The future of Centre for Integral Health

The future of Centre for Integral Health

This year has been quite different from how any of us could have envisaged when we marked the incoming 2020 on New Year’s Eve.


The experiences of all of you, and of all of us, have been different, unique, but definitely had an impact that will affect us for the rest of our lives.


Parents now know what it is like to homeschool children, business owners know how it feels to shut their doors, a lot of you have now been shielding from others and have not hugged those you love for many months - and of course, there are so many who have personally experienced the virus.


And the practitioners of the Centre for Integral Health have seen change, they know what it is like to communicate with people in a different way, carry out treatments virtually and outdoors in the fresh air.


And this change, and these experiences, have led us to change the centre’s course.


Centre founder Ben Calder explains….


We will no longer be using the Old School House in St Austin’s Friars as our base. As it is a classic building in the Shrewsbury landscape and as such is unfortunately not suitable to be used with the current guidelines while still offering our clients the experience we, as practitioners, want them to have.


Ours is not a stark, clinical experience and we do not wish it to be that way. We want comfort and touch and soothing for those that come to us for help or support.


And right now, we feel our services will be needed more than ever, with many people suffering the mental and physical effects of a pandemic and subsequent lockdown.


Our outdoor walk/talk sessions have gone extremely well, with many people preferring them to the previous practice, and our Online Studio - with practitioners carrying out virtual classes - has been extremely well-received.


So this is how we will move forward, all the while looking for new space to allow the centre to thrive, space we will bring into action as soon as we comfortably and safely can.


We hope that you understand, and will support, our plans for the future - and we welcome any feedback you may have.


In the meantime please do find out more about our wonderful team of practitioners and what they continue to do to ensure the happiness and comfort of all of those we work with:


Ben Calder

Sai Calder

Maria Franklin

Fran Pretsch

Christina Morgan

Marcus Matthews

Hilary Stock

Jacqueline Hampton

Jess Maybury

Jade Taylor

Lucy McIvor

Tanya Green

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About the Centre

The Centre for Integral Health was started in 2013 by director Ben Calder after studying Integral theory since 2011 and over 10 years of professional practice of kinesiology and Bowen fascia Release Technique, coupled with the desire to explore the application of the Integral Model in relation to health.

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