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Stylist Live 2018: the wellness workshops you can’t afford to miss

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Emily Reynolds
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Our annual Festival of Inspiration, Stylist Live, is returning to Olympia London this November and tickets are now on sale. 

From the 9-11 November, Stylist Live is taking over Olympia London for an unmissable three-day festival, featuring a mix of over 60 sessions and 100 speakers across our four stages.

There’s something for everyone – from bookworms to those of you focusing on your career.

Want to focus on wellness? We’ve got just the thing for you. Here’s our guide to the best wellness workshops and talks taking place this weekend. 

Stylist Self Care Sessions: Motherhood

What is it?

The sleepless nights, the pressure to ‘bounce back’, the search for your new identity; no wonder more than a third of new mothers have experienced mental health issues. In this session join presenter, writer and the founder of @MAKEMOTHERHOODDIVERSE, Candice Braithwaite and Clio Wood an expert in pre and post-natal wellbeing and, the founder of @andbreathepostnatal, to hear more about maternal self care - and why it’s more important than ever.

When is it?

Friday, 11:30 – 12:00, Grow Stage

Techiquette: Stop being a slave to your phone 

What is it?

Explore the rules, strategies and boundaries we need to realistically live a happier online lifestyle - and actually enjoy our screen time with author of ‘Stop Staring at Screens’, Tanya Goodin. Because ‘digital detoxes’ are offline luxuries that only come around once in a blue moon…

When is it?

Friday, 14:00 – 14:30, Lead Stage

Stylist Self Care Sessions: Mental Health

What is it?

The stats say one in three will experience mental illness, but we don’t need to be ill to make time for our mind’s wellbeing. So, how can we all benefit from the boom in the mental health conversation? Join us as we delve into the self care movement - and what taking a proactive approach to the health of our brain really looks like broadcaster, activist and writer Natasha Devon.

When is it?

Saturday, 11:30 – 12:00, Grow Stage

Sort Your Sh*t Out! The Truth About Gut Health

What is it?

A happy tummy can be the root to our overall physical - and mental - wellbeing, but when it comes to our body’s ‘second brain’ do we really know what to believe for the best? In this session join Lisa and Alana (aka The Mac Twins) to separate fact from fiction - so we can all get back to trusting our gut.

When is it?

Saturday, 12:25 – 12:55, Lead Stage

Mental Health & Me

What is it?

Col. Dame Kelly Holmes is one of the UK’s most popular athletes, setting and still holding the British records in the 600m, 800m and 1000m, but she struggled with her mental health throughout her career highs, and lows. Stylist’s Editor-in-Chief, Lisa Smosarski, will sit with Kelly to discuss her incredible career, the mental health challenges she has faced and the benefits of opening up.

When is it?

Saturday, 14:25 – 14:55, Spark Stage

Diversity in Wellness: Is the industry finally changing?

What is it?

Previously viewed as an ‘exclusive club’ reserved for polished ‘yoga bunnies’, fitness gurus and ‘clean eaters’, we talk to experts such as nutritionist Le’Nise Brothers, yoga instructor Sanchia Legister and fitness blogger India Morse - who are all at the top of their field - about how they’re making change within the industry – and what broader representation in the wellness industry really means.

When is it?

Saturday, 15:40 – 16:20, Grow Stage

This Talk Will Make You Calmer

What is it?

Join award-winning writer, broadcaster, designer, and now wellness enthusiast, Fearne Cotton, as she delves into the realities of catching your breath, stepping back and finding calm. In this exclusive interview and workshop she is joined by an expert breathing coach Rebecca Dennis, as the pair unearth the power of accessing our full potential through our breath.

When is it?

Sunday, 15:00 – 16:00, Thrive Studio

Tickets

General Admission - £15

Our General Admission ticket is perfect for a day of shopping, pampering, and inspiration across all our open stages. With over 20 sessions to choose from each day, over 250 pop-ups to shop from, free pampering across the show floor, plus street food and our central bar, you’ll be spoilt for choice.

Includes:
Complimentary drink upon arrival
Access to all open stage sessions and talks
Access to the Stylist Catwalk

Thrive Studio - £30

Upgrade your Stylist Live experience with our re-purposed Thrive Studio. This ticket gives you everything at General Admission level, and more. Thrive Studio sessions take place in a more intimate, closed-off, exclusive space allowing you to learn more, do more, and reflect more without interruption. These sessions have limited availability to ensure you have the opportunity to listen, ask questions, and feel totally engaged and relaxed.

Includes:
Complimentary drink upon arrival
Access to all open stage sessions and talks
Access to the Stylist Catwalk
Entry to your choice of Thrive Studio session

VIP Lounge - £90

The ultimate day out. Relax and let yourself be pampered in our VIP Lounge area. Escape the hustle and bustle of the rest of the event as you take time to sit down, enjoy a complimentary drink, bite to eat, or beauty treatment in this bespoke space.

Includes:
Goody bag worth over £150
All-day access to the Stylist VIP Suite
One complimentary beauty treatment
Complimentary food and soft drinks
Two complimentary cocktails or non-alcoholic alternative
Priority access to the Stylist Catwalk

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