A deep dive into the powers of the female monthly hormonal cycle. Half Day.
A deep dive into the powers of the female monthly hormonal cycle, revealing how to better manage our female energy: mental, physical and emotional. This talk + practical and interactive half day session explores the many facets of the natural flow of the female body / mind and how tuning into each distinct phase of the monthly hormonal cycle can give us greater energy and productivity, improve physical and mental wellbeing as well as interpersonal relations.
We will explore the physiology of the 4 x different phases of the monthly hormonal cycle: menstrual, pre-ovulatory, ovulatory and pre-menstrual.
We will learn how to capitalise on their natural strengths and balance their weaknesses through simple and easy to implement tools. There will be a facilitated sharing of experiences and movement for the feminine body.
Overview of the physiology of the 4 phases of the hormonal cycle (strengths & weaknesses) and how they affect physical and mental performance
Practical part: Movement for the feminine body, drawn from Yoga Pilates and other Somatic practices
Lifestyle hacks: Exercise Nutrition Sleep & Rest Cycles
For the practical part it is recommended wearing clothes suitable for light exercise (like Yoga and Pilates). A yoga mat or rug and a little space to move will be needed. Other simple props are requested, the full list will be sent upon registration.
Monica completed her Pilates Teacher training in 2007 at Trinity Laban, specialising in injury rehabilitation. She has worked at some of the most renowned Pilates Studios in London (Trinity Laban, Kings Cross Studio, The Third Space to name a few).
She trained as a Thai Massage Therapist (2012) with The London School of Thai Massage, and later on with Master Pichest Boonthumme (Chiang Mai, Thailand).
She furthered her Fascial Anatomy studies for movement with Gary Carter of Natural Bodies (2013).
Monica has a professional background in Physical Theatre and teaches Contact Improvisation (contemporary dance technique) to children and adults.
Between 2012 and 2021 Monica has run her own practice in South East London. She is currently based in Surrey.