Well-being is important to us all. And, there are many ways of achieving it,
including through exercise, therapy, socialising. Did you know that stitching has been
demonstrated to be a great way of reducing stress levels too? There’s a lot of science behind how learning
a new skill can have long term benefits including increasing social connections
and reducing age-related decline. It’s even been known to help manage pain and
improve mental health. In addition, it’s been found that rhythmic, repetitive movement
can help improve those feel good hormones, helping lift our mood and increase
focus. It’s also something that can be
done in groups or alone, making it very adaptable.
Crochet in particular is easily accessible with a range of
stitches that anyone can master.
Participants become proficient very quickly and will see results in a
very short time. Crochet is cross
cultural; it’s done in Sweden, Japan, France and Morocco to name a few. Because it’s adaptable, participants can get
as creative as they want, and the work is portable meaning the benefits can be
The coachet (coaching/crochet) programme consists of 6
sessions run every two weeks in a relaxed, friendly atmosphere. Each session is two hours and covers a different
stitching technique each time. During
each workshop, the conversation will include exercises to help particpants make
new discoveries about feeling good.
These workshops are run with Helen Jones who is an experienced crochet teacher, who will expertly guide participants through each stitch and technique. The coaching conversations will be led by me.
Is it for me or my clients?
Would you or your clients like to become more resilient
and able to bounce back from problems?
Do you want to raise their confidence
and self-esteem or help your own?
What would it be like to improve your problem solving, be calmer and be happier or help your clients do the same?
These are all benefits of stitching, and when it’s combined with
the gentle direction of coaching conversation, you’ll see the results even more
quickly. So, if you’d like to see any of
these changes then, YES, this programme will provide excellent value for money
for your clients.
The six weeks will be a closed programme so that
participants will gain trust with each other, and learn from each other. There can be more than one programme running
at once if required.