The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) defines integrative medicine as “the blending of conventional and evidence-based natural and complementary medicines and/or therapies with lifestyle interventions to deliver holistic, patient-centred care”.
This group class is suitable for anyone wanting to try yoga or for those with some experience wanting to continue in their yoga journey. Much of the yoga on offer in the community is not designed for beginners or those managing chronic illness which is why we created this class.
Our qualified Yoga Therapist Margery Hellman has a passion for making yoga accessible for all bodies.
Regular yoga practice will give you more resilience and energy to live in harmony with yourself and others and to remember to take time to relax and connect with the simple pleasures in life; this is what healing is about.
The group class is suitable for beginners or for
those with some experience wanting to lift their skills to the next
level. It starts with warm up exercises, meditation/standing postures,
and progress steadily to the Tai Chi movements. Each week you will learn
a new movement, and learn the entire set at week 6. Learning Tai Chi
can be an enjoyable and rewarding experience. If your reason of learning
Tai Chi is to strengthen your body, improve your mental resilience, or
add harmony to your life, this is an ideal starting point.
Our experienced Tai Chi instructor Guoyan (Emily) Yang has a
passion for empowering people to improve their health and wellbeing
through Tai Chi practice.
A method of paying attention to one’s experiences of the present moment with acceptance, and without judgement.
Oncology Massage has returned to Next Practice WSIH and is modified to support the body from diagnosis, through treatment, into survivorship or palliation. It helps patients with cancer achieve a state of relaxation with their bodies and, as a result, calm the nervous system. This form of massage takes into consideration changes in your body such as bone density loss or lymphedema and modifies the treatment for how you feel in the present moment. Jo Curtin is a dedicated remedial and oncology massage therapist with a
range of experience across private practice and hospital-based care.
This therapeutic massage assists in rehabilitation, pain, injury management, and stress and anxiety while promoting wellbeing and improved sleep. Each appointment includes assessment and treatment using a range of remedial techniques. Jo Curtin is a dedicated remedial and oncology massage therapist with a range of experience across private practice and hospital-based care.
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) is commonly used for women's health conditions, painful conditions, digestive problems, allergies, autoimmune disorders, and persistent fatigue. We can cross check your medications against any herbs we might prescribe. Acupuncture involves fine needles being inserted into the skin at specific points on the body, and may be used in conjunction with TCM. Our TCM practitioner Emma Wong has returned to Next Practice WSIH and we welcome TCM practitioner Margaret Wu who has recently joined us.