EXTEND provides gentle exercise to music for older people and for anyone of any age with a disability. Our mission is to promote health, increase mobility and independence, improve strength, co-ordination and balance and to counteract loneliness and isolation.
EXTEND is an excellent choice of affordable exercise for people with a disability and the older person to challenge their fitness levels, from the very active to the not so active.
Whether you are recently retired or determined to improve your fitness level, EXTEND can help you to achieve this. EXTEND classes will always contain 20 minutes of seated exercise, but do not be discouraged as seated exercises can be very active. You will be very surprised at just how much active exercise can be performed whilst sitting in a chair.
Our qualified EXTEND teachers are trained in a unique way to make exercise fun but at the same time safe. Therefore, reducing the symptoms of age related conditions and improving mobility for those who have disabilities.
Regular weekly classes are a great way of making new friends and are mostly held during the day. The sessions usually last for one hour with a small interval for tea/coffee and a chat.