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

Drop in Session

Monday – Friday 10am – 5pm. 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 available for those with english as a second language. 

Yoga Classes

Monday  & Wednesday 10 – 11:30amyoga  Yoga is an ancient form of exercises that focuses on strength, flexibility, balance, and breathing to boost phyiscal 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. To join our mixed ability yoga class you need to be able to get up and down from the floor, if not most exercises can be done sitting in a chair instead.

Suitable for adults and beginners are welcome. Classes are designed for all fitness levels. Mats are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. No need to book, just come along!

Cost: £3 per class (members) or £4 (non-members). 

Sing & Smile at HASWA - Goldies UK

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

Fun singalong sessions for older people. 

No need to book, just come along!

Free class 

Sunshine Children's Yoga

Monday 4 - 5pm.  Helps increase children's co-ordination, self-awareness, confidence and self esteem while they stretch and strengthen their bodies in a fun environment.

Beginners class.

Cost £3

Monday 5 - 6pm.  Helps increase children's co-ordination, self-awareness, confidence and self esteem while they stretch and strengthen their bodies in a fun environment.

Suitable for 6 - 12 years old.

No need to book, just come along!

Cost £3

The South Elm Park Women's Club

Monday 7:30 - 10pm.  Elderly women's social club. 

Yoga with Joules

Tuesday 10-11am  All levels and abilities.

For more information contact Joules 07581386778

Bollywood Active

Tuesday 11:30 - 12:30pm. Adult Bollywood, samba, zumba exercise class to music and wellbeing sessions.

No need to book, get active and keep fit.

Cost £3 

Sahara Carers’ Group

Tuesday and Wednesday 1: 2:30pm. The Sahara Carer's Groups provides services that will improve the health and wellbeing of carers and the cared for; to improve access to support for harder to reach carers, to provide opportunites to socialise with others, and to reduce social isolation and promote independence through engaging in group activities. This service is to be a preventive service to keep people in the community for as long as practically possible. This will also ensure carers get a break from their caring role. Carers will be supported to stay mentally and physically well and be treated with dignity. We provide information and advice on social care, as well as a range of enjoyable activities for carers. 

This a free service for carers and those cared for.  

Sewing Club  

Tuesday 2:30- 4:30pm

Come, learn and improve your sewing skills. Learn how to cut and sew traditional Indian dress and much more. Bring your own material, share your experience and skills with others in a friendly, informal environment that is supportive for beginners.  No booking is required, just drop in.

Cost £2.50

Zumba Class

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

For more information contact Sophie Hatton  07961086715. 

Lunch Club

Wednesday 12 – 3pm. For the isolated and elderly to socialise, take part in stimulating activities such as antakshari, bingo and more, to have a meal and make friends. HASWA lunch clubs will give you some "me" time to rest and enjoy some leisure activities. Meals are freshly cooked and nutritious, and we offer a range of vegetarian Asian cuisine.  We also have regular visits from health experts who provide sessions on topics such as: dementia, alzheimers, diabetes, healthy diets, health checks for BP, cholesterol and sugar, etc.

Please ring 01708 522789 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to confirm a place.

Cost: £3.50 for the meal, games and refreshments. 

Adult  Bollywood/Bhangra Fitness Class

Wednesday 4 - 5pm. Workout to Bollywood and Bhangra dance. Fun fitness class and learn some easy to follow mini routines that improve cardio fitness, muscle tone and coordination.  

For more information contact Veena Jain 07984 789990 

Children Bollywood Dance

Wednesday 4:30 - 6pm. Traditional and Modern style Bollywood, Bhangra dance and fitness. 

For more information contact Veena Jain 07984 789990  

Pilates/Yoga Classes

Wednesday 6:30 - 7:30, 7:45 -  8:45pm.  Pilates is a popular body conditioning routine that may help build flexibility, muscle strength, and endurance in the legs, abdominals, arms, hips, and back. It is useful for improving balance, flexibility, and lower back pain among many other benefits. The pilates class is taught by Pauline Ward, who has been a Qualified Exercise Professional since 1988. Suitable for adults and beginners are welcome. Classes are designed for all fitness levels. Mats are provided, but you are welcome to bring your own. No need to book, just come along! For more information see website  https://www.absoluteyogaandpilates.co.uk/

Yoga

Thursdays 9:45 - 11:15am.

All levels and abilities.

For more information contact Jill 01708 479468  

HASWA Coffee Stop

Thursdays 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: £1:50  

Fitness Fusion

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

Cost: £3  

50+ Keep Fit Class

Thursdays 1:30 - 2:45pm.  All levels and abilities plus complete beginners & "3rd Age".

For more information contact Chris Bannister 01277 211050 

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 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to confirm a place.

Cost: £5 one-off admission charge, subsequent lessons free. 

Mindfulness Meditation with Pranayam 

Friday 10:30 - 12noon

Mindfulness is a simple, practical tool for a quieter mind, improved sleep, increased focus, more energy, greater health, increased happiness and a more balanced life.  Pranayam are simple breathing exercises that both erergises and relaxes the body.  No booking is required, just drop in.

Cost £5 

Yoga with Joules

Friday 1-2pm 

All levels and abilities.

For more information contact Joules 07581386778

((BOUNCE))  

Saturday 9 - 10am

Mini Trampoline fitness, full-body group workout.

www.bouncefitbody.com 

Yoga with Joules

Saturday 10:30 - 11:30am 

All levels and abilities.

For more information contact Joules 07581386778

 

Days Out and Cultural events

Please see HASWA latest newsletter for details http://haswa.org.uk/index.php/newsletters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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