Relaxation and Self-care Programmes

Colour Breathing Relaxation Therapy Laughter Yoga Therapy #think5do5; tools for wellbeing We welcome enquiries about local programmes and the booking of Health Trainers for programme delivery – contact us to find out more.

Be Active Programmes

Verve Health Trainers are also trained in a range of physical activity programmes suitable for groups in a community setting. Chair based exercise (for those with limited mobility) Chi Me (Tai Chi influenced exercise) On Your Feet (for mobile older people) Cycle leader Walking for health (for those who would like to be more active… Continue reading Be Active Programmes

Healthy Eating Programmes

Verve Community Health Trainers offer a range of healthy eating programmes for groups in the community, including the following: CookIt Food Values GoodFoodToolkit To find out more about these programmes on the Promoting Wellbeing Division webpage click here We welcome enquiries about local programmes and the booking of Health Trainers for programme delivery – contact… Continue reading Healthy Eating Programmes

Community Strength and Balance

Some of our Health Trainers are certified in OCN NI Level 3 Award in Planning and Leading a Physiotherapy Designed Exercise Programme in Fall Prevention and Strength and Balance Training. The Strength and Balance programme aims to provide a programme for falls prevention in a community setting.   What is Strength & Balance? Strength & Balance… Continue reading Community Strength and Balance

Verve Referral Form

Please complete this form with your referral agent Why we ask you for the following information: The information gathered will be collated by the coordinator of the Neighbourhood Renewal Health Improvement Project for Craigavon. This is so that you can be contacted and signposted to the most appropriate activity available through this project for your… Continue reading Verve Referral Form

Better Days Pain Support Programme

Chronic or persistent pain is pain that carries on for longer than 12 weeks despite medication or treatment. The Better Days Pain Support Programme is designed to improve the mental health and understanding of those who suffer from pain. A range of approaches are taken to support you in this journey. The programme is facilitated… Continue reading Better Days Pain Support Programme

Forest Bathing Programme

What is Forest Bathing? Forest bathing (or Shinrin-Yoku in Japanese) was developed in Japan in 1982 as part of a national health programme designed to reduce population stress levels and deaths that had resulted from a culture of over-work. Forest bathing is a mindful, multisensory experience in nature that supports participants to relieve stress by… Continue reading Forest Bathing Programme

Mini Health Checks

Mini Health Checks Health Trainers are trained to provide you with a screening of your: Body weight and Body Mass Index Body Composition Analysis Blood Pressure Waist measurement This check will help you to take stock of your health and is available as part of your one to one assessment or as a stand alone… Continue reading Mini Health Checks

Community Gym

Community Gym Community gym is available at The Fitzone Foundation and at Clan Na Gael GAA.  Health Trainers have level  2 or 3 gym instruction qualifications and will support you in the Community gym to achieve your physical activity goals in a relaxed, welcoming and supportive environment. This can be at the venue that suits… Continue reading Community Gym

One to One Health Coaching

Verve Community Health Trainers help people by providing personalised one to one support, and encouragement to help motivate you to make sustainable lifestyle changes. You will be supported to make manageable goals in the following areas. Emotional and Mental Wellbeing Having high levels of wellbeing is something deeply personal. It means something different to each… Continue reading One to One Health Coaching