Our special collaboration with Heartcore celebrates self-care practices to support your body, mind and growth.
As part of the Insight Collective’s ongoing mission to showcase inspiring individuals, to enable perceptive conversations around personal growth and to create a meaningful space to network, we proudly present an all-star panel.
Laura Thomas is a renowned nutritionist and wellness advocate based in London helping people to understand their food. She hosts a podcast called ‘Don’t Salt My Game’ and was the Nutritionist for the 2017 BBC1 documentary Mind Over Marathon. Laura’s first book is due out in January 2019.
Lily Silverton is a Wellbeing Writer and Yoga Teacher who is passionate about wellness, yoga, body image, mental health, and self-care, writing for publications such as Refinery29 and DOSE. She is creative, has a strong community spirit and also teaches yoga to amputees.
Roya Hekmatpanah is a former corporate who has experienced the physical and mental pressures of City life. She is now a mindfulness teacher devoted to helping people effect change.
We are delighted to welcome back Josie Cox, Business Editor of The Independent as our Chair. Josie will lead the panel discussion on what it takes to Fuel your Life.
Further panellist to be announced!
- Welcome drink
- Introduction by Jess Schuring, Founder of Heartcore
- Meditation workshop with Roya
- Panel discussion
- Networking drinks and nibbles
- Goodie bags for all guests at event close
Laura Thomas, PhD is an AfN Registered Nutritionist and Certified Intuitive Eating Counsellor specialising in Intuitive Eating, Mindful Eating, and weight inclusive and non-diet nutrition. She has a BSc in Health Sciences from the University of Aberdeen, a PhD in Nutritional Sciences from Texas A&M University, and completed her Post-Doctoral research at Cornell University in behaviour change. She is the host of Don’t Salt My Game podcast and was the Nutritionist for the 2017 BBC1 documentary Mind Over Marathon. She established the London Centre for Intuitive Eating in 2017 to help clients and train clinicians in Intuitive Eating. Her first book, Just Eat It: How to get your shit together around food will be published by Bluebird Books in January 2019.
Lily Silverton is a wellbeing writer and teacher with over 20 years of yoga, mindfulness, and meditation experience. An Advanced Yin Yoga teacher and Yoga Therapist, she teaches body positive yoga that places function over aesthetics, and holds a core belief that yoga and meditation can be for everyone. She writes frequently on wellness, yoga, body image, mental health, and self-care for publications such as Refinery29 and DOSE. In addition to her weekly classes, Lily delivers regular workshops for Soho House, Chess Club, Instagram, and Facebook, and works as the Head of Yoga & Wellbeing for Raw Press. Much of her teaching is community focused, and she has taught sessions and designed programmes for many charities including Crisis, Young Roots, Camden Volunteering Programme, and Bridge Metal Health.
Roya Hekmatpanah is a mindfulness teacher. Her calling is to share this practice and way of being with all who are seeking more peace in their lives. She is a student of mindfulness, sharing her journey with others and discovering with them. She was formally trained at Bangor University’s Centre for Mindfulness Research and Practice. Roya has a background in the financial world working for a leading professional services firm with a portfolio of global clients so has experienced the physical and mental demands this lifestyle asks of us. She now works with her family business and is therefore closely acquainted with the pressures of running your own organisation. She believes change happens one person at a time starting with ourselves.