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Chair Based Exercise

Chair based exercise classes are designed to help improve strength and balance, from the comfort of a chair.

An Overview of Chair Based Exercise

Chair based exercise classes focus on aiding the muscles used in everyday activity and is performed at a pace that suits participants. Chair-based exercise can be done at home or in small groups and is easy to fit in to your daily routine.

Research has shown that many of the exercises can help to strengthen muscles and bone. Stronger muscles make every day activities such as washing, dressing, shopping or doing house work easier and less of a strain. You are less likely to injure your self doing everyday activities, stronger muscles help to improve balance and walking. There are exercises included that will help to improve your circulation which in turn will help to lessen cramp and help to keep you warmer.

Benefits

  • maintains/promotes independence and mobility
  • increases strength
  • increases flexibility and balance
  • increase ability to perform everyday tasks
  • decreased risk of falls

Costs

Chair based exercises can be done for free in the comfort of your own home.

Involvement

Resources and programmes to follow can be found on both the NHS ans BHF websites.

Equipment

Ensure that the chair you use is sturdy and stable. Wear comfortable clothes and supportive footwear.

Find Chair Based Exercise Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

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KT and Jackie's Dance for Parkinson's Exeter

KT and Jackie's Dance for Parkinson's Exeter

A weekly dance class for people with Parkinson's and their carers / family / friends. No previous dance experience is necessary, and all ages and abilities are welcome. The emphasis is on good music, having fun and making new friends.

Budleigh Health & Wellbeing Hub

Budleigh Health & Wellbeing Hub

The building provides a space within which all services in and around the hub can work together towards one common purpose: to improve and maintain health and wellbeing for all.

The Alice Cross Centre

The Alice Cross Centre

The Alice Cross Centre – The centre provides help, support, advice, hot meals and friendship to local people.

Teignbridge District Council

Teignbridge District Council

Teignbridge Leisure consists of 3 Leisure Centres (Newton Abbot LC, Broadmeadow SC and Dawlish LC), 1 outdoor pool (Teignmouth Lido) and Shaldon Approach Golf.

NAMA Fitness and Wellness Ltd

NAMA Fitness and Wellness Ltd

We offer martial arts lessons for ages 4 years all the way up.
We also provide personal training and sport therapy sessions on a one to one basis alongside group fitness activities.

Stage Left, Palace Theatre

Stage Left, Palace Theatre

Stage Left is a large flexible space attached to the main theatre. It is ideal for holding a range of sports, dance and physical activities. The space is perfect for community groups and businesses to use, as well as a function space for birthday parties

Circuit Training

🔴 Circuit Training

Outdoor Circuits:
Teaching on Zoom during Lockdown, we will be back outdoors soon.
Even over Zoom, you can be outdoors just set yourself up somewhere safe.
Connecting with nature, hearing the birds, the wind in the trees, the rain/stars/clouds is all essential to our wellbeing. No matter what kind of stressful day they have had, everyone has a smile on their faces and feel relaxed and ready to sleep.
A mixed group, suitable for all abilities, exercises adapted for dodgy knees, painful shoulders. The only two rules? 1. sensible shoes. 2. NO EXERCISES ON THE GROUND.

Wellington Exercise Class for the Over 60s (Fridays)

Wellington Exercise Class for the Over 60s (Fridays)

Exercise classes with Anne are an opportunity for any adult who wants to get more active!

All exercise can be done seated or standing and we cover flexibility, aerobics, balance and strength - all in one fun-filled class.

Some of the exercises are done to music and everyone works at their own pace.

We are following COVID health and safety measures for your safety.

Wellington Over 60s Exercise Class (Tuesdays)

Wellington Over 60s Exercise Class (Tuesdays)

FABS sessions with Anne are an opportunity for any adult who wants to get more active!

All exercise can be done seated or standing and we cover flexibility, aerobics, balance and strength - all in one fun-filled class.

Some of the exercises are done to music and
everyone works at their own pace in a relaxed and friendly environment.

Please contact Anne to book your place. COVID guidelines are being followed to keep you safe, this includes social distancing, regular hand hygiene and good air flow in the venue

Milverton over 60s exercise class

Milverton over 60s exercise class

FABS sessions with Anne are an opportunity for any adult who wants to get more active!

All exercise can be done seated or standing and we cover flexibility, aerobics, balance and strength - all in one fun-filled class.

Some of the exercises are done to music - do make a request if you have a favourite song!

Everyone works at their own pace

Please contact Anne to book in
074217 62532

Bradford-on-Tone Over 60s exercise class

Bradford-on-Tone Over 60s exercise class

FABS sessions with Anne are an opportunity for any adult who wants to get more active in a low impact way!

All exercise can be done seated or standing and we cover flexibility, aerobics, balance and strength .

Some of the exercises are done to music and
everyone works at their own pace.

We are following COVID guidelines to keep us safe, this includes social distancing, good air flow in the venue and regular hand hygiene.

BOOKING ESSENTIAL - please contact Anne anne.panesar@moveitorloseit.co.uk

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