The Healing Space

Keeping you up to date with complementary health news, views, advice and support from our team at The Hub

Nux vomica, the homeopathic hangover cure!

Got that over-fed bloated, burpy, bilious feeling? Head thumping from the excesses of last night? We’ve got the perfect antidote: the homeopathic remedy nux vomica, a natural and effective hangover cure. Perfect if you’ve overdone it over the festive season, whether it’s an excess of food or booze or too many rich naughties. It’s a (…)

Why probiotics make gut sense to boost your immunity

Boosting your levels of healthy bacteria with a probiotic not only makes gut sense, replenishing the natural ‘good bacteria’ in your intestines to aid digestion and bowel function. A lesser known fact is that it can also help guard against colds and flu. That’s why we’d recommend you get yourself and all the family on (…)

Immune boost mix: potent protection against colds and flu

There’s an awful lot of snot in the air right now! So many people have already succumbed to a heavy lurgy this season. Our immune systems have to work extra hard at this time of year, exposed to more bacteria and viruses than usual – then we go and clobber them still further by stuffing (…)

Our probiotics: tailormade for your every need

The Natural Health Hub specialises in probiotics, with products specifically formulated for different health requirements. So whether you’re after a short, sharp boost of friendly bacteria  or something to lick a longterm issue such as candida, or a formula that gives you a steady source of live cultures to balance your health, we have something tailormade for you. (…)

One-to-one sound therapy – make this your personal present to yourself!

Anyone who’s been to one of Sonja Gundry’s sound baths knows just how beautiful they are. Relaxing, calming, revitalising, healing, whatever you need you take from the session. Well, we’re excited to announce that Sonja is now offering one-off to offer sound therapy on an individual basis. £65. Treat yourself…. We listen to music to cheer ourselves (…)

Why chanting is so good for us

Chanting simply means singing (rhythmic speaking) certain sounds or words. It calms our emotions, helps you to meditate better, produces positive energy and aids in enhancing our overall health. Here are some of the benefits chanting has on our body, mind and soul. Get a load of those benefits in Hannah Bimpson’s monthly Yogic Relaxation (…)

Yoga nidra: the benefits

Our yoga instructor Hannah Bimpson explains the many benefits of yoga nidra, one of the vital elements that she uses in her monthly yogic relaxation class. It’s bliss on a mat – just lie back and sink into deep, deep relaxation! Yoga nidra – lying on your back through a guided meditation – is a (…)

Walking with mindfulness

You don’t have to sit or lie down to be mindful. Walking can be a wonderful way to achieve mindfulness. It’s a question of focus and allowing yourself just to be as you put one foot in front of the other. Take each step as it comes. Think about how a dog trots along and (…)

So how are you sabotaging your immune system?

As the government predicts record levels of flu this winter, it’s going to be crucial that we all keep our immune system on top form. Our naturopathic nutritionist Rhi Hepple outlines some of the ways you could be compromising your immunity   It’s that time of year again when our immune systems are working super-hard (…)

homeopathy for back to school

Back-to-school blues, anxiety and wobbles

So you’ve done it! The kids are back at school, your toddler’s survived his first foray into nursery, life’s got back to some semblance of normality. But has it? Here’s how homeopathy can help if your child – or you – are suffering from school anxiety  If your child’s quiet and sullen and won’t say (…)

What does it feel like to have a panic attack?

We share women’s experiences of the terror of having a panic attack, and suggest ways you could prevent and tackle them here on offer at The Hub: from counselling and homeopathy, to reiki, yoga and yogic relaxation, to meditation and mindfulness, and polarity therapy. Just as stress comes at us in all sorts of forms (…)

5 ways to boost your immunity

So, sad to say, the nights are drawing in. At this time of year, as the autumn mists begin to swirl of a morning, we have a single mantra: immunity, immunity, immunity. However healthy you are and however saintly your lifestyle and diet, you will be exposed to more bacteria and viruses over the coming (…)

Do yoga for PMS, period pains and hormonal mood swings

The latest research proves what so many of us have known for eons: we should all do yoga for PMS, period pains and hormonal mood swings. Scientists at King’s College London have reviewed every yoga study on the subject over the past 20 years and come to the conclusion that: Yoga improves irregular and painful (…)

Shelley Edwards, NLP life coaching and weight loss mentoring/coaching

Experience the deeply relaxing, healing and de-stressing benefits of Thai yoga massage

Shelley Edwards is now offering the wonderful experience of the ancient healing art of Thai yoga massage Thai yoga massage therapy is a lovely holistic process combining acupressure massage, gentle stretching and applied yoga. Not only is it hugely beneficial for both giver and receiver, as it releases energy blockages and deep healing occurs while you’re in a (…)

Get breathing properly through yoga

Our yoga instructor Shelley Edwards explains how to get breathing properly through yoga. Our breathing is a vital tool we can all use for reducing stress, improving health and operating at our best   Are you breathing properly? Noticing and understanding how we are breathing is a huge step to living a more balanced and calmer (…)

Why to yoga at The Hub

So many people take a deep breath and visibly relax as they step through the door of our yoga studio upstairs. ‘Wow’ is often the first response – yes, it’s a very restful room. It’s airy, it’s tranquil, it’s quiet, tucked away behind Lymington’s High Street. Forget cavernous sports centre rooms and draughty village halls, (…)

What is it that keeps you coming back to your yoga mat time and time again?

Our yoga instructor Hannah Bimpson ponders on how yoga reaches so much more than just the physical… We all know it’s important for our physical health to engage in some form of exercise, but it can be really difficult to find the motivation to continue going, week in week out, to the same exercise class. (…)

Homeopathy kits

Staycation or vacation… homeopathy kits for your summer holidays

When the kids were small school holidays were always the time when I brought out my basic homeopathy kits most. If it wasn’t that tiny patch of skin we’d missed with the suntan cream, it was holiday constipation or mosquito bites that swelled up a whole leg. And then there was the summer we all (…)

Summer survival guide

Our naturopathic nutritionist Rhi Hepple offers handy holiday hints, from how to fend off mozzies to guarding against holiday stress and sun damage Taking a B Vitamin Complex that includes Vitamin B1 is great for preventing insect bites. Local bee pollen is effective at warding off nibbly insects, and it will naturally help your histamine (…)

Gut ready for a foreign trip

Do you find you get stomach upsets when you go on holiday? Well, the reason may well be that the unfamiliar food and drink you’re enjoying is in fact causing an imbalance in your natural gut flora. That’s why we recommend that everyone with a sensitive tum takes OptiBac Probiotics for Travelling Abroad, especially if (…)