Gut Health Urban Retreat: A nourishing day of yoga and gut health discussions

15 Feb 2020, Richmond
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Immerse yourself in nourishing practices at The Gut Health Urban Retreat.

Hosted in the elegant setting of Petersham House, The Gut introduces a nourishing day of Yoga, food and gut health discussions. Our febuary retreat will be focused on the heart, in health and in love.

The Gut is a food focused platform, aiming to start a conversation, enabling and empowering each individual on their journey towards wellness and a healthy gut. Created by Anna Boglione the daughter of Petersham Nurseries’ founders, with menus designed along side acclaimed nutritionist Hannah Richards. The menu are specifically tailored to each event.

This will be a practical day of yoga and gut health discussions, coupled with a tailored lunch menu specifically designed to help your heart and digestion. We round up the day with a delicious sound bath meditation to elevate our vibration to higher levels of consciousness, with an array of exquisite sounds.

Billie de Melo Wood - Classic Yoga- Pranayama, Kriyas, Asanas, Prayer and Meditation with

Billie was introduced to Vipassana meditation as a child. This forms the basis of her practice. In 2008 she trained as a Sivananda yoga teacher and since then has expanded her teaching to include pre and post-natal, restorative, Yin, Vinyasa flow, and children’s classes. For this retreat Billie will be teaching a Classic Yoga class including a combination of pranayama, kriyas, asanas, prayer and meditation that inspire a re connection to our human experience. This class is grounding and mid-level intensity that invites all levels and abilities.

Wil Hopson / The Gut - Menu

Having worked at restaurants such as Moro, Kricket and Carousel, Wil spent the last year studying for an MA in Food and Development at the University of Sussex. Wil’s passion is challenging narratives around food in response to the ongoing and escalating climate crisis. With a firm focus on sustainability, he is now involved in a number of projects that focus on wellness, sustainable eating and seasonal produce.

Hannah Richards - Nutritionist

Hannah is a highly trained nutritionist with prestigious qualifications matched by only a handful of others in the UK. She studied with CNM, London and is a registered Naturopathic Nutritionist. She is an Advanced Certified Metabolic Typing Advisor, C.H.E.K Holistic Lifestyle Coach level III and a Functional Diagnostic Nutritionist. Hannah is currently advising at The Gut Clinic, and the new female members club Allbright.

She is head of nutrition at Personalised co, a company bringing you personalised nutrition and supplementation to your door. She also consults for companies such as Unilever, Nike and Google. She has a regular cooking slot on the Chrissy B Show on Sky TV and has commented and written for various publications including Women’s Health, Cosmopolitan, the Daily Telegraph and ES magazine.

Marco Florio - Sound Bath

A Sound Bath is an experience of sound vibration, a relaxing massage made by the waves of beautiful instruments such as Gongs, Himalayan Singing Bowls, Crystal Singing Bowls and lots of other organic instruments.

Marco has achieved a Practitioner Level Diploma in Sound Therapy at the British Academy of Sound Therapy, and have attended many sound-related workshops such as Gong training with great Gong Master Don Conreaux, Mongolian Khoomii (Overtone singing) with the UK most experienced Khoomii overtone singer Michael Ormiston, voice and Laughter workshop with LARAAJI and many more.

NB. Tickets non-refundable and non-transferable.

Please note parking is restricted in the surrounding area and we encourage our visitors to travel via alternative means of transport whenever possible.

There is no dress code however in these wetter winter months we recommend suitable footwear (even wellies!) and warm clothes.
Petersham Nurseries
Church Lane
Off Petersham Road
TW10 7AB
Tickets £195