I opened The Natural Health Hub just over a year ago because I reckon life’s gone a bit bonkers! It’s too fast and full on, we work too many hours, we’re too wrapped up in our job lists, tied to our digital devices, and we’ve lost the ability to relax. So I created The Hub… a place in the centre of Lymington to come to to slow down and escape. People say they instantly relax when they step through the…
The pigs of the New Forest play a vital part in the eco-system. Every autumn, when the acorns, chestnuts and various other nuts have fallen from their trees, up to 600 domestic pigs (usually owned by commoners) are let out onto the New Forest National Park for up to 60 days, to clear away and eat the nuts. This is called ‘pannage' or ‘common of mast’, and it is important because many of the nuts are poisonous to other animals in the New Forest, such as…
There was much to celebrate at Priestlands School last week as students received their GCSE results. Despite the uncertainties of the new exams in many subjects, Priestlands students did very well.
English, Maths and Science sustained high performance whilst there were also record results in Business Studies, Computing Science, Geography, ICT, PE and strong performances in many other subjects.
A third of all grades awarded were at 9-7 or A/A* and 74% students secured the new standard pass (4-9) in English and Maths, with 54% students secured the…
The second in our new monthly series on those niggling legal matters to which we should attend: t his month Paula Shea from Lester Aldridge de-mystifies Lasting Powers of Attorney, in Plain English.
Following last month's "Importance of a Will", this helpful Q&A about Powers of Attorney sets the scene for the next important subject to consider if we want the people we love to benefit the most (and the taxman the least!) should something happen to us.
Now in its sixth year the Solent Music Festival returns to Lymington from Wednesday 19th through to Sunday 23rd September.
Pianist Sam Haywood, the festival’s Artistic Director, says ‘I had dreamt of running a music festival for many years, of being able to put together programmes of my favourite works performed by the musicians I most admire. At the suggestion of a friend, Sophia and I came to Lymington and met with then Councillor Elizabeth Lewis, now the Festival’s president. Elizabeth advised that we…
Thursday 23 August is National Burger Day!
Matthew Tomkinson, head chef at the Montagu Arms Hotel in the heart of the New Forest, has shared with us the recipe of the famous Monty's Burger so that you can recreate it at home! Perfect for a Bank Holiday Weekend barbecue!
Of course you could save yourself the trouble and visit Monty's Inn to sample their fabulous burgers (and other food) for yourself! Find details of Monty's Inn here . And if fish…
This year’s top spectator attractions were gigantic: in the main rings the amazing Ben Atkinson with his team of horses and brave stunt ridersand the Mounted Hunter games both enthralled and delighted the crowds.
Meanwhile close to the Forestry Commission corner the Shire horses resplendently turned out enjoyed their own in hand classes, a spectacle in their own right allowing the public to get up really close to these magnificent creatures.
Adam Bloom was 18 months old when his parents nicknamed him The Voice, and when he was 10, he told them he was going to be a comedian. By the age of 23, he was. Adam has appeared on various stand-up and panel shows on TV, and has recorded three series of his own Radio 4 show, The Problem with Adam Bloom.
Ricky Gervais says: Adam Bloom has been one of his favourite comedians for ten years:…
The New Forest and Solent shore are perfect for dog walks and it's little wonder that the area attracts many visitors and locals with four-legged friends. In fact the New Forest is doggy heaven for well behaved dogs.
Have you and your dog discovered a really dog-friendly business that is worth celebrating? The New Forest Dog Friendly Awards is your opportunity to nominate your favourite dog friendly businesses in the New Forest area.
Good news for the overall "anti plastic" campaign in Lymington and the New Forest is that one of our higher "consuming" businesses is really taking this issue seriously.
Colten Care has consulted relatives, management and support departments of its care homes in the New Forest as part of the launch of a campaign aimed at eradicating throwaway plastic. Altogether, the use of 1,161,124 plastic items will be avoided each year by choosing more environmentally…
Do you collapse into the weekend feeling frazzled and worn out, or find it impossible to wind down on Friday night after all the stress of the week? Well, we’ve got the solution for you: our cosy Friday nights yin yoga is all about relaxing yoga and winding down to leave you calm, tranquil and collected so you can actually enjoy Saturday and Sunday
Nathalie Kealey's cosy Friday nights yin are just that: literally the perfect way to wind down from your week and relax into enjoying the weekend ahead. A candle-lit yin yoga session with relaxation and cosiness its number one aim, it’s designed to work on certain meridian lines (energy channels coursing through our body, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine) to help you let go and relax.
Nathalie’s style of teaching yin yoga, is all about improving your mental well-being. A yoga instructor and mental well-being practitioner, her business, Value Your Mind, focuses on using natural ways to support people in reducing stress and finding ease within the mind.
Suitable for: everyone! A new class which has quickly become very popular so do ensure that you book a place in advance: https://www.thenaturalhealthhub.co.uk/cosy-friday-nights-yin-relaxing-yoga-6-april/
Date: Friday 6 April
The Natural Health Hub is Lymington’s health and well-being centre offering an extensive selection of complementary therapies. Services include counselling/psychotherapy, hypnotherapy/NLP, acupuncture, naturopathic nutrition, food intolerance testing and hair mineral analysis, homeopathy, mindfulness, empowerment coaching, reflexology, ear candling, polarity therapy and reiki, as well as a range of pampering holistic massages and facials. Classes on offer are yoga, tai chi and qigong (chi kung). The Hub is a specialist centre for yoga, with all sorts of different classes (day, evening, early morning and Saturdays) for all levels of fitness, challenge and experience, including hatha, vinyasa flow, ashtanga, stress-release and yogic relaxation. We stock an extensive selection of supplements, probiotics and natural Neal’s Yard, Weleda and Tropic beauty products. The Hub runs a full calendar of talks/workshops on natural health and empowerment issues, not least ever-popular monthly sound baths. Book right away to avoid disappointment!
Visit www.TheNaturalHealthHub.co.uk or give us a call on 01590 670955.
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