Group Activities 2022
What's going on in North Durham?
Multiple Sclerosis Society North Durham Group runs and supports many events including Chair Yoga and Seated Dance. You’re sure to find something that strikes your interest. Make sure you don’t miss out on exercising, socialising and making new friends especially after lockdown. Check out our Seated Yoga and Dance schedules below and join us soon.
Dance for MS face to face sessions 2022!
May: Friday 6th and 20th
June: Friday 10th, 17th and 24th
July: Friday 8th, 15th and 22nd
Any queries about joining the sessions next year please contact Molly on 07943 804 161 or email email@example.com
Why not start moving in 2022
The classes are free but with a donation recommendation of £2.50 to cover coffee/biscuits
Booking early is essential to avoid disappointment by contacting:-
Molly Freelance Dance on 07943 804 161, firstname.lastname@example.org
Seated yoga sessions 2022
Please note the change of venue. Classes take place at
All Saints Church,
Carr House Drive,
Classes are now at 2 - 3:15pm
Classes are free. There is a suggested donation of £2.50 per session to help cover our costs.
Please bring your carer if you need personal care services.
Coffee/Tea and biscuits and good company available before the sessions.
To avoid disappoiuntment book a place or to find out more it is essential to contact our yoga tutor Jacqueline:
Telephone: 0191 371 0646
Mobile: 07976 274 794
To access North Durham Group help and support why not speak with Alistair on 0191 386 0006 email@example.com
New Year - New You!!
Exercise in the comfort of your own home
Do you want to try exercise from the comfort of your own homes, with an online tailored programme provided by qualified instructors?
Join us from Monday 17 January at 2pm for a free 12 week course of 45 min workouts; sessions include:
Ivengar Seated Yoga
Anyone across Cumbria and the North east affected by MS is welcome
To book on:
Please contact Tailored Leisure email firstname.lastname@example.org specifying it is the MS Society’s course you wish to join.
Funded by MS Society Furness www.mssociety.org.uk furness-group email email@example.com
and provided by Tailored Leisure Co. https://tailoredleisure.co.uk/
Please note: You will attend an induction session before the 12 week course starts so you know what to expect. You will need a laptop/tablet/computer or smartphone with microphone and audio.
MS Research and Relief Outreach Groups
MS Research and Relief Fund (MSRRF) is a UK registered charity (No.228634) that aims to improve the quality of life of all people affected by MS.
MS can affect a person’s mobility, their independence and their confidence, and can also change the lives of their partners, families and friends.
They provide a range of services to help people whose lives have been affected by MS. In their seven centres and outreach groups across the North East of England, they provide complementary therapies and gentle exercise, completely free of charge to people with MS and their carers.
Users can take part in physiotherapy, gentle exercise classes, yoga and complementary therapies. In North Durham the centres are:
Meadowfield Leisure Centre, Durham, DH7 8RS Tuesdays 9:30am-12:30pm
Leadgate Community Centre, Consett, DH8 7PP Tuesdays 1:30pm-3:30pm
Belmont Parish Hall, Durham, DH1 2QR Mondays, Thursdays (Yoga), Fridays (Exercise) 10:30am-12pm
Note: You will need a completed GP Referral form before starting classes confirming your are fit enough to do the exercise. This form and more details can be obtained from MSRRF. See their website www.ms-researchandrelief.org or ring MSRRF on (01670) 505829 or email them at firstname.lastname@example.org
Moving More at home with MS
It can be hard to stay active when you have MS. But there are ways to move more and stay healthy.
Contact our MS Helpline about moving more by calling 0808 800 8000 or emailing email@example.com
Happily you will see we are resuming face-to-face activities (Yoga and Dance).
However you can still access Activities videos on the MS national website by clicking on the following links:-
Please be aware:
The online sessions are not tailored to any specific needs
The online sessions are designed for guidance, motivation and educational purpose only
No information should be taken as medical or professional health advice
You should assess the activity and determine if it is appropriate for you
You are responsible for ensuring you have appropriate space, support and facilities as needed
You are responsible for ensuring that any equipment you use for the activity is suitable and sufficient