‘This Girl Can’ free virtual activities aim to boost women’s fitness in lockdown

Finding it laborious to keep match in lockdown? Active Suffolk and This Girl Can Suffolk are organising every week of free on-line activities for girls.

This Girl Can Suffolk Virtual Activity Week occasions are operating from January 18 to 22, and vary from Pilates and yoga periods to the fundamentals of weight coaching for newbies, kettlebell coaching, a barre class, core coaching and extra, in addition to an Introduction to Mindfulness.

Active Suffolk has lately highlighted considerations over lack of fitness amongst younger folks, however the week is aimed on the complete vary of ages and fitness ranges, with some periods particularly for older adults.

Zumba Gold teacher Sarah Ann mentioned: “Whilst we proceed to cope with the influence of the coronavirus pandemic, my predominant concern proper now could be protecting our native communities energetic, and that features our older adults.

“I’m so grateful for on-line platforms enabling us to ship lessons. This additionally means those that are isolating or shielding can nonetheless be a part of in at dwelling too.

“As a part of the This Girl Can Activity Week, I’ll be delivering Zumba Gold. This is the low-impact model of the standard Latin-inspired cardio dance fitness celebration! It is ideal for older adults or anybody merely on the lookout for a neater paced Zumba class.”

The week additionally contains talks by Suffolk This Girl Can ambassadors Charlotte Ditchburn, about utilizing our native inexperienced areas in Suffolk, and Sue Tetley, who will ship a discuss her personal private journey to higher psychological and bodily well being.

Suffolk This Girl Can ambassador Sue Tetley (Image: Sue Tetley)

Sue Tetley mentioned: “Exercise has been a fantastic assist to me personally with my psychological well-being. I’ve gained a lot from it and met some wonderful inspirational ‘can do’ people alongside the best way.

“I’m a giant advocate now in encouraging others to take up train and take a look at new activities. It’s such a implausible method of assembly new buddies, boosting well-being, confidence and self-belief. I look ahead to sharing my story and a few suggestions which have actually helped me.”

For full particulars of This Girl Can Suffolk Activity Week, go to the Active Suffolk web site. You can join additional occasions right here.


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