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Capoeira Angola Palmares

Wednesday, 20 January 2016 - Wednesday, 21 December 2016 6pm - 8pm
Free Capoeira classes for children £10 Adults (concessions available) Taught by an authentic Brazilian Master, Capoeira is traditional a martial art practised to percussive music and songs. Age group: 5-85. Morningside Community Centre, Collent Street, London, Hackney, E9 6SG. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Valdir "Axe" Gomes. Email: axesalvador@hotmail.co.uk Telephone: 07856 032553. Visit website

BOXFIT

Thursday, 25 February 2016 - Thursday, 25 August 2016 6.45pm - 7.45pm
Join our indoor bootcamp. Increase your fitness using kickboxing and boxing techniques. Non contact (no sparring). This is a fun,safe and proven workout to burn calories. Release tension and learn basic self defense techniques. The class is £8 and is open to all levels of fitness. Age group: 16+. The Elise Centre, 24-30 Dalston Lane, Hackney, London, E8 3AZ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Chris Omodiagbe. Email: info@boxfitwithchris.com Telephone: 07941866784. Visit website

Finer Fitness

Saturday, 16 April 2016 - Saturday, 29 October 2016 10am - 11am
Our non-military boot camp is type of outdoor group exercise class that mixes traditional calisthenic and body weight exercises with interval training and strength training. These sessions are designed to push participants harder than they'd push themselves. No session is the same so expect a variety of different workouts. Age group: 16 to 60. SHOREDITCH PARK, NEW NORTH ROAD, London, Hackney, n1 6ta. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Finer Fitness . Email: info@finerfitness.co.uk Telephone: 07532100400. Visit website

Chi Kung (Qi Gong)

Wednesday, 18 May 2016 - Wednesday, 20 July 2016 11.15 am - 12.15 pm
Chi Kung is an ancient Chinese health practice. The meditative movements are slow gentle and performed with a relaxed yet focused mind. it is energising and uplifting. Good for emotional and physical wellbeing. All fitness levels. Age group: 16+. The Old Fire Station, Leswin Road, London, Hackney, N16 7NX. Disabled access: no. Contact: Carol . Email: chikungbeing@gmail.com Telephone: 07905098413. Visit website

Capoeira on the roof

Tuesday, 31 May 2016 - Tuesday, 26 July 2016 5pm - 6pm
Capoeira is a Brazilian art form combining dance, martial arts and music. Great for building strength, coordination, balance and most of all lots of fun. Classes are ideal for all levels & cost £6 a session. Go to website to book space . Age group: 16+. Floor 7 & 8 Stratford, Multi Storey Car Park, E15 1XE. Contact: Labi Akinola. Email: Labi@elite-evolution.co.uk Telephone: 07984966964. Visit website

Life Zone

Thursday, 02 June 2016 - Thursday, 01 September 2016 6.00pm - 7.00pm
Life Zone is a self help group for people affected by cancer. Patients, carers and family members are welcome to come along. . Age group: No age limit. Pembury Community Centre, 1 Atkins Square, Dalston Lane, E8 1HL. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Claudette Folkes. Email: lifezonesupport@aol.co.uk Telephone: 07930756311.

Mindful mums and babies

Thursday, 02 June 2016 - Thursday, 22 December 2016 2pm - 3pm
Weekly mums and baby yoga in the heart of Hackney taught by a friendly teacher (and new mum). Yoga mats provided. Classes are £8. Book here: bookwhen.com/jemsyoga. Age group: From 6 weeks to crawling age. Space Studios, MARE STREET, London, Hackney, E8 3RH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Jemma Mahon. Email: yogajemma@gmail.com Telephone: . Visit website

Hula Fit on the roof top

Saturday, 04 June 2016 - Saturday, 30 July 2016 12pm - 1.30pm
Hula Fit is a fantastic way to improve health and well-being. Hooping helps improve strength, coordination, balance and great calorie burn while having fun. Adult sessions can be done with weighted hoops. Ideal for all levels of fitness £6 a class. Book here: www.elite-evolution.com/roofeast-fitness/. Age group: +5. Floor 7 & 8 Stratford, Multi Storey Car Park London, E15 1XE. Contact: Labi Akinola. Email: Labi@elite-evolution.co.uk Telephone: 07984966964. Visit website

New Chi Kung class

Monday, 06 June 2016 - Monday, 25 July 2016 10.30am - 11.30am
Chi Kung (Qi Gong) is an ancient Chinese health practice.Static postures, meditations and gentle flowing movements are performed with a relaxed yet focused mind. An uplifting practice, good for energy levels, flexibility, mental and physical wellbeing. Any fitness level. £9 drop in. Age group: All. Old Fire Station, Leswin Road, Stoke Newington, N16 7NX. Contact: Carol . Email: chikungbeing@gmail.com Telephone: 07905098413. Visit website

Athletic body conditioning fitness class

Thursday, 09 June 2016 - Thursday, 21 July 2016 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Fitness workout focusing on fat burning and strength building. Cardio, core stability and toning. £1. No booking required. All levels of fitness welcome. URSWICK SECONDARY SCHOOL, PARAGON ROAD, London, Hackney, E9 6NR. Contact: Christine Coker. Email: chris.coker@live.co.uk Telephone: 07903709419. Visit website

Yin Yoga classes

Saturday, 11 June 2016 - Saturday, 23 July 2016 10am - 11am
This is an opportunity to create space in the body where we hold tension especially in the connective tissues and fascia. It is a perfect complement to a dynamic yoga practice and/or workout regime. Poses are all on the floor and are held for several minutes. . QUEENSBRIDGE SPORTS AND COMMUNITY CENTRE, HOLLY STREET, London, Hackney, E8 3XW. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Patricia Olabre. Email: samyamayoga@yahoo.com Telephone: . Visit website

Family Yoga classes

Saturday, 11 June 2016 - Saturday, 23 July 2016 11.15am - 12.15pm
A chance for parents, grandparents 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. All ages welcome. Please bring a mat if you have one. QUEENSBRIDGE SPORTS AND COMMUNITY CENTRE, HOLLY STREET, London, Hackney, E8 3XW. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Patricia Olabre. Email: samyamayoga@yahoo.com Telephone: . Visit website

Gascoyne community cycle hub

Saturday, 11 June 2016 - Saturday, 24 September 2016 12pm - 2pm
Learn to ride and fix your bike, or borrow one of ours, adults and children welcome. Age group: all ages. Granard House Hartlake Road E9 Disabled access: yes. Contact: Franco. Email: fx@donutkids.com Telephone: 07971 783 798.

Geffrye community cycle hub

Saturday, 11 June 2016 - Saturday, 24 September 2016 2.30pm - 4.30pm
Learn to ride or fix your bike, or borrow one of ours. Adults and children, all ages and abilities welcome. Age group: all ages. Commutity Centre Shenfield Street N1 Contact: Franco. Email: fx@donutkids.com Telephone: 07971 783 798.

Southwark and the City - London Bridge to St Paul's Cathedral - Theme Walk

Saturday, 02 July 2016 11:00am - 12:30pm
Dive into Roman London as we walk through historic Southwark past Shakespeare's Globe and up to Sir Christopher Wren's cathedral masterpiece. We'll hear about pirates, Royals, London's maritime past and the Great Fire. Meet outside Barrowboy and Banker pub, 6-8 Borough High Street, SE1 9QQ. Guide: Hackney Tours (Simon Cole). Age group: 16+ (children under 16 to be accompanied by an adult). Barrowboy and Banker Pub. 6-8 Borough High Street, SE1 9QQ. Contact: Surbjit Mahey. Email: surbjit.mahey@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 07981 498150. Visit website