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Tai Chi

Monday, 20 May 2019 - Saturday, 30 May 2020
Experienced teacher offering classes from beginners to advanced students. Improve your fitness, wellbeing, balance and more. If you would like to join us please get in touch for prices, times and locations. Age group: All ages. Hackney E8 3AZ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Redmond Entwistle. Email: redmondtaichi@123mail.org Telephone: 07812356415.

50+ Table Tennis

Friday, 26 July 2019 - Friday, 28 February 2020 2.00pm - 4.00pm
Table tennis is a fun exercise activity for all. This is a social session organised by a qualified coach. Free activity and Dementia Friendly. . Age group: 50+. King's Hall Leisure Centre, 39 Lower Clapton Road, London, Hackney, E5 0NU. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Josephine Cox . Email: Josephine.Cox@gll.org Telephone: .

Dementia Friendly Swimming

Wednesday, 31 July 2019 - Wednesday, 30 October 2019 12.00pm - 12.45pm
Our dementia friendly swimming sessions have been crated to enhance the swimming experience for people living with dementia and their carers, friends and family. . Age group: All. King's Hall Leisure Centre, 39 Lower Clapton Road, London, Hackney, E5 0NU. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Josephine Cox . Email: Josephine.Cox@gll.org Telephone: .

Slow Line Dancing

Wednesday, 31 July 2019 - Wednesday, 26 February 2020 10.00am - 11.00am
Slow line dancing classes are a great way of combining exercise and having fun. . Britannia Leisure Centre, 40 Hyde Road. London, N1 5JU. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Josephine Cox . Email: Mikael.Kiviniemi@gll.org Telephone: .

Yoga Sessions

Tuesday, 13 August 2019 - Tuesday, 12 November 2019 6.30pm
Sessions are walk-in & cost £5. All income goes to St Anne's Hoxton Relief in Need charity providing a soup kitchen, night shelter, youth club and food gifts. Suitable for all levels, beginners welcome; Scenario Architecture Director Ran (a qualified Yoga teacher) leads the sessions; BYO yoga mat. Age group: All ages. St Anne's Church, Hemsworth Street, Hackney, London N1 5LF. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Scenario Architecture. Email: info@scenarioarchitecture.com Telephone: . Visit website

Tai Chi

Monday, 02 September 2019 - Monday, 07 September 2020 6pm - 7pm
Learn Tai Chi in the tradition of Cheng Man-Ch'ing. Affordable classes with experienced local teacher. The Adiaha Antigha Centre, 24 Dalston Lane, Hackney, E8 3AZ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Redmond Entwistle. Email: redmondtaichi@123mail.org Telephone: 07812356415.

Yoga for Menopause

Thursday, 05 September 2019 - Thursday, 21 November 2019 6.30pm - 7.30pm
Yoga for Menopause. A class specially designed to help manage menopausal symptoms, reduce stress and anxiety, helping you to relax and keep cool! . The Old Fire Station, 61 Leswin Road, N16 7NX. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Juliet Formby. Email: menopause@handsinc.co.uk Telephone: 020 3051 8626.

Iyengar Yoga Class

Thursday, 05 September 2019 - Thursday, 19 December 2019 10.15am - 11.45am
Give yourself the chance to stretch and relax in this small and friendly yoga class at Chats Palace. Suitable for beginners and people with experience. Qualified Iyengar teacher. All equipment provided. £10 drop-in. No need to book. Age group: 18+. Chats Palace, Brooksby's Walk, Hackney, London E9 6DF. Contact: Alice Chadwick. Email: alicechadwick@yahoo.co.uk Telephone: 07815917837.

Karate sessions

Saturday, 07 September 2019 - Friday, 20 December 2019 10am - 12 noon
Karate club for children aged 5 years and upwards. Sessions 1 hour. First session free. Contact the club for further information. Age group: 5-18. St Michael's Church Hall, Lavender Grove, Hackney E8 3LU. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Morvia. Email: Morviah@gmail.com Telephone: 07957311200.

Coffee Run Hackney

Monday, 09 September 2019 - Friday, 06 December 2019 9.20am - 10.20am
A social child friendly running group for all ages and abilities. We are a supportive local running group that runs together then gets coffee together. We run anything from 5k to Marathons. If we don't run we cheer. Well St Common, Hackney, London E9 7QH. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Carole O'Leary. Email: coffeerunhackney@gmail.com Telephone: 07595733150. Visit website

Chi Kung (Qigong) for health

Wednesday, 18 September 2019 - Wednesday, 18 December 2019 10am - 11am
Meditative exercise for physical and emotional wellbeing. Excellent accompaniment/alternative to acupuncture. Movements are slow, gentle and flowing, performed with a relaxed yet focused mind. An energising and uplifting practice, good for flexibility, stamina, balance and mood. Beginners particularly welcome. Drop in £9; 7 consecutive classes £54. Age group: 18+. The Old Fire Station, 61 Leswin Road, Stoke Newington N16 7NX. Disabled access: no. Contact: Carol Bakemore. Email: chikungbeing@gmail.com Telephone: 07905098413. Visit website

Chi Kung (Qigong) for health

Monday, 30 September 2019 - Monday, 16 December 2019 10.30am - 11.30am
Meditative exercise for physical and emotional wellbeing. Excellent accompaniment/alternative to acupuncture. Movements are slow, gentle and flowing, performed with a relaxed yet focused mind. An energising and uplifting practice, good for flexibility, stamina, balance and mood. Beginners always welcome. Drop in £9; 7 consecutive classes £54. Age group: adult. The Old Fire station, 61 Leswin Road, N16 7AR. Disabled access: no. Contact: Carol Blakemore. Email: chikungbeing@gmail.con Telephone: 07905098413. Visit website

Conscious Club's Yoga & Divine I Am Experience

Friday, 18 October 2019 7pm - 9pm
Cosy in this autumn for a candlelit evening at WAVE. We'll open the night with a soothing yoga session led by Zara Rush, followed by a Divine I Am (energy healing) practice with Chantelle Blackwood. We'll close with a deep meditation. 18 Oct | 7-9pm | £20 Booking: https://weareveganeverything.com/events. Age group: 18+. We Are Vegan Everything, 11 Dispensary lane, Hackney, Mare Street, E8 1FT. Contact: Zara Rush . Email: zara@consciousclublondon.co.uk Telephone: . Visit website

Hackney Wellbeing Showcase

Saturday, 09 November 2019 11am - 5pm
Enjoy a great day out, learn from cutting edge local wellbeing providers. With three Zones to visit, we have talks and workshops running through the day (Speaker Zone), pamper taster sessions (Spa Zone) and a lot of retail therapy and exhibitors to talk to (Shopper Zone). The Redmond Community Centre, Kayani Avenue, Woodberry Down, Hackney N2 4HF. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Cheryl-lya Broadfoot. Email: hello@wellbeingshowcase.com Telephone: 07527 303 911. Visit website

Victoria Park: Winter 10K - Sunday 10 November 2019

Sunday, 10 November 2019 9.30am - 12 noon
With its wide tree-lined, super-smooth pathways, you'll find yourself flying kilometre by kilometre amongst runners of all abilities to help drive you to a brilliant race result. Between £17 and £19. Victoria Park, Victoria Park, Grove Road, London E3 5TB. Disabled access: yes.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 10K - Saturday 4 January 2020

Saturday, 04 January 2020 9.30am - 12 noon
Along a flat, smooth course, you'll be inspired by the scenic waterways, green spaces and sporting venues including the London Stadium, the London Aquatics Centre, the Copper Box Arena, Lee Valley VeloPark and Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre. Between £17 and £19. The Last Drop, 5 Thornton Street, London E20 2AD. Disabled access: yes.

Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park 10K - Saturday 1 February 2020

Saturday, 01 February 2020 9.30am - 12 noon
Along a flat, smooth course, you'll be inspired by the scenic waterways, green spaces and sporting venues including the London Stadium, the London Aquatics Centre, the Copper Box Arena, Lee Valley VeloPark and Lee Valley Hockey and Tennis Centre. Age group: All welcome. Between £17 and £19. The Last Drop, 5 Thornton Street, London E20 2AD. Disabled access: yes.