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September 2016
Mary Atkinson & Sandra Hooper

Story massage

Saturday, September 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Mary Atkinson & Sandra Hooper

Story Massage is a fun and interactive way of sharing positive touch with children of all ages and abilities. It involves simple movements (through clothes), associated with words that tell a story. This lively workshop is a wonderful opportunity to share a Story Massage and learn more about using Story Massage at home or work.

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Carole Preen

Neuroskeletal re-alignment therapy

Saturday, September 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Carole Preen

Carole introduced Neuroskeletal Re-alignment Therapy to the UK in 1997 and has since had amazing results in treating back pain, joint pain and working with stroke and brain injury rehabilitation with this non-manipulative, light touch therapy. Come and learn useful points in the workshop and discover how to train in this fascinating discipline.

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Bettina-Karsten

Effective rehab exercises for the knee

Saturday, September 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Dr. Bettina Karsten

Help your clients to avoid unnecessary knee surgery for conditions such as osteoarthritis, sports injuries, meniscal tears or chondromalacia patella. This exciting hands-on workshop uses the principles of exercise rehabilitation and training, and gives you novel knowledge on how to assess and improve knee pain.

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Mike Dahlstrom

A different view of low back pain: is it real or just in their head?

Saturday, September 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Mikael Dahlström

Why does LBP keep coming back? Are we programmed to suffer? Do our mental state, fear or bad self-esteem influence the situation? What about heritage? We offer a unique way of looking at, and solving, this problem. But, you have think outside the box.

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Meghan Mari

Pregnancy Massage

Saturday, September 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Meghan Mari

Feeling confident in massaging pregnant women is an excellent way to increase your clientele and engage in an endlessly rewarding career. Learn table based advanced techniques, common contraindications and safety and positioning considerations to give you confidence in treating women at this important time of their life. Appropriate for all levels **(bring towels + oil please)

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Laughter wellness: laughter yoga with Joe

Saturday, September 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Demo Theatre
Speaking: Joe Hoare

Laughter yoga energises, inspires, connects and generates joyfulness. It helps us be well, in body mind & spirit. It is a whole-being experience. Come and experience how we can all self-generate our own sunshine.

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A Gut Reaction

Saturday, September 24 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Nutrition Theatre
Speaking: Gudrun Jonsson

Gudrun Jonsson uses her training as a biopath to pass on her knowledge of the body and explains how to analyse our digestive systems and plan a regime that will improve the overall well-being of us all by improving poor digestion.

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John-Prendergast

Video made easy: simple, best and cheapest way to reach more clients

Saturday, September 24 @ 10:45 am - 11:30 am
Business Clinic
Speaking: John Prendergast

Video connects best! I’ll demystify how to make, edit and succeed with video, even using a mobile phone. Showing which videos get best results, the best easy ways to reach thousands more clients, also the video that delivered £8,500+ of new work for just £32.35 without even talking to camera!

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Professor Robert Thomas

Cancer: The latest research into lifestyle/nutrition, and caring for the mind, body and soul

Saturday, September 24 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Keynote Theatre
Speaking: Professor Robert Thomas Elizabeth Butler

Professor Thomas looks at all the latest evidence demonstrating that physical activity, nutrition and other lifestyle strategies can help reduce late toxicities and risk of relapse, and breaks down the many myths promoting the avoidance or increased use of certain foods and supplements. Liz Butler makes the case for giving equal weight to our care for the mind and soul as for the physical body, if we are to optimise our potential for healing.

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Brit Cordi

Juicing for health: how to maintain and improve your health & wellbeing through juicing and superfood

Saturday, September 24 @ 11:15 am - 11:45 am
Nutrition Theatre
Speaking: Dr. Britt Cordi – Ph.D.

Dr Britt Cordi, PhD is known across Europe for her inspiring and knowledgeable Superfood presentations, she will give a wealth of insights about how you can use superfoods to support and strengthen your health. She will also make delicious power-packed recipes and reveal how they can improve your health. Britt’s research background and over 20 years’ experience in optimising health and wellbeing guarantees an entertaining and insightful talk

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John Holman

The Top 3 Secrets of a Successful Massage Business

Saturday, September 24 @ 11:15 am - 11:45 am
Demo Theatre
Speaking: John Holman

In this powerful presentation, massage expert and trainer John Holman will share three secrets to becoming a successful massage therapist. In just 30 minutes he will give personal insights on how to build and grow a highly successful massage business. John will also reveal the single biggest business opportunity for massage therapists in the last 50 years and how you can benefit from it!

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James Earls

Anatomy trains and functional movement

Saturday, September 24 @ 11:55 am - 1:25 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: James Earls

Why do we have long chains of soft tissue? In this workshop you will explore how the Anatomy Trains work in real life. Learn how they apply to everyday movement and why they are important for your clients. Learn about myofascia in normal movement, how it increases the body’s natural power output, what happens when the system is hampered and what you can do about it.

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Leon-Chaitow

Recognising, assessing & treating Breathing Pattern Disorders (BPD)

Saturday, September 24 @ 11:55 am - 1:25 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Leon Chaitow

The workshop will focus on recognition and management of breathing disorders that lead to respiratory alkalosis – which is linked to disturbed autonomic balance, gut, musculoskeletal and circulatory function, affecting pain thresholds, motor control, core stability and balance, as well as emotional lability. Safe rehabilitation methods will be discussed in detail.

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Clare Blake

Fertility: massage therapy

Saturday, September 24 @ 11:55 am - 1:25 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Clare Blake

Discover how Fertility Massage Therapy can be used to assist women with reproductive or digestive conditions, or those on a fertility journey. This hands on workshop will provide you with an insight into this unique therapy, which combines many modalities to focus on healing the womb physically & energetically.

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Head, hands and feet: powerful techniques combined with guided visualisation to help recharge, relax and restore

Saturday, September 24 @ 11:55 am - 1:25 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Annalisa Zisman

A highly practical workshop dedicated to the often neglected areas of the head, hands and feet! ‘Doing’ less in our treatments by using static holds, slow but rhythmic massage movements and simple guided visualisation techniques can help support our clients to relax, and cope better with ever increasing pressures and demands of life.

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Cameron Reid

The injured athlete: practical tips for assessment and injury management

Saturday, September 24 @ 11:55 am - 1:25 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Cameron Reid

‘To make sure we Bridge The Gap from the injured athlete and a return to play, requires a sound assessment and managed rehabilitation. We must be able to reduce pain, promote fitness and prevent injury. To treat your injured athlete you will need an idea of their functional capacity and movement ability. This will help identify ‘Key Links’ which will point towards the key areas requiring attention. Whether you treat athletes or weekend warriors the same principles apply.’

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Rachel Fairweather

Massage Fusion: Advanced techniques for the treatment of chronic pain

Saturday, September 24 @ 11:55 am - 1:25 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Rachel Fairweather

Massage therapists – learn how you can achieve lasting results in reducing your clients’ pain within 1-6 weekly sessions. Authors of the bestselling book “Massage Fusion: The Jing Method for the treatment of chronic pain” reveal their tried and tested method for reducing pain in 1-6 sessions. The ‘Jing method’ Incorporates Myofascial Release, trigger point therapy, sports massage skills, deep tissue and Eastern Techniques to successfully treat conditions such as low back pain, rotator cuff injury, RSI and herniated disc…

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How baseline and ongoing assessments can transform your practice, whatever your modality

Saturday, September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Nutrition Theatre
Speaking: Dr Robert Verkerk

To evaluate a patient’s response to particular protocols, researchers use standardised health status questionnaires, but these can be time-consuming and ineffective. Rob Verkerk PhD will discuss a more effective range of parameters and assessments that can be incorporated into every patient visit. Use of these assessment tools is empowering to both practitioner and patient.

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Jacqueline Young

Oriental secrets for health and vitality

Saturday, September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Keynote Theatre
Speaking: Jacqueline Young

The Tibetan, Indian, Japanese and Chinese traditional medicine systems are rich with valuable tips for building a healthy body, mind and spirit. This presentation introduces you to finger/toe, tongue and facial diagnostic techniques that can be immediately incorporated into practice, as well as dietary and lifestyle advice and body balancing exercises for relieving common ailments.

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Jayney Goddard

Jayney Goddard’s Top Tips

Saturday, September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Business Clinic
Speaking: Jayney Goddard

In this session, Jayney will show you exactly how to create instant profit to grow your practice – right now! (Session suitable for students AND qualified practitioners.) Sponsor of the camexpo Business Clinic, Jayney Goddard MSc, FCMA, FRSM, is President of The Complementary Medical Association (The CMA) and Fellow of the Royal Society of Medicine. Jayney is one of the world’s foremost natural health experts and the leading CAM practice/business building authority. She is a respected author, broadcaster and renowned…

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Guy Hudson

How to reduce electromagnetic pollution in your everyday life

Saturday, September 24 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Demo Theatre
Speaking: Guy Hudson

“Not many people know this” but we are all living in a toxic environment with electrical pollution from everyday technology. I will explain what is happening and give you simple tips to help you protect yourself and your loved ones. If you suffer headaches/migraines, auto-immune conditions, MCS, skin problems, chronic fatigue, or sleep problems –  you should invest 30 minutes in this seminar. We all want and need to continue our digital lives. I will explain how to achieve practical, reliable…

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Tam Fry

The Government’s Childhood Obesity Strategy – Has it got what it takes?

Saturday, September 24 @ 12:45 pm - 1:15 pm
Nutrition Theatre
Speaking: Tam Fry

The Government inexcusably delayed the publication of its strategy to beat childhood obesity until after the Referendum. It has already been labelled a ‘great scandal’ and a ‘national emergency’ requiring COBRA style actions requiring ‘robust and draconian measures’ to solve it. Has the strategy got what it takes?

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Chris James

Mind Body Cleanse

Saturday, September 24 @ 12:45 pm - 1:15 pm
Demo Theatre
Speaking: Chris James

The focus will be on the relationship between the first brain and the second brain (the gut) and how meditation, yoga and regular bio-rhythmical cleansing, will help you to achieve optimal levels of health and wellness.

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Dr Marilyn Glenville

Diet and DNA: using the power of nutrigenomics

Saturday, September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Keynote Theatre
Speaking: Dr Marilyn Glenville

There are many different diets out there Atkins, 5:2, blood type, paleo and no one diet will work for everybody because we are all different. With the research into nutrigenomics we can now personalise someone’s diet according to their genetic make-up. This talk will explain the science of nutrigenomics and cover the most important markers in terms of nutrition.

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Vitamin K2 Deficiency – its impact on Health from Infancy to Senior Years

Saturday, September 24 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Nutrition Theatre
Speaking: Rick Hay

Vitamin K2 is the last recognised nutrient deficiency that, when corrected, has been clinically proven to positively impact our health for all of life¹s stages ­ from infancy through adulthood and into our senior years. This presentation will discuss how Vitamin K2 is the last recognized deficiency; how it is present in mother¹s milk, but inadequate from our diets and food supply; and how it is needed for heart and bone health. Further, the presentation will highlight the latest clinical…

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Catalina

Can we switch off our genes? A new perspective in oncology

Saturday, September 24 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Demo Theatre
Speaking: Catalina Fernandez de Ana Portela

Founder of Hifas da Terra Medicinal Mushrooms, Catalina Fernandez De Ana Portela will be sharing her insights on the development of the company’s new Mico-Onco Care line created specifically for those needing secondary support from cancer treatments. Mico-Onco Care is the result of years of healthcare research containing a range of high therapeutic dosages of medicinal mushrooms and natural vitamins acting as an added support for those looking to reduce the secondary effects of cancer therapies.  

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Amy Taylor

An Introduction to natural facelift massage

Saturday, September 24 @ 1:50 pm - 2:50 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Amy Taylor

Amy will showcase her Natural Facelift Massage incorporating facial reflexology energy work with advanced facial rejuvenation massage. Using only hand techniques she will show how you can refresh the face and how she has incorporated this amazingly relaxing treatment into her wellbeing centres. This demonstration will appeal to massage or beauty therapists, reflexologists and Indian Head massage practitioners

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Rory

Hypnotherapy: A practical introduction

Saturday, September 24 @ 1:50 pm - 2:50 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Dr Kate Beaven-Marks Rory Z Fulcher

During this practical, interactive workshop you will be getting REAL experience with hypnosis. You will be taught an ACTUAL hypnosis technique that you will then PRACTICE, and you’ll also be learning some ‘hypnotherapy basics’. This is an intensive, informative introduction to a lucrative career in HELPING PEOPLE with hypnotherapy.

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Jonathan Lawrence

Workshop in craniosacral therapy

Saturday, September 24 @ 1:50 pm - 2:50 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Jonathan Lawrence

In this workshop you will learn about the origin and application of this extremely gentle and powerful technique. You will be taught how to perceive the cranial rhythmic impulse and learn a couple of simple and safe techniques that you can use in practice immediately.

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Denise Tiran

Aromatherapy in pregnancy and childbirth

Saturday, September 24 @ 1:50 pm - 2:50 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Denise Tiran

Aromatherapy is perhaps the most popular complementary therapy used by pregnant women. In this interactive workshop Denise Tiran will explore the practicalities and safety issues for practitioners working with pregnant clients. Several case scenarios will be presented for you to consider the “red flags” for maternity clients wanting Aromatherapy.

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Emma Gilmore

Emotions and trauma: hold the space to facilitate release

Saturday, September 24 @ 1:50 pm - 2:50 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Emma Gilmore

Increase your effectiveness as a therapist, learn how to be truly present, grounded and hold the space. Address the emotional aspect of injuries and trauma as well as physical symptoms. Work to release the emotional components of injury whilst building trust and awareness, enabling patients to feel completely safe, facilitating a full and speedy recovery.

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Meghan Mari

Trigger point therapy for low back pain and herniated disc

Saturday, September 24 @ 1:50 pm - 2:50 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Meghan Mari

Low back pain is the leading cause of disability and pain in the UK – learning how to treat it successfully can increase your business and numbers of satisfied clients. Trigger point therapy is one of the most effective tools available to the massage therapist interested in treating chronic pain. This workshop will explore effective trigger point work and take the mystery out of treating this common condition, exploring in depth pathology, anatomy and hands on treatment options. Your clients…

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Niki-Gratrix

Adverse Childhood Events and the Impact on Health Across a Lifetime

Saturday, September 24 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Keynote Theatre
Speaking: Niki Gratrix BA Dip ION mBANT CNHC

What is probably THE most under-exposed risk factor for all major chronic health conditions in the world today? Huge studies show that you have a dramatic increase in the risk of developing 7 of the top 10 causes of death if exposed to a high level of this risk factor. 67% of all adults report they have been exposed. So what is it? It’s not a chemical or drug exposure. Nor is it smoking, taking injection drugs or drinking. It…

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Hazel-Russo

How to play your part in a new health and wellbeing workforce

Saturday, September 24 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Business Clinic
Speaking: Hazel Russo Margaret Coats

With an ageing population and an increased focus on managing long-term conditions, wellbeing is moving up the healthcare agenda. What role could complementary therapies play and how can you get involved in delivering services? Come to this CNHC business clinic to find out more!

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Natascha Van Zyl

Applied behaviour change for practice

Saturday, September 24 @ 2:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Nutrition Theatre
Speaking: Natascha Van Zyl

Encouraging client compliance is the cornerstone of good healthcare practice. Thus, essential to designing and implementing successful interventions is understanding how underpinning mechanisms drive and sustain behaviour change. This workshop is aimed at introducing CAM colleagues to the COM-B model of behaviour change and demonstrating how to apply it in practice.

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Parasites, fungi and bacteria – are these affecting your patient’s health and wellbeing?

Saturday, September 24 @ 2:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Demo Theatre
Speaking: Emma Lane

Do you know the common signs and symptoms of a pathogenic infection and how this type of infection can affect overall health and wellbeing? Come along to this session to gain an understanding of how and why common symptoms are often unrecognised as being driven by parasite, fungal and bacterial infections; learn how parasites can affect the organs and CNS; gain an understanding of the different tests available and hear about some of the solutions practitioners can offer their patients…

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Antony Haynes

Mitochondrial fat burning: how to switch it on!

Saturday, September 24 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Nutrition Theatre
Speaking: Antony Haynes

With up to date scientific research, Antony will show you the biochemistry of how to eat in order to burn fat, and to help optimise your metabolic & mitochondrial flexibility. Antony makes the complex science understandable for all, and with this knowledge inspires motivation to implement the lessons at once!

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Mark-Shields

Achieve business success with The CAM Coach

Saturday, September 24 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Business Clinic
Speaking: Mark Shields

Mark will be revealing to you the top tips and secrets that make today’s therapists and practitioners successful. He will explain how you can unlock your potential; attract more clients; how to business plan; optimise your website to building your target audience and earning a great living. You will leave this seminar with a full toolbox of ideas that will bring success to your business.

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Nadia-Brydon

Sun Chlorella for detox and digestion

Saturday, September 24 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Demo Theatre
Speaking: Nadia Brydon

Sun Chlorella is a single celled chlorophyll rich freshwater algae containing only natural plant based nutrition vital for health. Nadia will explain the role Sun Chlorella plays in maintaining a healthy gut and therefore a healthy immune system and increased energy. She will include some exciting new and delicious raw food recipes using Sun Chlorella.

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Paul Lewis

Advanced therapeutic massage treatments using Dynamic Angular Petrissage (DAP)

Saturday, September 24 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Paul Lewis

Augment your treatments and impact rehabilitation time with DAP. An advanced treatment method Paul successfully uses when addressing upper body restrictions, including patients in wheelchairs, sports enthusiast, whiplash, frozen shoulder, post surgery, TOS, etc. Safe application of techniques, body mechanics and hand saving techniques for applying DAP will be demonstrated.

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James Earls

Active fascial release

Saturday, September 24 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: James Earls

Get your clients off the table with AFR! Active Fascial Release is a new hands-on approach combines the best aspects of Soft Tissue Release, Fascial Release and Functional Movement to create an effective, fun and engaging method. AFR allows movement therapists to work with soft tissue and soft tissue therapists to work with movement. It is a powerful combination of hands-on intelligence working with the innate sense of the client, therapist and client get immediate feedback as to the limitations,…

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Claire Muller

Discover kinesiology: transform your life

Saturday, September 24 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Claire Muller

Join us for ‘Muller’s muscle testing master class.’ Come to find out how you can muscle test and learn simple techniques to strengthen and balance your body.  The session will include explanations, demonstrations followed by taking part to bring it alive for you.  Benefit from learning with the U.K pioneers.

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Myofascial movement master class: myofascial release for movement professionals

Saturday, September 24 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Ruth Duncan

Do you teach a movement therapy such as Yoga or Pilates? Learn to integrate myofascial release to help your students achieve more in class. MFR can provide better mobility and flexibility whilst promoting strength and structural integrity. This workshop focuses on fundamental MFR approaches which can be used in a studio setting.

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Amy Taylor

Workshop in Natural Facelift Massage techniques

Saturday, September 24 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Amy Taylor

Following on from her Introduction to Natural Facelift Massage demonstration Amy’s workshop will give you a chance to try this fascinating treatment for yourself. Sample some of Amy’s techniques from her accredited Advanced Natural Facelift Massage course to incorporate into your therapies to relax and rejuvenate the face in this practical session.

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Rachel Fairweather

Trigger point & myofascial release for chronic neck pain, whiplash and headaches

Saturday, September 24 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Rachel Fairweather

Neck and shoulder pain, including chronic whiplash, is one of the most common conditions in the UK. Gain confidence in reducing your client’s pain from these persistent conditions using the simple and effective advanced techniques of trigger point and myofascial release. A fun and dynamic hands on workshop that is not to be missed! Appropriate for all levels **(bring towels and oil please)

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Panel debate: Caring for an aging population

Saturday, September 24 @ 3:15 pm - 4:15 pm
Keynote Theatre
Speaking: Dr Marilyn Glenville Tracey Smith Dr Robert Verkerk

            Practitioners are increasingly required to support clients with multiple conditions linked to aging – from brain health and mobility issues to nutritional deficiencies. As well as outlining challenges that an aging population presents, our panel of top experts will give you practical advice and support that you can start to use immediately in practice.

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Umharo Cadogan

The what, why and how to support Methylation for mental health

Saturday, September 24 @ 3:45 pm - 4:15 pm
Nutrition Theatre
Speaking: Umahro Cadogan

Methylation imbalances are thought to contribute to the development mental health conditions including anxiety and depression. Wild Nutrition and Umahro Cadogan will support your understanding of this vital biochemical process and the effective diet and nutrition strategies you can apply for you and your clients.

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Gillian

Mighty mitochondria: orchestrators of health and disease

Saturday, September 24 @ 3:45 pm - 4:15 pm
Demo Theatre
Speaking: Gillian Crowther

Our mitochondria govern our cellular processes in ways that are only now coming to light. Energy production of course – but also vital cell signalling that governs innate immunity, methylation, inflammation, apoptosis … These bacterial inhabitants of our cells run on a deep-rooted evolutionary logic that – if we understand it – can help guide us back to health.

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Graham Botfield

The therapeutic use of fermented herbs and wholefoods

Saturday, September 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Nutrition Theatre
Speaking: Graham Botfield

Fermented wholefoods have become very popular of late, reviving a tradition of creating highly beneficial sources of nutrition. The benefits of fermented foods such as kefir, kimchi, miso and natto are well documented. What is less known is the traditional fermentation of superfoods such as baobab and maca, and of herbs such as turmeric. The founder of Living Nutrition, Graham Botfield will present the latest research on these powerful foods and their specific nutrients, and how this form of nutrition…

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Tim Spector

Map your gut to health by understanding your microbes

Saturday, September 24 @ 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Demo Theatre
Speaking: Tim Spector

Research has shown that the microbial community in the human gut is comprised of several thousand species and strains. They are vital for digestion, vitamin production and regulation of our immune system. Map My Gut is a tool that aims to identify the thousands of bacteria’s living in the gut and how they associate with health and disease providing us the information we need to make nutritional and lifestyle changes to promote gut health.

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Declan Clark

Huffs, puffs and bodyworks: how the way you breathe can affect so much of how your body works

Sunday, September 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Declan Clarke

An interactive session with breathing specialist Declan Clark, to challenge what we all think good breathing is.  You’ll get to measure your breathing and try some seated exercises.  With tips for improving your breathing and how this can directly benefit your sleep, digestion and energy.

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James Earls

Myofascial efficiency and tensegrity

Sunday, September 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Taster Workshops
Speaking: James Earls

In this workshop we explore some of the benefits of seeing the locomotor system in context – the skeletal, muscular and fascial components all work together in a symbiosis. When we understand functional anatomy and the interplays between the three systems, we can better serve our clients by seeing and correcting challenging movement patterns – the possible sources of the pathologies they present with. By attending this lecture you will get a better appreciation of 4-dimensional anatomy, giving you the…

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Carole Preen

Aromatherapy blending workshop

Sunday, September 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Carole Preen

This workshop is suitable for qualified aromatherapists wishing to expand knowledge on blending methodology and adaptation of dilution ratios to create products and massage blends for clients. If you learnt via a blending chart, this will free up limitations and open you to other considerations. It will include case study scenarios for group work.

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Stephanie King

Take back the power & control of your own life: directly channelled insights/meditations will help you do this from today…

Sunday, September 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Stephanie King

“Take back the power & control of your own life: directly channelled insights/meditations will help you do this from today…” Where you are now and how life presents is exactly where you should be to move forward, using talents/strengths from what you’ve lived through. Join us for meditations/deep channelled insights to get things back on track, bringing love, health, success and deep lasting happiness within reach.

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Clare Blake

Rebozo for bodyworkers

Sunday, September 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Clare Blake

Discover how using a Rebozo, a Mexican Shawl, can be used in your bodywork practice to gently rock, shimmy and wrap your clients. Simple techniques that when added to any bodywork session, leave your client with a lasting impression and in a state of freedom and bliss.

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Meghan Mari

Beyond sports massage: advanced stretching for all from the athlete to the arthritic client

Sunday, September 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Meghan Mari

Not just for athletes, stretching can be one of most efficient and effective methods to move your clients out of pain and increase their range of motion. Stretching is a fantastic tool for dealing with common conditions encountered by the massage therapist including arthritis, low back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome and tension headaches. With the right training it is easy to do and gives you a unique advantage. In this workshop, learn to understand and incorporate advanced stretching techniques from…

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Katie Pande

Turmeric, rather a lot more than curcumin

Sunday, September 25 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
Nutrition Theatre
Speaking: Katie Pande

Curcumin is undoubtedly a key active medicinal constituent found in turmeric; but there is so much more to this vibrant root. In this talk, Pukka will be looking at some of the other amazing and powerful constituents present in this plant’s essential oils.

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Lisa-Barber

Marketing demystified: how to help more clients

Sunday, September 25 @ 10:45 am - 11:30 am
Business Clinic
Speaking: Lisa Barber

You know in your bones that you’re doing good work but you don’t feel good about promoting it. You’re allergic to marketing. It feels pushy and wrong. If this sounds like you, you’re in the right place. Prepare to have the way you feel about self-promotion changed forever.

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Feeding our gut microbiota – dietary & nutrition strategies to restore gut health and encourage microbiome diversity

Sunday, September 25 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Keynote Theatre
Speaking: Christine Bailey

Functional Nutritionist and Chef and Author of the IFM endorsed The Gut Health Diet examines key nutritional strategies to improve the diversity of our microbiome and long term implications certain diets can have on our gut health.

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Fast-tracking homeostasis with food, physical activity and complex multi-nutrient nutritional formulas

Sunday, September 25 @ 11:15 am - 11:45 am
Nutrition Theatre
Speaking: Dr Robert Verkerk

Disease or dysfunction in the body results from imbalances in homeostatic mechanisms. Effective healthcare requires a combination of interventions and dietary and lifestyle modifications to support the body’s natural tendency to find homeostatic equilibrium. With an emphasis on metabolic diseases, Rob Verkerk PhD will discuss how multi-modality interventions can accelerate an individual’s return to homeostasis.

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Session to be announced

Sunday, September 25 @ 11:15 am - 11:45 am
Demo Theatre
Speaking:

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tracey

Reflexology: supporting people with cancer

Sunday, September 25 @ 11:55 am - 1:25 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Tracey Smith

1. Subject matter: Reflexology: supporting people with cancer 2. Key areas of Content: Can reflexology be used on patients with cancer? If so how does a reflexologist decide what to do and when? What does the research say? 3. There will be a power point presentation followed by a question and answer session. There are often misunderstandings about reflexology and cancer patients, reflexology does not aim to treat the cancer but it does aim to support the client through a…

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Georgie Oldfield

Chronic pain: to suppress, manage or cure?

Sunday, September 25 @ 11:55 am - 1:25 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Georgie Oldfield

This talk will briefly explore the paradigm supporting the current ‘management’ approaches for chronic pain. It will then highlight the growing evidence-base demonstrating the importance of addressing psychosocial factors, as well as explaining the concept on which the self-empowering SIRPA approach is based and why full recovery is possible.

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Linda Hodges

Kinesiology: muscle testing to enhance your wellbeing

Sunday, September 25 @ 11:55 am - 1:25 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Linda Hodges

Kinesiology is rapidly gaining in popularity as a powerful, yet gentle, way of helping people regain their health and achieve their potential.  It can help with emotional, structural and nutritional problems.  See how non-invasive muscle testing identifies imbalances in your body and what is required to make the corrections.

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Sole secrets: treating foot and ankle issues with Myofascial Release

Sunday, September 25 @ 11:55 am - 1:25 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Ruth Duncan

You don’t have to be sporty to get plantar fasciitis, achilles tendonitis or shin splints. Correct assessment and treatment of these conditions is crucial. This workshops offers information on these common injuries, how to treat them with MFR and soft tissue approaches and how to rehabilitate them easily and effectively.

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Cameron Reid

The injured athlete: practical tips for assessment and injury management

Sunday, September 25 @ 11:55 am - 1:25 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Cameron Reid

To make sure we Bridge The Gap from the injured athlete and a return to play, requires a sound assessment and managed rehabilitation. We must be able to reduce pain, promote fitness and prevent injury. To treat your injured athlete you will need an idea of their functional capacity and movement ability. This will help identify ‘Key Links’ which will point towards the key areas requiring attention. Whether you treat athletes or weekend warriors the same principles apply.’

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Rachel Fairweather

Myofascial release for fibromyalgia and other chronic pain conditions

Sunday, September 25 @ 11:55 am - 1:25 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Rachel Fairweather

Chronic pain conditions such as fibromyalgia, chronic fatigue, IBS, rheumatoid arthritis and ongoing pain from accident, injury or emotional trauma can be frustrating for the massage therapist to treat. Adding MFR techniques to your skill set can often be the missing link in the treatment of these complex and chronic pain conditions. These versatile skills can be used as a stand- alone technique or incorporated into your existing bodywork practice. Appropriate for all levels

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Dr Marilyn Glenville

Natural alternatives to sugar

Sunday, September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Nutrition Theatre
Speaking: Dr Marilyn Glenville

Come to this talk and find out how consumption of sugar is linked to increased risk of heart disease, cancer (especially breast cancer), type 2 diabetes and Alzheimer’s. We will explore the natural alternatives to sugar and you will discover that some alternatives are not as ‘natural’ as they seem.

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Leon-Chaitow

Fascial dysfunction: update on the latest research

Sunday, September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Keynote Theatre
Speaking: Leon Chaitow

Translation of recent fascia-related research helps therapists refine manual treatment methods. The talk outlines the clinical relevance of the latest studies – particularly the importance of correct dosage in manual therapy – for example how direction, frequency and duration of applied manual load, influences physiological functions that mediate pain, inflammation and range of motion.

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Ola

Savvy social selling on Facebook

Sunday, September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm
Business Clinic
Speaking: Ola Agbaimoni

Discover how to optimise your Facebook page to get it really working for your business. Learn the 3 steps for making money on Facebook that work for anyone Why you shouldn’t shy away from Facebook advertising Plus what to post to get your fans liking and sharing them like a top brand

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Graham Botfield

Introducing the Your Flora range of living culture symbiotics

Sunday, September 25 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Demo Theatre
Speaking: Graham Botfield

The Your Flora range of living culture symbiotics are living microbial ecosystems, rich in microorganisms, enzymes and a host of digestive nutrients to support the digestive microflora. The aged kefir/kombucha style fermentation provides all the nutrients to create and nourish a natural environment, along with the critical colonising factors, all helping the gut flora to naturally grow and thrive. Living Nutrition’s founder Graham Botfield shares the research on how the symbiotic approach is the most effective method of supporting your…

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Antony Haynes

Mushroom muscle: the powerful benefits of mushroom extracts to counter inflammation and support immunity

Sunday, September 25 @ 12:45 pm - 1:15 pm
Nutrition Theatre
Speaking: Antony Haynes

Excess inflammation within the human body undermines health in the long and short term. The quest for good health necessarily addresses the management of our immune functions. Medicinal mushrooms offer potent ingredients with anti-inflammatory & immune-modulating effects. Learn about ‘Mycotherapy’ (a term coined by Hifas da Terra to define the study of mushroom extracts) & its potential role in your own and your clients’ health.”

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Judy Rocher

Reducing the viral load in chronic illness

Sunday, September 25 @ 12:45 pm - 1:15 pm
Demo Theatre
Speaking: Judy Rocher

Viruses are implicated in many chronic illnesses including Lyme disease. They can cause serious problems and many debilitating symptoms. Find out practical ways to reduce the viral load in your clients to aid their recovery.

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Sarah-Brewer

Do you need more vitamin D?

Sunday, September 25 @ 1:00 pm - 1:45 pm
Keynote Theatre
Speaking: Dr Sarah Brewer

Vitamin D is needed for more than just healthy bones. There is growing recognition that is plays important roles in regulating immunity, blood pressure, circulatory health and mood. By the age of 60, your ability to synthesise vitamin D in the skin has at least halved, compared to your 20s, and if you are taking a statin to lower your cholesterol, this further limits its synthesis, too.  Dr Sarah Brewer shares the latest findings on why you need vitamin D…

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Armin Schwarzbach

Lyme Disease: Innovative testing and therapy options

Sunday, September 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Nutrition Theatre
Speaking: Dr. Armin Schwarzbach MD, PhD

Dr. Schwarzbach will discuss the various tests available for Lyme and its coinfections, and show how to select those with the highest sensitivity and specificity. He will then give an overview of the various treatment options. Dr. Schwarzbach is a great proponent of CAM approaches to Lyme disease, and will focus on non-allopathic avenues to recovery.

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Claire Muller

Discover How Kinesiology Can Benefit Your Health

Sunday, September 25 @ 1:30 pm - 2:00 pm
Demo Theatre
Speaking: Claire Muller

Find out and see how Kinesiology works and what makes it different from other therapies. By understanding our own health we can help ourselves in a truly preventative way which is the best form of health care. Learn some simple techniques to benefit your health now.

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Julie Quinn

Fertility reflexology workshop

Sunday, September 25 @ 1:50 pm - 2:50 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Julie Quinn

This workshop is best suited for qualified reflexologists who wish to work with clients with fertility issues and will look at definitions of infertility, possible adaptation of your reflexology treatment and techniques as well as appropriate aftercare advice that may benefit your clients.

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Lisa-Barber

Stop struggling, start earning: learn practical, low-cost and applicable strategies for your business

Sunday, September 25 @ 1:50 pm - 2:50 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Lisa Barber

Stop struggling, start earning: learn practical, low-cost and applicable strategies for your business. Reach more perfect-fit clients in simple, low cost ways that actually work! A precious opportunity to learn practical, applicable strategies for your business. Discover how to stand out when everyone is doing the same as you so you can earn a healthy living helping others.

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Linda Currie

Myofascial release shoulder master class. Frozen shoulder, impingement syndromes and tendonitis

Sunday, September 25 @ 1:50 pm - 2:50 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Linda Currie

For the sports person, shoulder issues can mean weeks out of training and competition. For others, weeks of pain and possibly even time off work. This workshops shows you easy functional testing and specialised and effective myofascial techniques to improve range of motion to decrease pain and to restore function and strength.

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Meghan Mari

Deep tissue and sports massage

Sunday, September 25 @ 1:50 pm - 2:50 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Meghan Mari

Being able to give your clients a deeper more specific massage, which engages the soft tissue and yields a profound outcome is undoubtedly good for business. However, knowing how to do it without injuring yourself is the key to truly mastering these techniques. This workshop will teach you exciting deep tissue techniques that you can incorporate into your routine without the need for any extra strain to yourself. Learn the value of “less is more”! Appropriate for all levels **(bring…

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Sinead Duffy

Best Intentions: how fragrance can underpin intention

Sunday, September 25 @ 1:50 pm - 2:50 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Sinead Duffy

Yoga & mindfulness teacher and Aromatherapist, Sinead Duffy will teach you how to use your Gandha – fragrance to access your subconscious and ingrain your Intentions. A mini-masterclass on how fragrance can empower your mind and body.

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Mike Dahlstrom

A different view of low back pain: is it real or just in their head?

Sunday, September 25 @ 1:50 pm - 2:50 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Mikael Dahlström

Why does LBP keep coming back? Are we programmed to suffer? Do our mental state, fear or bad self-esteem influence the situation? What about heritage? We offer a unique way of looking at, and solving, this problem. But, you have think outside the box.

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DalePinnock

The Power of Three – three dietary elements that deliver the broadest physiological benefit

Sunday, September 25 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Keynote Theatre
Speaking: Dale Pinnock

In the field of nutrition, probably the most asked question is ‘what SHOULD I do, what SHOULD I eat, What IS the right diet?’. This question is almost impossible to answer completely and universally, but, I strongly believe that if people are conscious of 3 distinct areas within their diets, then they will come as close as is Humanly possible to an ideal diet. These factors are: Blood Sugar Balance, Fatty Acid Balance, and Nutrient density’. This session will outline…

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Expanding your toolbox to protect your future and leverage your business

Sunday, September 25 @ 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Business Clinic
Speaking: Dr Robert Verkerk Meleni Aldridge

          Protection and leverage are vital to your business growth. Rob Verkerk PhD and Meleni Aldridge will showcase a variety of tools and practitioner resources to help you better navigate the complex legal and scientific environment in which you operate. The session is interactive and relevant for any practitioners with ambitions to grow their business.

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Miguel Toribio-Mateas

Keeping the brain young: using the Mediterranean diet as a naturally occurring model for neuroprotection

Sunday, September 25 @ 2:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Nutrition Theatre
Speaking: Miguel Toribio-Mateas

A vast amount of research suggests that adults in Mediterranean countries show signs of slower cognitive decline brought about by normal brain ageing. Miguel will provide examples of how a healthy Mediterranean diet “topped up” with an individualised food supplement prescription works as a naturally occurring model for neuroprotection.

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Juliet-Hayward

Biobran: the immunomodulator of choice

Sunday, September 25 @ 2:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Demo Theatre
Speaking: Juliet Hayward

Biobran-MGN3 is a powerful natural Immunomodulator. It’s efficacy and safety are backed by two decades of peer-reviewed research and clinical studies. (A new study on Lyme and BioBran is starting in the UK). BioBran is extracted from rice bran lysed and powerful enzymes from shiitake mushrooms. Find out about BioBran’s international reputation and why it is recognised as the Immunomodulator of choice for healthcare and medical professionals worldwide.

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Nadia Brydon

Sun Chlorella for detox and digestion

Sunday, September 25 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Nutrition Theatre
Speaking: Nadia Brydon

Sun Chlorella is a single celled chlorophyll rich freshwater algae containing only natural plant based nutrition vital for health. Nadia will explain the role Sun Chlorella plays in maintaining a healthy gut and therefore a healthy immune system and increased energy. She will include some exciting new and delicious raw food recipes using Sun Chlorella.

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Ashley

Business Basics

Sunday, September 25 @ 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm
Business Clinic
Speaking: Ashley Turner

Keeping your accounts up to date, HMRC filings, taxes, finding all your receipts, setting up your company… Can all be very daunting, but key to a successful business. Come and learn how to save you money and times on your accounts, understand the numbers better, and how to know what should be kept for taxes!

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The Mind is not the Brain

Sunday, September 25 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Demo Theatre
Speaking: Matt Hudson

Did you ever wonder how your brain works? Why does your body react the way it does in certain contexts or situations? You probably already know that your mind is not your brain; so, the next logical step is for you to see this for yourself, with a live demonstration.

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Jacqueline Young

Tibetan medicine healing approaches

Sunday, September 25 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Jacqueline Young

This workshop introduces you to the exciting world of Tibetan Medicine and its unique healing approaches. You will learn how to identify your Tibetan Medical “type”; how to choose the right foods and lifestyle options to maximise health potential; and simple remedies and exercises for creating balance of mind and body.

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Florence Parot

Sophrology easy techniques for everyday stress management

Sunday, September 25 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Florence Parot

This workshop will enable you to discover Sophrology while giving you very practical tools to nip stress in the bud whenever you need it.  Sophrology means “the science of the consciousness in harmony”. It is a life-balancing mind-body technique for performance and wellbeing.

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Dr laurene

Unlock Greater Well-being Through Stimulating the Gut

Sunday, September 25 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Dr. Laurene Whitfield

Maintaining a healthy and balanced digestive system is crucial to overall well-being. This can be achieved by eating well, managing stress and by exercising the gut. An unorthodox yet very effective way of achieving gut health and overall well-being is by directly stimulating the belly button. Come along and find out how in this informative workshop.

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Ziggy

Zone Face Lift – take off 10 years in 12 weeks

Sunday, September 25 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Ziggie Bergman

“Contender for London’s best facial treatment” – Sarah Vine. Try out some amazing techniques from Ziggie Bergman’s accredited Zone Face Lift, a therapy that combines Bergman Method Facial Reflexology, Japanese facelift massage, Native American healing and the use of sacred herbs to lift the face and spirit. Suitable for Reflexologists, massage and beauty therapists. “An all natural alternative to botox with internal benefits to boot” – Hip & Healthy

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Julia Wood

Sports massage for newly qualified bodyworkers

Sunday, September 25 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Julia Wood

This workshop is designed for massage therapists who have qualified in the last year.  You will learn Julia’s top five sports massage techniques that are guaranteed to enhance your treatments when working with clients who exercise regularly.  Discover what opportunities the world of sports massage has in store for you as you develop your new career.

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Rachel Fairweather

Advanced massage techniques for hip osteoarthritis, SI joint dysfunction & Pelvic balancing

Sunday, September 25 @ 3:15 pm - 4:45 pm
Taster Workshops
Speaking: Rachel Fairweather

This unique hands on workshop will look in detail at the anatomy of the hip and pelvic muscles and how advanced techniques such as trigger point, fascial work and stretching can help address common complaints such as low back pain, SI joint problems, arthritis of the hip, sciatica, groin strain and sporting injuries. The workshop will also examine common postural presentations such as anterior and posterior pelvic tilt & how these relate to pain complaints. Appropriate for all levels **(bring…

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The curious case of Subject P

Sunday, September 25 @ 3:45 pm - 4:15 pm
Nutrition Theatre
Speaking: Emma Lane

Subject P had been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes, chronic fatigue, insomnia, and IBS, yet there was one link connecting all of the health problems that hadn’t been considered before. During this session you will be walked through the case history of a common patient story. It’s not a fairy tale but it does have a happy ending!

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