Face to face

  • Tai Chi in the Park: Shibashi Tai Chi is a gentle and accessible form of Tai Chi with great health benefits. A Friends Ageing Better class (Age UK Bristol) runs every Tuesday at the Ardagh, Horfield Common, at 10am. To find out more, please contact Mel Vowles at vowlesmel@gmail.com
  • Walks around Bristol – Bristol Walkfest have shared some lovely local walks to help you find places you may never have known in the city.

Online

The Virtual Activity Hub employs local instructors to run classes for people aged 50+.

Classes include Zumba Gold, by Bristol Dance Zumba, Armchair Athletics, by Bristol Rovers, and Living with Chronic Pain by Wellspring Settlement. To find out more, see their webpage: https://aliveactivities.org/what-we-do/services/virtual-activity-hub/

Other

Exercise over the telephone – The Exercise Club, based in Clifton, is available over the telephone and is focused on older adults. The telephone class involves a full-body workout, achievable by anyone, regardless of previous fitness levels. The workout can be chair-based or standing depending on your ability level. See their website at www.theexerciseclub.co.uk, email them at enquiries@theexerciseclub.co.uk or call on 0117 973 9787 / 07587 552 653.

Exercise online – The Exercise Club also run virtual workout available online over Zoom. All classes aim to work out the whole body and can be done seated or standing. Whatever your fitness level when you start you’ll be ok. There are classes for strength, for balance and coordination, aerobic fitness, and ones for poorly shoulders, backs and knees. For a full virtual class list please get in touch at www.theexerciseclub.co.uk, email them at enquiries@theexerciseclub.co.uk or call on 0117 973 9787 / 07587 552 653.

Take part in audio-described fitness classes designed for people living with visual impairments. Find out more on the Sight Support West of England website.