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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.

A Beginner's Guide to Homeopathy View details

Homeopathy is a complex natural, holistic medicine so we will begin by looking at the ideas behind homeopathy: what does it mean; who created it; how are the remedies made; as well as challenging our ideas of health and disease.We will also be looking at about 16 different remedies that can be used in common situations.Through doing case studies, we will then be learning how to choose a remedy for our ill family members.

A Healthy New Me - Pathways View details

A course to help you to rethink your lifestyle, identify areas to change & make a personal plan for a calmer life.

A Healthy New Me - Pathways View details

A course to help you to rethink your lifestyle, identify areas to change & make a personal plan for a calmer life.

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).

Achieving Goals Through Mind-Mapping View details

This course will introduce participants to mind maps and enable them to recognise the benefits of using this tool. Attendees will identify the seven steps required to create a mind map. They will have the opportunity to create at least two mind maps, one in a group and one individually.

Action Towards Inclusion - Growing In Confidence 2 Knaresborough View details

A positive and supportive course which will explore several ways of improving personal confidence and wellbeing using practical activities and group and paired discussions. The course will be inspiring and also a lot of fun! Session 1 Where are we now with our levels of confidence? Dealing with situations when our confidence has been knocked Session 2 Giving and receiving compliments Giving and receiving criticism Session 3 Making decisions Problem solving Session 4 Taking good care of ourselves Staying healthy. Learning how to relax Session 5 Team work Helping others Session 6 Having a go a doing something new / different Setting goals / Personal Action Plans / Course evaluation

Action Towards Inclusion - Growing in Confidence York 4 View details

A positive and supportive course which will explore several ways of improving personal confidence and wellbeing using practical activities and group and paired discussion. The course will be inspiring and also a lot of fun!

Action Towards Inclusion - Managing Your Emotions Selby View details

The is an exciting new course which explores emotions. Over the course we will look at different emotions, how they are triggered, how they impact on you, how to mange them and learn techniques to manage negative emotions, as well as maximising the benefits of positive emotions.

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.

Address Your Stress View details

This course will enable people to understand what stress is and how it affects the mind and body.We will look at how we can improve and develop our coping strategies in order to deal better with upsetting situations and how to develop a “Wise Mind “, using simple techniques including relaxation, mindfulness and visualisation. Learning how to regulate our emotions will be explored with particular emphasis on challenging unhelpful thinking patterns. Communication and interpersonal styles will be discussed together with a five step process called STOPP to help combat distressing situations.