Jun
20
Wed
2018
Hartford, CT: Chair Yoga @ Toivo by Advocacy Unlimited, Inc.
Jun 20 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This class takes traditional yoga postures and techniques and adapts them to be done while seated in a chair or while utilizing a chair for support. This is a great alternative for someone who may have trouble getting up and down off of the ground, someone recovering from an injury, or someone who uses a wheel chair. However, this gentle practice is open to everyone.

Instructor Bio: Michele Matthews is a 200 hour teacher training graduate from Sacred Rivers Yoga, and is also reiki 2 certified. She has been teaching chair yoga therapy since 2013. Michele is passionate about bringing yoga to those whom it may be otherwise inaccessible to.

*this class is held at a handicap accessible location

Canton, CT: A Treatment Option for Relapsing Forms of MS @ Feng Asian Bistro
Jun 20 @ 6:15 pm
Canton, CT: Ask. Learn. Engage. @ Feng Asian Bistro
Jun 20 @ 6:15 pm

Speaker – Amy Neal, PAC
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Derby CT: On The Move @ Valley Diner
Jun 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Support Group for individuals in their 20s and 30s with MS.

RSVP is required by the Monday before each gathering.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Schaumburg, IL: Stay informed and empowered; together we are stronger @ Maggiano's Little Italy
Jun 20 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Amy Perrin-Ross, APN
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER
ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Lombard , IL: Multiple Sclerosis Relapse Symptoms: Understanding Your Treatment Choices @ Weber Grill
Jun 20 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

This program will provide insights into multiple sclerosis and its symptoms, and discuss how to recognize them. Participants will also learn how to identify a relapse and discover some relapse treatment options that are available.

Jun
21
Thu
2018
West Haven, CT: Vetrans MS Support Group @ West Haven Vetrans Administration Hospital Bldg 2, 3rd floor
Jun 21 @ 11:15 am

Professionally led support group for vetrans with MS

*Group is limited to vetrans only.*

Contact the organizer for further information

Waterbury, CT: A Treatment Option for Relapsing Forms of MS @ Courtyard by Marriott
Jun 21 @ 6:15 pm
Northbrook, IL: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Francesca's North
Jun 21 @ 6:30 pm

Speakers – Daniel Wynn and Catherine Meyer
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Jun
25
Mon
2018
East Hartford, CT: Yoga Therapy @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Jun 25 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Chair yoga free for those with Multiple Sclerosis.

Granby, CT: Granby Support Group @ Granby Senior Center
Jun 25 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Meets the 2nd & 4th Monday of each month

Palos Park, IL: Knowledge is Power @ Francesca's Vincinato
Jun 25 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Arthur Itkin
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Jun
26
Tue
2018
Hartford, CT: Community Acupuncture @ St. Francis Hospital conference room at Mandell MS Center
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Call 860-714-4450

Hartford, CT: MS Support Group @ Mandell Center For Multiple Sclerosis
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm

If you would like to attend call or text Stacy at 860-502-5973, Ashley at 203-583-0169, or email stacystp@comcast.net.

NO MEETING ON October 31st

Chicago, IL: What Could Another Therapy Do for You? @ Maggiano's Little Italy
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Jun
27
Wed
2018
East Hartford, CT: MS Yoga Therapy at Sacred Rivers Yoga @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Jun 27 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Yoga Therapy classes at Sacred Rivers Yoga help those with MS to improve balance, focus, concentration, and breathing, as well as aid in stress reduction. We have been awarded a grant from the Multiple Sclerosis Foundation to offer FREE chair yoga for the benefit of individuals that are affected by MS. Sacred Rivers Yoga has been offering the classes with the help of the MSF on a weekly basis since 2006. Join us on both Monday and Wednesday mornings at 10:45 am for our Yoga Therapy Chair class with Michele Mathews. If you are interested or would like information, please call 860.657.9545 or visit www.sacredriversyoga.com

Chicago, IL: Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Multiple Sclerosis Support Group @ Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 2nd floor Heyworth Room
Jun 27 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

For more information contact the RIC Volunteer office at 312-238-6026

Hartford, CT: Chair Yoga @ Toivo by Advocacy Unlimited, Inc.
Jun 27 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

This class takes traditional yoga postures and techniques and adapts them to be done while seated in a chair or while utilizing a chair for support. This is a great alternative for someone who may have trouble getting up and down off of the ground, someone recovering from an injury, or someone who uses a wheel chair. However, this gentle practice is open to everyone.

Instructor Bio: Michele Matthews is a 200 hour teacher training graduate from Sacred Rivers Yoga, and is also reiki 2 certified. She has been teaching chair yoga therapy since 2013. Michele is passionate about bringing yoga to those whom it may be otherwise inaccessible to.

*this class is held at a handicap accessible location

Cromwell, CT: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Baci Grill
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Mary Bailey
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

New London, CT: MS Support Group @ Lawrence & Memorial Hospital
Jun 27 @ 6:30 pm

Contact the organizer for furter information

Windsor, CT: On The Move @ Union Street Tavern
Jun 27 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

On The Move events are for MS patients in their 20s and 30s.

Meetings are on the 4th Wednesday of each month.

You must RSVP by the Monday before the meeting.

Contact the organizer for further information.

Westmont, IL: Stay informed and empowered; together we are stronger @ Yu's Mandarin
Jun 27 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Amy Perrin Ross, APN
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER
ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Jun
28
Thu
2018
West Haven, CT: Vetrans MS Support Group @ West Haven Vetrans Administration Hospital Bldg 2, 3rd floor
Jun 28 @ 11:15 am

Professionally led support group for vetrans with MS

*Group is limited to vetrans only.*

Contact the organizer for further information

Oak Brook, IL: Listen. Learn. Live life with MS @ Gibsons Bar & Steakhouse
Jun 28 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Rizwan Bajwa
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER

Naperville, IL: Importance of Adherence and Long Term Management @ Maggiano's Little Italy
Jun 28 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Michael Ko, MD
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER