First Steps Women’s Centre

Health / Wellbeing

kyle glenn always room to grow

In this 10 week course you will:

  • Learn to express your ideas and feelings, both positive and negative in an open and honest manner
  • Begin to change old patterns of behaviour
  • Learn how to stand up for yourself while respecting the rights of others
  • Adopt a more positive approach to life
  • Create and implement your own personal Assertiveness Plan
  • Become more assertive by identifying and addressing your needs

Gain greater confidence and self-esteem  

8 Weeks

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Harmone HarmonyPhoto by Manuel Toro on Unsplash

Course Duration: 6 x 2 hour classes

Previous participants say they wished they had learned this information years ago! 

Topics include:

  • Coping with menopause
  • Working with your cycle
  • A natural approach to skin care
  • Good pelvic health
  • Good hormone balance

6 Weeks

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jazmin quaynor Make up

This brand new course is all about Make-up, Colour & Style!

It will include:

  • current trends in make-up
  • advice on looking after your skin
  • best products for your skin type
  • make-up styles that suit your facial features
  • selecting the correct colours in both make-up & clothing that suit your completion and
  • how to dress to suit your body shape

Pharma Hemp Complex Holistic

This course will introduce you to therapies such as

  • Massage,
  • Reflexology and
  • Aromatherapy

Each week will involve both theory and practical experience. Participants will buddy up with each other and under tutor guidance give and receive therapies such as  reflexology / hand massages / head massages / shoulder massages etc

8 weeks

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Breathe Fabian Møller unsplash

Yoga is perfect if you want to:

  • Feel fitter
  • Stretch your body
  • Have more energy
  • Deal with stresses and strains of modern living

It involves a series of gentle postures, breathing work and ending the class with a lovely relaxation.

Mindfulness Photo by Allie Smith on Unsplash

What would happen if you gave yourself some time to stop, be silent and still?

In this 6 week course you will learn Mindfulness and Meditation practices that you can use to help you in every day life. 

Potential Benefits:

  • Reduced stress, anxiety and worry
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Increased focus
  • More clarity
  • Increased resilience
  • Greater sense of calm

6 Weeks

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“Meditation is a lifelong gift”  Sir Paul McCartney

10 Mindfulness and Meditation questions answered

 

Brain fit

This is a stress-reducing positivity workout using movement, music and meditation along with powerful affirmations to combat negative thought patterns.

It includes a 15 minute relaxation and is particularly good for those who want a softer approach to fitness.

6 Weeks

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Cook It

This Cookery Course involves planning and cooking a number of healthy , tasty and low cost recipes.

The group will cook alongside the Tutor and finish each session enjoying the meal they have prepared!

priscilla du preez walking

The group travels in our minibus to various local parks for a weekly one hour sociable walk.

Walking is one of the easiest ways to get more active, lose weight and has been shown to reduce the risk of chronic illnesses.

Whats not to like???

7 weeks

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Successful Benefits Checker claims
Since September 2012 £331,745.16

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