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SPAFEST  2024  

10th – 12th September 2024


SpaFest 2024 will focus on mental wellbeing, sustainability, and health with connections through workshops and open discussion.  The aim is to empower leaders across the health and wellbeing sector to come together as a community as a force for good. This year focuses on the vital changes within the Health Sector and Wellbeing sector in terms of the need to “join up the dots” and recognise the benefits of inclusivity.

Clothing – please don’t wear business attire.  Wear casual clothing that you love and that is comfortable. Optional but ideally – Bring a mat, warm blanket and warm clothing.

Registration available from 10th September from 1300 with check in for rooms from 1600.  Storage for baggage is available. Light lunches available at a cost.

No obligatory sales meetings – just authentic connections and conversations.


Tuesday 10th September

1500 – 1630      Are you checked in or checked out? Showing Up with Jamie Edwards, Trained Brain™

1700                Sea Soul Healing and Beach Clean with Pippa Best and Avril Greenaway

1830                 Connections and Conversations over Pre dinner Drinks

1930                 Welcome Dinner provided by The St Moritz Executive Chef and a warm welcome from the St Moritz team

Wednesday 11th September 2022

Resilience and Compassion

Choose from the following:

For Early Risers

One hour Wellbeing Workshops – 7.15 for 7.30

7.30 –  8.30 Sound Healing Ceremony with Jill Russell, The Gong Whisperer  –  Experience a cosmic sounscape whilst being held in Mother Nature.  Warm clothing and a towel or yoga mat required.

7.30 – 8.30      Sea immersion – a Blue Health experience (all)

Deepen your nature connection as we walk down to the beach for a morning swim (or a paddle) and a creative Blue Health session with Lizzi Larbalestier, Pippa Best and Avril Greenaway. Warm clothing, good walking shoes, swimwear and towels or dri-robes required.

Welcome from Pippa for walk to beach, with a mindful Blue Health session

Beach clean to gather more materials for Avril’s H’art from the Sea workshop.


For Restful Risers

Healthy Breakfast in the Restaurant for all from 08.30 – 09.30

9.30 am            Opening SpaFest 2024 – Amanda Winwood & Made for Life Foundation Trustees

10.00 am          The Neuroscience of Mental Health and Management of Pain – a discussion and workshop with Louise Baker, Applied Neuroscience specialist, Amanda Winwood, Founder Made for Life Foundation  Deborah O’Nyons, Clinical Leadership, NHS England

11.00                Tea Break

11.30 am          Grounding with the Earth – Kari Herbert, Author, Artist, Polar Explorer and Justin Wiggan, Internal Garden –  An exploration of the positive health benefits of links with the land. Life lessons and learnings on survival and growth

12.30 pm          Lunch and connections

2.00 pm            Iain Bell – Being well throughout Life.  Nutritional, Mental and physical health tips with a focus on Menopause with Q & A with Dani Binnington, Founder – Menopause & Cancer CIC

3.00 pm            A little break to catch the breath

3.30 pm            The Real Conversation – How do we re-energise integrative wellbeing and enhance connections?

Hosted by Emma Jane North with Arif Isikgun, Award winning Consultant, Tabitha James Kraan, CEO/Founder Tabitha JK, Teresa O Farrell, Global Wellness Directo, The Dorchester Collection

4.15 pm             Workshops:

Resilience with Kay Pennington

One to one’s with Jamie Edwards

Neil Carpenter – Product evaluation with new IFRA 51 regulations

Justin Wiggan – Internal Garden

The H(ART) of the Sea – art and plastic with Avril, Cleaner Seas Project

Mini Hand on Heart™ Touch Therapy treatments


5.30 pm            Communal Sound Bath and Rebirth Chant

7 pm for 7.30 pm Get your Cornish stripes on ready for a rum cocktail and connections at 7.00 pm

Drinks followed by Dinner and Ceilidh


Thursday 12th September

Early Risers – Meet at 7.00 am for

7.30  Sea and Sound Lizzi with Sound Healing by the Sea with Jill Russell, The Gong Whisperer

7.30 Yoga with Gill Sadler, Golowi

09.00 Healthy Breakfast

09.45 am The Power of Sound and Movement Power up with dance – Gill Sadler, Golowi

11.00 am Feed your Soul.  Feed your Heart – with Dani Binnington, Julia Leckey and Carly Moosah

11.45 am Reflections and pledges

12.45 pm It’s a wrap. Lunch and Celebration of Life

2.00 pm SpaFest closes. Until next time……


Ticket Price is a VAT free donation of £375 to the Made for Life Foundation.

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