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Share and Learn online sessions

We're running a series of fun and relaxed online sessions where visiting speakers share tips and skills on a range of topics.

From yoga to singing, and first aid to photography, there's something for everyone. We add new sessions every week so keep an eye on this page for more!

Want to meet other carers? Join our weekly online Care for a Cuppa chats where you can grab a cuppa, take a little break and chat with fellow carers who understand what you’re going through via Zoom.

Carers in Wales can also join our Me Time sessions.

How to sign up

Our Share and Learn events are generally bookable via Zoom. Once you have registered by clicking the "Book here" option of the session you wish to attend, you will be sent a confirmation email with a Zoom "join meeting" link. Please note you may not receive your link straight away. If you have registered during the weekend or during out of office hours, you will receive a confirmation email as soon as possible. You will need to register for each Share and Learn individually.

Session recording

To help more carers enjoy the benefits of Share and Learn, certain sessions will be recorded. Only the speaker/facilitator’s section will be publicly shared. If you do not wish to be recorded, you are welcome to turn off your camera/audio during this part of the session.
You can now watch previous Share and Learn sessions here.

Share and Learn - September sessions

Weekly Hatha Yoga for physical and mental wellbeing with Sangeeta Bhandari Wednesday 29 September, 5-6.00pm

In this Yoga session you will be taken through gentle stretches to relieve your physical stress, breathing techniques to promote calmness, yoga poses to improve posture, and periods of meditation for relaxation. Sangeeta is an experienced yoga teacher who has trained for many years in India and taught worldwide. She will guide you through a different themed class each time, enhancing your understanding and experience of the holistic practice of Yoga. Sangeeta‘s practice focuses on a moving meditation with dynamic and static postures, that allow the body, mind, and breath to become one through explorative yoga poses, chanting, pranayama, meditation, and Yoga-Nidra. No previous experience necessary. Booking is limited to 30 participants. Book here.

Online walking: How to maximise the health benefits of walking from your own home – Thursday 30 September, 4-5pm

Looking for quick and simple ways to build physical activity into your day? Aimed at all fitness levels, join us for an online walking for fitness session with qualified personal trainer Ben Cucax. You will follow a series of exercises, including warming up and cooling down with stretches. The session will be followed up with resources, including a four-week walking plan and outdoor walking videos, to help you set your own activity goals and build up intensity. This session is supported by Sport England. Book here

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Share and Learn - October sessions

Seated Martial Arts Thursday 7 October, 4-5.00pm

Join us for a Seated Martial Arts session for an introduction to exercise, flexibility, and movement. Instructor Sifu Nick Martin from Stay Safe Global will help you discover how outer balance and control can be developed through inner focus and breathing exercises. In this session, you will be encouraged to create your own internal and external exercise routines and gain confidence through martial skill acquisition exercises. The session is ideal for carers of all levels and fitness. Book here.

Peace of Mind wellbeing – Friday 22 October, 3-4.30pm

Mindfulness offers easy to follow techniques to help find relaxation and some peace of mind whenever there are feelings of stress or worry. When our attention is focused on the present, we become aware of a stable space, where we feel calmer, can see more clearly and make more satisfying choices. Join Mike from Peace of Mind Now for a 90-minute workshop to reinforce your mindfulness. This event is limited to 20 participants. Book here.

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Smart Energy Share and Learn sessions - October and December 2021

Do you manage energy bills on behalf of the person you care for? Carers UK is inviting you to a series of three Share and Learns in collaboration with Smart Energy GB to offer information about smart meters and other technologies that can support caring. You can register to attend each session individually or enjoy them as a series. 


Share and Learn with Smart Energy GB – Thursday 21 October, 3-4pm

Come join us for a session with information on assistive technologies such as activity monitoring and falls detection, and also learn how replacing traditional analogue meters with smart meters could simplify monitoring your energy spending habits. You will also hear about the free Howz mobile app, which can help you know that the person you care for is safe, warm and well. A Q&A will follow. Book here.

Share and Learn with Smart Energy GB – Wednesday 8 December, 3-4pm

Want to learn about incentives for home improvement and energy saving? Join this 60 minute session with a Smart Energy GB and Carers UK expert to navigate topics such as options for making energy efficient improvements to your home and other choices you can make to be more energy efficient. A Q&A will follow. Book here

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Creative workshop session with Knack (Lino Prints) – Friday 24 September, 3-4.15pm

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