Exercise classes for everyone

Coronavirus Update - 17th May 2021

Hello everyone,

As of Monday 17th May, we are resuming a number of face-to-face classes at Lark Lane Community Centre and Anfield Sports Centre, as well as Fun Fitness at St Mary's Wavertree in a COVID-secure environment with the necessary protocols in place. The full list of face-to-face classes, as well as our procedure and protocols, can be found below.

Online classes also continue on Facebook and Zoom; please see the Healthiness Online page for the current timetable and schedule changes.

For the latest government guidance on Coronavirus as of 17th May 2021, please click here.

Best Wishes,
The Healthiness Team

Indoor Classes are Returning!

We are excited to announce that we plan to resume a reduced programme of indoor face-to-face classes from the week commencing 17th May. We will be open for bookings via WhatsApp or message from 1.00pm on Tuesday 4th May, as there are restrictions on numbers for indoor delivery until further government restrictions are lifted.

Planned classes are as follows:

Monday (St Mary's Church Hall)

Fun Fitness: 9.30am
(£3 per class)

Monday (Lark Lane Community Centre)

Escape-Pain: 1.00pm
Functional Fitness: 2.30pm
(£4 per class)

Tuesday (Anfield Sports Centre)

Escape-Pain: 1.00pm
Functional Fitness: 2.30pm
(£3 per class)

Wednesday (Lark Lane Community Centre)

Dance: 9.30am
Boxercise: 10.30am
Toning: 11.30am
Escape-Pain: 1.00pm
Functional Fitness: 2.30pm
(£4 per class or £6 for two on Wednesdays)

Thursday (Anfield Sports Centre)

Escape-Pain: 1.00pm
Functional Fitness: 2.30pm
(£3 per class)

Friday sessions are planned to resume from Friday 25th June.

Please note we are limited to 10 participants at Lark Lane classes and 8 at Anfield and St Mary's for the foreseeable future owing to coronavirus restrictions.

Payment Procedure

1a. Participants to access BACS and pay per class at least 24 hours prior to class start time, or:

1b. Participants to pay with cash on the day. Payment must be in a clear money bag with note providing person's name, date and name of classes paying for. Correct money only please as no change will be given and priority will be given to pre-paid bookings.

Multiple sessions may be booked in advance via BACS or cash; however, no refunds will be given for non-attendance without 24 hours cancellation notification.

Participants may also book back-to-back sessions at a discounted rate of £6. Back-to-back classes must be booked at least 24 hours in advance.


Class Procedure

1. Participants to arrive no earlier than 10 minutes prior to class start time.
2. Participants to arrive in correct clothing with marked water bottle, ready to exercise. No changing facilities will be available.
3. Participants to wash hands, use hand sanitiser and adhere to COVID-19 sanitising protocols prior to entering exercise area.
4. Register of attendance to be taken by instructor only.
5. Limited equipment will be provided by Healthiness Ltd; however, participants may bring their own mats, weights and/or bands.
(*Weights or other equipment brought by participants will be if specifically requested by trainer.)
6. Participants to strictly adhere to social distancing regulations at all times.
7. Exercise in coned and/or marked area only and as designated by instructor.
8. Participants to wash hands, use hand sanitiser and adhere to COVID-19 sanitising protocols prior to leaving building.
9. Participants to leave session promptly and via designated route.
10. Participants must not handle or touch anything while leaving designated area.
11. Participants must not stop or congregate in the training area as new participants will be arriving.

Healthiness Online

Online fitness classes are hosted on Facebook and you can also find a series of 30 minute exercise videos on YouTube.

Other Updates

  • Great news! Liverpool CCG have renewed our Escape-pain contract for another year (2020/21), allowing us to deliver the programme for up to 200 people living with chronic knee and hip pain
  • In the same vein, the Health Innovation Network (HIN) have also confirmed they would like to extend our current Escape-pain contract until March 2021
  • Hot off the press, the HIN has also asked if we can deliver online Escape-pain classes including an education element similar to the face-to-face sessions we ran prior to lock-down. We have a provisional agreement in place and will let you have the full details as soon as they are finalised

Who We Are

Healthiness Ltd is a not-for-profit health promotion company funded by the Big Lottery, Henry Smith Foundation and Sport England with the NHS. We offer a variety of fitness classes and social opportunities throughout Liverpool and online, including specialist 50+ exercise, fun fitness, chair-based exercise and aerobics, walking groups, cycling groups, Couch to 5K running, active bingo, boccia, arthritis rehabilitation, fitness boot camps and dementia-friendly exercise.

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Our Classes

50+ FUN FITNESS

A wide variety of fitness classes especially designed for older adults, including exercise circuits, toning, stretch, boxercise and more.

COUCH TO 5K

Running for complete beginners. A ten week running programme to help everyone get into running. Just £10 for a full 10 week programme!

ACTIVE BINGO

A new and innovative way to exercise - increasing exercise participation while having a game of bingo.

CYCLE FOR HEALTH

Social off-road cycling groups across the city with bike hire available and refreshments included.

Testimonials

Jackie - 50+ Classes

'I attend Healthiness classes three times a week, go to a rambling club and go on walking breaks. Before, I didn't exercise for years but now I get about six hours of exercise a week. Over the two years I’ve been attending I’ve come on leaps and bounds. Look at me now - I did a 5K last month!'

John - Care Assistant

‘I think the project is brilliant and it has resulted in lots of benefits for our residents. They look forward to their weekly interaction the team. All staff, residents and their families enjoy joining in and learning about their health. Everyone enjoys it so much.’

Contact Us

Healthiness Ltd
Room 1, Toxteth Town Hall
15 High Park Street
Liverpool, L8 8DX

  (0151) 728 8874
  info@healthinessltd.co.uk

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