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. 

Active Spaces offer free online health and wellbeing activities for everyone. Join the Active Spaces community to improve your health, wellbeing and connect with others. All from the comfort of your home. 

Arts for Dementia offer A4D Dabke Folk Dancing with Shobana Jeyasingh Dance every Friday. 

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.

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 aimed at keeping your mind and body active during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Islington Parks are offering a range of free activities in Caledonian Park and Talacre Gardens including mindfulness, gardening, crafts and green gym.

Joe Wicks the Body Coach during the first national lockdown Jow Wicks offered free daily interactive exercise sessions. These are all available to re-watch and participate in. 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.

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

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.

The Stuart Low Trust are offering gentle exercise classes, dance classes and more over zoom throughout October. Find out more.

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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