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Fitness and exercise courses include: Yoga, Tai chi, community gym and walking. All abilities welcomed.

Advanced Yoga View details

Yoga is an ancient practice that aims to bring a sense of unity to the experience of the mind and body so that we can become more aware of who we are. There are many different styles of yoga, the yoga taught on this course falls under the broad banner of Hatha Yoga, which is a gentle and meditative form of yoga that is suitable for all. The course will cover basic principles of yoga through practice of posture work, breath work and relaxation. Particular attention will be given to the foundation of a posture, using the contact of the body with the ground to bring greater stability and strength to the yoga practice.

Aerobics View details

This course supports learners to develop their skills in Aerobics. Learners will be encouraged to recognise the benefits of regular practice of aerobics or fitness activities, to their physical and mental well-being. Learners will improve their coordination, balance, cardio, suppleness and strength through a variety of movements and exercises.

Afternoon Yoga for Everybody View details

The course is suitable for all ages, for beginners and those who already practise yoga. The practices will involve a wide range of techniques including body, breath, meditation, study and reflection.

Beginners Yoga View details

The style of yoga taught on the course falls under the broad banner of Hatha yoga and will be taught by a tutor who has over 15 years of teaching experience.The course is suitable for students who have already had some experience of yoga and who wish to further their practice. They will be guided towards making progress at their own pace and according to their own ability. The course will include a variety of different techniques, asanas (postures) and breath work. Particular attention will be given to the foundation of a posture, using the contact of the body with the ground to bring greater length and balance to the spine and greater ease and freedom to the breath.

Chair Based Exercise View details

Physical activity and exercise are a recognised intervention in helping to increase balance, mobility, reaction times, muscle strength and general wellbeing. As a consequence of the above the risk of falling is greatly reduced. Chair based Yoga and exercise with the use of physio bands is a very safe, gentle and effective way to maintain and promote mobility and independence in older frailer people. Everyone can take part even those with very restricted mobility. After the exercise session participants sample a range of seasonal fruits, smoothies and juices and discuss the health benefits.

Chair Based Exercise View details

Physical activity and exercise are a recognised intervention in helping to increase balance, mobility, reaction times, muscle strength and general wellbeing. As a consequence of the above the risk of falling is greatly reduced. Chair based Yoga and exercise with the use of physio bands is a very safe, gentle and effective way to maintain and promote mobility and independence in older frailer people. Everyone can take part even those with very restricted mobility.

Circle Dancing View details

You will start with basic dance steps, gradually building a repertoire of dances. Instructions are repeated until dancers can competently dance without any prompts. Circle Dances reflect the cultural background of their origins, thus giving you an opportunity to explore our world heritage.

Exercise to Music View details

This course is aimed at learners of any level with low and high impact exercises suitable for any level. A great way to improve your fitness and boost your health and wellbeing. Learn how exercise can help improve any ailments your may have or set yourself some new fitness goals!

Film and Dance Fitness - Learning the Routines! View details

Fun weekly dance sessions! Enjoy watching and singing along to selected dance themed films. Then let's keep fit together, seated or standing, improving our mobility, balance and motor skills. We will learn to link our steps together to create dance routines!

Freeflow Movement with Music (Reaching Out) View details

This course uses a blend of dance and movement to music to improve physical fitness and most importantly happiness for all participants. It is suitable for all abilities, wheelchair users and people with restricted mobility. The sequences learnt in these sessions will improve memory and coordination. An uplifting and positive learning experience.