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yoga for your menopause journey

LIMITED SPACES 5th April 2020 2pm - 5pm Investment £45 Early Bird offer only £35 if booked & paid before 22 March 2020 Holy Trinity Church Hall

Are you experiencing  Menopausal symptoms?     The average age for women to experience  menopause is  around 51 but changes can occur much earlier in a period called the peri- menopause. 

Women can also go through early menopause for a number of other medical reasons. 

During Peri-menopause (the period before your actual periods stop ) and  Menopause, hormonal fluctuations occur. 

These fluctuations can trigger many changes throughout our physical, emotional and spiritual bodies.


Menopause  seems to have been one of the last taboos until recently where women have silently endured  the many hormonal, physical and psychological changes  that can occur during this transitional period of our lives without support or information to guide them through.




We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.” – Maya Angelou



Each woman is different and although some women report sailing  through this period for many  it can be a very stormy and challenging transition. This can depend on many different factors such as age, family history, medical history and whether menopause has been  induced by cancer treatments or surgical procedures.

There is no 'one for all' approach when it comes to managing the symptoms of menopause.  

Menopause itself is not a illness, but  is a transition period into the next chapter of life and symptoms can often be managed. By being well informed, talking and sharing  our experiences we can navigate a path that works best for our own personal well being. 


 There are a vast array of symptoms that can manifest during  menopause such as: 


 heightened emotions

anxiety & depression

Low self esteem

weight changes

erratic & missed periods

insomnia, night sweats

hot flushes 

joint pain, breast pain

low energy & fatigue

pelvic floor & vaginal changes

Recurrent UTI's

 Difficulty concentrating 

and many more which we will discuss


These changes can often have a dramatic impact on our lives.

Many women, though once through the other side experience  the post-menopause period as wonderfully liberating  and find renewed energy, vitality and confidence in this new chapter of life.


 By using the metaphor of the caterpillar to  butterfly, emerging from this  cocoon is always going to be  challenging and transformative. 


Yoga and Meditation has proved to  be a excellent tool in helping  to deal with the related symptoms during this transition. Helping to relieve stress and anxiety, enhancing our wellness by moving our bodies, finding space within  in a mindful, gentle and  heartfelt way.


This workshop is designed to  give you a informed introduction to menopause and the many changes that can occur.  It will empower you and signpost you to help you find the information for your own journey through the menopausal transition.  It will include nurturing and gentle  yoga postures  suitable for anybody even those with no previous yoga experience   which you will be able to integrate into your daily life.

 Our focus  will be  towards  gratitude and love for ourselves and our bodies. 


We will  conclude the afternoon with  tea and healthy homemade treats. We will have  a opportunity to share our experiences in a safe and nurturing  space with other women at the  same stage of life.


I really hope you decide to join us on this beautiful nourishing and informative afternoon.


 if you have any questions regarding the workshop or your yoga practice please do not hesitate to give me a call.


"I thoroughly enjoyed the workshop, meeting ladies akin to myself and sharing our journey/stories/experiences and realising that you are not alone or going insane was so uplifting and inspiring. Your kindness, knowledge, sharing and support throughout the session blew me away. I particularly took 'changing woman' away with me and it has helped immensely...I will be coming out the other side a 'new empowered me' 

I have been researching trying to make sense of whats going on with me for 4 years (last 2 in  particular ) Your absolutely right when you say its finding our own pieces of the puzzle to complete our own pictures and that our experiences may often not be the samosa others . I just feel relieved and able to move forward. Thank you so much for making it such a enjoyable and knowledgeable afternoon."

TRISH - Feb 2020






improve balance core & restore workshop

Wednesday 18th March 2020 7.30pm - 9.30pm In the Holy Trinity Church

Do you want to improve your balance, find your connection with your core and learn breathing techniques to help you relax and balance mind as well as body?


I have devised this workshop for improving  all round balance using a simple  yoga sequence with pranayama followed by restorative yoga to strengthen and relax leading to  all round health and wellbeing. 


Why Developing Balance is Important. It helps us  to


  • Avoid falls and injury 
  • Increase strength and stability
  • Improve overall structural integration (different parts of the body working together for the common goal)
  • Improve neuromuscular connection (communication between the muscles and the brain)
  • Develop mental stability
  • Improve our ability to focus and calm the mind
  • Bring about a sense of accomplishment


Held in the beautiful ambient Holy Trinity Church. I welcome you to a evening of  balance exploration through postures and breath, sharing of anatomy knowledge followed by a beautiful nourishing relaxation with bolsters, pillows,blankets and essential oils  to soothe and balance the mind as well as the body. 

 I will also be offering herbal teas & raw chocolate treats and a chance to share your experiences afterwards.


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Investment £26

Early Bird Offer £22

If booked and paid by 4th March 2020

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super sleep yoga for insomnia


Discover how you really can change your sleeping patterns

We've all been there. You're lying in bed, feeling exhausted and wanting desperately to get to sleep but your mind's racing with thoughts about the day and your body won't relax. Or you're awake at 3am, knowing you need more sleep but unable to stop compiling tomorrow's to-do list and feeling more anxious as the clock ticks towards dawn. You drag yourself out of bed in the morning, feeling terrible and worried about how you're going to get everything done today.

Imagine if you could make a few changes to your evening routine that meant you unwind before you go to bed and then fall asleep easily. And if you could feel relaxed whether you sleep through or wake up in the middle of the night, because you've got tools and techniques you can use to manage and recharge your energy during the day - no matter how busy you are.

If you've been struggling with insomnia for a while you've probably tried every cure - from lavender eye masks to sleeping pills. And if you're reading this, those sleep remedies probably haven't worked well enough.

Here's the thing: to create real change in your sleeping patterns using natural remedies, you might need to take a longer term view. Because sleeping better happens via a gradual process:

  • first you need to find out why you’re not sleeping and learn how to sleep better, using tools and resources that support your body and help create real sleep that'll actually nourish you
  • then you need to implement small changes gradually so the change is sustainable over time
  • finally, you need to observe and reflect on what actually works for you and decide on your personal set of supersleep routines and tools.

There are actually specific steps  to sleeping better tonight and for the rest of your life:

  1. Know that you can work with your body and mind to get better sleep
  2. Get a handle on what’s wrecking your rest to eliminate those rest wreckers from your day (daily habits + sleep log)
  3. Pull tension out of your body when it’s time to sleep (yoga poses, feedback body to brain)
  4. Get on the sleep bus when it’s there (listen to your body)
  5. Manage your energy - like a solar panel - so you’re tired and awake at the right times (circadian rhythms + how they affect us)
  6. Re-train your brain in how to rest 
  7. Sort through the stuff that ‘keeps you awake at night’ with some simple techniques during the day, so you can rest assured later.

if you have any questions regarding this upcoming  workshop or your yoga practice please do not hesitate to give me a call.

I am available every  day up to 7pm

Warmest wishes

Sandi

07495 821089

Holy Trinity Church Hall Prestwood Sun 29th March 2020 5pm - 7pm £25

EMPOWER YOURSELF WITH THIS INFORMATIVE WORKSHOP INCLUDING YOGA, BREATHING PRACTICES, MEDITATION, RELAXATION, YOGA NIDRA, ESSENTIAL OILS DISCUSSIONS AND REFRESHMENTS  

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