A Year to Make Changes you Can Keep

By |January 1st, 2017|

A brand New Year and with it for many will come reflection on the previous year and hopes for a happier and healthier year ahead.  Health and Wellbeing goals are often and understandably at the top of the agenda of many New Year’s resolutions; quitting smoking, getting fit, weight loss and improving ‘work life balance’ being some of the top changes that people hope to make.  So why is it so difficult to succeed in making changes? […]

10 Reasons to do Yoga

By |November 2nd, 2016|

1. Relaxation (allows you to step back from your negative emotions, stress, anger, worry, anxiety, regret and makes you appreciate how important the breath is. When we lose our breath focus we lose our way and situations can become out of control quickly) […]

When was the last time you Relaxed?

By |November 2nd, 2016|

Stress or relaxation, it’s your choice.
Think for a moment. When was the last time you relaxed? Can you actually remember what it was like?  Were you calm and collected?  Was your breathing normal?  Were your muscles loose and limp?

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Newsletter 4 – November 2016 Stress & Relaxation

By |November 2nd, 2016|

Stress arises when the pressure placed upon an individual exceeds the capacity of that individual to cope.  Stress manifests itself differently in individuals and symptoms are often accumulative.  Symptoms include emotional, physical, behavioural and psychological changes.  It is often behavioural symptoms that are noticed, as they are more obvious, but by this time stress may […]

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Stress & Acupuncture

By |October 30th, 2016|

So many people feel overwhelmed and stressed. Most of us are juggling several different roles, struggling to get everything done or dealing with challenging life changes/circumstances. In Chinese Medicine, stress is considered energetically in the body as it is manifested in different ways, depending on our individual strengths and weaknesses. Acupuncture can help to move our stuck energy, release stagnation, and make us feel stronger when we are feeling vulnerable.

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Stress & Exercise

By |October 30th, 2016|

Stress helps us to cope with challenging situations in the short term. The body, when stressed is prepared to fight, flight or freeze and is on high alert.  However, if the body is constantly stressed, this is where stress can have a major impact on the body.  So, blood pressure, heart rate and breathing will increase, putting pressure on the heart and other internal organs. Moods can change and irritability and depression can occur.  Eating habits can change, causing weight loss or gain (obesity and diabetes), possibly leading to anxiety.  This will also cause poor digestion, headaches and even alcohol and drug abuse. […]

An Evening of Relaxation and Pampering

By |October 3rd, 2016|

Rowan House Health and Wellbeing Centre are celebrating their successful 1st Year anniversary in Hethersett with an evening of relaxation in the style of a pamper evening on Thursday 3rd November.  The event will be an opportunity for people to come and enjoy a pre-Christmas evening of relaxation within the centre, try taster treatments and listen to and watch some of their practitioners giving demonstrations and advice sessions. […]

The 1001 Critical Days -Conception to Age 2 Period

By |October 1st, 2016|

The 1001 Critical Days – The importance of Conception to Age 2 Period

Developmental Physiotherapist and Infant Massage Instructor Rachel Pailes discusses this crucial period and why Baby Massage is the perfect way to start  infant development out on the right track. […]

Newsletter 3 – Pregnancy and Parenthood

By |October 1st, 2016|

Expectant mothers and babies/children are a unique group of clients who at times need individual care and advice from those with specialist skills, knowledge and training. […]

Newsletter 2 – July 2016 I cant sleep

By |July 28th, 2016|

Sleep is viewed by experts to be as important to Health and Wellbeing as nutrition and exercise.  It is reported that 1 in 3 adults will at some point in their life experience some form of sleeping disorder and its prevalence is on the rise. […]