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)
*please note – due to Covid-19, all Gentle Movement Classes are suspended but is being reviewed*
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
*please note – due to Covid-19, Circuit Classes have resumed with limited numbers*
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.
Mondays, 4pm – 5.30pm
Wishaw Sports Centre
Wednesdays, 1.30pm – 2.30pm
Tryst Sports Centre
Wednesdays, 2.40pm – 3.40pm
Airdrie Leisure Centre
Thursdays, 10am – 11.30am
Macmillan Friendly Walk
*please note – Macmillan Friendly Walks are still active*
Macmillan cancer-friendly walks are short, sociable walks that provide a supportive, friendly environment encouraging anyone affected by cancer to become more active.
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
*please note – due to Covid-19, Macmillan Friendly Gardening is suspended*
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