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AVSED offers many physical activities to keep you fit, healthy and energised ...

To find out more email info@avsed.org.uk or call 01132501702

STRENGTH & BALANCE PROGRAMME - LEVEL 1

22-week pilot programme run by Active Leeds. Focussing on fall prevention techniques and building resilience. An hour of strength and balance exercises, followed by refreshment and social element with AVSED.

FREE

Accessed through Active Leeds

BACK TO BASICS - LEVEL 2

Weekly chair-based, gentle and steady routines, exercising every part of the body along to music. The focus is on balance and muscle strengthening exercises – using apparatus such as balls, bands and light weights.Followed by refreshments and social time.

Activity - £3.00 Transport - £3.00

Need to be able to transfer onto a chair, manage own personal care and be able to participate in seated exercises.

STEPPING UP - LEVEL 3

Weekly standing and chair-based routines, quicker-paced, aerobic style - exercising every part of the body, along to music. This class is the next level up from Back to Basics. The focus is on strength and stamina, with progressive routines on posture and stability. Followed by refreshments and social time.

Activity - £3.00 Transport - £3.00

Need to have a good level of ambulant mobility, manage own personal care and be able to participate in standing exercises.

TAI CHI – FOUNDATION - LEVEL 4

Weekly open and welcoming class suitable for beginners. The class is fully standing, working on set routines that focus on flexibility, balance and posture along with breathing and meditation techniques.

Activity - £5.00 Block monthly payments (£20/25)

Need to have a high level of ambulant mobility, able to stand for the whole session and be fully independent.

TAI CHI – INTERMEDIATE - LEVEL 4

Weekly intermediate class for those who have done tai chi before and/or have progressed from our foundation class.

Activity - £5 Block monthly payments (£20/25)

Need to have a high level of ambulant mobility, able to stand for the whole session and be fully independent. Need to have practised tai chi at a progressive level previously.

DANCE - LEVEL 5

AVSED is actively working towards being a Dementia Friendly Organisation, ensuring we are welcoming and supportive to anyone living with or affected by dementia. Our dedicated dementia and inclusion lead works alongside our staff and volunteer team - who are experienced in dementia awareness, deliver person-centred dementia-friendly services and are signed up as dementia friends. We offer bespoke case work around both dementia and inclusion – tackling any barriers our members have and opening opportunities for all.

Activity - £5 Block monthly payments (£20/25)

Need to have a high level of ambulant mobility, able to stand for the whole session and be fully independent.