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SHEL Kids multi sport and health camp

Monday, 24 October 2016 - Friday, 28 October 2016 9am - 5pm
A week of fun multi sport and health activities including football, basketball, athletics, rounders, trampolining, ice skating and more. Lunchtime workshops on healthy eating, fitness and a healthy heart and more. An excellent way to keep active and healthy this half term. From £8 per day. Age group: 7-13 years. Sport Centre, Falkirk Street, Hackney N1 6HF. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Shel multi sports camp. Email: shel@generalworldsports.com Telephone: 07938594467. Visit website

Discover Pole

Monday, 17 October 2016 5pm - 6pm
Are you ready to give pole dancing a go? Come along to one of our Discover Pole Dancing classes and give it a try. Classes are run several times per week at our Old Street LDA Studio and last 1 hour. London Dance Academy, The Basement, 49-51 Central Street EC1V 8AB. Contact: Vanessa Fagan. Email: bookings@laphq.co.uk Telephone: 020 3490 1018.

Twerk and Grind

Thursday, 27 October 2016 6pm - 7pm
Twerk n Grind - "The Ass Class". This is a cheeky fun class where you will learn to work your booty. £12. Booking: https://go.evvnt.com/68576-0. London Dance Academy, The Basement, 49-51 Central Street London EC1V 8AB Contact: Vanessa Fagan. Email: vanessa@laphq.co.uk Telephone: .

Aerial yoga

Saturday, 01 October 2016 9.45pm - 10.45pm
Aerial yoga - come and fly with us. Aerial yoga uses a low hanging hammock to support the weight of your body - experience a completely different type of yoga. £15. Booking: https://go.evvnt.com/68562-0. London Dance Academy, The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, London EC1V 8AB. Contact: Vanessa Fagan. Email: vanessa@laphq.co.uk Telephone: 020 3490 1018.

Pole Fit

Sunday, 02 October 2016 12 noon - 1pm
Pole Fit is a cardio-based and strength based pole class designed to get your heart pumping and your body strong. Suitable for complete beginners. £15. London Dance Academy, The Basement, 49-51 Central Street EC1V 8AB. Contact: Vanessa Fagan. Email: vanessa@laphq.co.uk Telephone: 020 3490 1018. Visit website

Twerk and Grind

Thursday, 06 October 2016 6pm - 7pm
Dance class. £12. Booking: https://go.evvnt.com/68573-0. London Dance Academy The Basement, 49-51 Central Street EC1V 8AB Disabled access: yes. Contact: Vanessa Fagan. Email: vanessa@laphq.co.uk Telephone: 020 3490 1018.

Aerial yoga

Sunday, 09 October 2016 9.45pm - 10.45pm
Aerial yoga - come and fly with us. Aerial yoga uses a low hanging hammock to support the weight of your body - experience a completely different type of yoga. £15. Booking: https://go.evvnt.com/68564-0. London Dance Academy, The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, London EC1V 8AB. Contact: Vanessa Fagan. Email: vanessa@laphq.co.uk Telephone: 020 3490 1018.

Pole Fit

Sunday, 09 October 2016 12 noon - 1pm
Pole Fit is a cardio-based and strength based pole class designed to get your heart pumping and your body strong. Suitable for complete beginners. Category: Classes / Courses | Creative & Performing Arts | Dance. Price: Standard: GBP 15.00. London Dance Academy The Basement 49-51 Central Street London EC1V 8AB Contact: Vanessa Fagan. Email: vanessa@laphq.co.uk Telephone: 020 3490 1018. Visit website

Discover Pole

Monday, 10 October 2016 5pm - 6pm
Are you ready to give pole dancing a go? Come along to one of our Discover Pole Dancing classes and give it a try. Classes are run several times per week at our Old Street LDA Studio and last 1 hour. London Dance Academy, The Basement, 49-51 Central Street EC1V 8AB. Contact: Vanessa Fagan. Email: bookings@laphq.co.uk Telephone: 020 3490 1018.

Antigravity yoga

Monday, 10 October 2016 7.30pm - 8.30pm
AntiGravity® yoga: explore the evolution of yoga into 3-dimensional space. Antigravity® yoga uses a low hanging hammock to support the weight of your body. £15. Booking: https://go.evvnt.com/68559-0. London Dance Academy The Basement, 49-51 Central Street London EC1V 8AB Contact: Vanessa Fagan. Email: bookings@laphq.co.uk Telephone: 020 3490 1018.

Twerk and grind

Thursday, 13 October 2016 6pm - 7pm
Twerk and Grind - 'The Ass Class'. This is a cheeky fun class where you will learn to work your booty. £12. Booking: https://go.evvnt.com/68574-0. London Dance Academy, The Basement, 49-51 Central Street London EC1V 8AB Contact: Vanessa Fagan. Email: vanessa@laphq.co.uk Telephone: 020 3490 1018.

Pole Fit

Sunday, 16 October 2016 12 noon - 1pm
Pole Fit is a cardio-based and strength based pole class designed to get your heart pumping and your body strong. Suitable for complete beginners. £15. London Dance Academy, The Basement, 49-51 Central Street EC1V 8AB. Contact: Vanessa Fagan. Email: vanessa@laphq.co.uk Telephone: 020 3490 1018. Visit website

Twerk and Grind

Thursday, 20 October 2016 6pm - 7pm
Twerk n Grind - 'The Ass Class'. This is a cheeky fun class where you will learn to work your booty. £12. Booking: https://go.evvnt.com/68575-0. London Dance Academy, The Basement, 49-51 Central Street, London EC1V 8AB Contact: Vanessa Fagan. Email: vanessa@laphq.co.uk Telephone: 020 3490 1018.

Aerial yoga

Saturday, 22 October 2016 9.45pm - 10.45pm
Aerial Yoga - come and fly with us. Aerial yoga uses a low hanging hammock to support the weight of your body - experience a completely different type of yoga. £15. Booking: https://go.evvnt.com/68568-0. London Dance Academy The Basement, 49-51 Central Street EC1V 8AB Disabled access: yes. Contact: Vanessa Fagan. Email: vanessa@laphq.co.uk Telephone: 020 3490 1018.

Pole Fit

Sunday, 23 October 2016 12 noon - 1pm
Pole Fit is a cardio-based and strength based pole class designed to get your heart pumping and your body strong. Suitable for complete beginners. £15. London Dance Academy, The Basement, 49-51 Central Street EC1V 8AB. Contact: Vanessa Fagan. Email: vanessa@laphq.co.uk Telephone: 020 3490 1018. Visit website

AntiGravity® yoga

Monday, 24 October 2016 7.30pm - 8.30pm
AntiGravity® yoga: explore the evolution of yoga into 3-dimensional space. Antigravity® yoga uses a low hanging hammock to support the weight of your body. £15. London Dance Academy The Basement, 49-51 Central Street EC1V 8AB Contact: Vanessa Fagan. Email: bookings@laphq.co.uk Telephone: 020 3490 1018. Visit website

Aerial Yoga

Saturday, 29 October 2016 9.45pm - 10.45pm
Aerial Yoga - come and fly with us. Aerial yoga uses a low hanging hammock to support the weight of your body - experience a completely different type of yoga. £15. Bookings: https://go.evvnt.com/68569-0. London Dance Academy The Basement, 49-51 Central Street EC1V 8AB Disabled access: yes. Contact: Vanessa Fagan. Email: vanessa@laphq.co.uk Telephone: 020 3490 1018.

Men's health and wellbeing forum

Thursday, 27 October 2016 11am - 2pm
Men - come and find out where you can get help and advice and share your experiences of health services. Hear the stories of men who have experienced prostate cancer, sickle cell, diabetes and social isolation. Food and refreshments provided. Please book. . Age group: All ages. Adiaha Antigha Centre, Dalston Lane, Hackney E8 3AZ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Sulekha Hassan. Email: sulekha@healthwatchhackney.co.uk Telephone: 020 7923 8367. Visit website

Weekly walk around London Fields

Wednesday, 06 April 2016 - Wednesday, 21 December 2016 12.15pm - 1pm
Weekly health walk around London Fields. Free. No need to book, just turn up in comfy shoes and loose clothing. Meeting Point: Hackney Town Hall steps. Age group: 16+. Hackney Town Hall, Mare Street, Hackney E8 1EA. Contact: Surbjit Mahey. Email: surbjit.mahey@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 07891 498150. 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

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

KingzFitness foreverliving fit club

Tuesday, 19 July 2016 - Thursday, 22 December 2016 10am - 11am
KingzFitness is about providing access to exercise classes for all ages regardless of circumstances or ability; my sessions are child friendly and low cost, previously funded by Hackney Learning Trust. Age group: All ages. n/a Contact: Kevin King. Email: Kingzfitnessforever@outlook.com Telephone: 07454018411.

BootCamp

Monday, 15 August 2016 - Wednesday, 26 October 2016 12pm - 6pm
Elite Evolution BootCamp with Mia is a challenging exciting, fun & social fitness class aimed at helping you reach your goals through team and individual effort. This class is great for all levels of fitness. £8 drop in or go to website to block book. Age group: 18+. Downs Park Road, London, Hackney, E5 8NP. Contact: Mia Wilkinson. Email: info@elite-evolution.co.uk Telephone: 07807012762. Visit website

Beginners' Chi Kung (Qi Gong) in N16

Monday, 05 September 2016 - Monday, 12 December 2016 10.30am - 11.30am
Ancient Chinese health practice comprising of individual exercises, walking forms and meditations. Movements are slow, gentle and flowing, performed with a relaxed yet focused mind. An energising and uplifting practice, good for flexibility, stamina, emotional and physical wellbeing. All fitness levels welcome. Drop in £9; 7 consecutive classes £54. Age group: All ages. The Old Fire Station, Leswin Road, Stoke Newington N16 7NX. Disabled access: no. Contact: Carol Blakemore. Email: chikungbeing@gmail.com Telephone: 07905098413. Visit website

Weekly walk around Clissold Park

Tuesday, 06 September 2016 - Tuesday, 20 December 2016 1pm - 2pm
Walking is one of the easiest ways to be more active, lose weight and get healthier. Regular walking reduces the risk of chronic illness like heart disease, asthma and stroke. It's also environmentally friendly. No need to book - just turn up in comfy shoes and loose clothing. Free. Age group: 16+. Clissold Park Mansions, Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney N16 9HJ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Surbjit Mahey. Email: surbjit.mahey@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 07891 498150. Visit website

Chi Kung (Qi Gong)

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 - Wednesday, 14 December 2016 11.15am - 12.15pm
Ancient Chinese health practice comprising of individual exercises, walking forms and meditations. Movements are slow, gentle and flowing, performed with a relaxed yet focused mind. An energising and uplifting practice, good for flexibility, stamina, emotional and physical wellbeing. All fitness levels 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

Feed the Family for Free cookery course

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 - Tuesday, 18 October 2016 4pm - 6pm
Free 6-week cook and eat course. Each week we cook healthy versions of family favourites from pizza, jerk chicken, kebabs and pasta to low sugar muffins and crumble. Healthy recipes. Spend time with your children and make new friends. Discover new foods. Learn how food affects you and your health. Age group: Families. Pembury Court Community Centre E8 1HL. Contact: Katie Edmondson. Email: food@shoreditchtrust.org.uk Telephone: 02070338529. Visit website

Yoga class

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 - Tuesday, 20 December 2016 6pm - 7pm
Complimentary class by teacher in training until mid-October. Donations welcome. A strong form of yoga which has great benefits for the mind and body. A dynamic class open to all levels. Please bring a mat if you have one and feel free to contact Zuhre with any questions. Age group: All ages. Our Lady & Saint Joseph RC Church, 100a Balls Pond Road N1 4AG. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Zuhre. Email: hhyoga.venus@gmail.com Telephone: 07557793012.

Flavours of the World cookery course

Thursday, 15 September 2016 - Thursday, 20 October 2016 6pm - 8pm
Free 6 week cook and eat classes exploring food from around the world. From spicy curries, to zingy salads, homemade breads, low sugar desserts and healthy baking, we will cook and taste it all. Learn how food affects you and your health. Meet new people and have fun. . Pembury Court Community Centre E8 1HL. Contact: Katie Edmondson. Email: food@shoreditchtrust.org.uk Telephone: 02070338529. Visit website

Health exercise class for over 55s

Thursday, 15 September 2016 - Friday, 08 September 2017 10am - 11am
Walking and jogging class with conditioning exercises. Wear suitable exercise clothes and shoes. Wheelchair access. £3 pounds per class. Contact Olive on O7961 188727. Age group: 55+. Our Lady of Good Counsel Catholic Church 24 Bouverie Road London N16 0AJ Disabled access: yes. Contact: Olive White. Email: olives.bodycare@btinternet.com Telephone: 07961188727. Visit website

Get fit with dance

Wednesday, 21 September 2016 - Monday, 14 November 2016 6pm - 8.30pm
Dance fitness classes and performance classes. Have fun while getting fit. Afro-Caribbean dance style. Age group: 18-50. 123 Green Lanes, N16 9DA Disabled access: no. Contact: suzie . Email: socadancefitness1@yahoo.co.uk Telephone: 07528786300.

Yoga Buds

Monday, 26 September 2016 - Monday, 05 December 2016 16.15 - 17.00
Yoga Buds is a girls' class exploring fun story-based posture and mindfulness. Y oga improves concentration and coordination, resilience, self esteem, relaxation, protects us from stress - is non-competitive. Price £8 drop in/£7 in advance for the 10 sessions (concessions available). Taught by certified, insured and DBS checked teacher Elena Riu. . Age group: 7-10. Three Seed Garden, 122 Rectory Road, Hackney N16 7ST. Disabled access: no. Contact: Elena Riu. Email: elenariu@easynet.co.uk Telephone: 07812208631.

Dementia-friendly swimming

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 - Wednesday, 27 September 2017 12 noon - 12.45pm
These sessions are designed to enhance the swimming experience of those living with dementia. Our staff have undertaken dementia awareness training to ensure participants are able to attend the sessions comfortably, with all the necessary support they need. . Age group: All ages. Kings Hall Leisure Centre, 39 Lower Clapton Road, Hackney E5 0NU. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Kings Hall Leisure Centre. Email: kingshall@gll.org Telephone: 020 8985 2158 . Visit website

Stoke Newington history walk

Saturday, 01 October 2016 11am - 1.15pm
Take a stroll through a "misty looking village of England" to discover Stoke Newington's story from before 1066 with its two churches (Tudor village and Victorian suburb). Meet 11am at Finsbury Park gates by Manor House Tube station. Places: £8 each. To book email sean@walkhackney.co.uk or text 07710 414 240. Finsbury Park gates by Manor House Tube station Contact: Sean Gubbins. Email: sean@walkhackney.co.uk Telephone: 07710 414 240. Visit website

Discover Pole

Monday, 03 October 2016 5pm - 6pm
Are you ready to give pole dancing a go? Come along to one of our Discover Pole Dancing classes and give it a try. Classes are run several times per week at our Old Street LDA Studio and last 1 hour. London Dance Academy, The Basement, 49-51 Central Street EC1V 8AB. Contact: Vanessa Fagan. Email: bookings@laphq.co.uk Telephone: 020 3490 1018.

The Art of Pad-Boxing

Monday, 03 October 2016 - Wednesday, 28 December 2016 7pm - 9pm
Get ready to box your way to a leaner, meaner you. A fun, energetic class that is a great stress buster. Learn basic boxing combinations, improve balance, hand/eye coordination, build strength and agility, improve heart and lung function, footwork and timing, all while burning up to 800 calories. Age group: 18+. Abney Public Hall, 73a Stoke Newington Church Street, Stoke Newington N16 0AS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Jay Wingrove. Email: taopadboxing@icloud.com Telephone: 07905 614 256.

Tigers karate club

Monday, 03 October 2016 - Thursday, 29 December 2016 4.30pm - 7.30pm
Tigers Karate Club offers self-defence, fitness, co-ordination, confidence, discipline, focus and most importantly, fun, while working through the syllabus to gain the different belts. . Age group: 3½-18yrs. Abney Public Hall, 73a Stoke Newington Church Street, Stoke Newington N16 0AS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Sensei Jason Wingrove (5th Dan). Email: tigerskaraten16@icloud.com Telephone: 07905 614 256.

Dao Lishi Tai Chi

Friday, 07 October 2016 - Friday, 09 December 2016 7pm - 9pm
Dao Tai chi Chinese Yoga, Qi Gong, meditation soft self defence. Beginners class. Contact Mem for info on 07981589881. £7 for 2 hours. Age group: 16+. The Bath House Children's Community Centre, 76 Shacklewell Lane E8 2EY. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Mem. Email: mem@lishi.org Telephone: 07981589881. Visit website

Dancing with Parkinson's

Monday, 10 October 2016 - Monday, 13 February 2017 11am - 12.30pm
Dancing with Parkinson's at St. Joseph's Hospice is a social and uplifting free dance class led by community dance specialist Danielle Teale. People with Parkinson's, their familiesand carers can come together to share in the creativity and joy of dancing in a friendly and supportive setting. . Age group: 18+. St Joseph's Hospice, Mare Street, Hackney E8 4SA. Contact: Charlotte Griffin-Jones. Email: c.griffin-jones@stjh.org.uk Telephone: 020 8525 3139. Visit website

Shoreditch history walk

Saturday, 15 October 2016 11am - 1.15pm
Shoreditch: one of London's first suburbs; London's original theatreland; where one of the worst Victorian slums, was to be found; a place of industry and municipal innovation, recycling energy from rubbish. Meet 11am on steps of Shoreditch Church, E1 6JN. Cost £8. To book: email sean@walkhackney.co.uk/text 07710 414 240. Age group: All ages. E1 6JN Disabled access: yes. Contact: Sean Gubbins. Email: sean@walkhackney.co.uk Telephone: 07710 414 240. Visit website

Nordic walking

Wednesday, 16 November 2016 - Wednesday, 07 December 2016 2pm - 3.15pm
A whole body exercise using specially designed poles. Nordic walking can lower the risk of chronic illness, is suitable for people with joint problems and can be used to tone muscle and lose weight. Free. Poles are provided or you are welcome to bring your own. Age group: 16+. Leaside Trust (Bottom of Springfield Park on River Lea), Spring Lane, Hackney E5 9HQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Surbjit Mahey. Email: surbjit.mahey@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 07891 498150. Visit website

Monthly themed weekend walks

Saturday, 19 November 2016 - Saturday, 18 March 2017 11am - 12.30pm
Free. Priority will be given to people who have booked. Saturday 19 November 2016, 11am-12.30pm. Saturday 10 December 2016, 11am-12.30pm. Sunday 29 January 2017, 11am-12.30pm. Sunday 5 February 2017, 11am-12.30pm. Saturday 11 March 2017, 11am-12.30pm. Saturday 18 March 2017, 11am-12.30pm. Age group: 16+. Hackney Contact: Surbjit Mahey. Email: surbjit.mahey@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 8356 4897/07891 498150. Visit website

Monthly walk around Hackney Downs

Thursday, 12 January 2017 - Thursday, 30 March 2017 11am - 11.30am
2nd Thursday of the month, 11am-11.30am. Meet at the Pavilion, Hackney Downs Park, Hackney Downs Park Road, London E5 8NP. Age group: 16+. The Pavilion, Downs Park Road, Hackney E5 8NP. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Surbjit Mahey. Email: surbjit.mahey@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 07891 49815. Visit website