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SLOW Line Dancing

Friday, 01 December 2017 - Monday, 03 December 2018 1pm - 2pm
SLOW line dancing classes are a great way to combine exercise with having fun. This form of activity is especially stimulating for the mind, as well as being very sociable. Chairs will be provided to enable people to rest or do some seated exercise. . Age group: over 50. Regent Estate Pensions Hall, 33 Brougham Road, London, E8 4PD. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz . Email: Liz@Hoxtonhealth.org Telephone: 02076834289.

Nordic Walking

Friday, 01 December 2017 - Monday, 03 December 2018 2PM - 3PM
Beginners' class aimed at people who already enjoy walking as well as those not used to exercise. Suitable for all fitness levels, Nordic walking helps with general fitness and strength, joint mobility, flexibility and balance. Cost: £2.00 . Age group: over 50. Hoxton Health, St Leonard's Nuttall Street, London, N1 5LZ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz. Email: liz@hoxtonhealth.org Telephone: 02077392533.

Chair Based Exercise

Friday, 01 December 2017 - Monday, 03 December 2018 11.30am - 12.30pm
Great session that aim to make the activities of daily living easier. This class takes you through a series of gentle yet challenging exercises that have been designed to mobilise joints and stretch and strengthen muscle groups in the upper and lower body. Cost £2.00. Age group: over 50. Regent Estate Pensions Hall, 33 Brougham Road, London, E8 4PD. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz. Email: liz@hoxtonhealth.org Telephone: 02077392533.

Tia Chi

Friday, 01 December 2017 - Monday, 03 December 2018 2PM - 3PM
Tai Chi is a great way to relieve stress and tension, ease aches and pains, and improve balance and posture, and it can leave you feeling stronger and more energised. Chairs will be proved to enable people to rest or do some exercise seated. Cost £2.00. Age group: Over 50. John Scott Heath Centre, 220 Green Lanes. London, N4 2NU. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz. Email: Liz@hoxtonhealth.org Telephone: 02077392533.

Tai Chi

Friday, 01 December 2017 - Monday, 03 December 2018 11.30am - 12.30pm
Tai Chi is a great way to relieve stress and tension, ease aches and pains, and improve balance and posture, and it can leave you feeling stronger and more energised. Chairs will be proved to enable people to rest or do some exercise seated. Cost £2.00. Age group: Over 50. Regent Estate Pensions Hall, 33 Brougham Road, London, E8 4PD. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz. Email: liz@hoxtonhealth.org Telephone: 02077392533.

Slow Line Dancing

Friday, 01 December 2017 - Monday, 03 December 2018 2pm - 3pm
Slow Dancing is a great way to combine exercise with having fun. It is great for improving balance and general fitness, as well as being very sociable. Cost £2.00. Age group: Over 50. Bannister House Community Hall, Homerton High Street, E9 6BP. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz. Email: liz@hoxtonhealth.org Telephone: 02077392533.

Foot Clinic

Friday, 01 December 2017 - Monday, 03 December 2018 10am - 1pm
Community based foot health clinic run by qualified chiropodist. Toe nail cutting, treatment or advice for corns, callouses and bunions. Cost £5. Age group: Over 50. ST Mary's Community Hall, Kent Street, London, Haggerston, E2 8PH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz. Email: Liz@hoxtonhealth.org Telephone: 02077392533.

Acupuncture

Friday, 01 December 2017 - Monday, 03 December 2018 9.00 - 5.30
Acupuncturist insert very fine needles a specific point in order to influence the flow of chi (energy) and restore balance to your body. Acupuncture is well known as a treatment for pain relief. 30 mins Treatment Cost £17.00 . Age group: Over 70. Hoxton Health, St Leonard's Hospital, Nuttall Street, London, N1 5LZ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz. Email: liz@hoxtonhealth.org Telephone: 02077392533.

Osteopathy

Friday, 01 December 2017 - Monday, 03 December 2018 9.00 - 5.30
This is a non-invasive manual therapeutic treatment that focuses on total body health by treating and strengthening the joints, muscles and spine. All parts of the body need to function together in an integrated way in order for us to fell well. 30 Mins Treatment Cost £17.00. Age group: Over 70. Hoxton Health, St Leonard's Nuttall Street, London, N1 5LZ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz. Email: liz@hoxtonhealth.org Telephone: 02077392533.

Reflexology

Friday, 01 December 2017 - Monday, 03 December 2018 9.00 - 5.30
The relexolgist pplies finger massage or compression to specific points on the feet or hands in order to stimulate corresponding organs or parts of the body. Reflexology is very relaxing and popular for people who want hand-on treatment but who do not want to get undressed. 45mins treatment Cost £24.00. Age group: Over 70. Hoxton Health, St Leonard's Hospital, N1 5LZ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz. Email: liz@hoxtonhealth.org Telephone: 020773925533.

Aromatherapy Massage

Friday, 01 December 2017 - Monday, 03 December 2018 9am - 5pm
This is an energising and relaxing body massage using essential oils extracted from plants Yours Therapist will choose a combination to suit your particular health problems and mood. 45 mins Treatment Cost £24.00. Age group: over 70. Hoxton Health, St leonard's Nuttall Street, London, N15LZ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz. Email: liz@hoxtonhelth.org Telephone: 02077392533.

Women's yoga class

Thursday, 11 January 2018 - Friday, 11 January 2019 6pm - 7.30pm
The first class (11 Jan) is free. It's then £8 per class or £30 for 6 classes. People on benefits can attend for free. If you bring a friend, your next class is free. . Age group: 18+. 80 Eastway, Hackney, London E9 5JH. Contact: Alice Bowmaker. Email: alicebowmaker89@outlook.com Telephone: 07575358073. Visit website

Women's Circle

Saturday, 27 January 2018 - Saturday, 26 January 2019 2pm - 4.30pm
Women meet together once a month to practice yoga and editation, in sync with the moon cycles. Share self-care, have tea, create a community of women to support each other in a safe space, throughout the year. £15 - please register in advance. Check for benefit and concession rates. Age group: 18+. 80 Eastway, London E9 5JH. Contact: Alice Bowmaker. Email: alicebowmaker89@outlook.com Telephone: 07575358073. Visit website

Rachel James

Tuesday, 06 March 2018 - Tuesday, 05 March 2019 8pm - 9.30pm
A hatha flow class that supports both experienced and beginner students to unite body and mind through a fluid practice. Combining precision in the body's alignment with the breath to aid working from the inside out. This practice cultivates strength, tone and space to unwind. £11 drop in/ diiscount cards. Age group: 16+. 243a Victoria Park Rd, Hackney E8 3HH. Disabled access: no. Contact: Rachel James. Email: rachelcjames@gmail.com Telephone: 07966 165658.

6-a-side League Hackney

Sunday, 18 March 2018 - Sunday, 09 September 2018 6pm - 8pm
New 6-a-side league at Haggerston School, 3G pitch every Sunday, 18 teams playing 40 minute games. Qualified refs. For info www.soccersixes.net. Text ross 07581 040860. Age group: 16+. Haggerston School, Hackney E2 EL5. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Ross . Email: Ross.spacey@soccersixes.net Telephone: 07581 040860. Visit website

Football training

Wednesday, 11 April 2018 - Wednesday, 25 July 2018 4.30pm - 6.30pm
Hackney Borough Youth FC training sessions are every Wednesday 4.30pm - 6.30pm at Clissold Park. First 4 weeks are completely free. School years - reception - year 3. To book your childs place contact Alan on 07702091647. Age group: 5-8 year olds. By the tennis courts, Clissold Park, Queen Elizabeth's walk, Stoke Newington, Hackney N16 0BF. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Alan Bayram. Email: H.B.Y.F.C@hotmail.com Telephone: 07702091647. Visit website

Coffee Run

Monday, 16 April 2018 - Saturday, 26 May 2018 9.10am - 10.10am
A social running group that trains from 0-5k in just 6 weeks. Ideal for complete beginners or those returning to running after a break. You're not too old, too fat or too unfit to join. And you will finish a 5k at the end of the 6 weeks. We meet Mon and Wed at 9.10am for 6 weeks then do a 5k together on the final Saturday. Age group: 18+. Well St Common, Well St Common, Gascoinge Rd, Hackney E9 7BG. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Carole O'Leary. Email: coffeerunhackney@gmail.com Telephone: 07595733150. Visit website

Menopause workshops

Monday, 16 April 2018 - Monday, 16 July 2018 6pm - 8.30pm
Free 12 week course looking at all aspects of the menopause including: stress and anxiety, sleep, hot flushes and how to manage them. Every Monday for 12 weeks excluding bank holidays. Core Clapton, 161 Northwold Road, Upper Clapton, Hackney E5 8RL. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Juliet Formby. Email: menopause@handsinc.co.uk Telephone: 02030518626. Visit website

Chi Kung (Qigong)

Monday, 16 April 2018 - Monday, 30 July 2018 10.30am - 11.30am
Meditative exercise for physical and emotional wellbeing. Movements are slow, gentle and flowing, performed with a relaxed yet focused mind. An energising and uplifting practice, good for flexibility, stamina, concentration and balance. All fitness levels welcome. Beginners welcome. Drop in £9; 7 consecutive classes £54. . Age group: All ages. The Old Fire Station, 61 Leswin Road, Stoke Newington N16 7NX. Disabled access: no. Contact: Carol Blakemore. Email: chikungbeing@gmail.com Telephone: 07905098413. Visit website

Lishi Daoist Tai Cho

Friday, 27 April 2018 - Friday, 29 June 2018 7pm - 9pm
Learn daoist tai qi, qi gong and daoist yoga from fully qualified instructor of 20 years training. £7 per session. Age group: 16+. The Bath House, 76 Shacklewell Lane, Hackney E8 2EY. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Mem. Email: mem@lishi.org Telephone: 07981589881. Visit website

HulaFit with Shakira

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 - Wednesday, 29 August 2018 6.30pm - 7.15pm
Come and try a workout with a difference, using a weighted hula hoop to burn calories, tone your whole body, break a sweat and have fun! . Age group: 16-55. Here East, Timberyard Reception, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, E20 3BS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Shakira Taylor. Email: shakira@hulafitwithshakira.co.uk Telephone: . Visit website

New low cost craniosacral therapy clinic

Monday, 21 May 2018 - Tuesday, 21 May 2019 10am - 1pm
A relaxing hands-on 'light touch' therapy which assists the body's natural capacity for repair. Helps to reduce stress, tension and pain. Prices; under 60 years old £40, 60-69 £30, over 70 £18. Open to any age but cheaper for older people. Age group: All ages. Hoxton Health, St Leonard's Hospital, Nuttall Street, hackney, London N1 5LZ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz Hughes. Email: liz@hoxtonhealth.org Telephone: 020 7739 2533. Visit website