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Happy Shape Course

Better Your Relationship With Food & Your Body

Happy Shape Course

The Happy Pear




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Welcome Pack

How The Happy Shape course works, The Happy Shape pillars, The Happy Shape habits, The Happy Shape food diary & wellness tracker, your Happy Shape community

Getting started

Whole Food Plant-Based versus Vegan, Store cupboard essentials, Buying produce and reading labels, Eating out and travelling, The basics of oil-free cooking, Optional Time Restricted Eating, Aiming for your 10,000 steps a day with Zanna, Your weekly lifestyle challenge with Dave and Steve, Alcohol and coffee, Online Support

Recipes & Meal Plans

Downloadable Recipe Booklet, Meal plans for cooking once a week, Meal plans for cooking 3 times a week, Meal plans for cooking every day

Week 1

Doctor's Corner: Causes of Weight Gain, Weekly Workout: Total Body Blitz, Nutritional Know-How: Plant Based Protein, Happy Life: Motivation, Yoga with Cliodhna: The Breath

Week 2

Doctor's Corner: The Pleasure Trap, Weekly Workout: Amazing Arms, Nutritional Know-How: Iron, Happy Life: The Blue Zones, Yoga with Cliodhna: Sun Salutation A

Week 3

Doctor's Corner: Processed Foods, Weekly Workout: Bum Blaster, Nutritional Know-How: Calcium, Happy Life: Community, Yoga with Cliodhna: Sun Salutations B


Week 4

Doctor's Corner: Weight Set Point, Weekly Workout: HIIT, Nutritional Know-How: Omega 3s, Happy Life: Sleep, Yoga with Cliodhna: Standing Sequence

Week 5

Recipes & Meal Plans, Doctor's Corner: Weight Loss Obstacles, Weekly Workout: Fab Abs, Nutritional Know-How: B12, Happy Life: Stress, Yoga with Cliodhna: Forward Folding

Week 6

Recipes & Meal Plans, Doctor's Corner: Food Planning, Weekly Workout: Legs, Nutritional Know-How: Fibre, Happy Life: Are We Chasing The Wrong Kind of Happiness?, Yoga with Cliodhna: Seated Sequence


Week 7

Recipes & Meal Plans, Doctor's Corner: The Foods That Keep Us Full, Weekly Workout: Total Body Blitz, Nutritional Know-How: Antioxidants, Happy Life: Falling off the Wagon, Yoga with Cliodhna: Twists

Week 8

Recipes & Meal Plans, Doctor's Corner: Energy Density, Weekly Workout: HIIT, Nutritional Know-How: Fat, Happy Life: The Importance of Nature, Yoga with Cliodhna: Backbends

Week 9

Recipes & Meal Plans, Doctor's Corner: Cycle of Change, Weekly Workout: Bum Blaster, Nutritional Know-How: Training on a Plant-Based Diet, Happy Life: Movement, Yoga with Cliodhna: Shoulder stand


Week 10

Recipes & Meal Plans, Doctor's Corner: Goal Setting for Weight Loss, Weekly Workout: HIIT, Nutritional Know-How: Heart Health, Happy Life: Morning Routines, Yoga with Cliodhna: Headstand preparation

Week 11

Recipes & Meal Plans, Doctor's Corner: Don't Drink your Calories, Weekly Workout: Total Body Blitz, Nutritional Know-How: Gut Health, Happy Life: Explaining your Diet to Family & Friends, Yoga with Cliodhna: Yoga Nidra

Week 12

Recipes & Meal Plans, Doctor's Corner: Diet or Exercise?, Weekly Workout: HIIT, Nutritional Know-How: Hydration, Happy Life: The Law of Diminishing Returns, Yoga with Cliodhna: Pranayama, Yoga with Cliodhna: Meditation


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Read what the people who have taken the course have to say

Berta, student

Berta

"I loved the recipe frameworks and Dave and Steve were great. I gained so much knowledge and I am now much more creative and confident in the kitchen and I would really recommend the course to anyone looking to learn about cooking."

Michael, student

Michael

"I've lost weight, my energy levels have increased, I feel great and my thinking is much clearer. My kids are seeing me be a healthier dad too - I have just signed up for a triathlon, so they think I am a superhero! I really recommend this course!"

Lynsey, student

Lynsey

"I'm drinking more water, prioritising my sleep and I'm mindful of what I am putting into my body as well, as what I am putting on to my skin. Cooking is no longer a chore, and looking after my skin is now a habit. I am not only more confident in the kitchen, but more confident in myself."

Emma, student

Emma

"The course has changed my life! I no longer feel bloated all the time and I have better energy. I loved cooking new dishes and discovering new ingredients. I would definitely recommend it to anyone who has a sensitive gut or anyone who just wants support to eat better and learn how to cook delicious meals."


Our students can access our courses from anywhere in the world and on any device. Typically taking a 4-6 week period to complete, all the course contents are available at your fingertips, easy to digest and amazing fun!

We have now had over 40,000 people take part with over 90% of our students experiencing one of the following benefits:

Weight Loss   Enhanced Energy Levels

Gut Repair   Improved Heart Health

Mood Increase   Increased Skin Health


Weight Loss

Enhanced Energy Levels

Gut Repair

Improved Heart Health

Mood Increase

Increased Skin Health

Our students can access our courses from anywhere in the world and on any device. Spaced out over a 4-6 week period, all the course contents are manageable, easy to digest and amazing fun!

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Dr. Sue Kenneally

Zanna Van Dijk, PT

Zanna van Dijk is the courses amazing personal trainer.

Zanna is passionate about empowering women and is on a mission to educate as many people as possible on how to look after their bodies in a balanced, enjoyable and sustainable way.

Dr. Sue Kenneally

Dr. Sue Kenneally

Sue is a registered GP, nutritionist and co-founder of the British Society of Lifestyle Medicine.

She sits on the board of Plant Based Health Professionals UK and is SCOPE certified in obesity management, working with the University of South Wales in the study of weight management.

Stephen and David Flynn

David & Stephen Flynn

Founders of The Happy Pear, Dave & Steve are plant-based chefs with over 20 million views on their recipes on YouTube.

They are bestselling authors with restaurants, shops and a wide range of vegan products on sale across Ireland

Rosie Martin

Rosie Martin

Rosie is a registered dietitian (RD) with a special interest in disease prevention and plant-based nutrition.

She currently works for the NHS, where she supports a wide range of patients, with her daily work ranging from coeliac disease to cancer.


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Frequently asked questions

How long do I have access to the course content for?

You have access to the course content for 12 months.

Will the ingredients be hard to source?

You will be able to find almost all the ingredients on this course in your local supermarket or health food shop.

Is this course suitable for coeliacs?

Gluten containing foods present on the course can be replaced with gluten-free options or omitted completely.

How many hours will the course take?

The cooking, depending on what meal plan you choose and how many you are cooking for, can take anywhere from 3 hours for the whole week, or an hour or so every day.

Do I need to follow along live?

The course notes can be accessed at whatever time suits you and it is a self-led course, so you do not need to follow along live.

Is it ok if I don't start the day I purchase the course?

Yes, this it is fine. Our courses are self-led, once they begin, so you can do it when it suits you.