Looking for a summer getaway right on your doorstep? Step inside, a whole new world is
waiting just for you...
'The Holistic Practice is a sincere sanctuary for your body and mind conveniently situated
in the heart of Sutton Coldfield. From the moment you walk through the door you will
enter into a serene atmosphere and begin to feel the outside world melt away. Greeted by
Suzie, you will be led to the comfy chairs in the waiting area where relaxing music and
smells of summer citrus fruits waft throug the air. Whether you are there for one of their
twice weekly yoga and chi gung classes or to choose from the reasonably priced offerings
on the extensive list of treatments, you are sure to enjoy every moment of your
What does ‘holistic approach’ mean?
Taking a holistic approach to life means looking after your whole self. It means learning to
listen to your emotions and your thoughts as well as your body. Mike Barraclough, owner
of the Holistic Practice, believes in prevention rather than cure, “We want to encourage
people to look after themselves on a daily basis as opposed to waiting until something is
What’s on offer?
Whether you’re looking to reap the rewards of improved flexibility with a sports massage
or simply experience the natural healing of reflexology, The Holistic practice has
something for everyone.
Looking for an invigorating start to your day? Look no further! The Practice hosts weekly
Yoga (Tuesday and Thursday) and Chi Gung (Wednesday and Friday) classes and provides
the chance to start your day in a positive way. Your first class for both is free and a
healthy breakfast is served as part of every class.
Ever wondered what it would be like to just stop for a while in a quiet place and have
nothing to do? It’s a strange concept to most of us these days and yet the benefits can be
life altering. Join Mike for a free, or by donation, guided meditation session every
Thursday at 5.30pm and see for yourself how giving yourself just one hour of your week
can make a world of difference. All donations to Yvonne’s 5 minute angels,
· In memory of Mike’s late wife, Yvonne, The Holistic Practice is also home to small
charity ‘Yvonne’s 5 minute angels’. The charity advocates acts of kindness and
provides regular courses on how to nurture relationships with improved
communication skills. For more information and to sign up to the next course on
Saturday 11th July visit www.fiveminuteangels.org
PHD. David’s book, I Heart Me by Hay House Publications, encourages you to look inside
yourself, look after yourself and in turn look after those around you. On Sunday 19th
July, David presents a 1 day workshop where you will learn powerful strategies for
building a healthy sense of self-love.