Held on a regular basis for clients and their carers, each group is facilitated by a trained counsellor and registered nurse. All members are welcome to attend any of the Support Groups. Gold coin donations are gratefully appreciated for all groups.
"Meeting the Challenge"
Facilitated by Robyn Yates RN., this group will be held from 10:30am - 12:30pm on the third Wednesday of the month alternating between Penrith & Katoomba centres:
- Connecting with the organisation and our philosophy, aims and objectives
- Learning about therapies & groups and where they can best be used
- Meeting our staff, therapists & other clients
- Finding out how we can best support you
- Having a look at our library
Penrith centre - Wednesday 14th February
Katoomba centre - Wednesday 15th March
Cost: Gold Coin Donation
"Mindfulness Meditation" with Geoff Heard
A long-term mindfulness practitioner, Geoff will guide you in developing mindfulness skills for use in formal practice and in everyday life. It has been shown that with regular practice there can be a positive impact on stress levels, anxiety and depression, as well as chronic illness and pain.
Penrith Centre: 6 week course (Thursdays)
Commencing Thursday, 9 February 2017 from 10am - 12noon
Cost: $5.00 per session for BMCH members
Lymphoedema Support Group
Providing an opportunity to discuss any issues you may be facing with Lymphoedema and strategies for coping with it. The next meeting will be facilitated by Michael on Friday 17 February 2017 from 1.30pm to 3.00pm at the Penrith Centre.
Re-commencing at Penrith Centre on Friday, 3rd February 2017. The classes generally run for 8 weeks. No art experience necessary to benefit from this type of therapy. Please call 4721 1317 to book your place. $5 per session for BMCH members
Weekly classes for beginners and intermediates held at:
BMCH Centre, Katoomba by qualified teacher Patrice Thomas every Tuesday during school terms. Contact 4721 5823 for detail.
Penrith Centre by qualified teacher Virginia Field every Tuesday during school terms. Contact 4721 1317 for detail.
Cost $5 per class for BMCH members
Re-commencing in 2017 at Katoomba BMCH Centre on Wednesdays 1.30pm - 2.30pm. Classes run by qualified yoga teacher Helen Laird. For more information, please contact Helen on 0404 180 481. $5 per session for BMCH members