Find out more about our classes
Carnival Fitness is a body-weighted dance fitness class incorporating basic dance steps and inspired by the magic and energy of a Caribbean Carnival. Our class is just like playing mas (masquerade), waving your colourful rags and flags, jumping and whining (rhythmic moving of the waistline) to the best Caribbean music!
We create a safe and inclusive environment promoting fitness, health and wellbeing, cultural awareness and community cohesion. Come and join us and enjoy a carnival every week!
Circuit classes for all levels of fitness. A whole body approach using a combination of bodyweight, weights and cardio based exercises. Taught by our Fitness team, you will be put through your paces whilst enjoying good music and good company.
A choreographed dance fitness class aimed to burn calories, tone the body, improve and strengthen your cardiovascular system. Using music fusions from around the world, the work out is fun for all ages and fitness levels.
A great stress and anxiety reliever, this class will uplift your wellbeing and mental health as well. There are no expectations to what you can achieve – tailor the class to your needs. Two left feet…not a problem!
A follow on from our Strength and Balance classes. This class will push you to continue improving your overall fitness, strength and balance. This class is part of our exercise referral offering aimed at those 55 years old and up.
Gentle exercise class for older people aged 55 years old and up. The class involves physical activity including a seated dance warm up, fun exercise, and a range of target-based games such as archery, New Age Kurling and Boccia. Everyone welcome to stay for tea, biscuits and a chat afterwards.
This class is delivered by the Bristol Bears Golden Memories team and is currently FREE.
Kettlecise helps tone your body and lose weight with a series of movements using Kettlebells, a type of weight with a handle. A great cardiovascular and core workout. Suitable for all fitness levels.
This class is a whole body approach, with a particular focus on the lower body: Legs, Bums and Tums! Great instructors, motivating music and a guaranteed great time… so come and get involved. Suitable for all fitness levels!
Pilates is a system of controlled exercises that engage the mind and condition the whole body. Pilates suits all levels of fitness – instructors are practised in adapting exercises for people’s abilities and injuries. Excellent for mobility, strength and flexibility.
Qigong (pronounced Chi-Gong) translates as ‘energy work’ and is an ancient Chinese form of exercise. It is a discipline that involves the mind, breath and movement to create a calm, natural balance of energy. It’s a beautiful, slow, meditative healing art which promotes health, balance, energy, awareness and relaxation. Learn to find stillness in motion.
Qigong is beneficial for anyone who wants to improve their health and wellbeing. It’s especially good for people with low mood, anxiety and depression and for older and socially isolated people. This class can be done seated or standing. No previous experience is necessary.
This Pilates and stretch based workout, set to motivating music, allows the body to gently flow from sequence to sequence. Helping to improving flexibility, core and posture. Being an evening class, it’s a great mindful wind down from your day.
This is a progressive complete body workout using barbells and weight plates. Traditional resistance training exercises such as squats, lunges, presses and rows take on another dimension through the use of functional, multi-plane movement.
Great for weight management, improving strength and toning up the whole body.
HIIT Step is a high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout that uses a step and dynamic bodyweight exercises. It has been designed to improve power, increase strength and burn hundreds of calories. Suitable for all fitness levels.
Strength and Balance
GP REFERRAL CLASS ONLY
This class focuses on exercises to develop and improve your balance and strength. At the start of the class you will do some warm-up exercises to loosen your muscles and joints. You will then be guided through some exercises to work on your strength and stamina, as well as challenge your balance. The exercises will be adapted to suit your needs and you are free to work at your own pace. You will do some stretches and relaxation at the end of the class.
Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese martial art now widely practiced for the beneficial effect it has on health. Its slow, graceful movements link together to create a meditative dance which is safe for people of all ages to enjoy. Practising Tai Chi will improve your movement, co-ordination and balance. It creates a calm and positive feeling and energy levels will increase to make life just that bit smoother.
Class instructor: Karen Ferris, please pay Karen directly during the session.
To book your place email: firstname.lastname@example.org or telephone: 0117 942 4167
Yoga brings huge benefits to mind and body. It is a great way to improve flexibility and strength, as well as alleviating stress and anxiety. Spend time focusing inwards, being in the present moment, and increase awareness and appreciation of your body.
We aim to challenge those with experience while offering a supportive space for beginners.