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Slimming World

Wednesday, 19 July 2017 - Wednesday, 18 July 2018 5.30pm - 9pm
A really warm welcome awaits you as you take this life-changing step towards a healthy, slim new you. Success is an incredible journey, not just a destination, and I'm thrilled that to help you with your journey with us. Hand in hand, your dreams can come true. . Dan West Community Hall, Trelawney Estate, Paragon Road, London E9 6NS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Tony. Email: swtony76@gmail.com Telephone: 07725043212. Visit website

£5 foot clinic for over 60s

Thursday, 07 September 2017 - Friday, 03 August 2018 10am - 1pm
Low cost local foot health clinic. Offering toe nail cutting, treatment for callouses, corns and bunions. Drop in from 10am to 1pm. There may be a short wait. Alternatively, make an appointment by calling Hoxton Health 020 7739 2533. Age group: 60+. St Mary's Community Hall, Corner of Kent Street and Weymouth Terrace, Haggerston E2 8PH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz Hughes. Email: liz@hoxtonhealth.org Telephone: 02077392533. Visit website

Run4Rene

Friday, 29 September 2017 - Saturday, 30 December 2017
We're an East London running crew that trains on Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings, bringing together people affected by mental health issues. We talk and socialise, but importantly sign up to events to raise money for CALM, Papyrus, Clasp and MIND etc. Find out more at www.run4rene.com or instagram: @run4rene. . Age group: All ages. London Fields Overground, Wednesdays outside London Fields Overground Saturdays outside Pavilion cafe in Victoria park Contact: Run4Rene. Email: run4renegroup@gmail.com Telephone: . Visit website

Boxing circuits

Monday, 09 October 2017 - Monday, 18 December 2017 7pm - 8pm
Boxing circuits class starting on Monday 9 October, 7pm at Haggerston School. Come on down for a great class with lots of energy and sweat. Ideal for all fitness levels. Gloves are provided but you can bring your own if you wish. . Haggerston School, Weymouth Terrace E2 8LS. Contact: Labi Akinola. Email: info@elite-evolution.co.uk Telephone: 07984966964. Visit website

Tuesday & Thursday classes De Beauvoir Pilates

Tuesday, 17 October 2017 - Thursday, 20 December 2018
Small friendly pilates classes for all abilities. Work at your own level. Mats available. £11 per class, drop in. Benefits: strengthen and protect back, improve posture and balance, flatten stomach, tone overall body muscles. Improve motor skills and develop body awareness for everyday activities. Feel great. All abilities - beginners welcome. Every Tuesday evening, 6.30pm-7.30pm and Thursday morning, 9am-10am. Age group: 18+. Mail Hall St Peter's De Beauvoir, Corner of Northchurch Terrace, Haggerston, Hackney, De Beauvoir Road N1 4DA. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Amy (Tues) & Myriam (Thurs). Email: battena28@yahoo.co.uk & myriamreflexology@hotmail.co.uk Telephone: .

Rachel James

Tuesday, 24 October 2017 - Tuesday, 30 January 2018 8pm - 9.30pm
Enjoy the benefits of yoga; cultivate strength, flexibility and relaxation. A breath with alignment led practice that presents a different focus each week. Open level class to enable people to work to their capabilities, offering modifications or further challenges. Drop in £11 or 5 classes £50 / 10 = £95 . Age group: 18+. Hackney Forge, 243a Victoria Park Rd, London E8 3HH. Disabled access: no. Contact: Rachel James. Email: rachelcjames@gmail.com Telephone: 07966 165658. Visit website

Coffee Run

Wednesday, 01 November 2017 - Saturday, 16 December 2017 9.10am - 10am
Coffee Run is a social beginner's running group. Training you from 0 to 5k in just six weeks. We run together and get coffee together. £90 for the full six weeks, concessions available. Every Monday and Wednesday morning for six weeks then we finish with a timed 5k park run on Saturday 16 Dec at 9am. Age group: 18+. Well Street Common, Hackney E9 7DP. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Carole O'Leary . Email: Hackneytrainer@gmail.com Telephone: 07595733150. Visit website

Ballroom and latin dancing

Monday, 13 November 2017 - Monday, 18 December 2017 7.30pm - 9pm
Open to both traditional and same sex ballroom and latin dancers of all ages and abilities, complete beginners to more advanced dancers. Courses are usually three week cycles, drop in classes are available. Class fee £7. Class partner rotation will mean dancing with both male and female partners. . Age group: All ages. Queensbridge Primary School, Albion Drive, Haggerston, Hackney E8 4ET. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Pete Meager. Email: hilldanceacademy@gmail.com Telephone: . Visit website

Yoga for over 50s

Wednesday, 22 November 2017 - Wednesday, 28 March 2018 10am - 11.15am
For residents of Hackney who are over 50, wishing to connect with people your age group and start practicing yoga. Kim is a fully qualified and veteran yoga instructor. Mats, belts and blocks all provided. Come in for a taster, by getting in touch with us on 020 7923 0350. Age group: 50+. The Sharp End, 30 Holly St, Dalston E8 3XW. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Naz. Email: nazmun-khanam@thesharpend.org.uk Telephone: 020 7923 0350. Visit website

The Art Of Pad - boxing fitness

Thursday, 30 November 2017 - Thursday, 21 December 2017 8pm - 9.30pm
Learn basic/advance boxing combinations, improve balance, hand and eye coordination, build strength and agility, improve heart and lung function, footwork and timing, all while burning up to 350-800 calories. First class free, then £10 per session. With Hatton Academy Elite Instructor, Jason Wingrove. Age group: 18+. Abney Public Hall, 73 Church Street, Stoke Newington, Hackney, London N16 0AS. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Jason Wingrove. Email: taopadboxing@icloud.com Telephone: 07905614256.

SLOW Line Dancing

Friday, 01 December 2017 - Monday, 03 December 2018 1pm - 2pm
SLOW line dancing classes are a great way to combine exercise with having fun. This form of activity is especially stimulating for the mind, as well as being very sociable. Chairs will be provided to enable people to rest or do some seated exercise. . Age group: over 50. Regent Estate Pensions Hall, 33 Brougham Road, London, E8 4PD. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz . Email: Liz@Hoxtonhealth.org Telephone: 02076834289.

Nordic Walking

Friday, 01 December 2017 - Monday, 03 December 2018 2PM - 3PM
Beginners' class aimed at people who already enjoy walking as well as those not used to exercise. Suitable for all fitness levels, Nordic walking helps with general fitness and strength, joint mobility, flexibility and balance. Cost: £2.00 . Age group: over 50. Hoxton Health, St Leonard's Nuttall Street, London, N1 5LZ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz. Email: liz@hoxtonhealth.org Telephone: 02077392533.

Chair Based Exercise

Friday, 01 December 2017 - Monday, 03 December 2018 11.30am - 12.30pm
Great session that aim to make the activities of daily living easier. This class takes you through a series of gentle yet challenging exercises that have been designed to mobilise joints and stretch and strengthen muscle groups in the upper and lower body. Cost £2.00. Age group: over 50. Regent Estate Pensions Hall, 33 Brougham Road, London, E8 4PD. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz. Email: liz@hoxtonhealth.org Telephone: 02077392533.

Tia Chi

Friday, 01 December 2017 - Monday, 03 December 2018 2PM - 3PM
Tai Chi is a great way to relieve stress and tension, ease aches and pains, and improve balance and posture, and it can leave you feeling stronger and more energised. Chairs will be proved to enable people to rest or do some exercise seated. Cost £2.00. Age group: Over 50. John Scott Heath Centre, 220 Green Lanes. London, N4 2NU. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz. Email: Liz@hoxtonhealth.org Telephone: 02077392533.

Tai Chi

Friday, 01 December 2017 - Monday, 03 December 2018 11.30am - 12.30pm
Tai Chi is a great way to relieve stress and tension, ease aches and pains, and improve balance and posture, and it can leave you feeling stronger and more energised. Chairs will be proved to enable people to rest or do some exercise seated. Cost £2.00. Age group: Over 50. Regent Estate Pensions Hall, 33 Brougham Road, London, E8 4PD. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz. Email: liz@hoxtonhealth.org Telephone: 02077392533.

Slow Line Dancing

Friday, 01 December 2017 - Monday, 03 December 2018 2pm - 3pm
Slow Dancing is a great way to combine exercise with having fun. It is great for improving balance and general fitness, as well as being very sociable. Cost £2.00. Age group: Over 50. Bannister House Community Hall, Homerton High Street, E9 6BP. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz. Email: liz@hoxtonhealth.org Telephone: 02077392533.

Foot Clinic

Friday, 01 December 2017 - Monday, 03 December 2018 10am - 1pm
Community based foot health clinic run by qualified chiropodist. Toe nail cutting, treatment or advice for corns, callouses and bunions. Cost £5. Age group: Over 50. ST Mary's Community Hall, Kent Street, London, Haggerston, E2 8PH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz. Email: Liz@hoxtonhealth.org Telephone: 02077392533.

Acupuncture

Friday, 01 December 2017 - Monday, 03 December 2018 9.00 - 5.30
Acupuncturist insert very fine needles a specific point in order to influence the flow of chi (energy) and restore balance to your body. Acupuncture is well known as a treatment for pain relief. 30 mins Treatment Cost £17.00 . Age group: Over 70. Hoxton Health, St Leonard's Hospital, Nuttall Street, London, N1 5LZ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz. Email: liz@hoxtonhealth.org Telephone: 02077392533.

Osteopathy

Friday, 01 December 2017 - Monday, 03 December 2018 9.00 - 5.30
This is a non-invasive manual therapeutic treatment that focuses on total body health by treating and strengthening the joints, muscles and spine. All parts of the body need to function together in an integrated way in order for us to fell well. 30 Mins Treatment Cost £17.00. Age group: Over 70. Hoxton Health, St Leonard's Nuttall Street, London, N1 5LZ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz. Email: liz@hoxtonhealth.org Telephone: 02077392533.

Reflexology

Friday, 01 December 2017 - Monday, 03 December 2018 9.00 - 5.30
The relexolgist pplies finger massage or compression to specific points on the feet or hands in order to stimulate corresponding organs or parts of the body. Reflexology is very relaxing and popular for people who want hand-on treatment but who do not want to get undressed. 45mins treatment Cost £24.00. Age group: Over 70. Hoxton Health, St Leonard's Hospital, N1 5LZ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz. Email: liz@hoxtonhealth.org Telephone: 020773925533.

Aromatherapy Massage

Friday, 01 December 2017 - Monday, 03 December 2018 9am - 5pm
This is an energising and relaxing body massage using essential oils extracted from plants Yours Therapist will choose a combination to suit your particular health problems and mood. 45 mins Treatment Cost £24.00. Age group: over 70. Hoxton Health, St leonard's Nuttall Street, London, N15LZ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz. Email: liz@hoxtonhelth.org Telephone: 02077392533.

Stress workshop

Tuesday, 30 January 2018 2pm - 4pm
This free workshop is designed to provide support for those struggling with stress. We'll look at the triggers of stress and introduce practical techniques to help alleviate the symptoms. This will equip you with the knowledge and skills to reduce your stress. Booking essential. For a place email: huh-tr.talkingtherapy@nhs.net. . Dalston Library, Dalston Square, Dalston Lane, Hackney E8 3BQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Jessica Ransome. Email: huh-tr.talkingtherapy@nhs.net Telephone: . Visit website

Sleep workshop

Thursday, 08 February 2018 2pm - 4pm
This free workshop is designed to support those who are having trouble sleeping, whether it's difficulty in falling asleep, continual waking or waking early. The workshop introduces helpful behaviours and relaxation techniques to break these cycles and promote a better night's sleep. Booking essential. For a place email: huh-tr.talkingtherapy@nhs.net . Shoreditch Library, 80 Hoxton St, London N1 6LP. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Jessica Ransome. Email: huh-tr.talkingtherapy@nhs.net Telephone: . Visit website