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					Mind,
Body
& Spirit
Week
festival of events
15th to 19th March 2010
In our bid to help save the planet we have not done individual copies
of this programme as it is so large. However it is available online at
www.mmu.ac.uk/humanresources/ in the latest news section.

Can you please share this copy with other members of your team and
we hope that all staff will find something of interest in the programme
to get involved in during the week of the Mind Body & Spirit Week Festival
15th-19th March.

As you will see there is a wide and diverse range of events and early
booking for events is advisable to ensure your place at the events of your
choice. You can book by emailing dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
or by calling Peter Woodier on 6430.

Everyone in Organisation Development & Training hopes you enjoy this
week of exciting events and look forward to hearing from you if you are
interested in taking part next year.
                                         Mind, Body
                                       & Spirit Week
                      15th to 19th March 2010
This hugely popular week long
programme of events is now well
embedded in MMU Life. The aim of the
Mind, Body and Spirit Programme is to
encourage people to learn something
new, to promote health and wellbeing
and awareness of diversity and equal
opportunities. The programme also
supports our vision to become a
learning organisation.

Year after year the programme gets bigger
and better with a fantastic range of sessions    In an effort to ensure that all MMU staff can
offered by MMU staff. The programme              take part in the range of activities on offer, and
includes free fitness sessions, singing for      after feedback from academic staff regarding
wellbeing, picture framing and presentation,     the timing of the programme, we have moved
and Belly-dancing! Last year we learnt how to    away from holding the programme during the
knit a shopping bag out of plastic bags. This    national Learning at Work week in May.
year we will be going a step further and you     However the annual Awards Ceremony for
can learn how to knit beautiful hand crafted     staff who have completed nationally
items using old clothes and fabrics. The         recognised work based qualifications will still
increased breadth and scale of what is on        take place during Learning at Work Week.
offer is again testimony to the wide range of
talents, skills and interests of MMU staff and   Full details of the programme are set out in
their willingness to share these with others.    this publication. I encourage every member of
My thanks to all those who will be delivering    staff to take up the opportunity to attend at
sessions during the week. On Monday 15th         least one session and to facilitate this I will
March the University Executive will be taking    as usual approve a maximum of two hours
part in a ‘Speed Meeting” at which you can       within the week for each staff member to
pose your questions to us. I look forward to     participate in any session, subject to
speaking to staff at that event.                 management approval and operational
                                                 requirements. This is in addition to any
In addition there is a wide range of             sessions you would like to attend in your
activities and offers by external                own time.
organisations. These include Bike
Maintenance with the Bicycle Boutique,
Breast Cancer awareness and Elemis Hand          Professor John Brooks
and Arm or Neck & Shoulder Massage.              Vice-Chancellor

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Monday 15 March
All Saints                                            I   Japanese food; Goyza, the art
                                                          of hand made dumplings, an
I   Sense of Calm – visual and light                      interactive session                   NEW
    therapy relaxation experience NEW                 Venue:   The Green Room Mabel Tylecote
This is part of a research project and                         Refectory
candidates will be asked to complete a short          Time:     13:30 to 14:30
questionnaire and have their pulse rate               To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
measured before and after the experience
Venue:   Purple Room All Saints                       I   Communicating with Disabled
Time:    10:00 to18:00 (individual 1 hour sessions)       People
                                                      Venue: Sandra Burslem Room 3.08
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk                Time:    14:00 to 15:00
                                                      To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
I   Wonderful decorations made
    from veggies!                                     I   Japanese Language
Venue: Sandra Burslem Building 2.12                       Taster Session                        NEW
Time:    10:00 to 11:30                               bookings by 11/3/10 to ensure session runs
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk                Venue: Sandra Burslem Room 3.01
                                                      Time:    14:00 to 15:00
I   Taoist Tai Chi & Chinese Yoga                     To Book: Email Lynn Ashby l.ashby@mmu.ac.uk

Venue: Geoffrey Manton GM222                          I   Mantra Meditation                     NEW
Time:    11:00 to 12:00                               Venue:   Geoffrey Manton, GM228 - 2nd Floor
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk                         Seminar Room
back by popular demand                                Time:    14:00 to 16:00
                                                      To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
I   Making the Most of
    Staff Benefits                          NEW       I   Speed Meeting with
Venue: Geoffrey Manton Reception                          MMU Executive                         NEW
Time:    12:00 to 14:00                               “Get the answers to all your questions”
To Book: drop in session
                                                      Venue: Pennine Suite, All Saints House
                                                      Time:    15:00 to 16:30
I   Making the Most of                                To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
    Staff Benefits                          NEW
Venue: Pennine Suite All Saints                       I   Stress and Relaxation Workshop
Time:    12:00 to 14:00
To Book: drop in session                              Venue: Sandra Burslem Building, Room G08
                                                      Time:    15:30 to 16:30
I   Mantra Meditation                       NEW       To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
Venue: Sandra Burslem Room G06                        I   Tai Chi
Time:    16:30 to 18:30
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk                Venue: Sandra Burslem Building, Room G05
                                                      Time:    18:15 to 19:00
I   Taoist Tai Chi & Chinese Yoga                     To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
Venue: Sandra Burslem Room G08
Time:    13:00 to 14:00                               I   “Labyrinth Experience” Using the
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk                    Labyrinth for Reflective Prayer
back by popular demand                                Venue:   Geoffrey Manton Atrium
                                                      Time:    Open all day
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I   Swimming for £1                               Didsbury
Venue: Manchester Aquatics Centre, Oxford Road
Time:    All day subject to opening times         I   Health Checks                           NEW
To Book: No booking required                      With Rowlands Pharmacy to include weight
                                                  checks using an advanced body composition
                                                  monitor to break down visceral fat, muscle
Alsager                                           mass, body fat and water percentage, BMI,
                                                  Blood Pressure advice on weight management
I   Alsager Gym & Needham Pool FREE               and healthy living
Venue: Alsager Campus                             Venue: Didsbury Suite Behrens Building
Time:   Gym - 08:30 to 22:00. (free of charge)    Time     10:00 to 17:00
Needham Pool Mon & Tues: 12:00 to 13:30,          To Book: Drop in sessions
Wed & Thurs: 12:00 to 13:00 and 16:00 to 17:30,
Friday: 12:00 to 13:00                            I   Spirituality & the Professions
To Book: No booking required                      Venue: Didsbury, Birley Room 0.2 Ground Floor
                                                  Time:    10:00 to 11:00
                                                  To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
Aytoun
                                                  I   Legs Bums & Tums FREE
I   Breast Cancer Awareness                       Venue: Didsbury Sports Centre
    Presentation                            NEW   Time:    17:30 to 18:30
Venue:   Aytoun, Room SR2                         To Book: No booking required
         (Post-Grad Disabled Teaching Room)
Time:    11:00 to 12:00                           I   Circuit Training                        NEW
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
                                                  Venue: Didsbury Sports Centre
                                                  Time:    19:00 to 20:00
I   Rivers and Woods – A Walk                     To Book: No booking required
    in the City
Venue: Meet at Aytoun Reception
Time:    12:00 to 13:00
                                                  Elizabeth Gaskell
To Book: with Jack Christian
         j.christian@mmu.ac.uk                    I   Knitting with Rubbish                   NEW
                                                  Venue: Old Building, Room OB107
                                                  Time:     13:00 to 14:00
Crewe                                             Bring knitting needles min 5mm diameter &
                                                  either old t shirt, cotton trousers, a sheet or old
I   Relaxation Session at Crewe                   duvet cover, to make beautiful hand crafted
Venue: Wilson Building, Counsellor’s Room         items.
Time:    12:00 Noon – half hour                   To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk

I   Learn Guitar Basics

Venue: Crewe Room BR-2-04
Time:    13:30 to15:30
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
Limited availability booking essential

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Tuesday 16 March
All Saints                                              I   Canals and Parks –
                                                            A Walk in the City
I   Introducing Picture Framing                         Venue: Meet MMU Library, All Saints
    & Presentation                            NEW       Time:    12:00 to 13:00
Venue: Grosvenor Building, Room G31                     To Book: with Jack Christian
Time:      09:30 to 12:00                                        j.christian@mmu.ac.uk
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
Sensible footwear & no flip flops please!               I   Healthy Eating – start your holiday
Limited availability booking essential                      preparations!
                                                        Venue: Green Room Mabel Tylecote Refectory
I   Elemis Hand and Arm or Neck                         Time:    12:00 to 13:00
    & Shoulder Massage                                  To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
back by popular demand
Venue: Pennine Suite, All Saints House                  I   Swing Dance Session                     NEW
Time:    10:00 to 15:00
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk                  A dance session from the era’s of the 1920 to
                                                        1940’s including Lindyhop, Collegiate Shag, &
Limited availability booking essential, priority
to those who did not attend last year                   Balboa
                                                        Venue: Student Union Building – the Old Bar
I   Laurel and Hardy – Trans-Atlantic                             2nd floor
    opposites yet great friends.  NEW                   Time:     12:00 to 13:00
The Magic behind their Movies. Presented by             To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
Chris Coffey of the Laurel and Hardy Fan Club
– The Sons of the Desert                                I   Christian Meditation                    NEW
Venue: Sandra Burslem Building, Room G05
Time:    10:00 to 11:30                                 Venue: Saint Peter’s House - Walkway Prayer Room
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk                  Time:    12:15
                                                        To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
I   Indian Head Massage by
    CONNECT                                             I   Introduction to Course &
Venue:   6th Floor Meeting Room,                            Game Fishing
         All Saints House                               Venue: Sandra Burslem, Room G05
Time:    10:00 to 16:30
         (individual 20 min sessions)                   Time:    12:30 to 14:00
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk                  To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
Limited availability booking essential                  I   Belly Dancing for Beginners –
I   Sense of Calm – visual and light                        ladies only
    therapy relaxation experience NEW                   Venue: Sandra Burslem Building Room G06
                                                        Time:    13:00 to 13:45
This is part of a research project and
candidates will be asked to complete a short            To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
questionnaire and have their pulse rate
measured before and after the experience                I   Physiotherapy Advice Sessions
Venue: Purple Room All Saints                               by CONNECT
Time:     10:00 to 18:00 (individual 1 hour sessions)   Venue: Aquatics centre
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk                  Time:    13:00 to 16:00
                                                        To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
I   Introduction to the Buddhism                        Limited availability booking essential
    of Nichiren Daishanin &
    Soka Gakkai International                           I   “Faith at Work” discussion with
Venue: Sandra Burslem Room G05                              Revd Nathan Eddy             NEW
Time:    11:00 to 12:00                                 All major faith traditions highlight the importance
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk                  of work, yet we are increasingly overworked and
                                                        find it difficult to relate faith and work.
                                                        Venue: Sandra Burslem Building 2.02
6                                                       Time:        13:15 to 14:00
                                                        To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
I   Japanese Food; Fresh Fruit Sushi              Crewe
    – an interactive session     NEW
Venue: Pennine Suite All Saints Building          I   Crochet – Introduction for
Time:     13:30 to 14:30                              Beginners
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
                                                  Venue: Crewe, Couzens Building Room C-1-05
I   Arabic Language Taster                        Time:     10:00 to 12:00
    Session                              NEW      To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
                                                  Bring a Crochet Hook and Ball of Wool
bookings by 11/3/10 to ensure session runs
Venue: John Dalton Extension Room E401            I   Dance Fusion                       NEW
Time:    14:00 to 15:00
To Book: Email Lynn Ashby l.ashby@mmu.ac.uk       A dance session combining Salsa, Latin
                                                  American and Line Dancing
I   Discover the Art of Aromatherapy              Venue: Crewe Gym
    – including practical demonstrations          Time:    12:00 to 13:00
    on participants                               To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
Venue: Sandra Burslem Building room 208
Time:    14:00 to 16:00                           I   Making the Most of
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk                Staff Benefits                     NEW
                                                  Venue: Crewe Restaurant
I   Basic Bike Maintenance with                   Time:   12:00 to 14:00
    the Bicycle Boutique                          To Book: drop in session
Venue: Sandra Burslem Building G05
Time:    15:00 to 16:30
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
www.bicycleboutiquemcr.co.uk                      Didsbury
back by popular demand
                                                  I   Spiritual MOT’s
I Make a film in an Evening.                NEW   Venue: Didsbury, Behrens, Room 2.8
                                                  Time:    10:00 to 12:00
Always longed to be a Bergman or a                To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
Tarantino? - making a film in 3 hours!
Will cover shooting, editing and burning to DVD
Venue: Chatham 206
Time:     17:00 to 20:00                          Hollings
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk

I   Midweek Devotion:
                                                  I   Health Checks
    Taize Chants & Prayers                  NEW   With Rowlands Pharmacy to include weight
                                                  checks using an advanced body composition
Venue: Saint Peter’s House Oxford Rd
Time:    18:00                                    monitor to break down visceral fat, muscle
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk            mass, body fat and water percentage, BMI,
                                                  Blood Pressure advice on weight management
                                                  and healthy living
I   “Labyrinth Experience” Using the
    Labyrinth for Reflective Prayer               Venue: Hollings Room 6
                                                  Time:    10:00 to 17:00
Venue:    Geoffrey Manton Atrium                  To Book: Drop in sessions
Time:     Open all day

I   Swimming for £1
Venue: Manchester Aquatics Centre, Oxford Road
                                                  Elizabeth Gaskell
Time:    All day subject to opening times         I   “Singing for well- being”
To Book: Not necessary
                                                      open to singers and non singers!     NEW
                                                  Venue: Elizabeth Gaskell Room E 52b
Alsager                                           Time:    12:00 to14:00
                                                  To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
I   Alsager Gym & Needham Pool FREE
Venue: Alsager Campus                             I   Making the Most of
Time:      Gym - 08:30 to 22:00                       Staff Benefits                     NEW
Needham Pool Mon & Tues: 12:00 to 13:30,          Venue: Elizabeth Gaskell Reception
Wed & Thurs: 12:00 to 13:00 and 16:00 to 17:30,   Time:    12:00 to 14:00
Friday: 12:00 to 13:00                                                                         7
                                                  To Book: drop in session
To Book: No booking required
Wednesday 17 March
All Saints                                             I   Mehndi - Indian hand
                                                           painting                              NEW
I   A Family Meal for a Fiver                          Venue:   Pennine Suite All Saints
Venue: Pennine Suite All Saints Building               Time:    10:00 to 15:00 (individual 30 mins
Time:    10:00 to 11:00                                         sessions)
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk                 To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
                                                       Limited availability booking essential
I   Elemis Hand and Arm or Neck
    & Shoulder Massage
                                                       I   Taekwondo Seminars
                                                       Venue: Sandra Burslem Building, Room G06
back by popular demand
                                                       Time:    10:00 to 11:00 AND 12:00 to 13:00
Venue: Pennine Suite, All Saints House                 To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
Time:    10:00 to 15:00
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk                 I   Making the Most of
Limited availability booking essential, priority           Staff Benefits                        NEW
to those who did not attend last year                  Venue: Pennine Suite All Saints
                                                       Time:    12:00 to 14:00
I   Health Checks                            NEW       To Book: drop in session
With Rowlands Pharmacy to include weight
checks using an advanced body composition              I   Introduction to Knitting or Crochet
monitor to break down visceral fat, muscle
mass, body fat and water percentage, BMI,              Venue:   Cavendish Building, Room 18 Ground
Blood Pressure advice on weight management                      Floor
and healthy living                                     Time:    13:00 to 15:00
                                                       To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
Venue: Sandra Burslem Building 3.02
Time:    10:00 to 17:00
To Book: Drop in sessions
                                                       I   Stress and Relaxation Workshop
                                                       Venue: John Dalton Building, Room E239
I   Introduction to Basic Sign                         Time:    13.00 to 14.00
    Language- Have a chat without                      To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
    using words!
Venue: Sandra Burslem Building, Room 2.06
                                                       I   Drawing for Pleasure
Time:    10:00 to 11:00                                Venue:   Chatham Building, Life Drawing Room
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk                          CH 813 – top floor
                                                       Time:    13:30 to 15:30
I   Sense of Calm – visual and light                   To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
    therapy relaxation experience NEW                  Limited availability booking essential
This is part of a research project and
candidates will be asked to complete a short
questionnaire and have their pulse rate
measured before and after the experience.
Venue:   Purple Room All Saints
Time:    10:00 to 18:00 (individual 1 hour sessions)

To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk




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I   All the Time in The World? –                 Alsager
    Viewing 1                           NEW
MMU’s AUA branch                                 I   Alsager Gym & Needham Pool
(www.mmu.ac.uk/sas/aua.php) host two films           FREE
presenting compelling counter arguments in       Venue: Alsager Campus
relation to global warming                       Time:      Gym - 08:30 to 22:00
Venue: LT1 Geoffrey Manton Building              Needham Pool Mon & Tues: 12:00 to 13:30,
Time:     13:45 to 16:30                         Wed & Thurs: 12:00 to 13:00 and 16:00 to 17:30,
Part 1 - The 11th Hour - 13:45-15:10             Friday: 12:00 to 13:00
Part 2 - The Great Global Warming Swindle        To Book: No booking required
         15:15-16:30
To Book: j.p.burgess@mmu.ac.uk please put        Crewe
viewing 1 in the e mail title
                                                 I   Relaxation Session at Crewe
I   Chinese Language Taster                      Venue: Wilson Building, Counsellor’s Room
    Session                             NEW      Time:    12.00 Noon – half hour
bookings by 11/3/10 to ensure session runs       To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
Venue: Sandra Burslem Room 3.06
Time:    14:00 to 15:00
To Book: Email Lynn Ashby l.ashby@mmu.ac.uk      Didsbury
                                                 I   Hatha Yoga
I   Tai Chi
                                                 Venue: Didsbury Sports Hall, Studio
Venue: Sandra Burslem Building, Room G05         Time:    10:00 to 11:30
Time:    18:15 to 19:00                          To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
                                                 I   Breast Cancer Awareness
I   The banquet – interfaith                         Presentation                            NEW
    discussion (free food)              NEW      Venue: Didsbury, Behrens 0.2
                                                 Time:    13:30 to 14:30
Venue:   Saint Peters House Chaplaincy           To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
         Oxford Road
Time:     17:30                                  I   Circuit Training FREE
To Book: john.probhudan@manchester.ac.uk         Venue: Didsbury Sports Centre
Booking essential                                Time:    19:00 to 20:00
                                                 To Book: No booking required
I   “Labyrinth Experience” Using the
    Labyrinth for Reflective Prayer
                                                 Hollings
Venue:   Geoffrey Manton Atrium
Time:    Open all day                            I   Making the Most of
                                                     Staff Benefits                          NEW
I   Swimming for £1                              Venue: Hollings Reception
Venue: Manchester Aquatics Centre, Oxford Road   Time:    12:00 to 14:00
                                                 To Book: drop in session
Time:    All day subject to opening times
To Book: Not necessary                           I   Name that Bird – get to know the
                                                     birds that visit your garden
                                                 Venue: Hollings, Room 146
                                                 Time:    13:00 to 15:00
                                                 To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk

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Thursday 18 March
All Saints                                            I   Laughter Yoga
                                                      Venue: Sandra Burslem 1.01
I    Indian Head Massage by                           Time:    12:30 to 13:00
     CONNECT                                          To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
Venue:   6th Floor Meeting Room,
         All Saints House
                                                      I   Belly Dancing for Beginners –
Time:    9:00 to 11:30 (individual 20 min sessions)
                                                          ladies only                   NEW
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk                Venue: Sandra Burslem Building Room G06
                                                      Time:    13:00 to 13:45
Booking essential                                     To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk

I    Chair Massage Sessions                           I   Physiotherapy Advice sessions by
                                                          CONNECT
(individual 20 mins sessions) fully clothed
                                                      Venue: Aquatics Centre
Venue: Pennine Suite, All Saints House
                                                      Time:    13:00 to 16:00
Time:     10:00 to 12:00 and 14:00 to 16:00           To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
To Book: anne.guy@virgin.net
Booking essential                                     I   Bollywood Dancing –
                                                          Funky, Jazzy & Up-Beat Style            NEW
I    Elemis Hand and Arm or Neck                      Venue: Sandra Burslem, Room G05
     & Shoulder Massage                               Time:    13:30 to 14:15pm
                                                      To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
back by popular demand
Venue: Pennine Suite, All Saints House                I   Intermediate Bike Maintenance
Time:    10:00 to 15:00                                   with the Bicycle Boutique   NEW
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk                Venue: Sandra Burslem Building G05
Limited availability booking essential, priority      Time:    15:00 to 16:30
                                                      To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
to those who did not attend last year
                                                      www.bicycleboutiquemcr.co.uk
I    Breast Cancer Awareness
     Presentation                           NEW
                                                      I   Tai Chi
                                                      Venue: Sandra Burslem G05
Venue: Sandra Burslem Room G08                        Time:    18:15 to 19:00
Time:    10:30 to 11:30                               To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
                                                      I   Swimming for £1
I    Bollywood Dancing – Jai Ho Routine               Venue: Manchester Aquatics Centre, Oxford Road
                                            NEW       Time:    All day subject to opening times
Venue: Sandra Burslem, Room G05                       To Book: Not necessary
Time:    11:00 to 11:40
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
                                                      Alsager
I    Bollywood Dancing – Britain’s Got
     Talent Signature Style        NEW                I   Alsager Gym & Needham Pool
Venue: Sandra Burslem, Room G05                           FREE
Time:    12:00 to 12:40                               Venue: Alsager Campus
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk                Time:      Gym - 08:30 to 22:00.
                                                      Needham Pool Mon & Tues: 12:00 to 13:30,
                                                      Wed & Thurs: 12:00 to 13:00 and 16:00 to 17:30,
                                                      Friday: 12:00 to 13:00
                                                      To Book: No booking required

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Aytoun                                          Didsbury
I   Health Checks                       NEW     I   Making the Most of
With Rowlands Pharmacy to include weight            Staff Benefits                          NEW
checks using an advanced body composition       Venue: Didsbury Restaurant
monitor to break down visceral fat, muscle      Time:    12:00 to 14:00
mass, body fat and water percentage, BMI,       To Book: drop in session
Blood Pressure advice on weight management
and healthy living
                                                I   Stress and Relaxation Workshop
Venue: Aytoun, Room 203
Time:    10:00 to 17:00                         Venue: Behrens Building, Room 2.6
                                                Time:    15:00 to 16:00
To Book: Drop in sessions
                                                To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
I   Taoist Tai Chi & Chinese Yoga               I   Pilates FREE
Venue: Aytoun, Tower Room 202                   Venue: Didsbury Sports Centre
Time:   11:00 to 12:00                          Time:    19:00 to 20:00.
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk          To Book: No booking required
I   Making the Most of
    Staff Benefits                      NEW
Venue: Aytoun Reception
                                                Elizabeth Gaskell
Time:   12:00 to 14:00                          I   Knitting with Rubbish                   NEW
To Book: drop in session
                                                Venue:    Gaskell Old Building, Room OB308
                                                Time:     13:00 to 14:00
                                                Bring knitting needles min 5mm diameter &
Crewe                                           either old t shirt, cotton trousers, a sheet or old
                                                duvet cover, to make beautiful hand crafted
I   Eco Knitting – Knit a Plastic bag           items.
Venue: Delaney Building, Room D-0-10            To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
Time:     10:00 to 14:00
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
Bring 30 plastic carrier bags & a medium-size   Hollings
pair of knitting needles
                                                I   Taoist Tai Chi & Chinese Yoga
I   Dance Fusion                        NEW
                                                Venue: Hollings, Room 602
A dance session combining Salsa, Latin          Time:    13:00 to 14:00
American and Line Dancing                       To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
Venue: Crewe Gym
Time:    12:00 to 13:00
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk

I   Introduction to Course &
    Game Fishing
Venue: Frances Wood Building, Room FW033
Time:    12:30 to 14:00
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk



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Friday 19 March
All Saints                                        I   All the Time in The World? –
                                                      Viewing 2                           NEW
I    Indian Head Massage by                       MMU’s AUA branch
     CONNECT                                      (www.mmu.ac.uk/sas/aua.php) host two films
Venue:   6th Floor Meeting Room,                  presenting compelling counter arguments in
         All Saints House                         relation to global warming
Time:    9:00 to 11:30                            Venue: MT314 Mabel Tylecote
         (individual 20 min sessions)             Time:     11:00 to 13:45
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk            Part 1 - The 11th Hour - 11:00 - 12:25
Limited availability booking essential            Part 2 - The Great Global Warming Swindle
                                                           12:30 - 13:45
                                                  To Book: j.p.burgess@mmu.ac.uk please put
I    A Journey to India Stand               NEW
                                                            viewing 2 in the e mail title
Venue: Geoffrey Manton Atrium
Time:    9:30 to 16:30
To Book: drop in sessions
                                                  I   Spice up your Life – Learn how to
                                                      use herbs and spices
I    Manasamitra - Introducing South              Venue: Pennine Suite, All Saints Building
     Asian Arts to MMU            NEW             Time:   11:00 to 12:00
                                                  To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
Focus on Musical instruments
Venue: Geoffrey Manton, Room 203
Time:    9:30 to 13:30
                                                  I   Making the Most of
To Book: drop in sessions
                                                      Staff Benefits                      NEW
                                                  Venue: John Dalton Reception
I    A 1010 University: 10 Steps                  Time:    12:00 to 14:00
     Towards Change                         NEW   To Book: drop in session
Workshop on reducing carbon consumption and
dealing with waste and recycling
                                                  I   Learn to Grow Your Own -
Venue: Sandra Burslem, Room 3.01                      hands on demonstrations             NEW
Time:    10:00 to 11:30                           Not expert but keen: Getting started growing
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk            your own vegetables - you won’t go away
                                                  empty-handed
I    Tai Chi - Chi Kung                     NEW   Venue:   Sandra Burslem Room 3.06,
Gentle relaxation exercise meditation from                 John Dalton Reception
motion to stillness.                              Time:    14:30 to 15:30
                                                  To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
Venue:  Purple Room All Saints
Time:   10:00 to 11:00, 11:00 to 12:00 13:00 to
        14:00 14:00 to 15:00 15:00 to 16:00
                                                  I   Communicating with Disabled
ToBook: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
                                                      People
                                                  Venue: Sandra Burslem, Room 3.08
I    Breast Cancer Awareness                      Time:    15:00 to 16:00
     Presentation NEW                             To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
Venue: Sandra Burslem, Room G08
Time:    10:30 to 11:30                           I   Swimming for £1
To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk            Venue: Manchester Aquatics Centre, Oxford Road
                                                  Time:    All day subject to opening times
                                                  To Book: Not necessary


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Alsager                                           Didsbury
I   Alsager Gym & Needham Pool                    I   Circuit Training FREE
    FREE                                          Venue: Didsbury Sports Centre
Venue:    Alsager Campus                          Time:    18:00 to 19:00.
Time:     Gym - 08:30 to 22:00.                   To Book: No booking required
Needham Pool Mon & Tues: 12:00 to 13:30,
Wed & Thurs: 12:00 to 13:00 and 16:00 to 17:30,   I   Introduction to the Buddhism
Friday: 12:00 to 13:00                                of Nichiren Daishanin &
To Book: No booking required                          Soka Gakkai International
                                                  Venue: Behrens Building 1.7
I   Have a go at archery                          Time:    14:00 to 15:00.
                                                  To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
Venue: Alsager South Fields
Time:    10:00 to 11:30
To book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
Limited availability booking essential            Elizabeth Gaskell
                                                  I   Feeling the Blues – interactive
                                                      blues workshop.                      NEW
Crewe                                             Bring your own guitar or just watch and listen
                                                  Venue: E16/17
I   Health Checks                           NEW
                                                  Time:    10:00 to 11:00 and 14:00 to 15:00
With Rowlands Pharmacy to include weight          To Book: dandtcoursebookings@mmu.ac.uk
checks using an advanced body composition
monitor to break down visceral fat, muscle
mass, body fat and water percentage, BMI,
Blood Pressure advice on weight management
and healthy living
Venue: Delaney Room D-O-11
Time:    10:00 to 17:00
To Book: Drop in sessions




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This event is possible thanks to
the following people
Alsager Sports Centre                           Paul Tubbs
Andrew Hough                                    Pennie Roberts
Anna Charles Jones                              Penny Renwick
Anne Guy                                        Peter Lakin
Aquatics Centre                                 Phil Balderstone
Bycycle Boutique                                Philip Rhodes
Carol Tennant                                   Rachel Treece
Carolyn Kagan                                   Raymond Cochrane
Carrie Millerchip                               Rebecca Lawthorn
Chris Coffey                                    Reward and Planning team
Connect                                         Ros Tanner Tremaine
Dave Ackerman                                   Rosina Morrison
Denise Brooks                                   Rushana Khusainova
Didsbury Sports Centre                          Salma Zaman
Elemis                                          Salmas Bollywood Academy
Facilities Environmental Team                   Shazena Aruj Khan
Fred Mc Dwyer                                   Steve Hawley
Gillian Edwards                                 Sue Harman
Gillian Rice                                    Sypriya Nagarajan
Glen Baskerville                                Sydney Wagstaff
Graham Kent                                     Trevor Alan Brown
Gregory Hallam                                  Val Edward Jones
Jack Christian                                  Pamela Szabo
Jane leech                                      Rowlands Pharmacy
Jo Abley
John Burgess
Karen Edge
Kath Butterworth
Kathy Schofield
Languages department
Lynn Ashby
Mamuna Arshad
Manchester Aquatics Centre
Manasamitra
Margie Pate Breast Cancer Awareness
Martin Dexter
Michael Hendrickson - Taoist Arts Association
Neil Kenyon
Organisation Development
Training & Diversity Team
Pam Berry


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             “The aim of the
       Mind Body and Spirit
programme of activities is to
  encourage people to learn
 something new, to promote
   health and wellbeing and
 awareness of diversity and
        equal opportunities.”

				
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