Exercise Classes (Get Up & Go/Steady Steps)
Steady Steps (aka Get-Up-And-Go) Classes
Are strength and balance classes designed for older people. Places can be prescribed by a GP or patients/clients can self-refer. A small fee payable on each visit, as currently there are no funded iCan classes in our area. Classes are held at Towcester Leisure Centre on Monday afternoons and Brackley Leisure Centre on Wednesday mornings. They are both run by Becki Garratt.
Towcester Leisure Centre iCan Get Up & Go Classes
Towcester Leisure Centre iCan Get Up & Go Classes is a 24-week based Get Up and Go (Steady Steps) programme that is referred via a GP/ Health Professional/Age Well Support Worker. This is a free-of-charge group activity. It runs within Towcester Leisure Centre on a Tuesday from 10.30 until 11.30, plus from 11.30 until 12.30 there is sometimes a guest speaker who has an input. There is always coffee and a catch up, too. So, a real social aspect after the exercise. The team have come to realise that the social aspect of the group is actually as important as the exercise class itself.
Hardingstone Village Hall
Every Thursday, there is also a Get Up & Go Class at Hardingstone Village Hall. This runs between 1000 and 1045. Contact Michelle Lewis by calling her on 07423 074891.
The George Public House in Tiffield
Every Monday at The George Public House in Tiffield, also run by Michelle. Sessions run between 10:00 and 10:45 and costs £5. This has a capacity of 10 and is already up to 6 (in its first week). Again contact is by calling her on 07423 074891.
Cogenhoe Village Hall
Are now also running Get Up And Go classes on Mondays between 09:30 and 10:30.
Neuro Boxing is a non-contact boxing activity designed for people living with Parkinson’s or other Neurological conditions. It is delivered by qualified boxing coaches who are also trained by Parkinson’s UK. Every Thursday from 11:00 - 12:30 at Pan4 Depot, Harlestone Road, Duston NN5 6NU. It costs £5 per session. There is an online form to be completed before you arrange to attend and can be found via the following link: Neuro-Boxing Northamptonshire: Expression of Interest & Pre-Class Form
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