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Festival of Wellbeing

 

07:00 - 09:30

University Sports Centre 

Health Check Ups

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 currently exercise.

* All sessions are now full

07.00 - 07:45

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.

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

10:00 - 15:00 

Various time slots

Institute of Continuing Education

Carefree Canines

Back by popular demand, half a dozen delightful dogs will grace the grounds of Madingley Hall and are looking for some friends to play and walk with. There is nothing to make worries disappear quite like stroking a happy dog, playing fetch or simply strolling with your companion in a beautiful setting.

Session times :- 10.00 - 10.30am | 10.30 - 11.00am | 11.00 - 11.30am | 11.30 - 12.00pm | 1.00 - 1.30pm | 1.30 - 2.00pm | 2.00 - 2.30pm | 2.30 - 3.00pm

To select your time slot, please click here 

12:00 - 12:45 

University Library 

Tower Tours at the University Library

At 157 feet tall Cambridge University Library’s tower is its most recognisable feature, and can be seen for miles around. This tour of the tower, normally accessible only to Library staff, reveals some of the secrets held in its collections.

Click here for further information and to book. 

12:00 - 12:45 

Frank Lee Centre 

Clinical School 

Virtual RPM (Spin Class)

Virtual RPM is a group indoor cycling workout where you control the intensity. It's fun, low impact and you can burn up to 675 calories a session. With great music pumping and the group spinning as one, your instructor takes you on a journey of hill climbs, sprints and flat riding.

To book your place, please click here 

12:00 - 13:00 

West Cambridge 

Nature Walk 

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

Meet by Cavendish Laboratory

​To book your place, please click here

12:30 - 13:10 

Addenbrooke's Hospital Concourse

Lunchtime Walk

Join us for a 40 minute walk. No need to book, just turn up. Walks are at a pace to suit everyone.

Meet at Reception, near the Addenbrooke's Hospital Concourse entrance.

To find out more, contact Richard Butler (walk leader) email: richard.butler@addenbrookes.nhs.uk, tel: 01223 216087

Drop in / No need to book

12.30 - 13:25

University Sports Centre 

Bodycombat™

A workout and you’ll punch and kick your way to fitness, burning up to 740 calories** along the way. This high-energy martial arts inspired workout is totally non-contact and there are no complex moves to master.

A LES MILLS™ instructor will challenge you to up the intensity and motivate you to make the most of every round. You’ll release stress, have a blast and feel like a champ.

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

12.30 - 13:25

University Sports Centre 

Rugby / Eton Fives

Rugby Fives is a handball game, similar to squash, played in an enclosed court.  The game is played between two players (singles) or between two teams of two players each (doubles), the aim being to hit the ball above a 'bar' across the front wall in such a way that the opposition cannot return it before a second bounce. The ball is slightly larger than a golf ball, leather-coated and hard. Players wear leather-padded gloves on both hands, with which they hit the ball.

Eton Fives, is a handball game, similar to Rugby Fives, played as doubles in a three-sided court. Eton Fives was developed in the late 19th century at Eton College. The shape of the court used now is taken from the chapel at Eton College, where A. C. Ainger and some of his friends developed a simple set of rules in 1877. The rules have been modified since that time to those seen now, but the essential components are still the same.  The object is to force the other team to fail to hit the ball 'up' off the front wall, using any variety of wall or ledge combinations as long as the ball is played 'up' before it bounces twice. Players wear leather padded gloves on both hands, with which they hit the ball.

​* Bookings via enquiries@sport.cam.ac.uk
In your email please include the date and time of your preferred 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!

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

13.05 - 13:50

University Sports Centre 

Pilates

Pilates is suitable for all levels of fitness. It is aimed at improving and strengthening your posture, as well as developing flexibility to aid relaxation.

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

14:00 - 15:00

Magdalene College 

Magdalene College Gardens ​Tour 

A tour of the College grounds looking at the development of the grounds over the centuries.

To book your place, please click here

14:00 - 15:00

or

15:00 - 16:00 

Westminster College 

Art Workshop at Westminster College

Ever thought you could be good at Art? Or even better, could Art be good to you?

Join us for 1 hour and lose yourself in our Art studio at Westminster College around our resident artist (and Principal!) Neil Thorogood who will support you to achieve just that - 1 hour to yourself! When did you have an hour for feeding your mind, body and soul with goodness?

To book your place, please click here

14:15 -15:00

or 

15:15 - 16:00 

Westminster College 

Tour of Westminster College

Located on Madingley and Queens' roads' roundabout, Westminster College was opened in 1899 as a Theological College for the Presbyterian Church, it is a real jewel of the Arts and Crafts period.

A vision created by the remarkable Scottish twin sisters', Agnes Lewis and Margaret Gibson. Their blue plaque will be unveiled on 1st June at the College. Discover this hidden gem with our archivist, Helen Weller.

To book your place, please click here 

17.30 - 18:25

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

18.30 - 19:25

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.

* Bookings via enquiries@sport.cam.ac.uk
In your email please include the date and time of your preferred 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.

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