Virtual sessions for people with MCAS

We host regular Mindfulness, Rest and Unwind, Qigong and community Zoom sessions, as well as stand-alone, topical sessions. If you have any questions, you can contact us here. You can view and book all of our virtual sessions here.  

Our virtual sessions are hosted through Zoom and are free to anyone living with Mast Cell Activation Syndrome or for those supporting someone living with Mast Cell Activation Syndrome.

Any donations received go towards us being able to provide more virtual sessions to those in need within our community. If you are able to donate, no matter how small, it will be gratefully received. 

We look forward to seeing you at one of our virtual sessions soon.


We are committed to making our virtual sessions accessible to all participants and we understand that some individuals may experience electromagnetic sensitivity (EMF) or prefer hard copies of materials for various reasons.   

For individuals who prefer/require hard copies of materials, we are happy to provide alternative formats whenever possible. Please reach out to us here. We will do our utmost to assist you and ensure your experience is as comfortable as possible.

Our goal is to create an inclusive environment where everyone can fully engage with our content and discussions. If you have any questions or suggestions regarding accessibility, please don't hesitate to get in touch. Your feedback helps us continually improve our efforts to ensure that all participants feel welcome and supported.

Navigating Workplace Rights with MCAS

Mast Cell Action are thrilled to be able to share this new event with you. 

The "Navigating Workplace Rights with MCAS" online event is a resource designed to empower individuals living with MCAS to understand and assert their rights within the workplace. 

The event provides practical guidance on navigating workplace adjustments. Participants will gain insights into their legal protections under disability laws, strategies for disclosing their condition to employers, and negotiating reasonable adjustments to ensure a supportive and inclusive work environment. Attendees will learn how to effectively communicate their needs, address workplace challenges, and advocate for their rights while managing the complexities of MCAS. 

This event aims to equip individuals with the knowledge and tools needed to thrive professionally while managing their health condition effectively. You can book your place here

Please submit your questions in advance to

You can access our guide on Understanding your rights and advocating for yourself in the workplace – a guide for people with MCAS’ here.

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Hypermobility overview by the Hypermobile Syndromes Association

Mast Cell Action is thrilled to present this session on Hypermobility with Lisa Bone, CEO of Hypermobility.

Lisa will be joined by one their lead volunteers, Kim Clayden and the session will cover: 

  • Hypermobility overview
  • Types and symptoms
  • Co-morbidities
  • How hypermobility can affect daily life
  • Managing hypermobility
  • Insight from an expert patient
  • HMSA: the services and support we can offer
  • Questions

You can read more and/or book your place here. 

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NEW: Mast Cells and The Mind

Hosted by community champion, Deborah, Mast Cells and the Mind will explore some of the science behind the ‘mind/body’ connection, and how our mental wellbeing can affect our physical health, and vice versa. We will learn some tools and techniques that can help us to manage our mental health when we live with difficult health challenges, and investigate how and why these techniques work to calm the mind and body.

Deborah is a Mindfulness teacher and Holistic Health Coach, and she specialises in supporting people with long-term health conditions through a combination of naturopathic health coaching, mindfulness and psychotherapy techniques.

You can read more and book your place here.  

Parent and Carer Peer Support Group 

Our parent and carer peer support sessions run fortnightly on Wednesdays, alternating between 11am and 7pm sessions. We hope you will be able to come along at one (or both) of these time slots. 

Come along to connect with other parents who understand the unique challenges of raising children with MCAS or suspected MCAS. This is a space for you to engage in open discussions, ask questions, and learn from the collective wisdom of the group.

Find out more or book your place here.

Weekly Qigong sessions 

We are delighted to share our new weekly Qigong sessions with you! These sessions are open to anyone with MCAS or caring for someone with MCAS (or suspected MCAS).

Qigong (sometimes alternatively spelled Chi Gong or Chi Kung) is an ancient practice that makes up one of the branches of Traditional Chinese Medicine, alongside acupuncture. Check out our YouTube video for more information about Qigong.

Come along and meet Duncan and enjoy a session of deep breathing, mindfulness, and removing energetic blockages, to help energy flow more smoothly throughout the body and create an overall sense of well-being. 

You can find out more about Duncan and Qigong here or book your place here. Please book a place for each session you would like to attend. 

Unleash Your Creative Spark at Our New Monthly Gathering!

Are you someone with a passion for creativity or perhaps you've been wanting to ignite that creative spark within you? Mast Cell Action are excited to share our Creatives with MCAS sessions, which on the second Tuesday of each month at 11am

This is your chance to express your artistic talents, whether it's through the magic of poetry, the strokes of a paintbrush, the moulding of pottery or any other form of creation that stirs your soul. Come along and share your creations with a like-minded community, whether you're a seasoned artist or someone just starting on their artistic journey.

There will of course be an opportunity for lots of chat, MCAS or otherwise while we get crafty! You can read more and book your place here.

The theme for May is: Create something abstract or write something of your own choice. 

Rest and Unwind Class

We are delighted to share our new Rest and Unwind sessions, hosted by Caroline Rose. Designed for people who have MCAS or care for someone with MCAS, these sessions will be gentle and inclusive. This is a 30 minute class that welcomes you to unwind from your day;15 minutes of gentle stretches to ease tension held in the body and 15 minutes of deep relaxation. 

Allowing ourself time to release tension that accumulates in our body can feel supportive to our nervous system and general overall health. 

Join us on Mondays at 6pm for these virtual sessions. Places are limited so if you wish to attend, please register in good time. Find out more and book your place here. 

Weekly community zoom sessions

We are delighted to launch our weekly community zoom sessions for those living in the UK.

The sessions will run every Thursday from 7pm.

Our Community Champion volunteers Kay and Alice will be hosting these weekly sessions, along with our Community Engagement Coordinator, Charise. The sessions will be informal meetings that create an opportunity for people living with MCAS to connect with others, share stories and experiences and seek support from each other.

We will be running this session virtually through zoom, so feel free to join us to chat about all things MCAS!

Find out more here and book your place here.

TIME FOR YOU - Relaxed and Friendly Mindfulness Sessions

These sessions are currently on a break. We will post further information here when they resume. 

Mast Cell Action is delighted to share a new weekly session on Mindfulness and relaxation. 

Thursday's at 12:30pm, Virtual sessions, hosted by Anna Garratt and Deborah Bircham.

Join this relaxed, informal session to have half an hour of chill-out time just for you. Bring along a cuppa and get yourself comfortable, as you completely unwind, restore and feel supported.

Read more or register here,

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