Health

School Sores (Impetigo)

It’s that time of year that reported cases of Impetigo increase due to the heat and humidity creating the moist hot conditions that the bacteria thrives in.  It presents initially as small, usually itchy, red spots – not unlike mosquito bites – that change into blisters that fill with pus and become yellowish brown, looking a bit like it is encrusted with honey or sugar. (Chicken pox blisters tend to dry to black & crusty). Impetigo usually presents on faces (especially up noses and around the mouth area), hands or the scalp. It is very contagious through touching, scratching, using…

Could my Child Benefit from Rhythmical Massage?

Rhythmical Massage strives to restore harmony in the child/individual by overcoming imbalances caused by stress and illness. It creates balance in the child. Sometimes a child may lack the zest for life because one or more of their internal organs are not functioning properly.  Rhythmical massage brings about an internal harmony so the child feels fit and has an abundance of energy to enjoy their life and learning journey.One of the many benefits of Rhythmical Massage is that it strengthens the sleeping patterns which help the child to sleep soundly and wake up happy and full of energy. This enables the…

What is Rhythmical Massage?

In all cultures of the world, and during all eras, touch has symbolized the highest aspiration to love, community and peaceful harmony.One hand clasping another is a universal symbol for friendship and cooperation. The loving embrace of husband and wife or parent and child represents our fondest wishes for ourselves and others. When we meet a fellow, whether lover, friend or business associate, we usually expect to touch or be touched. When we are moved, we say we have been touched by our experience. If we speak of being held in the hand of God, we are saying that we…