embracing this spring energy and considering goals and changes we wish to make in our lives, this is the perfect time to re-establish routine and begin to reacquaint ourselves with our bodies.  The energy of this time is to support your goals, and desires and will encourage you to get active again.

Spring is a great time to look at our eating habits, how we eat, and how much we eat.  Its also a super time to get back on the bike, take some bush walks, go camping, and generally get outdoors again.  Its also the perfect time to start your massage routine again.  As bodies begin to thaw (so to speak!) and we are wanting to exercise more, we need to get the blood and lymph flowing again and ease the muscle aches and pains associated with renewed exercise.  Massage is great for this, and also for toxin release, so people who want to diet at this time find that regular massage supports their bodies in the weight loss process, and eases its workload in detoxifying.  Massage is also incredibly relaxing, eases anxiety and promotes deeper sleep, deeper breathing and clearer mental capacity.

To support you in your process of getting fit, healthy and ready for spring,  I am offering 15%  off all appointments as an encouragement to revisit the body, send it some love and begin to reacquaint yourself with a great massage.  This offer is only valid once per client, and is only valid until 30th September.  There are not many spots left, so get in quick to avoid disappointment.  This is my way of treating you all to a spring celebration! (Only valid for bookings made between 20/9 – 30/9.  Not valid for gift vouchers or 5.45/6 pm time slots).

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Spring energy special offers

Spring is here with the ups and down of Spring weather!  One week we have gorgeous warm days in the 20’s, then back we are to cooler days and cold evenings again.  As I sit in my office and look out onto our land, I see the trees now bursting through in bud, and the fruit blossoms coming out in full bloom.  I love spring as I get to head back out into the garden and revisit my weedy flower beds and vegetable patch!  I love the feeling of having more energy, waking with more light, and being able to go for a run without long sleeves on!  Do you love spring too?  Read on for our Spring Equinox Celebration happening this weekend and ways to get back into that routine of looking after the body and eating well. (And remember that I also have Eftpos/ Credit Card facilities too!)  **Special offer below!**


Winter Blues are over!  Time to revisit that body!

Life is a cycle.  We have seasonal cycles, moon cycles, life/age cycles, and for women, we have menstrual cycles.  With these cycles are the ebbs and flows of life energy.  In the seasonal cycle, Winter is that time to hibernate, stay still, warm, inside and go within with more for contemplation and rest.  Now that we are in spring, it is the time to move that energy outwards again.  Most people feel the change without thinking about it.  They clean out cupboards, start going for walks, lighten the type of meals they eat, start thinking about socialising more.  These are all natural rhythms of human beings adjusting to the change in energy.  By embracing this spring energy and considering goals and changes we wish to make in our lives, this is the perfect time to re-establish routine and begin to reacquaint ourselves with our bodies.  The energy of this time is to support your goals, and desires and will encourage you to get active again.

Spring is a great time to look at our eating habits, how we eat, and how much we eat.  Its also a super time to get back on the bike, take some bush walks, go camping, and generally get outdoors again.  Its also the perfect time to start your massage routine again.  As bodies begin to thaw (so to speak!) and we are wanting to exercise more, we need to get the blood and lymph flowing again and ease the muscle aches and pains associated with renewed exercise.  Massage is great for this, and also for toxin release, so people who want to diet at this time find that regular massage supports their bodies in the weight loss process, and eases its workload in detoxifying.  Massage is also incredibly relaxing, eases anxiety and promotes deeper sleep, deeper breathing and clearer mental capacity.

To support you in your process of getting fit, healthy and ready for spring,  I am offering 15%  off all appointments as an encouragement to revisit the body, send it some love and begin to reacquaint yourself with a great massage.  This offer is only valid once per client, and is only valid until 30th September.  There are not many spots left, so get in quick to avoid disappointment.  This is my way of treating you all to a spring celebration! (Only valid for bookings made between 20/9 – 30/9.  Not valid for gift vouchers or 5.45/6 pm time slots

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Ancient Mayan Healing for Reproductive and Digestive Issues.

This article was in Innerself Magazine Autumn Edition 2011

 

While traveling in Central America during 2009 Fiona House decided to search out a traditional healer.   In a small village in the highlands of Belize, Fiona’s path crossed with Miss Beatrice Waight, who was a fifth generation traditional Mayan healer.  Miss Beatice opened Fiona’s awareness to an ancient style of Mayan Abdominal Therapy as she studied under her guidance for 8 days in her home.  After being soaked in the traditional teachings of Miss Beatrice, Fiona returned to Australia and continued her education in this ancient modality with the Arvigo Institute (based in USA) and became a practitioner in The Arvigo Techniques of Mayan Abdominal Therapy(ATMAT).  ATMAT is the compilation of knowledge from Rosita Arvigo, who has a sturdy reputation and over thirty years of experience in healing techniques, including the mayan abdominal therapy.

The heart of this rare technique lies with rectifying female reproductive health and is a gentle non invasive external manipulation and massage process that repositions the internal organs, particularly the uterus, to promote optimum efficiency and vitality. It helps to realign a prolapsed, fallen or tilted uterus, caused by a number of factors such a significant fall, back injury, surgery or traumatic birth. It can also be due to emotional reasons, such as sexual abuse and trauma and the chronic effects of modern lifestyle.

ATMAT also supports the digestive system.  With strong links between poor digestive health and poor serotonin and dopamine production, which can lead to depression and anxiety disorders, it makes sense that the more efficient your digestive health, the better your mental health is. More than 90% of the body’s serotonin and nearly 50% of the body’s dopamine are created in the gut, and Mayan Abdominal therapy helps encourage blood flow to these digestive areas and stimulates health for neurological, psychological and immunological functioning.

This unique therapy is used to treat a wide variety of symptoms pertaining to menstruation, ovulation, endometriosis, fibroids, bladder problems, chronic miscarriages, conception/infertility problems, painful intercourse and constipation, gastritis and irritable bowel syndrome. It’s also effective in treating headaches/migraines, low energy levels, painful, number or weak legs, varicose veins, feet and lower back pain.

‘People seeking treatment come to me with a range of reproductive and digestive issues and pain, and rarely have a treatment plan from Western medicine that works for them. This technique helps address issues that modern medicine has limited options for. My clients have noticed big improvements in their symptoms in as little as one or two sessions. Using this technique, toxins are flushed from their system, hormone levels are balanced out and homeostasis is restored. It’s exciting to witness my clients’ inner equilibrium return and their symptoms decrease. It isn’t just limited to physical congestion but works on releasing emotional blockages and debris as well.

I am incredibly passionate about reconnecting women with their reproductive systems. A lot of females are lacking basic knowledge about our own bodies and cycles. It’s vital we know what is happening with our bodies in an effort to maximize our health.

It’s really easy to see why traditional Mayan healers believe that “if a woman’s uterus is out of balance, then so is she”’, states Fiona.

With a focus on women’s health and renewing inner balance, Fiona is a knowledgeable, caring practitioner that provides a myriad of alternative therapies and services via her  two practices in Kensington Park and Aldgate.

 

copyright © 2012 Fiona House

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The Beautiful Birth Festival was a great success…

I joined the Rainbow Tree stall at the Fullarton Park Community Centre and had a section to myself educating and spreading awareness of the Arvigo Techniques of Maya Abdominal Therapy.  This was a perfect venue for the work as it is fantastic for prenatal and post natal care for a woman’s body, and as you can imagine, there were lots of likely candidates!

I was very busy for most of the day as I met and networked with some great midwives, breast feeding educators, mums, mums to be and women wanting to learn more on how to support their body to return to balance and health.  Many were looking for prenatal and post natal care, however many just wanted help with their current cycle and other personal female conditions.  It was really rewarding to share my new work and its benefits with them.

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The Passing of Miss Beatrice Waight

Some of you may remember that in November 2009 I traveled to Belize in Central America and spent 8 days studying Mayan Abdominal Therapy with a traditional Mayan Healer Miss Beatrice Waight.  It is great sadness to let you know that Miss Beatrice passed away late last year.  She has left a legacy behind her and many westerners had the privilege of studying with her during her life. A book of her life and art has now been released to celebrate her achievements and continue to spread some of her gifts and knowledge.

I have been lucky enough to have been included in this book, in a section where her students could write and tell a story of their experiences of Miss Beatrice.  It is a great honor to have known this woman, to share her home, and to be able to share my experiences of her in this book.
‘Fire Heart The life and Teachings of Miss Beatrice Torres Waight, In Her Own Words’ is a direct transmission from an authentic Maya medicine woman from the rainforest of Belize, Central America. In her unique style and Belizean charm she shares her life story, her teachings, her ceremonies, her cultural traditions, her herbal knowledge and her Maya recipes with the reader in an intimate and endearing way. This book is a portal for you to enter the magical world of the Maya!’

To learn more about this book, and to purchase, click on the photo to be directed to lulu.com.

 

 

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What are shell essences?

Shell and Coral Essences are a holistic form of energy medicine. Natural remedies similar to homeopathy, they are made in the time-honored method of most flower essences, pioneered by Dr. Edward Bach, creator of Bach Flower Remedies. These vibrational essences use life-force energy found in nature to stimulate a healing response in the body’s subtle energy system. They understand the complexity of our energy bodies, accessing our cellular memory to stimulate natural self-healing, re-balance negative emotional states, and create fulfilling lives.

I’ve been using Shell Essences effectively for the last 6 years with clients on their journey towards balance and self awareness with great results. It’s a pleasure to provide something so subtle and gentle, yet also so powerful to initiate change for people.