Betsan Corkhill


Betsan Corkhill is the recognised world expert on the use of Therapeutic Knitting for improving health, wellness and managing illness. She has been pioneering the research into the meditative, creative and social benefits of knitting for health and wellbeing since 2005.

She is founder of the community interest company, Stitchlinks – the home of Therapeutic Knitting, and global support network for those who enjoy the therapeutic benefits of craft.

Her background as a physiotherapist, with many years experience, has enabled her to combine her medical knowledge with recent research, study data and stories sent to her by knitters from around the world. As a passionate advocate for whole-person healthcare, she works as an Activity and Wellness Coach and Pain Educator and has been using Therapeutic Knitting in her clinical practice since 2006.

Her research work has involved looking at the science behind the art of knitting and providing scientific explanations for what knitters across the globe are saying. What she has uncovered is exciting and makes knitting special.

Her books bring together her knowledge and expertise to share with you a different, exciting approach to being well.

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Knit for Health and Wellness - How to knit a flexible mind and more...
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 31,880. Language: English. Published: June 9, 2014 by Barney Hegarty. Categories: Nonfiction » Self-improvement » Creativity, Nonfiction » Health, wellbeing, & medicine » Alternative therapies
This book could transform the way you think about your health, wellness and knitting. It quite literally puts the power in your hands. Discover * The exciting effects knitting brings to neuroscience * The secret power of hand movements and their influence on the brain's plasticity * How to naturally get to a state that doctors the world over are desperate to encourage to save billions in costs

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