The Wellness Hour
Get comfortable for JACK Radio's Wellness Hour - a show to help you live your best life.
JACK Radio's The Wellness Hour is a unique weekly programme covering topics from finding happiness and self-care, to building confidence and mental health. Hosted by award-winning journalist Belinda Doyle, with regular contributors, including Marianna Clark, Francesca Rogers, Elizabeth Healey, Amy Malloy and Kelly Vanderboom. So get yourself a cuppa, find a comfortable spot to sit and get ready for The Wellness Hour.
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Belinda Doyle moved to the UK from Australia in 2018. She has worked in the radio industry as a broadcaster, journalist, creative director, and programmer for over 30 years.
Belinda helped develop and launch the ABC’s 24-hour Newsradio Network and is a past recipient of an MBF award for excellence in health journalism. She has also written articles for magazines, including Shout! Music Magazine (Australia) and Nexus Magazine (Global).
Kelly Vanderboom graduated with an Honours Degree in Kinesiology (Exercise Science) through McMaster University, Canada in 2001. Upon graduating Kelly worked with physiotherapists designing exercise rehabilitation for a variety of injuries. During this time, she became a Certified STOTT Pilates Instructor as well as a Personal Trainer Specialist with Canadian Fitness Professionals.
Throughout the next 18 years Kelly managed her own Personal training company, was Studio/Gym manager for various locations and Exercise Rehabilitation Manager in a Sports Wellness Centre. Kelly is now a Fully Certified Advanced Instructor with STOTT PILATES, Polestar Pilates Comprehensive trained instructor and co-director of Body Fit Solutions and Witney Personal Trainers Ltd. She has completed a 10 month intensive Fascial Human Anatomy certification with Natural Bodies which has deepened her knowledge of the body to use in the movement and rehabilitation of her clients.
She is a back rehabilitation specialist as well as corrective exercise specialist for sports injuries. Her aim is to improve the movement of her clients so they can live longer and more active lives.
Marianna Clark is the Founder and Director of 'Travel Within Retreats'. She has been an ardent student and practitioner of self-development for more than 20 years.
Marianna is certified in Life and Leadership Coaching, CBT, and Ashtanga and Vinyasa Yoga. She has been a consultant for executives in the media industry, high net worth business individuals, performing artists, and those who wish to transform their lives.
Amy Malloy is on a mission for healthier, kinder minds, without the 'shoulds', pressure and expectations we put ourselves under daily. She is an accredited meditation and yoga teacher, believing in providing a safe, warm and supportive space to simply show up and be yourself, however you're feeling that day.
With personal experience of the healing powers of mindfulness, Amy developed a long-lasting personal meditation practice and trained to teach under internationally renowned mindfulness expert, Shamash Alidina.
You can join Amy on the mat or meditation cushion in and around the Oxfordshire Cotswolds, in weekly classes, 1-to-1s and weekend retreats.
Elizabeth Healey is the epitome of ‘portfolio’ when you think of a career.
She is an award-winning actress, a television presenter, film director and screenwriter, oh and did we mention she is also a neuroscientist, travelling the world reporting for the award-winning documentary THE CURE exploring global innovations in health and science. She happily wears a lot of hats!
Francesca Rogers MBACP (Accred) is an experienced Counsellor, Psychotherapeutic Supervisor, Executive Coach and accredited EFT Practitioner who spent 18 years working in various high-pressured sales roles in the media industry.
Francesca specialises in working with Stress, Anxiety, Bereavement, Relationships, Low Self Esteem, Work Related Issues, Depression, Self Awareness, and Mental Health.