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.
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…
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.
“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.
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
Join us for the announcement of two very important accolades – camexpo Clinic of the year and the camexpo Outstanding Achievement Award! Find out fist, who came out on top from a vast number of very impressive entries.
Sunday, September 25 @ 11:20 am - 11:45 am Demo Theatre
The first ever ‘Industry Snapshot’ Survey was introduced to discover more about the role and aspirations of people working within the UK’s vibrant complementary and natural health sector. Over 400 practitioners, therapists, healthcare professionals and students took part so join us to find out where you fit within this exciting industry!
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.’
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
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.
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.
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
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…
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.”
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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…
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.
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…
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.
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.
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.
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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.
“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
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.
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…
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!