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Online VI Chair Yoga Sessions with Claire Miller

VI Chair Yoga Session 1 with Claire Miller - Metro Blind Sport

Metro Blind Sport happy to deliver the first of four, online described VI Chair Yoga video Sessions, led by Claire Miller. Chair yoga is an adapted form of yoga accessible to all. An excellent way to loosen & stretch tight muscles, reducing stress & improving circulation.

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Metro Blind Sport Online Tennis Coaching

Photo of VI tennis players in Zoom with thier tennis racket and soundballs with Mark Bullock in panama hat smiling at the camera.

The sessions will occur every other week on a Wednesday and Friday from 6 pm – 7 pm. The sessions will be led by Mark Bullock and will include a session for our B1 players on the Wednesday evenings and for our B2-B5 players on the Friday evenings.

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Last 3 Managing Sight Loss Sessions of 2020!

Last three Online Sight Loss Sessions in 2020 with London Vision!

Last Three London Vision’s Managing Sight Loss Sessions of 2020!

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You can make DOUBLE the difference from 1-8 Dec!

BigGIve: Help make employment hopes a reality this Christmas.

The Vision Foundation’s wish this Christmas is that blind and partially sighted people can live independently and find meaningful employment. For every £1 you donate, our generous funding partners will match it, up to a total of £15,000. This means every £1 you can give will be doubled at no extra cost to you, allowing us to support more blind and partially sighted people in our communities.

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Evidence on the reach and impact of parkrun!

Evidence on the reach and impact of parkrun

The research highlights that parkrun participants show improvements in, among other things, fitness, total physical activity, and mood (stress, anxiety and depression). Most encouraging is that the positive effects are largest for those who are less active when they registered with parkrun, and that there is a dose response: that is, the more frequently someone participates in parkrun events, the bigger the positive impact.

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