Category Archives: Mind

How massage can help tinnitus

Massage Helps Tinnitus! According to ‘Action on Hearing Loss’ one in 10 people across the UK is affected by Tinnitus every day, ranging from a “light buzzing”, “like being underwater” to a “constant roar” in the ears and head. The Orange Grove Director, Jackie Heffer-Cooke talks about her personal relationship with the debilitating disorder and

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Freedom and Family Yoga

Yoga teacher Jackie Heffer-Cooke, discusses this month’s yoga practise of freedom! How to recognise your own fears and limitations and learn to challenge, or even accept them, leading to a happier, more content way of life. She also talks about Family Yoga and why she is launching a new class!   Freedom! Over the last

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Try Functional Yoga with YogaBuds

Aches and Pains? Try functional yoga and explore your inner landscape with our yoga expert Jackie Heffer-Cooke on Monday evenings at YogaBuds. Functional Yoga This month at YogaBuds we have been thinking about functional yoga, yoga to practically help those persistent niggles of the body. As people we have all kinds of idiosyncrasies, and so do our

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Jackie Heffer-Cooke’s Top Thai Travel Tips

Our yogi expert Jackie Heffer-Cooke shares her knowledge from her extensive travels around Thailand. She shares her tips on how to make this trip of a lifetime cost effective and child friendly. Not only will you experience a whole new culture, amazing sites, smells, tastes but you will make memories to last a lifetime. Travelling

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Hot Stone Massage

Some might be under the disillusion that a Hot Stone Massage is for those winter months when we’re feeling cold to the bones and only a cup of hot chocolate and a snugly fire will do; but there’s actually nothing seasonal about it. A Hot Stones Massage can be just as beneficial on a warm

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Explaining acts of Terror to our kids

The events and images from what has happened – and is happening – this month, filter into all of us. For us adults we may feel many emotions, from great sadness, to distress, to anger and even fear. As the ‘grown-ups’ we have some tools in which to help us, if not to understand, to

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Mental Health Is Here To Stay!

Got to love those Princes these last couple of weeks. The potential King of England says, “no more stiff upper lip at the expense of wellbeing”. Hurrah! This country at last has a pair of hands waiting to catch it that feel safe, kind, and warm… Read Jackie Heffer-Cooke’s latest blog on mental health  

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How to Meditate

Here’s some practical guidance to establish a daily sitting practise of meditation. By Norwich’s yoga teacher, Jackie Heffer-Cooke First lesson in How to Meditate… Prepare Yourself Before even attempting to do any practice it’s important to understand that your practice is not a performance. Each practice doesn’t need to be evaluated about whether it was

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