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Support Group Meetings & Activities Calendar

Seattle Dizzy Group Events are FREE to attend.

Friends and family are always welcome to accompany dizzy loved ones.

We hope you can join us!

Meeting Details:

Meetings are usually held on the 2nd Saturday afternoon of each month.

*Meeting date/time may vary depending on library meeting room availability*

A few basic snacks are provided as well as hot water for Via coffee and tea.
You are invited to bring something yummy to share for a light potluck lunch.

(Please note there are no kitchen facilities).

Meeting Location:

Green Lake Library Meeting Room
7364 E. Green Lake Dr. N. Seattle, WA 98115

(http://www.spl.org/locations/green-lake-branch)

The Library Meeting Room is located on the lower level of the library.

There is a direct handicap accessible entrance off of the library parking lot.

Park for free in the library lot or across the street in the Green Lake lot. Or, there is plenty of nearby street parking available (paid and free options).

RSVP:

RSVP appreciated.  Or, feel free to just show up.

See Activities page for more information.

If you have questions about Support Group Meetings and Activities, please contact us via website form or email info@SeattleDizzyGroup.org.

October 2018

Support Group Meeting – Sat, Oct. 13th – 1-3 pm at Green Lake Library

This meeting we will be celebrating 12 years together!

October marks twelve years that we have been meeting as a support group.  We will share group highlights and favorite personal memories and also hear your suggestions and ideas for the future.

As part of our celebration, you will have the chance to win a drawing for FREE Seattle Dizzy Group items!

September 2018

Walk for Balance Event – Sat, Sept. 22nd – 12-2:30 pm at Green Lake

In celebration of Balance Awareness Week and Falls Prevention Awareness Day/Week, Seattle Dizzy Group will host our Eighth Annual Walk for Balance Event at Green Lake.  This is a fun community event where we will “Walk a Mile in Dizzy Shoes” together to help create greater awareness for vestibular and balance disorders and show our support for people living with chronic dizziness and imbalance–in Seattle and beyond.

Save the date and plan to join us!

More information and event details:

www.seattledizzygroup.org/walk-for-balance

July & August 2018

No Support Group Meeting

We will take a summer break and will not meet in July or August.

June 2018

Support Group Meeting – Sat, June 9th – 1-3 pm at Green Lake Library

This meeting we will have a Friends and Family Potluck.

This will be a fun time and a great opportunity to show our appreciation for those who help and care for us as well as a chance for our loved ones to learn more about vestibular disorders and the challenges of living with chronic dizziness and imbalance.  We’ll invite friends and family to share their perspective with us and also give them the opportunity to ask questions so that they might better understand what we’re going through and how to offer support to us.  We’ll also discuss tips for summer.

Please bring something yummy to share for a light potluck lunch.

(Note:  There are no kitchen facilities).

Bring your friends and family.  Or, come by yourself.  No guests required.

May 2018

Support Group Meeting – Sat, May 12th – 1-3 pm at Green Lake Library
This meeting we will have a Guest Speaker on the topic of

“Gentle Yoga”

Come hear from yoga instructor Beverly Holstun who will share and discuss with us about Gentle Yoga and how it can help us cope with chronic vestibular illness.  We will learn how yoga can help increase mindfulness, reduce stress, and improve balance.  We will also have the opportunity to practice a few modified, gentle yoga stretches appropriate for those with chronic dizziness and imbalance (easy exercises which can be done from a seated or supported position to accommodate postural limitations and restricted head movement) as well as breathing exercises to relieve stress and anxiety.

April 2018

Support Group Meeting – Sat, April 14th – 1-3 pm at Green Lake Library
This meeting we will have a Guest Speaker on the topic of

“Postural Control & Balance”

Come hear from vestibular physical therapist Morgan Kriz who will share and discuss with us about how postural control helps maintain balance. We will learn about the role of the cervical spine and the somatosensory system (musculoskeletal and joint systems) in relation to balance and dizziness. We will also have the opportunity to practice a few strengthening and stretching techniques for maintaining better posture.

More information about our speaker:  www.pugetsoundent.com/vestibular-rehabilitation

March 2018

Support Group Meeting – Sat, Mar 10th – 1-3 pm at Green Lake Library
This meeting we will have a Guest Speaker on the topic of

“Mind Over What Matters”

Come hear from Lela Becker of Passionate Path Coaching who will share and discuss with us about the mind-body connection and teach us how her Mind Over What Matters System can help us cope with chronic illness and improve our quality of life. We will learn skills to restore a healthy mind-body balance, including practicing techniques to release negative emotions, alleviate stress and anxiety, and reframe our outlook to invite healing.

More information about our speaker:  www.PassionatePathCoaching.com

February 2018

Support Group Meeting – Sat, Feb 10th – 1-3 pm at Green Lake Library
This meeting our discussion topic will be:

“Isolation & Loneliness”

We will discuss how chronic illness may cause or increase isolation and feelings of loneliness. We will talk about ways to cope with feeling isolated and alone as well as share strategies to maintain social connections while living with chronic illness.

January 2018

Support Group Meeting – Sat, Jan 13th – 1-3 pm at Green Lake Library
This meeting our discussion topic will be:

“Chronic Illness Dilemmas”

We will discuss common dilemmas of living with chronic illness including the challenge of making decisions with unpredictable health (for example, when to say “yes” to commitments as well as the importance of saying “no” to invitations). We will also share about our holiday experiences as well as our hopes for the New Year.

Past Events:

2017 Events
2016 Events
2015 Events
2014 Events
2013 Events

*Seattle Dizzy Group meetings and activities are open to the public and are not sponsored by The Seattle Public Library.*

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