Stress and your number twos!

There are some great research links with strong evidence to suggest that psychological stress has marked impact on gastrointestinal health and digestion. You may have read about this in mainstream media lately (Dr John Douillard). Stress is processed through the intestinal tract where 95 percent of the body’s serotonin and other neurotransmitters are manufactured and […]

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Robyn’s Top 10 Lifestyle Tips

For this blog I’d like to pass on my top 10 tips that can be used daily that I’ve picked up through my practice with both my Physio and Ayurveda work. The small changes below can make a big difference in overall health if you stick with them in a daily routine. “It is better […]

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Probiotics and Prebiotics

Probiotics and Prebiotics – I’ve had quite a few questions come up in clinical practice this past week or two about this subject, so here’s my version of what they are and how they can help you restore and keep healthy gut bacteria and microbiome. It is a complex area – please ask me if […]

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What are the right Summer berries for you?

Summer berries are coming out in the fruit shops and they look so good! Prices are still high with punnets of strawberries and blueberries up close to the $10 mark but prices should start reducing soon. It’s really important to eat seasonally as plants grow when your body needs them! Ayurvedically speaking, berries are ideally […]

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Skin beauty and Ayurveda

Your skin shows what is happening below the surface – no ammount of expensive creams and makeup can really make you look healthy. Health glows through from the inside. Ayurvedic body type (dosha) determines how we recommend skin care to our clients. Generally you are vata type if you are fine pored and tanned and […]

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Ayurveda for dogs

Yes! Dogs have Ayurveda constitutions too. In General: Vata dogs are high energy and are very alert. They need daily activity, stimulation, fun, and play. They will tend toward anxiety and sensitivity. They are sprinters, can tire easily even with tons of energy and are picky and light eaters. They should have a tall or thin […]

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Does your lymphatic system need a boost?

Do you feel that your physical or mental energy resources are flagging? Do you experience tiredness and stiffness in the morning? Do you experience itchiness, skin rashes or acne? Do you get sinus build up when you eat dairy products or other foods? Do you retain fluid in your hands and feet? Do you feel [...]
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Get primed for hay fever

Hay fever season is coming with Spring only 2 weeks away! For those who suffer from hay fever or have friends or family who do, please pass this on and let them know it is a great idea to prime yourselves before the pollen is released. This way you can ward the inflammatory response off […]

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This is the first of my newsletters which I will be putting out fortnightly. I aim to include little interesting snippets of information about Ayurveda that I hope you will enjoy. These will include snippets on food, herbs, recipes, exercises and general well being. I aim to keep them short and sweet. I love coriander […]

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