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TeleHealth Treatments Now Available

TeleHealth Treatments Now Available

Online treatments and Chinese herbal medicine consultations Henri has trained and obtained a Bachelor’s degree at the New Zealand School of Acupuncture and Chinese herbal medicine. He is offers traditional acupuncture, Tuina, Gua sha, and electroacupuncture to relieve...

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Welcome to Henri’s New Acupuncture Clinic!

Welcome to Henri’s New Acupuncture Clinic!

I would be honoured and like to welcome you to come and make a booking at my new Balanced Energy space at Clinic 38 in Orewa. At clinic 38 you’ll experience its warm and friendly environment with a professional and confidential service. You’ll feel relaxed as we...

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The Benefits of Acupuncture

The Benefits of Acupuncture

How acupuncture enhances my wellness practice By Henri-noel Venturini This is now my third year of studying a four year Bachelor of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine and Acupuncture and I feel that acupuncture is a very effective form of treatment that will...

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The Winter Solstice and the Body

The Winter Solstice and the Body

Winter Solstice falls this year in New Zealand on the 22nd June at 10.51pm. The word solstice comes from the Latin words for "sun" and "to stand still. Every year the Sun traces out a circular path in a west-to-east direction relative to the stars (this is in addition...

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Tai Chi and Qigong to Strengthen the Kidney Chi

By Henri Venturini In Tai Chi and Qigong there are many exercises that are designed to strengthen the kidney chi flow, below is an exercise that is both simple and effective. Adopt an easy standing posture with your feet under your hips and bend your knees Allow your...

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Why Do I Wear a Mala with 108 Beads?

Why do I wear a Mala with 108 beads? Has anybody ever questioned their teacher about this? Strange I have felt it to be a natural thing to do and it reminds me of many coincidences in my life as well as being a powerful tool that I use in my meditations and mantra....

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Day 5 An Apple a Day-The Joy of Juicing

Day 5 of 365 Days to Get Back to Me My once busy juicer lay dead in a dark corner of the bottom of the pantry, neglected, dusty and disused. Then...a miracle occurred... I saw the documentary Fat Sick and Nearly Dead one night by chance on Choice Television. This...

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Day 3 + 4 Fitness First for a Blood Type O

365 days to get back to me Days 3 + 4 Having a blood type of O (which is the ancient hunter gatherer blood type) it is recommended by the Blood Type Diet that I eat lots of lean protein, fresh greens, fruits, nuts and seeds. Especially lean red meat. When I was a...

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Day 2- Messages

Day Two of 365 Days to get back to me It's a while since I looked for messages (consciously) throughout the day. This can be a really helpful practice and the messages can turn up in the most unexpected places. I had three messages today: 1. Sorting out a pile of...

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Day 1 Yoga Ball

I have used exercise balls for many types of exercises and found them to be a  really useful piece of exercise equipment. Being a person who has always had very active work life involving constant movement, Yoga, dance and physical activity (never worked sitting at a...

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365 days to get back to myself

Here's a personal question: How do you really feel about yourself and your life as we enter 2013 the year of the Snake? I know we are all very "everythings great with me...look" on facebook and sometimes it is. Sometimes its not though. The last few months have been...

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You are what you Wear!

  You wouldn't eat petrochemicals, so why would you put them on your skin? And this time I'm not talking about skin care... I'm talking about workout clothing... and just clothing in general really! I have been having trouble finding good Yoga gear here in New...

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Time to get fit with Nia

Ok everyone it’s that time again – office parties, end of year events, too much to do, too little time to eat properly and then it’s holiday time and you have to strip off and show the world how the excesses have settled on your body! BUT have no fear!  We have more...

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Recipe of the Moment- Bestow Beauty Truffles

Bestow Beauty Truffles Ingredients* 1 cup finely chopped dried apricots or dates 1 cup raisins 1 tablespoon honey 250g ricotta cheese 1 cup coconut 1 dessertspoon Bestow Beauty Oil Directions Simply mix ingredients together and form into small balls about the size of...

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How do you know natural therapy works?

"Truth is what stands the test of experience" Albert Einstein There are many types of natural treatments and more and more "natural" products appearing every day, so how do you know what is going to work for you? How do you choose the right therapy? And, more...

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Sugaring versus waxing..have you been sugared yet?

Have you been sugared yet? Sugaring is an ancient type of hair removal originating in Asia and North Africa, it has  many benefits over waxing and that is why we use only Pharo Sugaring at Balanced Energy       Significantly less discomfort    Gentle on the...

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The Ancient Healing Art of Reflexology

By Angela van Trijp, Balanced Energy Massage Consultant There is something remarkably satisfying about having your feet massaged. Is it the fact that we stand on them all day, is it because feet have so many nerve endings in them heightening their sensitivity to...

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The Many Benefits of F.A.R Infrared

Welcome to pain relief! By Angela Van Trijp, Balanced Energy Health Consultant For many decades health professionals have used Infrared lamps to treat muscle and joint problems. Studies have shown that infrared light therapy assists with reduction of inflammation and...

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