• Posted Mon, 10 October 2016

Changes: How to move forwards?

Dr Saul Hillman is an experienced psychologist and therapist who regularly posts blogs on his website on a range of topics that are relevant to many people and which either provide a psychological spin on life or offer self-help strategies. In this article, Saul thinks about the different ways in which we may need to move forwards and instigate change in our lives, particularly if we hit a rut.

  • Posted Wed, 28 September 2016

Healing your life does not have to be hard work

There are more and more scientists and medical doctors that acknowledge the connection between mind, body and disease and The Journey Method establishes this connection, often where medicine has given up or labeled you as chronically ill or depressed. Your body has an incredible ability to heal itself and it wants to be healthy and happy. The Journey works by gently guiding you to access this body wisdom and clear hidden cell memory. In a fun, easy way this globally acknowledged method can save you years of traditional therapy. It is a simple and powerful approach that has helped many thousands of people around the world to heal from physical and emotional issues, debilitating illnesses and life challenges, opening the door to joy, inner freedom, vibrant health, boundless potential and wholeness. Our Journey Practitioner Ilana Krasnik shares her story and answers Q and As to how this can work for you!

  • Posted Mon, 15 August 2016

How much time and money are you wasting removing unwanted hair?

Shaving, waxing, epilating – so many hair removal methods are time consuming and expensive, and often leave you still feeling fuzzy. That’s why we’ve partnered with a new practitioner here at Belsize Health – Olga Gulcz of EpilaserUK. She’s here to give you a care free, permanent and affordable hair removal alternative this summer, with diode laser hair removal.

  • Posted Wed, 27 July 2016

3 Ways to Instantly De-stress and Feel Good

From Brexit to juggling over the school holidays. Hearing horrific news stories unfold to coping with an ever-increasing workload…. there are times when the stresses and strains of 21st Century living can be too much

  • Posted Thu, 07 July 2016

Anyone for Tennis? But Watch Out for Tennis Elbow!

Whether you're training for Wimbledon, playing social doubles in your local club or just going for a jog in a local park it’s essential to prepare your body and maintain your fitness to avoid injuries such as tennis elbow, plantar fasciitis, shoulder pain or sciatica. Laura Ichajapanich, our expert acupuncturist, tuina massage practitioner and tai chi instructor explains how Chinese medicine and exercise can help to alleviate pain and prevent sporting injuries.

  • Posted Thu, 30 June 2016

Calling All Eczema Sufferers… Hypnotherapy Can Help!

Hypnotherapy may not seem like the obvious treatment when it comes to Eczema but our expert practitioner, Monica Black, has found it to be an extremely useful tool in helping people to relive their symptoms. Monica is associated with the National Eczema Society and helps people on a daily basis; take control of both the physical and psychological effects of skin conditions….

  • Posted Thu, 30 June 2016

Women’s Health Matters: Pilates

Women of all ages and sizes benefit from taking regular Pilates classes and this includes pre, during and post pregnancy too. As part of our Women’s Health Matters series Agi Makarawicz, our experienced Pilates practitioner, shares her top 5 reasons why all pregnant women should seriously consider taking up Pilates…

  • Posted Wed, 08 June 2016

Women’s Health Matters: Reflexology & Yoga

Women are the powerhouses of the modern world. Juggling work and family life is now commonplace so keeping on top of your health is crucial – not only for you, but the whole family! Jenni Stone shares some great advice as part of our Women’s Health Matters series.

  • Posted Mon, 23 May 2016

Top Fitness Tips for New Mums

Proper reconditioning of the abdominal muscles after pregnancy and labour is very important as it helps women regain strength, establish ideal postural alignment and good body mechanics, all extremely helpful when caring for a new born child. Fantastic post-natal exercise advice from practitioner, Agi Makarewicz.

  • Posted Fri, 20 May 2016

Our Heaven Skincare Launch in the Press!

We were delighted to host the world launch of Heaven Skincare’s Gold Bee-Venom Mask ® - check out some great pics and read the Daily Mail’s article by top beauty journalist, Elsa McAlonan.

  • Posted Fri, 20 May 2016

Heaven Skincare’s Gold Bee-Venom Exclusively at Belsize Health

The brand new Gold Bee-Venom Mask®, containing ABEETOXIN® is formulated with the world’s rarest bee-venom exclusively from the Queen bee. Already with a massive celebrity and Royal following – find out more here!

  • Posted Thu, 21 April 2016

Shape Up for Summer with Pilates!

Pilates is the ideal discipline to take up if you want to achieve a bikini-ready body in time for your summer holidays. Great advice and simple exercises to follow thanks to our Pilates practitioner, Agi Makarewicz.

  • Posted Thu, 14 April 2016

Getting Away From It All

Find out why getting away from it all and taking a short spring break is good for your health, thanks to our talking therapies practitioner, Dr Saul Hillman.

  • Posted Mon, 11 April 2016

Race to the Finish Line! Part 2

Find out what’s good for common, long-distance running complaints such as asymmetry and shin splints… and get your mind focused and ready for your big sports event! All found in the second of our ‘Race to the Finish Line! articles.

  • Posted Mon, 28 March 2016

Race to the Finish Line! Part 1

Training for the London Marathon or a major sports event this year? Our expert fitness tips and healthcare advice will help you to make it across the finish line feeling fantastic!

  • Posted Mon, 21 March 2016

Don't lose sleep over it…

The clocks spring forward on Sunday 27th March at 1am. Though the loss of one hour may seem small, it will have an impact on your sleep quality, particularly if you don't sleep very well. Here at Belsize Health, we provide a number of treatments that can help with sleep issues including various massage therapies, we also love this helpful sleep advice from London bed makers, Warren Evans and their expert Sleep Advisor, Dave Gibson BSC:

  • Posted Mon, 14 March 2016

Sensational Springtime Skin!

What can you do at home to keep your skin looking and feeling fresh between facials? Here’s our beauty practitioner, Taryn Williams, with her top 5 natural beauty tips… and you can find most of the products in your kitchen cupboard at home!

  • Posted Mon, 14 March 2016

Instantly anti-age your skin & body!

Instantly anti-age your skin and body with the treatments trusted by celebrities, from revolutionary skincare treatments to dedicated Pilates sessions.

  • Posted Thu, 03 March 2016

Acupuncture for Fertility - Acupuncture Awareness Week

Around one in seven couples may have difficulty conceiving, this is approximately 3.5 million people in the UK . With the number of couples seeking medical help to have a family on the rise, more and more people are now turning to acupuncture to help. As part of Acupuncture Awareness Week (7th to 13th March), our expert practitioner, Lora Macfarlane, specialising in acupuncture for fertility shares her thoughts on the subject and answers some common questions.

  • Posted Thu, 03 March 2016

Acupuncture for Sports Performance & Pain Relief - Acupuncture Awareness Week

It’s Acupuncture Awareness Week (7th to 13th March 2016) and this year, its focus is on sport and exercise. A report released to mark the annual event states that ‘almost three in ten Brits exercise more now than they did ten years ago but more than half say they have been injured during sport in the past, and one in three claim to have never recovered from their injuries.’ If this sounds all too familiar then why not try acupuncture? Our expert acupuncture practitioner, Laura Ichajapanich, explains a little more about how one of the oldest documented systems of medicine in history can help you achieve peak performance and relieve you from sports injury pain.

  • Posted Thu, 03 March 2016

'Grin and Bear it’ Brits need to pin point their pain - Acupuncture Awareness Week

We’re famously a nation that doesn’t like to make a fuss but new statistics from the British Acupuncture Council reveal that when it comes to pain over half of the UK nearly half of Brits (44%) just grin and bear it, which could impact long term health and wellbeing.

  • Posted Thu, 25 February 2016

Happy Mothers Day from Belsize Health

At Belsize Health, we’re celebrating all women this Mothers Day, with a Free Pilates Session!

  • Posted Wed, 11 November 2015

Are you taking the first steps towards achieving your marathon goals?

At Belsize Health we pride ourselves on having the most experienced and qualified practitioners, providing quality health care, information and advice. Natalie Koffman and Laura Ichajapanich, both experienced triathletes, have compiled an informative article on how to help you prepare and recover from events such as the London marathon.