At Move More, we know that when you’re living with and beyond cancer even a small amount of gentle exercise can help reduce your fatigue and leave you feeling better. That’s why Macmillan Cancer Support has developed a range of activities in your area.
Macmillan in Lanarkshire currently have a wide variety of sessions up and running at partner organisations CultureNL and NL Leisure venues.
Gentle Movement (based on Chi Gung)
Gentle Movement is based on Chi Gung, an ancient Chinese practice aligning breathing, physical activity, mental and spiritual awareness.
Bellshill Cultural Centre
Mondays, 11.15am – 12.30pm
Muirfield Community Centre, Cumbernauld (Easy Movers)
Mondays, 1pm – 2pm
Mondays, 1.30pm – 2.30pm
Tuesdays, 1.30pm – 2.30pm
Circuit classes are led by specially trained cancer rehabilitation and exercise instructors. They use a variety of simple cardiovascular and strength exercises which are adaptable to provide an individualised physical activity programme.
Sir Matt Busby Centre
Mondays, 2pm – 3.30pm
Mondays, 4pm – 5.30pm
Wishaw Sports Centre
Wednesdays, 1.30pm – 3pm
Tryst Sports Centre
Wednesdays, 2pm – 3.30pm
Airdrie Leisure Centre
Thursdays, 10am – 11.30am
Fridays, 9am – 10.30am
Macmillan Friendly Walk
Macmillan cancer-friendly walks are short, sociable walks that provide a supportive, friendly environment encouraging anyone affected by cancer to become more active.
Pivot Centre, Moodiesburn – in partnership with Get Walking Lanarkshire
View Café – Viewpark Parish Church – in partnership with Get Walking Lanarkshire
Orbiston Neighbourhood Centre – in partnership with Get Walking Lanarkshire
Newarthill Community Centre – in partnership with Get Walking Lanarkshire
Tryst Sport Centre – in partnership with Get Walking Lanarkshire
Motherwell Library – in partnership with Get Walking Lanarkshire
Maggie’s Lanarkshire, Monklands Hospital – in partnership with Get Walking Lanarkshire
2nd Wednesday of the month, 11am
Bellshill Cultural Centre – in partnership with Get Walking Lanarkshire
Muirfield Community Centre – in partnership with Get Walking Lanarkshire
Glenboig Community Centre – in partnership with Get Walking Lanarkshire
Macmillan Friendly Gardening
Macmillan Community Gardening groups are a fun way of becoming more active. They provide a supportive, friendly environment with various gardening tasks available for novice or experienced gardeners.
Wednesdays, 10.30am – 12pm