skip to content

Festival of Wellbeing | 22 June - 26 June

 

THURSDAY 07 JULY

7.00am-7.45am

University of Cambridge Sports Centre

Studio Cycling

Indoor cycling class based on spinning principles providing an intense cardiovascular workout in a motivating group environment. Be prepared for tough hill sprints and speed intervals that will really push your physical and mental thresholds.

Booking opens: 08.00am on 01/07/16

For booking and additional information click here

10.00am-10.30am

Counselling Service

2 - 3 Bene't Place, Lensfield Road

Relaxation Workshop #4

Join a counsellor from the University Staff Counselling Service to unwind during your busy day – it may well make the rest of your day more relaxed and productive.

Limited places

Book your place here

11.00am-2.00pm

Seminar Room 3, Clinical School

Teacake and Ergonomics

Drop-in session facilitated by the Occupational Health team – designed to discuss and explain how musculoskeletal injuries occur and how they can be prevented on an individual basis.  A selection of ergonomic equipment will be available (both laboratory and computer) to view and try, with a selection of cakes available to eat!

Drop in session

12.00pm-1.00pm

Seminar Room 6

Clinical School  Addenbroke's Hospital

Tour of Addenbrooke’s Art

A short talk on the role of art in healthcare is followed by a tour of the art collections in Addenbrooke’s Hospital.

Book your place here

12.00pm-1.00pm

Boardroom, Greenwich House, Madingley Rise

Dementia: What It Is and How It Might Affect You?

Dr Laura Phipps from Alzheimer’s Research UK will explore what dementia is, what causes it and how it’s diagnosed, as well as discussing the treatment and support options available.

Book your place here

12.30pm-1.15pm

University of Cambridge Sports Centre

Squash Taster

This taster session is an ideal way to try out this fun, exhilarating, calorie burning sport.

Limited places

For booking and additional information click here

1.05pm-1.50pm

University of Cambridge Sports Centre

Circuits

Station-based exercise class using work intervals of 50 seconds. Body weight exercises and an assortment of fitness equipment including dumbbells, super bands, swiss balls, kettlebells and much more will be used! Great all round class which improves muscular and aerobic endurance.

Booking opens: 8.00am on 01/07/16

For booking and additional information click here

1.05pm-1.50pm

University of Cambridge Sports Centre

Yoga for Sports

Yoga for Sport will make an ideal addition to any sports training regime. It will help you to develop better breathing techniques whilst improving balance, flexibility, core strength, endurance and mental focus.

Booking opens: 8.00am on 01/07/16

For booking and additional information click here

6.30pm-7.15pm

University of Cambridge Sports Centre

Racquetball Taster

With many similarities to squash and played on the same court using a larger ball and shorter racket, this is a great game with easier hand-eye coordination and great fun. Come and give it a try!

Limited places

For booking and additional information click here

6.30pm-7.25pm

University of Cambridge Sports Centre

BODYPUMP™

Using light to moderate weights with lots of repetition, BODYPUMP™ gives you a total body workout. Instructors will coach you through the scientifically proven moves and techniques pumping out encouragement, motivation and great music – helping you achieve much more than on your own! You’ll leave the class feeling challenged and motivated, ready to come back for more.

Booking opens: 8.00am on 01/07/16

For booking and additional information click here

6.30pm-7.25pm

University of Cambridge Sports Centre

Zumba©

Zumba classes feature exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats. Before you know it, you'll be getting fit and your energy levels will be soaring! It's easy to do, effective and totally exhilarating.

Booking opens: 8.00am on 01/07/16

For booking and additional information click here