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Health and Fitness
Wednesday, 28 March 2012
Sally Cinnamond; MCSP, HPC I am a Chartered Physiotherapist and pilates instructor running mat-based pilates classes throughout the Tavistock area. In addition to being a physio I have a post-graduate diploma in Exercise and Nutrition Science and have worked in sport and exercise for over 20 years. My physiotherapy and exercise science knowledge allows me to ensure all exercises are appropriate for each individual and to offer assistance to anyone with a specific injury or neurological problem. The classes operate on a pay-as- you go basis so there is no need to sign-up for a course, and at £5 per class, offer a value-for-money service. I also provide a physiotherapy service where I will treat you in the comfort of your own home, and as a qualified Equine Body Worker I also treat horses as well as their riders! For further information please contact me on 07969 157507 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
TAUGHT BY CHARTERD PHYSIOTHERAPIST SALLY CINNAMOND; MCSP, HPC
Classes held in Bere Alston, Buckland Monochorum, Calstock, Gulworthy, Milton Coombe, Tavistock and Whitchurch.
Pilates exercises develop core stability, flexibility and muscular balance. They help to prevent and alleviate lower back pain and improve posture. All ages and abilities are welcome. Pay as you go : £5 per class.
I offer physiotherapy sessions in your own home and as an Equine Body Worker I?also treat horses.
Contact Sally on 07969 157507 or email@example.com
Gypsy Rose Tattoo and Piercing Studio
Situated in the heart of the historic town of Tavistock, we are a friendly family owned fully licensed studio that has a fresh, modern and upbeat atmosphere. We pride ourselves on our superb reputation. Tayz (who heads the team) specialises in custom one off pieces, the care and detail that go into his work far outshines others. The studio is kept to a very high standard of cleanliness and is heated and cooled for your comfort. There is a wide range of flash for you to browse or use our wi-fi for reference. If you have a question or would like to book in please call: 01822 611011 Website: www.gypsyrosetattoos.co.uk find us on facebook Or just pop in to see us for a drink and a chat! We look forward to welcoming you!
ARE YOUR DENTURES SITTING COMFORTABLY? The loss of some or all of your natural permanent teeth can substantially reduce the quality of your life, your self confidence and some basic daily functions such as eating and speaking. Dentures both complete and partial can be worn which restore our self esteem and confidence with speaking and eating. Over time as our bodies change our mouths do as well, but unfortunately our dentures do not and can become worn, loose and ill fitting. With age the gum ridges in our mouths can shrink quite readily causing dentures to become loose and easily displaced, this is especially noticeable when eating or speaking. Loose dentures can cause painful sore spots to the gum and cheek areas which no longer makes meal times a pleasure. Dentures that are ill fitting and have a worn biting surface often give the wearer a sunken and therefore aged facial appearance, with a noticeable lack of natural lip support. A worn biting surface on the teeth part of the denture can cause problems with chewing which means the wearer has to resort to a soft food diet. This has then been known to contribute to future digestive problems. It is widely accepted that a denture should be replaced every 3-7 years but denture wearers should attend regular check up appointments like those that have their natural teeth. During these appointments the Dentist or for those that have no natural teeth the Clinical Dental Technician can check the gums and soft tissues which can be at risk from oral cancers to ensure that they are healthy. Todays advancement in materials and techniques, coupled with a far greater understanding of the denture wearer’s emotional needs, enable the Clinical Dental Technician to hand craft dentures with the most natural appearance and improved function. The Clinical Dental Technician personally undertakes all stages both in the clinic and the laboratory to give you dentures which improve your smile and restore facial and lip support so that only you the wearer know that you are wearing dentures.
As I sit and write this, the evening sun is setting and sky aglow with the promise of more good weather to come. I expect that I am not alone in having been out in the garden in this beautiful spring weather weeding, digging and preparing for the growing season. ‘Overdoing it’ in the garden is a common complaint, particularly at this time of year. It can lead to strained backs and hips, not to mention knees. I use deep massage to release muscle tensions and relieve strains. I also teach self help exercises and techniques so that, perhaps, the problem won’t arise next time. One bit of advice for gardeners that works for me, and many I have talked to, is a cup of tea! But after a lot of digging, if you drink your cup of tea while sitting/squatting on a low step, the posture, combined with the time of relaxation, eases out the low back and prevents that seized up feeling. More self-help advise is available to help prevent the recurrence of all types of injury and discomfort. For more information on treatments available, and to make an appointment, please call me, Helen Samson-Hill, on 01822 615812.
Counselling is a talking cure for those times in our lives when it is difficult to resolve problems on our own. It is for anyone who wants to find a way of coming to terms with issues which disturb their inner peace & balance Shiatsu is a traditional Japanese healing therapy, which can help a wide range of conditions, from specific problems to more general symptoms of ill health. It can be deeply relaxing & regular sessions can help to prevent the buildup of stress in our daily lives. I see individuals as a whole, encompassing body mind & spirit. Working with thoughts & feelings I look at how they affect our body, health & overall well being. Sessions will give you a safe space in which to explore any issues or problems you might have. I am also a Healer & Shamanic Practitioner working exclusively from home, in Tuckermarsh, Bere Alston. www.heartcentredtherapies.co.uk Phone: 01822 840511
Yoga for Healthy Backs’
Backache is a common problem. Now there is an evidence based way to improve back health and function. The University of York ran one of the largest research studies into yoga, funded by Arthritis UK; the results were published in the Annals of Internal Medicine in November 2011, and widely in the press, and showed that the ‘Yoga for Healthy Backs’ programme is 30% better than usual care. It aims to gently and progressively get sufferers towards being more active again. The yoga is designed for people with chronic/recurring non –specific low back pain. Benefits were still found a year after starting yoga. 60% of the research trial’s yoga groups were still practicing 9 months after their 12 week course finished and it raised their long term physical and mental health.. The scientific results for the programme found yoga to be one of the most effective options available relative to other mainstream and complimentary treatments. It is also cost effective as it is taught in small groups. Sonja Armstrong is a local yoga teacher with 28 years’ experience and has trained to teach this course, the first of which will be starting in May. For more information go to /www.yogaforbacks.co.uk or ring her on 01822 610805. Email firstname.lastname@example.org
Visage Aesthetic and Beauty Clinic is a successful beauty salon which has been open for over two years and is located in central Tavistock, offering a wide range of new beauty products and treatments including; *OPI Gel Colour *Jessica Geleration *CACI non-surgical facelift *Medical Facials *Ear piercing *Facial cosmetic injectables *And many more aesthetic and beauty treatments
From April 2012 we are delighted to announce our expansion, giving us a total of 8 rooms of pure beauty. We will be adding new holistic therapies with our new therapist Danielle Horn. Danielle has been a Holistic and Massage Therapist for 5 years and will be working with us at Visage Clinic offering; *Reflexology *Indian Head Massage *Aromatherapy Massage
The first 20 clients to book a treatment with Danielle will receive a complimentary 15 minute treatment of their choice, of either Reflexology, Indian head massage or Aromatherapy.
We will also be offering Spa Packages with prices ranging from £25 upwards which will be in our new treatment and relaxation room called The Beau Suite. Hen, Birthday and Celebration Parties are all welcome.
To celebrate this fantastic news, we have some great offers for April; - Flabélos - The Ultimate Whole Body Workout - £15 for 20 sessions - only until April 14th - Full set of Acrylic Nail Extensions - £35 - Lauren’s Way Spray Tan - £15 - 10% off all Lauren’s Way Self Tan Products - Full set of Lash Perfect Eyelash Extensions - £30
Call us at Visage Clinic on 01822 614797, text us on our confidential number 07724898663 or alternatively you can email us at email@example.com
Welcome to The Hair Lounge situated in the High Street of beautiful Tavistock. Our highly experienced, warm and friendly team with in excess of 20 years experience offer a totally professional service each and every time whether it be a child’s hair trim or a more lengthy treatment such as a re-style, colour, extensions or feathers. Our salon is cozy and never over-crowded allowing us the opportunity to guide you and even make suggestions before sending you home feeling great.
Client Comments: A wonderful three hours! I always look forward to my appointment, chatting with the lovely staff and go home feeling confident and happy. Nothing is ever too much trouble.
They listened! Brilliant. My hair has never looked so good.
CAMBRIDGE WEIGHT PLAN
My name is Helen and I am an Independent Cambridge Weight Plan Consultant. Cambridge has helped me lose a lot of weight, going from a size 24 to a 10-12! If you want a diet that offers great results with one-to-one support then give me a call! Cambridge is one of the world’s most successful weight loss programmes. The key to this is the flexibility and choice offered! It comprises a six step programme that combines an easy to follow eating plan and some realistic, practical lifestyle changes with the support of your accredited Cambridge Consultant. I will be with you every step of the way! Feeling fabulous and looking great this summer - you deserve it! Let’s make that change, looking forward to meeting you!
There’s no argument, times are tough. Money is tight, prices always seem to be going up and income going down. Hard decisions have to be made about spending. Luxuries are dropped in favour of necessities. As an experienced Holistic Complementary Therapist I know that in hard times many of us neglect our own needs in order to take care of those we love. However, it is very often those folks who go without who are the ones most deserving of a little care themselves. As well as feeling like you are having a treat, massage and complementary therapies play a big part in combating stress and recharging the batteries. All the therapies I offer are non-invasive, and some can even be done without having to undress! My prices range from £10 - £25 and a full consultation will be done before the first treatment. As a special offer, if you bring either a copy of this article or the advert in this issue you can have one half price treatment. Nikki Watson FdSc MFHT
Zumba Toning is quickly becoming one of the most popular classes around the world! Why? Because its got it all! * Latin-infused music to get you in the mood to move. * Steps to get your heart rate up and blood pumping. * Maraca-like Toning stocks (supplied) to help you tone and define your arms, abs, glutes and thighs. When it comes to body sculpting Zumba Toning raises the bar. It combines targeted body-sculpting exercises and high-energy cardio work with Latin infused Zumba moves to create a calorie burning, muscle conditioning dance fitness party. No experience necessary, just be prepared to have a blast. Bring water. YOGA/PILATES Back by popular demand. A fusion of yoga and pilates to work on flexibility, balance and strength followed by floor work to work on core conditioning, posture and back. I? have helped many people over the years who have suffered with bad backs or shoulder problems. This class is a must if you suffer from any of these conditions. You will finish the class feeling good in mind and body. Other classes at King’s Hall, Pixon Lane. Please check our advert regarding Zumba Classes. Everyone welcome to any of the classes. Whatever your fitness levels, these classes are designed for all people. Zumbatomic at Tavistock & St Peters Primary School. Zumba 4 Teens at Tavistock College
Please phone for any queries Ange or Jen (01822 834179 - 07779 427594) Email - firstname.lastname@example.org Web - www.zumbacrewsouthwest.com
Tavistock and Okehampton Slimmers Celebrate Losing Over 100 Stones! A group of slimmers from Tavistock and Okehampton are holding a party to celebrate losing an incredible 100 stones in only 7 weeks (between the 2 groups) - the halfway mark! The ‘Let’s Beat Obesity Together’ Challenge was launched in February by Slimming World to encourage family and friends to support each other to lose weight together and make their towns a healthier place to live. Now, after transforming their health and that of their families, the group of over 300 slimmers will be toasting their success at a special open day party where they’ll welcome new members who have been inspired by their success and who would like to find out more about how they did it. “I’m absolutely blown away by what the men and women in my group have achieved during Let’s Beat Obesity Together in Tavistock”, says Tracy Horton, Slimming World Consultant for the group. “Seven weeks doesn’t sound like a long time, but in that period I’ve seen so many changes, with slimmers losing weight, increasing in confidence and feeling happier and healthier than ever. It just goes to show what can be achieved when we work together as a community and support each other along our weight loss journey.” Both groups will celebrate with their parties week commencing 7th May to celebrate the end of the challenge. “This party will be a great chance to celebrate the success of the group, who have all done so well, and for us to thank each other for all the amazing support. It will also give us an opportunity to welcome other people in the area who are feeling down about their weight and have been inspired by our success. By meeting the Let’s Beat Obesity Together challenge the slimmers in our groups have reduced their risk of health problems like heart disease and diabetes and transformed their outlook and confidence too. And they’ve done it without ever going hungry and without having to deprive themselves of their favourite treats either”, says Vicky - consultant for the Okehampton groups. “I would urge anyone looking to do the same to come along to our parties at the beginning of May to find out how.” See advert for group times and day.
Copyright Tindle Newspapers Ltd Thursday, 12 December 2013
Sir Ray Tindle
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