Cancer - Research & Support
- Cancer Active
CANCERactive is a Cancer Charity concerned solely with the provision of information about cancer. Contains detailed and informative discussions on research and outcomes for available treatments. The article for/against regular mammograms is interesting.
- Cancer Research UK
Reliable, easy to understand patient information from Cancer Research UK. Includes a detailed section about complementary and alternative therapies in cancer care
- Penny Brohn Cancer Care
The pioneers in complementary cancer care: The Bristor Approach, offering complementary support to men and women with cancer to be used alongside the medical treatment you may already have had or be receiving.
Pregnancy & Labour
- Debra Betts
Author of The Essential Guilde to Acupuncture in Pregnancy and Childbrith. An excellent webiste providing information “to encourage women and practitioners to use acupressure and acupuncture. It is intended to expand the range of treatments offered to wom
- Genki Haramaki
Traditional Japanese garment worn around the abdomen to maintain warmth and well-being. For pre-natal and pregnancy support. Helps to keep the core-organs warm – particularly the kidneys.
- Kokoro Haramaki
The haramaki helps maintain your body’s core warmth, boost circulation, as well as support your body and back. It can help ease menstrual cramps, aid digestion and give support during and after pregnancy.
- Pregnancy Yoga (Shadow Yoga)
Antenatal yoga taught at Islington Yoga addresses the fundamental needs of a woman and her child during this time. Relaxation in the classes is taught as a guided activity, as well as time for complete rest of the body and mind.
- Yoga Birth
Yoga for Pregnancy, Postnatal Yoga, Baby Massage and Birth Preparation Workshops.
- BioMed Central
Online publisher of free peer-reviewed scientific articles from over 222 peer reviewed journals in all areas of medical research and biology.
Moxafrica is a charitable organisation set up in 2008 in the UK to investigate the use of moxibustion therapy for the treatment of tuberculosis, particularly drug-resistant TB, in resource poor environments.
- Society for Acupuncture Research
The Society for Acupuncture Research is dedicated to improving the quality and increasing the awareness of research in acupuncture, herbal therapy and other modalities of Oriental Medicine.
Shiatsu & Acupuncture Journals
North American Journal of Oriental Medicine
Societies and Regulating Bodies
Some interesting forms of bodywork
- Katsugen Undo
Katsugen Undo regenerative movements are an effective body and energy work technique to support a deep release and restore vitality and health in the body, mind and soul.
- Shadow Yoga
Hatha Yoga has as its aim the realisation of the potential within the human being. Shadow Yoga is a school of Hatha Yoga founded by Zhander Remete, which begins this process through the practice of fixed forms or ‘preludes’.
Transformation & Awareness
- Anthony de Mello
“If it is peace you want, seek to change yourself, not other people. It is easier to protect your feet with slippers than to carpet the whole of the earth.” Most people, he maintained, are asleep.
- Eckhart Tolle
“…In the unawakened state you don’t use thought, but thought uses you. You are, one could almost say, possessed by thought, which is the collective conditioning of the human mind that goes back many thousands of years.”
- J Krishnamurti
Truly enlightening series of 4 discussions with J Krishnamurti and Drs. Bohm, Hidley & Sheldrake on The Roots of Psychological Disorders.
- Michael Coleman Talbot
Author of a number of books highlighting parallels between ancient mysticism and quantum mechanics, and espousing a theoretical model of reality that suggests the physical universe is akin to a giant hologram. Author of The Holographic Universe.
- Rupert Sheldrake
“One of the world’s most innovative biologists and writers, is best known for his theory of morphic fields and morphic resonance, which leads to a vision of a living, developing universe with its own inherent memory.” Author of The Science Delusion.
“I tell you: one must still have chaos within oneself, to give birth to a dancing star.”