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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

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

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

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

Eat Drink Love Italian

Thursday, 03 September 2015 - Friday, 04 September 2015 11:00 - 22:00
Eat Drink Love Italian Ltd, a London based company specialized. . Old Spitalfields Market, 16 Horner Square. London, E1 6EW. Contact: EDLI. Email: info@itomg.london Telephone: . Visit website

Hackney is hosting the 'London Rugby World Cup' Tournament

Saturday, 05 September 2015 11am - 7pm
Fellow rugby players: do you want to be London World Cup champions? Fellow Hackney folk, come and take part in a fun day of rugby, food, fun and games! Then come and take part in the one and only London World Cup 10s tournament, sponsored by Attic Self Storage. . Age group: All. Hackney RFC, SPRING HILL, London, Hackney, E5 9BL. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Mark Nunn. Email: mark.nunn@gmail.com Telephone: 07771 951 877. 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

Public Meeting: Emergency Hospital Care Services

Tuesday, 08 September 2015 10.30am - 12.30pm
Find out when you should call an ambulance or go to A&E and what to do if you or someone you know is experiencing a mental health emergency. Share your experiences of Homerton Hospital A&E with staff and commissioners- tell us how it can be improved Refreshments will be provided . Age group: All welcome. Rose Lipman Building (main hall), 43 De beauvoir Road, London, Hackney, N1 5SQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Sulekha Hassan. Email: sulekha@healthwatchhackney.co.uk Telephone: 0207 923 8367. Visit website

Abney Walk

Saturday, 26 September 2015 11:00 - 12:30
AbneyPark: Explore Hackney's historic cemetary and nature reserve and discover the omportance of green spaces to London.. Age group: Any. Abney Park Cemetary Main Gates, Stoke Newington High Street, London. N16 0LH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Surbjit Mahey. Email: surbjit.mahey@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 07891 498750/020 8356 7489. 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

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