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

A healthy new me taster Pathways View details

Take a moment to reflect on the balance of your bodies, identify areas of harmony and take simple steps towards a healthier new you. Give yourself the opportunity to address simple and effective habits that can support your physical and mental wellbeing, while gaining an insight in to what you can practice on an individual basis to develop your own daily practice(s).

Adaptable Yoga View details

This course is aimed at people who genuinely want to commence yoga but may be worried about how to begin safely and gently. May have other symptoms and conditions e.g. depression, anxiety, headaches knee/hip/neck pain, high/low blood pressure. Specifically aimed at people who are generally less flexible or have ME, MS, CFS fibromyalgia, joint or mobility problems. It is a gentle course adapted to each learners need led by a experienced and well qualified tutor. Supportive equipment such as wall ropes, yoga chairs and specialist equipment are made available if required. Students learn various techniques to quiet an active mind and restore a good sleep pattern ie., meditation, breathing, postures, relaxation.

Adaptable Yoga View details

This course is aimed at people who genuinely want to commence yoga but may be worried about how to begin safely and gently. May have other symptoms and conditions e.g. depression, anxiety, headaches knee/hip/neck pain, high/low blood pressure. Specifically aimed at people who are generally less flexible or have ME, MS, CFS fibromyalgia, joint or mobility problems. It is a gentle course adapted to each learners need led by a experienced and well qualified tutor. Supportive equipment such as wall ropes, yoga chairs and specialist equipment are made available if required. Students learn various techniques to quiet an active mind and restore a good sleep pattern ie., meditation, breathing, postures, relaxation.

Aerobics View details

This course supports students to develop their skills in Aerobics. Students will be encouraged to recognise the benefits to their physical and mental well-being of regular practice of aerobics or fitness skills. Students 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.

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 Aerobic and Anaerobic Respiration. 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, 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 Aerobic and Anaerobic Respiration.

Armchair Dance for Health and Happiness View details

The course uses exercise to music to help improve and maintain general health and well-being both physically and mentally - improving fitness, memory and self esteem. Guidance is also given about using the routines to be able to continue to exercise outside of the learning environment.

Ballet Body Conditioning View details

The ballet barre consists of ballet exercise with the support of a barre for balance and improved core strength and flexibility. A mat based conditioning work builds on the ballet core exercises.

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 stability and strength to the yoga practice.