Tai Chi

Activities in 2018 at Christ Church, Hipperholme

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Christ Church LEP at Hipperholme will be starting some weekly activities in the New Year.

Christ Church is on the crossroads with free parking to the rear of the church.

TUESDAYS from the 9 January

1.15 – 3.15 ART cost £5 materials provided

3.15 – 3.30 Refreshments, tea/coffee biscuits 50p

3.30 – 4.30 Tai Chi cost £3

THURSDAYS from 11 January

1.45 – 2.45 Kurling

2.45 – 3.00 Refreshments, tea/coffee biscuits 50p

3.00 – 4.00 Gentle exercise

Cost is £3 a session or you can join both activities and still only pay £3

For further information email  christchurchhalifax@gmail.com or call 01422 203743

There is also a Community Choir that meets every Thursday, 7pm-8:30pm. Cost for this £2.50 and great fun can be had singing with the community.

Also, at the Christ Church Centre, Leeds Road (next to the Old Church Dental Practice) there is Walking Netball every Tuesday 10am–11am, cost £1. All welcome.

 

World Tai Chi & Qigong Day 2017

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“An unprecedented global health and healing event unfolding around the planet & Yorkshire!”

On Saturday 29 April 2017
Dean Clough, Halifax HX3 5AX at 11am.
Just turn up and join in the tutor-led session…

What is World Tai Chi & Qigong Day?
It is a global celebration of Health and Happiness
http://www.worldtaichiday.org/ABOUTwtcqd.html

Beginning in New Zealand, World Tai Chi Day unfolds across the time zones of the world spanning 60 countries and 6 continents. In a world often dominated by negativity, the ancient Chinese arts and medicines of Tai Chi and Qigong present a spectacular visual event promoting calm and wellness both locally and worldwide.

View a short video of World Tai Chi & Qigong Day in Dean Clough in 2015

Keep active with Heartbeat, The Brighouse Heart Support Group

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Heartbeat is a registered charity based in Brighouse and run by volunteers who provide Exercise and Tai Chi classes, social events and walks for people who have had or are at risk of having a cardiac event.

The following activities cost just £2 for members and take place at Brighouse Sports Club, Russell Way, HD6 4LX

  • Tuesdays
    Tai Chi – 9.30am to 10.25am
    Tai Chi – 10.30am to 11.25am
    Exercise – 11.30am to 12.30pm
  • Wednesdays
    Exercise – 6.30pm to 7.30pm
  • Thursdays
    Exercise – 9.30am to 10.25am
    Exercise – 10.30am to 11.25am
    Exercise – 11.30am to 122.30pm

Walks / Health Walks
Walks are organised every alternate Tuesday morning and every Saturday. Walks typically last 2 to 3 hours and usually end with a lunch. Organised through trained walk leaders the walks are FREE to all members, carers and parents. People who do not meet the set criteria are welcome to join the walks as an Associate Member providing they pay the annual membership fee of £5.

How do you join?
There are several ways to join classes if you meet the criteria and become a member of Heartbeat:

  • See your Doctor or Practice Nurse and ask to be enrolled in the Better Living Programme.
  • Obtain a letter from your Doctor/Practice Nurse stating that you meet 1 or more of the criteria and you are able to exercise

What’s the Criteria?
Remember you must meet at least 1 of the following criteria to join the Exercise and Tai Chi classes:

  • You have a heart condition or have had a cardiac event
  • you have high blood pressure or high cholesterol
  • you are overweight (BMI greater than 25)
  • you are diabetic (Diabetes 1 or 2)

For more information on the work of Heartbeat visit heartbeat.uk.com – call 07475 943686 or email heartbeat.bhsg@gmail.com

Get active with Tai Chi at Elland Golf Club

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Get active with Tai Chi at Elland Golf Club – Relax in the peaceful club house lounge overlooking the course and its vista of trees and well-kept fairways and stay in the clubhouse for some lunch or a coffee after.

Every Wednesday – 11am to 12pm
At Elland Golf Club, Hammerstone Leach Lane, Elland, HX5 0TA

Costs just £3 per session and everyone is welcome to get involved.

For information contact Julie Stott at juliestott@hotmail.co.uk or call 07584 901236

Get active with Tai Chi in Elland

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Get involved and get active with a new Tai Chi class at Elland Golf Club – Relax in the peaceful club house lounge overlooking the course and its vista of trees and well-kept fairways and stay in the clubhouse for some lunch or a coffee after.

Starts Wednesday 9 March – 11am to 12pm
At Elland Golf Club, Hammerstone Leach Lane, Elland, HX5 0TA

To book on to the first session contact Julie Stott at juliestott@hotmail.co.uk or call 07584 901236; alternatively contact Peter Fletcher at peterfletcher2013@ymail.com or call 07737 608686

Elland Tai Chi

Get active with Age UK – Tai Chi Exercise Classes

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This gentle exercise  can be performed either standing or sitting and the exercises are designed to reduce the risk of falling by developing and improving balance, strength, flexibility, body awareness, posture & co-ordination.

The classes are delivered by a qualified Tai Chi tutor, who provides a flexible program of exercise to meet individual needs at the following venues and times:

  • Every Friday – 2.30pm to 3.30pm – St Thomas Parish Hall, Greetland
  • Every Friday – 10am to 11am – Forest Cottage, Cousin Lane, Ovenden,
  • Every Monday – 12.15pm to 1.15pm – St Judes Church Hall, King Cross, Halifax
  • Todmorden Fielden Centre – Call 01706 817926 for more information.

If you would like to use this service or to talk to an Age UK staff member about what can be donefor you, please contact Age UK Calderdale and Kirklees on 01422 252040, email enquiries@acck.org.uk or visit www.ageuk.org.uk\calderdaleandkirklees.