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Welcome to my blog, with news of my Shiatsu massage practice in Suffolk, exercise classes and cooking workshops, some views on events and happenings locally and abroad....and more.....
Trish Dent

Thursday, 3 August 2017

Fermentation Workshop Saturday 14th October

Wild Fermentation Workshop
Saturday 14th October
10am to 12.30pm

We'll be at Spexhall Village Hall where I'll be demonstrating how to make traditional sauerkraut and a Suffolk version of Kimchi. I'll be showing you how easy it is to make your own milk kefir and will have some grains available for you to create this healing drink. They'll be a fabulous fermented beetroot drink, tasty and great for your gut and plenty of interesting foods, flavours and ideas to try. You'll get a chance to make your own vegetable ferment from a host of seasonal produce.  You can even bring your own garden vegetable glut to begin fermenting.
Go to my Fermenting page for more info about the wonderful health benefits of fermented foods and drinks
Cost is £30 and includes a glass jar for your own ferment to take away.
Booking essential.
email me for a booking form.
This is an Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival Fringe Event

Friday, 12 May 2017

New Ultimate Prebiotic Ferment

I've been researching the benefits of inulin, a soluble fibre that helps combat constipation and also feeds your natural microbiome (gut bacteria). One of the best sources is asparagus, ideally consumed raw. For me there are two options: either marinate asparagus or ferment it. I'm going for the second option today as fermenting means it will keep a long time. Perfect time of year as it's in season and local. I'll let you know how it tastes (the white thing on top of the asparagus tips is a piece of cabbage to stop them rising up the jar and spoiling).
Come to my forthcoming Wild Fermentation Workshop on Saturday 10th June to discover more about the benefits of fermenting easily and safely at home.

Sunday, 26 March 2017

Time for a Spring Clean?

An internal one, that is. Our bodies become overloaded with chemical toxins and pesticides, as well as too much food. Spring is the ideal time to begin a cleanse to give your liver the help it needs to work effectively for you.
Come to my Heal your Gut workshops to find how to gently cleanse your entire system and restore it with health-giving foods. Go to my Cooking Classes page (right) for more details, or email me now.

Thursday, 23 February 2017

Fermentation Workshop

A short introductory workshop to give you the fundamentals of fermenting, how to create tasty healthy fermented vegetables to boost your immune system. You'll also be able to sample other fermented foods and drinks. Full instructions given and you'll leave with your own jar of ferments veggies.
Saturday 18th March
10am to 12.30pm
at Leiston Centre for Wellbeing
Go to the Cooking Classes page for details

Monday, 30 January 2017

Yoga Workshop

My Okido Yoga teacher Tomoko Mori returns once again to Suffolk to lead a Spring yoga workshop. The date will be Saturday 11th March.
The workshop will be at the beautifully refurbished Theberton Village Hall. We begin at 10am and finish at 3.30pm.
The morning programme is Exercsie, Breathing and Asanas after which we'll break for a light homemade lunch.
In the afternoon we'll share a relaxing ginger compress and finish with Meditation.
The cost of the day, including lunch, will be £60.
For more details about Okido Yoga, please visit their UK website
email workshop queries to myself or Book online here

Monday, 9 January 2017

Individual and small group Yoga and stretches

Looking for a small exercise group or seeking one-to-one tuition in yoga for health and wellbeing?
Stiff or supple, we all benefit from exercise. I will share practical exercises that are achievable with your particular body-type and level of health.
Individual and group sessions (4 maximum) by appointment only.





email me for potential times/dates and rates,
or phone me on 07530 699985.

Sessions are at my new private studio in Spexhall.

Saturday, 31 December 2016

New Year, New Exercise Classes

My popular Shiatsu Stretch Exercise Classes begin on Thursday 5th January 2017 at Theberton village hall. New participants are welcome. See the Exercise and Stretch Classes page on the right for more info.

Tuesday, 11 October 2016

Heal Your Gut Cooking Workshop.....date change

Duh....well, I have to admit that I managed to double-book myself. So I have had to defer my cooking workshop to the 26th November....yes, that's a Saturday, so book with me now to find out how you can create a fundamental shift in your wellbeing and boost your immune system, naturally.

Friday, 30 September 2016

New Garden Venue

 We've been busy over the summer creating my wonderful new treatment and exercise room. My new log cabin is private and tucked away at the rear of our tranquil garden. Inside, although cosy, the wood-lined room is spacious and not overly fussy, allowing clients to feel at ease in the peace and quiet. My house and the new garden room is set amongst fields a mile from the main Spexhall road. 
I'm offering £5 off your first treatment, one-to-one yoga session or health consultation in my new space.
That's me inside, just the finishing touches of blinds and curtains to put up this weekend. I hope you love this space as much as I do!
I look forward to seeing you here.
tel: 01986 780939
Or email me for an appointment.

Friday, 16 September 2016

It's never too late to get fit

It's never too late to begin improving your fitness. At 97 years, Charles still goes to work and works out in the gym 3 times a week. As an octogenarian he took on a personal trainer to help him get fitter. Click here to read his story on the BBC website.

Monday, 5 September 2016

Wild Fermentation

Once you've mastered the principles, fermenting your own foods is easy and inexpensive. My next Fermentation Class is on Saturday 17th September. Come and find out how to transform vegetables, nuts, seeds and beans into foods and drinks to boost your immune system. If you have a vegetable surplus, fermenting is an excellent preservation technique. There's more information on my Cooking Classes page. Please email me if you're interested in attending.

Sunday, 4 September 2016

Exercise Classes

My popular Shiatsu Stretch Exercise Classes will begin on Thursday 15th September. For ongoing participants, the classes will begin at 10am. For newcomers there will be a new class starting at 11.30am. Venue will be the lovely Theberton Village Hall. 
For more information click on my Exercise Classes page.