Surfing waves of success in the Flybe Cornwall Travel Bursary!
Published on: Mar 4, 2016
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Press Release 11/03/11 Catch a Wave®UK cic … Surfing waves of success!Catch a Wave®UK cic have been shortlisted as one of the top 3 Businesses in theBusiness category of Flybe.com Cornwall Travel Bursary Award. The prize available is£2000 in UK flights to support Business requirements, and £500 in cash.Catch a Wave®UK cic (see: www.catchawaveuk.com), is the first Watersports andComplementary Therapies Social Enterprise in the UK; a not for profit organisation, basedin South West Cornwall. One of their main aims is to encourage more people to useWatersports, Outdoor Activities, and Complementary Therapies as a way of improving theirHealth and WellBeing, and to have as much fun as possible along the way, particularlythose who wouldnt normally get the opportunity to do so.Anne Harrington FRSA, Managing Director of Catch a Wave®UK cic says:"... We are really excited to have been selected as one of the three top finalists in theFlybe.com Cornwall Travel Bursary Award! We have been supported by so many brilliantorganisations and individuals in the community already in setting up Catch a Wave ®UKcic, and to win this Award would be absolutely fantastic. Voting for us will mean we will beable to attend Events/Meetings/Training courses upcountry, and provide some muchneeded finance to help us to raise even more awareness of Social Enterprise, andWatersports and Complementary Therapies as a way of improving Health and WellBeinglocally and throughout the UK ...".Western Morning News Editor and Flybe Cornwall Travel Bursary judging panel member,Alan Qualtrough, said: “ … The quality of nominations was very high so congratulations tothose who have made it to the shortlist ...”.To vote:You can Text WMN FLYBE 1009 & your name & postcode to 65100/call 0901 010 0419(Voting closes Sat Mar 19th 11.59pm) For phn/txt cost see Western Morning News
Catch a Wave UK … Carving a way forwa rd for Health and WellBeing!EndContact:Anne Harrington FRSA, Managing DirectorW: www.catchawaveuk.comE: firstname.lastname@example.orgM: 07778598955Twitter @CatchawaveukFacebook http://bit.ly/catchawaveukLinkedIn Anne Harrington FRSACatch a Wave UK C.I.C., Penwith CentreParade Street, PenzanceCornwall, UK, TR18 4BUCompany registration number: 7266581Notes for EditorsCatch a Wave®UK cic has been established as a Social Enterprise, Community InterestCompany, as the Directors see there is a need for a not for profit organisation in WaterSports and Complementary Therapies in the area. Any profits made are poured back intothe Community and Environment, and into the successful running of the enterprise. Catcha Wave®UK cic also aims to be as sustainableas possible, and is a member of Coast, is aMarine Champion with Nea2 and has linked with Finding Sanctuary; Marine Environmentalprojects, working to protect coastal environments.At Catch a Wave®UK cic a complementary approach to Health Care is offered, a non-drugtreatment working on many different health conditions. The aim is to inspire people tobenefit from the healing and positive qualities of our lovely beaches, the sea and nature.Water Sports and Outdoor activities are taught in a professional, fun and safe way to thosewho may not otherwise be able to partake in, or be open to this form of exercise.Complementary Therapies and support are available to Clients, enabling an integrativeapproach, individual to each person. Surfariz are also available, which offer a holisticholiday package of Water Sports and Outdoor activities, Complementary Therapies andsuggestions for local good quality accommodation.
Riding the waves to combat health problemsThe Cornishman Newspaper 06 / 0 5 / 2 0 10 ( abridged )Gwithian Surfing Academy - Surf lessons in West Cornwall with Watersports SocialEnterp rise Catch a Wave®UK cic, for Health and WellBeing. Back row, left to r ight:Dan Morse (Instructor), Lisa & Del Hackett, Diana George, Maria Kennedy-Head, AnneHar rington( Catch a Wave®UK cic), Kit Sugden (Catch a Wave®UK cic). Front row, left tor ight: Finlay, Sky, Jair and Emma. 1004CIOSP08003SURFAPYThe calming motions of riding waves are being harnessed by a Penwith woman for use indealing with a range of health problems. After catching her first breaker, Anne Harringtonthought the elation it evoked could be used to extend the scope of her complementarytherapies. With ten years of experience in Reiki and Counselling, and training inHomeopathy, she saw in Surfing the opportunity to fuse together her different skills arounda central, boundary-breaking activity to aid her clients. Working with local Surf Schools,she set up Catch a Wave UK as a Social Enterprise, incorporating her love of wave-ridingwith practical healing skills in a new way of treating peoples problems.She said: "For me, from my own experience, surfing has helped with my arthritis; it wasbad at one point and my body was stiff with stress. Going surfing was fantastic, it loosenedme up.” The group recently held their first session at Gwithian Towans where they held aTai Chi session before hitting the water.For more information on Catch a Wave® UK cic visit:http://bit.ly/catchawaveukhttp://hurleybookss.blogspot.com/2010/07/surfing-and-world-cup.htmlhttp://www.thisiscornwall.co.uk/news/watersports-therapies-boost-health-wellbeing/article-2728140-detail/article.htmlhttp://www.thisiscornwall.co.uk/news/New-wavebusiness-therapy/article-3009015-detail/article.htmlwww.muchbetteradventures.com/who-new-on-muchbetteradventures.com