Classes

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Here's a list of current classes in and around Newcastle upon Tyne:

 

MONDAY EVENING, 6-7PM,  JESMOND

St George's Church Hall, St George's Close, Jesmond, Newcastle, NE2 2TF

This class is suitable for all levels of experience and fitness and will include warm ups, mindful breathing, relaxation, qigong exercises, Phoenix in Graceful Clouds of Blessing form. Cost is between £5 and £6 per session, depending on how many sessions are booked at once.

TUESDAY MORNING, 11- 12AM, HOWDON

Howdon Community Centre, Denbigh Avenue, Howdon, Wallsend, NE28 0PP

This class  is suitable for all levels and of experience and fitness and will include warm ups, mindful breathing, relaxation, qigong exercises and Phoenix in Graceful Clouds of Blessing form. Cost is £3 per session

WEDNESDAY MORNING, 10.15 - 11.15AM,  WILLINGTON QUAY

St Paul's Centre, George Street, Willington Quay, Wallsend, NE28 6SL

This class is suitable for all levels of experience and fitness and will include warm ups, mindful breathing, relaxation, qigong exercises and Phoenix in Graceful Clouds of Blessing form. Cost is £3 per session

WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON, 12 NOON - 1PM

Christ Church North Shields, Preston Road, North Shields NE29 0LW

This class is run by Age UK and is suitable for those age 50 or over. All levels of fitness welcome. The class will include warms ups, mindful breathing, relaxation, various qigong exercises including Shibashi. Cost is £3 per session

THURSDAY MORNING, 10 - 11AM,  LONGBENTON

The Oxford Centre, West Farm Avenue, Longbenton, Tyne and Wear, NE12 8LT

This class is run by Age UK and is suitable for those aged 50 or over. All levels of fitness welcome. The class will include warm ups, mindful breathing, relaxation, qigong exercises and Phoenix in Graceful Clouds of Blessing form. Cost is £4 per session.

FRIDAY MORNING, 10AM - 11.15AM, SOUTH GOSFORTH

South Gosforth Parish Hall (opposite South Gosforth Metro), Station Road, Gosforth, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE3 1AN

BEGINNERS WELCOME! This class is for suitable for all levels of experience and fitness. It consists of an hour and a quarter of warm ups, relaxation, mindful breathing, various sets of qigong exercises and Phoenix in Graceful Clouds of Blessing Qigong Form. Cost per session is £6 (4 sessions per month), £6.50 (3 sessions per month), £14 (2 sessions per month) and £7.50 (pay on the door).

FRIDAY MORNING, TAI CHI FOR THOSE WITH ARTHRITIS, 11.45AM - 12.45PM,  SOUTH GOSFORTH

Address is as above: South Gosforth Parish Hall (opposite South Gosforth Metro Station)

This class was set up and is promoted by the NRAS, Newcastle Rheumatoid Arthritis Society. It is also suitable for those with osteoarthritis and other conditions that cause mobility issues.

The class involves gentle, relaxed movement in harmony with mindful breathing and each student is encouraged to find their own way of moving, based on their mobility restrictions or limitations. The exercises can be performed standing up or sitting in a chair. Mindfulness concepts will be included, as well as information on health and healing.

Cost is between £5 and £6 per session, depending on how many are booked at onc

SATURDAY MORNING, 10.30 - 11.3OAM, WHITLEY BAY

The Yoga Station, Whitley Bay Metro Station, Whitley Bay, Tyne and Wear

This class is suitable for all levels and will include warm ups, mindful breathing, relaxation, qigong exercises and Phoenix in Graceful Clouds of Blessing form. Cost is between £5 and £6 per session, depending on how many are booked at once. NB:

***This Saturday morning class is currently fully subscribed. Names of those interested can be placed on a waiting list. I am looking to open another class at this venue in the new year.***


As well as these regular weekly sessions, Ilona teaches privately on a one-to-one basis as well as teaching groups in private settings, eg. sheltered housing, workplace, educational settings, WI groups. If you have an idea for a class or a one-off workshop and would like to talk with Ilona about it, then please email ilona.tate888@gmail.com