About Claire Snowdon-Darling

<p><p>Claire is the visionary founder of Balanced Wellness. She is a Senior Practitioner and her practice is based at the head office clinic in Havant, Hampshire. </p><br /> <p>Having been involved in alternative health since 1993 Claire is an expert with a vast amount of knowledge and experience and has helped literally thousands of people to achieve their goals.</p><br /> <p>Claire's work is unique. She offers cutting edge hormone and digestive protocols that bring together the modern advances in nutritional science with highly effective, effective,specialist Kinesiology techniques. </p><br /> <p>The clients who benefit the most from seeing Claire are those with complicated and difficult cases who have struggled to find the solutions to their conditions both physically and emotionally, specifically when imbalances in these areas are causing symptoms such as: hormone issues (including menopause), weight gain, adrenal fatigue, digestive disorders and allergies.</p><br /> <p>She is renowned for her clarity and wisdom which allows her to pinpoint issues and support her clients to transform their lives both physically and emotionally.</p><br /> <p>Claire offers clinic sessions in her private practice, and remote skype consultations and packages. Pricing given on request.</p><br /> <p>Having taught Kinesiology from foundation to advanced levels since 2009, Claire is a Senior Lecturer at Balanced Wellness and is the creator of "Functional Kinesiology", a four phased approach to working with clients utilising trademarked protocols and methodologies which are now taught to practitioners. </p><br /> <p>Claire is an inspirational speaker and often gives talks on nutrition, emotion and health, both in the UK and Internationally. These dynamic and fascinating talks are highly informative, providing the attendees with tips and techniques they can easily add in to their lives and they are punctuated with both her maverick humour and her deep wisdom and experience.</p><br /> <p>Both her popular blog for The Huffington Post and the podcast "Consciously Healthy" that she co-hosts with Laura Knowles on iTunes and YouTube are regarded by many as thought provoking and entertaining.</p><br /> <p>Claire works from the Havant clinic on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. She also offers remote support by Skype </p><br /> <p>46 Langstone Road, Havant, PO9 1RF</p><br /> <p>T: 07964 976563<br /><br /> E: claire@balancedwellness.co.uk</p></p>

“Its all about poo” A Merry Christmas Log Blog

Merry Christmas with a good log As a trainee Kinesiologist you quickly get used to discussing poo. It becomes a standard topic of conversation, frequency, style  colour, texture. These are all hot topics in the life of a practitioner. We aren’t quite at the Gillian McKeith stage of actually examining a clients stools but we do like talking about a good loggy poo. […]

December 16th, 2012|My Blog|0 Comments

Go Get It – How To Thrive When Busy

When busy ensure you have a good outfit There is a famous adage “if you want something doing, ask a busy person”. That’s me, busy and always doing stuff. I’m a doer – always have been, always will be, I’ve always got a stack of projects on the go and a few more waiting on the sideline Not everyone is this way. I had a friend who had to stop her dance class when she was buying a house because it was too overwhelming. I’m the opposite. A while ago we knocked down our house and I project managed the rebuild whilst running my clinic. At the same time I was teaching, participating in a a massive self development course, kept my network marketing business moving forward, fitted in 3 holidays and a nutrition diploma and found time for my family and a bit of retail therapy. This is not to say “I’m better than my friend – actually it’s taken an awful lot of work for me to realise that my body has an overwhelm level and I have to listen carefully to it to make sure I’m not going to crash. What I want to do with this blog is give some guidelines to help those who don’t stop. […]

October 29th, 2012|My Blog|0 Comments

Life By Chocolate Cake

Could this be the best chocolate cake ever? We think so. Dark, moist and delicious with no wheat or dairy. Ingredients 2 Aubergines 300g Dark Organic Chocolate 50g Cocoa Powder 60g Ground Almonds 200g Clear Honey 2tsp Baking Powder 1/4 tsp Salt 3 Eggs Method Boil aubergines for 5 minutes, skin them and puree Add [...]

October 22nd, 2012|Desserts, Recipes|0 Comments

Hormone Shake

This incredible shake is perfect to women suffering with low oestrogen thanks to the mix of protein, soya and omega oils. If you are suffering with period problems, fertility issues or menopause difficulty that is specifically linked with low oestrogen, give this a go for 3 months, you will be amazed at the results. Start [...]

September 3rd, 2012|Recipes|0 Comments

Dairy and Sugar Free Chocolate Mousse

This is SO delicious and simple to make! one pack of soft silken tofu 6 tbspns of xylitol 1/2 cup of carob powder 1/2 cup of cocoa powder (use raw cacao if you have it for extra goodness) 1/2 cup soya milk Blend all the ingredients together, put in a bowl and chill.. thats IT [...]

September 3rd, 2012|Desserts, Recipes|0 Comments

Green Veg Soup with Homemade Pesto

We LOVE this, its like a gorgeous comforting veg stew mmmm For the soup: – please note this is the basic recipe you can add in ANY extra green veg that you fancy. Be creative and seasonal! 1 courgette cut in half lengthways and sliced into semi circles (carb) 1 leek cut in half lengthways and [...]

September 3rd, 2012|IBS Diet, PFC Protein Fats Carbs, Recipes|0 Comments

Summer Juice

Really easy! 2 apples 1 carrot Handful strawberries 1 orange Add this to a blender with a handful of strawberries and blend to your preference of smoothness and enjoy!

September 3rd, 2012|Drinks, Recipes|0 Comments

Spelt Pizza Bases

Makes 3 pizza’s 640gs Spelt flour 435mls water (warm) 6s Salt 6s Dried yeast Pinch of Sugar 60gs Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 pinches Oregano Method Dissolve dried yeast in a little of the warm water, add all the sugar and a small amount of the spelt flour until it resembles a wet batter. Cover [...]

September 3rd, 2012|Recipes|0 Comments

Free From Mince Pies

These are DELICIOUS, you will not know they are free from 140g/5oz cold butter or Pure vegan spread, diced 225g/8oz plain spelt flour 50g/2oz ground almonds 50g/2oz golden caster sugar 1 orange, zest only pinch of salt 1 egg yolk 1-2 tsp cold water 280g/10oz good quality mincemeat (suet free if you are veggie) 1 [...]

September 3rd, 2012|Christmas, Recipes|0 Comments

Free From Gingerbread

This is the recipe for our famous “wheat, dairy and syrup but NOT taste free vegan gingerbread”. They are delicious and make GREAT gifts! Preparation time : 20 minutes Cooking time : 10 minutes Total time : 30 minutes Makes: 25 gingerbread people Ingredients 125g butter (or soya spread if you are vegan) 100g dark [...]

August 30th, 2012|Christmas, Healthy Snacks, Recipes|0 Comments