News & Events

Attention all members……..A.G.M

The board wish to announce the date for our next A.G.M. It will be on Monday 10th April 2017 all members are welcome. The Venue: Marian Foster’s home 29, High Street Hyde SK14 2PU The meeting will start at 19.00pm… All board members will be here to share and support. Looking forward to seeing you […]

Balen Declaration Form

DECLARATION FORM I have never been convicted of, or charged (but not yet tried) with any criminal offence, other than motoring offences, or offences that are spent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974. I have never had a proposal or renewal for insurance declined or cancelled; a policy voided, withdrawn or suspended, or special […]

Balens Zurich

Balens Health Professionals Scheme Professional Liability and Malpractice Insurance Policy Devised and arranged especially by Balens Specialist Insurance Brokers to Health Professionals and Organisations Policy underwritten by Zurich Insurance plc Contents A warm welcome to Balens 3 Your Balens Health Professionals Scheme policy 4 Definitions 8 Insuring clauses 12 Section I Professional Liability 12 Section […]

Balens – Key Points

What do I need to do? 1) Check the activity sheets for the activity that you practice. You can add as many activities to the policy as you like, providing you hold a suitable qualification. If an activity is not listed, please add it to the list on the form and we will inform you […]

Balens Specialist Insurance Brokers

Who are Balens and the Affinity Team? Balens are a well-established, fourth generation family-run business which has been built on solid roots going back to 1950, and we have grown during that time to our present size mainly through recommendation; not acquisition or private funding. We are Pioneers in the development of top quality insurance […]

Clinical Reflexology Conference “Cherishing The Feet”

Invite from Linda to all reflexologist or student/researcher of reflexology I would like to invite you to our annual Clinical Reflexology Conference “Cherishing The Feet” on Saturday 14th May 2016 The cost of the conference is £99 for the day which includes a buffet lunch. The day will be split into 2; during the morning sessions […]

Event – Sunday 3rd April 11.00am – 15.00pm

Bury Cancer Support Centre; The event tomorrow Sunday 3rd April 11am – 3pm is the launch of this year’s monthly events and to promote David and Tom McLenachan’s planned fundraising event which is a trek to Mount Everest Base Camp (they are setting off this weekend). Donations for this event can be made at: Cheques […]

Self Care – An Essence for a Carer

  What is the reasoning behind this topic? I am aiming to discuss the need for more Self Care and ‘Managing your Emotions‘. We can increase better health and prevent further imbalances and diseases if we choose to acknowledge our emotions as valid clues and then take steps to help ourselves. Everyone in the household […]

Taking a Leap hosted by Susie Ramroop

  Are you living a life that doesn’t light you up?  That drains your energy? Is your life producing great results, just not the ones that make you feel alive? Are you settling for not having enough time in the day, let alone any for you? What if you woke up at a time that worked for you, in a location […]

Self Care – A gift from a client known as A

  My purpose today and every new day is to ‘manage my emotions’.  Calm and satisfied emotions gives me peace of mind, a good state to offer a client. In my archives I have a recording of my client A reading from the “Instructions for Life” from the Dalai Lama’s “Comments On The Millennium”.  Sadly […]

Self Care ….try a Gong Bath

Martyn Cawthorne – Gong Spa I’m a gong practitioner, and as such I provide a variety of forms of sound bath for those who are interested in the sounds, the vibrations, and the effects on our well-being of these fantastic instruments. I’ve been a musician and a meditator for 25 years or so, and a […]

April’s book review

You Are The Placebo By Dr Joe Dispenza £12.99 Is it possible to heal by thought alone – without drugs or surgery? The truth is that it happens more often than you might expect. In You Are The Placebo, Dr Joe Dispenza shares numerous documented cases of those who reversed heart disease, depression, crippling arthritis […]

Findhorn book review

After a successful Hollywood career as a writer, actor and producer, (see resume on IMDb), Doug Heyes discovered “The Touch” – the gift for healing he describes as “the natural birthright of all human beings”. He left a successful career in show business to plunge headlong into the waters of holistic health and healing. An outdoor […]

atOne this Sunday 3rd April 2016

Now that Spring has officially sprung and we’re on British Summer Time at last, we are looking forward to our next atOne day this Sunday 3rd April here at the Monastery with doors open 11am-4.30pm (opening mediation at 11.30am).   atOne With Ancient Wisdom will explore two very different spiritual practices that continue to be relevant and useful today. […]

Easter Day- a gift of good listening

27th March  – Happy Easter Day “Musical Rapture…A Healing Gift for Humanity”. One of my clients sent me this story …… I would like to share it with you now. At the age of 13, a year after Frederic de la Rue had his first near death-experience, he was guided to start playing people’s soul […]

Self Care is Constant Vigilance

Learning to “Manage Our Emotions” is a great skill. It is all about taking responsibilty and being accountable for our actions. We all need to step back and take a good look at how we relate to ourselves in the world. I want to get you really thinking about your needs and wants and focus on […]

Daily Hygiene & Self Care

This article is for all animal lovers, be it cats or dogs and for humans who wish to focus on “Self Care”. I am studying the values and benefits of using the Australian Bush Flower Essences on a regular basis for the dogs in my care and for myself. I have all the essences in […]

Best listening review for March

I was visiting Warrington town centre one day a few years back now and came across a therapist using Solfeggio tuning forks. I had to experience a session and she had a space vacant in half an hour so there I was in the middle of an open air market-square lying on a portable bed […]

Find a Therapist…

At the last board meeting this Monday 22nd February it was decided to use the web site for greater awareness to the general public. We wish to have our names advertising our skills and we are sure more members want this service. So lets start now. Send me your details and a short story of […]

CNHC Consultation response to NICE guidelines

Dear Members and Friends of CAR You may or may not be aware, by now, that the revision of NICE Guidelines for Improving Supportive and Palliative Care in Adults is underway and the scoping process has recommended that Complementary Therapy Services (CT) are removed from the guidelines.  The rationale and implications for removing CT have yet to […]

16th Clinical Reflexology Conference ‘Cherishing the Feet’

Saturday 14th May 2016…..During the morning sessions the team will introduce SensoriReflex© – getting to know the feet as entry gates into the body based on the theory of body integration, pandiculation and soft tissue release. In the afternoon the focus will be on HypnoReflex© using techniques to promote deep relaxation and assistance with managing […]

Bury Cancer Centre is recruiting complementary therapists

 Bury Cancer Support Centre is looking for complementary therapists,  CAR trained therapists will be most welcome for consideration. For info about the post(s) contact manager Jan Katana, contact details: BCSC 406 Bolton Rd Bury BL8 2DA 0161 764 6609 email:

Foot Tapping Reflexology course in Leeds on Saturday 27th June

THE BRITISH REFLEXOLOGY ASSOCIATION 2015 Regional Lecture Day – An Introduction to Foot Tapping Reflexology Foot Tapping Reflexology (FTR) is a new technique that takes Reflexology to a new level, making your treatments much more effective. It incorporates aspects of other energy therapies into a reflexology treatment and can easily be included as and when […]

The 2015 AGM is being held on Sunday 19th April

    Notice is hereby given that the Annual General Meeting of Clinical Association of Reflexologists will be held at  The Hara School, Light Alders Farm, Light Alders Lane, Disley, Stockport, SK12 2LW at 11am on Sunday 19th April, to transact the following business: DRAFT AGENDA     Approval of minutes of the previous AGM […]