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Functional Health Day Retreat - Explore & Restore your Gut & Microbiome with Tanya Borowski from £195

  • TILTON HOUSE BN8 6LL (map)

Functional Health Day Retreat - Explore & Restore your Gut & Microbiome Retreat

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Do you suffer from bloating, food sensitivities, GERD, reflux, constipation and want to learn more about digestive issues?

Did you know that improving the health of your gut and microbiome can also support the following? weight loss, improved mood, skin health, better blood sugar and cholesterol levels, enhanced energy and sleep, balanced hormones and reduced inflammation and joint pain.

If any of the above applies or resonates with you, then this retreat, focusing on all things ‘gut' is for you!

Hosted by Tanya Borowski, co-author of the Clever Guts Diet with Dr Michael Mosley and one of only 15 fully Certified IFM Practitioners in the UK to hold an Institute for Functional Medicine certification. 

Tanya is a global speaker at conferences on SIBO and functional gastrointestinal health and is at the forefront of new research in this area. Over the course of the day Tanya will present her in depth knowledge and up to date research to cover the key functional roles of the entire gastrointestinal system: digestion and absorption, immune balance, protection, elimination and the relationship between our DNA and our microbiome. You’ll learn how impairments in any of these areas may lead to dysfunction and how to optimise your overall health.  

This dynamic and innovative Day Retreat is set at Tilton House, in the heart of the Sussex Downs National Park, where you are invited to learn, explore and restore in this stunning historic house. Workshops and masterclasses take place in a 28ft yurt set in woodland and the beautiful open plan kitchen. You’ll also enjoy a delicious digestive and microbiome boosting lunch by Wild Alchemy Foods in the gardens overlooking Firle beacon and the Sussex Downs. This event has been created by Tanya to be able to deliver her knowledge and clinical insights within a small group setting for participants to get the most out of the day, as such has been limited to 25 attendees.


  • Gut cleansing drinks and snacks and microbiome boosting lunch by Wild Alchemy Foods
  • Masterclass ‘Key Functional Roles of the Digestive System’ by Tanya Borowski
  • Workshop ‘Gut -Brain Connection’ mindfulness and meditation by Emma Massingham
  • 'The Microbiome' practical seminar and demonstrations by Tanya Borowski and Wild Alchemy Foods
  • Digestive 'Reset' tool kit  (includes Recipe Book and Food Plan)
  • Space to breathe, relax and enjoy the grounds
  • Transfers to and from Lewes train station *
  • Tote bag full of health and wellbeing goodies from Tanya’s Health and Wellbeing Store 

* Transfers to and from Lewes Station at 9.30am and 5.00pm. Train from London Victoria departs 08.16am and arrive at Lewes 09.21am. Please inform us on booking if you wish to have a transfer.

Optional Extras

  • Consider taking the GI Effects® Comprehensive Stool Profile before the retreat, so you can go through your results over the course of the day as they relate to the topics discussed. This test can reveal important information about the root cause of many common gastrointestinal symptoms such as gas, bloating, indigestion, abdominal pain, diarrhea, and constipation and offers the most comprehensive commercially available microbiome assessment. The cost of this test is £395, is a home stool sample and must be pre-booked, paid and performed by 27th June to ensure results are available for the Retreat Day.
  • If you would like to book a night or two and extend your retreat we recommend Pelham House Hotel in Lewes, a beautiful 16th century town house hotel Click here for more reasons to visit Lewes and the surrounding area!
  • If you are extending your stay, please consider booking in for a massage with the highly talented Emma Massingham at Tanya’s Clinic and Wellbeing Store (just a few mins walk away from The Pelham House Hotel).

Early Bird £195 (ends 29th June 2018)

Full Price £225

To order please call us on 01273 479011 or email

Due to the bespoke nature of this retreat, taking only 25 persons, we expect the slots to be reserved quickly so would recommend that you book now to avoid disappointment.

Further Information


  • You’ll learn the many important roles the microbiome plays in keeping you healthy, and meet the good, the bad, and the ugly members of your gut ecosystem.  
  • Tanya will present and discuss in this bespoke group setting all her knowledge and up to date research around functional gastrointestinal conditions and the microbiome.
  • Masterclass ‘Key Functional Roles of the Digestive System’ includes digestion and absorption, intestinal permeability and immune system and how we can modulate it.
  • As well as understanding the foundations underlying the relationship between our DNA and our microbiome, you will also learn how to optimise your health through nutrition, lifestyle and mindful practices.
  • By taking a look at the exciting future of medicine and how we can combine ancient wisdom with modern technology to reach our highest potential.


  • The Microbiome Workshop - a practical and seminar based session in the beautiful Tilton kitchen, we will explore how to restore, or suppress, various phyla and species within your microbiome to create a healthier ecosystem using dietary interventions, probiotics, and prebiotics.
  • If you’ve chosen to run a GI Effects® Comprehensive Stool Profile then references to all results will be made in this session to help you target information to your results.
  • A presentation interchanged with food demonstrations will provide you with a plethora of practical tools to use at home.
  • Treatment options will be discussed and provided for many digestive and immune based symptoms.


  • Restoring the digestive system and getting it to function properly is often effective in addressing: weight loss, diabetes, arthritis, energy levels. clarity of mind, sleep issues, appetite control, backache, gastric disorders and skin and hair quality.
  • Gut cleansing drinks, snacks and lunch by Wild Alchemy Foods
  • Mindfulness talk and meditation followed by space for walking and enjoying the grounds. Listen to the birdsong. You’re invited to breathe, relax and enjoy this lovely historic house. Stretch in the gardens.
  • Tote bag full of health and wellbeing goodies from Tanya’s Health and Wellbeing Store
  • Digestive Reset Package (tool kit includes recipe book and food plan)

Meet Tanya

Read more about Tanya here

I have trained extensively in Functional Medicine and am one of only 15 fully certified IFM practitioners in the UK. Functional Medicine is a holistic and science-led approach.

Areas of Speciality


Functional Medicine


Thyroid & Hashimoto’s Root Cause Solutions


Digestive Health Solutions


Functional Hormone Solutions


Autoimmunity Solutions

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Over the years I have been to countless therapists with my migraines, fatigue and IBS - all to no avail. Then, at last, I was fortunate enough to find Tanya who was able to rapidly diagnose the root cause of my problem. Her knowledge is absolutely vast and only matched by the enormous passion she has for her subject and for helping people...

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