Activities in your local area
The Healthy Hub East Herts is on the road and are running a series of monthly drop-in sessions at libraries across the district so that residents can visit to talk in person about anything they feel they would like support with.
|Bishop's Stortford Library||
|12:00noon - 2pm|
|10:00am - 12noon|
|12:30pm - 2:30pm|
|11:00am - 1:00pm|
|2:30pm - 4:30pm|
For details of Young people's activities taking place in different East Herts Town venues which cover a range of projects, opportunities and different interests.
The Secret Space hosts a range of classes from pilates to yoga and more. Find a class to suit you.
Monday 8 August and every 2nd Monday of following month
Free session to learn more about cancer via Zoom
The 60-minute Cancel Out Cancer session, currently delivered via Zoom, is a fantastic way to help you:
- understand what cancer is and isn’t, including busting some myths
- spot cancer early, and get to know what the signs and symptoms of cancer are
- know the value of screening, and importance of early diagnosis
- be positive about health and small lifestyle changes to help prevent cancer.
Wednesday 3 and 10 August and weekly there after 9:30am - 10:15am
Fella’s Fitness at Bishop's Stortford Swifts Football Club is our men’s only programme for local chaps aged 55 and over to come together, get a bit fitter and meet new people in an informal, friendly environment. Jacqui will lead you through exercises specifically designed for the older gent such as cardiovascular health (heart and lung function), core stability (abdominal muscles ) and build strength.
Cost £6 per session. For more information
Monday 1 (online), Wednesday 3 (in person) and Friday 5 (in person) August and weekly thereafter.
Fella's Fitness in Hertford at Zoo Cafe. Drop in to Hertford, where we run regular fitness classes throughout the year. Our Fellas Fitness class is welcoming, invigorating and you’ll have a few laughs as we workout! The session is geared to the more distinguished gent (over 50), but it’s not essential! We’ll welcome any fella, who’s keen to build or retain their fitness.
Cost £5 online £6 in person. For more information and booking contact Irene Gibson.
Yoga for Cancer 6 week course at the Secret Space
Tuesdays 1:30pm-2:30pm 2, 9, 16 and 23 August
Whether you are a long time cancer survivor or currently in treatment, this yoga class focuses on making you feel more grounded and comfortable in your changing or changed body, through the use of postures that safely stretch, strengthen, and relax the body.
This course is funded by Hertfordshire Community Foundation, so there is only a nominal charge of £5 per session, £30 for the 6-week course, but we may be able to support you if you are unable to afford this
For more information, and to book
Thursday 4, 11, 18, 25 August 9:15am
Buntingford Dance Fit Exercise Class at Seth Ward Centre. Anyone can dance come along join in and improve your fitness and have fun.
Cost £5 For more information and venues
Tuesday 2, 9, 16, 23 August 9:15am
Bishop's Stortford Dance Fit Exercise Class at United Reformed Church Hall, Water Lane, Bishops Stortford anyone can dance come along join in and improve your fitness and have fun.
Cost £5 For more information and venues
Thursday 4 and 18 August 1pm - 3pm
Chess and Board Game Club at Skills and Learning Centre, 67 Fore Street, Hertford. SG14 1AL
Email BBO@cvsbeh.org.uk for more information. Have fun and meet with others and play your favourite board games.
Coming up in the next few months
Meditation for Self-Care 6 week course - online with the Secret Space
Mondays 6.30pm-7.30pm September 5 - October 12
A 6-week online course offering a blend of meditation and guided visualisations to help combat anxiety, depression, PTSD, and for those struggling with loneliness and isolation. A supportive group that will help you to relax and introduce you to simple ways of bringing more kindness and self-care into your daily life.
This course is funded by Hertfordshire Community Foundation, so there is only a nominal charge of £5 per session, £30 for the 6-week course, but we may be able to support you if you are unable to afford this.
Yoga4Health 10-week course at the Secret Space
Wednesdays 14:00-16.00 September 7th – November 9th
The Yoga4Health on Prescription 10-week programme, commissioned by the NHS, supports you to gain self-care skills by learning yoga postures and breathing, relaxation and mindfulness techniques. No prior experience or knowledge is needed, and the gentle stretching and strengthening yoga postures can be done in a chair or on a yoga mat. This course is funded by Hertfordshire Community Foundation, so there is only a nominal charge of £5 per session, £50 for the 10-week programme, but we may be able to support you if you are unable to afford this