Dec
6
Thu
2018
Bristol, CT: Yoga for Everyone @ Chapter 126
Dec 6 @ 1:00 pm

A Yoga Class designed for all ages, abilities and body types. Through the practice of yoga, one is empowered to benefit physically, mentally and spiritually by gaining strength, dignity and grace. One only needs their breath and an open mind to have a successful practice. Meets Every Thursday at 1 pm. All equipment provided.

Bristol, Ct: Multiple Sclerosis Support & Wellness Group @ Chapter 126 Sports & Fitness
Dec 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Join us for support, talking & connecting from 2-3 P.M.
3-4 P.M. is a one hour gentle wellness class focusing on building & improving strength, flexibility, coordination & mobility.

North Haven, CT: Yale MS Center Support Group @ Yale MS/Interventenial Immunology Center, Ste 2b
Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Meetings are on the 1st Thursday of each month.

Contact the organizer for further information

Dec
8
Sat
2018
Middletown, CT: MS Support group @ Wadsworth Glen
Dec 8 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

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

Dec
9
Sun
2018
Manchester, CT: WAMS (Wellness and MS) November Support Group Meeting – Healthy Eating During the Holidays @ North United Methodist Church
Dec 9 @ 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Join us on Sunday Nov. 11th where the topic will be about Whole Foods Plant Based Diets and how to get through the holidays eating healthy.
WAMS is a positive and affirming community 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-judgmental and safe place where privacy is protected. No matter where you are on your MS journey we encourage you to “do whatever it takes” to live well and to be the healthiest you 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/
Questions? Emails us!
Heidi wellnessandms@yahoo.com
Vickie vlhadge@yahoo.com

Kailua-Kona, HI: Kona Self-Help Group @ Club Rehab, The Club Kona
Dec 9 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
Dec
10
Mon
2018
East Hartford, CT: Yoga Therapy @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Dec 10 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Chair yoga free for those with Multiple Sclerosis.

Trumbull, CT: Yoga for MS @ Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA
Dec 10 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm

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

Granby, CT: Granby Support Group @ Granby Senior Center
Dec 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Meets the 2nd & 4th Monday of each month

People with MS & their care partners are welcome

Hartford, CT: Men’s Support Group @ Mandell MS Center
Dec 10 @ 6:00 pm

Men only.

What is said at men’s group stays at men’s group.

 

Dec
11
Tue
2018
Hartford, CT: Community Acupuncture @ St. Francis Hospital conference room at Mandell MS Center
Dec 11 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Call 860-714-4450

Dec
12
Wed
2018
East Hartford, CT: MS Yoga Therapy at Sacred Rivers Yoga @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Dec 12 @ 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.
Dec 12 @ 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

Dec
13
Thu
2018
West Haven, CT: Vetrans MS Support Group @ West Haven Vetrans Administration Hospital Bldg 2, 3rd floor
Dec 13 @ 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: Yoga for Everyone @ Chapter 126
Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm

A Yoga Class designed for all ages, abilities and body types. Through the practice of yoga, one is empowered to benefit physically, mentally and spiritually by gaining strength, dignity and grace. One only needs their breath and an open mind to have a successful practice. Meets Every Thursday at 1 pm. All equipment provided.

Dec
15
Sat
2018
North Haven, CT: MS Support Group-Contact organizer! @ Amici's Tavern-Temporarily closed due to fire Contact the organizer
Dec 15 @ 11:30 am

Come join our group where we have lunch as we discuss current medications, treatment, doctors, tests, and sometimes we gripe about the world of MS seen through our eyes. Each one of us are at different stages of MS, however, we support and love each group member. We laugh, cry, and yell at this disease that unites us all.

Dec
17
Mon
2018
East Hartford, CT: Yoga Therapy @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Dec 17 @ 10:45 am – 11:45 am

Chair yoga free for those with Multiple Sclerosis.

Trumbull, CT: Yoga for MS @ Lakewood-Trumbull YMCA
Dec 17 @ 11:45 am – 1:00 pm

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

Dec
18
Tue
2018
Hartford, CT: Community Acupuncture @ St. Francis Hospital conference room at Mandell MS Center
Dec 18 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Call 860-714-4450

Oahu, HI: Oahu Windward Talk Story Meeting @ St. John Vianney Parish Community - Parish Office Building
Dec 18 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Dec
19
Wed
2018
East Hartford, CT: MS Yoga Therapy at Sacred Rivers Yoga @ Sacred Rivers Yoga
Dec 19 @ 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

Derby CT: On The Move-Limited to People in Their 20’s & 30’s @ Valley Diner
Dec 19 @ 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.

Kailua, HI: MS Talk Group @ Kailua Seventh-Day Adventist Church
Dec 19 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Meets the third Thursday of each month

Dec
20
Thu
2018
West Haven, CT: Vetrans MS Support Group @ West Haven Vetrans Administration Hospital Bldg 2, 3rd floor
Dec 20 @ 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: Yoga for Everyone @ Chapter 126
Dec 20 @ 1:00 pm

A Yoga Class designed for all ages, abilities and body types. Through the practice of yoga, one is empowered to benefit physically, mentally and spiritually by gaining strength, dignity and grace. One only needs their breath and an open mind to have a successful practice. Meets Every Thursday at 1 pm. All equipment provided.