Wellbeing Prescription Exercise & Social

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Our BRAND NEW Exercise and Social groups are now open to those who, perhaps are suffering with a long term condition and need access to physical activity and a good ole natter.

EXERCISE AND SOCIAL GROUPS

Our specialist group sessions will be delivered by appropriate qualified instructors. These groups will introduce physical activity to those who need it most, especially in these ever increasing tough times and create social groups for those that COVID-19 has put a stop to these support networks which have been missed, not only to be physically active, but also for their own mental wellbeing. These groups are an escape to so many people who suffer from a long-term condition or disability and so are vitally important to our communities.

These session will take place at our softer wellbeing centres, where they have a unique appeal and are less ‘scary’ to those taking part. We will also be providing the opportunity to have a social, put the kettle on and dunk a digestive biscuit.

Due to COVID-19 many of you have have told us that you will be prioritising their finances in other ways and access to physical activity and health support may not be a priority. Many of you will be focussing on supporting you own families, putting food on the table and a roof over your heads. Therefore supporting activity through funding will enable you to access and begin to prioritise their health once more.

If you are nervous or lacking confidence about returning to indoor spaces, please let me reassure you that we have exclusive use of the studio space and easyline equipment. The changing rooms will be CLOSED so please come in appropriate clothing for some light activity as well as the necessary fluids you may need (water bottle).

CRITERIA

Participants will need to show one or more of the following conditions; a BMI of 35+, respiratory conditions, mental health conditions, diabetes or cardiovascular disease. Clients can be referred from GP’s/NHS, health trainers, physiotherapists and other health professionals to the scheme or self-refer. This will be open to anyone over the age of 12yrs.

List of Long Term Conditions considered.

  • Diabetes and Obesity
  • Cardiovascular Diseases
  • Cancers
  • Pulmonary Diseases
  • Respiratory Conditions
  • Mental Health
  • Cardiac Conditions

COST

Through funding via Active Suffolk and Sport England’s Inequalities Fund, we are delighted to be able to offer the first 45 participants heavily discounted group sessions at only £2.00 per week for 12 weeks (Normally £4.20).

On completion of the 12 weeks you will may have the option of graduating onto our Wellbeing Prescription Membership (T&Cs Apply) at a discounted rate of £29.95pm.

DETAILS

Location: Nirvana Health and Fitness Centre, 60 Pinbush Road, South Lowestoft Industrial Estate, Lowestoft, Suffolk, NR33 7NL

Days: Tuesday or Thursday

Times: 13:00-14:00 or 14:00 – 15:00

Starting Tuesday 3rd November 2020

To book a space for 12 weeks then either complete the form below (and await confirmation) or contact Matt either by email, matt.stebbings@sltgroup.org or by telephone on 07903468010.

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