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New Moira Steady Steps class for over 65s

Published: Fri 5 July, 2019

Steady steps

An exercise programme proven to help over 65s develop strength and balance, and ultimately prevent falls, is returning with a new session in Moira.

North West Leicestershire District Council (NWLDC) is bringing back its popular Steady Steps class which is aimed at anyone aged over 65 that has either previously suffered a fall or might be worried about falling in the future.

The weekly programme will take place at Moira Village Hall every Tuesday from 23 July at 10.30am.

The free sessions are relaxed, fun and social, and are designed to help those at an increased risk of falls or who find themselves isolated.

Booking is essential by contacting Emily Rodbourne at emily.rodbourne@nwleicestershire.gov.uk or on 01530 454755.

Testimonials from people that have attended other Steady Steps classes include:

“After an illness last year I needed something to boost my confidence and it most certainly has done that.” 

“I’m now much more confident and keeping myself more mobile.”

“My legs feel so much stronger and I find myself really looking forward to the class every week.” 

“In the classes you get clear instructions, they are well structured, but also flexible, allowing you to work to your own ability.” 

“I feel it has helped my stiff muscles, improved my flexibility and made me more confident about avoiding trips and falls.” 

 “I’ve learned how to improve my balance and the correct way or getting up and down. It’s also been fun meeting new people.” 

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