August: Upcoming Events

Waikato:

Look Good Feel Better Workshops:

Hamilton – August 5th and 19th, September 2nd, 16th and 30th
Thames – August 12th Tauranga – August 4th and 25th, September 15th

Lymphoedema Education

Monthly at Hamilton Lion’s Cancer Lodge on the last Tuesday of each month, next session is 25 August.

Wellington:

The Wellington Lymphoedema Support group

Meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month 7-9pm at St John’s Anglican Church Hall, 18 Bassett Rd, Johnsonville. On Tuesday 18th August, Associate Professor Patries Herst from the University of Otago, Wellington has been invited  to speak to the group. Her talk will focus on the lymphatic system. Patries is a cellular biologist who has a great ability to explain complex anatomy and cell biology in a way which is easy to understand. If you would like more information, contact the Lymphoedema Support group facilitator Di Graham 934 3083, 027 460 1313 or digraham@clear.net.nz

Drop In Cancer Society Rooms Wellington
Happens every Tuesday. The session begins with gentle yoga from 11.30-12. From 12-1 we have an interactive talk and discussion around managing cancer, treatment and the aftermath with topics such as relaxation skills, communication, tips and tools, fatigue, resilience and sleep problems. ALL welcome- just turn up
Drop In Kapiti Health centre, Warrimoo St
Happens every 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month 11.00-12.30. Each time there is an interactive talk and discussion around managing cancer, treatment and the aftermath with topics such as relaxation skills, communication, tips and tools, fatigue, resilience and sleep problems. ALL welcome- just turn up.
Mindful Relaxation 

Margaret Stewart House, Hospital Rd, Newtown, happens every Thursday 4.30- 5.30pm run by the Cancer Society. This informal group meets to practice skills to help relaxation and stress management. ALL welcome- just turn up.

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