REMEMBER IN THE FILM “CARRIE” WHEN SHE GETS HER PERIOD IN THE SHOWER AND SHE THINKS SHE IS DYING BECAUSE NOBODY TOLD HER SHE WAS GOING THROUGH A MASSIVE HORMONAL CHANGE? WELL THE MENOPAUSE IS A BIT LIKE THAT FOR MANY MANY WOMEN WHO HAVE NOT BEEN GIVEN ANY INFORMATION AND LEFT IN THE DARK ON THIS EQUALLY METAMORPHIC HORMONAL TRANSITION. WAKING UP IN THE MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT WITH PALPITATIONS AND THINKING THAT YOU’RE DYING IS NOT AN UNUSUAL OCCURRENCE FOR A PERI-MENOPAUSAL WOMAN!
MENOPAUSE YOGA WORKSHOPS
Menopause Yoga supports women in their 40s, 50s and 60s going through the peri menopause, menopause and post menopause through group workshops which will Include a specially adapted yoga practice with breathing techniques, mindful meditation/relaxation practices and effective approaches to help navigate this seemingly relentless hormonal transition.
These workshops are designed to help manage the many and varied symptoms such as hot flushes, anxiety, irritability, insomnia, fatigue, lack of focus/brain fog, overwhelm, panic attacks, meno-rage and low mood as well as offer the most successful strategies to help conquer the unexplained midriff weight gain, depleting muscle and bone mass, weakening pelvic floor muscles. bladder issues and the reasons behind this undesirable shift. You will also receive the latest advice and guidance on HRT and the myths surrounding it, natural remedies, hormonal nutrition, Indian Ayurveda and other alternative therapies.
There will be an opportunity to share your own symptoms voluntarily in a safe space among women who are going through the same experiences as you. The women’s circle ( sangha) is a nurturing and comforting part of menopause yoga. This part of the workshop can sometimes be very emotional so being surrounded by empathetic souls is extremally cathartic. You will feel relieved, empowered, educated and inspired.
The Pitta Workshop – Sunday 14 January 10-1pm – The Share Centre, Stow Hill
This workshop is the first in a series of three. It will focus on alleviating hot flushes, night sweats, irritability and meno-rage. We will also be discussing what is actually happening in our bodies at this time, HRT and natural remedies.
The Vata Workshop Sunday 25 February 10-1pm The Share Centre
This Workshop focuses on managing anxiety, insomnia, panic attacks, overwhelm and brain fog. We will also be looking at nutrition for menopause and the menopausal brain.
The Kapha Workshop – Sunday 21 April 2024 10-1pm The Share Centre
This workshops focuses on counterbalancing weight gain, low mood, fatigue and looking at strength work to maintain muscle and bone mass. We will also be discussing osteoporosis.
As someone who is also navigating this bumpy ride, I am hugely committed to training in this field and following all the latest research with regard to both the physical and psychological changes. These workshops will help you understand exactly what is happening in your mind and body and the health risks that post menopause brings if not addressed.
LET’S BRING MENOPAUSE OUT OF THE SHADOWS AND CHANGE THE NARRATIVE!
£25 or £60 for the whole series of workshops
Only 12 spaces available as we use a lot of props which I provide.
Worksheets will also be provided and a recording of the yoga practice up to one month.
Tea and coffee provided as well as a nutritious snack
Please email me for more details or to book
PLEASE SHARE SO MORE WOMEN CAN BE ARMED WITH THE RIGHT INFORMATION ON THIS BEWILDERING YET COMPLETELY NATURAL AND INEVITABLE TRANSITION IN LIFE FOR OVER 50% OF THE PLANET!
No yoga experience required
Contact me for details
MY is also supported by leading menopause GP Dr Louise Newson
“Once we understand the true nature of a woman’s life cycle, we can celebrate our feminine energy, acknowledge the wisdom within us all, and share this knowledge with younger generations so that they view our menopausal years not with fear and anxiety, but instead as a time of liberation, creativity, respect and empowerment.” — Petra Coveney, founder of Menopause Yoga