She has a keen interest in all aspects of women’s health and supporting people to deepen their relationship with themselves both on a physical and emotional level.
and Michelle Crowe a full time complementary (to medicine) therapies practitioner and business owner of The Wellbeing Sphere clinics in Balmain and Collaroy. She has over 5 years experience working with men, women and children from all walks of life, supporting them with their emotional and physical Health and Wellbeing. Michelle was diagnosed with breast cancer 10 years ago at the age of 40, she had a radical mastectomy and then developed Lymphodema in her right arm which was initially debilitating.
She describes this as a wake up call lead her to want to discover the root cause of why she had developed breast cancer because at the time she thought she was fit and healthy and doing all the “right” things.
With 1 in 8* women being diagnosed with breast cancer,
breast awareness has never been so important for prevention,
and as an ongoing support for those diagnosed with breast cancer.
Cancer Australia (2016)
We delve below the surface and get up close and personal in our relationship with them and look at how we can be active participants in their care. Could this self care and new level of awareness be part of a future plan in prevention which will truly honour the ethos of a month dedicated to breast cancer?
Nurture a woman's connection with her inner essence
and you'll discover a woman naturally motivated to breast care.
Foundational Breast Care
- Awareness of breast health
- Confidence in recognising changes in the breast
- Knowledge of risk factors for breast cancer
- Behaviour, in terms of frequency of checking.
They have coined some wonderful phrases such as the call for us all to become 'Breastsperts' and build 'Breastspertise'. They even have thought of taking it to early intervention and schools with the 'Curve Lurve'. Check out the amazing website and listen in to the show to see how it marries so well with the relationship Self Breast Massage promotes with our awareness of our body.