At this time of year people often think about giving. It is an important time of the year for charities around the world. Here’s a shortlist of some British registered charities you might not have heard of but might like to consider.
The Association of Systematic Kinesiology
Applied Kinesiology is a complementary healing technique which uses the body’s response to manual pressure on the muscles to diagnose and try and correct illnesses. The Association of Systematic Kinesiology is a registered charity which regulates and licences kinesiology practitioners.
Bodywise is a health centre in the heart of London. They offer Yoga, Pilates, Qi Gong and T’ai chi classes as well as holistic therapies and massage. Bodywise is inspired by Buddhist values and try their hardest to offer low-cost courses and classes.
The Active LightWorks Charity
The Active LightWorks Charity works with their local NHS trust to provide complementary therapy to those people who could not otherwise afford them.
European Shiatsu School
The ESS aims to help families, communities and their members achieve greater awareness and communication through touch. A goal is to reduce the reliance on traditional medical intervention while all the while maintaining the highest possible standard of Shiatsu.
Gentle Touch Healing
The Gentle Touch Healing centre is at the Rufus Centre in Flitwick. They operate solely on a donation basis and neither appointment nor payment is necessary to attend. They offer a fully holistic approach to healing.
Reflexology Outreach International (ROI)
The goal of Reflexology Outreach International is to help reflexologists travel outside the UK to go to the assistance of people suffering from HIV/AIDS and other conditions.
Survival International is very much an international charity. It may well be the only international charity with a focus on helping tribal communities and their people. In Pure Spirit readers may be particularly interested in Survival International blog.
The Crystal Group
The Crystal Group is a Buddhist retreat in rural Herefordshire. The retreat, Maitreya House, is open for booking at low-cost rates and runs events throughout the year.
The Chalice Well Trust
In the Vale of Avalon just between Glastonbury Tor and Chalice Hill is one of Britain’s ancient wells. The Chalice Well is surrounded by orchards and gardens. The venue has been a place of gathering and healing for over 2,000 years.
Yoga in Daily Life Association
The Yoga in Daily Life (YIDL) association makes use of the Self-Inquiry Meditation technique which encourages a greater self-confidence and awareness. YIDL offers classes in yoga meditation, relaxation, stress relief, back care, pranayama and breath exercises.
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Which good causes would you recommend?