Gentle Exercise

Pre and Postnatal exercise programmes and more online resources

Posted on

From Couch to Fitness and gentle exercise routines for pregnant women or women who have just given birth, here are some useful links for new and expecting mothers as well as anyone who may wish to move more and increase their levels of physical activity.

Together in Motion from Curious Motion

Posted on

Welcome to the latest news bulletin from Curious Motion. Find words of inspiration and look what they have in store for the winter months. Join them in new ventures or take part in their popular recurring sessions, such as Rhythm and Brews!

Read the Latest from Curious Motion

Curious Motion CIC

Unit 29 The Town Hall
St George’s Street
Hebden BridgeCalderdale HX7 7BY
United Kingdom

Get Active at The Space in Rastrick!

Posted on

There are many wonderful opportunities to get active at The Space in Field Lane with many exercise classes for all tastes and fitness levels. Whether you’re starting your fitness journey or you’re a regular, you’re bound to find something for you!

The full weekly schedule of the Space is available to download

 

Fitness  sessions:

Tuesday 10-11 : Zumba Gold with Crazy Amigos (£5 pp)

Thursday 18 – 19: Dance for Wellbeing with Curious motion – pay as you feel

Friday 14 – 14:45 : Gentle Exercise (£3 pp)

 

 

Greener Together short walks for women in winter 2022. Connect with the environment, meet new people.

Posted on

WomenCentre are there for women who may be on limited income with help to approach living more sustainably.

They are running short walks, taster sessions and short courses to introduce sustainability, making it more relevant on a day-to-day basis, looking at reducing costs, sustainable shopping and saving energy in the home amongst other approaches. You will receive environmentally friendly goodies too at each session!

The Sustainability courses are running this November all the way to February 2023.

Free short 1,5hrs walks for women this winter

Starting this October hoping to continue through to March 2023, there will be short walks with the emphasis being very much on meeting new people, re-connecting with the environment, improving health, exploring the green spaces of Halifax and introducing women to the range of activities at The Outback Community garden.

The walks will be at a relaxed pace, tailored to individuals.

 

October walk schedule:

Thursday 13th October 2022 11am – Outback Community Garden

Thursday 20th October 2022 11am – Savile Park

Thursday 27th October 2022 11am – People’s Park/Lister Lane Cemetery

Thursday 3rd November 2022 11am – Canal Walk/Manor Heath

 

Please call the WomenCentre for more Information and to book your place:

01422 386500

All walks start from WomenCentre 23 Silver Street HX1 1JN

Life Qi are looking for Tai Chi instructors

Posted on

We are looking for enthusiastic people interested in healing others to live a remarkable life in health and wellbeing.
Train to become one of our amazing instructors with the new CalmX programme – learning the basic skills and principles of T’ai Chi & Qigong exercise.
 
Are you patient, kind and understanding of others’ needs?
 
Then apply to Marsha at LifeQi – the company devoted to helping others enjoy Energy for Life, with a Calm Mind and Strong Body.

Seated Exercise at Hipperholme Christ Church every Tuesday

Posted on Updated on

Active Rainbow come to Hipperholme Christ Church every Tuesday morning to offer seated exercise sessions!

This is a very friendly class and we always finish off the session with a chat and cuppa. Everyone welcome 🤗

 

Sessions cost £4 per person and run every Tuesday at Christ Church Hipperholme (cross road) at 9.45am.

More information here

Venue:

Hipperholme Christ Church: 21 Brighouse Rd, Hipperholme, Halifax HX3 8EA

Step into fitness with this 6 week Summer Walking Challenge

Posted on

Click above to download full information

 

Newground Together invite you to join their Summer Walking Challenge starting 18 July 2022.

The activities are open to anyone in Calderdale over 18 years and out of work. We would like to involve as many people as possible in the opportunities.

 

Whether you walk a little or a lot every step counts. All abilities welcome.

Join our team of walkers for support and encouragement every week this summer.

First walk is on 22nd July at 11am. Meet at Bull House Green House, Halifax HX1 2EB

  • Booking required for the Friday walks, so we can ensure enough picnic food for all.
  • You don’t have to attend every week, just let us know when you are free.
  • Free for people out of work, aged over 18 and living in Calderdale.
  • Support will be provided from our Employment and Skills team.
  • We can reimburse bus fares for those wanting to attend the Friday walks.
  • If people need help to access the challenge due to lack of suitable footwear or clothing – we can help.
  • Follow our progress updates on Facebook and Instagram.
  • Plus one lucky walker will win a £25 ‘Love to Shop’ voucher!

Get in touch now to book onto the 6 week challenge and collect your challenge pack from Bull Green
House from the 11th July.
Call: 0300 330 5535
Email: hello@newground.co.uk

More events

There are other events you may be interested in, take a look at the July / August timetable or visit our website : Newground Together

More July / August Events Timetable and info

Project Colt Recovery summer service free support groups

Posted on

Project Colt is here to offer you support with a series of group sessions. These groups are open to anyone between 18 and 70. Some groups involve light physical activities, like outdoor walks or table tennis.

All of the groups are free to attend and we provide drinks and refreshments free of charge for all participants. Monday’s Mingle and Feel Good Friday sessions provide a light lunch.

 

Mondays:
* Ladies Self Esteem Group 10:30-12:00
* Monday Munch & Mingle 12:30-14:00

Tuesdays:
* Inspire & Achieve Group 10:30-12:45 (with a break in-between)

Fridays:
* Inspire & Achieve Group  10:30-12:45 (with a break in-between)
* Feel Good Friday Group 11:30-13:00

 

For more information on any of these groups please contact

Emma@projectcolt.org.uk oHelen@projectcolt.org.uk

Please contact us to book your place in advance.

 

Mondays Mingle is more focused around managing poor mental health symptoms and/or recognising substance misuse as a means of self medicating.

There will be a taster session around Drug and Alcohol Awareness, Understanding Addiction, Dealing with Anxiety and Improving Self Esteem. Our introductory session starts next week.

Feel Good Friday is aimed at combatting social isolation and loneliness but also includes a physical activity as health body and healthy minds = happy humans!!

For more details on the groups, please visit Project Colt’s facebook page

 


Project Colt: Bridgwfield Mills, Elland, HX5 3FT

t: 01422 377176 Option 2

 

 

Spring Classes & Workshops from Curious Motion

Posted on Updated on

I hope you enjoyed the bank holiday weekend. If you’re looking for something to help get back into the swing of things, we’ve got lots of options! Our classes and workshops start back this week – hope to see you there!

Sam x

 

RHYTHM & BREWS
Music & movement

Join us for some relaxing movement activities with Sam whilst Matt accompanies on the guitar! For adults of all ages (and children where this enables adults to attend), followed by time for a brew and a butty!

 

Starting : Friday 22nd April
12pm – 1.30pm
Southgate Church, Elland. HX5 0JL

MORE INFO & BOOKING

 

HAPPINESS LAB – APRIL

Collecting Happiness!

This month’s session is a collection of creativity! Join us to get dancing, writing & drawing on the theme of happiness. Suitable for all ages.

 

Starting : Saturday 23rd April
1pm – 3pm
Southgate Church, Elland. HX5 0JL

MORE INFO & BOOKING

 

DANCE FOR WELLBEING

Now open to all adults!

We’re very excited to bring this class back and it’s now open to all adults! Enjoy a variety of fun sequences and time to stretch and relax. There’s a brew afterwards too (of course!).

Starting : Thursdays, from 5th May
6pm – 7.30pm
The Space @ Field Lane, Rastrick, HD6 3JT

MORE INFO & BOOKING

 

BREWS & GROOVES

Dance for people over 55

The next block of our popular dance and social programme for people over 55 starts next week! Explore and learn a series of dances over the 6 weeks, and have a lot of fun along the way!

Tuesdays, 26th April – 31st May
10am – 11.30am
Southgate Church, Elland. HX5 0JL

MORE INFO & BOOKING

 

All sessions are ‘Pay as You Feel’ – choose a donation amount or come for free, no questions asked.
Drop-in places are available but please book in advance if you can!
Any questions – drop us a note on hello@curiousmotion.org.uk

Hope to see you in a session soon!
Sam and the team at Curious Motion x

Free online Yoga courses for all every Wednesday and Friday

Posted on

WEA Adult learning have set two yoga sessions open to all ages and abilities.

These online courses aim to help learners experience a positive and long lasting effect on general health and well-being through the regular practice of yoga techniques with a particular focus on relaxation.

Gentle Yoga every Wednesday (Course reference: C3680076)

Starting Wednesday 9th February for 12 sessions from 12pm – 2pm

Relaxing Yoga every Friday evening (Course reference: C3680077)

Starting Friday 11 February for 12 sessions from 7.15 pm – 9.15 pm

To enrol please quote the course reference either online at
enrolonline.wea.org.uk or over the phone on
0300 303 3464