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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.

Action Towards Inclusion Building Resilience (York & Harrogate areas) View details

This friendly and supportive course will explore the following topics: What is meant by resilience The benefits of being resilient Positive and negative thinking/ Being optimistic Bouncing back from tough times in our lives Problem solving, making good choices, learning from our mistakes Self-care/ Looking after ourselves Connecting with others who can support us to build resilience Developing an action plan to improve our resilience

Action Towards Inclusion: Building Resilience View details

This friendly and supportive course will explore the following topics: What is meant by resilience The benefits of being resilient Positive and negative thinking/ Being optimistic Bouncing back from tough times in our lives Problem solving, making good choices, learning from our mistakes Self-care/ Looking after ourselves Connecting with others who can support us to build resilience Developing an action plan to improve our resilience

An Introduction to Mindfulness and its Benefits Online with Melanie Lewis View details

This course is fully online accessing the course through Canvas our virtual learning environment and zoom, a video conferencing software. You will need reliable internet connection and internet-linked device with camera and microphone. We will email you links to canvas, please accept these to access the course, the sender will show as “instructure”. An introduction to some of the key elements within the practice of Mindfulness. An opportunity to try different techniques/tools/practices that can enhance our well-being and quality of life. There will be a different main topic each week where we will explore some of the practices related to the topic and how/why they can benefit us. No experience is necessary, just a willingness to engage with the practices and explore different possibilities for dealing with daily stressors in our life. If you are willing to do the practices as 'homework' you will gain more/extra benefit from doing this course.

Applying Your Confidence View details

This course is for anyone who needs to build confidence before going on to further education or work and will allow students to increase their confidence in a supportive group environment. Encouraging them to recognise positive personal qualities, as well as looking at barriers to confidence and how these might be overcome. Students will also discuss and apply a range of assertiveness techniques, as well as looking at the impact stress can have on self-esteem and identify and practise positive methods for dealing with stressful situations.

Approaching Health and Wellbeing Holistically View details

We are impacted on in so many ways by so many things, many of which we are not even consciously aware of. These factors affect our long term and short term mood/feelings. Become aware of these factors and learn how you can take control of your own health and wellbeing.

BBO Money Sorted in D2N2:Budgeting & Saving View details

Students will look at money management techniques including ways to make savings and sticking to a budget. By the end of the course students will have looked at their own spending and created a simple budget to help identify priorities

BBO Money Sorted in D2N2:Comparing Credit View details

Students will compare various methods of borrowing money, including identifying advantages and disadvantages, looking at interest rates and APRs, different ways of borrowing money and what credit scores mean.

BBO money Sorted in D2N2:Comparing Credit Practical View details

This course will enable students to gain a better understanding of how to work out the total cost of credit, including identifying advantages and disadvantages of different types of credit

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

Students will look at ways to avoid getting into debt as well as ways to manage any existing debts.

BBO Money Sorted in D2N2:Saving on Bills View details

This course will help students to identify budgeting tools to assist them to manage their money and identify where they can make changes to help them save money.