Sunday 12 June 2022
This one day retreat brings a holistic approach to managing your menopause, your health & nutrition with group pilates sessions and guided meditation & mindfulness.
We have brought together a leading group of experts to share their professional knowledge, experience and guidance:
Dr Paula Briggs, Consultant in Sexual and Reproductive Health, Liverpool Women’s Hospital & Chair Elect of the British Menopause Society ( Paula was recently involved in the Channel 4 Davina show on the Menopause & on BBC Breakfast News)
Kate Walsh, Pelvic Floor Specialist and Physiotherapist, Liverpool Women's Hospital
Sophie Hatton, Pilates teacher and owner of Pilates Works & Reformer Retreats
Debbie Scott, Nutritionist & Food Scientist, Clinical Practice and John Moores University
Debbie Ray, Clinical Hypnotherapist and Psychotherapist, Raise Hypnotherapy
Abby Younis – Campaigner and Founder of Women Conquering Cancer
All profits from the day will be donated to Women Conquering Cancer, set up to help Liverpool Women's Hospital purchase a Mona Lisa Touch Laser. This laser offers relief to women suffering from chronic urogenital symptoms.
9.30 Refreshments & welcome
10am Wake up Pilates group session
Refreshments & Loo break
11am: Debbie Scott, How nutrition and good balance in your food will help you through your menopause years and beyond - Q&A
12pm: Nutritionally balanced lunch (plant based is available)
1.15pm: Paula Briggs - Hormones, menopause, options & solutions Q&A
2.15pm: Abby Younis - What is the Mona Lisa Laser? Why does Liverpool Women’s need it? How am I involved in the Fundraising? Q&A
3pm: Debbie Ray, Guided meditation, mindfulness & Hypnotherapy
4pm: Kate Walsh, Pelvic Floor health, a discussion & mini workshop
5.15pm Group Q&A
All sessions are optional, you can dip into as much or as little as you'd like.
Speakers will be available during refreshments & lunch to chat to.
Schedule is subject to slight changes
A pop up shop selling pilates clothes, socks and equipment will be available through the day.
Please wear comfortable gear - you'll be streching in our pilates session and bring a wrap of throw for the meditation.
3 x leading NW practitioners & specialists (if you were to see these privately there are up to 5 month wait lists)
1 x classical Pilates workout
Guided meditation, mindfulness & hypnotherapy
Nutritionally based lunch
Light refreshments through the day
The most inspiring and calm venue
What’s not included?
Travel to/from the venue
Overnight accommodation (if you are planning to stay we have secured a limited number of bedrooms - please use code ‘Menopause’ when booking in.
Spa facilities / treatments
Where is the Pilates retreat?
Hope Street Hotel is a contemporary, boutique Spa Hotel located on Hope Street in the Georgian Quarter of Liverpool. There is parking in an NCP carpark a few minutes walk from the hotel. If you are arriving by train to Liverpool Lime Street, the hotel is a 10-15 minute walk or if arriving by plane, it is a 15 minute cab ride from John Lennon airport.