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If life was fair, Mamaheaven would be offered on the NHS
6 years ago 0

This was our first review about our inaugural Mamaheaven back in 2005, where Amy Raphael joined us on retreat with her young daughter Bonny. Since then over 300 mothers and babies have ventured to our retreats to enjoy the Mamaheaven experience. If life was fair, Mamaheaven would be offered on the NHS. As it is, this country’s first weekend retreat for mums with babies up to the age of 18 months doesn’t come cheap. But it’s worth it for a [...]

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Mamacircle
6 years, 1 month ago 1
Posted in: Mamacircle, Services

Taking inspiration from the book What Mothers Do by Naomi Stadlen an intrinsic element of Mamaheaven is the Mamacircle workshop. Mamascircle, is led by Paula Gallardo, to discuss relevant or pertinent issues about motherhood, this hugely powerful practice used the world over by traditional cultures to big businesses. Sharing points of views and feelings in a guided circle contributes to a deep communal respect, greater understanding and even conflict resolution. During a Mamacircle at Mamaheaven, mothers are encouraged to either [...]

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Baby Massage
6 years, 1 month ago 1
Posted in: Services

At Mamaheaven we offer baby massage workshops. These lovely sessions are done in a beautiful warm room using fragrant and calming organic baby-massage oils from our goody bag. Our experienced masseurs show mamas gentle and fun techniques to sooth, nurture, exercise and strengthen their babies. The massage strokes not only help to calm babies but also help to connect their right and left-brain and increase mother-baby bonding. Baby massage has been known to help with many childhood issues such as [...]

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Craniosacral
6 years, 1 month ago 1
Posted in: Post-Natal, Services

Craniosacral therapy involves listening to the natural cranial sacral rhythm in the body, a subtle tidal fluid motion of the cerebralspinal fluid which bathes and cushions the brain and spinal cord. The practitioner is trained to listen to the rhythmic flow of the living system the central nervous system, bones, fluids and tissues. Areas of contraction caused by physical or emotional impact inhibit this flow and can indicate the root of the problem. The therapist provides an opportunity for the [...]

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Erika Tourell, Yoga Teacher
6 years, 3 months ago 1

Mother of two, Erika Tourell has been teaching yoga for over 15 years and working as a holistic massage therapist for over 20 years. She is presently studying cranio-sacral therapy and chi nei tsang – a deep abdominal massage which is a form of Taoist healing.  She also holds a passion for singing/chanting/voice-healing and has been studying Hindustani vocal training with a senior Indian teacher for the last year. From 1992-95 she lived in Thailand and India studying meditation, Buddhism, [...]

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