A one day workshop on the holistic approach to pregnancy and the different complementary approaches that are available to create a healthy body and mind for conception. Meditation, relaxing exercises and Indian Head Massage are also included in the package

Complimentary health professionals and coaches will be talking to you about how you can maintain optimum health for the best possible outcome . There wll be practical, easy to follow handouts. accompanying the workshop. You will find out how, by making lifestyle changes, learning visualisation techniques, goal setting and having a nutritional balance plan, you will be giving your body the best possible chance for pregnancy.

You will also learn how acupuncture protocols target different stages of a woman’s cycle to help create a favourable fertile environment. We will discuss how it can, along with meditation and massage dramatically reduce anxiety and stress, and improve sleep patterns.

As part of the package of what we hope will be an inspiring and informative day, there will be Guided Meditation and Indian Head Massage in the afternoon.

Schedule Sunday June 17 2018

9.30 – 10.30 – with Liz Ellicott Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner

Liz has been treating women with fertility issues for over 13 years and has dealt with a wide variety of problems in that area. She considers that it’s important for a woman to be aware of her fertile time and will explain why. Because it takes 90 days for a woman’s egg to fully mature, she will discuss the importance of setting aside as much time as possible before conceiving. She will give you advice on how best to approach pregnancy holistically; how to apply the ancient Chinese laws of Yin Yang to balance your daily life; how to successfully overcome stress; and will tell you how TCM targets specific times during the menstrual cycle to boost fertility. Liz will also discuss the different complimentary treatment options that are available for women planning a family.

10.30 -11.00 Refreshments

11.00-12.30 – with Health Wellness and Nutritional Coach Jessica Mitton

As a Nutrition, Health and Wellness Coach, Jessica is passionate about helping people realise their goals through an approach that is holistic and realistic

Jessica will talk to you about how to prepare your body with the end goal of pregnancy in mind. She will give you easy to use tools and handouts on how to manage your nutrition, lifestyle, sleep and stress .

Research show us that the reproductive body can be boosted by absorbing the right amount of vitamins, minerals and antioxidents. Egg health, sperm health, hormonal function, blood health and feotal development all depend on having the right nutrition. I

Knowing the right foods for fertility is not as difficult as you might think and it can be fun introducing new foods. Jessica will talk to you about how some foods have specific nutrients needed for egg health, sperm health, hormonal function, blood health and feotal development.

12.30-13.00 – Relaxing breathing and Qi Gong meditation techniques- with Liz Ellicott TCM Practitioner

Qi Gong is the ancient self-healing system designed for health . Qi is the Chinese word for life energy, the animating power that flows through everything. Working with this life energy improves health in both mind and body. We will do some simple, uncomplicated exercises that you can easily do at home. No experience is required and you don’t have to be fit. The exercises are safe to do while a woman is trying to get pregnant and benefits blood, vitality and posture.

Lunch (included) 13.00 – 14.00

14.00 – 15.00 Meditation – with Holistic Therapist Renata Avenando

Experienced in working in the wellness and fitness industry, Renata has exceptional skills in massage and guided meditation. You will complete the session feeling calmer and more centred in both mind and body. She will show you how simple and uncomplicated meditation can be and how you can include it in your daily life. There is a body of very well documented scientific research showing the benefits of meditation to both mind and body. Medition lessens worry, anxiety, fear and depression in mothers to be

15.30 – 16.00 – How to plan your diet – with Nutritional Coach Jessica Mitton

Jessica will talk to you about how some simle easy to cook recipes can make such a difference – as well as being fun and easy to prepare,


16.00 – 16.15 Tea Break

16.15-17.30 Indian Head Massage – with Holistic Therapist Renata Avenando

Indian Head Massage applies pressure to the points of the upper back, arms and shoulders that releases muscles and knots. It assists with a variety of problems, migraines, back pain, anxiety and depression. It detoxifies the body by stmulating lymphatic drainage, it stimulates the flow of blood and renews energy levels. Linked to the Ayurvedic concept of Chakras, Indian Head Massage has been practiced for thousands of years by healers in India. it has a powerful effect in restoring balance within the body.

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Sun 17 June 2018

09:30 – 17:30 IST

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55 Rock Rd, Blackrock, Co Dublin

A94 ET82 Dublin

Price: €295


What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Dart/Train/Bus and on street free parking behind the venue. See www.lizacupuncture.ie for details

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What’s the refund policy?

No Refunds

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