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Stay Strong, Stay Steady sessions are special classes which help to reduce falls and improve balance, strength and confidence. 

These sessions can help you to:

  • Rebuild your muscle strength
  • Improve your balance
  • Reduce your risk of falls
  • Stay confident
  • Maintain your independence
  • Have fun and enjoy life!

The sessions are led by qualified instructors, take place at venues across the whole of Somerset and are a joint venture with Age UK Somerset and Somerset County Council.

These classes are open to everyone wherever you live.  You will need to complete a short health questionnaire before starting your class.


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Locations of our Stay Strong, Stay Steady sessions

Bridgwater - St Georges Parish Centre, Wembdon
Burnham on Sea - Community Centre, Chichester Close
Chard - The Guildhall
Frome - Christ  Church Parish Hall
Martock - Bearley House
Minehead -   Hospital
South Petherton - Pitway Community Room, Yarlington
Taunton  - 2 locations
Wellington - Lodge Close, Wellington, TD Housing
Wells - The Town Hall
Williton - Danesborough View, Magna Housing
Wincanton - The Memorial Hall
Yeovil – 2 venues.

Locations of our current Stay Strong, Stay Steady sessions

How to join a Stay Strong, Stay Steady session

Before you can join a session we ask you to please complete this short health questionnaire/referral form. If you would prefer us to send you a paper copy please call the Ageing Well team on 01823 345626 or email

Health Walks in Somerset

Here are some group walking sessions that take place in Somerset (not organised by Age UK Somerset).



Tuesday 26th March:

  • Keepers Combe (meet at Quantock Lodge Car Park ST188375) - 11:00am


Wednesday 27th March:

  • Marine Cove Gardens (meet inside the Gardens on Burnham-on-Sea seafront) - 10:00am
  • Wembdon Village - (meet at Wembdon Church) - 10:30am
  • Somerset Bridge Medical Centre - (meet inside) - 12:30pm

Friday 29th March:

  • Westfield Buggy Walk - (meet at Westfield Church Cafe) - 9:30am

Saturday 30th March:

  • Bridgwater & Surroundings - (meet at the White Feather Coffee Co.) - 11:00am

Taunton Deane

Health walks in Taunton Deane


South Somerset

Health walks in South Somerset


Health Walks in Mendip

West Somerset

Health Walks in West Somerset

Some exercises to help prevent falls.

Find out what you can do to prevent a fall

Tips to prevent falls

For more information or if you have any questions please contact the Ageing Well team.

Phone:  01823 345626