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Stress Management and Relaxation with Jenny

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Relaxation with Jenny

Hi I’m Jenny. I am retired now but worked for 30 years in the NHS in a physical rehabilitation setting. I am offering stress management and relaxation workshops at Singleton Environment Centre on John Wesley School Road, Singleton.


Everyone gets stressed at times and relaxation is one of the best ways to help with this. My sessions on stress management, relaxation and relaxation for pain management may be helpful to you.

During these sessions you will find out about the causes of stress and the effects that it has on the body. You will have the opportunity to practice different methods of relaxation and to try my own colour relaxation technique which has been successfully used to help control and manage pain. I have carried out numerous relaxation sessions with patients in my previous role and attended many courses in meditation, relaxation and colour therapy to improve my skills. I worked with patients who had had strokes or other neurological conditions like MS and Parkinson’s and people who had experienced life changing injuries or amputations. I found that many patients were very stressed due to their disabilities, particularly if this had been a sudden onset. I became quite an expert on different relaxation techniques and was able to develop some of my own. I could usually find a method to suit everyone, one they could take away and practice on their own too. As my techniques were so successful, I also carried out teaching sessions for staff.

Each session lasts around two and a half hours. The cost is £10 per session which includes a tea or coffee. All proceeds go to the centre charity – Singleton Spaces.

At the moment there are 6 dates at Singleton Environment Centre for 2023 but other sessions could be scheduled depending on take up. I am also willing to visit local groups and workplaces in and around Ashford to deliver sessions.

Booking is essential – please contact the centre manager to book or for further details.


Stress Management Sessions – February 11th and June 10th – 10am to 1pm

Causes of stress – The effects on the body – Fight or Flight response – Panic attacks – Hyperventilation – Instant calming techniques – Long term stress management – Benefits of relaxation – Methods of relaxation including breathing, progressive and visualisation

Relaxation Sessions – March 11th and August 12th – 10am to 1pm

Breathing exercises – Instant calming techniques – Tension/relaxation technique – Beach visualisation – The history of healing with colour – My colour relaxation

Relaxation for pain management – May 13th and September 9th – 10am to 1pm 

Information about chakras – Types of pain and alternative treatments – Deep colour relaxation which can be used for pain management – Explanation of the colours, their physical and emotional properties and the parts of the body that relate to them

Areas: Ashford and surrounding areas

Languages: English

Keywords: Relaxation, Stress Management

Last Updated: 23rd May, 2023

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