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Sunday
27
MAY

Healthy Menopause with Michelle Lyons

11:15
17:30
Live & Breathe Pilates
Event organized by Live & Breathe Pilates

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Join Women's Health and Wellness expert Michelle Lyons for this one day workshop where we will explore the anatomy, physiology and biopsychosocial issues that peri-menopausal women face.

As a fitness professional, do you know the specific health issues in peri and post-menopause issues that women face? Bone health? Pelvic Health? Brain Health? Heart Health?
Do you know how to prescribe exercise to to help balance hormones?
Do you know the precautions and contra-indications to do it safely?
Did you know that according to the Irish Dept of Health & Children, around 260,000 women in Ireland are going through the menopause at any one time?

During this workshop with Michelle Lyons, women's health expert topics covered will include:
Hormones at menopause - what's happening and what it means
Bone health - from osteopenia to osteoporosis to re-establishing optimal bone health
Back pain & women
Understanding prolapse, intra-abdominal pressure and and pelvic floor friendly exercise
Bladder and bowel health - what are the menopausal considerations?
Women and heart disease - what are the considerations we need to be aware of?
Weight gain at menopause - how can we improve waist management?

We'll have plenty of time for discussion, questions (and answers!) and movement prescriptions, demonstration and participation.