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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

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

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

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

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

Fitness Fox Intensive

Saturday, 22 August 2015 - Saturday, 21 November 2015 10am - 10:50am
Dynamic strengthening class for women Move and tone - Lift and sculpt The most fun and effective way to get leaner Shed calories and strengthen muscles with total body resistance circuits . Age group: 20-45. Clissold Park Green lanes N16 9HJ London Disabled access: yes. Contact: Kelly. Email: kelly@fitnessfoxlondon.com Telephone: 07545705282. 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


Sunday, 13 September 2015 - Sunday, 11 October 2015 10am - 11am
Soccercise is a fun aerobic exercise or circuit class, typically lasting 45-60mins in length. It combines a variety of fitness exercises with a football. Whether or not you play football, Soccercise is geared at having fun whilst working out in a group environment. . Millfields Park, Hackney. E5 0AR. Disabled access: no. Contact: Our Parks. Email: getfitnow@ourparks.org.uk Telephone: . Visit website


Monday, 14 September 2015 - Monday, 05 October 2015 11am - 12pm
Tai-chi is a Chinese exercise system that uses slow, smooth body movements to achieve a state of relaxation of both body and mind. Age group: 18-55. Milton Gardens Community Centre. London, Hackney, N16 8TA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Our Parks. Email: getfitnow@ourparks.org.uk Telephone: . Visit website

Tag Rugby

Tuesday, 15 September 2015 - Tuesday, 13 October 2015 18.30pm - 19.30pm
Get fit, have fun and meet loads of new people by joining a mixed Tag Rugby groups exercise class. All levels are welcome and equipment is provided. . Mabley Green, Hackney. E9 5RN. Disabled access: no. Contact: Our Parks . Email: getfitnow@ourparks.org.uk Telephone: . Visit website

Zumba & Pilates

Thursday, 01 October 2015 - Thursday, 08 October 2015 7pm - 9pm
Both these classes compliment one another with the Zumba energetic class followed by a Pilates core and posture session. Exactly what you need for a great evening. £6 a session £10 for 2. Hindle House, Arcola Street, E8 2DZ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Labi Akinola. Email: Labi@elite-evolution.co.uk Telephone: 07984966964.

Chinese yoga/tai chi

Friday, 02 October 2015 - Friday, 18 December 2015 7pm - 9pm
Friendly, fun Beginners tai chi and Yoga class Suitable for all ages, gender. £7 per session . Age group: 16-+. THE BATH HOUSE CHILDRENS COMMUNITY CENTRE, SHACKLEWELL LANE, London, Hackney, E8 2EY. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Mem. Email: mem@lishi.org Telephone: 07981589881. Visit website

The Ovarian Cancer Walk

Saturday, 17 October 2015 10.30pm - 3pm
The Ovarian Cancer Walk is Target Ovarian Cancer's sponsored 5/10k walk or run, taking place in the iconic Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park on Saturday 17 October 2015. Join us in taking steps to beat ovarian cancer! Register online at www.targetovariancancer.org.uk/walk £15 registration (includes t-shirt and medal) Everyone welcome. Age group: All ages welcome, under 18s must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London. E20 2ST. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Lauren Clarke. Email: walk@targetovariancancer.org.uk Telephone: 0845 609 9330. Visit website

Dying Well in City and Hackney

Tuesday, 20 October 2015 10.30am - 12.30pm
What does dying well in City and Hackney mean and where can patients and carers find end of life support? Join NHS Community Voice and have your questions answered. We will hear from St Joseph's Hospice, the Clinical Commissioning Group and community voices. All welcome, refreshments will be available. Age group: All welcome. 24-30, DALSTON LANE, London, Hackney, E8 3AZ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Sulekha Hassan. Email: sulekha@healthwatchhackney.co.uk Telephone: 0207 923 8367. Visit website

Operation: SKYRACE

Sunday, 13 December 2015 10am - 4pm
Climb London's iconic Heron Tower to raise funds for charity Action on Hearing Loss supporting those confronting hearing loss, tinnitus and deafness. Making your way up the 39 floors, enjoy fantastic views over Hackney and London from the towers glass-walled stairwells. Sign up today: £25 per person/£100 team of five. Age group: All ages. Heron Tower, 110 Bishopsgate, London, EC2N 4AY. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Jennifer Clay. Email: jennifer.clay@hearingloss.org.uk Telephone: 02072968172. 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