Workshops

Love your core and pelvic floor

When: Saturday 28 September, 1.30pm - 3.30pm Brighton Natural Health Centre

This workshop is for any woman who is keen to strengthen her core and pelvic floor.

During this interactive workshop you will learn how to effectively restore the optimal functioning of your core and pelvic floor no matter your age or condition. You will understand what your pelvic floor looks like, what it does, and how it works. You will learn how it integrates with the whole body, how posture and breathing play a major role, and why we need a strong (but not too strong) pelvic floor.

Pelvic floor issues are on the increase due to our lifestyle; Poor posture, sitting too often, and being less active all have an impact on our muscles, including the pelvic floor. More than 80% of women (and 10% of men) have problems at some point in their life. And 30% of postnatal women suffer with some form of stress incontinence for up to three months after birth and 66% of women with pelvic floor dysfunction also have abdominal separation.

There will be some practical exercises so you will start to understand how to strengthen your core and pelvic floor, and why tummy crunches are not the answer! There will also be time included for questions and discussion.

Price: £25 | No previous experience necessary.

Course Teacher:

Rebecca Haroutunian

Peri-menopause: Functional Nutritional advice to prepare your body and targeted exercise to support your pelvic floor

When: Wednesday 2 October, Hixon Green, Church Road, Hove

The peri menopause is the 5-15 years lead up to the menopause and can be one of the longest hormonal transitions in a woman’s life. It needs to be discussed with clear, informative, supportive guidance and advice around nutrition and exercise, particularly to support, muscle, bone and pelvic floor health.

This workshop brings together Josephine, a nutritionist specialising in peri menopause and Rebecca, a pelvic floor and core rehab expert.

Josephine will answer questions on the symptoms of peri menopause, how you know when you are ‘in it’, and navigating the challenges of lack of sleep, fatigue, anxiety, hot flushes, and low mood. She will discuss the different hormones involved in peri as well as how those hormones impact the mechanics of the body, the most important vitamins and minerals to include and what foods/drinks to avoid.

Peri menopause and pelvic floor dysfunction can go hand in hand, so Rebecca, a Holistic Core Restore® Coach and MUTU Pro, will explain how you can work to restore the your core and pelvic floor function. The workshop is an ideal introduction for any woman interested in finding out more about her pelvic floor health and goes far beyond squeeze and lift.

Learn what is needed to get the pelvic floor to do its job properly and to also nourish your body through good diet and wellbeing to embrace the menopause.

Location: Hixon Green, 124 Church Rd, Hove BN3 2EA

Course Teachers:

Rebecca Haroutunian

Josephine Cobb

Peri-menopause: reconnect & reset one-day retreat

When: Saturday 12 October, 10:00am - 4:00pm, The Healthy Living Company, Hove

Peri-menopause: reconnect & reset one-day retreat. If you’re struggling with the symptoms of peri-menopause/menopause, or want to prepare for the next stage of your life, then join us for our reconnect & reset one-day retreat.

Take a day to delve deep into your perimenopause journey. Rebecca and Tara will guide you through the day where you will learn about how to empower and support yourself through this important life stage. You will learn how to strengthen your core and pelvic floor, you will make a tailor made hand cream and learn about some key essential oils to help with difficult symptoms, you will take part in a creative activity and then end the day with relaxation techniques for your core.

A nutritious, gluten and dairy free, hormone balancing lunch, will be included.

We aim to send you home equipped with empowering tools to support you through the perimenopause. You will also take home your hand cream and a goodie bag. This workshop is suitable for perimenopausal women and menopausal women who are still experiencing signs and symptoms of the menopause.

Location: The Healthy Living Company, 92-98 Northease Drive, Hove, BN3 8LH

Price: £110 | No experience necessary

Course Teacher:

Rebecca Haroutunian

Tara Lavelle

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