Neuro Hebrides would love to share some exciting news. We have a range of fantastic opportunities in the coming months. There will be something for everyone, including Arts and Crafts, Gentle seated exercise, Seated Yoga, visit Callanish Alpacas and Grinnebhat, visit Commun Eachdraidh Nis and more..
First, we have Cycling without Age coming to Cuppa and Catch up on the 7th August at 2pm to give people a trip out on their special bikes. Sit back and enjoy the wind in your face through the castle grounds.
On the 8th August at 1pm, MP Angus McNeil will join Neuro Hebrides for an online chat. Meeting link is : https://teams.live.com/meet/9417575801654
On the 14th August, 2pm, Social Security Scotland are coming to Cuppa and catch up to tell is all about what benefits and support is available for people with disabilities. If you have any questions for SSS, this is an ideal opportunity. There will be a parallel session going on at the same date and time but at Cothrom in Ormiclate for members down in Uist.
On the 26th August Neuro Hebrides will be visiting Callanish Alpacas before heading to Grinnebhat in Bragar for a brew. There will be a minibus travelling from Stornoway for the trip. If you would like to come along, please let me know. Meet at Lews castle car park at 11am and we aim to be back in Stornoway for 2:30pm. The minibus has wheelchair access.
Then starting in September, on the first Monday of the month, we have the amazing artist Jane Harlington coming in to Cuppa and catch up for some arts and crafts workshops. Jane will be showing us a range of different techniques. no experience needed, and it doesn't matter what the end result is, it's so enjoyable and therapeutic , and you will go home with something to be proud of.
The second Monday of the month, there will be seated Yoga - This will be held in the larger room at the Failte centre so you can choose to take part or you can just come for Cuppa and Catch up....or both.
Instructor Christine teaches movement practices such a Yoga & Nia Dance to private and community groups in the Wester Isles. Christine is currently working with WIRCC to offer Yoga, Dance, Women’s Circles and holistic wellbeing workshops and retreats to Women who live on the Wester Isles. She also facilitates a weekly class for People who are supported at Grianan Day Centre in Stornoway using movement through Nia & Yoga, Self Massage and Relaxation using Crystal Sound Bowls.
On the last Monday of the month we have gentle seated exercise, This will be held in the larger room at the Failte centre so you can choose to take part or you can just come for Cuppa and Catch up....or both. Kirstie is a movement teacher. Her sessions include strength, mobility, relaxation, dance and functional neurology. Her aim is to improve balance, co-ordination, strength, flexibility and mobility whilst giving people a chance to meet socially, grow in confidence, get out of the house and get that endorphin boost that comes through exercise.
On the 9th September we will meet at Chrissies garden for a Cuppa and Catch up and to enjoy looking around Chrissies amazing garden. Let me know if you would like to meet up at Chrissies and I will give you directions. This will be a fantastic afternoon celebrating the end of Summer in great company.
On the 11th October we have a trip to visit Commun Eachdraidh Nis to look around their amazing museum and enjoy refreshments in their amazing cafe. There will be a minibus travelling from Stornoway for the trip. If you would like to come along, please let me know. Meet at Lews castle car park at 11am and we aim to be back in Stornoway for 2:30pm. The minibus has wheelchair access.
On the 16th October, Podiatrist Tracey Darvell, from Heb Feet, HCPC Registered (CH10613) Podiatrist will be coming along to Cuppa and Catch up to chat to folk about all things to do with your feet.
Come and find out the best way to look after your feet and how Tracey might be able to help.
All these activities are free of charge, and Neuro Heb members past, present and future and very welcome to join in.
A big Thanks to The Agnes Hunter Trust, and CNES for helping to make this all possible.
If you would like any more information, please get in touch. We look forward to seeing you all soon.