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Core sport

Monday, 26 October 2015 - Saturday, 31 December 2016
Free sporting activities for adults with mild-severe mental health needs through a GP referral. Includes team sports, aerobics activities, stretch and relaxation, racket sports and gym & swim sessions. Download a GP referral form from our website www.corearts.co.uk or call 0208 533 3500. Age group: 18+. Core Arts, 1 St Barnabas Terrace, London, Hackney, E9 6DJ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Laura-Jane Connolly. Email: lconnolly@corearts.co.uk Telephone: 07881228009. Visit website

Hulafit with Shakira

Monday, 16 November 2015 - Monday, 29 February 2016 6pm - 7pm
Workout with a weighted Hula Hoop target that tummy, bum and legs in a cardio based class that is fun and energetic! All hoops provided and get the chance to hula hoop all over your body. £6 per person. **November special bring a friend and they go half price (£3)**. Age group: 16-80. HAGGERSTON SECONDARY SCHOOL, WEYMOUTH TERRACE, London, Hackney, E2 8ls. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Shakira . Email: shakira@hulafitwithshakira.co.uk Telephone: . Visit website

Free Table Tennis coaching for women

Tuesday, 17 November 2015 - Thursday, 31 March 2016 10am - 12pm
Every Tuesday free Table Tennis coaching for women. Suitable for all ages. Female Coach. Refreshments provided. Learn how to play through Fun, Interactive and Social environment. Paddles can be purchased at £3 each or you can bring your own. Please call to register a place? Limited places only. . Age group: 25 - 49. Hackney Chinese Community Services. 28 -32 Ellingfort Road, E8 3PA, London, E8 3PA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Hackney Chinese Community Services. Email: Rita@ChineseCentre.org.uk Telephone: 02089866171. Visit website

Dirty Boxing club

Wednesday, 18 November 2015 - Wednesday, 24 February 2016 6pm - 7.30pm
Specialist exercise class for women offering self defence techniques combining boxing and fitness training for the whole body. Through a combination of cardio training, boxing and martial arts participants will improve their overall fitness levels and learn the skills of boxing whilst being able to defend them selves. £6.50pp. Age group: 16-80. SPORTS CENTRE, FALKIRK STREET, London, Hackney N1 6HF. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Des . Email: enquiries@coreorganisation.co.uk Telephone: . Visit website

Free chair based exercises for elderly

Friday, 20 November 2015 - Friday, 25 March 2016 10am - 12pm
Sitting exercise class for the elderly or the immobile, in a social, fun environment.Maintain body flexibility, strengthening hips and thighs, reduce blood clots and increase mobility. If you're interested please contact us for further details. . Age group: 30 - 99. Hackney Chinese Community Services, 28-32 Ellingfort Road, London, E8 3PA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Hackney Chinese Community Services. Email: Rita@Chinesecentre.org.uk Telephone: 02089866171. Visit website

Run Fit (Women's only)

Saturday, 21 November 2015 - Saturday, 26 March 2016 10am - 11am
Run Fit sessions have a fun walk/run element to slowly improve your fitness over a period of time lead by a Run Leader. Age group: 16+. Redmond Community Centre Kayani Ave N4 2HF Hackney London Disabled access: yes. Contact: Our Parks Team . Email: getfitnow@ourparks.org.uk Telephone: 0800 111 4464. Visit website

Back to Exercise

Thursday, 26 November 2015 - Thursday, 31 March 2016 2pm - 3pm
Back to Exercise is a low intensity gentle circuit class, fun and social for those who want to get back to exercise or are new to exercise. This class is held at Pembury Community Centre and is completely free. Click here to book: http://bit.ly/1X2Gd2V . Age group: 55+. Pembury Community Centre Pembury Ground Floor Block A Atkins Square Dalston E8 4HL Hackney Disabled access: yes. Contact: Our Parks Team. Email: getfitnow@ourparks.org.uk Telephone: 0800 111 4464. Visit website

Box Fit

Thursday, 26 November 2015 - Thursday, 24 March 2016 7pm - 8pm
A fun way to get fit through a high intensity full body work-out. The class incorporates solid boxing pad work with body conditioning. Age group: 16 - 55. Carole Young Hall Community Centre, Mintern Street, Lonon, Hackney, N1 5EH. Disabled access: no. Contact: Our Parks Team . Email: getfitnow@ourparks.org.uk Telephone: 0800 111 4464. Visit website

Brazilian dance

Thursday, 26 November 2015 - Thursday, 24 March 2016 7pm - 8pm
Brazilian dance yourself fit with fun workouts mixing low-intensity and high-intensity, interval-style training, to burn calories and shake into shape by dancing. All levels are welcomed. . Age group: 16 - 75. Concorde Centre Kingsmead Way Homerton, Hackney E9 5PP Disabled access: yes. Contact: Our Parks Team. Email: getfitnow@ouraparks.org.uk Telephone: 0800 111 4464. Visit website

Mass bootcamp

Saturday, 28 November 2015 - Saturday, 26 March 2016 10am - 11am
A fitness boot camp class that mixes traditional calisthenic and body weight exercises, with interval and strength training. Age group: 16 - 55. Clissold Park Green Lanes N16 9HJ Stoke Newtington Disabled access: yes. Contact: Our Parks Team . Email: getfitnow@ourparks.org.uk Telephone: 0800 111 4464. Visit website

Yoga

Monday, 30 November 2015 - Monday, 28 November 2016 7pm - 8pm
Yoga is excellent for improving flexibility, strength, all round fitness, well-being and stress reduction. Please bring mats to this session and if you require a mat please contact the teacher through the private messaging function prior to the session. Age group: 16 - 75. Concorde Centre Kingsmead Way E9 5PP Homerton Hackney Disabled access: yes. Contact: Our Parks Team . Email: getfitnow@ourparks.org.uk Telephone: 0800 111 4464. Visit website

Yoga

Monday, 30 November 2015 - Monday, 28 March 2016 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Yoga is excellent for improving flexibility, strength, all round fitness, well-being and stress reduction. Please bring mats to this session and if you require a mat please contact the teacher through the private messaging function prior to the session. Age group: 16 - 75. Fellows Court Community Centre Hackney London E2 8LR Disabled access: yes. Contact: Our Parks Team . Email: getfitnow@ourparks.org.uk Telephone: 0800 111 4464. Visit website

Pilates

Wednesday, 02 December 2015 - Wednesday, 30 March 2016 10.30am - 11.30am
Pilates is a system of controlled exercises that engage the mind and condition the total body. The blend of strength and flexibility training improves posture whilst shaping toning muscles. Please bring your own mat to session. Age group: 16 - 75. Fellows Court Community Centre Hackney London E2 8LR Disabled access: yes. Contact: Our Parks Team . Email: getfitnow@ourparks.org.uk Telephone: 0800 111 4464. Visit website

Wellbeing Winter Wonderland

Saturday, 19 December 2015 - Saturday, 13 February 2016 9am - 4pm
Deep relaxing massage and mindfulness session to keep you feeling energized and stress free throughout the winter months. Call to book your place. FLAT 5, CHATTENDEN HOUSE, WOODBERRY DOWN ESTATE, London, Hackney, N4 2SG. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Nerine O'Connor. Email: nerine@beyondfeelings.co.uk Telephone: 07434163829. Visit website

OURSPACES

Monday, 04 January 2016 - Friday, 25 March 2016
Choose from a range of free and affordable esatate based physical activtiy courses accross Hackney. Adult (16yrs+) courses include Yoga for Men, Body Conditioning for Women, and for kids (5yr+) Karate and Capoeira. Various Hackney Venues Check timetable or call. Henry Muss 0208 510 6326 http://www.hackney.gov.uk/sports-and-leisure.htm (estate based activities). Kingshold Community Centre, Ainsworth Road, Hackney, London, E9 7JE. Disabled access: yes. Contact: henry. Email: henry.muss@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: Muss. Visit website

Free Tai Chi For Elderly

Wednesday, 06 January 2016 - Wednesday, 30 March 2016 11.00am - 12.00pm
This gentle low impact exercise can prevent or ease many illness of aging. Relaxing and social activity to reduce stress,improve, balance,increase muscle, strength & mobility. Beginners are welcome. If you're interested please contact us for further details. Age group: 30 - 99. Hackney Chinese Community Services, ELLINGFORT ROAD, London, Hackney, E8 3PA E8 3PA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Hackney Chinese Community Services. Email: Rita@ChineseCentre.org.uk Telephone: 020 89866171. Visit website

Beginner Capoeira class

Wednesday, 06 January 2016 - Wednesday, 04 January 2017 7pm - 9pm
Capoeira classes for beginners given by Mestre (Simon) Fantasma of East London Capoeira. 1 hr £5, 2hr £10 packages offered. . Age group: 16-99. 260 - 264 Dalston Kingsland, E8 4DG. Disabled access: no. Contact: Simon Atkinson. Email: simon@fantasma.co.uk Telephone: 0779031273. Visit website

Lishi Tai Chi & Chinese Yoga/Meditation

Friday, 15 January 2016 - Friday, 15 April 2016 7pm - 9pm
Beginners learn Mindful movements, Chinese Yoga, Qi gong, Lishi Tai Chi and meditation, Costs £5 Limited places available. Age group: 18-40. 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

8 Week Mindfulness Course

Sunday, 17 January 2016 - Sunday, 28 February 2016 2pm - 6pm
8-week Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) course: ideal for beginners who would like an introduction to mindfulness and its practice. This course takes place on alternate Sundays and costs £225, which includes all teaching handouts and meditation materials. Places are limited to 15 people so early booking advised. . Greenhouse N16 49 Green Lanes N16 9BU Contact: Ruth Ormston. Email: ruth@calmcitymind.com Telephone: . Visit website

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

Health Hub

Friday, 29 January 2016 - Friday, 27 May 2016 6pm - 9pm
The Health Hub is an opportunity to give you a body mot on your weight BMI blood pressure and setting up SMART goals with our instructors on a monthly basis. You will be given tips on nutrition and training. £10 a month. . Age group: 16+. Hindle House, Arcola Street, E8 2DZ. Contact: Labi . Email: Labi@elite-evolution.co.uk Telephone: 07984966964. Visit website

Mums on the Run

Wednesday, 03 February 2016 - Saturday, 02 April 2016 10am - 11am
Running sessions for mums and their babies/toddlers. The sessions will be free to attend, and anyone who manages to come to at least six of the sessions will get to take part in a free 5k or 10k race at the end. . Age group: 18+. Hackney Downs Park, Downs Park Road, London, Hackney, E5 8NP. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Holly Weir. Email: hollyjaneweir@gmail.com Telephone: . Visit website

LOVE: A 108 London day retreat

Saturday, 13 February 2016 11am - 6.30pm
Yoga, meditation, mantra, food and love guaranteed. There is a special price of £120 for 2 people that could be your Mum, Brother, Sister, best friend or lover. Otherwise tickets are £65 All prices include all refreshments and food, yoga and more. Book here: www.108.london.. Age group: 18-65. Coate Studios, 37 Coate Street, London, E2 9AG. Contact: Jessica at 108 London. Email: 108londonkula@gmail.com Telephone: 07904517465. Visit website

Tai Chi for beginners

Monday, 15 February 2016 - Monday, 02 May 2016 7pm - 8pm
Beginners classes in the fundamentals of the abbreviated Yang tai chi form developed by Cheng Man Ching. The tai chi form will be completed over the course of three semesters. Classes are £10 full, £6 reduction. . Age group: 18-99. 24-30 Dalston Lane, Hackney, London, E8 3AZ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Redmond Entwistle . Email: redmondvyvian@eml.cc Telephone: 07812 356 415.

Vitality Run Hackney

Sunday, 08 May 2016 9am - 1pm
Vitality Run Hackney is back for its dazzling third year! Hackney opens its roads to thousands of runners as they take on the Half Marathon challenge. Sign up now at runhackney.com. Age group: 17+. Hackney Marshes Centre, Homerton Road, London, Hackney, E9 5PH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Vitality Run Hackney . Email: runhackney@go2events.org.uk Telephone: 0845 304 5443. Visit website

Adrenaline Rush

Saturday, 21 May 2016 9.30am - 4pm
Adrenaline Rush is a high voltage, non-stop, energy-packed obstacle race, where everyone can experience new levels of chafing, sweatiness and soggy sock syndrome. Choose from any of our four extraordinary upcoming events (over either 5k or 10k) and get ready for some differently enjoyable, muddy action. Age group: 18+. Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park London E20 2ST Disabled access: yes. Contact: Event Team. Email: info@theadrenalinerush.com Telephone: . Visit website