wellbeing

Charity mascot Harold the Giraffe posts daily diary following school closures to help keep Devon’s children healthy and happy

Authored by sharon goble

The animal mascot of South West children’s charity Life Education Wessex has launched a daily blog to give health and wellbeing advice to children in Devon aged 3 to 11, who can’t go to school because of the Coronavirus shutdown.

Harold the Giraffe is the well-known mascot of the national charity, Coram Life Education. A Harold puppet usually accompanies LEW’s specialist educators when...

Learn Indian Head Massage

Learn to give an Indian Head Massage! Learn massage techniques to use on the upper back, shoulders, arms, neck, face and scalp, and put it all together into full 30 minute routine to use on friends and family. Ideal for the complete beginner, or as a refresher for therapists, plus you can upscale the training now or later to gain an accredited qualification.

Class sizes are small (from 4 to 6 people), so you will have plenty of individual attention and practice, plus the chance to follow up after the workshop if you're unsure of anything.

Students will be paired up and...

Indian Head Massage Workshop in Plymouth

Learn to perform Indian Head Massage! On this fun, one-day workshop in Mannamead, in Plymouth, you will learn massage techniques to use on the upper back, shoulders, arms, neck and scalp, and put it all together into a full 25 - 30 minute treatment to use on friends and family. Class sizes are small (from 4 to 6 people), so you will have plenty of individual attention and practice, plus the chance to follow up after the workshop if you're unsure of anything.

Students will be paired up and will work on each other, and at the end of the day you will give and receive a full...

Indian Head Massage Workshop in Plymouth

Learn to perform Indian Head Massage! On this fun, one-day workshop in Mannamead, in Plymouth, you will learn massage techniques to use on the upper back, shoulders, arms, neck and scalp, and put it all together into a full 25 - 30 minute treatment to use on friends and family. Class sizes are small (from 4 to 6 people), so you will have plenty of individual attention and practice, plus the chance to follow up after the workshop if you're unsure of anything.

Training is thorough, (much more than just a basic introduction) and is delivered by a professional therapist and tutor...

Indian Head Massage Workshop

Learn to perform Indian Head Massage on friends and family! On this fun, one-day workshop in Mannamead, in Plymouth, you will learn massage techniques to use on the upper back, shoulders, arms, neck and scalp, and put it all together into a 25 - 30 minute routine. Class sizes are small (from 4 to 6 people), so you will have plenty of individual attention and practice, plus the chance to follow up after the workshop if you're unsure of anything.

Indian Head Massage is a lovely skill, either as a full treatment or knowing how to use a few techniques to help ease back or neck...

Permaban achieves Investors in People Health & Wellbeing Award

Authored by SharpEdge Marketing

Lee Mill-based manufacturer Permaban is celebrating achieving the Investors In People Health & Wellbeing Award.

The Award recognises companies with a strong culture of staff welfare which is espoused by management and staff alike.

Founded in 1983, Permaban now employs 39 staff drawn mainly from Plymouth and South Devon. It manufactures metal joints which are used in the...

Conference to educate in digital safety and wellbeing

Authored by Mary

Experts will be gathering at Plymouth University this month to discuss digital safety in social care, health and education settings.

Among the speakers at the Digital Wellbeing and Safeguarding Conference on 16 May will be Lorin LaFave, the mother of teenager Breck Bednar who was tragically murdered as a result of online grooming.

Lorin told her story recently in the BBC3 TV...

Young patients take a health and wellbeing retreat

Authored by Sarah Parker

A group of 25 teenagers and young adults went on a trip to Newquay for an afternoon of surf, sea and segway; to emphasise the importance of health and wellbeing following cancer treatment.

The group of young adults, both current and former patients, from the Teenage and Young Adult Cancer Service at Derriford Hospital, were treated to lunch, followed by a talk by Clinical Oncologist,...

Plymouth launches Jump into January

Authored by Sarah Parker

Local people are invited to attend an event which kicks off a month of health and wellbeing activities.

Jump Into January will launch at Plymouth’s Central Library on Saturday 10 January from 10am to 2pm.

This is Plymouth City Council’s Libraries Service’s first month-long programme of health and wellbeing events to kick start the New Year, in partnership with Plymouth...

La La Choirs: Mind, Body and Soul Music

Authored by Claire Colman

A concert to raise awareness and much needed funds for Hamoaze House, Plymouth. The theme has been chosen to support the objectives of Hamoaze House and their work.

Hamoaze House was set up on the 30th June 1998, Co-founded by the late Roma French and Bob Underwood. They acquired registered charity status on the 7th July 1998. They offer day support rehabilitation facilities for people...

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