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Exercise & slimming October 2015

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Aerobic and exercise

Sowerby Parochial Hall, The Flatts, Sowerby, YO7 1LY. Tel 01845 523120

Age UK North Yorkshire

Gillings Court, Thirsk YO7 1SZ. Tel 01609 771624

Extend: Gentle Exercise to Music for the over 60's and less able people of all ages. Every Tuesday 2pm-3.30pm. £2.50 per session including Tea & Biscuits.

Bokwa fitness

Thirsk & Sowerby Town Hall, Westgate, Thirsk.

The lastest fitness sensation. Tuesdays 7-8pm. £5 per session.

Hambleton Leisure Centre

Stone Cross, Northallerton DL6 2UZ. Tel 01609 777070

Health & Fitness Gym with the latest in cardiovascular and weight equipment. 25m Leisure Pool with flume, waterfall, waves and geysers. Poolside Sauna. Health & Fitness Studio. Sports Hall. Floodlit pitch.

Helmsley Open Air Pool

Baxtons Lane, Helmsley YO62 5BH. Tel 07772 395368

Open during Jun-Sep only Children welcome.


Sowerby Parochial Hall, The Flatts, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1LY. Tel 07775 333 857

7pm on Wednesday

Over 50's Exercise Class

The Orchards, Orchard Grove, Brompton,. Tel 01609 771624

Fortnightly sessions Friday 2.30-3.30pm £2 per session. Run in conjunction with Age UK North Yorkshire


Village Hall, Thornton le Beans, Northallerton DL6 3SN. Tel 01609 774325

In village hall, Mondays noon-1pm


Sowerby Parochial Hall, The Flatts, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1LY. Tel 01845 574053

Small group classes and private tuition in Pilates and Nordic Walking. Cardio Tennis classes available seasonally. Instructor with therapy qualifications.


Northallerton, Bedale and Thirsk areas,. Tel 01609 748604

Classes in Nortallerton, Scruton, Sowerby, Sutton

Slimming World

Town Hall, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Tel 0844 892 0400

Monday 5.30pm & 7.30pm.

Thirsk & Sowerby Leisure Centre

Chapel Street, Thirsk YO7 1LU. Tel 01845 522447

Modern facility with a new top of the range Health & Fitness gym and studio and changing place facility. 25 metre main pool, a 12.5 metre teaching pool and a Sauna. Floodlit Pitch located at the High School. During school breaks our Hyper Holidays activities make us very popular!

Thirsk (Outdoor) Ladies Group

Tel 07531 093357 (Jacqueline)

A ladies cycling group and "goes at the pace of the slowest members". Our aim is to build in confidence and cycling skills. Meet on the first Tuesday of every month at 10am at the clock in the Market Place. Sometimes we stop at a cafe, and if the weather is awful we may just stay in a Thirsk cafe and chat.

T'ai Chi

Thirsk Leisure Centre, Chapel St, Thirsk YO7 1LU. Tel 07557 965042

Tai Chi classes for beginners: Mon - Thornton le Beans Village Hall 6pm; Tue - Thirsk Leisure Centre - 10am; Wed - Osmotherley village hall 10.30am; Wed - Tang Soo Do, Thornton le Beans Village Hall 4.45pm; Thu - Hambleton Leisure C 10.30am.

T'ai Chi Qigong

Parochial Church Hall, The Flatts, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1LY. Tel 01845 525020

Sowerby Parochial Hall, Mon 6.30 -7.30pm £5. Exercise to retain and improve flexibility, balance, co-ordination, control. Aids relaxation and concentration. Gentle and slow moving with the breath. Standing meditation, repetitive exercises, whole body warm-up and working on a form. Accessible.

T'ai Chi Qigong Association

Thirsk & Sowerby Town Hall, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Tel 01845 523734

Tuesdays 12.45-1.45pm beginners; 2-3pm improvers.


Town Hall, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS.

Tuesdays 10am and 6pm. Children welcome. 10-16 year olds can join if accompanied and with doctor's letter. Accessible.


Sowerby Parochial Hall, The Flatts, Sowerby, Thirsk YO7 1LY. Tel 01609 760218

Wednesday morning

Yoga (Iyengar)

Friends Meeting House, 24 Kirkgate, Thirsk YO7 1PL. Tel 01609 883293 / 07990 784081

Iyengar Yoga Classes. Every Tuesday 8-9pm. All abilities from beginners to more experienced students. Help improve stamina, strength, posture and flexibility. Also classes in Osmotherley & Northallerton.


Thirsk & Sowerby Town Hall, Westgate, Thirsk YO7 1QS. Tel 07800 794216

Zumba Gold: Tuesdays 11am-11.45am and Thursday 10am-10.45am. Zumba fitness: Monday and Thursday 6pm-7pm.


Sessay Village Hall, Sessay, Thirsk YO7 3BE. Tel 07800 794216

Zumba Gold Monday 9.30am-10.15am. Zumba fitness Wednesday 6pm-7pm.