Health & Wellbeing

Adult Pilates

Date & Time: Friday 9.30am - 10.30am

Venue: Crownway Community Centre

Price: £2.00

Pilates is ideal for trimming & toning your body the gentle way. Relieve stress and tension, improve your physical fitness, posture and flexibility and re-balance your sense of well-being. A great opportunity to meet new friends in a relaxing environment.

Runs weekly at Crownway, we have mats available if you cannot bring your own.

Contact Julie at the St Helens Health Improvement Team for more information on health.improvement@nhs.net or call 0300 300 0103. The class is very popular and places are limited, so please enquire before attending.

Alexandra Jane School of Dance

Date & Time: Thursdays

Venue: Crownway Community Centre

Price: Varies

Ballet, tap and modern dance classes for children aged 2-9yrs are running every Thursday at Crownway Community Centre.

Tiny Tutus Pre-School Ballet (2 1/12-4yrs)
from 9.45am-10.30am & 1.45pm-2.30pm (£3.50)

Introduction to Dance (4-5yrs)
from 4.00pm-5.00pm (£5.00)

Pre-Primary Tap (Yrs 1 & 2)
from 5.00pm-5.30pm

Pre-Primary Ballet (Yrs 1, 2 & 3)
from 5.30pm-6.00pm

Primary Modern (Yrs 1, 2 & 3)
from 6.00pm-6.30pm

Primary Tap (Yrs 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5)
from 6.30pm-7.00pm

Grade 1 Tap (Yrs 3, 4, 5, 6 & 7)
from 7.00pm-7.30pm

Grade 1 Ballet (Yrs 4, 5, 6 & 7)
from 7.30pm-8.00pm

Click Here to visit the official Alexandra Jane School of Dance website.

All staff are CRB Checked, have own PLI and First Aid Trained. For more details contact :
Miss Alexandra Lewis (Aistd) on 07507 787 136 or email: alexandrajane240@hotmail.com.

Click Here to visit the Alexandra Jane School of Dance Facebook page.

 

Fit Steps Dance

Date & Time: Mondays 7pm - 8pm

Venue: Crownway Community Centre

Price: £3.50

Weekly ‘Fit Steps’ Dance Sessions every Monday evening from 7pm – 8pm at Crownway Community Centre. Classes cost £3.50 per week. Fitness that is ‘Strictly’ fun!

For more information, visit: www.fitsteps.co.uk or contact FitSteps instructor Louise on 07936 370926.

FitSteps® came to life in 2013 as the result of a collaboration between two of the UK’s most famous ballroom dancers and Britain’s most successful swimmer!

During the long, arduous dance training sessions that are an integral part of Britain’s most successful entertainment show, ‘Strictly Come Dancing’, Natalie Lowe, Mark Foster and Ian Waite had a great idea.

They decided to mix the graceful steps of Ballroom and the up tempo steps of the Latin dances together to create a really fun, energetic and effective way to stay fit and keep trim that would appeal to everyone, even if they couldn’t dance. They created FitSteps® – the unique dance fitness programme that is ‘so much fun you don’t even realise you’re getting fit!’

 

Line Dancing

Date & Time: Thursday 6.30pm to 8.30pm

Venue: Crownway Community Centre

Price: £2.00

Catering for beginners and intermediate ability dancers in a friendly and helpful atmosphere. Join in at your own pace. Line dancing came about at Crownway after a survey was carried out at an afternoon Tea Dance during the Open Week activities of October 2005.

Visitors to the centre were asked what kind of activities they would like the centre to make available. Line Dancing was a popular request.

The Thursday evening sessions are presented by Crownway representative and local guitar & vocalist, Gordon Blackburn who had already begun providing the Tea Dances at the centre. Although a complete novice as far as line dancing was concerned Gordon started the first sessions with a few CD’s and an instructional line dance video on the big screen with everyone following the steps.

Some of the dancers who had previous experience suggested some of their favourite dances and kindly provided CD’s and step sheets and we all help each other which makes for an enjoyable learning experience. We are now quite proficient at dancing ‘Black Velvet’ ‘Boot Scootin’ Boogie’ Smokey Places’ ‘Islands In The Streams’ and ‘Waltz Across Texas’ to name but a few. Gordon also provides some ‘live entertainment’ with some alternative songs which fit the tempo of the routines and gives the dancers an opportunity to sing along to some pop songs and golden oldies.

All are welcome to come along and enjoy the experience which is also good exercise.

Slimming World

Date & Time: Tuesdays 10.00am – 12.00pm, 5.00pm – 6.30pm, 7.00pm – 8.30pm

Venue: Crownway Community Centre

Price: £4.95

Welcome to my world. I joined Slimming World as a member 22 years ago, overweight, self conscious and weighing 18st. I knew I had to do something. A friend had joined Slimming World and persuaded me to go along, I was very nervous and apprehensive… Click here to find out more.

There are three sessions available at Crownway Community Centre:

Every Tuesday
10.00am – 12.00pm
5.00pm – 6.30pm
7.00pm – 8.30pm

Choose from hundreds of hugely satisfying everyday foods – create delicious, satisfying meals that the whole family will love. Come and join us. For further information, contact Sue Tuffs on 01695 627230 or 07526 282722 where she’ll be happy to help you.

Smokefree St Helens

Date & Time: Mondays 2pm - 6pm

Venue: Crownway Community Centre

Price: FREE

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Help is available every Monday afternoon from 2pm-6pm at Crownway Community Centre for those ready to quit smoking.

Smokefree St Helens are now offering a weekly one-to-one support walk-in session that will help you to: Reduce (smoke less), Cut down (to quit) or Quit (stop smoking).

No need to book an appointment, just come along and find out more from a friendly team of experienced advisors.

To find a service that best suits you, or for more information, please call: 01744 586 247, text QUIT to 61825 or visit: www.readytostopsmoking.co.uk

Zumba Gold

Date & Time: Monday 10.45am - 11.45am

Venue: Crownway Community Centre

Price: £3.50

Ideal for – but not exclusive to – the active older participant! Low impact and easy to follow Zumba Gold session will be available from:

Every Monday morning (10.45am – 11.45am)
at Crownway Community Centre, Earlestown.
£3.50 per session

No need to book a place, just come along and enjoy one hour of gentle invigorating Latin-based dance fitness. Our recent taster session was a huge success with an all around positive response to the dance style. Catering to individual needs, you can participate sitting down if you prefer and our Zumba Gold instructor, Louise, will be on hand to give you support and make the session an enjoyable one!

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