Here are Leora and I spilling the beans on what happens in our Love Your Belly workshops.
This video will show how to massage your belly to enhance your hormonal and digestive health. Before you get started, bookmark or save the URL for this page so you can find it again.
The best time to do your massage is in the evenings just before you go to sleep, take a few minutes to get yourself comfy and prop your knees up with pillows so your belly can be soft. The routine takes 5 minutes or so and will leave you relaxed and ready for a beautiful night's sleep.
The gentle massage is safe except for a few exceptions, do not massage your belly -
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If you are interested in being happier and healthier, and are looking for practical solutions check out the WellDoing guide to your mind and body. I contributed a chapter on how to love your belly, but you can also find out how to...
...start the day
...stop feeling stuck
...have a healthier relationship with technology
...improve your mood with food
...use exercise for wellbeing
...find a job you love
...be a better listener
...build inner strength
...banish negative self-talk
...cope with social anxiety
There’s a quiet revolution happening somewhere near you, though you probably haven’t even noticed it. All but invisible to the outside, powered by breath and body awareness, this revolution can have an amazing impact on you and the way you are in the world.
The heart-womb connection
Never heard of it? Well I’m not surprised because you won’t find it on the Mail Online’s sidebar of shame, but it has a venerable history; Traditional Chinese medicine and Ayruvedic medicine both see the channel linking the two organs which provides a strong ...
This lady came to see me because of her period problem, the week before she was due on she was really struggling to cope. We just had a few sessions together but the massage made a massive difference. This is what she said -
"I wanted to let you know that after the treatment I had from you, the pre-period build up has been much more comfortable. I still get a little bit of discomfort but it is incomparable to what I was going through. So a BIG MASSIVE THANK YOU!!!! Xxxxxxxxxxxxxx"
D.D. of Bushey
I'm just back from a training bender, I ‘ve written about Alexandra Pope’s ‘Menopause: unveiling your hidden power’ already and now wanted to report back from Uma Dinsmore-Tuli’s Womb Yoga training. Both are embodied, intellectual feminists and passionate about their subjects (and beautifully sweary). In fact Alexander and Uma are close allies and often work together; the psychology of the menstrual and creative cycle is made into physical reality with the graceful movements of Uma's yoga practice.
The information and experiences are so rich and ...
Am I going mad? - online perimenopause retreat
1st-14th July 2019
Am I going mad is a two week, online retreat for sensitive women in their 40’s and 50's, to explore the landscape of perimenopause.
Menstrual Medicine Circle Gathering
7.30pm Monday 23rd September
Watford Quaker Meeting House
An evening to dive into your inner wisdom with a Menstrual Medicine Circle, a guided journey around your menstrual seasons. Explore ways to move through blocks, develop more kindness and self-care for menstrual issues.
Menopause Medicine Circle Gathering
Here's a great piece of feedback from Jen Tiller, the founder of Healerzone. I saw her for one treatment and as you can see she says abdominal massage improved her health and energy levels.
Here's some feedback from a client which shows that abdominal massage reduces period pains.
“Before I had abdominal massages with Kate, I used to have five and a half days of abdominal and back pain, bent over double. Now I have discomfort on my heaviest day. I am also more connected to my abdomen”
Helen O’Sullivan, Homeopath, October 2014
Leora and I had a great time at the Herts Health and Wholeness Festival in Stevenage. Here are some of the lovely bellies we met. You can click on the images to get a closer look.