What’s on @ Illawarra Women’s Health Centre | February 2014

Special Events @ IWHC

Hold the date!

We are proud to be launching the Koori Women’s Group Healing Hearts DVD

Thursday 3rd April – more details to come!

Problem Gambling – workshop @ Bellambi

An estimated 2.2 million Australians experience moderate to severe problems caused by gambling.

For every person with a gambling problem, it is estimated that an additional 5 to 10 people are adversely affected by their gambling.

Do you know someone that gambles or gamble yourself and want help? Come to our free session on Wednesday February 5th at 10.00 am, @ IWHC 12-14 Belfast Street, Warilla

Click here for more information

Koori Women of the Illawarra – Group Meeting\

You are invited to attend our first Koori Women’s Group yarning table. Your knowledge and ideas are valued and we encourage you to have input into the direction of this new exciting group.

Friday 7th February, 10am-2pm, @ IWHC 12-14 Belfast Street, Warilla

Contact Janelle Brow  4255 6800, Sylvia Campbell 0412 129 017 or Jaz Tighe 0432 799 498 for more information and to let us know if you are coming. Lunch is provided.

Click here for more information

Australian Bush Essences – Introductory Course
A beautiful course run for any woman interested in natural healing. This is for complete beginners and starting with the basics you will end a confident and competent flower essence practitioner.

Saturday and Sunday 22nd – 23rd February @ IWHC 12-14 Belfast Street, Warilla
$295 with a payment plan option. $245 early bird is paid before 7th Feb. Groups discounts

Call Julia Burdock on 0400 420 643

Koori Women’s Cooking Program

Join our FREE cooking program! Learn about nutrition, get better at cooking and have some fun!

Starting 7th March (then 14th, 21st and 28th) @ IWHC 12-14 Belfast Street, Warilla

Call Kyarna Cruse on  4220 7688

Supported by Heart Foundation and Medicare Local

Regular events @ IWHC

NEW!  Jewellery Making Classes
Coming along and learn to make your own jewellery.
Fridays 9.30am-11.30am Starting 14 February 
$5 including supplies.  No need to book, just come along!
For more information call Sonia on  0405 942 482

NEW!  HeartMoves
Heartmoves is a gentle exercise program providing a fun, social and safe way to be activity.
Fridays 12 – 1.00pm Starting 14 February 
$4 a class. Please call 4225  6800 to book.

Mondays:
10am-12.30pm – Women’s Circle – meditation, group discussions, card readings, mini Reiki sessions (no cost, all welcome meets every Monday) Starting 3rd Feb

Tuesdays:
10am-11am – Yoga – great for seniors ($8 a class) Starting 4th Feb
11.30-2.30pm – Craft Connections FREE Started
12:30 pm-2pm – Alchemy Crystal Singing Bowls ($10 a class, call Elizabeth 0430999570) Started
3.45-4.45pm – Strength & Conditioning Started
7pm-9pm – Belly dancing ($12.50 a class) Starting 11th Feb

Wednesdays:
11am-12pm – Tai Chi for beginners ($7 a class) Starting 4th Feb
1-2pm – Strength & Conditioning Started
2pm-4pm – F.M.S – Fibromyalgia Support Group (meets last Wednesday of the month, entrance via rear door of Centre)
6pm-7.00pm – Drumming – beginners (for more information contact Elena 0408 111 093) Starting 29th Jan
7pm-7.00pm – Drumming – beginners (for more information contact Elena 0408 111 093) Starting 29th Jan 

Thursdays:
10am-11am – Seniors Exercise class  $7 Starting 13th Feb
10am-11am – Guided Relaxation class (including Meditation) – gold coin donation Starting 30th Jan
1pm-2pm – Guided Relaxation class (including Meditation) – FREE Starting 9th Jan
3.45-4.45pm – Strength & Conditioning (call Tamara Carmody on 0451955609) Started
For further information on any of the above classes please call 42556800 or reply to this email.
Our rooms are available for free of charge for women’s groups to meet – contact us at the Centre if you have further inquiries.

Special health care services @ IWHC

Below is a list of some of our services @IWHC that we’ve decided to highlight this month.
Appointments are ALWAYS necessary – NO DROP-IN SERVICES ARE AVAILABLE
CALL 42556800 for appointments unless alternate mobile number is provided below

COMING SOON! Dietician/Nutritionist and Acupuncturist….details in next What’s on@IWHC

Mondays:
Psychologist (Desley Hennessy) by appointment 0412 123 293 (Bulk billing available with a mental health plan)
Homeopath (Helen McGuire) by appointment 0407 840 387
Naturopath (Amanda Howe) by appointment 0411 217 768
Massage by appointment 4225 6800

Tuesdays:
Psychologist (Desley Hennessy) by appointment 0412 123 293 (Bulk billing available with a mental health plan)
Lomi Lomi massage (Hawaiian) by appointment 4225 6800

Wednesdays:
Bowen Therapist (Deb Salvesen) by appointment 0439 493 513
Bowen Therapy is a gentle, relaxing technique that provides relief for many types of injuries and other health problems, both acute and chronic.

Thursdays:
9am-4pm Counsellor (free of charge for all women)
9am-4pm Massage Therapist (Linda Fenech) by appointment 42556800

Fridays:
9am-4pm Counsellor (free of charge to all women)
9am-4pm Massage Therapist (Linda Fenech) by appointment 42556800

Free legal advice
Provided by a lawyer from the Illawarra Legal Centre
2nd & 4th Tuesday of each month
10am-12pm
Appointments essential – call 42556800

Illawarra Women’s Health Centre is located at 2-14 Belfast Ave, Warilla.
P | 4255 6800

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