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

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 will be available. 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 learners to develop their skills in Aerobics. Learners will be encouraged to recognise the benefits to their physical and mental well-being, of regular practice of aerobics or fitness skills. 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.

All Round Good Health - Men View details

This Chair Based exercise course is aimed at members of BAMER communities with health conditions such as 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 awareness of the 4 most common types of cancers in the UK.

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. Awareness of the breath will be used as a tool for greater awareness of the body.

Belly Dancing Taster View details

This session aimed at students who wish to learn basic movements of belly dancing, increases physical activities, lose weight or have fun.

Body Condition & Strength View details

The course is for all adults, regardless of age, fitness levels, capabilities and experience. Exercise routines, varied to suit students` varying levels of fitness, goals, capabilities and preferences are tailored to each course. Education is included in each 90 minute lesson, designed to broaden learners` knowledge of health and fitness. Students will work towards achieving learning outcomes, specific to the topic for the term and will also get a chance to set goals to achieve their own personal goals.

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.

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.