Activities

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 available for those with English as a second language.

Yoga Classes

Monday  & Wednesday 10 – 11:30am.

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: £4 per class (members) or £5 (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. School term time only.                                                                                                                            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 age 4+

Cost £18 block booking for 6 weeks

Bollywood/Bhangra Fitness Class

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

Cost: £4 per class (members) or £5 (non-members).

Sahara Carers’ Group 

Tuesday 1 – 2:30pm.                                                                                                                                                             The 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.

ICT Club

Tuesday 1- 4pm.

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.

Free class   

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

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. 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: £2

Fitness Fusion

Thursdays 12 – 1pm.                                                                                                                                                            Fun and varied exercise class for Toning, Flexibility, Inch Loss, Core Strength & Cardiovascular Health.

Cost: £4 per class (members) or £5 (non-members).

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

((BOUNCE))

Thursday 7:45 – 8:45pm

Mini Trampoline fitness, full-body group workout.

www.bouncefitbody.com

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 energise and relaxes the body.  No booking is required, just drop in.

Cost £6 or £5 sitting on a chair

The South Elm Park Women’s Club

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

Ashtanga Yoga

Friday 6:30- 7:30pm. No need to book, just come along! For more information see website https://www.absoluteyogaandpilates.co.uk/ 

((BOUNCE))

Saturday 9 – 10am

Mini Trampoline fitness, full-body group workout.

www.bouncefitbody.com

Days Out and Cultural events

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