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June 8, 2017

The Gut Brain Axis

Angela Power Our gut has it’s own nervous system, called the Enteric Nervous System (ENS). The ENS communicates with our brain via the ‘gut-brain axis’. Gut-brain communication is two way; what goes on in the mind influences our digestion, and vice versa. The gut microbiota plays an important role in this communication. People with several […]

Cranial Osteopathy
May 24, 2017

The Mesentery – Part 2

The Mesentery  Working With The Biome  Angela Power Since discovering that the Mesentery is now an organ, in late 2016, we are beginning to more clearly understand what it does. Firstly the soft tissue of the Mesentery encases the intestines. It anchors these mobile tubes to points along the spine, mainly the lower Lumber Spine […]

May 20, 2017

The Mesentery

The Mesentery New Organ Classification, Longstanding Importance Angela Power   Breaking news at the beginning of this year announcing the ‘discovery of a new organ’, the Mesentery. This discovery is in-fact a new classification of some of the membranes within the abdomen. In recent years more information about the importance of these membranes has been […]

Cranial Osteopathy
April 22, 2017

Birth and Death

Birth and Death The Spectrum of Life – Through Massage Last week I attended the birth of a very special little girl as her mother’s doula. As soon as I entered the home I was welcomed by the familiar and gentle ambience of early labour.   I have experienced this very special atmosphere at many […]

Massage, Muscle and Mind, Natural health
November 7, 2016

Psoriasis, Common Triggers & How Acupuncture Can Help

Understanding Psoriasis, Common Triggers & How Acupuncture Can Help What is psoriasis? Psoriasis is a chronic inflammatory skin disease that usually involves periods when the symptoms are severe, responding to common triggers and periods when the symptoms are mild or disappear. Psoriasis occurs when skin cells are replaced more quickly than usual. The body produces […]

March 26, 2016

What does an Energy Worker do?

What does an Energy Worker do?  What exactly is an energy worker? And what does an energy worker, healer or intuitive do? Let’s start with energy. We all have a natural and abundant energy, which ebbs and flows according to the time of day, the seasons, and also as we age. We know what it […]

Massage, Reiki & EFT
January 31, 2016

Living From The Heart

Reiki and Intuitive Spiritual Healing Guest blog, from holistic therapist Bryony France. Bryony joins COTG in late February and will be offering fortnightly appointments in Emotional Freedom Techniques and Reiki. As an intuitive healer she loves using gentle and natural therapies to reconnect people to their sense of wholeness and health. Living from the Heart This […]

Reiki & EFT
March 10, 2015

Pilates: The Core of it

Pilates : The Core And Training All the Elements Pilates and the core have received so much attention and new practitioners in the last decade; many people have found great relief from back pain and other ailments by starting to practice Pilates, and many use it as an adjunct to sporting performance. I’m all in […]

Core fitness, Core strength
February 12, 2015

Fluid Motion : Hydrotherapy in Oxford

Hydrotherapy and Aquatic Rehabilitation for Musculoskeletal Conditions Hydrotherapy is not so much new as an innovative way for rehabilitating musculoskeletal conditions and restoring pain free movement more quickly. Now, there is an exciting new project helping anyone in Oxfordshire to access this. ‘Musculoskeletal condition’ is a term which describes common bodily aches, pains and sprains […]

Aquatic Rehabilitation, Hydrotherapy
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