Shepparton wellbeing day for women affected by cancer

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Location:  Shepparton Senior Citizens Hall

Program: In person

Address: 132 Welsford St, Shepparton VIC 3630, Australia

Audience: Any woman who has had (recently or in the past) a cancer diagnosis. Family/ partners/ support people of women with a cancer diagnosis are also welcome to attend.

A Counterpart staff member and Peer Support Volunteer are visiting your area in November.  Join us for a day of wellbeing events and connecting with others who’ve had a similar experience.

All events are free and a light lunch will be provided. You are welcome to stay for all or part of the day.

Program for the day

10.00am                            Registration and welcome. Introduction to Counterpart and other services

10.30am–11.20am          A creative activity lead by a local practitioner

11.20am–11.30pm         Morning tea

11.30am–12.30pm        What a difference exercising makes, hear the latest

12.30pm–1.15pm           Lunch

1.15pm-2.30pm               Qigong (gentle, mindful movement) finishing with a meditation

2.30pm-2.45pm               Close

Counterpart is happy to be partnering with the Peter Copulos Cancer and Wellness Centre, GV Health Shepparton for this special event.


Online registrations for this event have closed.
To register please call 1300 781 500 or email [email protected].

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More information about the program and presenters

Art therapy – Vicki Woodhouse

A guided creative experience with a local art therapist.

Vicki Woodhouse has had a career in the welfare sector, in the Goulburn Valley area, for close to thirty years. Counselling and group work, combined with Creative Therapy, are her prime areas of practice.

Exercising and cancer – Chloe Carr and Michelle McIntosh

What a difference exercising makes, listen to Chloe and Michelle talking about the latest.

Chloe Carr graduated from Bendigo Latrobe with a Bachelor in Exercise Science and a Masters in Exercise Physiology. She’s been working as a generalist EP with an interest in oncology for the last 18 months.

Michelle McIntosh graduated 10 years ago from Federation Univ (Ballarat) with a Bachelor in Exercise Science and a Graduate Diploma in Exercise Physiology. Michelle’s main clinical interest is main interest is exercise oncology.

Qi gong and meditation – Jen Scandolera

Qigong brings you into yourself, allowing the demands of life to fall away, and leave you feeling calm, grounded and more present.

Being present is the place of healing and allowing, which can then reduce anxiety, temper strong emotions and it can even assist regular breathing and improve overall health.

Jen has been in the fitness industry for 30 years teaching many other activities to help people stay fit and have fun doing it. However, to share yoga & qigong has been her calling.

In 2020, Jen went through a cancer journey with oesophageal cancer and has used the healing benefits of Qigong & yoga to now become healthy and vital once more.

Last Updated: 7 March, 2024 10:35 am