Fibroid Series 2021

Fibroid Series 2021

A 12 week health educational programme to support women in the African and Caribbean Diaspora

Have Fibroids affected your quality of life? Are you wondering about a holistic approach to managing your condition? Do you need more support in dealing with the impact of Fibroids?

The Fibroid Series 2021 health education programme will be delivered over 12 weeks through a carefully planned series of online sessions. Each session has been designed to present informative and engaging physical activities, seminars and live demonstrations to help manage and reduce the impacts of Fibroids.

Important note: You can enrol at anytime throughout the 12 week programme. The duration of the full programme is 12 hours based on 1 hour per week.

Programme Breakdown

Week Date Speaker Session

Week 1

May 11

Candice Bryan

The Fibroid Series: Welcome & Induction

This session welcomes women onto the course where we meet & greet, explore what lies ahead for the coming weeks, discuss expectations, course outcomes and meet the team behind the Fibroid Series 2021.

Week 2

May 18

Dr Kamilah Vidale-Ellis

An approach to identifying and managing fibroids from a General Practice perspective

This session will explore what are fibroids and the various types. We’ll look at the symptoms, diagnosis-risk factors, causes, management and lifestyle measures and explore secondary care.

Week 3

May 25

Claudine J Thornhill

Hormone Harmony: 5 Keys to Eating, Living & Being Well with Fibroids

This session will take a holistic approach to explore the dietary and lifestyle contributors to hormone imbalance and fibroids. We'll look at how to address fibroids through a hormone balancing diet and a balanced lifestyle. Participants will leave with 5 practical tips that they can implement straight away to support their womb health both physically and emotionally.

Week 4

June 1

Leah Salmon

Food Preparation Techniques & Healthy Eating For Fibroids Management & Reduction

There is a definite link between diet and the development, symptoms and management of fibroids. Learning how your diet could be helping or hindering your journey with fibroids is vitally important, yet cost effective and easy to implement. During this session you'll discover the link between diet and fibroids. as well as foods, recipes, food preparation techniques and natural supplements that can support your journey.

Week 5

June 8

Charmaine (Heket) Murray

Holistic Knowledge of womb healing & womb yoga through movement

This session will be a combination of information about how to womb cleanse using nature's herbal medicine, movement through womb yoga to manage fibroids and balance out your hormones. We will cover diet and explore why is takes a holistic process to cleanse the womb.  A womb yoga practice to support to balance out feminine energies as well as get the body moving to aid in the womb cleansing process.

Week 6

June 15

British Caribbean Doctors and Dentist Association (BCDD)

A conversation with members of the British Caribbean Doctors and Dentist Association (BCDD)

A conversation with members of the British Caribbean Doctors and Dentist Association with:

  • Dr Stacey Picart, Specialist Registrar in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Dr Kamilah Vidale-Ellis, General Practitioner
  • Dr Stacey Bryan, General Practitioner & Subspecialty Trainee Gynaecological Oncology

Week 7

June 22

Judy Nkechukwu

'Knock knock; womb's there?'

This workshop will be presented using a creative approach to look, listen, smell, taste and feel how and what our bodies might be telling us. Are we OK? Let's find out with Judy Nkechukwu - Dramatherapist, Counsellor and Clinical Supervisor.

Week 8

June 29

Olivia Haltman

The Emotional Impacts of Fibroids

This session will create a safe space to explore and discuss how Fibroids can affect women, their family and friends emotionally. How these effects can impact our relationships (friends and family) and how to support each other.

Week 9

July 6

Imani Sorhaindo

Eliminate Toxins through Breath Therapy and Mindfulness

Stress is one of the major contributors to toxic-overload, leading to oestrogen imbalances and fibroids. This workshop aims to introduce women to correct breathing techniques as part of a daily detoxification programme, and to introduce practical strategies to heal and transform lives through the power of mindfulness and breathwork.

Week 10

July 13

Elizabeth Amoaa

Speak up and seek early diagnosis and appropriate treatment

This session delves into the world of the passionate Woman’s Reproductive Health Advocate Elizabeth Amoaa who shares her journey and why it’s incredibly important for women to speak up and seek early diagnosis.

Week 11

July 20

Marion Kandake Makonnen

The role of herbal medicines for fibroids

This session will help women to better their understanding of the categories of herbs used in fibroid treatment, understanding the importance of nutrition in fibroid treatment and managing the effects of fibroids herbally.

Week 12

July 27

Abi Begho & Sandra Imazenobe

The Fibroid Series:  Closing & Evaluation

This final session brings the programme to a close with open discussions, a look back on how we met your expectations and the next steps for you.

When: May 11

Session: The Fibroids Series: Welcome & Induction

Speaker: Candice Bryan

Details: This session welcomes women onto the course where we meet & greet, explore what lies ahead for the coming weeks, discuss expectations, course outcomes and meet the team behind the Fibroid Series 2021.

 

When: May 18

Session: An approach to identifying and managing fibroids from a General Practice perspective

Speaker: Dr Kamilah Vidale-Ellis

Details: This session will explore what are fibroids and the various types.  We’ll look at the symptoms, diagnosis-risk factors, causes, management and lifestyle measures and explore secondary care.

When: May 25

Session: 5 Keys to Eating, Living & Being Well with Fibroids

Speaker: Claudine J Thornhill

Details: This session will take a holistic approach to explore the dietary and lifestyle contributors to hormone imbalance and fibroids. We’ll look at how to address fibroids through a hormone balancing diet and a balanced lifestyle. Participants will leave with 5 practical tips that they can implement straight away to support their womb health both physically and emotionally.

When: June 1

Session: Food Preparation Techniques & Healthy Eating For Fibroids Management & Reduction

Speaker: Leah Salmon

Details: There is a definite link between diet and the development, symptoms and management of fibroids. Learning how your diet could be helping or hindering your journey with fibroids is vitally important, yet cost effective and easy to implement. During this session you’ll discover the link between diet and fibroids. as well as foods, recipes, food preparation techniques and natural supplements that can support your journey.

When: June 8

Session: Holistic Knowledge of womb healing & womb yoga through movement

Speaker: Charmaine (Heket) Murray

Details: This session will be a combination of information about how to womb cleanse using nature’s herbal medicine, movement through womb yoga to manage fibroids and balance out your hormones. We will cover diet and explore why is takes a holistic process to cleanse the womb.  A womb yoga practice to support to balance out feminine energies as well as get the body moving to aid in the womb cleansing process.

When: June 15

Session: British Caribbean Doctors and Dentist Association (BCDD)

Detail: A conversation with members of the British Caribbean Doctors and Dentist Association with

  • Dr Stacey Picart, Specialist Registrar in Obstetrics & Gynaecology
  • Dr Kamilah Vidale-Ellis, General Practitioner
  • Dr Stacey Bryan, General Practitioner & Subspecialty Trainee Gynaecological Oncology

When: June 22

Session: ‘Knock knock; womb’s there?’

Speaker: Judy Nkechukwu

Details: This workshop will be presented using a creative approach to look, listen, smell, taste and feel how and what our bodies might be telling us. Are we OK? Let’s find out with Judy Nkechukwu – Dramatherapist, Counsellor and Clinical Supervisor.

When: June 29

Session: The Emotional Impacts of Fibroids

Details: This session will create a safe space to explore and discuss how Fibroids can affect women, their family and friends emotionally. How these effects can impact our relationships (friends and family) and how to support each other.

When: July 6

Session: Eliminate Toxins through Breath Therapy and Mindfulness

Speaker: Imani Sorhaindo

Details: Stress is one of the major contributors to toxic-overload, leading to oestrogen imbalances and fibroids. This workshop aims to introduce women to correct breathing techniques as part of a daily detoxification programme, and to introduce practical strategies to heal and transform lives through the power of mindfulness and breathwork.

When: July 13

Session: Speak up and seek early diagnosis and appropriate treatment

Speaker: Elizabeth Amoaa

Details: This session delves into the world of the passionate Woman’s Reproductive Health Advocate Elizabeth Amoaa who shares her journey and why it’s incredibly important for women to speak up and seek early diagnosis.

When: July 20

Session: The role of herbal medicines for fibroids

Speaker: Marion Kandake Makonnen

Details: This session will help women to better their understanding of the categories of herbs used in fibroid treatment, understanding the importance of nutrition in fibroid treatment and managing the effects of fibroids herbally.

When: July 27

Session: The Fibroid Series:  Closing & Evaluation

Speaker: Abi Begho & Sandra Imazenobe

Details: This final session brings the programme to a close with open discussions, a look back on how we met your expectations and the next steps for you.

Our Speakers

Leah Salmon

Founder of The Naturally You Coach

Best selling author, speaker, nutritionist & life coach & live blood analyst.

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Judy Nkechukwu

Psychotherapist

Dramatherapist, Counsellor and Clinical Supervisor.

Website

Imani Sorhaindo

Founder of KMT Rising Ltd

Imani Sorhaindo is a Qualified Holistic Health Practitioner and Fibroid Coach.

Website

Charmaine Murray

Womb Health Practitioner

Womb health practitioner, Aromatheropist, Birth doula, pregnancy, baby yoga and infant massage teacher.

Website

Claudine Thornhill

Naturopathic Nutritional Therapist & Health Coach

Claudine Thornhill is an award-winning, Forbes and BBC featured Naturopathic Nutritional Therapist, Wellness Coach.

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Dr. Kamilah Vidale - Ellis

Forensic Medical Examiner

GP working in South London as well as a forensic medical examiner with the Havens.

Elizabeth Amoaa

Founder of Speciallady Awareness

Elizabeth Amoaa is a Woman Reproductive Health Advocate and Founder of Speciallady Awareness.

Website

Marion Kandake Makonnen

Holistic Health Practioner

Kandake Makonnen has been in the field of holistic health for over 30 years and in clinical practice for over 12 years working in the private health care.

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Olivia Haltman

Accredited Humanistic Integrated Counsellor

Olivia Haltman is an Accredited Humanistic Integrated Counsellor, Clinical Supervisor and EMDR Practitioner with over 14 years of experience in various areas.

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Includes additional bonus sessions and free mental health support

Natasha May Powell

Performance Coach & Registered Senior Occupational Therapist

A qualified Performance Coach and a Registered Senior Occupational Therapist with over 10 years of clinical experience in NHS helping individuals, young adults, elderly, groups within NHS, and international places such as Romania and Tanzania.

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We are proud members of the Global Fibroid Alliance (GFA)

Fibroid Series 2021

After hosting two annual fibroid series events in 2017 and 2018, we’ve spent some time reviewing feedback from our guests to revive the Fibroid Series into a much needed programme rather than a one off event. We are proud to announce that the Fibroid Series is now an online 12 week health education programme with speakers dedicating a full hour to the important topics our guest said they would like us to cover!

Programme Outline

Each one hour session has been designed to present informative and engaging physical activities, seminars and live demonstrations to help manage and reduce the impacts of Fibroids. The programme will cover a range of topics delivered by a variety of wellbeing practitioners, healthcare professionals, fibroids specialist and health coaches.

Outcomes

By the end of the 12 week health education programme we want women to be empowered to manage their condition and reduce the impacts of fibroids with: Access to private FaceBook group, Lifetime access to course recording, 12 weeks health education, Access to over 15 healthcare practitioners, Downloadable fibroids guide, Fibroids recipe cards, Healthy eating guide and an African yoga guide.

Book your space

To book your space visit our eventbrite page here and discover more about the excellent presenters who will be taking you through 12 weeks of powerful health education related to fibroids.

This programme has received match funding from the Global Fund for Children/Phoenix Fund. We therefore have limited number of funded tickets for students and people on universal credit. Please email us about this request info@noirewellness.com. Terms and conditions apply.