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Uplifting Activities for 2021 from Sense

Uplifting Online Activities for 2021 from Sense - Just Book Once!

Uplifting activities for 2021 from Sense

Sense is back providing you with more accessible activities to keep you active and creative.

 

Live sessions

These take place at specific times and must be booked in advance. Follow the link for your chosen activity to book your place. We’ve changed how you book your live physical activity sessions. You now only have to book once, which confirms your place(s) for that activity every week until the final date listed on the booking page. Make a note of this date-you’ll need to sign up again for the next block of sessions once this date has passed.

For more or help please contact us on asw@sense.org.uk

Events

Tai Chi  Mondays

Day:  Mondays  Time:2 pm  – 3 pm

Equipment needed. Chair

Link to book: http://blindsport.uk/TaiChi
Enjoy gentle, flowing movements and channel positive energy, wher­ ever you are. Instructed by Miz Rahman. Can be completed seated,
or standing.
This is a live, virtual class, hosted on Zoom. To access the class, you will need to book through our online booking system. Please follow the above link to book your place.
If you are having trouble booking this session or accessing Zoom on the day, please contact Michael.barrett@sense.orq.uk or call 07976 707281

 

Boxing

Day:  Thursdays  Time: 10.45 am – 11.30 am

Link to book: http://blindsport.uk/OnlineBoxing

Equipment needed. None

A weekly online boxing class with Boxing Futures. This class will get your heart beating whilst you move and stretch along with instructor Sarah!
This is a live, virtual class, hosted on Zoom. To access the class, you will need to book through our online booking system. Please follow the above link to book your place.
If you are having trouble booking this session or accessing Zoom on the day,
please contact Chloe.brown@sense.orq.uk or call  07980 660 939

 

D/deaf Yoga for  Wellbeing (signed only)

Day: Thursdays  Time: 5 pm – 6 pm

Link to book:  https://blindsport.uk/DeafYoga

Equipment needed

  • Yoga mat or similar
  • Folded blanket
  • Cushions or similar, to support un­derneath your feet

This is a live, virtual class, hosted on Zoom. To access the class, you will need to book your place through our online booking system. Please follow the above link to book your
place. If you are having trouble booking this ses­sion or accessing Zoom on the day,
please contact Vlichael.barrett@sense.orq.uk or call 07976 707281

Drumming to Music

Day: Fridays Time: 2 pm – 3 pm

Link to book: http://blindsport.uk/Drum2Music

Equipment needed

  • Chair if desired (can be done  seated or standing)
  • 2 “drum sticks”- these could be wooden spoons, pens, or any­
    thing else you can find in your home

Get moving to the upbeat music, and practice your drumming skills using wooden spoons, pens, or whatever you have at home! This is a live, virtual class, hosted on Zoom. To access the class, you will need to book your place through our online booking system.

Please follow the above link to book your place.
If you are having trouble booking this session or accessing Zoom on the day, please contact Paul.downes@sense.orq.uk or call 07970 339871

 

Exercise Through Dance

Day: Saturdays,  Time: 11 am—11,45am

Link to book: https://blindsport.uk/ExerciseDance

Equipment needed. None

Coach: Step Change Studios

Have fun whilst getting active, learning new routines from Bollywood to Hip-Hop. This inclusive class is suitable for all ability levels and can be done seated or standing.
This is a live, virtual class, hosted on Zoom. To access the class, you will need to book your place through our online booking system. Please follow the above link to book your place.

If you are having trouble booking this session or accessing Zoom on the day, please contact  Michael.barrett@sense.orq.uk or  call 07976 707281

 

Active at Home

Sense have been working with Disability Rights UK and Durham University to create some pre-recorded videos suitable for disabled people and people with long term health conditions.

Starting from 5th January, we are kicking off our Active at Home workouts with four series of different workouts. Check out the timetable below, and visit the DRUK YouTube channel here: https://blindsport.uk/GYAYoutube

Pre-recorded videos:

these can be watched at a time to suit you. All you need is a device and an internet connection-just follow along with the instructor on screen, pausing the video to complete a section if necessary. Click the link for your chosen activity to view it on YouTube.

Exercise Through Dance

Dance sessions to get you moving with expert instructors from Para Dance UK, taking you through inclusive, easy to learn dance routines to popular mu­ sic! This session is for all ability levels, ensuring disabled and sensory impaired people can participate and be active.

Sequence & cool down with Vicki Link:  http://blindsport.uk/ParaDance
Duration: 16 mins

 

Seated Dance Episode A Captioned and Audio Described

Join choreographer Sundeep Saini with a brand new dance routine to try out!

These sessions are delivered seated to support access and mobility needs. This week, Sunny is showing us a routine set to ‘Disco Inferno’.

Link:  http://blindsport.uk/SeatedDance

 

Sense Active online sessions! Week starting 16 Nov

FREE Sense Active online sessions

This week’s Sense Active online sessions

We now have a full week’s worth of activities delivered live and online for you to enjoy at home. They are available at the same time every week and are all completely free!

Please note that all live sessions need to be booked in advance.

 

Monday 16 November

Seated Yoga for 50+

Audio Only. Join a social group and complete simple yoga routines whilst seated. Suitable for adults 50+.

Every Monday at 1.30 pm – 2.30 pm.

A phone call session with no tech required.

Click here to book for today’s Seated Yoga for 50+ session

 

Tai Chi

Gentle, flowing Tai Chi movements and routines to help posture and wellbeing.

Every Monday at 2 pm – 3 pm.

Join with Zoom link sent to you after booking.

Click here to book today’s Tai Chi session

 

Tuesday 17 November

Drumming to Music (children)

Children and young people only. Follow air-drumming routines suitable for children.

Every Tuesday at 1pm – 1.45pm.

Join with Zoom link sent to you after booking.

Click here to book for  Drumming to Music (children) this week’s session

 

Wednesday 18 November

Exercise Through Dance

Follow dance routines to modern popular music, seated or standing.

Every Wednesday at 10.30 am – 11.15 pm.

Join with Zoom link sent to you after booking.

Click here to book for the 18th November

 

Thursday 19 November

Boxing

This class will get your heart beating whilst you move and stretch with routines.

Every Thursday at 10.45 am – 11.45 am.

Join with Zoom link sent to you after booking.

Click here to book Boxing  for this Thursday’s class

 

Adults D/deaf Yoga for a Healthy Back

Adults only. Follow basic yoga postures to help stretch your back and enhance wellbeing. Signed session with voice on request.

Every Thursday at 5 pm – 6 pm.

Join with Zoom link sent to you after booking.

Click here to book for the 19 November

 

Friday 20 November

Drumming to Music (Pound)

Follow air-drumming routines with upbeat popular music, using drumsticks, wooden spoons or another similar object.

Every Friday from 2 pm – 3 pm.

Join with Zoom link sent to you after booking.

Click here to book Drumming to Music for Friday’s session

Sense switchboard on 0300 330 9250

 

 

Sense Active online sessions! – Week starting 9 Nov!

FREE Sense Active online sessions week starting 9 Nov

This week’s Sense Active online sessions

We now have a full week’s worth of activities delivered live and online for you to enjoy at home. They are available at the same time every week and are all completely free!

Please note that all live sessions need to be booked in advance.

 

Monday 9nd November

Seated Yoga for 50+

Audio Only. Join a social group and complete simple yoga routines whilst seated. Suitable for adults 50+.

Every Monday at 1.30 pm – 2.30 pm.

A phone call session with no tech required.

Click here to book for today’s Seated Yoga for 50+ session

 

Tai Chi

Gentle, flowing Tai Chi movements and routines to help posture and wellbeing.

Every Monday at 2 pm – 3 pm.

Join with Zoom link sent to you after booking.

Click here to book today’s Tai Chi session

 

Tuesday 10 November

Drumming to Music (children)

Children and young people only. Follow air-drumming routines suitable for children.

Every Tuesday at 1pm – 1.45pm.

Join with Zoom link sent to you after booking.

Click here to book for  Drumming to Music (children) this week’s session

 

Wednesday 11 November

Exercise Through Dance

Follow dance routines to modern popular music, seated or standing.

Every Wednesday at 10.30 am – 11.15 pm.

Join with Zoom link sent to you after booking.

Click here to book  Exercise Through Dance for the 4th November

 

Thursday 12 November

Boxing

This class will get your heart beating whilst you move and stretch with routines.

Every Thursday at 10.45 am – 11.45 am.

Join with Zoom link sent to you after booking.

Click here to book Boxing  for this Thursday’s class

 

Adults D/deaf Yoga for a Healthy Back

Adults only. Follow basic yoga postures to help stretch your back and enhance wellbeing. Signed session with voice on request.

Every Thursday at 5 pm – 6 pm.

Join with Zoom link sent to you after booking.

Click here to book for the 12 November

 

Friday 13 November

Drumming to Music (Pound)

Follow air-drumming routines with upbeat popular music, using drumsticks, wooden spoons or another similar object.

Every Friday from 2 pm – 3 pm.

Join with Zoom link sent to you after booking.

Click here to book Drumming to Music for Friday’s session

Sense switchboard on 0300 330 9250

 

 

Sense Active online sessions! – week starting 9 Nov!

FREE Sense Active online sessions - Same time each week!

This week’s Sense Active online sessions

We now have a full week’s worth of activities delivered live and online for you to enjoy at home. They are available at the same time every week and are all completely free!

Please note that all live sessions need to be booked in advance.

 

Monday 9nd November

Seated Yoga for 50+

Audio Only. Join a social group and complete simple yoga routines whilst seated. Suitable for adults 50+.

Every Monday at 1.30 pm – 2.30 pm.

A phone call session with no tech required.

Click here to book for today’s Seated Yoga for 50+ session

 

Tai Chi

Gentle, flowing Tai Chi movements and routines to help posture and wellbeing.

Every Monday at 2 pm – 3 pm.

Join with Zoom link sent to you after booking.

Click here to book today’s Tai Chi session

 

Tuesday 10 November

Drumming to Music (children)

Children and young people only. Follow air-drumming routines suitable for children.

Every Tuesday at 1pm – 1.45pm.

Join with Zoom link sent to you after booking.

Click here to book for  Drumming to Music (children) this week’s session

 

Wednesday 11 November

Exercise Through Dance

Follow dance routines to modern popular music, seated or standing.

Every Wednesday at 10.30 am – 11.15 pm.

Join with Zoom link sent to you after booking.

Click here to book  Exercise Through Dance for the 4th November

 

Thursday 12 November

Boxing

This class will get your heart beating whilst you move and stretch with routines.

Every Thursday at 10.45 am – 11.45 am.

Join with Zoom link sent to you after booking.

Click here to book Boxing  for this Thursday’s class

 

Adults D/deaf Yoga for a Healthy Back

Adults only. Follow basic yoga postures to help stretch your back and enhance wellbeing. Signed session with voice on request.

Every Thursday at 5 pm – 6 pm.

Join with Zoom link sent to you after booking.

Click here to book for the 12 November

 

Friday 13 November

Drumming to Music (Pound)

Follow air-drumming routines with upbeat popular music, using drumsticks, wooden spoons or another similar object.

Every Friday from 2 pm – 3 pm.

Join with Zoom link sent to you after booking.

Click here to book Drumming to Music for Friday’s session

Sense switchboard on 0300 330 9250

 

 

Events with Sense!

Events with Sense Charity

Sense have some great activities set-up as part of the Sporting Sense project, which we invite you to get involved in! See below for more details.

For more information or to register your attendance

please contact Mayana at mayana.mcdermott@sense.org.uk or call 0207 014 9318.

 

NORTH LONDON

SENSORY WALKS

 Who: These walks are open for anyone to enjoy but are focussed on supporting people who are deafblind or have complex disabilities.

When: Fridays starting 7th June, 11.00 – 12.00.

Where: Golders Hill Park, London NW3 7HD. The meeting point is on West Heath Road.

What: This sensory walk has been co-developed with the Outdoor Guide and will be led by GLL Barnet. The walk can be enjoyed on your own, or with family and friends by following the map on the Outdoor Guide website https://theoutdoorguide.co.uk/walks/sensory-walks/golders-hill-park-walk-london/ Or if you would like to join us for a guided walk on Friday’s you can by registering your attendance.

 

FOOTBALL

Who: For anyone 6-19 years old. This session is aimed at children and young people with a disability and their siblings.

When: Every Wednesday during school terms, 5.00pm – 6.00pm.

Where: Coram’s Fields Football Pitch, 93 Guilford Street, London WC1N 1DN.

What: Free inclusive football session which is being run by Arsenal Football club and Coram’s Field.

 

 CLIMBING

Who: For anyone 12+ with a sensory impairment or complex needs who wants to get involved.

 When: Wednesday 26th June, Wednesday 3rd, 10th, 24th, 31st July and 7th August 11.00am – 12.30pm.

Where: The Castle Climbing Centre, Green Lanes, London N4 2HA.

What: Free Climbing sessions. This group is led by an instructor, participants take it in turns to have a go on the various climbing walls.

*Please register your attendance each week as there are limited spaces available!

  

YOGA

 Who: For anyone 18+ with a sensory impairment or complex needs who wants to get involved

 When: Thursday 13th June to Thursday 25th July, 2.15 – 3.45pm.

Where: Pancras Square Leisure 5 Pancras Rd, Kings Cross, London N1C 4AG

What: Free accessible yoga being delivered by Richard, who has over 15 years of experience

 

For more information or to register your attendance

please contact Mayana at mayana.mcdermott@sense.org.uk or call 0207 014 9318.

 

SOUTH LONDON

 

FOOTBALL

 Who: For children and adults (5+) who are blind or partially sighted.

When: Thursdays, 6.00pm – 7.00pm.

Where: Brixton Recreation Centre, Brixton Station Rd, Brixton. Meet and greet available from Brixton station at 5.30pm.

What: Inclusive football led by Fulham Football Club Foundation and delivered in partnership with Metro Blind Sports and London FA.

 *To book on the programme please call the Fulham FC Foundation on 0208 336 7547 or visit www.fulhamsoccerschools.com

 

 

TAI CHI with SELF DEFENCE

Who: For anyone 18+ with a sensory impairment or complex needs who wants to get involved.

When: Mondays 17th June – 29th July, 2.00pm – 3.30pm.

Where: Everyone Active, Camberwell, Leisure Centre, Artichoke Place, London, SE5 8TS.

What: Free Tai Chi with Self Defence session. This group is led by Miz, an experienced Tai Chi and Self Defence instructor and is delivered in partnership with Everyone Active and Southwark Disablement Association. 

 

ICE SKATING

Who: For anyone 12+ with a sensory impairment or complex needs who wants to get involved.

 When: Wednesdays, 11.30am – 12.30pm. There will be no sessions on the 10th and 17th of April 2019.

Where: Streatham Ice and Leisure Centre, 390 Streatham High Rd, London SW16 6HX.

Cost: £5.70 per session. Paid upon arrival to leisure centre.

What: This is an opportunity for people to attend an open ice skating session at the leisure centre for people with a disability. This session is not led by an instructor, but there is a skate marshal present.

 

As with all of our sessions we welcome friends, family and support workers to come along and join in, you don’t have to be sat on the side, you can have fun and learn as well.

For more information or to register your attendance

please contact Mayana at mayana.mcdermott@sense.org.uk or call 0207 014 9318.