Spinathon for positive mental health gathers serious pace

Jocelyn Cunningham - the pedalling force behind the Spinathon

Jocelyn Cunningham - the pedalling force behind the Spinathon

Do your bit for positive mental health by getting your spin on with Jocelyn Cunningham in Purefit Galway on Monday June 26.

Jocelyn will give a two and a half hour spin class with five half-hour slots 7pm to 7.30pm to 8 pm to 8.30 to 9pm etc. All proceeds will go directly to ‘Let’s Get Talking Galway’. Jackie McKenna from @galwayhour will be live tweeting on the night.

“The main emphasis is on fun and all levels of fitness are welcome to participate. All proceeds will go directly to ‘Let’s Get Talking Galway’; a non-set fee charity organisation that offers counselling and psychotherapy to everyone without discrimination regardless of financial constraints,” she says.

There will be many spot prizes on the evening kindly donated by people and local businesses including New3fit, Book Hub Publishing, Purefit Galway, O’Brien’s Newsagents, Revive Active. Valair hair and beauty, The Dew Drop Inn, Anchor Safety, Bikefit.ie and http://www.cradockperformance.ie , Le Petit Delice, devoutdigital.com, plus many more.

Organisers are grateful to Rory from ‘Sound to Light’ The west of Ireland’s leading specialists in sound and lighting technology for providing the sound system for the evening.

Admission is free - donate what you can. or alternatively donate via idonate - https://www.idonate.ie/fundraiser/11365630_spinathon-for--mentalhealthmatters.html

“Our physios for the night will be Cradock Performance who have worked with a number of clients including the Irish Rugby team, and the Australian Kayaking Team as well as local Galway teams in various sports”. A spokesperson for Cradock performance said they are delighted to provide support on the night to give advice on injuries and rehab or anyone suffering from ongoing niggles to get them back to full health and a safe return to full training”.

Spinning on the night with Jocelyn will be ‘The Galway Player’, Doug Leddin, Cllr Niall McNelis, Anne Rabbitte TD and members of the Galway Bay Cycling Club.

“I am super excited about this event, and very passionate about # mentalhealthmatters. As a result of this, the work I am putting into the event is motivation in itself. I know that all funds raised will go on to help many. What better way to promote positive mental health than through exercise”, says Ms Cunningham.

A spokesperson for Let’s Get Talking said: “We are delighted that Pure Fit Galway, through Jocelyn Cunningham, recognise the importance of our charity organisation and see the value of a safe, private and friendly environment where our clients can talk to our counsellors and work towards building their better lives.

“To date we have over 2,000 clients and have a strong team of over 60 counsellors. Recognising the need to support people and promote positive mental health, and to provide a place to do that, is what Let’s Get Talking is all about.”

For more information, please contact : http://letsgettalkinggalway.ie or email: letsgettalkingreception.com or phone : 091-765500

Book your slot or two by texting 087 6743616.

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