Healthy Happy Hormones2018-05-03T16:50:36+00:00

HAPPY HEALTHY HORMONES | AN EXPLORATION OF FEMALE POTENCY

Transform your life with the Health Happy Hormones programme at Zest Retreats. We’ll help you understand your hormones and teach you how to balance them with diet and lifestyle.

BALANCE YOUR DIET, SLEEP & LIFESTYLE

Are you grappling with changes that you don’t understand or feel powerless to control?

Our three day Happy Healthy Hormones programme is designed to help you understand the biological equilibrium and the psychological effects of your hormonal cycles. Embarking on a journey of self-discovery, you’ll learn signs and symptoms to look out for in the changing seasons of the feminine body, exploring the unconscious archetypes of the feminine, finding greater healthy balance and more happiness as you navigate the hormonal maze at whatever age.

The programme’s structure

Combining the latest research on hormonal health – with a psychological exploration of balance in the feminine body, bio-identical hormone advisor and Functional Medicine Doctor, Dr Elaine McQuade together with Dr Bea Paszthy, will educate and empower you to find a more harmonious balance.

Working with a small tribe of like-minded women in a supportive and nurturing environment, you’ll explore female potency. Leveraging everything from educational talks, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) to mindfulness visualisations and Heart Rate Variability training (HRV), our intellectual wellness workshops help you address the impact of shifting hormones at different stages of your life.

  • Learn how to make diet and lifestyle changes – balancing your hormones and paying close attention to the needs of your endocrine system
  • Explore female potency through the seasons of life – finding your way through the myriad of conflicting advice in a supportive environment
  • Get up to date information on bio-identical hormones, targeted supplements and lifestyle changes that support the endocrine axis
  • Delve into the reasons behind emotional upheaval often caused by hormonal changes – learn how to redress the disruption and embrace the bodies inherent wisdom 

Targeted therapeutic workshops are the focal point of your day, but our holistic approach extends into every part of your stay, gently empowering you with the knowledge and confidence to obtain a new perspective and make permanent changes in your life.

Dr McQuade’s expertise on nutrition and diet is put to practical use in the delicious, organic food prepared in-house to match your hormonal requirements. Balancing your gut microbiome, you’ll enjoy gluten and dairy free meals that combines superfoods and healthy proteins together with fresh and fermented vegetables. Chat informally to a member of our experienced team on continuing these healthy changes to your diet at home. Or attend our optional evening talks on the very latest in nutrition, bio-hacking and optimising your health.

The programme also involves core-strengthening exercise in the form of gentle yoga or Pilates, chi or nordic walking and you’ll be encouraged to explore the beautiful, secluded surroundings at your chosen venue, to embrace the power of nature. Reflection and sleep are crucial too and you’ll have time to quietly process all you’re taking on board during some solitary time in opulently comfortable surroundings.

Dr Bea Paszthy and the Zest Retreats team are invested in your success and are available to answer any health related questions you may have during your stay or take advantage of a private one to one sessions on the day of your departure.

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