Our Aqua Fitness sessions take place in a lovely Hydro Pool with upbeat current music, we provide any equipment needed. Just bring yourself and a drink! You can wear swimming costumes or shorts and T-shirt, whatever makes you feel comfortable. Our sessions are available to all ages from 12 years and up; Any ability can join a session and the activities can be adjusted to any injury or disability. If you have any questions please contact us.
Each session we will run through a variety of movements, abilities and levels of intensity. Aqua Fitness is amazing exercise because in the water your heart rate actually lowers allowing you to exercise effectively for longer, it even keeps your cool during the workout which makes it great exercise for people will a whole host of medical issues from Diabetes, asthma, chronic/lifetime illnesses to heart attack survivors.
Exercise in the water is low impact therefore removes the pressure on your body and allows you to have a full body workout! Thus meaning the normal stress and strains on the body in general exercise will not be there, and more importantly very minimal muscle fatigue the next day!
From the social wellbeing, higher calorie burn than general exercise we are also maintaining and building healither lungs and hearts.
Your muscles will build and tone throughout each session; your flexibility will increase and you will surprise yourself at your own ability with the water there for support! (Don't panic we also have a perfect hand rail all around the pool for extra support should you need it!)
Sessions are currently being held on a Wednesday evening at Harry’s Hydro at 19:15; the session is around 45 minutes.
Aqua yoga is another unique water fitness activity that is suitable for a whole range of people, not just those that have tried yoga before or yoga enthusiasts!
Within the water you can concentrate on your own body alignment due to the support of the water. Which is great for people in rehab for all kinds of injuries as well as anyone suffering with long term illnesses, pre/post natal ladies, post surgery as well as many others.
Within the water your body and mind begins to relax and rejuvenate, you feel your stress leaving your body, your lung function improving as well as more flexibility coming into your body.
A session full of alignment focus, relaxation, stretches as well as a fun and social environment that boosts your quality of life, aids sleep, helps combat balance and pain issues.
Again in these sessions, you can wear what you feel comfortable in as long as it allows you to move freely. We will provide any equipment you may need just don't forget your water bottle!
For a range of abilities / disabilities that both Aqua Fitness & Aqua Yoga is suitable please see below:
Arthritis - Hip / Knee replacements - MS - Fibromyalgia - Lupus - Muscular Dystrophy - Anxiety - Depression
Pre / Post Natal - Post Surgery - Sciatica - Diabetes - Asthma - Weight - High Blood pressure - Heart Attacks