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The Myth of Relaxation

The Myth of Relaxation I have been contemplating the myth of relaxation for a long time.I have been contemplating the myth of relaxation for a long time. From birth we experience intense forces of gravity upon our bodies.   As custodians, it is our responsibility to...

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The way we carry ourselves

The Way We Carry Ourselves What is posture? What is posture if not a collection of functional attitudes?What is posture but the way someone goes about mundane tasks: like taking out the rubbish, answering the phone or using an eftpos machine? As a movement therapist I...

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Massage in the Time of Covid

Massage in the Time of Covid When I was 14 years of age, my Japanese Grandfather taught me how to massage DO-IN points on the forearm.  Little did I know, it was the beginning of my life time journey as a Movement and Massage Therapist.Today, after more than three...

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Let’s Get Moving

Let's Get Moving Lock down has been an amazing experience. With family overseas it has been an emotional time as much as a time for growth and change, love and connection.For the past weeks, I have been busy participating in an immersion course in Ivaldo Bertazzo’s...

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Bertazzo Online

Bertazzo Online If you speak Portuguese, this is for you.Ivaldo Bertazzo is offering a package for online classes. You get to be at 4 classes per week, live on zoom conference. In New Zealand they take place 3 AM and 11 AM, alternate days Tue-Fri. In these dark and...

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In the Nest

In the Nest In this time of unrest, we come to nest.It is the gift the pandemic has for us. It is time to heal and catch up with ourselves. It is time for contemplation and prayer, time for learning and reading. Time for connection, for music and silence. Self-care...

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BALDNESS & BOLDNESS

Baldness & BoldnessChemotherapy is a preventive therapy to kill rogue cancer cells that may be hidden in my body.  Chemo kills cancerous fast growing cells as well as other fast growing cells, like hair, nails and skin, to name a few. Last Christmas I started...

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Brushing Muscular Chains

Brushing Muscular Chains This brushing technique means to enhance the cooperation between agonist and antagonist muscles.The use of stiff bristles aim to comb the muscular fibres. The strokes, following the orientation from the origin to the insertion of the muscle,...

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Education by Ivaldo Bertazzo

Education by Ivaldo BertazzoI was touched to see this intelligent interview with Ivado Bertazzo, whose view on Education is brilliant! Congratulations, Ivaldo! I am a fan! https://youtu.be/nDCXrRK1A9k

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Health from the Inside

Health from the inside I have recently caught up with Clo Mudrik in Sydney.Diagnosed with diabetes, Clo was driven to understand metabolism and nutrition. An artist and athlete herself, she puts the theories to test everyday. During my short stay – under her mothering...

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Guy Ngan’s Budah in Kiwiana

Guy Ngan's Budah in Kiwiana I have been privileged to get to know Guy Ngan through my Reflexology practice.He kindly opened the doors of his vast beautiful world to me and my family. Sipping tea or sharing delicious home cooked meals, Guy was kind to tell us tales of...

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Brushing Pelvic Girdle

Brushing Pelvic Girdle This is a short video exemplifying the brushing of the legs.Brushing of the lower limbs starts on the pelvis. Before you start check out your sensations and ranges of motion. Starting on base of the spine, do vertical strokes down the sacrum,...

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