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Physical Activities & Exercise

  • Location: Age UK North, South & West Dorset
  • Price: Costs may vary
Call 01305 269444 for more info

Please note, this service is not available outside Age UK North South West Dorset - Head Office's catchment area.

Age UK North, South & West Dorset
Units 1&2, 5 Crown Square
United Kingdom

Telephone: 01305 269444

We offer exercise classes to help keep you active, regular exercise can support you in many ways.
Here are just some of the benefits:

- Exercising can boost your mood and energy levels
- It reduces you risk of falls by helping to strengthen your muscles
- Helps you to maintain a healthy weight
- It can also help you to meet new people!

Our groups are facilitated by trained staff who will provide you with a warm welcome.

If you would like to book one of our exercise sessions, please call us 01305 269444 or email

Seated Vitality Exercise

Seated Vitality seated exercise, offers gentle chair based exercises that are designed to improve confidence, increase stability, improve mobility and balance, strengthen muscles, improve posture, most importantly help prevent falls and lessen the impact a fall can have on the body.

Staff are trained in facilitating older persons exercise sessions using an holistic approach. The class is kept to a maximum of 14 attendees and each client has an assessment of capability when they join. The class tutor guides each client through the session using a person-centred approach. The tutor will also identify any other services within Age UK North, South & West Dorset that may benefit the client.

We offer a face to face session in Dorchester, at the Dorchester YMCA, Mondays 1.30-2.30pm and sessions are charged at £6 weekly, or a block booking of 4 weeks is £20. You must pre register before attending.

Online Classes

We also offer out Seated Vitality classes online via zoom, our weekly group is a great way to exercise in the comfort of your own home!