Penny Brohn UK

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Self Acupressure


Penny Brohn Well-being consultant Alex Turner continues to share the wisdom and knowledge of this 2000-year-old form of medicine from the East. Join him to discover the joy of your body’s innate healing wisdom, through acupressure touch. Learn some of the beautiful names, their locations and functions of some of the key acupressure points and how to apply them yourself.

This session will focus on points to help control menopausal symptoms.

If you suffer from hot flushes, night sweats, headaches and anxiety, some of the Kidney and Heart acupressure points can help with regaining a sense of control.

The Kidneys relate to the Water element, and the Heart to the Fire element, so we are learning to control and balance the Fire and the Water axis.

Everyone is welcome to this session. Attendance to previous sessions is unnecessary, everything will be explained in full.

You may wish to come as an observer; should you choose to take part, Alex advises wearing loose trousers, as he plans to introduce some gentle stretches to stimulate these points.

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Frequently Asked Questions

We believe that everybody should have equal access to the practical, emotional and social support they need to live life as fully as possible with the impact of cancer.
These sessions are made possible by your generosity. They are run entirely on a donation basis. There are no set charges, we simply ask you to give what you can - if you can.

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email from Zoom containing information about how to join the session.

We use Zoom for our online sessions. You can download Zoom for your PC/Laptop or find it on iOS App Store or Google Play.

Zoom have created a video and guidance on joining a session.

For the comfort and safety of everyone joining our online groups we have a few room rules we ask everyone to observe.

  • Try and arrive on time for the start of the session if you can, if you do join late please mute yourself on entry to avoid disturbing others.
  • In general it makes for a better group experience if people can see each other, but do feel free to turn your video camera off if you are not feeling up to being visible that day
  • Make yourself comfortable and join the meeting from your favourite cosy space, but if your video camera is on, please check what can be seen by others. Although pyjamas are fine if you’re currently bed-bound, do dress in a way that is appropriate for a group gathering.
  • Please keep yourself on mute unless you are talking, especially when there may be distracting noises in the background.
  • Take part in discussions and question-and-answer sessions, if you want to, but please listen to others and help the meeting host to ensure everyone has time to speak if they wish. The group lead may suggest using the hands up icon or typing questions into
    the chat box.
  • If group participants share personal stories and sensitive information, please treat this as confidential and avoid disclosing anything outside of the group without their permission.
  • Should a group participant share information that raises a concern for their personal safety, we will follow this up privately in line with our safeguarding responsibilities.
  • Technical failures and internet problems are quite common with online platforms, if the facilitator or another participant experiences problems please be understanding.
  • In the unlikely event that a group participant says or does something inappropriate in a session, we will immediately remove them from the room and may take further action.

Thank you.

Advice given by Penny Brohn UK does not replace advice given by your healthcare professional or medical guidance.

Online group meetings are not suitable for discussing individual medical treatments or concerns, please note that we offer integrative doctor consultations and other therapeutic support by phone or video consultation for Penny Brohn UK clients requiring tailored advice and support.

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Mar 02 2021


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

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