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Posted: Mon, 01 Oct 2018 10:50 by Stephanie Smith

FREE Over 50s Qi-Gung and Wellbeing course - Oxfordshire Mind

Oxfordshire Mind are holding a FREE Qi-Gung and Wellbeing course.

This course is designed to help get people over the age of 50 with long term health problems and/or mental health difficulties physically active!

The sessions consist of a 55 minute wellbeing workshop followed by 55 minutes of Qi-Gung that... Read More »

Tags: Exercise, Free, Healthy Mind, Mental Health, Over 50s, Oxford City, Qigong, Stay Active, Wellbeing

*NEW* Capoeira Classes!

Posted: Fri, 31 Aug 2018 11:33 by Stephanie Smith

*NEW* Capoeira Classes!

We're excited to add some new Capoeria Classes to our GO Active programme.

Capoeira is a fun mix of dance, fight, music & song.

It originated from West African tribal dances and developed in the context of slavery in Brazil. African slaves would train to fight for their freedom whilst disguising the... Read More »

Tags: Capoeira, Culture, Dance, Exercise, Family, Fitness, Friends, Fun, Music, Oxford City, Song

*NEW* Free Couch to 5k Sessions - absolute beginners welcome!

Posted: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 10:42 by Stephanie Smith

*NEW* Free Couch to 5k Sessions - absolute beginners welcome!

- New to running?

- Want to work your way up to running 5k but don't know where to start?

- Looking for a supportive group?

Join the Silver Joggers NEW FREE Couch to 5k programme. No need to have run before, our qualified volunteer leaders will help you work towards running 5k at your own pace over this... Read More »

Tags: All Ages, Beginners, Bury Knowle, Couch to 5k, Exercise, Fitness, Free, Fun, Headington, Health, Jogging, Oxford City, Running, Walk to Run

Posted: Tue, 31 Jul 2018 18:33 by Stephanie Smith

No Donnington Walk - 8th August

Please note there will be no Donnington Health Walk on Wednesday 8th August 2018 due to leader unavailability.

The walk will resume as normal on 15th August.

All other Health Walks will run as normal.

We apologise for the inconvenience.

Tags: Donnington, Exercise, Free, Health Walk, Oxford City

Learn to Jive - Botley

Posted: Fri, 20 Jul 2018 10:40 by Stephanie Smith

Learn to Jive - Botley

NEW "Learn Modern Jive" class in Botley starting on 18th September every Tuesday in the Grant Thornton Building next to the old Seacourt Hall.

There is no age limit and as the exercise is gentle, the classes provide an ideal opportunity for older people to remain active.

Each session will teach 3 moves... Read More »

Tags: Beginners, Botley, Dancing, Exercise, Fun, Health, Jive, Older people, Oxford City

NEW Health Walks

Posted: Tue, 26 Jun 2018 15:00 by Stephanie Smith

NEW Health Walks

Fancy some fresh air, walking and chatting while exploring Oxford?

Join our FREE Health Walks! No need to book, just turn up and our trained volunteer health walk leaders will lead the group around different parts of Oxford. A great chance to make new friends while getting some light exercise. Walks are... Read More »

Tags: All abilities, Beginners, Countryside, Exercise, Free, Fun, Health, Health Walks, Healthy Mind, Oxford, Oxford City, Social, Walk

Do you have diabetes? Claim your 5 swims for £5! 🏊

Posted: Tue, 05 Jun 2018 12:24 by Stephanie Smith

Do you have diabetes? Claim your 5 swims for £5! 🏊

As part of our GO Active, Get Healthy Diabetes Programme we are offering anyone with pre, type 1 or type 2 diabetes an amazing swimming offer; 5 swims for just £5!

Swimming is a great, low impact, way to get active, unwind and help manage your diabetes. Check out this great article by Diabetes UK... Read More »

Tags: Diabetes, Exercise, Fun, Fusion, Healthy, Low Impact, Oxford City, Swim, Swimming, Voucher

Oxford Summer Social Rounders League returns to Oxford This JUNE! Entries now OPEN!

Posted: Fri, 04 May 2018 15:32 by Stephanie Smith

Oxford Summer Social Rounders League returns to Oxford This JUNE! Entries now OPEN!

Oxford Summer Social Rounders League returns this Summer.

Matches will be played at the beautiful South Park!

Get a team together and join this relaxed, fun and social rounders league with a chance to win some amazing trophies!

Teams can enter by following https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/2MB93BW and... Read More »

Tags: Exercise, Oxford City, Rounders, Social Summer Rounders League, South Park, Summer, friends, fun, team

*NEW* Active Women Tennis Classes

Posted: Mon, 16 Apr 2018 12:28 by Stephanie Smith

*NEW* Active Women Tennis Classes

NEW Active Women Beginners Tennis sessions at North Oxford Tennis Club

In addition to our Active Women Sessions at Bury Knowle Park and Botley we now have New Active Women, coached Tennis sessions at North Oxford Tennis Club!! Coached by experienced, friendly and qualified coach Tom.

Suitable for beginners,... Read More »

Tags: Beginners, Coaching, Exercise, Fun, North Oxford, Oxford City, Tennis, Tennis Coaching, Women Only

New Yoga Classes for Mums!

Posted: Fri, 13 Apr 2018 16:06 by Stephanie Smith

New Yoga Classes for Mums!

In this women's only class, we will address areas of tightness such as shoulders, back, hips, hamstrings to name a few; and we will focus on strengthening all those areas that need a bit of help i.e. pelvic floor and core.

Suitable for all, no previous yoga/ stretching/ exercise experience required.

AND... Read More »

Tags: Baby Friendly, Beginners, Child-friendly, Exercise, Headington, Mums, Oxford City, Relax, Stretch, Toddlers, Wellbeing, Yoga