Our Favourite Summer Smoothie Recipes

It’s good ol’ smoothie season again & we couldn’t be more excited! Not only are they super delicious & refreshing (this time of year especially) but smoothies are a fantastic way to jam pack nutrients into your day. To make … Continue reading

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How to Make Your Own Gut Loving Kombucha

At Vive we absolutely adore Kombucha! Not only is it super refreshing (especially this time of year) & delicious but its contains a wide variety of gut loving bacteria & enzymes which assist in the maintenance of a healthy digestive … Continue reading

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How to Maintain Good Gut Health for Healthy Immunity, Mood & Digestion

Mindy Duncan (Clinical Naturopath) www.nourishnaturopathy.com.au For bookings click here It’s no secret to all of us that the health of our digestive tract can have significant impact over many aspects of health. Therefore I’m sure we all know how important … Continue reading

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Introducing Genevieve to Merakai Therapies

My name is Genevieve. I am originally from the UK but now live in Grange with my husband and two daughters. I first came across massage when I was studying to become a professional ballet dancer. Once I retired from … Continue reading

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How to Detoxify Naturally for Better Energy, Digestion & Mood

by Leia Mulroy (Clinical Nutritionist) www.poppysandpistachios.com To book with Leia click here It’s no secret that we now live in a world where our exposure to toxicity is reaching an all time high. Chemicals can be found absolutely everywhere from … Continue reading

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What You Need to Know about Supplementing with Beetroot Juice

Matt Steinacher | Naturopath + Nutritionist Beetroot juice is a rich natural source of Nitrate that may be converted to nitrite and then further metabolised to produce Nitric Oxide in the body.  Nitric oxide is thought to be a useful … Continue reading

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Conventional vs. Organic Wine | What defines an Organic Wine?

At Vive we are super passionate about all things certified organic including our favourite beverage, that’s right WINE! The organic wine industry is on the rise, with new winemakers gearing towards organic & bio-dynamic practices all the time. With the … Continue reading

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Fertility & Pre-Pregnancy Support Massage

Merakai Therapies offer complete support of women on their journey to motherhood.  Specialised training in fertility and pre-pregnancy support, combined with their remedial and extensive pregnancy massage training means they are able to offer safe, nurturing, non-invasive and deeply relaxing … Continue reading

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3 Easy to Learn Fertility Acupressure Points | Fertility Support

Bob Wong | Acupuncturist  & Traditional Chinese Medicine What is Acupressure Massage? Acupressure is a therapeutic, non-invasive style of massage based off the acupuncture system of meridians and channels. This style of massage has been used in Traditional Chinese Medicine … Continue reading

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Two Different Ways of Thinking | Part 2 | Neurocounselling

Katina is the author of the soon to be published book – Neurocounselling: Using Modern Counselling Skills and Neuroplasticity to Achieve Life Changing Results.  The book is written for practitioners in the wellness industry. Katina has been teaching the Diploma of Counselling … Continue reading

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Pregnancy Reflexology Massage

The joys of pregnancy are abundant, but sometimes so are feelings of pain and discomfort.  Reflexology is a gentle and nurturing therapy that may assist in managing many of the commonly felt pregnancy discomforts, such as: Morning sickness Back pain … Continue reading

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Two Different Ways of Thinking | Part 1 | Neurocounselling

Katina is the author of the soon to be published book – Neurocounselling: Using Modern Counselling Skills and Neuroplasticity to Achieve Life Changing Results.  The book is written for practitioners in the wellness industry. Katina has been teaching the Diploma of Counselling … Continue reading

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Lowering LDL Cholesterol with Phytosterols

Marilyn Lemaire (Master Herbalist) Phytosterols are compounds that have a similar chemical structure to cholesterol.  They are found in significant doses in vegetable oils such wheat germ oil, peanut oil, sesame oil, corn oil, almond oil and olive oil.  They … Continue reading

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Three Incredible Health Benefits of N-acetylcysteine (NAC)

Leia Mulroy (Clinical Nutritionist) Poppys & Pistachios Book a Nutrition Consultation Today                                                   Instagram @_poppysandpistachios_ N-Acetyl Cysteine, also known as NAC, is a derivative of the naturally occurring amino acid L-Cysteine. NAC stimulates the production of a powerful antioxidant Glutathione, … Continue reading

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Vive Health – Nutritionist – Megan Crockart

        Megan has always held an interest in food (a self confessed “Foodie” but also years of home cooking) along with health, fitness and exercise.  Megan was drawn to natural therapies as they can be used for … Continue reading

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Introducing Louise to Merakai Therapies in June

We are very excited Louise O’neill will be joining the Merakai Therapies team from Saturday June 16th, and available for Saturday treatments. Louise is a remedial massage therapist with further training through Pregnancy Massage Aaustralia as a NurtureLife practitioner. Her … Continue reading

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Introducing Reflexology at Merakai Therapies.

Reflexology is a healing art of ancient origin. Evidence has been found in Egyptian tombs of images of people receiving reflexology to the feet and hands. It has also been traced back to pre-dynastic China and ancient Indian medicine. This … Continue reading

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Cold & Flu Prevention 101 | Our Top Tips

Yes, it’s that time of year again…..the cold & flu session is getting scarily close. Luckily there is so much we can do to help prevent getting sick & also help our body recover, if in fact we do get … Continue reading

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Three Ways Acupuncture can Improve Fertility & Conception

Bob Wong | Art of Acupuncture For many couples, trying to fall pregnant can be a time full of joy & excitement, anticipating the arrival of their bundle of joy. Unfortunately for many others it can become a stressful & … Continue reading

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Supercharge your Immunity with Lactoferrin

Leia Mulroy | Clinical Nutritionist Book your Consultation with Leia today Lactoferrin, the forgotten little protein that has been hiding in breast milk and other mammals milk since the beginning of time. It is a natural multi-functional protein known to have … Continue reading

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