Do what you can, enjoy what you do, move your mood

It's definitely harder to be active when you are not allowed to go outside very often or at all.

But it's important to stay as fit and active as possible and there is still a lot on offer...

Access to Sports offer fun activities and exercises that you can use from the comfort of your own home. 

Change for Life has Disney inspired indoor games and activities for children.

Claremont Project is offering a programme of live and interactive groups and classes including Funky Disco, Yoga and Salsa.

Disney Dance-Alongs - This Girl Can and Disney have captured some of the ways mums and kids get moving to the songs they love. Learn their moves or put your own spin on their routines.

Elizabeth House have a free online chair yoga session for older people and online women only exercise sessions. 

Good Neighbours Schemes are offering a range of free ways to keep active including gentle keep fit, mindful neditation and yoga. Our online activities are open to all Islington residents.

Healthy Generations are offering free and low-cost online exercise sessions, including yoga, pilates and keep fit. For more information call Healthy Generations on 0798 114 2376 or email [email protected]

Health Minds Healthy Bods have put together a series of activity packs to provide support during COVID-19:

Islington in Bloom is your local horticultural competition run by Islington Gardeners and Islington Council. The 2020 competition is now open and will run until Sunday 5 July. Winners will be announced in September.

Joe Wicks the Body Coach is offering free interactive exercise sessions every week day a 9am. The sessions are aimed at school children but can be used by all the family and you can catch up with them at any time of day.

KMEWO are offering two virtual health and well-being classes: Exercise with Music and Yoga. If you have any questions, you can contact Sazan on 07412364046 or at [email protected] for further info.

Guide to staying active if you have a lung condition from the British Lung Foundation.  

Nike Training Club - Over the coming weeks, they will provide you with workouts, nutrition advice and expert help, so we can all come back from this stronger than ever. Join in with a community of living room athletes.

NHS Home Workout Videos are gentle and easy 10 minute work out videos.

NHS Sitting Exercises offers gentle sitting exercises to help improve your mobility and prevent falls.

North London Cares have put together an activity pack called #alonetogether. It provides an entire month of daily activities for older and younger neighbours to take part in at home.

Pop Sugar Fitness has over 500 ad-free workouts from celebrity trainers and fitness experts, including POPSUGAR’s exclusive multi-week challenges.

Silver Swans offer classes to help older audiences improve mobility, posture, co-ordination and boost energy levels in bite size videos.

Sport England offer tips, advice, guidance on how to keep or get active in and around your home.

Try Before You Bike allows you to try a bike for a monthly fee and at any point you can buy it at a reduced price. Just choose your new bike and accessories using the helpful online tools, the bike gets delivered and you will be given free cycle training skills sessions to get you started. 

Women’s Oneness Wellbeing (WOW) project called Dance! Breathe! Enjoy! offers FREE online sessions for Black and Minority Ethnic and Refugee (BAMER) women and vulnerable women who have suffered from trauma in Islington. On Thursday at 2pm, these sessions are combination of yoga, meditation, mindfulness and breathwork. For more info and to enrol [email protected].

Yoga with Adrienne - a gentle and slow yoga session suitable for older people.

Some thirty day challenges to keep you busy - a 30 day art challenge, a 30 day non-screen activities challenge and a 30 day lego challenge

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