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Melanie Smith

Monday, 05 May 2014 - Monday, 25 May 2015 8pm - 9pm
Stretch and strengthen with dynamic Pilates to re-discover your core muscles. £10 drop-in, please bring a mat. Age group: 16+. Abney Public Hall, 73 Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney, N16 0AS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Melanie Smith. Email: smithfit@hotmail.co.uk Telephone: 07803249789. view website

Westward Acorns

Saturday, 24 May 2014 - Saturday, 23 May 2015 9am - 9.45am
Westward Acorns is a fun football training session for children aged between 4 and 6 years old. Age group: 4-6. Victoria Park (St Marks gate), Cadogan Terrace, London, E9 5HP. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Alan. Email: alsbayram@yahoo.co.uk Telephone: 07702091647.

N4 Tigers karate

Friday, 20 June 2014 - Saturday, 27 June 2015 10.00am - 11.00am
Learn basic stances, strikes, blocks and kicks and how to defend yourself from various attacks. Students will also learn about sparring, the sport aspect of karate, and will have the opportunity to participate in club tournaments. £5. . Age group: 5+. Myddleton Grange, 108 Colthurst Crescent, Green Lanes, N4 2FB. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Jason Wingrove. Email: tigerskarate1999@yahoo.co.uk Telephone: 07905 614 256.

Capoeria Angola Palmares

Wednesday, 25 June 2014 - Wednesday, 25 March 2015 18:00 - 20:00
Capoeira is a Brazillian fighting game which incorparates elements of percussion, song, martial arts, dance & theatre. The classes are taught by an authentic Brazilan Master. Classes are free to children and Sanctuary housing residents. £10 working; £5 concessions. Age group: 5-75. Morningside Community Centre, Collent Street, Hackney, E9 6SG. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Mestre "Axe". Email: axesalvador@hotmail.co.uk Telephone: 07856032553. view website

Yoga in Hackney

Tuesday, 01 July 2014 - Tuesday, 07 July 2015 7.45pm - 8.45pm
Concentrating on breath and alignment with dynamic sequences to tone the body and build strength. A moving meditation that will leave you feeling lighter, and more positive. Age group: 16+. Holistic Health, 64 Broadway Market, Hackney, E8 4QJ. Disabled access: no. Contact: Emma. Email: emmadmd@blueyonder.co.uk Telephone: 07889 369 775.

Hackney personal training

Monday, 07 July 2014 - Monday, 06 July 2015
Personal Training East London. One to one/small group sessions with Personal Trainer Alice Bowmaker. Background in dance and gymnastics, now I am YMCA, REPs PT. Mission to motivate you to push past your expectations and help you learn to love the strength and beauty of your body again. Victoria Park, London Fields Hackney Downs, Dalston, Stoke Newington Contact: Alice Bowmaker. Email: alicebowmakerpt@outlook.com Telephone: 07711498207. view website

New gymnastics lessons and courses

Saturday, 12 July 2014 - Saturday, 06 December 2014 9am - 12noon
The Council is proud to announce brand new Gymnastics Lessons & Courses at Queensbridge Sports & Community Centre. With specialist equipment and qualified British Gymnastics affiliated coaches, you can learn to become a better gymnast. Summer taster sessions & courses are available to book now for 3-15 year olds. Age group: 3-15. Queensbridge sports and community cnetre, Holly Street, Hackney, E8 3XW. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Queensbridge Sports & Community Centre. Email: Noel Dean Telephone: 020 7923 7773. view website

Urban Athletes fitness classes

Tuesday, 22 July 2014 - Tuesday, 21 July 2015 7pm - 8pm
For Londoners who want to exercise outdoors, to have more energy, improve their fitness, posture and flexibility and not get bored or injured on the way. We?ll teach you to recover the natural athletic human movement abilities that urban living has caused you to lose. Age group: 21-59. Shoreditch Park Sports Ground, N1 7EJ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Richard Thompson. Email: richard@urban-athletes.co.uk Telephone: 07956 045183. view website

For The Girls

Thursday, 24 July 2014 - Wednesday, 31 December 2014 various - various
For The Girls is new initiative aimed at getting Women and Girls to enjoy more sport. Cost £2.50. You need a Better pay and play membership, which you can get on the day. If you are a monthly paying Better member, its free. . Age group: 14 plus. Queensbridge Leisure Centre, Queensbridge Leisure Centre Contact: Reception . Email: ForTheGirls@GLL.ORG Telephone: 020 7923 7773. view website

September classes and free trials at The Martial Arts Place

Thursday, 24 July 2014 - Friday, 24 July 2015 9:00am - 8:30pm
Discover the world of kickboxing and improve your fitness and confidence. Classes available for adults and kids from three. Fun classes that can also help with stress relief and give you an energy boost. Contact us if you'd like to sign up for September or have a free trial class. Age group: 3+. The Martial Arts Place, Victorian Grove, Stoke Newington, N16 8DR. Contact: The Martial Arts Place. Email: n16@themartialartsplace.com Telephone: 020 7254 0332. view website

Yoga for Cyclists

Wednesday, 13 August 2014 - Wednesday, 12 November 2014 8:05pm - 9.35pm
Yoga class specifically for cyclists; helping to stretch and release hips, hamstrings, back and shoulders. Improves breathing efficiency and spatial awareness. Suitable for beginners and regulars. £12 Dropin / £10 with 5 class pass. In partnership with Cyclelab. Contact maryschnorrenberg@hotmail.com or 07404891872. FB/Twitter @purplepalmyoga See you on the mat soon!. ELISE Centre, 24-30 DALSTON LANE, London, Hackney, E8 3AZ E8 3AZ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: MARY SCHNORRENBERG. Email: maryschnorrenberg@hotmail.com Telephone: 07404891872. view website

London Fields Slimming World Group

Thursday, 14 August 2014 - Thursday, 27 November 2014 9.30am - 11am
Come and join us on Thursdays either at 9.30am or 7.30pm. Receive support while you're on your Slimming World journey, make new friends, share recipe ideas, tips and tricks and have a laugh! Everyone welcome. Age group: 11+. Regents Pensioners' Hall, 33 Brougham Road, London Fields, E8 4PD. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Tracy. Email: slimwithtracy1@gmail.com Telephone: 07956 396878. view website

Relaxation techniques and meditation classes

Monday, 18 August 2014 - Monday, 15 December 2014 7pm - 8pm
Come and learn relaxation techniques and meditation at the Redmond Community Centre. Experience how relaxation and meditation can improve your relationship with yourself, your health and the relationships you have with others. The centre is on the West Reservoir and benefits from lots of natural light. . Age group: All ages. Manor House Development Trust, Redmond Community Centre, Manor House, Kayani Avenue, N4 2HF. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Nancy Sheridan. Email: nancy.sheridan@mhdt.org.uk Telephone: 02088027580. view website

Arsenal in the community

Monday, 01 September 2014 - Monday, 29 December 2014 5.00pm - 7.00pm
Free youth club (7-18 years of age). For more details, please call 020 8356 3043 or email beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk. Age group: 7-18 years. New Kingshold Community Centre, 49 Ainsworth Road, Hackney, E9 7JE E9 7JE. Contact: Beverley Heath. Email: beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 8356 3043.

The Martial Arts Place

Monday, 01 September 2014 - Tuesday, 01 September 2015
Discover kickboxing and improve your fitness and confidence. Also helps with stress relief and gives you an energy boost. Ages 3+. If you'd like to sign up or have more information please call 020 7254 0332 or email n16@themartialartsplace.com for more details. The Martial Arts Place, Victorian Grove, N16 8DR. . Victorian Grove, London, N16 8DR. Contact: The Martial Arts Place. Email: n16@themartialartsplace.com . view website

Yoga @ Hackney Forge

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 - Tuesday, 01 September 2015 8.15pm - 9.45pm
A Vijnana Yoga class that incorporates flow with attention to alignment. Classes incorporate sitting, breathing techniques and focus on a different set of poses each week. This open level class enables people to work within their own capabilities yet offers the opportunity of a further challenge. £10/£8 or discount cards. Age group: 16+. 243A Victoria Park Road, Hackney, London, E9 7HD E9 7HD. Disabled access: no. Contact: Rachel James. Email: rachelcjames@gmail.com Telephone: 07966 165658.

The Martial Arts Place

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 - Thursday, 03 September 2015
Discover the world of kickboxing and improve your fitness and confidence. Everybody can learn Mo-Gei-Do kickboxing here, regardless of age, experience or fitness levels. Term starts for both adult and kids' classes on 3rd September, call 020 7254 0332 to book your place, or for a free trial lesson. Age group: 3+. Victorian Grove, N16 8DR. Contact: The Martial Arts Place. Email: n16@themartialartsplace.com Telephone: 020 7254 0332. view website

Chi Kung classes

Thursday, 04 September 2014 - Friday, 12 December 2014
Slow gentle and flowing exercise performed with a relaxed yet focused mind. This is an energising and uplifting practice, good for flexibility, stamina, mental and physical well-being. Thurs 10-11a.m; 1st Sun in month 9-10am Clissold House, Clissold Park; Fri 10-11am Old Fire Station Leswin Road N16 . Clissold House Clissold Park Disabled access: no. Contact: Carol . Email: chikungbeing@gmail.com Telephone: 07905098413. view website

Zen-Gumite Jiu-Jitsu

Saturday, 13 September 2014 - Saturday, 20 December 2014 12pm - 2pm
At Zen-Gumite Jiu-Jitsu we combine meditative practice with traditional Japanese self-defence training. We train Saturday's 12pm-2pm, at Homerton Baptist Church. Price £5. Come and learn this fantastic martial art in a friendly atmosphere. For more info call Ken, 0795 277 2070. . Age group: 16+. Homerton Baptist Church, Barnabas Road, Homerton, Hackney, E9 5SD. Contact: Kennedy Onugha. Telephone: 0795 277 2070.

Keep fit with Egyptian bellydance

Wednesday, 17 September 2014 - Wednesday, 26 November 2014 6pm - 7.30pm
This is a wonderful class for women of all ages to keep fit, learn something new, express themselves and make new friends. Juliana Brustik is an experienced teacher and performer who creates a warm and supportive atmosphere where everybody can delveop at their own pace. Age group: 18+. Hackney Community College, Falkirk Street, London, N1 6HQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Juliana Brustik. Email: julbrustik@yahoo.co.uk Telephone: 020 8533 0955. view website

Yoga flow

Monday, 22 September 2014 - Monday, 08 December 2014 7pm - 8pm
Yoga classes for all levels. The style is mindful, flowing hatha yoga, with a strong focus on alignment. Classes tend to be fun and dynamic. £10/£5 conc. . St. Peter's Church, Northchurch Terrace, Hackney, N1 4DA. Contact: Delia. Email: delia@beloveyoga.net.

Homeopathic Acute Service at The City Farm

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 - Friday, 19 December 2014 1pm - 4pm
Low cost Homeopathic Acute Service at the City Farm. Wed/ Fri £20 Working People £10 Concs/kids Constitutional treatment also available on Sliding Scale by experienced reg. Homeopath. Please ring/ email to make an appt or discuss anything to do with Homeopathy. I am happy to talk with you about it. . Age group: All ages. The City Farm, Haggeston Park, 1a Goldsmiths Row. E2 8QA. Contact: Suzy Roston MARH Rhom. Email: suzyhomeopathy@yahoo.co.uk Telephone: 020 7254 0456.

Friday gentle yoga classes

Friday, 26 September 2014 - Friday, 21 August 2015 10.30am and 12pm
Weekly yoga classes for every body. Gentle yoga, Scaravelli inspired, for improving your general wellbeing and relaxation, helps with strength and flexibility. Classes are small and will be adapted for individuals. Block booked classes are £10 each or call me, Sarah, to arrange a free taster class. Age group: 30+. Hackney Forge, 243a Victoria Park Road, Hackney, E9 7HD. Disabled access: no. Contact: Sarah Reynolds, Yoga4EveryBody. Email: sarah.yogatraining@gmail.com Telephone: 07947 367 579.

Chi Kung

Friday, 03 October 2014 - Friday, 12 December 2014 10am - 11am
An ancient Chinese exercise practice; slow, gentle and meditative. Excellent for mental and physical wellbeing. Free trial class, drop-in £9. Concessionary rates available; discount on 6 week bookings. The Old Fire Station, 61 Leswin Road, Hackney, N16 7NX. Disabled access: no. Contact: Carol Blakemore. Email: chikungbeing@gmail.com Telephone: 07905098413. view website

Walkabout in Hackney - free walking club

Thursday, 09 October 2014 - Thursday, 18 December 2014 12pm - 12.30pm
Open to all. Meet at St Joseph's new café at noon for a moderate half hour walk led by a qualified health walk leader. Explore the local area, meet new people and reap the health and well-being benefits of being outdoors and active. In partnership with Hackney: Walking Together. Age group: 18-80. St. Joseph's Hospice, Mare Street, Hackney, E8 4SA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Charlotte Griffin. Email: c.griffin@stjh.org.uk Telephone: 442085253139.

Three hour boot camp trial in Shoreditch Park and London Fields

Monday, 13 October 2014 - Sunday, 30 November 2014 6.30am - 7.30am
3 sessions trial bootcamp and fitness evaluation now only for £15 instead of £45 (Shoreditch Park and London Fields) Private group sessions also available. Burn fat and increase muscle tone with our unique HIFIT (High Intensity Functional Interval Training) boot camp. * Offer valid until 30/11/2014. Age group: 18-55. Balmes Road, Hackney, N1 5TQ. Contact: Murat Gecmen. Email: info@mgfitinfitness.com Telephone: 02072548789. view website

Feldenkrais awareness through movement

Wednesday, 15 October 2014 - Wednesday, 17 December 2014 12am - 1pm
Improve your mobility and comfort in spine, back, shoulders, pelvis, knees and more. Feel invigorated and more alive. Weekly class. No experience necessary. Most sessions are done lying on the floor. Your first session is free! Drop-in: £10 or £48 for six. . Age group: from 18 years onwards. The Well Garden, The Village Green, Hackney Downs Studios, 17 Amhurst Terrace, E8 2BT. Disabled access: no. Contact: Juliana Brustik. Email: julbrustik@yahoo.co.uk Telephone: 077808 22843. view website

Walkabout in Hackney - Free Walking Club

Thursday, 16 October 2014 - Thursday, 18 December 2014 12pm - 12.30pm
Led by a qualified health walk leader we head off from St Joseph's for a half hour walk and explore the local area, meeting new people and reaping the health benefits from being outdoors and active! Open to all, free to attend. . St. Joseph's Hospice, Mare Street, Hackney, E8 4SA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Charlotte Griffin. Email: c.griffin@stjh.org.uk .

Indoor jogging

Thursday, 23 October 2014 - Thursday, 22 October 2015 10am - 11am
Indoor jogging tailored to meet all ailments. Suitable attire recommend. One to one personal training also available. . Age group: 55+. Our Lady of Good Counsel Church Bouverie Road 37 Grange Rd Stoke Newington Contact: Olive White. Email: olives.bodycare@btinternet.com Telephone: 447961188727. view website

Hula Hoop fitness

Thursday, 30 October 2014 - Thursday, 18 December 2014 8pm - 9pm
Hula Hoop Fit is a fun, feel good effective cardio and toning work out class. Taught by Emerald Rose Lewis this class is great for beginners, it's so fun you'll be hooked after one session. Hoops are provided. http://schoolofhoop.eventbrite.co.uk to book. Tuesday @1pm £8 and Thursday @8pm £6 a session . Age group: 16+. Shacklewell Lance, Hackney, E8 2EB. Disabled access: no. Contact: Labi Akinola. Email: Labi@elite-evolution.co.uk Telephone: +44 7415 788213. view website

Indoor Jogging

Thursday, 30 October 2014 - Thursday, 29 October 2015 10am - 11am
Anyone who want to lose a bit of weight and get healthier. This class is tailored to meet the needs of cancer survivors, managing diabetes and obesity, low back pain, stress and depression, fallers and cardiac patients. I take referrals and self referrals. The cost is £3 per session. Age group: 50+. Our Lady of Good Councel Catholic Church Bouverie Road Stoke Newington Disabled access: yes. Contact: Olive White. Email: olives.bodycare@btinternet.com Telephone: 07961 188727. view website

Indoor jogging

Thursday, 30 October 2014 - Thursday, 29 October 2015 10am - 11am
This classis designed for anyone with any health condition. Call Olive for a telephone assessment. Appropriate attire vrequired. The cost is £3 per session. My number is 07961188727. Age group: 50+. Our Lady of Good Councel Church, Our Lady of Good Councel Church Contact: Our Lady of Good Councel Church. Email: olives.bodycare@btinternet.com Telephone: 07961 188727. view website

Santa Run 2014

Sunday, 07 December 2014 9.00am - 14.00pm
Help support St Joseph's Hospice and join 3,000 Santa's ho ho ho-ing around the 5km or 10km course in Victoria Park this Christmas! Reg fee: £22. Fundraising target: £100. For more information on how to register please contact us at a.lee@stjh.org.uk or call 020 8525 6033. Age group: 8-80. Victoria Park, 13 Cranleigh Road, E3 5TB. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Anna Lee. Email: a.lee@stjh.org.uk Telephone: 020 8525 6033. view website

Zumba with Zoe - London Fields

Saturday, 17 May 2014 - Saturday, 20 December 2014 10.00am - 11am
My classes are great fun, an excellent way to keep fit, lose weight and I aim to make every class feel like a party. You don't need to know how to dance, just move your body and follow my lead. Contact me for more info. . Age group: All ages (16+) and fitness levels, £5 per class. London Fields Fitness Studio, Arches 379/380 Mentmore Terrace. Hackney, E8 3PN. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Zoe. Email: zumbazoe1@gmail.com Telephone: 07737 062504. view website

Ping Pong and Badminton Club

Monday, 01 September 2014 - Monday, 29 December 2014 2.00pm - 5.00pm
This is a club for all adults offering the oportunity for participants to practice their table tennis and badminton skills. The club is free for the first (taster) session and £1 per session thereafter. For more details call 020 8356 3043 or email beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk. Age group: Adults. New Kingshold Community Centre, 49 Ainsworth Road, Hackney, E9 7JE. Contact: Beverley Heath. Email: beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 8356 3043 .

Street Dance

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 - Tuesday, 30 December 2014 4.00pm - 5.00pm
This class is for young people aged between 5 and 11 years. The class is free of charge. For more details call 020 8356 3043 or email beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk. Age group: 5-11 years. New Kingshold Community Centre, 49 Ainsworth Road, Hackney, E9 7JE. Contact: Beverley Health. Email: beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 8356 3043.

Pilates

Tuesday, 02 September 2014 - Tuesday, 30 December 2014 7.15pm - 8.15pm
This class is for all adults. The class is free of charge for the first (taster) session and £1 per session thereafter. For more details call 020 8356 3043 or email beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk. Age group: Adults. New Kingshold Community Centre, 49 Ainsworth Road, Hackney, E9 7JE. Contact: Beverley Heath. Email: beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 8356 3043.

Ballroom Dancing

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 - Wednesday, 17 December 2014 2pm - 4pm
This class is for adults of all ages. The class is free for the first (taster) session and £1 from then on. . Age group: Adults. New Kingshold Community Centre, 49 Ainsworth Road, Hackney, E9 7JE. Contact: Beverley Heath. Email: beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 8356 3043.

Zumba

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 - Wednesday, 31 December 2014 9.15am - 10.15am
This class is for all adults. The class is free of charge for the first (taster) session and £1 per session thereafter. For more details call 020 8356 3043 or email beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk. Age group: Adults. New Kingshold Community Centre, 49 Ainsworth Road, Hackney, E9 7JE. Contact: Beverley Heath. Email: beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 8356 3043.

Fit to Tone

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 - Wednesday, 31 December 2014 10.15am - 11.15am
This class is for all adults aged 50 and over. The class is free of charge for the first (taster) session and £1 per session thereafter. For more details call 020 8356 3043 or email beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk. Age group: 50+. New Kingshold Community Centre, 49 Ainsworth Road, Hackney, E9 7JE. Contact: Beverley Heath. Email: beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 8356 3043.

Capoeira (Muzenza)

Wednesday, 03 September 2014 - Wednesday, 31 December 2014 5.00pm - 6.00pm
This class is for children aged between 4 and 11 years. The class is free of charge. For more details please contact 020 8356 3043 or email beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk. Age group: 4-11 years. New Kingshold Community Centre, 49 Ainsworth Road, Hackney, E9 7JE. Contact: Beverley Heath. Email: beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 8356 3043.

Nemesis street dance

Friday, 05 September 2014 - Friday, 19 December 2014 6pm - 8pm
This class is for all young people aged between 11 and 19 years of age. The class is free of charge. Come along to learn new street dance moves and practise your skills. Age group: 11-19. New Kingshold Community Centre, 49 Ainsworth Road, Hackney, E9 7JE. Contact: Beverley Heath. Email: beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 8356 3043.

Arsenal in the community

Thursday, 11 September 2014 - Thursday, 18 December 2014 5.00pm - 7.00pm
This class is for young people aged between 7 and 18 years. The class is free of charge. For more details please contact 020 8356 3043 or email beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk. Age group: 7-18 years. New Kingshold Community Centre, 49 Ainsworth Road, Hackney, E9 7JE. Contact: Beverley Heath. Email: beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 8356 3043.

The Health Spot: men's health talk & massage tasters with Hands Inc.

Tuesday, 04 November 2014 6pm - 7.30pm
Get a free massage at this men's health session. There will also be a talk from a guest speaker. Book by contacting Hackney Central Library. Prostate Cancer UK will also be in The Health Spot from 12-2pm giving advice on the different treatments available for prostate cancer. . Age group: 18+. Hackney Central Library, Hackney Technology and Learning Centre, Reading Lane, Hackney, E8 1GQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Hackney Central Library. Email: Adrian.Morris@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 8356 3000 (ask for Hackney Central Library). view website

Box Fit Circuit

Thursday, 04 September 2014 - Thursday, 18 December 2014 7.00pm - 8.00pm
This class combines exercises from box fit and circuit training. The class is for all adults. The class is free of charge for the first (taster) session and £1 per session thereafter. For more details please contact 020 8356 3043 or email beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk. Age group: Adults. New Kingshold Community Centre, 49 Ainsworth Road, Hackney, E9 7JE. Contact: Beverley Heath. Email: beverley.heath@hackney.gov.uk Telephone: 020 8356 3043.