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Keighley healthy living project’s gets community cash help
10:00am Monday 28th January 2013 in News
A Keighley organisation is continuing a programme of health and fitness with money from the Community First fund.
Keighley Healthy Living has already run cycling sessions with cash from the first round of payments from the Government cash pot.
About 20 adults took part in cycling sessions at University Academy Keighley, while 140 children were involved in summer holiday sessions.
Coming up this year in various parts of town are healthy weight, cooking, dance and zumba sessions.
A 12-week course to help people maintain a healthy weight and a healthy lifestyle starts today at University Academy Keighley in Greenhead Road, The 7 to 8pm sessions will offer weight management support, one-to-one weigh-ins, advice, healthy eating recipes, how to read food labels and looking for salt, sugar and fat content in products.
Starting this month are three five-week courses to show people how to cook nutritional meals. Contact Melanie Hay on (01535) 677177 for details.
Dance sessions for women and girls aged 14-plus will be held at venues including Central Hall in Alice Street.
Keighley Asian Women and Children’s Centre in Lawkholme will host seated and circuit-based activities for older women. And Zumba sessions for women will run at the nearby Sangat Centre.