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Ageing Well Public Talk Series 2023-24: Talk 7 - Life; thriving not just surviving.

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posted on 2024-03-18, 09:06 authored by Jitka VseteckovaJitka Vseteckova, Marina Postlethwaite Bowler

13th March 2024-In this talk we focus on alternative ways to feel rejuvenated and improve well being.

Ageing doesn’t have to happen the way Western society tells us it has to.

In this session, we shall explore some ideas and strategies based on Ayurvedic thinking. Marina will introduce Kaya Kalpa a clinical discipline from the East that concerns itself with the physiological rejuvenation of the body. Kaya translates from the Sanskrit as “body” and Kalpa as “transformation” – thus Kaya Kalpa is about transformation Marina will invite you to do some simple breathing techniques and create "some space" for yourselves.

Everyone welcomed whatever your biological age.

Marina Postlethwaite Bowler – Staff Tutor and Associate Lecturer, Faculty of Wellbeing, Education & Language Studies, The Open University. Marina s teaching and research interests focus on holistic wellbeing, the mind body connection. Marina has a passion for ensuring EDIA is at the core of her work. Her professional background is in further and higher education leading and developing teams. Marina has worked in alternative education and secure environments with students studying sport, fitness and health, across a range of ages and challenging backgrounds, Marina also works with educators in the international space delivering training and quality assurance for vocational qualifications.


Research Group

  • Health and Wellbeing PRA (Priority Research Area)