HEALTH AND WELLBEING
Warm for the Winter
- Coat Drive -
Held on Saturday 14th May between 10am - 1pm we will he holding a winter coat drive that is open to al members of the community who are in desperate need of warm clothes for this winter.
This is a free event with Tea & Coffee provided.
If you would like to donate winter clothes (in great condition), items can be dropped to The Greens on William Tuesday-Friday between 10am-4pm.
Rest & Relaxation for Carers
Running every 3rd Wednesday of the month between 10:30am - 12:30pm is an opportunity for carers to enjoy a session of rest, relaxation and conversation.
Emerse yourself in the tranquil gardens at Logan Brae or discover your creative flare with some arts & crafts.
Tea, coffee and light refreshments will be provided. As a carer you are welcome to bring a plus 1 with you.
Are you new to town with a new baby or young children?
Are you a second or third time mum with a new baby?
Are you a first time mum who's hospital appointed mother's group has finished up?
If so, then our Mother's group is for you! We have created a welcoming space where you can talk, share experiences, expand your knowledge around all things babies and socially interact with other women who are in the same stage of life as you.
Our group will run every second Tuesday starting at 10am through to 12pm. Tea & coffee will be provided and you are welcome to bring your own morning tea/snacks.
A gold coin donation will be required for each session.
Release built up old patterning that is creating pain, anxiety and tension in the body generally caused by old injuries or trauma.
A somatic movement, generally speaking, is one which is performed consciously with the intention of focusing on the internal experience of the movement rather than the external appearance or result of the movement.
The work of Somatics is additionally informed by engaging directly with the client’s bodily experience by utilizing a wide range of somatic techniques to facilitate:
The recognition and engagement of non-verbal communications.
Increased awareness, understanding and mastery of emotion, emotional energy, bodily pain and, more generally, felt experience.
The activation of novel movement, breathing and action patterns, and their psychological correlates.
The bodily regulation of affect (emotion and emotional energy).
The careful and respectful surfacing of previously disavowed emotion.
The bodily de-activation of patterns of chronic and acute tension, and the exploration of their psychological causes.
The discovery and creation of meaningful narratives around posture and gesture.
The techniques include but are certainly not limited to; skillful mindfulness of emotion, emotional energy, bodily pain and, more generally, felt experience on the one hand, and the use of specific movement and breathing techniques on the other hand.