boxing sessions available at Forest Fighting Fit Gym for times and days please get in contact.
earn to dance Argentine Tango, Tuesdays in Newland Village Room. Check website for dates and prices. No partner needed. No previous dance experience required. All ages welcome. NEW Beginner courses starting 16th Jan & 20th Feb 2019. Course 5/6 weeks x £6/person, Drop-in class £10.
Wednesdays: 7-8pm Absolute Beginners, 8.15-9.15pm Improvers 16th January (5 week courses), 20th February (6 week courses) Newland Village Room, GL16 8NP.
Fun and improved breathing for people diagnosed with COPD and other lung conditions. £3/what you can afford or free for some conditions. 2-3pm, Thursdays, starting again 17th January 2019. Lydney Community Centre, Naas Lane, Lydney, GL15 5AT.
Contact Karen Lawton T: 01684 273656 or M: 07989 936270 (Mindsong)
Kirsty M: 07905 789683 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
Chen Style Tai Chi classes every Wednesday from 6 -7pm at English Bicknor. The syllabus includes loosening and foundation exercises, tai chi form and chi gong (energy work). The class and instructor are affiliated to The Bristol School of Tai Chi. £40 for a 6 week block
English Bicknor Village Hall, Ross Road, English Bicknor, GL16 7PD.
Yoga for all abilities, beginners to advanced. Bring a mat, a blanket and wear warm loose clothes. British Wheel of Yoga tutor. Restarting Sept 5th. Drop in rate £5 per night, reduction if paid in advance.
Yoga for All New course – Lydbrook . Come and share yoga. All welcome. Wednesday, 5.30-7pm. Ring for more details and dates.
Lydbrook Memorial Hal,l Central Lydbrook, GL17 9PP.
Contact Jane Rothery on 01594 544149 or 07903099779, or email email@example.com
Forest of Dean Walking for Health offers free regular easy walks throughout the Forest in: Blakeney, Bream, Cinderford, Coleford, Drybrook, Hartpury, Heywood, Huntley, Lydney, Mitcheldean, Newent, Parkend, Sedbury, St Briavels, Staunton, Yorkley. Suitable for all abilities, walking from 10 minutes up to 1 hour with refreshments at the end. Free, with the bonus of some refreshments too! Happening all year round, with 15 starting points throughout the Forest of Dean.
Invest in your body and develop good posture, flexibility and balance in a fun way. These Awareness Through Movement (ATM) classes are suitable for all ages. Bring your own blanket/yoga mat.Group classes on Thursdays. Monthly workshops on Saturdays. 8 week course: £48/person, Drop-in class: £10. Saturday 3 hour workshop:
Thursdays: 7.30pm doors open, 7.45-8.45pm ATM class.
Saturdays: 2-5pm Thursdays: January 17 & 31, February 7, 14 & 28, March 14, 21 & 28. Taurus Crafts, Function Room, The Old Park, Lydney, Glos, GL15 6BU
‘Strictly’ style dance fitness exercise class, no partners needed! You don’t need to be able to dance, you just have to want to get fit and have fun! Transform your body dancing to music! £4 per class or £28 for 8 classes within 8 weeks.
Mondays & Wednesdays, 10-11am, Tuesdays & Thursdays 7-8pm (ongoing). Broadwell Memorial Hall, North Road, Coleford, GL16 7BG.
Now also on Wednesdays, 7-8pm at Cinderford Methodist Church Hall, (Opposite Palace Cinema), Cinderford, GL14 2AB.
Fitness Pilates utilises all of the principals and includes many of the mat work exercises in traditional Pilates, but offers modifications, diversifications to provide a controlled body conditioning program. It is aimed at adults of all levels, ages and abilities.
Mondays & Wednesdays, 11am – 12.00noon and 12 noon – 1pm
Tuesdays and Thursdays, 8-9pm, ongoing.
£24.00 for 6 weeks.
Sue follows the Krishnamacharya/Desikachar tradition coordinating breath with movement and therapeutic yoga.
Monthly Workshops: Yoga Sutra study, Ayurveda introduction Vedic Chant – email for details and dates
One to one tuition gives a regular home practice which may relieve serious health conditions by improving range of movement, coordination, breathing, sleep, digestion and may help to ease pain, anxiety or depression, assisting in a greater sense of self-esteem and wellbeing. £45 per hour, by appointment. Millers Farm, Brains Green, Blakeney, GL15 4AP.
Weekly classes for mixed ability in Krishnamacharya/Desikachar tradition. All mixed ability. Starts again from January 15th all mixed ability. Tuesdays 7pm, Fridays 9.30am £7 at Millers Farm. Wednesdays 5.30pm £8 at Flaxley School Rooms. .
For all levels and abilities. Yoga has stood the test of time and is as relevant now as it was thousands of years ago. Learn how to maintain or improve flexibility and strength, settle an unruly mind, improve energy levels and enjoy life to the full through asanas (postures), pranayama (breathing practices), relaxation and meditation. £7 drop- in rate or £60 for 10 sessions. Also Pregnancy Yoga by arrangement.
Newnham: Mondays, 10-11.30am
Northwood Green: Mondays 5.30-7.00pm
Huntley: Tuesday 1.00-2.30pm
Littledean: Wednesday (Intermediate), 7.30-9.00pm
Berry Hill: Thursdays (for the 50+), 4.15-5.45pm
Pregnancy Yoga by arrangement
Contact Glenys on 01594 823581, email firstname.lastname@example.org
Invest in your body and develop good posture, strength, flexibility and balance in a fun way. 9.30-10.30am, 11th January to 5th April. Bishopswood Village Hall, Kerne Bridge, HR9 5QT or 7pm 10 weeks, starting Tuesday 15th January to 2nd April, Dene Magna School, Mitcheldean GL17 0DU. Contact Dean Magna on 01594 545318 or 542370.
11.30-12.30pm, 12 weeks starting Friday 11th January to 5th April inc. Bishopswood Village Hall, Kerne Bridge, HR9 5QT. Contact Esther for details, or 6-7pm 10 weeks, starting Tuesday 15th January to 2nd April, Dene Magna School, Mitcheldean GL17 0DU. Contact Dean Magna on T: 01594 545318 or 542370.
Esther for details on T: 01452 760120 or M: 07711 832042 E: email@example.com website www.estherf.com
Traditional Sun Style & Modified Forms Over 30 years’ experience, teaching locally for 17 years. Sessions adapted for all ages/abilities, seated or standing (min 1Hr). £4/session.
Tuesdays 11am, Taynton & Tibberton Hall;
Tuesdays 6.30pm (Beginners) & 7.30pm, Latchen Rooms, Longhope
Wednesdays 11am, Parkside Community Centre (2 Rivers), Coleford, GL16 8DA
Wednesday 7pm, Blaisdon Village Hall; Thursdays 6.30pm, Linton Village Hall.
1 to 1 tuition & local workshops also available.
Enjoy yoga at a level to suit you. Increase energy and flexibility. Relax body and mind. Improve balance and mental clarity. £60 per 10 weeks, ongoing classes in Coleford, Lydney, and Yorkley.
Yorkley Mondays 10.15-11.45am, Yorkley Community Centre, Bailey Hill, Yorkley, GL15 4RS.
Lydney (Taurus Crafts) Tuesdays 5.30-7pm and 7.15 – 8.45pm. Wednesdays 7-8.30pm, Taurus Crafts, Old Park, Lydney Park Estate, Nr Lydney, GL15 6BU
Lydney Thursdays 10-11.30am, ongoing, Lydney Community Centre, Naas Lane, Lydney, GL15 5AT.
Coleford Thursdays 7-8.30pm, ongoing, St Margaret Mary Church Hall, High Nash, Coleford, GL16 8HN.
A friendly, relaxed class offering a wide variety of yoga styles. The courses are tailored around participants needs. All levels of fitness and ability are welcomed. Great emphasis is placed on asana, pranayama and meditation. A unique yoga experience that brings excellent health benefits.
7-8.30pm every Monday (Intermediate)
10 am – 11.30am every Wednesday (Beginners)
10am – 11.30am every Friday (Beginners)
2pm – 4pm every Saturday (Drop in)
Severn Sun Studio, 8 Newland Street, Coleford
A friendly, relaxed class, dedicated to helping people of all ages and ability improve their health, fitness and well-being using the ancient practice of Tai Chi. 7-9pm, Thursdays.
Sessions available at Severn Sun Studio, 8 Newland Street, Coleford – contact Natalie for details.
One on one sessions for children and adults. Specialist sensory Yoga techniques for coping with anxiety, depression, sleep problems, dyslexia, dispraxia, ADHD and other related conditions. £35- £45 depending on location. Weekdays mornings. Based in Whitchurch, Ross on Wye but will travel.
Yoga is an invaluable tool for the modern day – ‘the body benefits from movement and the mind benefits from stillness’. Classes / workshops and one to ones in the Forest/Wye Valley area.
Yoga for Everybody! Weekday and evening classes, workshops and 1-1 sessions available in the Forest/ Wye Valley area. Join me for a yoga practice to harmonise body, breath and mind.
Seniors/Gentle Yoga A gentle practice suitable for older students and anybody seeking a gentler approach to yoga. £7.50 per class, 10-11.30am, Thursday mornings. Bells Hotel, Lord’s Hill, Coleford GL16 8BE
Seated Yoga Experience the benefits of yoga from a chair – practising simple yoga movements, breathing and relaxation techniques. Non residents £16, 4 week course, 2-3pm Wednesdays ongoing, term times. Kings Meade Community Rooms, Coleford, GL16 8RS.
An exercise class with rebound boots – up to 80% reduced impact on joints, improves posture, high level of fat burning. Suitable for kids and adults. Core workout £5 per session.
9.15am, Monday, Woolaston Memorial Hall, Netherend Crescent, Lydney, GL15 6NW
5.45pm Monday Naas Lane Community Centre, Lydney.
A regular Pilates session will give you a strong centre to work from. Strengthening the small supporting muscles, which are often ignored in regular conditioning programs, will allow you to move more freely and help you to stabilise your body in everyday or more demanding physical activities. Pay as you attend – £6 per hour session. 2pm to 3pm, every Wednesday.
St Briavels Assembly Rooms, East Street, St. Briavels, GL15 6TG.
Suitable for beginners, sparring optional. Grades from white to black. £6/£7 per session. Mondays: Kids 6.15pm, Adults 7.15pm (other classes available – see our website). Forest Fighting Gym, Miners Hall, Cinderford or Thursdays 6.45-7.45pm Naas Lane Community Centre, Lydney.
Forest Fighting Gym, Miners Hall, Wesley Rd, Denecroft, GL14 2JN.
We now have a Boxing Gym – contact Michelle for more details.
The best fitness activity !!! Suitable for those who don’t think they can dance.
Tuesdays, 10-11am, Naas Lane Community Centre, Lydney GL15 5PB
Thursdays 10-11am, Woolaston Memorial Hall, Netherend, Woolaston, GL15 6NW.
For health and relaxation, suitable for all. Seated and standing – people with disabilities welcome.
Mondays: 11am-12.oonoon ongoing, Foxes Bridge Hub, Valley Road, Cinderford, GL14 2LJ. £3 per session.
Wednesdays: 9.30-10.30am, Naas Lane Community Centre, Lydney. £5 per session.
This type of yoga has is based on up to date neurological research. We open up our knots without any effort and without any pain! The body is neural plastic, this means you can feel better in your body NO MATTER YOUR AGE. Particularly suited to anyone in their elder years, but also interesting for any yoga practitioner of any age. £7.50 per session, drop in. 5.30 – 7.00pm, Thursdays, ongoing.
Bishopswood Village Hall, Bishopswood.
A gentle workout for the whole body – toning muscles, improving balance and increasing flexibility. Suitable for all – exercises can be adapted. £5 per session, 11am-12noon, Wednesdays ongoing.
Lydney Community Centre, Naas Lane, Lydney GL15 5PB.