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Midlife, Menopause, Sex & Happiness Event

Forget anti-ageing and embrace the superpowers of age!

Rejuvage, the online community for peri- and menopausal peeps everywhere, invite you to their very first IRL event. The evening will cover all things sex and the truth about menopause in a relaxed and friendly environment with a line-up of expert speakers (and you’ll get a goodie bag!).

Our award-winning Store Manager Renee will join Rejuvage for the event, delivering a fun & interactive talk on how to boost both intensity and frequency of your orgasms.


When: Wednesday 13th June | 6:30pm

Where: The Hospital Club, 24 Endell Street, London WC2H 9HQ

Book Your Ticket Here: Midlife, Menopause, Sex & Happiness Workshop


Programme

6:00pm – 6:30pm – Arrival, glass of fizz

6.30pm – 6.45pm  – Louise Proddow – Introduction

6.45pm – 7.15pm  – Kathy Abernethy – Your Menopause

7.15pm – 7.45pm – Sarah Doherty – Midlife Sex & Relationships

7.45pm – 8.15pm – Renee Denyer – Orgasms, the Reality

8.15pm – Open Forum/Q&A Session


The Speakers

  • Kathy Abernethy MClinSci RN – Menopause Specialist & Chairman of The British Menopause Society and author of Menopause: A One Stop Guide.

Kathy has extensive clinical expertise as a Menopause Specialist, regularly seeing and advising women on all issues relating to menopausal health. An Independent Prescriber with a Masters degree in Community Gynaecology and Reproductive Healthcare, Kathy is Chair of the  British Menopause Society, the professional society for healthcare practitioners. Director of ‘the menopause course’ an educational initiative for nurses, designing and running study days, courses and events relating to menopause. Published author in nursing and lay press.

For women, Kathy offers private consultations at a South West London clinic and workplace sessions by invitation to improve understanding of the effects of menopause on home and work.

Kathy is a regular speaker to medics, nurses and other health professionals as well as at women’s events and is a contributor to books and magazines. She is the author of ‘Menopause: The One Stop Guide’, a book for women, which aims to help women to make informed decisions about all aspects of menopausal health.

 

  • Sarah Doherty BA (Hons); FdA; PG Dip; MBACP, COSRT– Sex and Relationship Therapist

Counseller and Physiotherapist.   Offers couples counselling, sex therapy and individual help for all types of relationship and sexual issues as well as stress, anxiety, depression, and anger.

 

  • Renée Denyer – Senior Store Manager & Sexuality Educator at Sh! 

The trusted go-to person for women needing advice around a diverse range of issues such as Vaginismus, post-menopausal sex and sex after sexual violence. Through her many years fronting the Sh! shop and its team, Renée have built good relationships with Doctors, Nurses, and Therapists all over the country, many of whom now send patients and clients to the award-winning shop in Shoreditch for advice. When not in the shop, she’s usually out and about, pulling her sex-toy-suitcase along to one of the many organisations, groups and events she’s invited to talk and/or present at.

For the past four years, Renée has written a regular column for ETO Magazine, Behind the Counter. She is regularly invited to share views, insights and tips & tricks with a wide range of online & print magazines and newspapers such as GraziaCosmopolitanMarie ClaireGlamourBuzzFeedThe DebriefEvening StandardThe SunFlavour MagazineDIVA MagazineMirrorAmor MagazineSveriges Radio (Swedish Radio), BloombergSoFeminine and The Guardian.

 

  • Nicky Gaylor – Sylk, Managing Director

With over 12 years experience working in Advertising at top London agencies including Triangle and Billington Cartmell (now Hey Human), I was delighted to join Sylk as Marketing Director in 2007. This coincided with the birth of my first child and provided the perfect work/life balance for this next chapter of my life. Now on the verge of being peri–menopausal with a daughter who is pre-pubescent, I have a real understanding of the health issues that women face as they age and a huge interest in driving awareness of the menopause and the products that can really help make a difference.

 

  • Nicola Davies – Sylk, Communications

Joining the Sylk Team five years ago felt like a really natural step for me. My background in business administration and communications combined with my interest in women’s health issues made working with Sylk a great fit. I’ve always had a real interest and passion for women’s health. Growing up with a gynae nurse for a mother will do that to you! Talking about women’s issues was completely normal part of daily life in our house, so I’m determined to put women’s health on the map, and keep the conversation going.

 

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