Do you use essential oils in Marma Therapy?

Do you use essential oils in Marma Therapy?

I have loved wonderful smells all my life. Our home has bottles of essential oils in every room - whether it’s peppermint, vetiver, lavender, orange, or over a hundred others! I remember people as much by their smell as by their appearance. And it’s not just me - I...

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Why treat scars?

Why treat scars?

Why do we treat scars? Before a treatment, Marma Therapists ask clients if they have any scars. But why treat scars - what has this to do with my bad back/neck/shoulder? In fact, it’s very important because an energy blockage in one location on the body can create...

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Best health tip ever

Best health tip ever

Best health tip ever? I was invited to introduce speakers at the last International Ayurveda Congress held in the UK. The speakers included skincare specialists, women’s healthcare experts, GPs, EEG researchers, and many others. In addition to speaking about their...

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Who invented Marma Therapy?

Who invented Marma Therapy?

Who invented Marma Therapy? A couple of weeks ago I gave a Marma Therapy taster treatment to a client at a wellbeing day. Afterwards they said: ‘But that’s what I do for my children - anybody can do that’. I said ‘yes’ - they were quite right, Marma Therapy is nothing...

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Have you read Marma Therapy – the book?

Have you read Marma Therapy – the book?

Marma Therapy - The Healing Power of Ayurvedic Vital Point Massage by Dr Ernst Schrott How do you translate from a language you don’t know? That’s the problem I had when Dr Schrott invited me to translate his brilliant book ‘Marmatherapie’ from German into English so...

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What is Marma Therapy – I’ve never heard of it!

What is Marma Therapy – I’ve never heard of it!

When someone says this to me - and a lot of people do! - I say: have you heard of acupuncture or acupressure? ‘Of course’ ‘Well, Marma Therapy has the same understanding, which is that in addition to the physical body, we also have an energy body, with energy flowing...

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Taste and smell return!

Taste and smell return!

  Taste and smell return for a Marma Therapy client! 'I fell on the 4thOctober 2017 resulting in a 6-week induced coma, lucky to be alive albeit with a fractured skull, then 3 months rehab and I had lost my taste and smell. I met Marek at a local Wellbeing show...

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The wonderful Dr Ernst Schrott

The wonderful Dr Ernst Schrott

I have just heard that our beloved Marma therapy trainer, Dr Ernst Schrott, has just passed away peacefully. I wrote the following some weeks ago: Every now and then you meet someone who has been sprinkled with fairy dust, and you can’t quite understand how they can...

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Marma therapy during Italian Baptism

Marma therapy during Italian Baptism

Unexpected Marma Therapy treatment! I wasn't expecting to do Marma therapy during the baptism! We just attended a family baptism in Italy conducted by a priest who radiated kindness and good humour. At the end, as he was going to the vestry to sign the certificate,...

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‘Miracles’

‘Miracles’

Miracles are everywhere Miracles are everywhere! After a quarter of a century living by the sea, I’m still amazed at tides. They make local rivers, beaches, marinas and harbours fill and empty every day, twice! So cool! And how wonderful that we can press a switch and...

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Schooner Gallant – and other local eco-heroes

Schooner Gallant – and other local eco-heroes

This is the schooner Gallant in Newhaven for its annual visit. It’s a brilliant concept: a wind-powered sailing vessel bringing organic olive oil from Portugal to individual buyers and restaurants in East Sussex. It's just one example of local eco-heroes. I love this...

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Back pain?

Back pain?

Back pain? It can be awful, or an ache or a niggle. And so many people get it. I’ve found that Marma therapy is extraordinarily helpful, while at the same time being totally gentle and non-invasive (the last thing you want when It’s hurting is for someone to prod...

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