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    We need your help

    The Mindful Living Show is a brand new event that offers you a unique opportunity to learn more about the art of mindfulness and meditation and the different ways in which it can benefit your life. This event is being held over two days – 2nd and 3rd June –  at The Business Design Centre in […]

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    Can you spot the signs of Spring?

    Heralding the Spring, the first unusual early flowering crocus should be showing from February. We have planted over 1,000 bulbs. Look out for four unusual varieties of crocus – Crocus Chrysanthus Blue Bird, Crocus Barrs Purple, Crocus Vernus Vanguard and Crocus Chrysanthus Herald – in the grassy area near the new benches.  Near The Dome […]

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    Make 2017 the “Year of You”

    Emma Eaton runs a busy acupuncture practice from The Treatment Room at The Medicine Garden on a Thursday and in Great Bookham on other weekdays.  Here, she highlights a few ways acupuncture can help keep those New Year resolutions alive: Sort out those aches and pains Many resolutions involve increasing fitness, but often in clinic […]

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    Have yourself a mindful little Christmas

    Having suffered a recent back pain from carrying too much Christmas shopping and running around last week, I have been physically forced to slow down in the midst of the busy festive season, and actually, it’s been very nourishing to come back to my day to day practice. When we practice mindfulness we can learn […]

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    Mindfulness and Healing Classes Autumn 2016

    Our resident mindfulness practitioner will be back at the garden this Autumn with a range of classes and workshops for everyone to experience a practical session in mindfulness, whether you are beginner wanting to try some taster classes, or you are looking to absorb yourself on a wellbeing workshop event. SamMantra will also be teaming […]

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    Luma Zaki discusses the benefits of yoga

    It is easy to get into a routine of practicing yoga without really thinking about what we are doing and why… but being more conscious about the many powerful  benefits of yoga can make our practice far more useful to us by focusing the mind and our intention on what we hope to gain from […]

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    Mindfulness and Healing Classes Summer 2016

    This summer our classes will take on an outside theme, with mindful walks and herbal workshops tailored to explore nature, beauty and gratitude in our everyday life. The creative mindfulness series will also return with more ‘colour me calm’ workshops on the same theme.  A series of wellbeing experts will also be on hand, including […]

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    Amanda Riley joins The Treatment Room

    Amanda Riley has been in practice since 2008. Her passion is massage, to enable and encourage the body to relax fully in a calm environment. Amanda has worked with a wide range of clients from patients on dialysis to marathon runners, volunteering her time for seven years at the Fountain Centre, a charity for cancer patients, […]

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    Neal’s Yard Remedies come to the courtyard

    Neal’s Yard Remedies consultants will be hosting skincare demonstrations, mini facials and more, including lots of product sampling on Wednesday 20th April from 10am-1pm. The cost of the workshop is £10 (redeemable off any products you decide to order) with the benefit of learning about free and discounted products!  Enjoy a little spring cleaning and give […]

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    Hot yoga. The power of sweat.

    Sweat. For most people the word has negative connotations. But the benefits of sweating during exercise, like hot yoga, might change your mind. Sweat is a powerful reaction to physical exertion. It’s a clear sign that you are working hard and pushing your physical limits. Take a look at the list of benefits below and chances […]

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