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Achieve success in 2017: A masterclass in retraining your body and your brain

Guardian Masterclasses

Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (GMT)

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A day of talks, both practical and inspirational, designed to give you the confidence to transform your physical and psychological health

How often do you stop to consider how well you are living your life? In a world of digital distractions, we rarely pause to reflect on this question - neglecting our own needs and all too often succumbing to the pressures of modern life.

This inspirational masterclass will give you the opportunity to take the time out, consider what you would like to achieve in the coming year, and which areas of life deserve more attention. You will have the opportunity to develop your own action plan and take practical steps towards achieving a more healthy and successful life, the perfect way to start 2017. Book your place now and make the new year, your year.

This one-day workshop brings together three wellbeing thought leaders:

Dr Barbara Mariposa is an expert in workplace wellbeing. She will use insights from neuroscience to teach you how to develop good habits and maximise your potential. 

Chris Heron is an expert in the health and fitness industry. He will demystify the conflicting messages we receive about our health and help you on your own path to wellbeing. He will advise on the importance of nutrition and how to embrace exercise - and how to keep going.

Kirsten Sameuel has taken her own path of discovery from a corporate high flier to a wellbeing entrepreneur. She’ll teach you how to increase productivity, get a good night’s sleep and conquer your tech addiction.

The course will also cover

  • The Outer Game of Health - why sleep, nutrition and exercise are all crucial to our sense of wellbeing
  • The Inner Game of Health - why our thoughts and feelings often dominate our perceptions of what we can do
  • The impact of digital technology on wellbeing
  • Why our thoughts and feelings often dominate and what we can do about that 
  • The science of habits and how to wire in new ones
  • What the words lifestyle and wellbeing imply and how these culturally constructed concepts can make it harder for us to achieve our potential
  • How to build your own strengths-based wellbeing action plan based on what’s real for you and who you are

More about your tutors

Your host, Dr Barbara Mariposa, trained at the Royal Free Hospital, London, and has worked internationally, in general practice, psychiatry and public health. At medical school, she obtained a BSc in psychology. She is a thought leader in workplace wellbeing, emotional intelligence, mindfulness and leadership. She combines her scientific background, actor training, and longstanding meditation practice to help people master their wellbeing and succeed at every level.

Chris Heron is the founder of Shaping Change Ltd, and has set up a successful private members’ gym in London with more than 40 personal trainers. He has 17 years’ experience in the health and fitness industry. His clients include entrepreneurs, heads of schools, CEOs and city professionals. He is an expert in body transformation via nutrition, training and lifestyle advice. 

Kirsten Samuel is CEO of Kamwell Limited, an employee well being company that focuses on creating healthy, purposeful workplace cultures. After 10+ years of working in the City, she decided to leave the rat race to set up Kamwell.


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The Guardian
Kings Place
90 York Way
N1 9GU London
United Kingdom

Saturday, January 21, 2017 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (GMT)

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Guardian Masterclasses

Welcome to Guardian masterclasses – a unique programme of learning embedded within one of the world's most forward-thinking media organisations.

Masterclasses offer a broad range of short and long courses across a variety of disciplines from creative writing, journalism, photography and design, film and digital media, music and cultural appreciation.

Harnessing the expertise and specialisms within the organisation, our courses are led by first class and award winning guardian professionals whilst also drawing on the skills and expertise of other leading figures at the forefront of the creative and digital industries.

The programme is aimed at anyone interested in personal or professional development whether that be refining your skills, focusing your ambition or simply broadening your mind and gaining inspiration.

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