Movement, Mindfulness and Meditation

Drop into Silence:

Bringing peace, tranquillity and silence to busy 21st Centre lives on the 4th Wednesday of every month.

Retreat:

Escape the stresses of modern day living and join others in shared silence.

Relax:

No pressure to do anything. Just peace, tranquillity and silence. Although this is arranged by Quakers there is no philosophy, no religion and no catch.

Recharge:

Go completely offline. All personal technology will be switched off, leaving you to focus on you and your world.

Return:

Once you have enjoyed the benefits of bringing silence into your life you may well want to make returning to silence a part of your life.

Come any time between 5.30pm – 6.30pm. Leave when you want. Free of charge.

For further information, please contact Clare Sibley on 01823 680763 or 07967 051182

Keep Fit:

Our popular Keep Fit classes are designed for men and women over sixty who are keen to stay active.  Classes run on Tuesday mornings in the Studio.

For further information and to book please contact Pauline Marchmont on 01884 840610 or 07801 133790

Mindfulness:

Sue Keers, a highly skilled physiotherapist, mindfulness and compassion practitioner runs 8-week mindfulness courses.  Learn how to use mindfulness in your day to day life in order to address issues such as stress and persistent pain. 

For further information and to book please contact Sue Keers on 01884 840842

Pilates:

Pilates is a focussed, relaxing form of exercise, designed to encourage tone and movement throughout the body.  It concentrates on strengthening the deep abdominal muscles known as your ‘core’, creating a stable pelvis and long, supple limbs.

Harriet Tubbs teaches Thrive Pilates classes on Tuesday and Wednesday evenings.  

For further information and to book please contact Harriet on 07791 234319

Qigong:

Shibashi Tai Chi Qigong is an exercise class which comprises of 18 slow graceful movements, performed in sequence with breath and intention, which can be adapted and practiced seated.  It is a gentle and flowing exercise routine that is both a joy to do and deeply relaxing.

Alice Ringrose teaches 6-week classes. For further information and to book please contact Alice on 07895 677512

Yoga:

Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental wellbeing. The main components of yoga are postures (a series of movements designed to increase strength and flexibility) and breathing.

Julia Baldock teaches yoga on Monday evenings and Steph Leitner teaches yoga on Friday mornings.

For further information and to book please contact either Julia on 07708 469745 or Steph Leitner on 01823 601203