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New low cost craniosacral therapy clinic

Monday, 21 May 2018 - Tuesday, 21 May 2019 10am - 1pm
A relaxing hands-on 'light touch' therapy which assists the body's natural capacity for repair. Helps to reduce stress, tension and pain. Prices; under 60 years old £40, 60-69 £30, over 70 £18. Open to any age but cheaper for older people. Age group: All ages. Hoxton Health, St Leonard's Hospital, Nuttall Street, hackney, London N1 5LZ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Liz Hughes. Email: liz@hoxtonhealth.org Telephone: 020 7739 2533. Visit website

Zumba for over 50s

Wednesday, 04 July 2018 - Wednesday, 26 September 2018 9.45am - 10.45am
Fun and laughter is what we offer in our Zumba session with our wonderful instructor who will dance the hour away with you, ensuring you are having and working hard. Great way to exercise the heart and have a fun time with the group. Age group: 50+. 30 Holly St, Hackney, London E8 3XW. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Nazmun. Email: nazmun-khanam@thesharpend.org.uk Telephone: 02079230350. Visit website

Food For Life Social

Thursday, 19 July 2018 - Thursday, 27 September 2018 11am - 1pm
Looking for a place to connect with others? Interested in discovering new recipes and cuisines? Shoreditch Trust's Food for Life team run a weekly social cooking club where you can meet others, try new foods and develop your cooking skills. . Age group: 18+. 170 Pitfield St, Hoxton, London N1 6JP. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Olivia. Email: food@shoreditchtrust.org.uk Telephone: 02070338529. Visit website

Banister House adult Cook and Eat course

Tuesday, 04 September 2018 - Tuesday, 09 October 2018 6pm - 8pm
Would you like simple cooking and nutrition advice to make healthy, affordable and achievable meals? Shoreditch Trust's Food For Life team run free community cook and eat courses where you can meet others, learn everyday cooking skills and techniques and try new recipes and cuisines. Age group: 18+. Banister House Community Centre, Hackney E9 6BP. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Olivia. Email: food@shoreditchtrust.org.uk Telephone: 02070338529. Visit website

Coffee Run

Monday, 10 September 2018 - Saturday, 20 October 2018 10.15am - 11am
A social beginners running group that trains you from 0-5k in just 6 weeks. Ideal for anyone that thinks they can't run because they are too unfit, too old, too fat. This group proves you can, in a fun supportive social group. We complete a 5k park run together at the end. Age group: 18+. Well St Common, Hackney, London E9 7BG. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Carole O'Leary. Email: coffeerunhackney@gmail.com Telephone: +447595733150. Visit website

Community Yoga Classes

Wednesday, 19 September 2018 - Wednesday, 28 November 2018 3pm - 4.30pm
Community Kundalini Yoga classes - open to everyone. Donation based pay scheme - pay what you can (no minimum donation). Book online or just turn up at Joy Yoga Dalston. Age group: 16+. Joy Yoga Dalston, 27D Dalston Lane, Hackney E8 3DF. Contact: Joy Team. Email: info@joy.yoga Telephone: 020 7812 9836. Visit website

London Lions v Worcester Wolves - Premiership Basketball in London

Friday, 28 September 2018 7.30pm - 9.30pm
See premiership team the London Lions in action at the Copper Box, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, London E20 3HB. London Lions v Worcester Wolves - Friday 28 September 7.30pm (doors open 6.30pm) Ends 9.30pm. Copper Box Arena, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, Hackney E20 3HB. Contact: London Lions Basketball Club. Email: office@thelondonlions.com Telephone: 0845 299 3705. Visit website

Line dance for beginners

Tuesday, 02 October 2018 - Tuesday, 11 December 2018 11am - 12 noon
Learn to dance in rhythm. Music from country to disco. Beginners welcome. Great fun. Over 50s welcome. Help memory, make new friends. Relaxed atmosphere. Age group: All ages. The Scolt Head, 107A. Culford Road, Hackney, London N1 4HT. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Jean Le Clerc. Email: parisrockclub@gmail.com Telephone: 07944775556. Visit website

Firm Feet open movement

Friday, 05 October 2018 - Friday, 30 November 2018 10.15am - 11.45am
Firm Feet is an open movement active meditation. There is nothing to learn or follow. There is no judgement and no right or wrong. This is quite simply a space to dance, a safe and warm environment. All sessions are 75 minutes. £10. Everyone welcome. 42-44 Brooksby's Walk, Clapton, Hackney E9 6DF. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Charlotte Boyd. Email: hello@firmfeet.co.uk Telephone: . Visit website

Mini Mermaid Running Club UK

Sunday, 07 October 2018 - Sunday, 09 December 2018 11.00am - 12.30pm
Self-development, activity and running programme for girls 7-10yrs. Building confidence and resilience, showing girls how moving at their happy pace can positively affect physical, mental and emotional health. Discussions, journal work, activities, games & workouts + 5k challenge. Pre registration only (request a form) - no drop ins. Age group: 7-10 yrs. Hackney Downs Pavilion Downs Park Road E5 Disabled access: no. Contact: Khara Mills. Email: khara@minimermaidrunningclub.org Telephone: 07808 160909. Visit website

Legs Bums and Tums

Monday, 08 October 2018 - Monday, 17 December 2018 7.30pm - 8.30pm
Elite Evolution Legs, Bums and Tums is about building a solid foundation. This class is combined with functional & body conditioning movements that helps to strengthen and tone you for day to day activities. Please book your space as this is a first come first serve. Every Monday from 8 Oct at 7.30pm. £10 a session. www.elite-evolution.com/bookings. Age group: 18+. 86 Wallis Road, Hackney E9 5LN. Disabled access: no. Contact: Labi Akinola. Email: info@elite-evolution.co.uk Telephone: 07984966964. Visit website

Stress? Take it Laying Down

Thursday, 11 October 2018 7pm - 8.30pm
Candlelit wellbeing session in a historic Elizabethan Church. Experience the wonderful Alexander Technique active rest procedure that helps you unwind, look after your back and manage stress. Teens must be accompanied by an adult. Registered AT teachers. Bar. Donations in aid of Safaplace. Book your place: http://bit.ly/2Nr18xm. Age group: 14+. The Old Church, Stoke Newington Church Street, Stoke Newington, Hackney N16 9ES. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Hilary King. Email: alextech@hilaryking.net Telephone: 020 7254 9206. Visit website

Audition for Life 5k fun run / walk

Saturday, 13 October 2018 9.00am - 4.30pm
Awareness for Cancer, Sickle Cell & Arthritis. Venue 2 at Hackney Empire free food & drinks, panel discussion about health, live performance from local artist, and small donation form the proceeds to a little boy who lost his mother to Sickle Cell. Readers offer £25. Age group: 16+. Hackney Downs Park, Downs Park Raod, E5 8NP. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Judd Batchelor. Email: info@ba-theatre.com Telephone: 07906261827. Visit website

Big Fun Run London Victoria Park 5K 2018

Sunday, 28 October 2018 11:00 - 13:00
Be a Victoria Park Big Fun Runner in 2018. Big Fun Run is a 5k untimed run strictly for FUN where it's all about relaxed exercise. There are no times, no pressure, no sweat - just some easy moves and lots of laughs. . Age group: Open to all. Victoria Park, Grove Road, Greater London, E3 5TB. Contact: GSi Events. Email: see@website.com Telephone: . Visit website

Free sleep workshop

Tuesday, 06 November 2018 12.30pm - 2pm
This workshop is based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy techniques. The workshop aims to help you to understand the possible causes of sleep difficulties and equip you with practical techniques to promote a better nights sleep. This workshop is open to those with a Hackney GP. Booking is essential via: huh-tr.talkingtherapy.nhs.net Tuesday 7 November, 6pm - 7.30pm and Wednesday 5 December - 6pm - 7.30pm. . Age group: 18+. Dalston Library, Dalston Square, Hackney E8 3BQ. Disabled access: yes. Contact: Talk Changes. Email: huh-tr.talkingtherapy@nhs.net Telephone: .