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Wellness Month at the Libraries – 1 – 29 November

Nelson Public Libraries are celebrating wellness in November with a huge range of activities.


Nelson Public Libraries are celebrating health and wellness in November, with a month of talks, activities and displays. Most of the sessions are free and everyone is welcome.
Contact the library for more information or to make bookings: library@ncc.govt.nz/ 035468100

Tues 1, 12.30-1.30: Pilates taster session:
with a focus on people recovering from cancer or ill health. All welcome
Fri 4, 10-11.30: Finding your bones for internal support with Patricia Greenhough.
Bookings to Nelson Women’s Centre – 5467986. $5 charge.
Fri 4, 12-1: Medicine and the Law
A new session presented by Community Law. All welcome
Mon 7, 10.30-11.30: Hearing and Health
Kim Howell of Hearing Unlimited talks about hearing checks and hearing health. All welcome
Wed 9, 7-9pm: Weight Loss 101. Get the real skinny on healthy eating.
Workshop presented by Alison Ramsay. Bookings required, $5 charge
Thurs 10, 12-1: Nelson Connects
Gordon Oldfield of Volunteer Nelson has information on the Active Seniors project. All welcome
Fri 11, 10-11: Yoga taster session with Tiffany Bird
All welcome
Sat 12, 10.30-1: Colour your life book launch
An introduction by Sandra Quiggin to using colour as a coaching and motivation tool. All welcome
Tues 15, 12-1: Tai Chi taster with the Nelson Taoist Tai Chi Society
All welcome – bookings required.
Wed 16, 3.30-5.30: Maddy Bellcroft from Nourishfull Food
Sample healthy food courtesy of Fresh Choice.
Thurs 17, 8.15-9.15: Health online at Stoke Library
Find authoritative health information. Bookings required.
Fri 18, 10.30-2: Trauma Release workshop
Bookings to Nelson Women’s Centre. 5467986. $5 charge.
Fri 18, 10-2: Mobility Aids from Access Mobility
Display of aids all morning, and presentation 12.30-1.
Tues 22, 12-1: Five ways to wellbeing
Wendy Strawbridge from Health Action Trust talks about simple actions which can improve wellbeing in everyday life. All welcome.
Weds 23, 12.30-1.30: Yuangong Qigong taster session
A form to enhance calmness and increase lifeforce – distilling ancient wisdom into something useful for our modern life. All welcome
Thurs 24, 12-1.30: Epilepsy NZ: Talk and networking
Fri 25, 9.30 & 10.15: Pilates tasters with Emma Saunders
Two half hour sessions. All welcome. Bookings required
Fri 25, 10-1: Heart Foundation. Free blood pressure & general health checks
All welcome
Sun 27, 2-3: Legalise Medical Cannabis: You Might Need it
Sue Grey talks about the legal issues around the use of medical cannabis. All welcome
Sun 27, 2.30-3.30: Grow your own
Ami from the Seed Library is on hand for advice on saving seeds
Tues 29, 1-2: Forget Cooking demonstration and workshop
with Sally Rees of Natural Nosh. All welcome

Attached information: https://www.volunteernelson.org.nz/wp-content/uploads/formidable/7/Wellness-Month-at-the-Libraries-poster.docx

Article type: Meetings and events
Start date: November 1, 2016
Start time: 12:30 PM
End Date: November 29, 2016
End Time: 2:30 PM
Venue:Elma Turner Library

Cost: free or small charge (see programme)

Contact Name: Nicola Harwood
Contact Phone: 035460406
Contact Email: library@ncc.govt.nz