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Rooted Bodies

Connecting with Nature as we Journey through Menopause

Join us for a seasonal gathering where we'll embrace nature and this transformative phase of midlife.

  • Welcome Circle: Start each gathering with a warm welcome circle. Introduce yourself, share your journey through midlife, as much or as little as you like. It's a gentle, supportive space.

  • Mindfulness and Movement: Experience meditation and gentle movement led by Ali, our yoga teacher and menopause specialist.

  • Seasonal Crafts and Activities: Dive into hands-on experiences with Charlotte and Paula, our Forest School facilitators. From whittling with green wood to experimenting with natural dyes

  • Relaxation and Exploration: Relax in the beautiful Old Orchard space. Swing on the rope swing, lounge in hammocks, or browse our selection of books on herbs, nature, and menopause.

  • Personal Support: We'll be on hand for a chat, offer support and and guide you through activities. We can also share resources tailored to your interests and needs.

  • Refreshments: Enjoy seasonal homemade cordials, herbal teas, and snacks. Our onsite compost toilet means no worries about nature calls.

  • Limited Availability: To ensure comfort, we offer two subsidised spots each month.

  • Your Space, Your Community: Rediscover yourself in this supportive environmentA seasonal gathering where we will root ourselves in nature and explore this powerful time in our lives.  


Ali Masterman - Menopause Yoga Teacher


Ali Masterman is a yoga teacher with 17 years of experience, knowledge, and training.  She specialises in using Restorative, Yin, and Meditation techniques to support women in peri-menopause and menopause.  She is a member of The British Menopause Society and is a Menopause Yoga certified teacher, the only recognised menopause for yoga teacher training in the UK. Ali shares her time between teaching her extensive list of private clients, teaching at top London yoga studio triyoga, and teaching and supporting individuals on a variety of different yoga training programmes.

Meet The Team

Charlotte Pearson - Educator

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Charlotte Pearson has been a qualified teacher for over 20 years, creating stimulating learning environments which prioritise play, creativity, and storytelling. She is also a Forest School leader and really enjoys providing a safe and nurturing space where learners can freely explore, take risks, be curious, and learn more about their place in the natural world. Charlotte has a keen interest in plants and their many uses, from medicine to craft, and is fascinated by the folklore and traditions surrounding our native trees and flowers. Nature connection has played an important part in Charlotte’s own menopause journey.

A chance to rediscover our connection to ourselves and nature during our second spring

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