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Get Up and Go!

Would you like to become more active in order to improve your health?  Do you feel there are barriers for you becoming more active, and are unsure what activity may be best>

This course aims to explore physical activity and how you can move more in everyday life.  We will look at what the barriers are to engaging in physical activity, and how we can overcome this. 

An opportunity to take part in taster sessions of armchair exercises and tai-chi are also included within this course.

Umbrella org:
Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust in partnership with Active Tameside
Area serviced:
Heywood, Middleton, Rochdale, Bury, Oldham, Stockport, Tameside or Glossop.
Telephone:
0161 716 2666
Charges:
Free
How to apply:
Telephone or visit website
Sector:
Public

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Go for a walk or a run. Step outside. Cycle. Play a game. Garden. Dance. Exercising makes you feel good. Most importantly, discover a physical activity you enjoy and one that suits your level of mobility and fitness.
Help, support and guidance for people who are wanting to reach out for extra support within the community.
Connect with the people around you. With family, friends, colleagues and neighbours. At home, work, school or in your local community. Think of these as the corner of your life and invest time in developing them. Building these connections will support and enrich you every day.
A general practitioner: a physician who is not a specialist but treats all illnesses.
Self care is personal health maintenance. It is any activity of an individual, family or community, with the intention of improving or restoring health, or treating or preventing disease.
The acquisition of knowledge or skills through experience, practice, or study, or by being taught
Free time. Use of free time for enjoyment. Opportunity afforded by free time to do something.
Mental health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.