Strength and Balance – Fit 4 Life

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A class for over 50s that improves balance, strength and mobility, reducing the risk of falls.

This activity is good for wellbeing because

  • meeting other people facing similar challenges helps you feel less alone;
  • gentle movement will help you re-connect with your body;
  • led by trained instructors, your confidence and mobility will gradually improve.

 

How to contact

Where to go

Cottenham Community Centre
High Street
Cottenham
CB24 8RZ
UK

The Studio
Waterbeach Barracks
Waterbeach
Cambridgeshire
UK
CB25 9PA

The Salvation Army
7 Station Road
Waterbeach
Cambridge
CB25 9HT
UK

What to expect

Led by the friendly and energetic Vanessa, Strength & Balance classes are a mixture of seated and standing exercises that are aimed at improving confidence, balance and mobility if you’ve had a fall or are at risk of falling (more information about Falls Prevention here). Every exercise can be modified to suit all abilities.

Find out the dates/times for classes by phoning or emailing Vanessa. Classes last for an hour.

More information

Wear something comfortable and suitable footwear such as trainers (no sandals or flip-flops). Bring water so you can stay hydrated and don’t eat anything at least one hour before exercise. If you have asthma or angina, bring your inhaler/spray.

Both Waterbeach venues have free onsite parking and in Cottenham you can park on a side street. All venues have step-free access as well as accessible toilets.

There is a charge per session – contact Vanessa for details of how to pay.

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