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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

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

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


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

Yoga at Hackney Forge

Tuesday, 01 March 2016 - Tuesday, 07 June 2016 8pm - 9.30pm
Enjoy the benefits of yoga cultivate strength, flexibility and relax. A breath with alignment slow flow class that presents a different focus each week. Open level enables people to work within their capabilities with modifications or further challenges. Drop in £11 or discount cards 5 classes £50, 10 classes £95. Age group: 18+. 243a Victoria Park Rd. London, E9 7HD. Disabled access: no. Contact: Rachel James. Email: rachelcjames@gmail.com Telephone: 07966 165658. Visit website

Gascoyne Clunkers drop-in cycle club

Saturday, 05 March 2016 - Saturday, 28 May 2016 12pm - 2pm
Learn to ride your bike. Learn to fix your bike. Cycle with us. Adults, children, all ages welcome. If you don't have a bike you can borrow one of ours. Age group: all ages. In front of Granard House meet at the picnic tables E9 5BN Disabled access: yes. Contact: Franco. Email: fx@donutkinds.com Telephone: 07971 783 798.

Geffrye Peddlers drop-in cycle club

Saturday, 05 March 2016 - Saturday, 28 May 2016 2.30pm - 4.30pm
Learn to ride your bike. Learn to fix your bike. Cycle with us. Adults, children, all ages welcome. If you don't have a bike you can borrow one of ours. Age group: all ages. Outside Geffrye Community Centre, Falkirk Street, Hoxton, N1 6SD. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Franco. Email: fx@donutkinds.com Telephone: 07971 783 798.

Core, flexibility and stretch

Saturday, 26 March 2016 - Saturday, 28 May 2016 12pm - 12.45pm
Core flexibility and stretch is great for anyone that wants to - Relieve tension in the body - Improve their flexibility and ROM - Reduce the tightness in the shoulders and legs - Develop core strength and stability Each class cost £6 a session. Age group: 16+. Hindle House Community Hall, Arcola Street, E8 2DZ. Contact: Labi Akinola. Email: Afolabi_Akinola@live.co.uk Telephone: 07984966964. 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

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

2016 Vitality Run Hackney Half Marathon for St Joseph's Hospice

Sunday, 08 May 2016 9am - 2pm
Registration fee: £20 Minimum sponsorship pledge: £250 The Vitality Run Hackney Half Marathon is returning in 2016 and St Joseph's Hospice is delighted to be one of the official local charity partners. Places are expected to go fast and we have a limited number. Register at www.stjh.org.uk/hackney. Age group: 14+. Hackney Marshes, London, E9 5PF. Contact: Anna Lee. Email: a.lee@stjh.org.uk Telephone: 020 8525 6033. Visit website

Stamford Hill history walk

Saturday, 14 May 2016 11am - 2.15pm
Walk up Stamford Hill to trace the area's place in Hackney's history and the different people who passed through there. Return via north Stoke Newington to visit a couple of little-known Victorian gems: Allens Gardens and the murals of St. Andrew's. Cost £8. To book email sean@walkhackney.co.uk/text 07710 414 240. Age group: All age. Abney Park Cemetery Gates, Stoke Newington High St, London, N16 0LH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Sean Gubbins. Email: sean@walkhackney.co.uk Telephone: 07710 414 240. 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