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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!

Please note that all our sessions have automated closed captions from Rev.

 

 

March sessions

Join us for a series of fun and uplifting singing sessions with vocalist and coach Lindsay Ashworth Fraser from DanceSing. With a focus on wellbeing, DanceSing has an inclusive approach, bringing people together and creating feel-good experiences where all abilities are welcome and encouraged.

In these sessions you'll get to sing along to some feel-good, classic tunes and learn tips and techniques to improve your singing.  You will learn harmony singing, breath work, vocal techniques, and fun warmups to strengthen and increase the range of your voice.

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. 

The Memory Book is a children’s picture book which features 'a reassuring story about the love between a little girl and her grandma, with practical information to help young children understand dementia and the changes it can bring'.  Join us and author Louise Gooding for a reading of the book, followed by a discussion of the issues raised. There will be opportunities for you to share any thoughts, experiences and questions you have. Book here.

Get your body moving with a fun and accessible fitness session to help re-energise your week. Sophie, a certified personal trainer and fitness coach, will warm you up with some mobility, get you working on your strength and cool you down with some flexibility, a perfect way to end your afternoon! Book here.

Whatever your musical tastes, songs provide a soundtrack to our lives. Join songwriter Matt Hill for these fun and creative sessions that will help deepen your understand of how a song is written. Over three sessions, we'll listen to some popular songs and try and understand how they work. We'll play with words and rhythms and even have a go at writing our own songs. Regardless of what you think your musical ability is, anyone with something to say can contribute to writing a song. Everyone is welcome. Book here.

Following the success of the first series of Wisdom to Empower, we welcome back award-winning author and former carer Sara Challice for a second series for those carers who weren't able to attend the previous sessions and for others who would like to explore the issues raised again.

Over six sessions, Sara Challice uses insight, strategies and psychology to help you empower yourself as a carer and improve your wellbeing. Carers are often left to learn things on their own the hard way, which can take a toll on carers’ health. Sara explains CRM (Carer Response Mode) and why your perception of caring and your programming are vital. She also looks at ways to check in with yourself, and why honesty is the best policy. Book here.

Dealing with the rising cost of living can be especially challenging for carers. Join us for another session in our series of monthly Share and Learn sessions aimed at supporting you through the cost of living crisis. In this session, Carers UK helpline advisor Liz Edwards will be revisiting what support is available to your household to help you manage rising energy costs, as well as outlining any new support package announcements from the government. Book here.

April sessions

Whatever your musical tastes, songs provide a soundtrack to our lives. They have a unique ability to connect us to times, places and emotions. Join songwriter Matt Hill for these fun and creative sessions that will help deepen your understand of how a song is written.  Over three sessions, we'll listen to some popular songs and try and understand how they work. We'll play with words and rhythms and even have a go at writing our own songs. Regardless of what you think your musical ability is, anyone with something to say can contribute to writing a song. Everyone is welcome. Book here.

Whatever your musical tastes, songs provide a soundtrack to our lives. They have a unique ability to connect us to times, places and emotions. Join songwriter Matt Hill for these fun and creative sessions that will help deepen your understand of how a song is written.  Over three sessions, we'll listen to some popular songs and try and understand how they work. We'll play with words and rhythms and even have a go at writing our own songs. Regardless of what you think your musical ability is, anyone with something to say can contribute to writing a song. Everyone is welcome. Book here.

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 individual sessions below. 

Note on signing 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, some 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.

 

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.

 

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.

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You can now catch up with previous Share and Learn sessions on our videos page.

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