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Ballet classes

Monday, 05 January 2015 - Monday, 23 March 2015 4pm - 4.30pm
Beginners ballet. Every Monday with a very talented Ballet teacher. Term fee: £41 for members, £55 for non members. Membership: £60 for 12 months which includes a pack of essential goodies. For more info and to book a space for your child please contact Monica or Renee at j2g_ltd@hotmail.co.uk. Age group: 3-5 years old. 3 Reading Lane, Hackney, E8 1GQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Monica / Renee. Email: j2g_ltd@hotmail.co.uk. view website

N4 Tigers karate

Friday, 20 June 2014 - Saturday, 27 June 2015 10.00am - 11.00am
Learn basic stances, strikes, blocks and kicks and how to defend yourself from various attacks. Students will also learn about sparring, the sport aspect of karate, and will have the opportunity to participate in club tournaments. £5. . Age group: 5+. Myddleton Grange, 108 Colthurst Crescent, Green Lanes, N4 2FB. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Jason Wingrove. Email: tigerskarate1999@yahoo.co.uk Telephone: 07905 614 256.

Capoeria Angola Palmares

Wednesday, 25 June 2014 - Wednesday, 25 March 2015 18:00 - 20:00
Capoeira is a Brazillian fighting game which incorparates elements of percussion, song, martial arts, dance & theatre. The classes are taught by an authentic Brazilan Master. Classes are free to children and Sanctuary housing residents. £10 working; £5 concessions. Age group: 5-75. Morningside Community Centre, Collent Street, Hackney, E9 6SG. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Mestre "Axe". Email: axesalvador@hotmail.co.uk Telephone: 07856032553. view website

Yoga in Hackney

Tuesday, 01 July 2014 - Tuesday, 07 July 2015 7.45pm - 8.45pm
Concentrating on breath and alignment with dynamic sequences to tone the body and build strength. A moving meditation that will leave you feeling lighter, and more positive. Age group: 16+. Holistic Health, 64 Broadway Market, Hackney, E8 4QJ. Disabled access: no. Contact: Emma. Email: emmadmd@blueyonder.co.uk Telephone: 07889 369 775.

Hackney personal training

Monday, 07 July 2014 - Monday, 06 July 2015
Personal Training East London. One to one/small group sessions with Personal Trainer Alice Bowmaker. Background in dance and gymnastics, now I am YMCA, REPs PT. Mission to motivate you to push past your expectations and help you learn to love the strength and beauty of your body again. Victoria Park, London Fields Hackney Downs, Dalston, Stoke Newington Contact: Alice Bowmaker. Email: alicebowmakerpt@outlook.com Telephone: 07711498207. view website

Urban Athletes fitness classes

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - Tuesday, 21 July 2015 7pm - 8pm
For Londoners who want to exercise outdoors, to have more energy, improve their fitness, posture and flexibility and not get bored or injured on the way. We?ll teach you to recover the natural athletic human movement abilities that urban living has caused you to lose. Age group: 21-59. Shoreditch Park Sports Ground, N1 7EJ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Richard Thompson. Email: richard@urban-athletes.co.uk Telephone: 07956 045183. view website

For The Girls

Thursday, 24 July 2014 - Wednesday, 31 December 2014 various - various
For The Girls is new initiative aimed at getting Women and Girls to enjoy more sport. Cost £2.50. You need a Better pay and play membership, which you can get on the day. If you are a monthly paying Better member, its free. . Age group: 14 plus. Queensbridge Leisure Centre, Queensbridge Leisure Centre Contact: Reception . Email: ForTheGirls@GLL.ORG Telephone: 020 7923 7773. view website

September classes and free trials at The Martial Arts Place

Thursday, 24 July 2014 - Friday, 24 July 2015 9:00am - 8:30pm
Discover the world of kickboxing and improve your fitness and confidence. Classes available for adults and kids from three. Fun classes that can also help with stress relief and give you an energy boost. Contact us if you'd like to sign up for September or have a free trial class. Age group: 3+. The Martial Arts Place, Victorian Grove, Stoke Newington, N16 8DR. Contact: The Martial Arts Place. Email: n16@themartialartsplace.com Telephone: 020 7254 0332. view website

Arsenal in the community

Monday, 01 September 2014 - Monday, 29 December 2014 5.00pm - 7.00pm
Free youth club (7-18 years of age). For more details, please call 020 8356 3043 or email beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk. Age group: 7-18 years. New Kingshold Community Centre, 49 Ainsworth Road, Hackney, E9 7JE E9 7JE. Contact: Beverley Heath. Email: beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 8356 3043.

The Martial Arts Place

Monday, 01 September 2014 - Tuesday, 01 September 2015
Discover kickboxing and improve your fitness and confidence. Also helps with stress relief and gives you an energy boost. Ages 3+. If you'd like to sign up or have more information please call 020 7254 0332 or email n16@themartialartsplace.com for more details. The Martial Arts Place, Victorian Grove, N16 8DR. . Victorian Grove, London, N16 8DR. Contact: The Martial Arts Place. Email: n16@themartialartsplace.com . view website

Yoga @ Hackney Forge

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 - Tuesday, 01 September 2015 8.15pm - 9.45pm
A Vijnana Yoga class that incorporates flow with attention to alignment. Classes incorporate sitting, breathing techniques and focus on a different set of poses each week. This open level class enables people to work within their own capabilities yet offers the opportunity of a further challenge. £10/£8 or discount cards. Age group: 16+. 243A Victoria Park Road, Hackney, London, E9 7HD E9 7HD. Disabled access: no. Contact: Rachel James. Email: rachelcjames@gmail.com Telephone: 07966 165658.

The Martial Arts Place

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 - Thursday, 03 September 2015
Discover the world of kickboxing and improve your fitness and confidence. Everybody can learn Mo-Gei-Do kickboxing here, regardless of age, experience or fitness levels. Term starts for both adult and kids' classes on 3rd September, call 020 7254 0332 to book your place, or for a free trial lesson. Age group: 3+. Victorian Grove, N16 8DR. Contact: The Martial Arts Place. Email: n16@themartialartsplace.com Telephone: 020 7254 0332. view website

Stretch and Relax

Thursday, 11 September 2014 - Monday, 02 February 2015 10.00 - 11.00
Gentle exercise, joint release movements, stretching, breathing and guided relaxation. Mats and equipment provided. All abilities welcome. Tea / coffee available after. Age group: 50+. Blue Community Hall, Millard Close, off Boleyn Road, Stoke Newington / Dalston, Shellgrove Estate, N16 8EP. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Anna Blackmore. Email: ambazen@gmail.com Telephone: 07866 573739. view website

Friday gentle yoga classes

Friday, 26 September 2014 - Friday, 21 August 2015 10.30am and 12pm
Weekly yoga classes for every body. Gentle yoga, Scaravelli inspired, for improving your general wellbeing and relaxation, helps with strength and flexibility. Classes are small and will be adapted for individuals. Block booked classes are £10 each or call me, Sarah, to arrange a free taster class. Age group: 30+. Hackney Forge, 243a Victoria Park Road, Hackney, E9 7HD. Disabled access: no. Contact: Sarah Reynolds, Yoga4EveryBody. Email: sarah.yogatraining@gmail.com Telephone: 07947 367 579.

Indoor jogging

Thursday, 23 October 2014 - Thursday, 22 October 2015 10am - 11am
Indoor jogging tailored to meet all ailments. Suitable attire recommend. One to one personal training also available. . Age group: 55+. Our Lady of Good Counsel Church Bouverie Road 37 Grange Rd Stoke Newington Contact: Olive White. Email: olives.bodycare@btinternet.com Telephone: 447961188727. view website

Indoor Jogging

Thursday, 30 October 2014 - Thursday, 29 October 2015 10am - 11am
Anyone who want to lose a bit of weight and get healthier. This class is tailored to meet the needs of cancer survivors, managing diabetes and obesity, low back pain, stress and depression, fallers and cardiac patients. I take referrals and self referrals. The cost is £3 per session. Age group: 50+. Our Lady of Good Councel Catholic Church Bouverie Road Stoke Newington Disabled access: yes. Contact: Olive White. Email: olives.bodycare@btinternet.com Telephone: 07961 188727. view website

Indoor jogging

Thursday, 30 October 2014 - Thursday, 29 October 2015 10am - 11am
This classis designed for anyone with any health condition. Call Olive for a telephone assessment. Appropriate attire vrequired. The cost is £3 per session. My number is 07961188727. Age group: 50+. Our Lady of Good Councel Church, Our Lady of Good Councel Church Contact: Our Lady of Good Councel Church. Email: olives.bodycare@btinternet.com Telephone: 07961 188727. view website

For The Girls - Street Dance

Monday, 10 November 2014 - Monday, 09 February 2015 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Street Dance class for Women and Girls 14 and over. Groove along while you work out and learn some moves. Free with a monthly Better Lesiure Centre membership or £2:50 with a play and play membership - available at the Britannia Leisure Centre. Age group: 14 Plus. Britannia Leisure Centre, 40 Hyde Road, LONDON, Hackney, N1 5JU. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Vicki Carter. Email: forthegirls@gll.org Telephone: 07914685261. view website

For The Girls - Running Group

Thursday, 13 November 2014 - Friday, 13 February 2015 5:45pm - 6:30pm
Running Group led by Timea, running in and around Clissold Park. Free for monthy paying Better Leisure Center members or £2:50 with a pay and play membership available at Clissold Leisure Center reception. No need to book in advance. Get more out of your run!. Age group: Women and Girls over 14. Clissold Leisure Centre, 63 Clissold Road, London, Hackney, N16 9EX. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Vicki Carter. Email: forthegirls@gll.org Telephone: 0791 4685261. view website

AgeWell 2015

Monday, 05 January 2015 - Tuesday, 31 March 2015
Free activities. Dance, zumba, seated exercise, yoga, walking groups. Computing classes and social and health activities including men's breakfast club. . Age group: 50-64. 22 Dalston Lane, Hackney, E8 3AZ. Contact: AgeWell. Email: agewell@ageukeastlondon.org.uk Telephone: 020 7241 5909. view website

Chi Kung

Thursday, 08 January 2015 - Thursday, 26 March 2015 10am - 11am
Chi Kung (Qi Gong) Ancient Chinese practice comprises of gentle, flowing exercises to loosen joints and release muscular tension, static postures, breathing techniques and meditations. Great for fatigue/ stress/depression. £9 or reduction block bookings. Any level of fitness. . Age group: All ages. Clissold House, Clissold Park, N16 9HJ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: carol blakemore. Email: chikungbeing@gmail.com Telephone: 07905098413. view website

Family yoga

Saturday, 10 January 2015 - Saturday, 28 March 2015 10am - 11am
A chance for parents and children to do yoga together. This is also a great introduction to yoga for first-timers. The class combines exciting adventures with songs, nursery rhymes, visualizations and relaxing techniques. Parents, children of any age, grandparents, aunts and uncles are welcome to join. Age group: All ages. Young Hackney, Forest Road, Hackney, E8 3BY. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Patricia Olabre. Email: samyamayoga@yahoo.com. view website

Hatha Yoga all levels

Saturday, 10 January 2015 - Saturday, 28 March 2015 11.15am - 12.15pm
Saturday morning practice to kick start the weekend. Each class incorporates postures, breathing and meditation. With emphasis on the breath, we flow into a sequence of poses with stability and ease. Age group: 18+. Young Hackney, 29 Forest Road, Hackney, E8 3BY. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Patricia Olabre. Email: samyamayoga@yahoo.com . view website

Line dancing for over 50s

Monday, 12 January 2015 - Monday, 14 December 2015 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Brand new line dancing class kicks off in the New Year. Join the Sharp Enders in a new energetic dance class on Monday afternoon. Have a whale of a time and lose those winter blues. Age group: 50+. Queensbridge Sports and Community Centre, 30 Holly Street, Hackney, E8 3XW. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Naz. Email: nazmun-khanam@thesharpend.org.uk Telephone: .

Ping Pong and Badminton Club

Monday, 01 September 2014 - Monday, 29 December 2014 12.00 - 5.00pm
This is a club for all adults offering the oportunity for participants to practice their table tennis and badminton skills. The club is free for the first (taster) session and £1 per session thereafter. For more details call 020 8356 3043 or email beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk. Age group: Adults. New Kingshold Community Centre, 49 Ainsworth Road, Hackney, E9 7JE. Contact: Beverley Heath. Email: beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 8356 3043 .

Street Dance

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 - Tuesday, 30 December 2014 4.00pm - 5.00pm
This class is for young people aged between 5 and 11 years. The class is free of charge. For more details call 020 8356 3043 or email beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk. Age group: 5-11 years. New Kingshold Community Centre, 49 Ainsworth Road, Hackney, E9 7JE. Contact: Beverley Health. Email: beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 8356 3043.

Pilates

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 - Tuesday, 30 December 2014 7.15pm - 8.15pm
This class is for all adults. The class is free of charge for the first (taster) session and £1 per session thereafter. For more details call 020 8356 3043 or email beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk. Age group: Adults. New Kingshold Community Centre, 49 Ainsworth Road, Hackney, E9 7JE. Contact: Beverley Heath. Email: beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 8356 3043.

Fit to Tone

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 - Wednesday, 31 December 2014 10.15am - 11.15am
This class is for all adults aged 50 and over. The class is free of charge for the first (taster) session and £1 per session thereafter. For more details call 020 8356 3043 or email beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk. Age group: 50+. New Kingshold Community Centre, 49 Ainsworth Road, Hackney, E9 7JE. Contact: Beverley Heath. Email: beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 8356 3043.

Capoeira (Muzenza)

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 - Wednesday, 31 December 2014 5.00pm - 6.00pm
This class is for children aged between 4 and 11 years. The class is free of charge. For more details please contact 020 8356 3043 or email beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk. Age group: 4-11 years. New Kingshold Community Centre, 49 Ainsworth Road, Hackney, E9 7JE. Contact: Beverley Heath. Email: beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 8356 3043.