Ever Active

What is Ever Active?

Being physically active has been proven to increase individuals' mental health and social life, as well as reducing the risk of many physical health issues. Ever Active is a programme that supports older & disabled adults who are seeking to improve their health and fitness and reduce feelings of loneliness and social isolation.

How We Do It

Wellbeing Sessions

All of these activities are led by a qualified instructor, pitched at a gentle intensity and are perfect for those who might not have been active for a while, maybe you have been shielding and/or are looking to rebuild your confidence about being active again.

Each session also has some time allocated to socialise and connect with others taking part.

VIRTUAL Wellbeing sessions

Please consider the following safety and top tips before taking part;

  • Ensure you use an area where you have enough space to take part. All of the sessions can be completed whilst seated but you will still need to be able to move your arms and legs.
  • Ensure you use a sturdy chair.
  • Keep water and a mobile phone or telephone close by.
  • Consult with your GP or healthcare professional beforehand if you have any health related concerns about taking part.

Wednesdays at 11.00am, Gentle Chair Based Exercise and Wellbeing with Debbie and Mandy from Mindset Massage – https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZctd-uppjwvHdD0UHLA0KM1bGFWFz-cUcYh

You can find out more about what other services Mindset Massage provide here.

Fridays at 11.15am, Gentle Chair Based Exercise and Wellbeing with Hayley - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/136450532215

IF YOU NEED HELP ACCESSING OR BOOKING ONTO ANY OF THESE SESSIONS PLEASE CONTACT KATE.WIGGINS@GETBERKSHIREACTIVE.ORG

Please read our code of conduct below which details how we plan to keep everyone safe during our virtual sessions.

Please complete this registration form before taking part in a session.

FACE TO FACE Wellbeing Sessions

PLEASE NOTE, THE FUNDING GET BERKSHIRE ACTIVE HAS MEANS THAT WE CURRENTLY DELIVER FACE TO FACE SESSIONS IN READING & WEST BERKS ONLY

Tuesdays 11.15am at the Fairclose Centre, Newbury (indoors), Chair based Exercise and Wellbeing with Hayley

Tuesdays 11.30am at the Wesley Methodist Church, Queens Road, Reading (indoors), Chair Based Exercise and Wellbeing with Kate (Due to unforeseen circumstances, this class has been temporarily postponed. Return date to be confirmed soon. Thank you for your understanding and patience)

Wednesdays 11.00am at the Whitley Wood Community Centre, Swallowfield Drive, Reading (indoors), Chair Based Exercise and Wellbeing with Kate (This class will resume on Wednesday 12th January 2022)

Thursday 10am at Chimney Court, Shilling Close, Reading (indoors), chair based exercise and wellbeing with Kate. Please note: participants from outside the residents are welcome with proof of a negative Covid lateral flow test. (Due to unforeseen circumstances this class has been temporarily postponed. Return date to be confirmed soon. Thank you for your understanding and patience.)

Thursdays 11.00am Milestone Centre, Caversham Park Village (indoors), Chair based Exercise and Wellbeing with Kate (This class will resume on Thursday 27th January 2022)

Thursday 11.15am Oak Tree House, Spey Road, Reading (indoors), Chair based Exercise and Wellbeing with Juliet. Starting Thursday 13th January 2022

Fridays 11.00am The Dorman Room, Pangbourne (indoors), Chair based Yoga and Wellbeing with Sami. (This class will return on Friday 14th January 2022)

Please email kate.wiggins@getberkshireactive.org or call 07706357801 to book your place on these sessions. Please don't hesitate to call Kate if you want to find out a bit more about the session before taking part.

Please complete this registration form before taking part in a session (you only need to complete it once). Hard copies are available at the session if you are not able to complete this beforehand.

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For further information

Kate Wiggins

Active Ageing Officer

Telephone
07817 858955

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