Wanna level up in 2019? Join the Fly Girl Collective for a series of inspiring, knowledge-sharing talks with experts and influencers from the health and fitness scene. From workouts and self-care to nutrition and wellbeing, you’ll discover how to live your best life and more – so if you’re keen to shake up your regime, be fly and connect with a dope tribe, come along to this motivational kickstart to your week. And don’t forget your notebooks!
(Proceeds from The Cool Down will go to The Maya Centre, a free counselling service for multi-ethnic women in Islington who have experienced mental health issues, trauma or gender-based violence)
April's topic: Glowing Up – this talk will explore how women can prioritise their health and fitness, no matter their stage in life. The panellists will share how they changed their lifestyles, offering handy tips, knowledge and advice to help you 'glow up', use health and fitness to grow in confidence, and be your best self this spring.
Price: £10-15 (or two tickets for £20) with goodie bag on arrival
Location: The Book Club, Shoreditch
About the panel
Melody is the UK’s leading female urban DJ and founder of No Kane No Gain – a ground-breaking event that offers a unique blend of fitness, music and entertainment. She owes her success and winning attitude to her healthy eating and intense training routine, and strives to empower people of all ages and backgrounds to embrace a more positive, healthy future. Instagram: @DJMelodyKane
Michelle is a personal trainer, mother and head of the Breakin’ Convention festival. Over the years she’s trained with BlockWorkOut in Brixton, organised classes at Sadler’s Wells Theatre and her own fitness bootcamps. She believes in the importance of using fitness to find mental, physical and emotional balance. Instagram: @ mimi.dimples
About the host
Matilda is a writer, runner and founder of Fly Girl Collective, a London-based fitness community on a mission to challenge the status quo and inspire BAME women to live their best lives through health and fitness. The Collective has been featured in Time Out, Dose, and Stylist Magazine and offers running sessions, meetups and events.