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Our health and lifestyle classes range from fitness and exercise to gardening, floristry, DIY, cooking and healthy living. We also run a series of personal development courses to help build your confidence and skills. At our classes you will meet new people, learn with them and improve your health and wellbeing. 96% of our students tell us that WEA classes improve their health and wellbeing, so come along, meet new people and get involved.

BBO Money Sorted in D2N2:Managing & Avoiding Debts View details

This course will allow students to improve their awareness of what debt is,as well as looking at ways to avoid it and/or manage existing debts.

BBO Walking Group (This is not a course) View details

This is not a course, it is a BBO project activity. The walking group has pick up points in Carlisle & Penrith to take project participants on a weekly guided walk. The walks alternate between easy/ accessible & more challenging activities to enable as many participants as possible to take part. The walks are guided by the tutor & BBO keyworkers (TCV). Routes are planned in advance, risk assessments completed & the necessary maps & H&S equipment carried by staff eh first aid kits, spare waterproofs, lunch & water. FOR BBO PARTICIPANTS ONLY

Building confidence & improving self-esteem for women View details

This course is for women only. It will aid students in building and developing their confidence by learning to develop techniques and strategies to raise their confidence as well as their self esteem. They will recognise triggers that can impact on their confidence. They will identify ways of improving their confidence and self esteem and introduce them into their daily life by implementing two ways which will improve their wellbeing.

Christmas Celebration: Games and Dancing View details

Come and join us for arts and crafts, seated exercises, singing and dancing, games and activities with a seasonal theme. A fun, friendly and welcoming time for anyone over 19 years of age.

Christmas Cooking on a Budget View details

This practical cookery course will cover a step by step recipe each week, budgeting, cooking from raw ingredients with a particular emphasis on Christmas food on a budget. The course will use the practical Eatwell Plate and the 5 a day campaign.

Christmas Wreath Skills View details

A short course enabling you to make a seasonal door wreath, you will be able to identify plant materials, wiring techniques, learn how to add adornments and make a beautiful wreath for your door for christmas.

Dance and Fitness View details

Additionally, they will learn how to dance a combination of movements to enhance core strength and flexibility. You will learn the technical vocabulary used in this dance style. You will also develop musicality and spatial awareness by following different step patterns, dance sequences and group formations set to music with different time signatures and speed.

Dance and The Rainforest View details

Let's improve our mental and physical health dancing together. Have fun exploring dance and the movement of the Rain-forest and together we will create our own four minute ballet influenced composition. Enjoy the focus and meditation of dance as we engage with the music and movement.

Guerilla Grub View details

We will support this cohort to gain confidence, reduce isolation, build new friendships and learn new skills.

Health and Wellbeing for the MS Society View details

This course is for anyone who has MS and could benefit from our health and well-being program. We will provide learners with topical skills and information to use in their daily lives. We will cover a range of areas including Qigongs, Yoga, memory improvement, and meditation. Every week we will also do a range of chair based gentle exercises to help improve circulation, flexibility and movement, that includes a segment of Tai Chi and we will end with a relaxation exercise.