The Alternative Healthcare is a leading natural health centre in Haywards Heath at the heart of Mid Sussex, offering everything you need to take control of your health and wellbeing.

A combination of healing therapies, classes and nutrition, for your mind, body and soul, with an East meets West approach to health and wellbeing, we specialise in the traditions of Ayurveda, Chinese Medicine and natural Western therapies.


Our extensive range of treatments, with leading healthcare specialists and doctors include Ayurveda, Ayurvedic massage, bespoke holistic massage, shirodhara, acupuncture, osteopathy, hypnotherapy, contemporary psychotherapy, EFT, fertility massage, deep tissue massage, astrological charts and counselling, sports and remedial massage, pregnancy massagereflexology... and many more.

Ayurveda is a complete system of healthcare and we can provide specialists to guide you through treatments of a wide and extensive range of chronic conditions including asthma, cancer, diabetes, fibromyalgia, depression, rheumatoid arthritis and many more, which you can research here.

The Health Food Cafe, headed up by Merry of Frootie Juices, cafprovides fantastic healthy dishes all through the day, Monday – Saturday. All of our food is available to take away or eat-in in our lovely café.

Our daily classes are set in a stunning, modern studio where you can learn various types of Yoga, as well as attend classes in Qigong and Tai Chi, Pilates and Kung Fu for children and teenagers from some of the best instructors in their fields.

As well as a full daily timetable of classes we offer a range of courses and workshops – We have regular workshops on Tai Chi and courses on Baby Massage and Meditation.


Healthcare packages are a great way to sample a range of treatments, guided by our professionals here at the centre. Ranging from a day of massage, classes and therapies to a fully comprehensive Ultimate Health Package which can be spread out over several months. If you browse our standard packages and do not find one suitable to your exact needs, please contact us and we can arrange for a Bespoke Package tailored to your requirements.

See our video below, for a virtual tour of the centre.




MASSAGE SPECIAL OFFER: 90 Minute Massage For Just £60 or 60 Minute Massage For £40Give yourself a treat as we head into autumn and call reception on 01444 474447 to book an indulgent and relaxing massage. To be taken by Saturday 22nd October.

AN AYURVEDIC PERSPECTIVE ON AUTOIMMUNE DISORDERS Have you been affected by arthritis, diabetes, asthma, eczema, IBS, lupus, fibromyalgia, ME, crohn’s disease, celiac, psoriasis, colitis, vasculitis, etc? This masterclass with Dr Mathew will help you understand them from a completely different perspective. Book in HERE or call reception on 01444 474447.

VISION BOARD WORKSHOP - Saturday October 15th. 2-4pm. Special Introductory price of just £5. Click HERE for more details.

MINDFULNESS WORKSHOP - Join Claire Griffin for an afternoon of mindfulness meditation on Sat 29th October 12: 30-5pm. Book HERE for this popular and inspirational workshop.


NEW QIGONG CLASS - Relaxing, gentle and healing exercises similar to Tai Chi and very simple to learn! Book in HERE

BRING A FRIEND TO CLASS - Bring a friend to one of our classes and both receive a complimentary smoothie to relax in the cafe with or take away.