Essential Oils are not just bottles of oil that smell nice; using the right ones in the right way can help support the entire body from head to toe - including our physical body, our emotions and our mental focus. They are safe, effective, and easy to use, and have few, if any side effects. Dr Tracy Dixon-Maynard is a chiropractor with over 22-years experience and will be talking about how she now incorporates Young Living Essential Oils into her medical practice to help her patients with a vast array of physical and emotional disorders. Learn how to use oils for support, whether you suffer with neck pain, headaches or back pain, or underlying emotional stress and strain.
As outlined in her book The De-Stress Effect (Hay House 2015), modern psycho-social stress is difficult to escape and has profound effects on body and mind. As yoga is a system for ‘stilling the mind’, its inherent mindful attention and embodied awareness can help unravel habits of racing mind and holding tension in key areas like the lower back, shoulders and neck. The Somatic component includes rocking and pulsing movements with the breath, that soothe the nervous system and provide a focus for the mind. This will be a slow and gentle physical practice, suitable for everyone – you will be encouraged to listen to your own body and needs.
Your gut is the most important interface between you and the outside world. Your food is the most important part of the external environment with which you and your genes interact. Your vagus nerve means your gut and brain are intimately connected. Using deep insights about these interconnections, Rob Verkerk PhD takes your through a unique six step process that will help you improve gut permeability, restore healthy gut microbial communities, balance neurotransmitters, personalise your diet, and establish balance in your autonomic nervous system and good vagal tone.