Pregnancy & Parenting
Spinning Babies promotes easier childbirth through optimal foetal positioning while acknowledging the importance of balance and movement in the mothers body.
The Symphysis Pubis Dysfunction, New Zealand Resource Group provides educational information about the pelvis and practical information and tips for coping with SPD.
Canterbury Homebirth Association A local group of like minded people that see birth as a natural process. They work together to promote home as a safe and loving environment in which to birth.
The Natural Parent is both a magazine and a community with a special focus on attachment parenting. TNP are pro, natural birth, breastfeeding, co sleeping and gentle, peaceful parenting techniques.
Sport New Zealand is the government organisation responsible for sport and recreation (formerly SPARC).Under their Young People section there are many tips to get children active from infancy, including some great videos.
SoleMate have a thorough article on how to sit and an online shop which sells two products available to try from our clinic- Backfriend and Seat Wedge.
Arthritis New Zealand there are 140 forms of arthritis and more than half a million New Zealanders will be affected by arthritis at some time in their life. It is not an inevitable part of growing older. Arthritis NZ provides good information and support. You can do a lot for yourself to make coping with arthritis easier!
Age Concern New Zealand are not-for-profit volunteer-based organisation working to serve the needs of older people in our communities. Their website provides good information on Health, Happiness and other relevant topics. Their local branch can help connect you with home support, your closest Tai Chi class and more.
Become an Osteopath
Unitec Institute of Technology In New Zealand, only Unitec’s osteopathy training leads to registration with the Osteopathic Council of New Zealand and practice as an osteopath. This is where we all trained.