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Acupuncturists

Lee Butler
www.thevillageclinic.co.uk

Member of the British Acupuncture Council
Accredited Teacher in HE (SEDA)
Fellow of The Higher Education Academy
Member of The Acupuncture Fertility Network

Lee is a lecturer at University of Westminster School of Integrated Health and lectures on Chinese Medicine and Practitioner Development and module leader for Patient Centred Communication module. In addition Lee is also a visiting lecturer at the Oxford School of Reflexology and was previously ‘Clinical Skills’ module leader at The McTimoney College of Chiropractic and module leader for the ‘Complementary Therapies’ module at the University of Westminster..

Lee works in private practice in the North Oxfordshire village of Blackthorn. Lee has been in practice now for 7 years and has successfully treated men and women with fertility issues. He combines his knowledge of Chinese medicine with his knowledge of broad knowledge of complementary therapies to give a completely holistic treatment and advice package.
Lee can be contacted on 01869 253552, or 07833 605156.

Pregnancy Chiropractic

Christine Andrew D.C. M.Sc (Chiropractic), R.M. M.Sc (Social Policy)

9 Dongola Road, Bishopston
Bristol BS7 9HQ UK
00 44 (0)117 942 2262

cgandrew@blueyonder.co.uk
www.wwholepersonchiropractic.fw.nu/

General Chiropractic, with interests in:
• Pre birth care
• Pelvic girdle pain in pregnancy
• Care of the newborn
• Women’s health
Registered with the General Chiropractic Council and the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Member of the British Chiropractic Association, College of Chiropractors, Royal College of Midwives and the British Holistic Medical Association.

Christine’s skills have developed over three decades, within the NHS and private practice. She has a belief in the body’s natural ability to heal itself, but acknowledges that help is needed from time to time to stay on or to get back on track to full and optimal health.

Pregnancy Yoga

Frankie Duggan

www.yogafrankie.co.uk

frankie.duggan@virgin.net
22 The Yard, St Werburghs, Bristol BS7 9YR

I teach a weekly pregnancy class at the Relaxation Centre, 9 All Saints
Road, Clifton. It's from 2-3.30pm every Monday and costs £7 per session,
or £27.50 for 5. I run the class as a drop-in so there is no need to book.
Classes run every Monday, except bank holidays and during the month of August.

For women who want to know more about what we do - in each class we:

  • practise movements and sequences to help mum's body adapt to itspregnant state, by making space for baby while also building stamina and strength,
  • work with the breath, sometimes using sound, to help breathe fully and effectively, to learn to release, and to bring conscious awareness to the natural 20movement of breath,
  • - and we finish with a deep relaxation practice. All the practices are also for the baby!

I also offer birth preparation sessions for women and birthing partners,
usually a half day at the weekend. I run these according to demand.
These include physical, mental and emotional preparedness for labour for
both mother and birth partner, using yoga practices:
  • positions and movements that may be helpful in labour,
  • positions to rest in (equally important!)
  • breathing
  • visualisation
  • affirmation/mantras
  • a deep relaxation practice, for mum, baby and birthing partner to enjoy together


There is also some time for discussion and questions, if people want this.
The sessions are small (4 couples) and informal.
I charge £30 per couple and the sessions are usually from 10am - 1pm.

I run postnatal sessions too, for Mums and babies together (up to a year old)

Education

Title: Chinese Medicine Times
Description: Acupuncture and Chinese medicine ejournal for
practitioners and students. Free subscription.
Url: http://www.chinesemedicinetimes.com

Massage

Ruth Bell (MTI, APNT) – Pre & Post Natal Massage.

Massage can help support the changing body throughout pregnancy, in preparation for the birth and after the birth.
A one off treatment or regular sessions can help to:
release lower back tension and improve posture, ease stiffness in the joints and increase mobility, improve circulation and reduce swelling, whilst helping to balance hormones and reduce stress.

I use a combination of Swedish massage, joint mobilisation and shiatsu points, tailoring each session to what you need at the time. The treatment can be deeply relaxing or more energising and stimulating. I can offer advice on exercises, stretches and look at postural awareness.
I qualified in pre and post natal massage with Well Mother UK, and hold a diploma in holistic massage with the Massage Training Institute.
I also offers sessions with birth partners, sharing massage techniques and basic shiatsu skills suitable for late pregnancy and as pain relief during labour.
Gift vouchers are also available. (A great present for a friend or relative).
Feel free to contact me for advice or make an appointment:
belmassage@yahoo.co.uk
07892 896 895
 
Pregnancy Reflexology

Claire Collins BA (Hons), Diploma in Reflexology

Post Graduate Certificate in Maternity Reflexology
Member of the International Federation of Reflexologists (MIFR)


mob: 0798 964 7775
email: claire.collins@blueyonder.co.uk
web: www.clairecollins-reflexology.co.uk

In all my treatments I aim to offer reflexology treatment combined with positive support and advice; I find that this holistic approach helps clients achieve their goals. I specialise in treating:-

•Couples and/or women who are experiencing fertility problems
•Women at all stages of their pregnancy
•Women after they have given birth

I also teach Baby & Toddler Reflexology Classes – www.this-little-piggy.co.uk. The aim of these classes is to teach parents how to do simple and effective reflexology which can help their baby or toddler through out childhood. The classes are small, informative and fun.

The Chiron Centre
130 Westbury RdWestbury on Trym
Bristol BS9 3AL

0117 962 0008

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Whiteladies RdClifton
Bristol
0117 964 6035

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