Connecticut

Mar
1
Sun
2020
Rocky Hill, CT: MS Breakthroughs @ Sheraton Hartford South Hotel
Mar 1 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Speaker – Kassandra Munger, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED CONTACT ORGANIZER TO REGISTER
Mar
2
Mon
2020
East Hartford, CT: Yoga Therapy @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Mar 2 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Chair yoga free for those with Multiple Sclerosis.

Trumbull, CT: Yoga for MS @ Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA
Mar 2 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm

A gentle, slow-paced yoga class for people with MS.

Mar
3
Tue
2020
Hartford, CT: Community Acupuncture @ St. Francis Hospital conference room at Mandell MS Center
Mar 3 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Call 860-714-4450

Mar
4
Wed
2020
East Hartford, CT: MS Yoga Therapy at Sacred Rivers Yoga @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Mar 4 @ 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.
Mar 4 @ 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

Mar
5
Thu
2020
West Haven, CT: Veterans MS Support Group @ West Haven Vetrans Administration Hospital Bldg 2, 3rd floor
Mar 5 @ 11:15 am

Professionally led support group for vetrans with MS

*Group is limited to vetrans only.*

Contact the organizer for further information

Bristol, Ct: Multiple Sclerosis Support & Wellness Group @ Bristol Senior Center Big Room
Mar 5 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us for support, talking & connecting

Park in the back

Speaker and topics vary

North Haven, CT: Yale MS Center Support Group @ Yale MS/Interventenial Immunology Center, Ste 2b
Mar 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Meetings are on the 1st Thursday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information

Mar
9
Mon
2020
East Hartford, CT: Yoga Therapy @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Mar 9 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Chair yoga free for those with Multiple Sclerosis.

Trumbull, CT: Yoga for MS @ Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA
Mar 9 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm

A gentle, slow-paced yoga class for people with MS.

Granby, CT: Granby Support Group @ Granby Senior Center
Mar 9 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Meets the 2nd & 4th Monday of each month

People with MS & their care partners are welcome

Mar
10
Tue
2020
Hartford, CT: Community Acupuncture @ St. Francis Hospital conference room at Mandell MS Center
Mar 10 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Call 860-714-4450

Hartford, CT: Mandell MS Support Group *DATE CHANGE?* @ Mandell MS Center
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm

THE MEN’S GROUP HAS COMBINED WITH THE GENERAL MONTHLY SUPPORT GROUP WHICH WAS HELD ON THE LAST TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH.

 

Hartford, CT: MS Support Group*DATE CHANGE* @ Mandell Center For Multiple Sclerosis
Mar 10 @ 6:00 pm

NO MEETING IN JANUARY

NEXT MEETING February 11TH

Mar
11
Wed
2020
East Hartford, CT: MS Yoga Therapy at Sacred Rivers Yoga @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Mar 11 @ 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

Farmington, CT: Multiple Sclerosis Support Group @ The MS Center at UCONN Health Outpatient Pavilion, 3 East Lg Conf. Rm
Mar 11 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Learn more abut MS and what resources are available to youas you connect wih your peers.  All are welcome

Hartford, CT: Chair Yoga @ Toivo by Advocacy Unlimited, Inc.
Mar 11 @ 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

Fairfield, CT: Fairfield MS Support Group @ The Carolton Rehab First Rehabilitation
Mar 11 @ 6:30 pm

Monthly MS Support zgroup. Open to any person with MS, their friends, their families &/or caetakers; as well as medical professionals and students. For information: 203-367-2422
Or send an email to: FairfieldMSsg@gmail.com

Mar
12
Thu
2020
West Haven, CT: Veterans MS Support Group @ West Haven Vetrans Administration Hospital Bldg 2, 3rd floor
Mar 12 @ 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: MS Support Group @ Saint Mary's Hospital, Cardiac Conference Room
Mar 12 @ 1:00 pm

MS Support Group at the MS Center on the 5th floor of Saint Mary’s Hospital.
All with MS diagnosis are welcome at the group.

Mar
14
Sat
2020
Middletown, CT: MS Support group @ Wadsworth Glen
Mar 14 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

meets from 1-3 pm every second Saturday of the month

Mar
15
Sun
2020
Manchester, CT: WAMS (Wellness And Multiple Sclerosis)! @ North United Methodist Church
Mar 15 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

WAMS (Wellness And Multiple Sclerosis)!
WAMS is a positive and affirming group that focuses on living well with MS. This group is co-led by Heidi Lenhardt, National MS Society Support Leader and Vickie Hadge, Overcoming MS (OMS) Ambassador. If you are newly diagnosed, have been living with MS for years, or are an MS caregiver WAMS welcomes you! WAMS is a friendly, non-judgemental and safe place where privacy is protected. No matter where you are on your MS wellness journey we encourage members to “do whatever it takes” to live well to be the healthiest they can be while living with MS.

 

To join WAMS and be included on the mailing list and part of our Google Group (where will send updates, information, and upcoming meeting information) please use this link and fill out the form. https://overcomingms.org/community/find-support/

Mar
16
Mon
2020
East Hartford, CT: Yoga Therapy @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Mar 16 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Chair yoga free for those with Multiple Sclerosis.

Trumbull, CT: Yoga for MS @ Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA
Mar 16 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm

A gentle, slow-paced yoga class for people with MS.