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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.

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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