Marketplace talks & workshops

 
 

SUNDAY MORNING

As well as our morning classes you can also enjoy more talks and workshops on skin and gut health, sleep and enjoying a healthy relationship with food.

 

10AM

DRAWING ROOM 1

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unlock your life

ANDY BARKER & BETH WOOD

Do you often experience anxiety and worry about the future?  Is your glass always half empty?  Do you wish you could be more positive and manage your negative thinking?  Unlock Your Life is a fun and highly motivating workshop which will teach you how to build resilience, reduce stress and unlock the best version of you.  

Build A SUCCESSFUL WELLBEING BUSINESS

WORKSHOP

LYNSEY HANRATTY

In this workshop, business coach Lynsey Hanratty discusses how to:

  • Get clarity on the type of business you want to lead the life you want

  • Identify your talents to make your business work for you

  • Start taking action in your wellness business today

 

11AM

DRAWING ROOM 1

DRAWING ROOM 2

 
 
 

the skin clinic

ANJALI MAHTO

We all know that taking good care of our skin is the key to our beauty regime. But with so much conflicting information out there, the path to healthy skin can seem far from clear.  Dr Anjali Mahto is one of the UK's leading consultant dermatologists. Learn how to optimise your skin health and deal with common complaints such as acne and dryness, rosacea and aging.

just eat it

LAURA THOMAS

Have you ever been on a diet? Spent time worrying that you looked fat?  Compared the size of your waistline to someone else's? Laura Thomas is on a mission to give women power and control over our bodies and free us from restrictive dieting and the guilt and anxiety associated with eating. In this event you will learn how to develop a healthy relationship with food and your body.

 

12PM

DRAWING ROOM 1

DRAWING ROOM 2

 
 
 

Be good to your gut

EDINBURGH FERMENTARIUM

The health of your gut has a huge impact on your physical and mental wellbeing, affecting everything from your weight to your mood. Join Edinburgh Fermentarium and food expert Charlotte Maberly to find out how to boost your good gut bacteria and learn how to make delicious fermented foods.   Tastings included!

SLEEP MATTERS

THE SLEEP CONSULTANCY

Are you stressed at work?  Do you use caffeine to get through the day?  Does your partner snore or kick you all night?  If so you are probably not sleeping very well. Poor sleep can have profound consequences for our mental and physical health.  Improving our sleep can help with depression and pain are lessened.  In this event you will learn how to get a good night’s rest.

 

SUNDAY AFTERNOON

As well as our headline talks you can enjoy a range of further talks and workshops including Happy Sobriety, How to Age Well and Breaking the Habit.

 

3PM

DRAWING ROOM 1

DRAWING ROOM 2

 
 
 

BREAK THE HABIT WITH THE KINDNESS METHOD

SHAHROO IZADI

Could treating yourself with compassion be the key to breaking unwanted habits?  Shahroo Izadi, behavourial change specialist and author of The Kindness Method, believes this is the only way to make changes that last.  She is living proof that her method works – after years of yo-yo dieting she shed over eight stone and has kept it off ever since.  Whether its weight loss, cutting down on your drinking, improving relationships or ditching your dull job , The Kindness Method will help you change your unwanted habit. 

HOW TO AGE WELL

HERIOT WATT | SUE ARMSTRONG

As we grow older, many of us experience a decline in our thinking and memory. Yet some people are able to maintain these abilities into old age.  How do they stay sharp?  Dr Alan Gow, head of research at Heriot Watt University’s The Ageing Lab and author Sue Armstrong reveal how becoming more active and learning new things can reduce mental decline and where science is taking us next.  

 

4PM

DRAWING ROOM 1

DRAWING ROOM 2

 
 
 

HAPPY SOBRIETY

CATHERINE GRAY & SHAHROO IZADI

Ever sworn off alcohol for a month and found yourself drinking again after a week?  You are not alone. In her memoir The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober, Catherine Gray argues that cutting out the booze can not only improve your health, it can also be fun and enjoyable too. She will be joined by addiction specialist and author of The Kindness Method Shahroo Izadi, who has helped many people take back control of their drinking. Whether you want to cut down or give up the booze for good, this event can help. 

THE MENOPAUSE: ALL YOU NEED TO KNOW

ANGIE GARTON

The truth is, you don’t need to be a woman of ‘a certain age’ to be experiencing symptoms of hormonal imbalance.  With increasing awareness of the wide ranging problems we may be facing, it’s vitally important that we approach this stage of our lives with not just information, but the skills to implement this knowledge. As your natural guide through the menopause, Angie will be sharing the principles behind her practical strategies, so that you feel more like yourself, less irrationally irritated, more in control and able to enjoy life to the full.