Picture3Special Events @ IWHC

Next Week | Koori Women’s Group Healing Hearts DVD launch!

All welcome! We are proud to be supporting the launch of the Koori Women’s Group Healing Hearts DVD. This short film profiles the strength and importance of Koori women in our community. This inspiring production brings together elders and young women to talk about what their hearts mean to them – emotionally, spiritually, physically and how this connects them to and underpins community.
When | Thursday 3rd April 4-8pm
Where | Centenary Hall, Albion Park
Keynote Speaker | Gareth Ward MP (Member for Kiama)
Guest Speakers | Anna Watson MP (Member for Shellharbour), The Hon Linda Burney (Deputy Leader of the Opposition and Shadow Minister for Aboriginal Affairs) and Cr Marianne Shaliba (Mayor, Shellharbour City Council).
Music and food provided – come along to help us celebrate!!

New!

Want to quit smoking? Come to our new 6 week program where Gabi our health promotion officer will work with you to quit. 1 May at 11am for two hours. Call 4255 6800 to book your place

Single Mum? A new group is forming within the Illawarra community to support single women and their children. Come along, and help get it started with your own ideas about what you want and what you need. 30th April at 10am @ IWHC. Call Denika on 0431 095 530

Coming Soon | Dietician/nutritionist and Acupuncturist – call 4255 6800 to put your name on our waiting list.

Would you like to use our rooms for your own group that will support women’s health and well being? Please call Dianne, our Centre Coordinator on 4225 6800. Rooms are free of charge.

Regular activities @ IWHC

(some activities won’t be on from 14-25 April due to the school holidays, Easter and Anzac Day – please call 4255 6800 to confirm your activity is on)

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

Tuesdays:
10-11am: Yoga – great for seniors ($8 a class)
11.30-2.30pm: Craft Connections FREE
7-9pm: Belly dancing ($12.50 a class)

Wednesdays:
11am-12pm: Tai Chi for beginners ($7 a class)
1.3-2.3pm: Strength & Conditioning
2-4pm: Fibromyalgia Support Group (meets last Wednesday of the month, entrance via rear door of Centre)
6-7.00pm: Drumming – beginners (for more information contact Elena 0408 111 093)
7- 8.00pm: Drumming – advanced (for more information contact Elena 0408 111 093)

Thursdays:
10-11am: Seniors Exercise class $7
1-2pm – Guided Relaxation class (including Meditation) – FREE
3.45-4.45pm – Strength & Conditioning (call Tamara Carmody on 0451955609)

Fridays:
12-1pm: HeartMoves, a gentle exercise program providing a fun, social and safe way to be active. $4 a class. Please call 4225 6800 to book.
7-8.30pm: Sing for your Soul – May 23rd, June 20th , July 25th, August 22nd , Sept 19th , Oct 10th, Nov 7th, Dec 5th. Each class is $20. Contact Ganga at ganga@singingtheself.com or 0412 551 182 or Julia on 0400 420 643 for more information.

Sundays:
12-1pm: Alchemy Crystal Singing Bowls, crystal sound therapy. 2-3pm, 2nd and 4th Sunday every month (except 27th April). $10.

For further information on any of the above classes please call 4255 6800 or email info@womenshealthcentre.com.au

Our rooms are available for free of charge for women’s groups to meet – please contact us 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 4255 6800 for appointments unless alternate mobile number is provided below

We very warmly welcome Dr Sheena Wilmot and Dr Ann Schippers who will be starting at our Centre in April and May, and our sincere thanks to Dr Alison McIntyre, who although retiring after working for 4 years here and providing such wonderful service will be returning periodically to keep supporting us.

Women’s Health Doctor will be available for consultations on 22-23 April, every Thursday starting 1st May and also on 5-6 May.

Women’s Health Nurse Consultant Clinic is available Monday to Thursday

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 (Hawaiin) 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.
4-6pm Counsellor, by appointment FREE

Thursdays:
9am-4pm Counsellor by appointment FREE
9am-4pm Massage Therapist (Linda Fenech) by appointment 4255 6800

Fridays:
9am-4pm Counsellor (free of charge to all women)
9am-4pm Massage Therapist (Linda Fenech) by appointment 4255 6800
Reflexology – for appointments please call Denise on 0402 86 3611.

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

To subscribe to our monthly information update please email info@womenshealthcentre.com.au.

Illawarra Women’s Health Centre is a women’s health focused medical practice and health care centre, where we also provide a range of complementary therapies, a pelvic floor chair, massage, counselling, educative groups/sessions on women’s health and wellbeing and we provide rooms free of charge for women’s groups to meet. The majority of our services are low cost or are for free.

www.womenshealthcentre.com.au

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s