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So Active: free exercise classes launch in Stevenage

Stevenage Borough Council is launching free exercise classes for residents.

The sessions will launch next week (Wednesday 5 August) – as part of the So Active project run by Healthy Stevenage – and will run through throughout the summer holidays. There is something for the whole family, with three different sessions on each week.

Azonto Fitness with Kwaku

An African inspired dance fitness class for adults. Attendees will dance to popular Afrobeats music.

This session welcomes all abilities and is designed to get you moving to the beat!

Weekly sessions begin Friday 7 August, 10-11am at St Nicolas Park, Pilgrims Way, Stevenage, SG1 4PT

Fit Kidz Bootcamp with Chris

An outdoor bootcamp using functional fitness equipment welcoming young people aged 11-16 years old to enjoy fitness activities surrounded by nature.

Weekly sessions begin Thursday 6 August, 11am-12pm at Fairlands Valley Park, Six Hills Way, Stevenage, SG2 0BL

Chair Fit with Irene

A gentle online fitness activity session for Stevenage residents aged 65 years and over of all abilities.

Weekly sessions begin Wednesday 5 August, 11:45am - 12:30pm. To book, please email ig@irenegibson.co.uk or call 07802 418755. For further information please visit www.irenegibson.co.uk.

Councillor Jeannette Thomas, Executive Member for Housing, Health and Older People at Stevenage Borough Council, said “It’s important we all look after our mental and physical health, and these classes are a great opportunity for residents to get a little bit fitter while getting out into our spaces and becoming part of a new fitness community.

“There is also the option to work out in the comfort of your own home with the Chair Fit with Irene sessions.

“There is something for everyone, no matter your ability or age, and each session will be delivered by a qualified instructor in a safe, socially distanced way.”

For more information, please email leisure@stevenage.gov.uk

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