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Men's cardio circuit exercise

Thursday, 12 February 2015 - Thursday, 17 December 2015
50+ Men. Improve your physique and health with out cardio exercise class. Our cardio circuit exercise for men will improve your heart health, make you stronger in a fun and supportive environment. Class managed by male tutor. Men from all communities welcome. Age group: 50+. 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. view website

Get a healthy spine and mobile joints

Wednesday, 07 January 2015 - Wednesday, 22 July 2015 12pm - 1pm
A gentle exercise class to enable your joints to move more freely and your spine to be more flexible. Can help with short/long term injuries and pain. Feel both relaxed and rejuvenated. Suitable for all ages/levels of fitness. £10 for drop in, £48 for 6 classes taken within 10 weeks. Age group: All ages. The Well Garden, Amhurst Terrace, Hackney, E8 2BT. Contact: Jenny Hill. Email: jennyhillnz@yahoo.co.uk Telephone: 07929907007.

Zumba

Friday, 23 January 2015 - Friday, 19 June 2015 7pm - 8pm
Zumba is a latin based exercise class. Fun and exciting to help burn those calories, learn some dance moves or just to have a good workout. Aimed at those between 17-25yrs. Price: £1 per session, suitable for beginners. Age group: 17-25. Threshold Centre, 1 Ada Place, London, E2 9BA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Shakeira. Email: thresholdfitness@active4life.eu.com Telephone: 07944 006 273. view website

AthleFIT - fun athletics sessions

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 - Wednesday, 13 May 2015 11.30 am - 12.30 pm
AthleFIT is a non-competitive fun athletics, welcoming all ages and fitness levels. Come and join the fastest growing recreational sport in the UK. No experience required, because you don?t need to be fit to AthleFIT! Sessions are FREE with funding through England Athletics in Hackney . Age group: All ages. Kingshold Community Centre, Ainsworth Road, Hackney, Off Well Street, E9 7JE. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Joseph Hylton. Email: Jhylton@englandathletics.org Telephone: .

Yoga flow in Dalston

Wednesday, 04 February 2015 - Wednesday, 07 October 2015 7pm - 8pm
Join us for yoga every Wednesday evening. Open to all levels. The style is mindful, flowing hatha yoga, with a strong focus on alignment. A limited amount of mats will be available, but bring your own if possible. 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. view website

Relaxation and meditation

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 - Tuesday, 30 June 2015 5pm - 6pm
A free weekly drop-in session where we explore various techniques for relaxation and wellbeing. Starting with some gentle Tai Chi exercises, moving into some guided mindfulness meditation and finally ending with some blissful relaxation. The sessions are led by Simon Robey, Complementary Therapies coordinator at St Joseph's. . Age group: 18+. St Joseph's Hospice, Mare Street, Hackney, E8 4SA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Charlotte Griffin. Email: c.griffin@stjh.org.uk Telephone: 0208 525 3139. view website

Relaxation & Meditation

Tuesday, 24 February 2015 - Tuesday, 30 June 2015 5.00pm - 6.00pm
A free weekly drop-in session where we explore various techniques for relaxation and wellbeing. Starting with some gentle Tai Chi exercises to loosen tight shoulders and warm up those stiff backs: moving into some guided mindfulness meditation and finally ending with some blissful relaxation. . Age group: 16+. St. Joseph's Hospice, Mare Street, Hackney, E8 4SA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: St Josephs Hospice. Email: ct@stjh.org.uk Telephone: 0208 525 6000. view website

New Yoga class at Yellowwarbler N16

Saturday, 28 February 2015 - Saturday, 27 February 2016 9.15am - 10.30am
Weekly Saturay Morning Yoga class at Yellowwarbler email: ashley.loveisin@gmail.com, for more information or to book your place. Age group: adults. Northwold Road, London, Hackney, N16 7HL. Disabled access: no. Contact: ashley. Email: ashley.loveisin@gmail.com Telephone: .

Personal Training in Hackney

Monday, 02 March 2015 - Sunday, 31 May 2015 4.30pm - 10.00pm
Group Personal Training benefits those who want to incorporate fitness into their lives and become healthier. We incorporate Boxing, Circuits, Weights, Stretching, & Cardio. £15 per person. Minimum 2 in a group Max 4. Great location, new equipment, ideal for all levels of fitness . Age group: 18+. SHACKLEWELL LANE, London, Hackney, E8 2EB. Disabled access: no. Contact: Labi Akinola. Email: Labi@elite-evolution.co.uk Telephone: 07984966964.

Mother and Toddler Yoga

Tuesday, 03 March 2015 - Tuesday, 02 June 2015 10:30am - 11:30am
Mother and Toddler Yoga for Mothers/carers. Age 2-4. With Patricia. Cost £2:50 per session with a GLL Pay and Play card or free to monthly paying members. CLISSOLD LEISURE CENTRE, CLISSOLD ROAD, London, Hackney, n16 9ex. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Clissold Lesiure Centre. Email: forthegirls@gll.org Telephone: 020 7254 5574. view website

Mother and Baby Yoga

Tuesday, 03 March 2015 - Wednesday, 03 June 2015 1:30pm - 2:30pm
For mothers/carers and babies from 8 weeks to crawling. With Patricia. All the benefits of a yoga class and baby comes too. BRITANNIA LEISURE CENTRE, HYDE ROAD, London, Hackney, N1 5JU. Contact: Britannia Leisure Centre. Email: forthegirls@gll.org Telephone: 020 7729 4485. view website

Buggy-a-cise

Thursday, 05 March 2015 - Friday, 05 June 2015 9:45am - 10:45am
Buggy-a-cise is a great workout and baby comes too, its indoors so no rain worries. Suitable for mothers/carers and buggie passengers aged 0-4. Cost £2:50 with a GLL pay and play membership or free for monthly paying members Part of the For The Girls programme. CLISSOLD LEISURE CENTRE, CLISSOLD ROAD, London, Hackney, n16 9ex. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Clissold Leisure Centre. Email: forthegirls@gll.org Telephone: 020 7254 5574. view website

Westward Boys FC

Saturday, 07 March 2015 - Friday, 28 August 2015 10.00am - 12.00pm
Westward football club are looking for new players in school years 1 and 2 to play in our new teams. Westward has over 60 children from school years 1 to 5 its a great club for children to play football for. . Age group: 6 to 7 years old. Victoria Park (st marks gate), Cadogan Terrace, Hackney, E9 5HP. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Alan Bayram. Email: alsbayram@yahoo.co.uk Telephone: 07702091647. view website

Free Eczema & Allergies Drop-In Self Help Group

Tuesday, 10 March 2015 - Tuesday, 09 June 2015 1pm - 3pm
Free Drop In Self Help Group for adults and parents of children with Eczema and Allergies. Where people can talk, support and share experiences. No need to book. Contact me with any questions fredericka@frederickacharles.com. Age group: All. 1 Reading Lane, Hackney, London, E8 1DY. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Fredericka Charles. Email: fredericka@frederickacharles.com. view website

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. view 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. view 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. view website

Introduction to Meditation

Wednesday, 15 April 2015 - Wednesday, 08 July 2015 10am - 11am
12 weeks introductory meditation course. Suitable for novice and beginners, who are looking to learn techniques to manage stress, anxious and depressive thoughts. Also useful for people experiencing chronic pain. Available to people over 50 years of age. Age group: 50+. The Sharp End, 30 Holly Street, Hackney E8 3XW. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Naz. Email: nazmun-khanam@thesharpend.org.uk Telephone: 020 7923 0350. view 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. view website

Power walking for women

Saturday, 02 May 2015 - Saturday, 25 July 2015 10am - 11.15am
Power walking for women provides women all over london of all fitness levels the opportunity to get fit and healthy throughout the spring & summer. £6 a session or £30 for unlimited power walking classes and unlimited fitness classes for the month. Strengthen, tone. Weightloss lowers blood pressure. . Age group: 16+. Stormont House School, Downs Park Road, Hackney E5 8NP. Disabled access: no. Contact: Labi Akinola. Email: Labi@elite-evolution.co.uk Telephone: 07984966964. view website

GA Netball Social League

Monday, 11 May 2015 - Monday, 20 July 2015 7pm - 9pm
Get Ready. Get Fit. Get Active. Mondays 7-9pm Haggerston Park, Hackney E2 (outdoor) commencing 11 May. We welcome individuals, teams, mixed and ladies only. Hackney residents - £30 individual. Non resident-£40 (new player add £10 joining fee). Full details www.getactivesolutions.org.uk by Tuesday 5th May. Follow us on Twitter @GANetballleague Email: info@getactivesolutions.org.uk . Haggerston Park, Audrey Street, Hackney, E2 8QH. Contact: Erica Obtang. Email: info@getactivesolutions.org.uk Telephone: 07940 335 919. view website

Free gentle walking group

Monday, 11 May 2015 - Monday, 24 August 2015 12am - 1pm
Free guided walks, every week starting outside the Well Street surgery. Open to everyone, and suitable for people coming back to exercise. Walks will be at a gentle pace and take a circular route ending back at Well Street. There are also opportunities for training to become a walk leader. Age group: All. Well Street Surgery, 28 Shore Road, Hackney E9 7TA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Amelia Bayes. Email: amelia.bayes@vchackney.org Telephone: 07508 095828.

Bringing together local people and communities affected by cancer: Let's talk, learn and share

Wednesday, 13 May 2015 5:30pm-8:30pm
London Cancer & City and Hackney Clinical Commissioning Group invite you to an informal get-together for patients, carers and their organisations in Hackney, to talk about challenges faced by people affected by cancer. We would love to see you there, so please save the date and register by emailing contact@londoncancer.org . Age group: All ages. The Tomlinson Centre, Queensbridge Road, Hackney E8 3ND. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Sophie Lansdowne. Email: contact@londoncancer.org Telephone: 02076799613. view website

Free PACT community meals

Tuesday, 19 May 2015 10.30am - 2pm
Love cooking? Enjoy great food? Then come along to the next PACT Meal. We reduce food waste, collecting ingredients from local shops, which would normally be thrown away, instead using them to make delicious feasts for the community. Volunteer cooks wanted from 10.30am. Lunch served from 12.30pm. . Age group: All ages. Newton Close sheltered Housing Block, Seven Sisters Road, London, N4 2RQ. Contact: Jo Homan. Email: tt@jo.homan.me.uk Telephone: .

Menopause Matters

Tuesday, 26 May 2015 6pm - 8pm
Lets talk about the menopause together. Come find out how your GP can help, other available support for women and whether a community gynaecology service would help. Speakers: Siobhan Harper: Clinical Commissioning Group Planned Care Director. Sandra Watson: Homerton Lead Gynaecology Consultant. Sonia Hall: GP Confederation. Eileen Bellot: Hands Inc. . Hackney CVS, 84 Springfield House, 5 Tyssen Street, Hackney E8 2LY. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Sulekha Hassan. Email: sulekha@healthwatchhackney.co.uk Telephone: 020 7923 8367. view website

Free PACT community meals

Friday, 12 June 2015 10.30am - 2pm
Love cooking? Enjoy great food? Then come along to the next PACT Meal. We reduce food waste, collecting ingredients from local shops, which would normally be thrown away, instead using them to make delicious feasts for the community. Volunteer cooks wanted from 10.30am. Lunch served from 12.30pm. . Age group: All ages. Finsbury Park Green Houses, London, N4 2NQ. Contact: Jo Homan. Email: tt@jo.homan.me.uk .

Free PACT foraging walk

Sunday, 14 June 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. view website

Free PACT community meals

Tuesday, 16 June 2015 10.30am - 2pm
Love cooking? Enjoy great food? Then come along to the next PACT Meal. We reduce food waste, collect ingredients from local shops which would normally be thrown away and instead using them to make delicious feasts for the community. Volunteer cooks wanted from 10.30am. Lunch served from 12.30pm. . Age group: All ages. Newton Close sheltered Housing Block, Seven Sisters Road, London N4 2RQ. Contact: Jo Homan. Email: tt@jo.homan.me.uk .

Free PACT community meals

Friday, 10 July 2015 10.30am - 2pm
Love cooking? Enjoy great food? Then come along to the next PACT Meal. We reduce food waste, collect ingredients from local shops which would normally be thrown away and instead using them to make delicious feasts for the community. Volunteer cooks wanted from 10.30am. Lunch served from 12.30pm. . Age group: All ages. Finsbury Park Green Houses, London N4 2NQ. Contact: Jo Homan. Email: tt@jo.homan.me.uk .

Free PACT community meals

Tuesday, 21 July 2015 10.30am - 2pm
Love cooking? Enjoy great food? Then come along to the next PACT Meal. We reduce food waste, collect ingredients from local shops which would normally be thrown away and instead using them to make delicious feasts for the community. Volunteer cooks wanted from 10.30am. Lunch served from 12.30pm. . Age group: All ages. Newton Close Sheltered Housing Block, Seven Sisters Road, London N4 2RQ. Contact: Jo Homan. Email: tt@jo.homan.me.uk .

Adventures in Orienteering

Thursday, 30 July 2015 10.30am - 12.00pm
Try out our fantastic new orienteering course. Non-competative, all welcome. Free - booking required. . Age group: All - children must be accompanied. Clissold Park, Stoke Newington Church Street. London, n16 9hj. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Lucy Gijsen. Email: lucy.gijsen@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 02083564600. view website

Free PACT wildlife walk - bat walk

Sunday, 09 August 2015 8.30pm - 10.30pm
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. view website

Free PACT wildlife walk - pond life

Sunday, 12 July 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. view 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. view 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.

Line dancing for over 50s

Monday, 12 January 2015 - Monday, 14 December 2015 2.30pm - 3.30pm
Brand new line dancing class kicks off in the New Year. Join the Sharp Enders in a new energetic dance class on Monday afternoon. Have a whale of a time and lose those winter blues. Age group: 50+. Queensbridge Sports and Community Centre, 30 Holly Street, Hackney, E8 3XW. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Naz. Email: nazmun-khanam@thesharpend.org.uk Telephone: .

Free PACT foraging walk

Sunday, 10 May 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. The Castle Climbing Centre, Green Lanes, Hackney N4 2HA. Disabled access: no. Contact: Jo Homan. Email: tt@jo.homan.me.uk Telephone: 07733 330379. view 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. view 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. view 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. view website

Dance Dance Party Party Dalston

Monday, 16 March 2015 - Monday, 15 June 2015 7pm - 8.30pm
East London's original fitness rave for women. Revolutionising Mondays and starting your week on a high. For only £4 our freestyle hour long dance session lets you leave your inhibitions at the door and lose yourself in the pure joy of dance. For women aged 18-80, no need to book. Age group: 18-80. The Victoria, 451 Queensbridge Road, Hackney, E8 3AS. Contact: Leah or Rita. Email: ddppdalston@gmail.com . view website

Over 50s Indoor Jogging and Waliking

Thursday, 08 January 2015 - Thursday, 17 December 2015 10am - 11am
Exercise with a difference targeted at those with health conditions. All health conditions catered for in this Indoor walk jog class. The cost is three pouns per session. Wear Suitable clothing and shoes. One to One Personal Training also avalable. Age group: 50 plus. Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 24 Bouverie Road, Hackney, N16 0AJ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Olive White. Email: olives.bodycare@btinternet.com Telephone: 07961 188727. view website