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

Afternoon Yoga for Everybody View details

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

All Round Good Health View details

This course is aimed at members of BAMER communities with health conditions such as Dementia, diabetes, stroke, circulatory disease, arthritis, COPD and related lung conditions, high BMI or who have had a fall or are at a high risk of falling. Beginners, intermediate and advanced level participants are welcome as the exercises are adapted to suit all individuals. This course focuses on students having a basic knowledge and understanding of all the major muscle components and bones of the body in order to know how to strengthen improve and maintain these parts. Learning will incorporate the Respiratory System. This is a referral only course.

All Round Good Health - Men View details

This course is aimed at members of BAMER communities with health conditions such as diabetes, stroke, circulatory disease, arthritis, COPD, Dementia, high BMI or who have had a fall or are at a high risk of falling. Beginners, intermediate and advanced level participants are welcome as the exercises are adapted to suit all individuals. This course focuses on students having a basic knowledge and understanding of all the major muscle components and bones of the body in order to know how to strengthen improve and maintain these parts. Learning will incorporate the Respiratory System.

Beginners 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 length and balance to the spine and greater ease and freedom of the breath. Different breathing techniques will be practiced to enhance awareness of the breath and the breath will be used as a tool for greater awareness of the body.

Chair Based Exercise View details

Sessions to improve flexibility, increase circulation and enhance general well-being. Exercises will be mainly chair based with optional standing exercises.

Chair Based Exercise View details

Sessions to improve flexibility, increase circulation and enhance general well-being. Exercises will be mainly chair based with optional standing exercises.

Chair exercise View details

This course is suitable for individuals with limited mobility who would like to perform chair based exercise under guidance. Strength, flexibility and balance will be developed by participants, through the use of balls, resistance bands and weights. Participants will only be asked to do what is comfortable for them and will be encouraged to work at their own pace in a safe and friendly environment.

Community Gym - Anatomy and Physiology View details

This 'Community Gym' course is aimed at members of BAMER communities with health conditions such as diabetes, stroke, circulatory disease, arthritis, Dementia, high BMI or who have had a fall or are at a high risk of falling. Beginners, intermediate and advanced level participants are welcome as the exercises are adapted to suit all individuals. This course focuses on students having a basic knowledge and understanding of all the major muscle components and bones of the body in order to know how to strengthen improve and maintain these parts. Learning will incorporate the Respiratory System

Continuing 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. Different breathing techniques will be practiced to enhance awareness of the breath and the breath will be used as a tool for greater awareness of the body.

Gentle Excercise View details

A gentle exercise class designed to keep the body moving. Come and join in this fun and informal session and work every muscle in the body, while seated in a chair.

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