Live Well Events Present: Life Begins @40

Life Begins @40 is a day of virtual talks and sessions dedicated to enhancing your mid-life wellbeing.

Join us for yoga and fitness sessions, talks and panels from experts exploring tailored 40+ nutrition and skin tips, the menopause, anxiety, sleep and what to focus on for both your physical and mental mid-life wellbeing.

There’s a lot to celebrate in what mid-life brings - so let’s do just that, let’s celebrate YOU and your wellbeing with Life Begins @40.

For just £10 a ticket you will have access to all virtual talks and sessions on the day, exclusive access post-event to all recorded sessions, and receive a digital goody bag sent after the event.


Event Schedule

Nicki Philips

9:30 - 10:05 Opening Intro and niixFLEX Pilates Class

After an introduction to the day, you will enjoy a mobilising and sculpting PURE Pilates class that focuses on building flexibility, power & alignment hosted by Nicki Philips from niix fit. 

niix is a fitness app created specifically with busy mums and women 40+ in mind.

About Nicki: Nicki is in her 40s and has always been into fitness, health and wellbeing. She has seen first hand how age and busy schedules are no barriers at all, if you have the right mindset and guidance. Bodies do change as we get older and so must our approach to health and fitness. Nicki believes that it’s not about spending hours in the gym every day or endless gruelling runs. Instead she fuses together the best of Pilates with cardio exercises into carefully curated classes lasting 10-30 minutes for mums and women approaching 40 and beyond. Nicki created niix for mums and women approaching 40 and beyond who she hopes to inspire the world over to become stronger, healthier and more confident about their bodies.

Clarissa Lenherr

10:30 - 11:20 How to Optimise Sleep Through Nutrition with Clarissa Lenherr

The National Sleep Foundation reveals that women between the ages of 30-60 average just 6 hours and 41 minutes of sleep per night, when the recommended target is between 7-9 for good health. And beyond just hours, over the age of 40, it has been shown that it is harder to enter deep modes of restorative sleep.  

Join Nutritionist Clarissa Lenherr for this Sleep Health Workshop where she will share her expert knowledge and leave you with top tips on how to optimize both your quality and quantity of sleep!

About Clarissa: Clarissa is a Harley Street, registered nutritionist and a graduate of the College of Natural Medicine. In her private practice, she's supported clients of all ages and she works with both families and individuals. She's also held nutrition workshops for over 150 different workplaces, including Ebay, Allen and Overy, Chanel, Universal Music Group Worldwide and Lloyds Bank.

Clarissa is passionate about helping people discover and celebrate nutritious food, and she specialises in weight management, digestive health, hormone balancing and auto-immune conditions.

Sarah Gorman

11:45 - 12:35 

BlendLiit with Sarah Gorman

This low impact, high energy, uplifting class, gives you and your entire body a bit of everything! The class starts with some non impact cardio with boxing inspired movement; blending neatly into some (barreless) barre work to tone and define, followed by some strength pilates to work on your core strength. The session will end with a short stretch and my work will be done!

About Sarah: Sarah’s dance and pilates classes have a style that flows seamlessly from beginning to end but with an energy like no other. Sarah has trained actors and celebrities in fitness, including Davina McCall. Her aim is to inspire you to feel empowered, strong and to find the love in movement.

14:00 - 14:45 Ultimate Guide to Skin Health in your 40s with Abigail James

14:00 - 14:45 Ultimate Guide to Skin Health in your 40s with Abigail James

An award-winning skincare and wellbeing expert, with a clinic in Mayfair London, known for her extensive knowledge, facial massage & results driven bespoke treatments, referred to in the press as “The Queen of Skin”. British born Abigail retrained as a therapist after a career within the food industry, now with over 20 years hands on experience as a therapist and many more qualifications under her belt.

Abigail established herself as one of the most respected facialist within the UK, well loved by the press, her clients and loyal global social following. Abigail published her first book Love your skin in 2018. Abigail juggles her career as a facialist, brand consultant, influencer and youtuber alongside being a mother of three.

Kimberley Wilson

15:30 - 16:15 Brain, Mood and Mental Health at Midlife with Kimberley Wilson, Chartered Psychologist

Midlife is a period of profound psychological and emotional change. It is also a crucial time to start protecting your long term brain health to reduce your risk of memory problems in later life. What's going on in the brain at midlife and what can you do to stay well mentally and emotionally?

About Kimberley: Kimberley Wilson is a Chartered Psychologist specialising in Whole Body Mental Health. She intends to transform the way we treat mental illness by integrating psychological therapy with evidence-based nutrition and lifestyle advice.

Hormone Havoc

16:30 - 17:30 Panel Talk: Hormone Havoc - What’s Going On? Peri-Menopause, Menopause, HRT & Other Treatment Options Explored

Chair: Katie Taylor, CEO & Founder of The Latte Lounge (an online platform for women over 40)

Panellists: Diane Danzebrink, Psychotherapist, Menopause Expert and Wellbeing Consultant; Dr Zoe Hodson, GP with a special interest in menopause

Join our panel of menopause experts as they share and explore the peri-menopause and menopause journey from both a personal and expert perspective.

Katie Taylor, Founder of the Latte Lounge suffered 4 years of debilitating peri-menopause symptoms at the age of 45.  She is passionate about supporting and signposting women through Peri-Menopause, menopause and indeed all areas of their midlife health and wellbeing.  Alongside Diane Danzebrink and Dr Zoe Hodson from Newson Health, we’ll be exploring how to notice peri-menopause and menopause symptoms, recognising how they are affecting you and the impact they can have on partners, family life and most importantly how and where and why to go for help!  Our experts will share menopause treatment options, bust the myths, explain the risks and share the benefits of the HRT route and also explore other treatment options, all to help empower and take control of your mid-life health and wellbeing. If you’re wondering what’s going on with your hormones, this is the session for you!

Lumity Life

Event Sponsor: Lumity

We are thrilled to announce Lumity Supplements as the official Life Begins @40 sponsor. Lumity is THE brand dedicated to helping you age successfully. Lumity’s comprehensive supplements provide targeted 24/7 nutrient rich support that naturally stimulates the body’s defences that decline as you age repairing, restoring and sustaining youthfulness at a cellular level.

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