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Creative Responses to the Menopause

A new range of activities from the Whitworth’s Age Friendly programme

Creative Responses to the Menopause

A new range of activities from the Whitworth’s Age Friendly programme. All of our sessions are free and currently take place online, via Zoom. Please book your place in advance, see below for further details.

Menopause Musing 2021 dates – Online*

Menopause Mark Making – Online
A drawing/craft workshop with Steffie ElHassan
Tuesday 6 April, 2-4pm
Free, booking essential, see link below

This workshop will introduce mark-making, using pastels, to explore the menopause timeline and mark the journey. With therapeutic arts practitioner Steffie ElHassan.

Find out more about 'Steffie’s Arts Space' and Exploring Yourself and Life's Challenges through Therapeutic Arts. Click here to visit Steffie’s website

Please click here to book your free place on Eventbrite


Menopause Meditation – Online
Menopause Meditation and Yoga morning retreat with Sara Domville
Tuesday 11 May, 10am-1pm
Free, booking essential, see link below

This special Menopause Yoga Workshop, led by Sara Domville, Menopause Yoga teacher accredited by British Wheel of Yoga and Yoga Alliance UK.

Join us for a nurturing morning of gentle yoga specifically aimed at women transitioning through the menopause. This workshop will teach you simple yoga stretches and breathing techniques to release tension held within the body, replenish your energy and calm your mind. Click here to read more about this session

Please click here to book your free place on Eventbrite



Menopause Moves – Online
A dance workshop with Magdalen Bartlett-Luambia
Wednesday 16 June, times to be confirmed
Free, booking details will follow closer to this date

 

Menopause Medicine – Online
Natural herbs for menopause session. Practitioner's details to follow
Tuesday 13 July, times to be confirmed
Free, booking details will follow closer to this date

 

Past Events 2021

Past event | Menopause Musing – Online
A creative writing session with Louise Wallwein
Tuesday 9 March, 10am-1pm
Free, booking essential

The Whitworth's Age Friendly Programme is celebrating International Women's Week with an invitation for you to join in our live (Zoom) creative writing workshop exploring the menopause journey in all its glory. This online workshop will be led by Louise Wallwein MBE an award-winning poet, playwright, and performer.

For a positive approach to menopause visit positivepause.co.uk

For further details about Creative Responses to the Menopause or any other Age Friendly activities at the Whitworth please get in touch by email with our Age Friendly Coordinator, Claire Cowell.

 

*Please note:
All Whitworth events are run on the understanding that all participants will be respectful and thoughtful to others. It is our responsibility to create spaces online that are welcoming and safe. Any behaviour that affects our ability to maintain such values will not be tolerated and attendees will be removed by the host.