Survive and thrive through menopause: A two day retreat

Published: 17th January 2020

Dr Rebecca Lewis, GP with special interest in menopause here at Newson Health and Lucy Holtom, our resident yoga instructor will both be providing their services at the Secret Warriors two day retreat - 'Survive and Thrive through Menopause' - on 17th and 18th March 2020.

Secret Warriors is a West Midlands business, founded by banking duo Lisa Webb and Ange Terry, specialising in retreats for professional women. This is their first dedicated menopause event.

The peri-menopause and menopause can be a tricky time for many women – anxiety, low mood, hot flushes, brain fog – can all feel overwhelming. But, with the right lifestyle changes, it is possible to have a positive experience.

Secret Warriors have joined forces with incredible experts in the menopause field to create a two day escape taking place on Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th March 2020 in a beautiful location in the Cotswolds including:

  • Talks from leading GPs and specialists in the menopause
  • Talks on nutrition, cooking demonstrations and professionally prepared, tailored meals
  • Overnight accommodation in double or shared rooms, each with own en-suite
  • Other relaxation aides including well-woman yoga and hot-tub

Our speakers include:

Dr Rebecca Lewis, MBBS FRCA DRCOG MRCGP, Newson Health Menopause & Wellbeing Centre
A practising GP and member of Dr Louise Newson’s leading UK Menopause clinic, Rebecca gives lectures and writes articles on the Menopause and is passionate about improving understanding through education and accurate evidence-based medical information.

Izabella Natrins BSc PSYCH Dip NLC (IHS) FNTP
A qualified nutrition and lifestyle medicine health coach, certified digestive health practitioner, nutritional chef, author and speaker, Izabella is passionate about real, whole food – from soil to plate – to restore energy, vitality and create true health.

Lucy Holtom, Living Your Yoga
With 25 years’ yoga experience gained from around the globe, Lucy’s teachings include Hatha and Ashtanga yoga, yoga Nidra and yoga for women’s health. Working alongside Menopause expert Dr Louise Newson, Lucy continues to explore how different yogic practices can support women at different stages of their lives.

To find out more about the Secret Warriors and this enlightening menopause retreat, take a look at this article published in Birmingham Business Magazine.

To book your place, click here.


Newson Health Menopause and Wellbeing Centre was founded by leading menopause specialist and GP, Dr Louise Newson, and officially opened in September 2018 by Liz Earle MBE. Created to help women receive the most appropriate, individualised treatment for their perimenopause and menopause, it has quickly become a centre of excellence, providing care to women of all ages, as well as running educational events for primary care clinicians.

Dr Newson is also the founder of the Menopause Doctor website, a free resource since 2017, providing the latest unbiased, evidence based information about the menopause and perimenopause for women as well as the most recent national and international menopause articles and guidelines for healthcare professionals. The website has been adopted by the Royal College of GPs (RCGP) as an official educational library aimed at patients and healthcare professionals wishing to learn more about the menopause.

Newson Health Research and Education is a not-for-profit organisation founded by Dr Newson, from which all profits gained from the organisation's activities, such as event sponsorship, delegate fees and speaker's fees, are invested back into the business.