Meet the experts


We’re excited to have a number of wellbeing experts available to give insightful workshops either face to face or via Zoom, during your time at Wootton Park Wellness. Simply choose the subject matter which will be most beneficial to your team and we will do the rest.
Andrea Bayles Nutrition

Andrea Bayles Nutrition

Nutritional Therapist

Nutrition Workshop

90 – 120 min face-to-face presentation plus Q&A (Zoom also available)

Award winning expert nutritionalist Andrea Bayles, talks about the gut-brain connection and the simple measures we can all take to lead a happier and healthier lifestyle. Mental wellbeing is one of the most important aspects of our health. In order to support our emotional wellbeing, mental health and overall health, we need to understand the link between the gut and the brain.

In her workshop, Andrea highlights how the gut-brain axis are intricately linked and how gut health is of paramount importance when it comes to supporting mental and emotional wellness.

Jon Burgess

Jon Burgess

Wellbeing Coach

Workplace Wellbeing Workshop

90 min face-to-face presentation plus Q&A (Zoom also available)

In this engaging workshop, Jon takes a 360 degree approach to Wellbeing. Together, you will explore the most important principles and practical actions to take to improve mental, physical and emotional wellbeing. You will be inspired to take responsibility for your own health and will take away a clear, personal action plan to implement into daily life.

Jon is well practiced at supporting businesses to create a wellbeing culture in the workplace that helps employees look, feel and function better.

Positive Menopause - Sarah Cale (Founder) and Pauline Maddon

Positive Menopause - Sarah Cale (Founder) and Pauline Maddon

Menopause Leaders / Advisors and Mentors

Menopause and the Workplace Workshop

60-90 min face-to-face presentation plus Q&A (Zoom also available)

Approximately 13 million women in the UK are either Peri or Post Menopausal with symptoms lasting for up to 15 years. The fastest-growing demographic within the workplace are women over 50, although menopause symptoms can start in the 30’s.

It’s vital that Business Owners, HR Managers and other team members fully understand what some employees might be experiencing and ensure they are provided with the support and understanding required.

Kirsty Lilley

Kirsty Lilley

Mental Health and Wellbeing Workplace Trainer & Educator

Managing Mental Health in the Workplace Workshop

90 – 120 min face-to-face presentation plus Q&A

Kirsty is an experienced and award-winning mental health trainer, coach, mindfulness and self-compassion facilitator. Kirsty covers a range of workplace related topics and is available to run anything from a 90 minute to half and full day workshops.

From Managing Mental Health in the Workplace to delivering a Stress and Anxiety Relief Toolkit, these evidence based workshops teach line managers, supervisors and team members proven ways to manage anxiety and stress.

John Earls

John Earls

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Teacher

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) Workshops, Retreats and Courses

120 – 180 min face-to-face presentation

John has a masters degree in the psychology of mindfulness and is currently researching how to treat burnout in the workplace using mindfulness and exercise as part of a Phd. He is one of a few fully accredited mindfulness based stress reduction (MBSR) teachers in the UK and is an experienced yoga master.

John is an expert at using mindfulness practically in the workplace to improve communication, handle conflict and to develop a positive culture. John also has many years working with the general public helping them to overcome stress, anxiety and depression.


Inspired To Change - Louise Squires

Inspired To Change - Louise Squires

Clinical Hypnotherapist

Resilience Workshop

90 – 120 min face-to-face presentation plus Q&A (Zoom also available)

Why does your brain responds with stress and anxiety to every day events? How can we influence it to find a better response? Louise delves into why we think the way we do. By understanding your brain’s motivations for negative thinking, we can learn techniques to turn negative thinking into positive thinking. The techniques can be applied immediately to literally change the way your brain works.

Positive brain training helps build resilience and wellbeing so you can be more focused, creative, productive and happier both at work and at home. 

Blue Light Wellbeing - Hannah Bailey

Blue Light Wellbeing - Hannah Bailey

Psychotherapist in Brain Working Recursive Therapy & Wellbeing Coach

Mental Health in the Workplace – Awareness & Support

60min Talk / 2hour Workshop (Zoom also available)

An ex frontline police officer, Hannah brings many years of experience around the topics of mental and emotional health. Following burnout, PTSD and cancer, Hannah decided to retrain as a Wellbeing Coach and a Psychotherapist (BWRT). She also holds qualifications in Counselling (PTSD) and Mental Health First Aid.

Hannah speciaises in a range of topics from understanding the stigma around Mental Health and how we can support our peers to providing practical advice of where we can seek help. Simple Mindfulness and Meditation can also be incorporated into her sessions.

Healthy Steps - Julia Mitchell

Healthy Steps - Julia Mitchell

Health & Wellbeing Coach

Nordic Walking & Tai Chi

Julia works with teams and individuals, inspiring them to make small changes that can have a huge impact on both their physical and mental health.

Nordic Walking – think cross training at the gym but in the fresh air.  A fresh and creative approach to team building, it’s a truly sociable way to increase movement.

Tai Chi Qigong – like a moving meditation, the ‘Six Steps Qigong’ session is specifically designed to improve wellbeing as well as taking the body through a gentle detoxification process.

We are embedding health & well-being at the heart of our business strategy because our people are our greatest asset and we recognise that a healthy, happy and committed workforce is vital to our business success”

Alex Gourlay, Co-Chief Operating Officer, Walgreen Boots Alliance, Inc.

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