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Festival of Wellbeing | 22 June - 26 June

 

Thursday 30 June 

7.00am-9.00am                 

(6 sessions of 20 mins)

University of Cambridge Sports Centre

Health Check Up

Four health checks (Peak Flow, Blood Pressure, Body Fat and Hamstring/Back Flexibility) will be completed, which will give you an indication of your current health levels. Great as a starting point before you start exercising or to gauge your improvement over time if you currently exercise.

Note: the following guidelines should ideally be followed for participants completing this testing protocol: no eating or drinking 4 to 5 hours prior to the test, no exercise 12 hours prior to the test, no alcohol or caffeine consumption 24 hours prior to the test.

Limited places

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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.

Bookings open from 08.00am on 24/06/16

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12.30pm-1.15pm

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

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12.30pm-1.30pm

Hicks Room, University Centre

CAMbens - Drop In

The University offers employees a wide range of competitive benefits from health care cash plans to child care, bicycle and car hire schemes to shopping and insurance discounts. There’s something for everyone so come along to this drop-in session to find out more.

For an outline of the range of benefits currently available visit http://www.hr.admin.cam.ac.uk/pay-benefits/cambens-employee-benefits 

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.

Bookings open 08.00am on 24/06/16

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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.

Bookings open 08.00am on 24/06/16

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2.30pm - 3.30pm

Gates to Clare College in Trinity Lane

Tour of Clare College Gardens

The gardens of Clare College reflect a beauty and repose which belie their position, situated as they are in the middle of the city.

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3.00pm-3.30pm

Cairo Room, Greenwich House – West Cambridge

 

Relaxation Workshop #2

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.

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Additional sessions are being held on 4th & 7th July.  Please use relevant tabs above for those dates.

6.30pm-7.15pm

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

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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.

Bookings open 08.00am on 24/06/16

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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.

Bookings open 08.00am on 24/06/16

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