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Men's cardio circuit exercise

Thursday, 12 February 2015 - Thursday, 17 December 2015
50+ Men. Improve your physique and health with out cardio exercise class. Our cardio circuit exercise for men will improve your heart health, make you stronger in a fun and supportive environment. Class managed by male tutor. Men from all communities welcome. 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: 020 7923 0350. Visit website

Amy's Kitchen presents: A Handcrafted Summer 3

Tuesday, 11 August 2015 7pm - 10.30pm
This summer Amy’s Kitchen, a pioneer in the organic food movement, is hosting a series of evening events in London to encourage guests to enjoy a ‘Handcrafted Summer’. The series of four events combine a delicious, vegetarian supper with workshops from a range of inspirational creative partners. . Age group: 18+. £10. Railway Arch 395, Railway Arch 395, Mentmore Terrace, Hackney E8 3PH. Disabled access: yes.

Amy's Kitchen presents : A Handcrafted Summer 4

Tuesday, 25 August 2015 7pm - 10.30pm
This summer Amy’s Kitchen, a pioneer in the organic food movement, is hosting a series of evening events in London to encourage guests to enjoy a ‘Handcrafted Summer’. The series of four events combine a delicious, vegetarian supper with workshops from a range of inspirational creative partners. . Age group: 18+. £10. Railway Arch 395, Railway Arch 395, Mentmore Terrace, Hackney E8 3PH. Disabled access: yes.

New Yoga class at Yellowwarbler N16

Saturday, 28 February 2015 - Saturday, 27 February 2016 9.15am - 10.30am
Weekly Saturay Morning Yoga class at Yellowwarbler email: ashley.loveisin@gmail.com, for more information or to book your place. Age group: adults. Northwold Road, London, Hackney, N16 7HL. Disabled access: no. Contact: ashley. Email: ashley.loveisin@gmail.com Telephone: .

Westward Boys FC

Saturday, 07 March 2015 - Friday, 28 August 2015 10.00am - 12.00pm
Westward football club are looking for new players in school years 1 and 2 to play in our new teams. Westward has over 60 children from school years 1 to 5 its a great club for children to play football for. . Age group: 6 to 7 years old. Victoria Park (st marks gate), Cadogan Terrace, Hackney, E9 5HP. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Alan Bayram. Email: alsbayram@yahoo.co.uk Telephone: 07702091647. Visit website

Yoga with Sarah

Saturday, 21 March 2015 - Saturday, 19 December 2015 10.15am - 11.15am
Certified teacher with Yoga Alliance UK. I specialise in teaching a Vinyasa flow style of yoga. A regular yoga practice can energise, strengthen and calm you. Certainly I have found this to be true and I hope that my students will experience the same. . Age group: All ages welcome. The Old Fire Station, 61 Leswin Road, Hackney, N16 7NX. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Sarah McFadden. Email: contact@yoga.sarah Telephone: 07515637375. Visit website

Pregnancy yoga

Wednesday, 01 April 2015 - Wednesday, 06 April 2016 6pm - 7pm
Pregnancy yoga is suitable for any Mum-to-Be from 14 weeks until birth. No previous experience of yoga is necessary. Each class includes gentle stretching, breath work and postures to help during labour as well as relaxation techniques. Cost drop-in £9 or £48 for 6 weeks. . Flat A, Victoria Park Road, London, Hackney E9 7HD. Disabled access: no. Contact: Clare Day. Email: Clare@clareday-yoga.co.uk Telephone: 07958645978. Visit website

Yoga for mums and babies

Tuesday, 07 April 2015 - Tuesday, 01 March 2016 10.15am - 11.45am
Each class includes gentle yoga for mums and if awake, happy or interested their babies too. Suitable following the 6 week check until baby is mobile. Tea, cake and a chance for a natter after each session. Cost £8 per class drop-in. . Hackney Forge, 243a Victoria Park Road, London, Hackney E9 7HD. Disabled access: no. Contact: Clare Day. Email: Clare@clareday-yoga.co.uk Telephone: 07958645978. Visit website

Yoga with Sarah - Vinyasa Flow classes

Saturday, 25 April 2015 - Saturday, 19 December 2015 10.15am - 11.15am
Vinyasa Flow yoga brings together yoga postures, alignment and breathing. Improve your strength and mobility, whilst also calming your mind and reducing stress. Prices are £10 drop in, or take up the intro offer of your first 3 classes for £20. Age group: All ages. The Old Fire Station, 61 Leswin Road, Hackney N16 7NX. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Sarah McFadden. Email: contact@sarah.yoga Telephone: 07515637375. Visit website

Free gentle walking group

Monday, 11 May 2015 - Monday, 24 August 2015 12am - 1pm
Free guided walks, every week starting outside the Well Street surgery. Open to everyone, and suitable for people coming back to exercise. Walks will be at a gentle pace and take a circular route ending back at Well Street. There are also opportunities for training to become a walk leader. Age group: All. Well Street Surgery, 28 Shore Road, Hackney E9 7TA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Amelia Bayes. Email: amelia.bayes@vchackney.org Telephone: 07508 095828.

New Age Games

Monday, 11 May 2015 - Saturday, 28 November 2015
Open to Hackney residents aged 50+. Activities include badminton, cricket, fencing, chair-based activity, tennis, walking football, yoga and much more. Age group: 50+. Hackney parks Contact: Darren English . Email: darren.english@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 8356 4897 . Visit website

Men only fitness class

Thursday, 14 May 2015 - Thursday, 17 December 2015 2pm - 3pm
Calling all men over 50 who are looking to get fit for summer. We offer a qualified male fitness instructor. Type of exercise is 'circuit class' whereby partiicpants spend short time doing various exercises. Great for cardio (heart health) and weight loss. Very friendly and supportive class. . Queensbridge Sports and Community Centre, 30 Holly Street, Hackney E8 3XW. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Naz. Email: nazmun-khanam@thesharpend.org.uk Telephone: 020 7923 0350.

Beach volleyball and fitness

Saturday, 30 May 2015 - Saturday, 31 October 2015 6pm weekdays - 8pm
Enjoy sand between your toes and sun on your back. Free first session. Beach volleyball was the most popular London Olympic sport. Beginners to advanced, women and men. Relaxed recreational play with no formal coaching. General fitness sessions. Annual memberships from £45. Contact us to meet on the sand. Age group: 18+. Sand court in the playground, Shoreditch Park, By corner of New North Road and Rushton St, Old St Tube N1 5DR. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Chris Baker. Email: info.lbvc@gmail.com Telephone: 07956 594092. Visit website

Westward Boys FC

Saturday, 04 July 2015 - Saturday, 29 August 2015 10am - 12pm
Westward Boys FC are currently looking for children in current school years 4 and 10 to play in the upcoming league season. Training takes place at Victoria park on the Saturdays and matches will be on Sundays. Age group: 9 and 15 year olds. Victoria Park (St Mark's Gate), Cadogan Terrace E9 5HP. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Mark Francis. Email: alsbayram@yahoo.co.uk Telephone: 07897263261.

Legs, bums and tums class

Saturday, 11 July 2015 - Saturday, 31 October 2015 10am - 11am
This class is aimed at toning, strengthening and sculpturing the body. Class costs £6 for drop in, contact Labi@elite-evolution.co.uk for more info. Age group: 18+. Hindle House Community Hall E8 2DZ. Disabled access: no. Contact: Labi Akinola. Email: Labi@elite-evolution.co.uk Telephone: 07984966964.

Get Healthy Get Active

Thursday, 23 July 2015 - Thursday, 28 July 2016 10am - 11am
Indoor jogging with exercises suitable for all health conditions. £3 per session. Wear suitable clothing for exercise. You will need to complete a physical activity readiness questionaire when you arrive. See you there. Age group: 40+. Our Lady of Good Councel Church Bouverie Road Stoke Newington Disabled access: yes. Contact: Olive White. Email: olives.bodycare@btinternet.com Telephone: 07961 188727. Visit website

Mums on the Run

Tuesday, 04 August 2015 - Tuesday, 29 September 2015 10am - 11am
Want to get active after having a baby? Struggling to find the time or energy? Come along to FREE running sessions for mums and their babies/toddlers on Hackney Downs. You'll also be entered into a free 5k or 10k race at the end!. Age group: 18+. HACKNEY DOWNS PAVILION, DOWNS PARK ROAD, London, Hackney, E5 8NP. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Holly Weir. Email: hello@runwithholly.co.uk Telephone: . Visit website

Yoga @ Hackney Forge

Tuesday, 04 August 2015 - Tuesday, 22 December 2015 8pm - 9.30pm
A Vijnana Yoga class that incorporates flow with attention to alignment. Each class presents a different focus and aims to inspire all levels, offering the option of modification or further challenge. . Age group: 18+. 243A, VICTORIA PARK ROAD, London, Hackney, E9 7HD. Disabled access: no. Contact: Rachel James. Email: rachelcjames@gmail.com Telephone: 07966165658. Visit website

Free PACT wildlife walk - bat walk

Sunday, 09 August 2015 8.30pm - 10.30pm
Get close to nature and join our free guided walk around the East Reservoir where you will learn about the natural environment and the wildlife living around the Manor House Reservoirs. Walks are free and led by an expert guide. Age group: All ages. East Reservoir Community Garden, 1 Newnton Close, Hackney N4 2RQ. Contact: Jo Homan. Email: tt@jo.homan.me.uk Telephone: 07733 330379. Visit website

Pub history walk

Saturday, 15 August 2015 11am - 12.30pm
We'll take a walk from urban Clapton to the River Lea to Springfield Park. Hear about Clapton's famous residents, Hackney's marshes and the history of that great British institution, the pub. Ends at Anchor & Hope pub by Springfield Park. Age group: 16+ (under 16 accompanied by adult). Clapton Hart Pub, Leabridge Road roundabout E5 8EG. Contact: Surbjit Mahey. Email: surbjit.mahey@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 07891 498150. Visit website

Yoga flow in Dalston

Monday, 17 August 2015 - Monday, 07 December 2015 7pm - 8pm
Join us for yoga every Monday evening. Open to all levels. The style is mindful, flowing hatha yoga, with a strong focus on alignment. Fee: £10. Concession available. For enquiries please call 07745745341 or email delia@beloveyoga.net. St. Peter's Church, Northchurch Terracen, Hackney N1 4DA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Delia. Email: delia@beloveyoga.net Telephone: 07745745341.  Visit website: www.beloveyoga.net . St. Peter's Church, Northchurch Terracen, Hackney N1 4DA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Delia. Email: delia@beloveyoga.net Telephone: 07745745341. Visit website

New dance courses

Monday, 07 September 2015 - Saturday, 19 December 2015
Royal Academy of Dance registered school - a new class opening for 4yr olds, exploring the world of movement, plus a triple style class: tap, modern and contemporary dance for 6-10yrs. Spaces are available in all ballet classes offered. Please see website for joining details and online booking: www.nelgc.org. The Cube, 46 Milton Grove, Hackney N16 8QY. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Amanda Benjamin. Email: dance@nelgc.org Telephone: . Visit website

Free PACT foraging walk

Sunday, 13 December 2015 2pm - 4pm
Get close to nature and join our free guided walk along the new river path where you will learn about safely identifying edible plants growing in Manor House that can be foraged and used to create some delicious food. Walks are free and led by an expert guide. Age group: All ages. The Castle Climbing Centre, Green Lanes, Hackney N4 2HA. Disabled access: no. Contact: Jo Homan. Email: tt@jo.homan.me.uk Telephone: 07733 330379. Visit website

Zumba

Friday, 17 April 2015 - Friday, 15 April 2016 7pm - 8pm
Zumba classes: £1 a session. Every Friday 7pm-8pm. Just turn up on the day. (2 minute walk from Broadway Market or Hackney Road) Wear comfortable clothing and trainers, bring a towel, bottle of water and let's have fun. Age group: 18+. Threshold Center, 1 Ada Place, London E2 9BA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Shakeira. Email: Thresholdfitness@active4life.eu.com Telephone: 07944006273.

Fit for Mums - Shoreditch and Clissold Park

Monday, 08 June 2015 - Wednesday, 30 September 2015
MG Fit in Fitness runs Fit for Mums sessions designed for mums who would like a pressure free way back into exercise, with other mums and babies. 45 minute cardio and strength workout, held outdoors in Shoreditch and Clissold Park. Great social event to meet other mums. Age group: 18-55. Shoreditch Park and Clissold Park, Hackney N1 6TA. Contact: Murat Gecmen. Email: info@mgfitinfitness Telephone: 0780 9575 299. Visit website

Free PACT foraging walk

Sunday, 13 September 2015 2pm - 4pm
Get close to nature and join our free guided walk along the New River Path where you will learn about safely identifying edible plants growing in Manor House that can be foraged and used to create some delicious food. Walks are free and led by an expert guide. Age group: All ages. The Castle Climbing Centre, Green Lanes, Hackney N4 2HA. Contact: Jo Homan. Email: tt@jo.homan.me.uk Telephone: 07733 330379. Visit website

Free PACT wildlife walk - mini beasts

Sunday, 11 October 2015 2pm - 4pm
Get close to nature and join our free guided walk around the East Reservoir where you will learn about the natural environment and the wildlife living around the Manor House Reservoirs. Walks are free and led by an expert guide. Age group: All ages. East Reservoir Community Garden, 1 Newnton Close, Hackney N4 2RQ. Contact: Jo Homan. Email: tt@jo.homan.me.uk Telephone: 07733 330379. Visit website

Free PACT Foraging Walk

Sunday, 08 November 2015 2pm - 4pm
Get close to nature and join our free guided walk along the new river path where you will learn about safely identifying edible plants growing in Manor House that can be foraged and used to create some delicious food. Walks are free and led by an expert guide. Age group: All ages. The Castle Climbing Centre, Green Lanes, Hackney N4 2HA. Disabled access: no. Contact: Jo Homan. Email: tt@jo.homan.me.uk Telephone: 07733 330379. Visit website

Latin line dancing

Monday, 13 July 2015 - Monday, 28 March 2016 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Line dancing to Latin music. Using traditional line dancing routines accompanied by Latin music. Fun and fantastic way to keep fit and have a laugh. Age group: 50+. Queensbridge Sports and Community Centre, 30 Holly Street, Hackney E8 3XW. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Nazmun Khanam. Email: nazmun-khanam@thesharpend.org.uk Telephone: 020 7923 0350 . Visit website

Street art walk

Saturday, 22 August 2015 2pm - 3.30pm
Take a walk around the streets whose walls that form a living gallery of street art where Hackney overlaps with the City. Hear how this once underground art form is becoming mainstream and discover a little of the history of old Shoreditch too. Ends at Liverpool Street station. Age group: 16+ (under 16s accompanied by adult). Shoreditch Train Sation (Overground), Shoreditch High Street E1 6GJ. Contact: Surbjit Mahey. Email: surbjit.mahey@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 07891 498150. Visit website