HASWA provides a number of activities available to people in the local community. These include:

Drop in Session

Monday – Friday 10am – 4pm.
Feel free to come in and enjoy HASWAS’ facilities including: Social and welfare advice, gym equipment for light exercise, computers with internet, Asian and general reading literature. Help is available for those with English as a second language.

Yoga Classes

Monday  & Wednesday 10 – 11:30 am.
Yoga is an ancient form of exercises that focuses on strength, flexibility, balance, and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing. There is some evidence that regular yoga is beneficial for people with high blood pressure, heart disease aches and pains (including low back pain), depression, and stress. Classes are designed for all fitness levels. Bring your own mat.
No need to book, just come along!

Cost: £5 per class (members) or £6 (non-members).

Chair Yoga 

Monday 11:45 – 12:45 pm.
A chair-based yoga class is a gentle and accessible way to practice yoga that includes seated and standing poses using the chair for balance and support. Open to all ages, abilities, and levels of experience.

No booking is required, just drop in.

Free class

Sing & Smile at HASWA – Goldies UK

Monday 1 – 2 pm. Every second Monday of each month

Fun singalong sessions for older people.
No need to book, just come along!

Free class

Bollywood/Bhangra Fitness Class

Tuesday 10:30 – 11:30am. 
and bhangra, Zumba fitness class.
No need to book, get active and keep fit.

Cost: £5 per class (members) or £6 (non-members).

Sahara Carers’ Group 

Tuesday 1 – 2:30pm.
he Sahara Carer’s Groups provides services to help carers and those cared for; to improve access to support for harder to reach carers, to provide opportunities to socialise with others, and to reduce social isolation and provide information and advice on social care services.

No need to book, no charge, just come along.

Free class

Digital Skills Club

Tuesday 1- 3pm.
Topics covered will be Computer literacy, email, texting, WhatsApp, Zoom, internet, Windows 10, uploading pictures, camera, etc. Laptops are provided but you may bring your own devices laptop, tablet or phone.
No booking is required, just drop in.

£5  class   

Afternoon Tea

Tuesday 2:30 – 4pm
Every First Tuesday of each month

Zumba Class

Tuesday  7:15 – 8:15pm.
Zumba exercise class.

For more information contact Sophie Hatton  07961086715.

Lunch Club 

Wednesday 12 – 3pm.
Lunch club to socialise, take part in stimulating activities such as antakshari, bingo, etc. with a freshly cooked, nutritious vegetarian Asian meal.  We also have regular visits from health experts who provide sessions on topics such as: dementia, Alzheimer’s, diabetes, healthy diets etc.

Please ring 01708 522789 or email [email protected] to confirm a place.

Cost: £5

Sing & Smile (Goldies Bollywood)

Wednesday 2 – 3pm.
Fun singalong sessions for older people.
No need to book, just come along!

Free class

Fitness Fusion

Thursdays 11:30 – 12:30pm.
Fun and varied exercise class for Toning, Flexibility, Inch Loss, Core Strength & Cardiovascular Health.

Cost: £5 per class (members) or £6 (non-members).

Exercise Fit

Thursdays 1:30 – 2:45pm
All levels and abilities.

For more information contact Chris 07771644763 / 01277211050

Punjabi Class

Thursdays 6 – 7:30pm school term time only.
Punjabi language class at GCSE/AS/A-Level. Practice and learn Punjabi both written and spoken. For ages 7 upwards, beginners always welcome.

Please ring 01708 522789 or email [email protected] to confirm a place.

Cost: £11 Yearly admission charge, subsequent lessons free.

HASWA Chit & Chat

Friday 11 – 1pm.
Afternoon coffee/tea club where you can socialise and make new friends in a relaxed setting. Participate in activities, board and table games, discuss various topics, share information and much more. A range of refreshments will be available. No need to book, just come along!

Cost: £2

The South Elm Park Women’s Club

Friday 1:30 – 4pm.
Elderly women’s social club.

Days Out and Cultural events

Please see HASWA latest newsletter for details