Our virtual sessions 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. 

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.

Join us on Wednesday 21st February from 11am to 12pm for our first virtual session.

Find out more or book your place here.

Virtual self-massage session with lymph drainage introduction

Join us for a special virtual session designed for those living with Mast Cell Activation Syndrome or those caring for someone with MCAS or suspected MCAS. This session will be held on 19th March from 7 to 8pm.

Come along and discover gentle massage techniques tailored to alleviate tension, reduce inflammation, and promote relaxation. Learn about lymphatic drainage in supporting the management of MCAS symptoms and learn simple techniques for self-massage to support lymphatic circulation. This session will also feature an introduction to lymph drainage.

All techniques will be optional, so feel free to join in with the movements that you feel comfortable with.

You can read more and 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.

TIME FOR YOU - Relaxed and Friendly Mindfulness Sessions

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,

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.

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