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UPDATE

With the easing of government restrictions in July 2021, we are gradually returning to a schedule of regular classes, workshops and community gatherings at Lifeways. Please check this page as new events will be added as we return to normal. You can stay up-to-date with what’s on by following us on social media:

Facebook – @lifewayscentre

Instagram – Lifeways Charity

Twitter - @LifewaysCentre

As well as comfortable therapy rooms in the house, we have two new covered garden spaces available for bookings. We are taking booking enquiries at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you have any queries regarding attending an event, please contact the therapist or workshop leader direct.

FORTHCOMING WORKSHOPS, EVENTS and CLASSES

 

Escape Arts Summer Celebration Saturday 2nd July from 2pm-5pm.
This is a free, relaxed family outdoor event to celebrate 25th Years of Escape Arts in the gorgeous surroundings of Lifeways Garden, an oasis of calm in the town centre. There will be live music, including chilled out tunes from The Lounge Club plus open mic for musicians to perform, free games and creative activities, with food and drinks to purchase (no alcohol). Those attending are invited to bring a picnic and blanket or camping/deck chairs and enjoy the afternoon. Donations to support Escape Arts are welcome.


Save the date…
On September 10th, we are hosting another Scratchy Beard Picnic in the Garden with local musicians and the excellent local band Scratchy Beard. Last year it ran from 2pm to 10pm and was a wonderful show-case for hugely talented local musicians. A chance to unwind with a bit of dancing at the end.

 
 Guided Meditation, Journaling & Reflection - with Lucy James

Join Lucy James for an hour of guided meditation, journalling and reflection to connect with your soul's true calling and to set the seed of intention for healing, self-nurturing and growth.

Wed 29th Jun & Wed 13th July.

7:30pm - 8:30pm £6.50 per person 

 

Run-Talk-Run

Starting Tuesday 29th March 2022 - Get your mental health boost from a FREE weekly 5km run and friendly chat about how we're all doing. All abilities welcome. We will meet every Tuesday from 6pm at Lifeways. Please sign up via the HEYLO app. 

 

Heritage Crafts Workshops - Starting in 2022 

Green woodworking and blacksmith tool making in Lifeways Garden with local craftsman Richard Weaver. For more details, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Tarthang Tulku - Kum Nye Tibetan Yoga

Even when you find yourself in situations that arouse great anger, frustration, or pain, you can dissolve the disturbance by just being aware of your breathing, slightly paying attention and making the breath calm, slow and rhythmical

Tibetan yoga sessions at Lifeways every Monday, 5pm - 6pm.

It's £7 persession. (Any surplus goes to the Alain Rouveure Nepal Fund).

Everyone is welcome to come and relax, whatever age, experience or physical condition. Please contact Simon This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. if you have any questions, or if you plan to come, or if you would like to arrange a session at a different time/day.

 

 

Men's Group

An opportunity for men to meet up for a chat over a cup of coffee in the peaceful setting of Lifeways

 

Retreat -  by John Earls

Saturday 16th July, 9am -5pm

This retreat offers time for self-investment post-Covid and helps set a new direction for personal happiness and and wellbeing for the future.

 

REGULAR CLASSES & MEETINGS 

Meditation

Mondays from 11am to 12noon - Contact Karen Lesto on 07787 123 847
Occasional sessions with Angela Chalmers, 01789 551 667
Occasional sessions with Lucy James, 07876 827 307
 
Pilates
Fridays from 10am to 11am – Contact Paula Belcher on 07850 519 368 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Reminder no classes Friday 1st & 8th of July, returning on Friday 15th of July 
New Pilates Class for August at Lifeways on Tuesday evenings 2nd -30th 6.00-7.00pm - Contact Paul Belcher on 07850 519368 
 
Tai Chi for people with Parkinson’s
Fridays from 11:30am to 12:30pm - Contact Stephen Newman on 07795 418 814
 
Yoga
Mondays from 3pm to 4:15pm – Contact Karen Lesto on 07787 123 847
Tuesdays from 2pm to 3:15pm - Contact Jane Longville on 07946 389 070
Wednesdays from 9:45am to 11:15am - Contact Jane Longville on 07946 389 070
 
Seated Yoga
Wednesdays from 11:30am to 12:30pm - Contact Jane Longville on 07946 389 070
 
Tibetan Yoga
Mondays from 5pm to 6pm – Contact Simon Cook on 07582 881 696
 

Green Minds Gardening Group - An open and friendly group for anyone who wants to improve their wellbeing by spending time outdoors growing fruit and vegetables on the Green Minds allotment at Lifeways. Meets every Monday from 11am to 1pm. Contact Keith Wellstead 07718 196577

Escape Arts Gardening Group Grow, Cook CrEATe - Meets Mondays 1pm to 3pm. Contact Escape Arts for details Contact Us - Escape Arts

Neighbours with Needles – Sewing and Knitting Craft Group for local folk

Tuesdays from 10am till 12 noon in the Lifeways garden gazebo with Sue Short – 07760 466 872

Carer’s Support Café – for all carer’s and ex-carers, free of charge

Check current meeting times with contact Nicky Harvey - 07860 282 663

Al Anon - for the families and friends of alcoholics, who share their experience, strength and hope in order to solve their common problems

Please check with the Lifeways office for current meeting times 01789 292052

Bounce Back - a support group run by, and for, local women who have had a Breast Cancer diagnosis, who have come together to share experiences and support each other.

Please check with the Lifeways office for current meeting times 01789 292052

Yoga with Jane Longville  Tuesday Hatha class 2pm - 3:30am, Wednesday Hatha class 9:45am - 11:15am. Yoga for Healthy Aging 11:30 - 12:30.  All ages and abilities welcome. Sessions include a variety of techniques including postures, meditation, relaxation and breathing. Call Jane to book on 07946 389 070 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Moo Music - musical fun for babies and toddlers. Sessions vary, contact for up-to-date times (2) Moo Music Stratford plus Hatton, Wellesbourne & Kineton | Facebook

 

 

 

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