RHC: Preparing for and Managing the Menopause

On October 9, 2017 at 9:30 amupcoming
Location Physio & Pilates Central, Heston Court, 19 Camp Road, Wimbledon, SW19 4UW
Duration 75:00
Organizer RHC
Phone 07850586724
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Learn everything you need to know about women’s health, nutrition and how to be in the best physical health for this stage in our lives

Christien Bird MSc, MCSP is a Chartered Physiotherapist and is the practice owner of the White Hart Clinic in Barnes which has specialised in women’s health for over 20 years. Christien  is an authority on supporting women in their 'third age" (peri and post menopause).  Christien will be supported by  Jackie Lynch, a Registered Nutritional Therapist and Suzanne Murray, Director and Lead Pilates Instructor at Physio & Pilates Central.

Content of the workshop 

What, medically speaking, actually happens during menopause?

What are the first signs of menopause?

Myths and facts about hormone replacement therapy

What are some things you can do to ease symptoms of menopause, nutrition & life style?


The speakers will explain a 7 step plan to you 

  1. Essential information to help you to  make informed decisions on how to manage your menopause: HRT benefits & risks
  2. Key exercises before, during and beyond the menopause, from resistance training to metabolic work outs. The Brasil test
  3. Pelvic floor muscle training for better sex, bowel & bladder control and prolapse management & prevention
  4. The benefits of a regular happy bowel movement & how to achieve it
  5. Sex and the menopause
  6. The surprising effect of stress on the menopause 
  7. Nutrition & the sugar roller coaster 

There will also be an opportunity to take part in a Pilates taster class run by Suzanne Murray, focusing on the benefits of exercise during menopause. 


Cost: £30 per person