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Health, Fitness and Personal Development

Our health and fitness section this year, include the very popular Yoga for Men and new for this year is our Archery course.


Most of our courses run for three terms in 10 week blocks and it is planned that these courses will continue throughout the year if there is sufficient student interest. It may be possible to join them depending on whether there are any spaces and you are at the correct level. Please contact us to find out.


Our courses are designed to provide a range of activities at a variety of levels. For example those with "Gently" in the title are specifically designed for the older learner and we run specific classes such as our increasingly popular 'Yoga for Men'. Courses stress all-round exercise suitable for a wide range of abilities and are taught by well qualified and committed tutors. Whatever your age and health, fitness is central to overall well-being. Our classes are often very popular and early enrolment is recommended.


If you need further information and guidance then please contact us on 01825 761820.


Fitness and Dance Courses on Offer This Year



Archery for Beginners

This was offered for the first time last autumn and proved very popular, so if you'd like to find out about this ancient sport book now and give it a go.


Introduction to Meditation - NEW!

As an extension to our programme of Yoga courses, we're offering this new course.



Yoga is a holistic approach to health focusing on postures, breathing and relaxation. It is a very valuable tool for the reduction of stress and increasing mobility. The more advanced course gives consideration to meditative techniques. We offer a variety of courses and levels which will encourage students to work within their personal movement range.


Yoga for Men

This is becoming an increasing popular course that is designed to cater for male students of all abilities. The course enables students to develop and maintain the holistic health benefits associated with yoga through movement, breathing, relaxation and meditation and to develop a range of strategies to deal with daily stress.


Belly Dancing

This is an alluring and rhythmical style of dance which is excellent for flexibility, developing coordination and improving posture as well as great fun to do. ACRES offers both beginners, improvers and all ability classes at Crowborough and Uckfield. Please see our Course Information Sheets for further advice.


Movement and Dance Gently

This fun and popular course is designed for the older learner. It uses a range of enjoyable styles of dance which promote all round health. During the course you will learn simple dances with props as well as relevant health issues.