Education Courses - First Steps Womens Centre
Health / Wellbeing
Monday 11th Sept 2023, 9.45-11.45 x 6 weeks
This course based in Dungannon Park aims to open participants senses to wider experiences using our senses and moving towards letting nature in. Each week we will explore different spaces and natural environments in the park and engage in a range of physical, mental and spiritual awareness exercises, plus a few activities to connect with trees, wild plants, insects, birds, natural elements and ourselves.
Tuesday 12th September 2023 - 9.45-11.45 - 6 Weeks
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Tuesday 12th September 2023 - 1.30pm-2.30pm x 6 Weeks
Stretch and tone in this weekly class with Anne. Especially suitable for beginners but will be adapted for all levels, this course will help you to
- feel more active,
- loosen stiff joints,
- help you to move easier and
- increase your energy.
For more information or to book your place, contact Amanda
Wednesday 13th September 2023 - 9.45-11.45am x 6 Weeks
This is a programme that can make a big difference. It will help you manage your feelings when you are stressed, anxious, worried or depressed. It can help if you feel:
- I can’t be bothered doing anything
- Why does everything always go wrong?
- I’m not good enough
- How to fix almost everything
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Timetable released November 2023
Courses may include: (funding permitting)
- Dancing Your Way to Health & Happiness
- Meditation & Journalling
- Menopause Awareness
- Spring Clean Your Life
- First Aid & Food Hygiene
- Discover You
- Creative Wrtiing
- Food for Thought
- Beginners Spanish
Thursday 21st September 2023 - 9.45am-11.45am - 6weeks
Giovanna from Heal Your Life Therapies can help you find out how your body can guide you towards optimal health!
Have you ever asked what causes your sore back or migranes or what it means? This is based on an holistic approach and the studies of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
We never listen to illness and pain until our body says "STOP!" Each organ is linked to a particular emotional and energetic process that, if discovered, can help us to heal. The information is based on a holistic approach and Giovanna’s study of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
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Monday 6th November 2023 - 12.30-2.30pm - 6 weeks
This fantastic course with Norah Hughes will help you to reduce financial stress.
- The connection between money and mindset
- Creating a budget
- Setting money goals
- Practical money tools and techniques
- Clear negative beliefs about money
- Becoming more confident with money
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Thursday 9th November 2023 - 10am - 11am x 5 weeks
This gentle class is based on Tai Chi using slow flowing movements and deep breathing. Amanda will guide you through a series of movements that are both relaxing and energising, creating a wonderful sense of Wellbeing. Each session will complete with a 10-minute relaxation. It can be adapted for all physical abilities. Tai Chi can help with:
- and more......
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Wednesday 8th November 2023 - 9.45am - 12 noon - 3 Weeks
This 3 week course with Helen Quinn is designed to improve confidence and assertiveness.
By the end of this course you will be able to say:
- I can value myself
- I can believe in myself
- I can make changes
- I can think positively
- I can be assertive
- I can be happy
For further information or to enrol for this course, email:
Wednesday 8th November 2023 - 1pm - 2.15pm
Yoga is back with Laura Stankute (astanga style). Suitable for absolute beginners as well as those more advanced, it is perfect course if you want to pause for an hour and relax but also feel fitter, have more energy and feel better equipped to deal with the stresses of modern living.
It involves a series of postures, breathwork, and a lovely relaxation.
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Monday 6th November 2023 9.45am - 11.45pm - 6 Weeks
This excellent course with Norah Hughes from BGR8 Training & Coaching will involve:
- Identifying your particular stressors
- Learning effective ways to deal with unhealthy/chronic stress
- Creating a mini stress action step/goal
- Learning mindfulness techniques
- Learning assertiveness tools and techniques
- Learning how to empower yourself and reduce your stressors
For more information or to apply for this course, contact Amanda :
Tuesday 24th October 2023 - 9.45-11.45am -7 Weeks
Ever wondered what exactly Holistic Therapies are? Now's your chance!
Over the 8 weeks you will be introduced to
- Holistic Facials
- Pressure Points and more
Whether it's for your own knowledge, practice on family or a possible new career path? The 8 weeks will provide you with lots of information and practical experience
For more information or to apply, contact Amanda
Thursday 9th November 2023 - 12.30 - 2.30pm x 6 Weeks
This fantastic course with Marcella Gilliland from Community Tribal Drumming is fun, uplifting and very energising!!
No musical or drumming background is necessary. Expertly guided by Marcella Gilliland from Community Tribal Drumming, you will learn to play hand-drums and other percussion instruments creating a wonderful group rhythm.
Many previous attendees say it is their favourite course of all time!
Apply Now or contact Amanda for more info