May
23
Wed
2018
East Hartford, CT: MS Yoga Therapy at Sacred Rivers Yoga @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
May 23 @ 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

Hartford, CT: Chair Yoga @ Toivo by Advocacy Unlimited, Inc.
May 23 @ 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

New London, CT: MS Support Group @ Lawrence & Memorial Hospital
May 23 @ 6:30 pm

Contact the organizer for furter information

Windsor, CT: On The Move @ Union Street Tavern
May 23 @ 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.

May
24
Thu
2018
West Haven, CT: Vetrans MS Support Group @ West Haven Vetrans Administration Hospital Bldg 2, 3rd floor
May 24 @ 11:15 am

Professionally led support group for vetrans with MS

*Group is limited to vetrans only.*

Contact the organizer for further information

Greenville, MI: Multiple Sclerosis Support Group @ United Lifestyles
May 24 @ 6:00 pm

Do you or someone you know live with the effects of Multiple Sclerosis.A Multiple Sclerosis Support Group meets monthly on the 4th Thursday of each month at United Lifestyles. Educational materials are shared at each meeting, along with group discussion.

Northville, MI: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Granite City
May 24 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Emily Hosler
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

May
25
Fri
2018
Midland, MI: Multiple Sclerosis Support Group @ MidMichigan Medical Center - Midland
May 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm

This support group is for those dealing with Multiple Sclerosis or for their families and support person(s)

May
28
Mon
2018
East Hartford, CT: Yoga Therapy @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
May 28 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Chair yoga free for those with Multiple Sclerosis.

Granby, CT: Granby Support Group @ Granby Senior Center
May 28 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Meets the 2nd & 4th Monday of each month

Marshall, MI: Calhoun County MS support group @ Calhoun County Building
May 28 @ 6:00 pm

Our goal is to empower individuals and care partners affected by MS to live their best lives possible. We are sanctioned by the National MS Society. We concentrate on topics important to the group such as nutrition, employment issues, cognitive & emotional issues, etc.

Meets the 4th Monday of each month.

May
29
Tue
2018
Hartford, CT: Community Acupuncture @ St. Francis Hospital conference room at Mandell MS Center
May 29 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Call 860-714-4450

Hartford, CT: MS Support Group @ Mandell Center For Multiple Sclerosis
May 29 @ 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

Knoxville, TN: Knowledge is Power @ Naples Italian Restaurant
May 29 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Christopher Pendola
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Branford, CT: The Importance of a Proven Treatment @ Eli's on the Hill
May 29 @ 6:30 pm

Pre registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

Danbury, CT: Multiple Sclerosis Through the Life Span @ Chuck’s Steakhouse
May 29 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Get answers, gain knowledge, and find support. Dinner for attendee plus one guest.

Nashville, TN: The Compass to Care Forum @ Nashville Marriott Airport
May 29 @ 5:59 pm – 8:30 pm

RSVP Required — See below—

A Round Table Educational Event Addressing Aspects of Living Well with MS

Special Guest Speakers:
AARON L. BOSTER, MD, Clinical Neuroimmunologist specializing in MS
SAMUEL F. HUNTER MD, PhD, Neurologist and Neuroimaging in MS
DANIEL KANTOR MD, FAAN, Neurologist, Pres. Emeritus of Fla. Society of Neurology
Learn from three top neurologists as they share their perspectives during a candid round table discussion. A 45 min interactive Q&A session with the audience will follow.

Round Table Discussion Topics
*Multiple Sclerosis Today vs. Years Ago *Recognizing and Managing MS Relapse*Understanding your Options to Gain a Better Understanding of your MS*What a Comprehensive Healthcare Team Is, In Relation to Multiple Sclerosis* Priorities and Goals, Breaking Down Medical Jargon*Understanding What a Comprehensive Healthcare Team and Facility Can Do*

Following the Round Table discussion, we have two more special presentations!

Special Guest Presenter:
JULIE ROBERTS, Country Singer
Julie will provide a very inspirational talk

Plus: **Yoga Moves MS** with:
Special Guest Presenter: MINDY EISENBERG, MHSA, E-RYT-500, C-IAYT,
Qualified MBSR Teacher, Yoga Instructor and Therapist
Healthy lifestyle choices – An introduction to adaptive yoga at any level,
an interactive audience experience, understanding research and benefits of Yoga and MS
– 30 mins + 10 mins Q&A

Date: May 29th, 2018
5:35pm – Registration
6:05pm – Program Begins
Complimentary Dinner

PLEASE Register (RSVP) Online at: http://www.events.msvn.org
If you cannot register online, please call (888) 871-1664 – Ext 102

Program limited to The MS Patient plus a max of (1) Guest

No children permitted under the age of 16 unless this is a child that has MS

Program Supported with a charitable donation from: Sanofi Genzyme

Remember to RSVP online for this Nashville event from: http://www.events.msvn.org

May
30
Wed
2018
East Hartford, CT: MS Yoga Therapy at Sacred Rivers Yoga @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
May 30 @ 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

Hartford, CT: Chair Yoga @ Toivo by Advocacy Unlimited, Inc.
May 30 @ 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

May
31
Thu
2018
West Haven, CT: Vetrans MS Support Group @ West Haven Vetrans Administration Hospital Bldg 2, 3rd floor
May 31 @ 11:15 am

Professionally led support group for vetrans with MS

*Group is limited to vetrans only.*

Contact the organizer for further information

Jun
1
Fri
2018
Sterling Heights, MI: Knowledge is Power @ Ike's Restaurant
Jun 1 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Julie Burnham
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Jun
2
Sat
2018
Waynesboro, TN: Waynesboro Self-Help Group @ First Baptist Church
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am
West Hartford, CT: Corks for MS Charity Wine Tasting @ Maximum Beverage
Jun 2 @ 2:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Come enjoy a wine & bourbon tasting to benefit the National MS Society & Team Velox Rota.

There will be a silent auction & finger food.

Host: Rachael Bubbs.

Jun
4
Mon
2018
Manchester, CT: Support Group @ Presbyterian Church of Manchester
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

Meets the 1st Monday of each month except June, July & August

East Hartford, CT: Yoga Therapy @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Jun 4 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Chair yoga free for those with Multiple Sclerosis.