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Would you like to find out more about activities for over 50's or where you can take part in Somerset? 

 

 

 

NHS Guide to Exercises for Older People

Keeping active into older age is the key to staying fit, mobile and independent. This guide provides step-by-step instructions for exercises focusing on strength, flexibility and balance, with a set of sitting exercises to get you started.

 

Click here for specific exercise guide.

 


 

Movers and Shakers

Tuesdays 10-11 am

Blackbrook Leisure Centre

 

Contact reception on 01823 333 435

 

 

 

 


Silvercise

Fitness Classes for the over 50's*

Fun and social fitness classes combining toning, stretching, conditioning and dance. Classes adapted to all abilities (including limited mobility).

Open to men and women.

* aimed at over 50’s but all adults welcome and classes adapted to suit all fitness levels.

 

Mondays 1:45pm - 2:45pm

Barton St David Village Hall

Cost: £3:50 per session

 

Thursdays 1:30pm - 2:30pm

Keinton Mandeville Village Hall

Cost: £3:50 per session

 

Contact Lena to find out more 07810 893679, or visit the website.

 


 

Marion Cooper - Health and Wellbeing Sessions

 

Mature Movers 60+

The Guildhall, Chard

Mondays 10:30 - 11:30am

 

Wellness Works - GP Referral Cardiac & High Risk Welcome

Stanchester Sports Centre, Stoke Sub Hamdon

Mondays 1pm - 2pm

 

Move

Cresta Leisure Centre, Chard

Tuesdays 1:30 - 2:30pm

 

Walking Netball

Crewkerne Sports Centre

Tuesdays 5pm - 6pm

 

Pulse - GP Referral Cardiac & High Risk Welcome

Wincanton Sports Centre

Wednesdays 10am - 5pm

 

Clinical Exercise - GP Referral Cardiac & High Risk Welcome

Verrington Hospital, Wincanton

Wednesdays 7:30pm - 8:30pm

 

Specialised Clinical Exercise

Birchfield Community Centre, Yeovil

Thursdays 11:30am - 1pm

 

Wellness Works - GP Referral Cardiac & High Risk Welcome

Preston Sports Centre and GYm, Yeovil

Fridays 9am - 1pm

 

For more information contact Marion

 


 

Zumba Gold - South Somerset

 

Zumba Gold is a low impact exercise suitable for beginners, over 50's or those new to exercise. Dance yourself fit to latin rhythms.

 

Odcombe Village Hall

Mondays 11am-12pm except the last Monday of every month.

*This class is a combination of Zumba Gold and Pilates

Fridays 10am - 11am

 

Milford Community Hall

Saturdays 10am - 11am

 

All classes are £5 and with Zumba gold loyalty card 10th class is free!

 

To book a place, contact Debbie on  07970258085 or email  

 

For other classes by Debbie Knight click here

 


 

Sport50 - South Somerset

Targets the 50+ population with adapted sports including Boccia, New Age Kurling, Walking Rounders, Table Tennis and Chair Volleyball, being run in community based venues.

 

Click here for information of classes happening near you.

 


 

 

Somerset Age UK

 

We provide a range of classes in various locations these are classes such as Flexercise, Movement to Music and Seated Yoga, Stretch and Flex.

 

The classes are focused on varied levels of ability so come along and have a go!

 

Click here for all classes run by Age UK in Somerset

 

 Contact Di Ramsey for more information 01823 345626

 


 

Sian's Fitness Classes

 

Cardiac Rehab and 50+ Fitness:

Monday - Edington Village Hall, 9:40am - 10:50am £3:50 per session

Wednesday - Westonzoyland Village Hall, 10am - 11am £4 per session

Friday - The Green at Wembdon, 9:40am - 10:45am £4 per session

 

Core Stability

Monday - Nether Stowey Village Hall, 12 noon £5 per session

Tuesday - Cannington Village Hall, 2pm & 7pm

Dance Aerobics

Wednesday - Holford Village Hall, 1-2pm £4 per session

Chair Fitness

Wednesday - Holford Village Hall, 2-3pm £4 per session

Thursday - Quantock Medical Centre, Nether Stowey, 1pm

Fitness Training

Thursday - Cannington United Reform Hall, 7:30pm - 8:30pm £4:20 per session 

50+ Dance Aerobics

Friday - Cannington Village Hall, 1-2pm £5 per session

50+ Exercise to Music

Friday - Cannington Village Hall 2pm

Personal Training

For individuals or small groups

 

For more information contact Sian 01278 652411

 

 


 

50+ Swimming in Minehead

Happening every week

Contact Di Ramsey for more information 01823 345626

 


 

Football for Seniors

 

Do you feel you still have Football left in you but want to play in a spirit and environment that more accurately reflects your seniour status and with players of a similar age and condition to yourself? If so, 'Seniors Football' is for you

 

Clearly Seniors (60ish+) every Monday except Bank Holidays at 2.30pm (please note, this is not walking football!)

Nearly Seniors (35ish+) every Wednesday Sept - May at 8.00pm

 

£3 per session

Taunton Vale Sports Club, Taunton

 

For more information contact Stewart Collins

 


 

  

 

Run by Priorswood Community Centre

 

Gentle Exercise

 

Want to lose those extra pounds? Why not join this gentle exercise class for the over 50

 

Gentle Exercise Class for over 50's  (Tai Chi based)

Thursday mornings, 10.15am - 11.15am

Leonard Houlden Court, Dorchester Road

£3 per session

 

Click here for more information or Call 01823 353643

 


 

Learn to Dance - Yeovil

Dance tuition with qualified teachers

Milford Community Hall, Milford Park BA21 4QD

 

Sundays 6:45pm - 8pm (Beginners/ Improvers Ballroom)

Sundays 8pm - 10pm (Beginners/ Improvers Sequence)

Wednesdays 9.45am - 10.45am (Beginners/ Improvers Ballroom)

Wednesdays 11.15am - 12.15pm (New Dances)

 

£3 per session

 

Contact Rita Chant on 01935 424164 or 

 


 

Fitness League Classes

 

Appeals to the more mature participant and consists of low impact movement to music.

The aim of the sessions is to mobilise joints and strengthen muscles.

 

Each class is made up of a warm up, posture work, a short floor section, a dance section and a cool down, and is therefore varied and works the whole body.

 

Thursdays 10:15am-11:15am at Tauntfield Community Hall, Tauntfield Clsoe, Taunton, TA1 3DQ

Fridays 10-11am at St George's Church Hall, Wilton, Taunton, TA1 3JT

 

£5 per session* *£17:50 for 5 consecutive classes

 

For more information please call  01823 283350 or 07833 503759 or email to

 

 

 


 

 

  

Tai Chi South West

 

The School provides opportunities to learn the peaceful Chinese art of Tai Chi. Tai Chi encourages a natural movement and flow of energy that promotes robust health and improves co-ordination.

Classes to suit all. From beginners to the more advanced.

Over 60's classes in Taunton, Foundation classes in Puriton.

 

Click here to visit the website and to find a class near you.

 

For more information contact Malcolm Droy on 07817 395510

 


 

 

  

 

Tai Chi classes

Run by Somerset Skills and Learning

 

For more information on classes contact 0330 332 7997

 


 

  

Wellness works

 

A supervised gym drop-in session in a relaxed, friendly and supportive environment.

Feel fitter, shape up, increase your energy levels and meet new people!

 

Click here for more information

 


 

 

 

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