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Emotional Wellbeing

Looking after your emotional wellbeing

Discover more about taking care of your emotional wellbeing with Diane Aronson

Health and wellbeing coaching

An introduction to health and wellbeing coaching with Deimante Sidlauskaite

Relaxation and meditation for stress and pain management

Ali Potter, Health & Mindset Coach and Osteopath, leads a relaxation session

Managing anxiety

A session with Anxiety UK’s Dave Smithson on dealing with anxiety

Hypnotherapy and relaxation techniques

This session explored hypnotherapy and relaxation techniques as a tool to manage pain

Emotional wellbeing tips

Different ways to look after your mental health and emotional wellbeing

Mindfulness for axial SpA

An introduction to Mindfulness with Sophie Matthew

Mindful movement

Mindful movement sessions to help your axial SpA and general wellbeing

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Ian Young is a Somatic Movement teacher who has had AS since he was 13 years old. In this session, Ian guides you in a gentle Somatics sessio

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Self care for axial SpA

Zoë's simple self care tips

Life coaching for axial SpA

Learn how life coaching can help you make changes in your life and manage your axial SpA with Dr Julie Vallortigara (PhD)