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Healthista’s top 5 things to do at the London Wellbeing Festival

The London Wellbeing Festival is one of the biggest dates on the wellbeing calendar and it’s happening this long weekend at Olympia. Here are our top 5 things to do 


Marilyn-new-2010Finally get your hormones sorted with Dr Marilyn Glenville, Monday, May 4th, 11am-1pm, Room 1 

Britain’s foremost expert in women’s health, Dr Glenville is a firm favourite and trusted author of over 30 books exploring natural solutions to everything from PMS to infertility and menopause.  In her workshop, Dr Glenville will be explaining the secrets if increasing your energy, eliminating mood swings, improving your memory and using your diet to balance your hormones. She will be explaining how to get rid of PMS and to balance your hormones to help with problems such as endometriosis, fibroids, menopause, PCOS and reducing your risk of breast cancer. Dr Glenville will cut through the myths and explain how phytoestrogens work – these are plant-based nutrients found in natural foods that can help balance your hormones. She will also show you what vitamins, minerals and herbs you should be taking to help hormonal health and explaining how to spot the ones that are a complete waste of money.


russell-jamesLearn about raw food for real people with Russell James aka The Raw Chef, Sunday May 3rd, 11am – 1pm, Room 2

Hailed by The Times as the UK’s leading raw chef, James is author of six raw food recipe e-books, he runs raw eating courses and is the founder of Raw Chef HQ in Brixton, London. Russell will be demonstrating simple raw food recipes for everyday use. He’s all about making raw eating as uncomplicated and practical as possible. We love that.



Learn the art of flirting with Cate Mackenzie, Saturday May 2nd, 2pm, Love Dome

Cate Mackenzie is a love coach, psychosexual therapist and couples counsellor whose work is dedicated to helping single people find love and to couples rediscovering each other.  Kate will teach you the subtle secrets of how to look, smile and connect with others whether you’re single or in a couple.


tantraFind out what Tantra is REALLY about with Leora Lightwoman – Tantra: Innocence and Playfulnes, Saturday 2nd of May, 6.30pm, Love Dome 

Tantra is little to do with crazy sex positions and wife-swapping. It’s a sensual and blissful technique that’s as much about self-love, breathing and mindfulness as it is about loving someone else. In this workshop you’ll learn about slowing down, arriving in yourself with breath, awareness and movement.

MORE: 5 expert workshops not to miss at this year’s London Wellbeing Festival


The London Wellbeing Festival is heaven for the yoga-lover. Firstly, be aware that this year there is a Wellbeing Studio dedicated to all things yoga, dance, meditation and life coaching and sessions in that section will all be free. We’re looking forward to:

claire MBe Fierce with Claire Missingham, Monday 4th May, 4pm, Room 1

Claire is a renowned vinyasa flow teacher who challenges students to go to their edge in gentle but inspiring ways. In this workshop, she promises to bring you a ‘soulful sequence of uplifting yoga postures’ to help you recommence with your inner fierce warrior. Healthista couldn’t be any more on board with that! Having done Claire’s classes and DVDs before, we know she’l deliver.

MORE: 5 amazing yogis not to miss at the London Wellbeing Festival


woman with candles, london wellbeing festival highlights by featuredFor the first year ever, The London Wellbeing Festival are launching Wild Wellbeing, a dedicated area where you can enjoy one hour spa treatments such as Thai Massage, Reflexology (for the feet and the face), Deep Tissue Massage, Aromatherapy and facials. Treatments cost £30 an hour. Find out more here.



MOST IMPORTANTLY! Don’t forget to pop by and see We’ll be on stand E15 with a huge haul of our favourite healthy foods, teas, supplements, books and products to giveaway. We’ll also have our cameras out, looking for Healthista women to appear in our #womensvoices short films (here’s one we did at the BBC Good Food Eat Well Show in February). Come chat!

HEALTHISTA ENTRY TICKET OFFER: Get £2 off each ticket you purchase by clicking here and quoting ‘Healthista5′ to claim your discount

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