Wellness Festival

This year during Mental Health Awareness Week, join us for our Wellness Festival from Monday 9th May.

With a week of FREE workshops, talks and demos all produced with positive wellbeing in mind.

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11am - 11.45am 12pm -12.45pm 1pm- 1.45pm 2pm - 2.45pm
Monday Julie Havelund-Willett
Conscious Breath Workshop
Breathing - the vital function that keeps us alive, yet few of us spend much time nurturing or even contemplating. In this workshop seminar, you will gain some insight into why paying more attention to the way we breathe is beneficial for our physical and mental health, and leave with a couple of nourishing breathing techniques to integrate into your day-to-day life.
Emma Jennings
Laughter Yoga
Step out of your comfort zone with laughter exercises; deep breathing; songs and games - that will leave you feeling relaxed and energised. Laughter really is the best medicine!
Fleur Wotton-Peacock
Nutrition 101
Putting nutrition myths to bed for good while explaining basic elements of nutrition. Giving you small, simple changes you can bring to your lifestyle and to optimise you nutrition.
Sophia Symons
Sleep - the foundation of physical and mental health.
This session will cover the different stages of sleep and why they create the foundation for mental and physical well-being and key strategies to maximise restful sleep.
Tuesday Becky Hays
Meditation Exploration
Together we will explore multiple meditation techniques. Hopefully you will leave feeling calm and restored, as well as taking away some meditation techniques that you could use in your daily life.
Katie Stibbs
Building Connections
Rebuilding Your connections. In all your relationships, both platonic and intimate. Looking at when to let go of the ones that no longer feel good! We will explore which connections need rebuilding or are need of our attention, and look at strategies and modes of being to support us in creating what we want to feel more of in our precious relationship.
Claire Tompkins
Conscious Connection Breathwork Workshop: Learning to surf your emotions
Experience this gentle, simple technique that helps you to open up the full potential of your breathing system for better physical and emotional well being.
Fleur Wotton-Peacock
Stretch & Mobility
A session looking at different muscle groups and joints showing how to release, strengthen and improve movement in day to day life. It doesn’t need to be complicated or entail hours of stretching!
Wednesday Claire Tompkins
Conscious Connection Breathwork Workshop: Tapping into your inner peace
Experience this gentle, simple technique that helps you to open up the full potential of your breathing system for better physical and emotional well being.
Julie Havelund Willett
Mini Meditation Workshop
If the word 'Meditation' fills you with scepticism or overwhelm, do not fret. This workshop seminar will introduce you to a couple of simple meditation practices which are accessible and can help you find more focus and calm. Each technique is accompanied by an overview of ways to practice and an understanding of the many benefits to it.
Saj Fareed
Slow Stitching
Make time to slow down and pause from your every day with slow stitching, let the needle and thread lead the way to your calmness.
Massage Chairs - Enjoy our chairs subject to availability
Thursday Speak to our Wellness team for tips how to improve your mental health Emma Jennings
Laughter Session
Learn about the benefits of laughter and the importance of play for adults. Experiential session incorporating laugher exercises; deep breathing and a laughter meditation where we laugh for no reason!
Helen Vits
Building a business you love mindfully
Building a business consciously and intuitively to mirror your vision, nourish your team and encourage sustainable, authentic and organic growth.
Becky Hays
The Power of Slowing Down
It can be easy to get caught up in the fast pace of life, forgetting that slowing down can positively impact our mental & physical health, as well as helping to prevent illness. Together we will explore the facts behind slowing down and various ways that we can implement this in our daily routine.
Friday Saj Fareed
Slow Stitching
Make time to slow down and pause from your every day with slow stitching, let the needle and thread lead the way to your calmness.
Becky Hays
Self love and acceptance
The way we speak to ourselves changes our whole experience of life, yet often many of us talk negatively to ourselves without even realising. Together we will explore ways to change these thoughts, turning them in to loving and accepting ones.
Vikki Parker
Doodle Cafe
An introduction to mindful doodling for wellbeing, practising presence, navigating the unknown and connecting to your intuition via the blank page.
Fleur Wotton-Peacock
Building Habits
Fed up of being sold the 21 day new habit dream? I am here to help you explain the process of habit building and simple hacks to help build successful habits to serve you while avoiding bad habits!
Saturday Speak to our Wellness team for tips how to improve your mental health Vikki Parker
Inner Landscapes
An introduction to guided visualisation, exploring the landscape of the heart, incorporating mindful doodling for capturing the gifts of your inner wisdom
Helen Vits
Building a business you love mindfully
Building a business consciously and intuitively to mirror your vision, nourish your team and encourage sustainable, authentic and organic growth.
Katie Stibbs
Meditation
Guided journey opening our creative mind to tune into our own truth and deep intuition. Meditation is sometimes not what you might expect, this is a journey and exploration of our internal landscape, inviting in our resources, helpers and guides to give us whatever we need in that moment. It could be restorative, invigorating, calming and surprising. Whatever the experience it’s perfect.
Sunday Just take a load off & time out. Listen to our tranquil tunes. Katie Stibbs
Healthy Power
Are you experiencing being in your healthy power? we all need to power fill, regularly but what does this mean to you? We will explore what this means and experience ways to bring in our healthy power noticing our subtle energy and learning how to bring in the type of healthy power we most need. To feel energised, calm, bring us clarity so we can embody our personal power to create the life we wish to experience.
Fleur Wotton-Peacock
Stretch & Mobility
A session looking at different muscle groups and joints showing how to release, strengthen and improve movement in day to day life. It doesn’t need to be complicated or entail hours of stretching!
Kitty Underhill
Learning Body Acceptance
This workshop will help challenge the negative ideas you have learnt about your body and provide you with tools to start your journey toward body acceptance.

Meet Our Team

This year during Mental Health Awareness Week, join us for our Wellness Festival from Monday 9th May.

With a week of FREE workshops, talks and demos all produced with positive wellbeing in mind.

Julie Havelund-Willett

Julie is a Danish Yoga Teacher and Dance Artist. Her teachings are rooted in her trainings in India, her background in performing arts and curiosity for continuous learning.

Emma Jennings - Brighton Laughter Club

Laughter Yoga was originally founded by an Indian doctor called Dr Kataria, in 1995. He wanted to prescribe laughter for his patients and as laughter was not available in tablet form – he created laughter yoga – the next best thing!

Fleur Wotton-Peacock - Moxie Personal Training

MoxiePT is always a fun and welcoming training environment for all to gain confidence, knowledge and fitness while working towards a happier, healthier lifestyle.

Sophia Symons - Mental Wellbeing Coach

Specialising in the fields of behavioural psychology, neuroscience, nutritional psychiatry, meditation and breathwork and how to use it in a simple and practical way to help people and organisations develop resilience and thrive.

Becky hays - That Yogi Nurse

Becky is a yoga teacher and mental health nurse. She completed hr 200hr Vinyasa YTT in India, followed by YIN yoga training to enable her to share the discipline that changed her life.

Katie Stibbs - Woman Intuitive

Katie is a business mentor, guiding creative and intuitive entrepreneurs like you, to develop into the best version of themselves. So your success feels authentic, meaningful, and sustainable.

Claire Tompkins - The Breath Works

Claire specialises in Breathwork practice and meditation to clear the head. She feels passionately that everyone should have this amazing tool available, to help them process and manage life’s daily stresses, and even unravel past traumas.

Saj Fareed - Pull and Pin

Saj is a visual artist and artist educator who formed Pull and Pin to rediscover and reconnect through stitching and creating. She is keen interest in promoting the arts to a wider audience and as a tool for creative expression and learning.

Helen Vits - Lovingly Local

Lovingly Local Wholeheartedly Me is all about connecting my passion for small local businesses with the varied skills Helen Vits has developed throughout her career.

Vikki Parker - Artywisdom

As the curator of the Brighton Creativity & Wellbeing Week, Vikki is committed to the community by providing opportunities to engage in and witness the arts, to help others to nurture their relationship with themselves and the world they inhabit.

Kitty Underhill - Embodying You

Kitty is a model and body and self acceptance coach, iming to help people improve their relationships with themselves and their body. She has worked with brands such as Skinnydip London, Pollen and Channing School.

Wellness

The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week 2022 is loneliness.

Loneliness affects lots of people across the UK and the pandemic especially has had a large impact on mental health, which is why it’s more important than ever to raise awareness.

Mental Health.org has some top tips for things to do if you’re feeling lonely, view them here