GOSW health and wellbeing course with MS Assoc

Ref: C3125546

The course is for anyone who has MS and could benefit from our ‘Get Out Stay Well’ program. We will provide learners with new topical skills and information to use in their daily lives. We will cover healthy eating, sleep, relaxation, Tai Chi for beginners and the benefits of exercise. Every week we will also do a range of gentle, chair based exercises to help improve circulation and movement and we will end with a relaxation exercise.

Additional information about this course

For people who have Multiple Sclerosis MS

Course aim

To provide a weekly health and well-being course for people who have MS, that includes; gentle chair based exercise, relaxation and segments on sleep, healthy eating and the benefits of exercise and more.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • Explain why our body needs enough sleep and how to help get it.
  • Summaries the benefits of exercise.
  • Demonstrate two Tai Chi moves and list some benefits of performing them.
  • Explain why relaxation can help us.
  • Demonstrate four new gentle exercise moves, which can help improve circulation and movement.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning
  • You may be asked to undertake additional work in your own time to support your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning

What else do I need to know?

  • Wear comfortable clothes, ready to do gentle exercises.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

Download full course outline

GOSW health and wellbeing course with MS Assoc Course Outline


You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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