Regular event – Leeds Let’s Get Active

Leeds Lets Get Active

What is Leeds Let’s Get Active?
A programme to encourage people who do not do any physical activity to do at least 30 minutes of physical activity, once a week. Leeds Let’s Get Active supports inactive people becoming active through the provision of free access to leisure centre and community sports and activities within a supportive and welcoming environment. The opportunity is available citywide, and open to all.

What is the offer?
Free use of all Leeds City Council leisure centres during selected activity sessions, daily. Typically one free hour every day (off peak) with an additional hour per day for 4 leisure centres: John Charles Centre for Sport, Armley, Fearnville and Middleton leisure centres. The free offer is gym and swim, except at Middleton, where a bespoke programme has been developed including fitness classes and a variety of racket sports available. The offer may change as the programme develops. Free use of community multi-sport sessions: activities will include beginners’ running, Health Walks and Active Family multi-sport activities and will be delivered in community park settings.

Who is working on the project?
Sport and Active Lifestyles, Public Health and Sport England are partners in Leeds Let’s Get Active. The £1M programme has been funded by Sport England and Public Health.

Click on the image below to be taken to the Leeds Let’s Get Active website:

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FOR MORE INFORMATION
http://www.leedsletsgetactive.co.uk/
Twitter: @LeedsGetActive

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Regular event – Hatha Yoga, Newport Pagnell

Hatha Yoga
Further to popular demand Sarah now also teaches a general Hatha yoga class, suitable for all levels of experience and ability. Here you will be able to re-charge, de-stress and re-balance-Letting go of tension both physically and mentally. Sarah takes her creative inspiration from many different yoga traditions but always insures that the practice is accessible to all. Encouraging each individual to work at their own pace and above all to enjoy the practise.

You will need to bring:
* A yoga mat
* A blanket
* A block or cushion (optional)

Class details
Wednesday 7:45pm to 9:15pm
Green Park Community centre
Newport Pagnell
MK16 ONH

Price £36 (six weekly sessions) or £7 “pay as you go”

Twitter: @sarahsyogaMK

FOR MORE INFORMATION
http://www.sarahsbabyyoga.co.uk/yoga-classes/hatha-yoga/

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Regular event – Mother and Baby Yoga, Newport Pagnell


Mother and Baby Yoga

Sarah’s mother and baby yoga is the perfect opportunity for postnatal mums, with babies from 6 weeks to crawling age, to attend an appropriate yoga-based exercise class. The fantastic thing is that babies love it too! Baby yoga is an activity you can really do together, with mutual rewards to health and well being for mums and little ones alike.

There is a warm and friendly atmosphere and there’s no need for any previous yoga experience. The class involves gentle postnatal exercises, focusing especially on the abdominal area, pelvic floor and posture, mixed with infant massage and simple baby yoga sequences for new babies to thrive. It is all done in a relaxed and playful way, with lots of songs and games. The sessions are rounded off with a short rejuvenating relaxation and chance for a chat and refreshment. If at any point during the session you need to feed, change or walk around with your baby it is absolutely fine to do so.

What to bring:
Just a blanket for your baby to sit or lie on. All mats and cushions are provided (new mums have enough to carry!)

Benefits for Babies
It enhances bonding and really helps the responsiveness between parents and their babies. It aids language development and communication skills It helps with colic and common digestive problems The sensory stimulation is great for neurological development Tips are learned to help sooth crying The physical activity builds strength and suppleness It can help with common sleep problems It lays the foundations for a life time’s love of physical exercise.

Benefits for Mums
Mums learn safe and appropriate postnatal exercises to improve posture and develop core strength and stability Exercises are designed to prevent or ease many common postnatal problems including: weak pelvic floor, lower back pain, neck pain, round shoulders, fatigue and postnatal depression Enhance confidence and self-esteem

Class details
Mondays at 10:00am to 11:15am or Tuesdays 10:00am to 11:15am

Portfields Community Centre
8 Wordsworth Ave
Newport Pagnell
MK16 8SB

Price £36 (six weekly sessions)

How to book
Booking is easy. Click here to go to our contact page.

Twitter: @sarahsyogaMK

FOR MORE INFORMATION
http://www.sarahsbabyyoga.co.uk/yoga-classes/mother-baby-yoga/

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Regular event – Pregnancy Yoga, Newport Pagnell

Pregnancy Yoga
The benefits of practising yoga during pregnancy are well documented. You can begin as soon as you have had your first scan.

Pregnancy is an amazing time of great change physically, mentally, emotionally, socially and spiritually. Yoga works on all these aspects for both you and your baby.

Sarah ensures that all her mums-to-be feel confident and at ease. Classes are safe and gentle with flowing sequences that focus on creating space for your growing baby and strengthening you to carry your baby in comfort. You will also learn relaxation and breathing techniques, which will prove invaluable throughout you pregnancy and particularly during labour and delivery.

Benefits
* Eases common pregnancy problems e.g- backpain, swollen ankles and heart burn etc.
* Shortens labour/delivery
* Reduces anxiety
* Reduces pain during labour
* Makes need for intervention less likely
* Improves post-natal recovery time
* Has a profound effect on bonding between mother and baby (both before and after delivery)
* Encourages a good position for delivery
* Reduces likely hood of post-natal depression
* Increases confidence

What you will need to bring
* Yoga mat
* Blanket
* Cushion/pillow
* A drink

Class Details
Thursdays: 7pm – 8:15pm
Portfields Community Centre
8 Wordsworth Ave
Newport Pagnell
MK16 8SB

Sundays: 7pm – 8.15pm
Green Park Community centre
Newport Pagnell
MK16 ONH

Price £48 for 6 sessions (as due date approaches payment per session is accepted)

How to book
Booking is easy. Click here to go to our contact page.

Twitter: @sarahsyogaMK

FOR MORE INFORMATION
http://www.sarahsbabyyoga.co.uk/yoga-classes/pregnancy-yoga/

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