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

Salem, MA: Coffee and Conversation Support Group @ Jaho Coffee & Tea
May 23 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

YOU are invited to get together for a relaxed mid-morning break! People with MS and their friends and family are encouraged to meet  and connect with others in the area who are living with MS.

Refreshments  are available for purchase or you can just join us for conversation! No need to register, we will have a large, open table.

Questions: please contact Amber at 800-344-4867, option 2, ext 87127.

Bowie, MD: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Jerry's Seafood
May 23 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Sangjin Oh
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Burlington, MA: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Tuscan Kitchen
May 23 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Ann Cabot
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Chicago, IL: Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago Multiple Sclerosis Support Group @ Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago, 2nd floor Heyworth Room
May 23 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

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

Lewiston, ME: Have Fewer Maybes @ Marco's
May 23 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Peter Wade, MD
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

McLean, VA: Knowledge is Power @ The Capital Grille
May 23 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Heidi Crayton
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Cranston, RI: Have Fewer Maybees @ MS Dream Center
May 23 @ 12:30 pm

Pre-registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

Speaker: Albert Marano, MD

 

Decatur, AL: Knowledge is Power @ JW Steakhouse
May 23 @ 11:30 am

Speaker – Amanda Adcock
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Cottleville, MO: Knowledge is Power @ The Rack House Kitchen
May 23 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Salim Chahin
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Metairie, LA: Choosing with Confidence @ Don's Seafood
May 23 @ 12:00 pm
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

Danville, CA: Choosing with Confidence @ Forbes Mill Steakhouse
May 23 @ 12:00 pm
Marina del Rey, CA: Knowledge is Power @ Tony P's.
May 23 @ 12:00 pm

Speaker – Robert Giombetti
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Virginia Beach, VA: Southside Group @ Meyera E. Oberndorf Central Library
May 23 @ 3:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Self-help group for individuals with MS.

Bakersfield, CA: Bakersfield Breakfast Self-Help Group @ Lorene's Coffee Shop
May 23 @ 12:30 pm – 2:30 pm
Norfolk, MA: Self-Help Group @ Norfolk Public Library
May 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm

A National MS Society affiliated support group for people living with MS, their families, friends and caregivers. Besides sharing the realities of living with MS, we share good times, laughter and information in a positive, upbeat environment. Everyone comes full of ideas to take home and perhaps try out. Join a monthly meeting for education, information and good company! Does not meet July & August.

Sierra Vista, AZ: Sierra Vista Self-Help Group @ Country House Café
May 23 @ 2:00 pm
Bethlehem, PA: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ Blue Grillhouse
May 23 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Jean Bakke-Cain
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Canton, OH: Could Lemtrada be right for you? @ 91 Wood Fired Oven
May 23 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Christopher Sheppard
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED

Perrysburg, OH: Navigating MS @ Hilton Garden Inn
May 23 @ 6:00 pm

Pre registration is required

Contact the organizer to register

Sumter, SC: Learn together, move forward together @ Logan's Roadhouse
May 23 @ 6:00 pm

Speaker – Mark Lencke, MD
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Kernersville, NC: Newly Diagnosed and Minimally Affected Self-Help Group @ Main Street United Methodist Church
May 23 @ 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm

Self-help groups provide a chance for individuals with MS, their families, friends and other care partners to share common experiences and concerns, provide and receive emotional support, obtain information related to the disease and on various aspects of living and coping with MS. Groups are led by people with MS, and all groups are free of charge.

Edison, NJ: Stay informed and empowered; together we are stronger @ Lou Cas
May 23 @ 6:30 pm

Speakers – Allan Perel, MD
Larissa N., Patient Advocate
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED
ONE GUEST PER ATTENDEE

Garden City, NY: Knowledge is Power @ Garden City Hotel
May 23 @ 6:30 pm

Speaker – Mary Picone
PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED