• aromatherapy::an olafactory journey

    by  • 19/11/2014 • 0 Comments

    I first discovered aromatherapy in 1992 in a head shop in Kew, London. Do you remember those places? They used to be everywhere in the early 90s. Purveyors of bongs, rizlas, tarot cards and crystals. I was slightly obsessed with them {which isn’t really surprising}. But this particular one*, right next door to the...

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    have you ever tried hot stone massage?

    by  • 12/11/2014 • 1 Comment

      In July 2011, on the hottest day of that particular year, I trained in the hot stone massage technique. Since then I’ve spent four and a half years spreading the joy of hot stone massage amongst the people of Cambridge {and beyond} and with the colder months approaching there is no better time...

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    meet the therapist::Rosanna Gordon, yoga teacher

    by  • 07/11/2014 • 0 Comments

    We have a lovely band of therapists here at Fusion Studio and we thought we’d let you get to know us a bit better, prove that we’re only human just like you. Today meet Rosanna. 1. Tell us a little bit about yourself and your journey into yoga. I started getting into various sports...

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    if you want to…

    by  • 05/11/2014 • 0 Comments

    If you follow me on Instagram {and I really hope you do} then you’ll have seen I’m taking part in a yoga photo challenge {follow #yovember2014}. I’m enjoying it for two reasons; 1) because it’s got me thinking about my practice from a different viewpiont and 2) it doesn’t involve taking yoga selfies, pictures...

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    october links

    by  • 31/10/2014 • 1 Comment

    I’ve found myself reading a lot about yoga and Pilates this month. Triggered by this post about tax in Washington DC I got to thinking about whether yoga is exercise or not {my thoughts, yes it is but that isn’t really the point of it}, I found this post and this one about what...

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    massage for fibromyalgia::a true story

    by  • 24/10/2014 • 2 Comments

    It’s no secret that I’ve been collecting chronic illnesses since I was in my late teens. I think the list currently runs at four {ME/Fibromyalgia/Osteoporosis/Endomentriosis}, I may have missed one! As Grace Quantock likes to say though, these are just the footnotes to my life and don’t define me. That doesn’t mean I should...

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    meet the therapist: victoria davies, osteopath

    by  • 17/10/2014 • 0 Comments

    We have a lovely band of therapists here at Fusion Studio and we thought we’d let you get to know us a bit better, prove that we’re only human just like you. First up is our osteopath Victoria. 1. Tell us a little bit about yourself and your journey into osteopathy. I first became...

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    ayurveda for autumn

    by  • 15/10/2014 • 1 Comment

    Autumn is a second spring, when every leaf is a flower –Albert Camus Ayurveda is known as the sister science to yoga and is thought to be the world’s oldest healing system. It is based on creating a balance between the 3 doshas (natures or elements) – Vata (wind), Pitta (fire and water) and...

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    how to look after your back

    by  • 10/10/2014 • 0 Comments

    It’s Backcare Awareness Week and let’s be honest, there aren’t many of us who haven’t suffered from back pain at some time or other. Who better to talk us through looking after your spine (don’t forget your necks people) than Fusion Studio’s resident osteopath, Victoria Davies. This week (6th-12th October) is Backcare Awareness week....

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    let’s dust this old thing off shall we?

    by  • 08/10/2014 • 1 Comment

    It has been a while, and I say this without apology but with a little sadness as I do love my corner of the internet and I have been neglecting it rather badly. But it’s been quite a year The studio is busy busy busy! I have several other therapists working here now (meet...

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