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The Wellbeing Service aims to provide workshops and courses to help people’s mental wellbeing (eg Mindfulness for Stress Reduction workshops) and provide routes to positively engage in society (eg Self Esteem and Effective Communication courses).

We will be running the following workshops and courses for the community from the end of September 2021. They are mostly on zoom, and available to all.

All workshops and courses are FREE, and funded by Barnet & Southgate College

WORKSHOPS (online and 10am-1pm unless otherwise stated)

Anger Management. Thurs 30 Sep OR Thurs 28 Oct OR Thurs 25 Nov.  For people wanting to understand anger, and learn tools to manage it. 

Body Care. Thurs 21 Oct OR Thurs 18 Nov. For people wanting to learn simple everyday practices (eg washing, using scrubs and oils, breathing, eating and exercise) to keep the body well, and help the mind.

Gratitude Journaling for Happiness – to be confirmed.     Thurs 14 Oct (6-9pm) OR Thurs 11 Nov (6-9pm). Learn about the science of happiness, and the power of gratitude.  Includes an introduction to keeping a gratitude journal.

Make-up for Wellbeing – to be confirmed. Mon 25 Oct (2-5pm) OR Mon 29 Nov (2-5pm). Learn how to prepare the skin and use make up for everyday looks that boost wellbeing.  Includes colours and products for your own skin type.

Mind Body & Soul. Thurs 21 Oct (6-9pm) OR Thurs 11 Nov. A chance to explore the power of sound, creative visualisation and mediation for positive mental health.

Mindfulness for Stress & Anxiety Reduction. Thurs 7 Oct OR Thurs 4 Nov OR Thurs 2 Dec. For people wanting to understand stress and anxiety and learn mindfulness tools to manage.

Yoga for Trauma Release – to be confirmed.

COURSES (online and 10 weeks unless otherwise stated)

Art Course. Tues, 2-4pm, OR 6-8pm. Starting 28 September.  People of all levels learn how to develop skills and express themselves using art techniques.  

Cooking for Health (4 weeks) at Pymmes Park – to be confirmed.  Fri 3-5pm. Starting 8 Oct. Learn how to cook healthy meals with simple methods and basic equipment. Includes growing and using herbs, sprouts and micro-greens / salads.  

Effective Communication. Weds 2-4pm. Starting 29 September. How to verbally communicate with confidence in different situations. 

Gardening with Nature at Pymmes Park. Mon 11am-1pm. Starting 27 September. How to sow and grow plants, and work with nature at the same time.

Hand Sewing. Tues 11am-1pm. Starting 28 September. Learn basic techniques and stiches to create a range of items for the home. Suitable for beginners.

Jewellery Making. Tues 3-5pm. Starting 28 September.  Learn a range of techniques to make items for yourself and as gifts. Suitable for beginners.

Music Appreciation – to be confirmed.

Performance Skills. Weds 6-8pm. Starting 29 September. Learn a range of techniques, and build confidence in performing.

Personal Development. Fri 11am-1pm. Starting 1 October. To help you achieve your full potential, and build confidence to manage life’s challenges.

Self Esteem. Weds, 11am-1pm. Starting 29 September. To understand and develop skills of self esteem.

Singing Skills. Mon 6-8pm. Starting 27 September. Learn a range of techniques, and build confidence in singing.

Therapeutic Movement through Yoga – to be confirmed. Sat, 11am-12pm. Starting 2 October. Practice gentle exercises based on yoga,  to help with health and wellbeing.

Workability. Thurs, 2-4pm. Starting 30 September. To understand and develop skills for work and volunteering.

For more details, or to book a place contact Martine Drake:

Tel: 020 8906 7507          
Text: 075357 43667
E: [email protected]

How can I access this service?

Self referrals or referrals can be made.

Please ask for details from [email protected] or call 0208 906 7507
(leave a message with your telephone number and you will receive a call back as soon as possible).