Ageing Well logoWe run many Ageing Well physical activity sessions suitable for older people across Somerset and North Somerset.

Ageing Well is a national programme managed by Age UK and supported by Somerset County Council.


What classes are available near me?

Find sessions in your local area by clicking on the + next to your District, or use the links below to download booklets showing all the classes in Somerset and North Somerset.

Mendip

Name of Session  When? Venue Address What?  How much? 
Chair based Mature Movers - Frome (Mondays) Mondays 12pm -1pm Frome Medical Practice Enos Way, Frome BA11 2FH Fun session led by Jo Fordham with a range of gentle movements.  Suitable for all abilities. £4.00
Chair based Mature Movers - Frome (Fridays) Fridays 10am-11am Frome Medical Practice Enos Way, BA11 2FH Fun session led by Jo Fordham with a range of gentle movements.  Suitable for all abilities. £4.00
Chair based Mature Movers - Shepton Mallet Wednesdays 11am-12noon Shepton Mallet Leisure Centre Charlton Road, Shepton Mallet BA4 5PG Fun session with Lee Rogan with a range of gentle movements.  Suitable for all abilities.  £4.00
Extend Movement to Music - Street Tuesdays 12noon - 1pm Crispin Community Centre, Leigh Road, Street, BA16 0HA Extend Movement to Music session with Chris Burtt.  Suitable for the older adult and those less able. Fun to music!  The session involves both seated and standing elements and is uplifting and helps balance, co-ordination and circulation boosting.   £4.00
Extend Movement to Music - Wells Tuesdays 10am-11am Town Hall Market Place, Wells, BA5 2RB Extend Movement to Music session with Chris Burtt.  Suitable for the older adult and those less able. Fun to music!  The session involves both seated and standing elements and is uplifting and helps balance, co-ordination and circulation boosting.   £4.00

Sedgemoor

Name of Session  When? Venue Address What?  How much? 
Yoga Stretch & Flex - Axbridge
Mondays 10:15am-11:15am Axbridge Town Hall The Square, Axbridge BS26 2AP Gentle inclusive Yoga session run by Jo Willis. Gently combines breathing, relaxation movements to balance the mind and improve flexibility.  Can aid posture by teaching relaxation. All welcome £4.00
Mature Movers - Bridgwater Tuesdays 2:30pm-3:30pm Westfield Church Hall West Street, Bridgwater TA6 7EU Gentle exercise to music with Michelle Golding.  Choreographed, fun and lively, mainly standing with a seated element. £4.00
Tai Chi - Bridgwater Thursdays 10:00am-11:30am Trinity Hall St Saviours Avenue TA6 3NZ Tai Chi with Cheryl Mountford. Slow movements, focusing on breathing and the mental component of training as opposed to vigorous bodily movements.  Good for balance, co-ordination and leg strength. £5.00
Yoga, Stretch & Flex - Bridgwater Class is currently full, please contact us for details. Sydenham Community Centre Parkway, Bridgwater TA6 4QZ Session with Ivy Thorne £4.00
Stay Strong Stay Steady - Bridgwater Contact us for details - this class is by referral only West Bow House West Street, Bridgwater TA6 3RT Session to help you stay strong and steady by building up muscle and balance to avoid falls. £4.00
Flexercise- Active in Age - Cannington Mondays 2:30pm-3:30pm United Reform Church High St, Cannington TA6 7HD Gentle and fun chair-based activities with Eileen McDonald. 
Extend Movement to Music - Cheddar Fridays 2:00pm-3:00pm Cheddar Village Hall Church Street, Cheddar BS27 3RA Extend Movement to Music session with Chris Burtt.  Suitable for the older adult and those less able. Fun to music!  The session involves both seated and standing elements and is uplifting and helps balance, co-ordination and circulation boosting.   £4.00
Tai Chi for Health- Chilton Polden Contact us for details.
Chilton Polden Village Hall Priory Road, Chilton Polden, nr Bridgwater, TA7 9EH Tai Chi for Health with Maya Carrington. Gentle, repeated movements which are easy to follow and great for mind and body. Can be done seated or standing. £4.00
Tai Chi - Highbridge Thursdays 12noon-1pm Highbridge Community Hall Market Street, Highbridge, TA9 3BW Tai Chi with Cheryl Mountford. Slow movements, focusing on breathing and the mental component of training as opposed to vigorous bodily movements.  Good for balance, co-ordination and leg strength. All welcome.  £4.00
NEW! Line Dancing - Highbridge Tuesdays 2.30pm-3.30pm Highbridge Community Hall Market Street, Highbridge, TA9 3BW Fun, easy to follow choreographed moves, traditionally in Lines! Led by Margaret Hazelton. £4.00
Dunk's Easy Dance - Nether Stowey
Wednesdays 1:00pm-2:00pm Nether Stowey Village Hall Lime Street, Nether Stowey, TA5 1NH All sorts of dance combined to make a popular, fun, easy to follow dance session led by Duncan Hume.  Adapted for older adults.  No previous experience necessary.  £4.00
Flexercise - Spaxton Wednesdays 2:30pm-3:30pm (fortnightly) Spaxton Village Hall High Street, Spaxton TA5 1BS Gentle chair-based fun and activity session with Eileen McDonald and Margaret Boyd. All welcome. £2.00

South Somerset

Name of Session  When? Venue Address What?  How much? 
Seated Yoga, Stretch and Flex - Barrington Mondays 11:15am-12:15pm Barrington Village Hall Barrington TA19 0JE Seated yoga with Anne Bond.  Gently combines breathing and relaxation movements to balance the mind and improve flexibility.   £4.00
Mature Movers - Chard Mondays 10:30am-11:30am Guildhall Fore Street, Chard, TA20 1PP Movement to Music, choreographed, fun and lively, mainly standing with a seated element.  Session led by Marion Cooper. All welcome. £4.00
Yoga - Chard Wednesdays 2:30pm-3:30pm Guildhall Fore Street, Chard, TA20 1PP Gentle yoga session led by Angela Shannon. gently combines breathing, relaxation movements to balance the mind and improve flexibility.  Can aid posture by teaching relaxation. All welcome. £4.00
Chair based Mature Movers - Crewkerne Thursday 11am-12noon Bowhayes Lodge Furland Rod, Crewkerne TA18 8DD Chair based movement to music exercise class with Ann Edgar.  Suggestion donations £1
Flexercise & Line Dancing - East Chinnock  Tuesdays 2:00pm-3:00pm East Chinnock Village Hall Weston Street, East Chinnock, BA22 9EQ Gentle fun exercise session with Shirley Allnutt. The last Tuesday of the month is Line Dancing!  All welcome, no experience needed.
£2.00
Yoga, Stretch & Flex - Kingsbury Episcopi STARTS 6th November, then Mondays 1.30pm - 2.30pm Church Hall Kingsbury Episcopi, TA12 6AU Gentle inclusive Yoga session. Gently combines breathing & relaxation movements. All welcome £4.00
Seated Yoga, Stretch and Flex - Langport Mondays 9:30am-10:30am Great Bow Wharf Bow Street, Langport, TA10 9PN Seated Yoga with Anne Bond. gently combines breathing, relaxation movements to balance the mind and improve flexibility.  Can aid posture by teaching relaxation. All welcome. £4.00
Seated Yoga, Stretch and Flex - Martock Wednesday 11.30am-12:30pm Martock Parish Hall Church Street, Martock, TA12 6JL Seated Yoga with Anne Bond. Combines breathing, relaxation movements to balance the mind and improve flexibility.  Can aid posture by teaching relaxation. All welcome. £4.00
Extend Movement to Music - Somerton Mondays 10:30am-11:30am Somerton Parish Rooms Market Square, Somerton, TA11 7NB Extend Movement to Music session with Chris Burtt.  Suitable for the older adult and those less able. Fun to music!  The session involves both seated and standing elements and is uplifting and helps balance, co-ordination and circulation boosting.   £4.00
Seated Yoga, Stretch and Flex - South Petherton Wednesdays 2:15pm-3:15pm Methodist Church Hall Palmer Street, South Petherton, TA13 5DB Seated Yoga with Anne Bond.  Gently combines breathing and relaxation movements to balance the mind and improve flexibility. 
£4.00
Gentle exercise, relaxation and breathing - Tatworth Mondays 2:00pm-3:00pm Church Room Waterlake Road, Tatworth, TA20 2NZ Gentle exercise, relaxation and breathing with Angela Shannon. All welcome. £5.00
Seated Yoga, Stretch and Flex - West Coker Wednesdays 9:45am-10:45pm Commemorative Hall High Street, West Coker, BA22 9AS Seated yoga with Anne Bond.  Gently combines breathing and relaxation movements to balance the mind and improve flexibility. 
£4.00
Line Dancing - Yeovil Thursdays 11:00am-12noon Milford Hall Milford Road, Yeovil, BA21 4QD Fun Line Dancing session with Tracy Axe. Easy to follow dance moves, traditionally in Lines! All welcome. £4.00
Movement to Music - Yeovil Mondays 10:30am-11:30am Milford Hall Milford Road, Yeovil, BA21 4QD Movement to Music session with Della Alonzi. All welcome. £4.00
Stay Strong, Stay Steady - Yeovil Contact us for details - this class is by referral only Malmesbury Court The Cleve, Yeovil, BA21 3ST Session to help you stay strong and steady by building up muscle and balance to avoid falls £4.00
Shibashi Tai Chi for Health - Milford Hall, Yeovil Tuesdays 10:00am-11:00am Milford Hall Milford Road, Yeovil BA21 4QD Tai Chi session with John Hough. Gentle, repeated movements which are easy to follow and great for mind and body. Can be done seated or standing. £2.00
Shibashi Tai Chi for Health - St John's Road, Yeovil  Wednesdays 2-3pm St John's Road Retirement Living Scheme St John's Road, Yeovil, BA21 5QA Shibashi Tai Chi with Derek Bourne. Gentle, repeated movements which are easy to follow and great for mind and body. Can be done seated or standing. Suggested donation £2

Taunton Deane

Name of Session  When? Venue Address What?  How much? 
Flexercise - Bishops Hull Mondays 2.30pm-3.30pm Malthouse Court Bishops Hull, TA1 5HN Gentle fun chair based session with Ann Wilson. 
Gentle Exercise Class - Milverton  Mondays 10:00am-11:00am Victoria Rooms Fore Street, Milverton TA4 1JU Gentle session for Mature Movers with Michelle Golding. All welcome. £4.50
Flexercise - North Curry Wednesdays 1.30-2.30pm North Curry Health Centre Greenway, North Curry, TA3 6NQ Gentle fun chair based session led by Denise Walker.
Tai Chi - Norton Fitzwarren Mondays 1:30pm-2:45pm from 18th Sept Norton Fitzwarren Village Hall Station Road, TA2 6RQ Tai Chi session led by Malcolm Droy. Slow movements and breathing - helps to reduce falls as good for balance, co-ordination and leg strength. £4.00
Flexercise - Bernard Taylor Homes, Taunton Tuesdays 2:30pm-3:30pm Bernard Taylor Homes Magdalene Street, Taunton, TA1 1SG Flexercise, Active in Age session led by Pat Pike
Flexercise -  Lisieux Way, Taunton  Mondays 2:00pm-4:00pm Methodist Church Hall Lisieux Way, Taunton, TA1 2BL Gentle fun chair-based session with Avril Hooley. All welcome.
£2.00
Flexercise - Taunton Baptist Church Fridays 10:00am-11:00am Taunton Baptist Church 19 Silver Street, Taunton, TA1 3DH Gentle fun chair-based session with Gillian Turner. All welcome.

Mature Movers - Taunton Tuesdays 10:00am-11:00am YMCA Lisieux Way, Taunton, TA1 2BL Mature movers session with Michelle Golding. Movement to Music, choreographed, fun and lively, mainly standing with a seated element. All welcome. £4.00
Stay Strong, Stay Steady - Taunton Contact us for details - this class is by referral only Kilkenny Court Station Approach, Taunton, TA2 7QL Session to help you stay strong and steady by building up muscle and balance to avoid falls. Led by Michelle Golding. £4.00
Chair based Mature Movers - Wellington Tuesdays 2:00pm-3:00pm Wellington Medical Practice Mantle Street, Wellington, TA21 8BD Gentle chair-based exercise led by Corinne Worth. All welcome. £4.00
Mature Movers - Scout HQ, Wellington Tuesdays 10am-11am The Scout HQ 6 Fore Street, Wellington, TA21 8AQ Mature movers session with Corinne Worth. Movement to Music, choreographed, fun and lively, mainly standing with a seated element. £4.00
Stay Strong, Stay Steady - Wellington Contact us for details - this class is by referral only Lodge Close Welllington, TA21 8JN Session to help you stay strong and steady by building up muscle and balance to avoid falls. Led by Michelle Golding. £4.00
Tea Dance - Wellington Mondays 2:00pm-4:00pm Wellington Rugby Club Corams Lane, Wellington, TA21 8LL Fun tea dancing session with Tony Waite £1.50
Tai Chi, Shibashi for Health - Wellington Mondays 2:00pm-3:00pm Lodge Close Wellington, TA21 8JN Shibashi Tai Chi with Jackie Bradford. Gentle, repeated movements which are easy to follow and great for mind and body. Can be done seated or standing. £4.00
60+ Activities, Fun and Friendship - Wellington Wednesdays 11:00am-12noon Wellington Rugby Club Corams Lane, Wellington, TA21 8LL Friendly Activities, Fun and Friendship session for the over 60's, with Rita Orme and Pat South. All welcome. £1.50

West Somerset

Name of Session  When? Venue Address What?  How much? 
Swimming for 50+ - Minehead

Mondays 8:30am-9:30am

(times may change during school holidays).

Butlins Splash Minehead, TA24 5SH Just turn up and swim, no formalities, no teaching, no pre booking required. £4.00
Tea Dance - Minehead Monthly.  Starts 6th October then first Fridays 2pm-4pm
St John's Ambulance Hall
North Road, Minehead, TA24 5QW
Fun tea dancing session with David Jones. £3.50
Table Tennis, Fun and Friendship - Minehead Fridays 10:00am-12noon Lawns Community Centre Off Townsend Road, Minehead TA24 5QP Fun table tennis session with Tony Jones.  Sociable Ping Pong, with refreshments, suitable for those returning to the game, or want to learn, great fun. All welcome. £2.50
NEW! Mature Movers - Minehead Tuesdays 3.30-4.30pm Sainsbury Hall Sainsbury Road, Minehead TA24 8JZ Fun for all abilities.  Easy to follow choreographed movements to music. Mainly lively and standing with a seated element. £4.00
NEW! Tai Chi Shibashi - Minehead Tuesdays 2pm-3pm  Sainsbury Hall Sainsbury Road, Minehead TA24 8JZ Slow, easy to follow, gentle movements and breathing - helps to reduce falls as good for balance, co-ordination and leg strength. Suitable for all abilities £4.00
Dunk's Easy Dance - Old Cleeve Fridays 12pm-1pm Old Cleeve Community Hall  Old Cleeve, TA24 6HJ Fun dance session with Duncan Hume. All sorts of dance combined to make a fun, easy to follow session, adapted for older adults.  No previous experience necessary. £4.00
Dunk's Easy Dance - Roadwater Fridays 10am-11am Roadwater Village Hall Roadwater, TA23 0QY Fun dance session with Duncan Hume. All sorts of dance combined to make a fun, easy to follow session, adapted for older adults.  No previous experience necessary. £4.00
Pilates - Roadwater Wednesdays 10am-11am Roadwater Village Hall Roadwater, TA23 0QY Friendly Pilates session with Duncan Hume. All welcome. £4.00
Dunk's Easy Dance - Stogursey Wednesdays 11:30am-12:30pm Stogursey Victory Hall Stogursey, TA5 1RN Fun dance session with Duncan Hume. All welcome. £4.00
Table Tennis - Watchet Mondays 2pm-4pm Watchet Community Centre Bay Lane, Watchet TA23 0UG Fun and friendly table tennis session with Pam Laws. All welcome. £2.00
Dunk's Easy Dance - Wheddon Cross Tuesdays 10am-11am Moorland Hall Wheddon Cross, TA24 7DU Fun dance session with Duncan Hume. All welcome. £4.00
Chair Based Exercise for Everyday Living - Williton Hospital Thursdays 10am-11am Williton Hospital North Road, Williton, TA4 4RA Gentle chair based activity session led by Shirley Dee.
Stay Strong, Stay Steady - Williton Contact us for details - this class is by referral only Danesborough View Williton, TA4 4SH Session to help you stay strong and steady by building up muscle and balance to avoid falls. Led by Michelle Golding. £4.00

North Somerset

These are the sessions organised directly by us, for other sessions please use the link below to download the leaflet.

 
Name of Session  When? Venue Address What?  How much? 
Flexercise - Backwell Fridays 10.30am-11.30am Lawnside Church Lane, Backwell BS48 3JP Gentle chair-based fun activity with Janet Stone. All welcome.  
Extend Movement to Music - Clevedon Tuesdays 12noon to 1pm Clevedon Baptist Church Hall Clevedon, BS21 6NH Extend Movement to Music session.  Suitable for over 60s and those less able, much fun to music and helps balance, co-ordination and circulation.  Both seated and standing elements (inclusive). All welcome.   £4.00
Flexercise - Clifton Court, Clevedon Mondays 11.30am-12.30pm Clifton Court Churchill Avenue, Clevedon BS21 6QS Gentle chair-based exercise with Victoria Kubiak.  
Seated Yoga, Breathe, Stretch & Flex - Easton in Gordano Mondays 9:45am-10:45am St George's Church Hall Priory Road, Easton in Gordano, BS20 0PA Gently combines breathing &  relaxation movements to balance the mind and improve flexibility.  Can aid posture and is said to help lower blood pressure. All welcome. £4.00
Extend Movement to Music - Nailsea Wednesdays 2:30pm-3:30pm Wesley Methodist Church Centre 74-76 Silver Street, Nailsea BS48 2DS Extend Movement to Music session.  Suitable for over 60s and those less able, much fun to music and helps balance, co-ordination and circulation.  Both seated and standing elements (inclusive). All welcome.   £4.00
Extend Movement to Music - Pill Wednesdays 10:30am-11:30am Pill Community Centre Church Lane, Pill BS20 0AE Extend Movement to Music session.  Suitable for over 60s and those less able, much fun to music and helps balance, co-ordination and circulation.  Both seated and standing elements (inclusive). All welcome.   £4.00
Breathe, Stretch and Flex - Portishead Tuesdays 11:15am-12:15pm Methodist Church Wesley Centre High Street, Portishead BS20 6EN Gently combines breathing &  relaxation movements to balance the mind and improve flexibility.  Can aid posture and is said to help lower blood pressure. All welcome. £4.00
Flexercise - St Peter's Lodge, Portishead Class is open - please contact us for dates & times St Peter's Lodge High Street, Portishead, BS20 6PJ Gentle chair-based exercise with Catherine Crook.  
Flexercise - Waverley Court, Portishead Wednesdays 4pm-5pm Waverley Court Forth Avenue, Portishead, BS20 7NY Gentle chair-based exercise with Margaret James.  
Extend Movement to Music - Weston super Mare Fridays 10am-11am United Reform Church The Boulevard, Weston super Mare, BS23 1LF Extend Movement to Music session.  Suitable for over 60s and those less able, much fun to music and helps balance, co-ordination and circulation.  Both seated and standing elements (inclusive). All welcome.   £4.00
Flexercise - Pegasus Court, Weston super Mare Class full (Mondays 10.30am-11.30am) Pegasus Court 58 Beach Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 4AL Gentle chair-based fun activity.  
Flexercise - Clarence House, Weston super Mare Starts 6th Sept. Class full (Wednesdays 10.30am-11.30am) Clarence House 17 Clarence Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 9AS Gentle chair-based fun activity.  
Tai Chi - Seated and standing - Knightstone House, Weston super Mare Tuesdays 11am-12noon Knightstone House Lower Bristol Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 2PG  With Les Cornford. Easy to follow, gentle movements, great for mind and body.
Donations
NEW! Chair based Movement to Music - Weston super Mare Wednesdays, 2-3pm Milton Baptist Church Hall Baytree Road, Weston super Mare BS22 8HJ Gentle chair-based Movement to Music led by Pauline Thomas.  Donations
Staying Steady for Seniors (Beginners) - Weston super Mare Fridays 10am-11am Clarence Park Baptist Church Walliscote Road, Weston super Mare BS23 1ED With Cheryl Mountford. Slow movements and breathing rather than vigorous bodily movements.  Good for balance, co-ordination and leg strength. £4.00
Staying Steady for Seniors (Experienced) - Weston super Mare Fridays 11am-12noon Clarence Park Baptist Church Walliscote Road, Weston super Mare, BS23 1ED With Cheryl Mountford. Slow movements and breathing rather than vigorous bodily movements.  Good for balance, co-ordination and leg strength. For more experienced attendees £4.00
Extend Movement to Music - Worle, Weston super Mare Fridays 11.45am-12.45pm Worle Baptist Church Rawlins Avenue, Worle, Weston super Mare BS22 7FN Extend Movement to Music session.  Suitable for over 60s and those less able, much fun to music and helps balance, co-ordination and circulation.  Both seated and standing elements (inclusive). All welcome.   £4.00
Chair Based Movement to Music - Worle, Weston super Mare Tuesdays 2.30-3.30 Tamar Court Tamar Road, Worle, North Somerset BS22 6LF Chair based fun activity led by Pauline Thomas Free
Flexercise - Knightstone Place, Worle, Weston super Mare Mondays 11am-12noon Knightstone Place 215 High Street, Worle, BS22 6JT
Chair based fun activity session.  
Tai Chi for all abilities - Winscombe Fridays 2pm-3pm Winscombe Community Centre Sandford Road, Winscombe, BS35 1JA Tai Chi for all abilities with Cheryl Mountford. Slow movements and breathing and the mental component of training as opposed to vigorous bodily movements.  Good for balance, co-ordination and leg strength.  All welcome. £4.00
Extend Movement to Music - Yatton Tuesdays 2pm-3pm Yatton Village Hall The Causeway, Yatton, BS49 4HL Extend Movement to Music session.  Suitable for over 60s and those less able, much fun to music and helps balance, co-ordination and circulation.  Both seated and standing elements (inclusive). All welcome.   £4.00

 

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classes taking place in Somerset

classes taking place in North Somerset  

Our leaflets listing all of our exercise sessions

Sometimes classes have a break over the holidays or may not take place due to staff illness, etc.  Before attending a class for the first time please call us to check on 01823 345626, complete the contact form below, or email ageingwell@ageuksomerset.org.uk


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