Do what you can, enjoy what you do, move your mood

It’s definitely harder to be active when you are not allowed to go outside very often or at all.

But it’s important to stay as fit and active as possible and there is still a lot on offer…

Access to Sports offer fun activities and exercises that you can use from the comfort of your own home.

Change for Lifehas Disney inspired indoor games and activities for children.

Claremont Project is offering a programme of live and interactive groups and classes including Funky Disco, Yoga and Salsa.

Disney Dance-Alongs – This Girl Can and Disney have captured some of the ways mums and kids get moving to the songs they love. Learn their moves or put your own spin on their routines.

Healthy Generations are offering free and low-cost online exercise sessions, including Yoga with JessicaPilates with Alice on Thursday morning and Keep-Fit with Peter (send an email to peter@healthygenerations.org.uk or a text to 0757 978 5053 and he will send back the URL you can copy and paste into your browser). For more information call Healthy Generations on 0798 114 2376 or email healthgensorg@gmail.com.

Joe Wicks the Body Coach is offering free interactive exercise sessions every week day a 9am. The sessions are aimed at school children but can be used by all the family and you can catch up with them at any time of day.

Nike Training Club – Over the coming weeks, they will provide you with workouts, nutrition advice and expert help, so we can all come back from this stronger than ever. Join in with a community of living room athletes.

NHS Home Workout Videos are gentle and easy 10 minute work out videos.

NHS Sitting Exercisesoffers gentle sitting exercises to help improve your mobility and prevent falls.

North London Cares have put together an activity pack called #alonetogether. It provides an entire month of daily activities for older and younger neighbours to take part in at home.

Pop Sugar Fitness has over 500 ad-free workouts from celebrity trainers and fitness experts, including POPSUGAR’s exclusive multi-week challenges.

Silver Swans offer classes to help older audiences improve mobility, posture, co-ordination and boost energy levels in bite size videos.

Sport England offer tips, advice, guidance on how to keep or get active in and around your home.

Yoga with Adrienne – a gentle and slow yoga session suitable for older people.

Some thirty day challenges to keep you busy – a 30 day art challengea 30 day non-screen activities challenge and a 30 day lego challenge

Talk and listen, be there, feel connected

It’s important to stay connected.

FCV Dorcas is offering telephone befriending to residents of the following Islington wards – Bunhill, Caledonian, Canonbury, Clerkenwell and Mildmay. Contact them on admin@fcv-dorcas.org.uk or hello@fcv-dorcas.org.uk.

Ma Shanti are offering online support to Asian single mothers and their children online activities include yoga, arts & crafts, support groups and cooking club. They are also providing group support via WhatsApp. Please call 07340 990119 or 07904 034 278, Mon – Fri 9am – 3pm or email director@maashanti.org oradmin@maashanti.org

The Parent Houseis offering phone telephone support for parents. Please call 0207 837 1383.

Radio Garden allows you to explore live radio across the world.

Talk For Health has moved online. It provides user-friendly, talk based routes to wellbeing. Participants can join using their mobiles, laptops or tablets, and those without an internet connection or smartphone can dial-in to join ongoing groups. Next taster session will be on Friday 17th April. If you would like further information then please email info@talkforhealth.co.uk or call/text 0203 409 3201.

Embrace new experiences, see opportunities, surprise yourself

Opportunities to keep learning from home.

Open Learning offers free online learning from the Open University.

Radio Garden allows you to explore live radio across the world.

Talk For Health has moved online. It provides user-friendly, talk based routes to wellbeing. Participants can join using their mobiles, laptops or tablets, and those without an internet connection or smartphone can dial-in to join ongoing groups. Next taster session will be on Friday 17th April. If you would like further information then please email info@talkforhealth.co.uk or call/text 0203 409 3201.

Virtual Museum tours – visit leading museums around the world from your own home.

Aimed at children and young people (but open to anyone of any age!)

Audible stories is free as long as the schools are closed. They have an incredible collection of stories, including titles in 6 different languages. Aimed at children, but free to anyone.

Khan Academy offers free learning resources aimed at children and young people aged 2-18.

Oxford Owl has lots of free online resources to help you teach children at home.

Premier League Primary Stars offers free home learning resources.

School’s Out 2020 has links to a wide range of learning tools and resouces.

David Walliams is offering a free audio book every day.

Carol Vordaman is offering a free maths online support.

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