“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.”
Founder of Menopause Yoga
How can yoga help me to manage my menopause?
As we journey through the stages of menopause (from perimenopause to post-menopause), we are given the opportunity to draw our awareness deep within and reflect on the ways in which we are out of alignment in our lives. This helps us to let go of the things that hold us back and reconnect with the inner wisdom of our true soul essence. Menopause is a time to embrace your Second Spring: to celebrate the magic that is you and step into your power so you can live your best life!
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Yoga for perimenopause
Menopause Awareness Month
Perimenopause is a natural life event, starting for most women in their late 30's/early 40’s. It's a time in a woman's life that can often be fraught with hormonal havoc as our bodies transition towards menopause. This can have a dramatic impact on our careers, relationships, social life and most importantly our health.
If you're in your 30, 40's or 50's and you're suffering from some (or all) of the following top 10 symptoms, you're likely in perimenopause:
1. Weight gain (especially around the middle)
2. Tired all the time
3. Stress and anxiety
4. Mood swings
5. Memory loss and brain fog
6. PMS or period chaos
7. Low sex drive
8. Hot flushes and night sweats
9. Hair, skin and nail problems.
10. Sleep disturbances, including Insomnia.
If you recognise any of these symptoms, it's not you, it's your hormones! One of the most important things is to recognise it and know you are NOT ALONE!
Join us throughout October for a specially curated 4-week menopause yoga course to bring balance & wholeness to your menopause journey. During the course you will have the opportunity to gather together for a nurturing yoga practice as well as nutrition and lifestyle advice and information and support to help you manage your perimenopause journey.
The yoga practice includes specially adapted yoga sequences and poses which are based on hatha, vinyasa, yin and restorative styles along with pranayama (breathing) techniques and meditation to help support perimenopause symptoms and help you feel grounded, supported and safe. The aim of this course is to help you transition positively to the next stage in life, physically, mentally and spiritually.
£25 per 90 minute class or
£90 for 4 weeks
(£85 early bird offer)
Tuesdays 1pm - 2:30pm
Keston Parish Church Hall
“Thank you for this valuable and holistic workshop. I now feel better equipped to manage my hormone health.”
“The workshop was excellent. I learnt a lot about perimenopause that I didn't know, the information was really useful and the goody bags were lovely!”
Having practiced yoga for over 30 years, Sheila has experienced the many benefits that yoga offers. She teaches yoga, breathwork and mindful meditation specifically for menopause which helps women manage menopause symptoms, including sleep disturbance, fatigue, hot flushes, low mood, stress and anxiety.
Regular yoga can help strengthen muscles, improve flexibility, reduce aches and pains, manage weight gain, increase energy and support positive body image.
Yoga for menopause combines the evidence base of western medicine and the philosophy of eastern health and wellbeing practices to educate women about menopause; offering guidance for women to feel more in control and embrace the menopause as an opportunity for self-awareness and growth.
Sheila is a qualified healthcare professional and certified yoga teacher. She is a professional member of the Royal College of Occupational Therapists and registered with the Health and Care Professions Council. Sheila specialises in women's health and hormonal support and is a professional member of the Newson Health Menopause Society.