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Festival of Wellbeing

 

07:00 - 07:30

University Sports Centre

CXWORX™

Exercising muscles around the core, CXWORX™ provides the vital ingredient for a stronger body. A stronger core makes you better at all things you do, from everyday life to your favourite sports - it’s the glue that holds everything together. All the moves in CXWORX have options, so it’s challenging but achievable for your own level of fitness.

During the 30-minute workout trained instructors guide you through correct technique as you work with resistance tubes and weight plates, as well as body weight exercises like crunches, and hovers. You will also get into some hip, butt and lower back exercises

* Booking details available 29 June 

Bookings via enquiries@sport.cam.ac.uk
In your email please include the date and time of your prefered session, your name and CRSID. 

12:00 - 13:00 

Newnham College     

Bad Work Destroys Wellbeing – But What Makes Work Good?

Professor Dame Carol Black's Annual Wellbeing Lecture; Integrating traditional Occupational Safety and Health protection programmes with the wider determinants of health in the workplace - stress, quality of management and leadership, autonomy, flexibility - is not easy to achieve, and many barriers, especially cultural ones, must be overcome.

The lecture will take and international lens and look at progress around the world in achieving this highly desirable goal. Total Worker Health, when properly embedded, impacts the wellbeing, not only of workers, but also of their families, communities and the economy.

To book your place, please click here        

12:00 - 13:00 

CRUK

Addenbrooke's Site 

Nature Walk 

Join us for our second nature walk in West Cambridge. We will be on the lookout for butterflies, yellowhammers and even muncjac.

To book your place, please click here

12:15 - 12:45

University Sports Centre

Les Mills Grit™    

30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout, designed to improve strength and build lean muscle. Using barbell, weight plate and body weight exercises to blast all major muscle groups.

Takes cutting edge HIIT and combines it with powerful music and inspirational coaches who will be down on the floor with you, motivating you to go harder to get fit, fast.

* Booking details available 29 June  

Bookings via enquiries@sport.cam.ac.uk
In your email please include the date and time of your prefered session, your name and CRSID.    

12:30 - 13:30 

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Museum Mindfulness (Object Handling)

In this practical workshop, see how mindfulness can be used to deepen your appreciation of museums and how museums can assist with mental health.

Mindfulness is a form of meditation that asks you to bring your full attention to the present moment.

Read more on the booking link.   

To book your place, please click here        

13:00 - 14:00

Whipple Museum of the History of Science

Tour and Draw

Amongst our beautiful Jacobean architecture, find a calm space at the Whipple Museum of the History of Science and get creative.

Not sure where to start? Join us at 1pm for a short tour – we’ll point out hidden gems, ornate craftsmanship and impressive designs. Then get stuck in! All drawing resources and extra chairs provided.

Please bear in mind that food cannot be eaten inside the museum.

To book your place, please click here 

13:00 - 14:30

DAMTP 

Clarkson Road

Explore Your Wellbeing with LEGO

In this workshop you will explore what wellbeing means to you and how you could enhance yours. The workshop will use the LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® facilitation method to help explore complex topics.

Building with LEGO® bricks and using LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® facilitation will make sure that you, and the others in the group, contribute equally and understand each other. It will stimulate your thinking, communication and, problem solving skills and create an environment with insight, confidence and commitment. Your possibilities for learning are enormous.

Read more on the booking link. 

To book your place, please click here     

13:05 - 13:50

University Sports Centre

Ballet Barre      

A low impact, total body workout that will appeal to everyone. Small isometric contractions are performed and integrated with an interval training approach that improves cardiovascular fitness. Posture, flexibility, stamina and core strength improve, resulting in a body that is realigned, rebalanced and works harmoniously and efficiently.

* Booking details available 29 June 

Bookings via enquiries@sport.cam.ac.uk
In your email please include the date and time of your prefered session, your name and CRSID. 

13:05 - 13:50

University Sports Centre

Bodypump™

The original barbell class. 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 details available 29 June 

Bookings via enquiries@sport.cam.ac.uk
In your email please include the date and time of your prefered session, your name and CRSID. 

13:05 - 13:50

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. You will be pushed to your limits for maximum calorie burn!

* Booking details available 29 June 

Bookings via enquiries@sport.cam.ac.uk
In your email please include the date and time of your prefered session, your name and CRSID. 

14:30 - 16:00

Institute of Continuing Education

Ever Wondered How to Fillet a Fish or Make the Perfect Soufflé?

Here is your chance - come along and see demonstrations by two of our Madingley Hall Chefs. There will be an opportunity for you to put into practice what you have learnt.

To book your place, please click here 

17:30 - 18:25

University Sports Centre

Circuits

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

* Booking details available 29 June 

Bookings via enquiries@sport.cam.ac.uk
In your email please include the date and time of your prefered session, your name and CRSID. 

18:30 - 19:25

University Sports Centre

Yoga

A yoga class which, via a series of postures, internal dynamics and breathing techniques, encourages a deeper understanding and control of the physical body.

* Booking details available 29 June 

Bookings via enquiries@sport.cam.ac.uk
In your email please include the date and time of your prefered session, your name and CRSID. 

19:25 - 19:55

University Sports Centre

Les Mills Grit™

30-minute high-intensity interval training (HIIT) workout, designed to improve strength and build lean muscle. Using barbell, weight plate and body weight exercises to blast all major muscle groups. Takes cutting edge HIIT and combines it with powerful music and inspirational coaches who will be down on the floor with you, motivating you to go harder to get fit, fast.

* Booking details available 29 June 

Bookings via enquiries@sport.cam.ac.uk
In your email please include the date and time of your prefered session, your name and CRSID.