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Festival of Wellbeing | 22 June - 26 June

 

7.00 - 7.45am

University 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.

* Bookable from 8am, 21 June 2017

Bookings via: 01223 336 580  /  enquiries@sport.cam.ac.uk

7.00 - 9.30am

University Sports
Centre

Health Check Up

Four health checks (Peak Flow, Blood Pressure, Body Fat and Hamstring/Back Flexibility) will be completed in your 20 minute session, which will give you an indication of your current health levels. Great as a starting point before you begin exercising or to gauge your improvement over time if you curently exercise.

This event is fully booked

9.00 - 5.00pm

Seminar Room 7
Addenbrooke's

Revive Massage Sessions

As part of the Clinical School's Wellbeing Programme and the University's Festival of Wellbeing we are pleased to be able to offer a limited number of Revive Massage Sessions to Clinical School Staff.

The sessions will be offered by a trained massage therapist, Maria Teresa http://www.gctherapy.co.uk/.

The treatments are available in 25 min slots of either a head massage, a shoulder massage, or a hand and forearm massage.

As spaces are so limited please cancel your place if you are no longer able to attend to allow someone else to take your place.

To book your place, please visit: revive-massage-session2.eventbrite.co.uk  

10.00 – 11.00am

East Room,
Madingley Hall

Interactive Mental Health Discussion #1

This Twitter-inspired interactive discussion will encourage engagement amongst the group around the perception of mental health and the support available. Rob Earl will lead the friendly conversation, posing a series of questions for debate in an informal manner.

Further information can be found at https://robtalksblog.wordpress.com/

To book your place, please visit: https://imhd-1.eventbrite.co.uk

12:00 - 12.30pm

Great St Mary's Church

Tour: Great St Mary's Church

A guided tour around the University Church featuring its remarkable heritage and the significant role it has played in the history of the University and City of Cambridge over 800 years.  This will be followed by a chance to climb the tower for the best aerial view of Cambridge.

 

The tower climb is 123 spiral stairs in each direction; you need a strong heart on the way up and strong knees on the way down! Not recommended if you're claustrophobic.

 

Level access to the ground floor for wheelchair users and WC with disability aids.

 

This event is fully booked

 

12.30 - 1.30pm

Goldsmith Lecture Theatre
Dept. of MS&M

Speaking about the unspeakable. A network to promote men's health.

Men don't like to talk about their health, physical or mental. One man will have committed suicide whilst you read this. We need to put an end to it!

To book your place, please visit: https://menshealth2017.eventbrite.co.uk

 12.45 - 1.15pm

Great St Mary's Church

Tour: Great St Mary's Church

A guided tour around the University Church featuring its remarkable heritage and the significant role it has played in the history of the University and City of Cambridge over 800 years.  This will be followed by a chance to climb the tower for the best aerial view of Cambridge.

 

The tower climb is 123 spiral stairs in each direction; you need a strong heart on the way up and strong knees on the way down! Not recommended if you're claustrophobic.

 

Level access to the ground floor for wheelchair users and WC with disability aids.

 

This event is fully booked

 

1.05 - 1.50pm

University Sports
Centre

Metcon

Bored of your training routine? Then why not try Metabolic Conditioning training! This is a high intensity training class where the routine is changed regularly to keep the body guessing.

* Bookable from 8am, 21 June 2017

Bookings via: 01223 336 580  /  enquiries@sport.cam.ac.uk

2.00 - 3.00pm

New Museums Site

Tour: David Attenborough Building

A tour of the recently opened David Attenborough Building (New Museums Site), home of the Cambridge Conservation Initiative and new focal point for biodiversity research.

To book your place, please visit: https://attenboroughbuilding.eventbrite.co.uk

5.30 - 6.25pm

University Sports
Centre

Boxercise®

Boxercise is based on the training concepts boxers use to keep fit. Punching, skipping, ducking and weaving are combined with body weight exercises, burpees, shuttle runs, press ups and more!

Bookings via: 01223 336 580  /  enquiries@sport.cam.ac.uk

6.30 - 7.25pm

University 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, helping you achieve much more than on your own!

Bookings via: 01223 336 580  /  enquiries@sport.cam.ac.uk