Yoga for Life are running a special course to encourage people from BAME communities to become yoga teachers via their Revival Yoga BME Teacher Training. Revival is an accredited 200-hour yoga teacher training diploma delivered by The Yoga for Life Project in association with Black Minds Matter. It is the UK’s first yoga teacher training diploma to train Black, Asian and ethnic minority teachers with a commitment to serving Black, Asian and ethnic minority communities and reducing mental health inequalities.
Carers Network has launched an exciting new project in Westminster called Carers Connected. Through this project local unpaid carers and other members of the community have the opportunity to share their skills, hobbies, interests and passions with local carers. It could be a hobby, skill or interest such as storytelling, embroidery, cookery, a language, localhistory, IT
skills — or anything that they are passionate about. These sessions for carers will be both online and in-person groups that will be in a Covid-safe
Summer has arrived! Summer camps, sports and games, arts and cooking – this July and August, Our City is offering something for every young person in both Westminster and Kensington and Chelsea to enjoy! There will also be wide range of activities for those with special educational needs and/or disabilities, so everyone can join the fun.
Kensington and Chelsea Council will be offering free activity sessions from the 28th June and throughout July in Emslie Hornimans Pleasance, Kensington Memorial Park and Avondale park. Activities include: Yoga; Tai Chi, Zumba; and Circuits.
Step Change Studios and Metro Blind Sport launches Dance Dosti, a free digital platform of multi-lingual dance sessions for blind and partially sighted people. Funded by the Vision Foundation, Dance Dosti is supporting people from a South Asian background with sight loss to be active through dance. The first phase of the project is Dance Dosti digital – a website containing over 100 dance sessions in English, Bengali, Gujarati and Hindi.
URBAN SCREEN and The Screen Community is running a FREE filmmaking workshop to give 14-25 year olds the great opportunity to learn professional film and television techniques, be taught by inspirational 'cool' talent and get access to future education and job opportunities. PLUS weekly Film Club on zoom - watch diverse and independent films with special appearances. Chat, network, meet famous people and learn.
The UC London Advice project at CPAG provides Universal Credit advice and free training courses for welfare rights advisers/frontline staff supporting UC claimants in London.
Kamitan Arts have Free sponsored spaces for their Creative healing workshops for Grenfell-affected women from the North Kensington 'Come-Unity'! Join Kamitan arts for their next Sacred Sisters workshop and explore your inner creativity and balance your energies.
Discover new skills and new ways to look after your mental and physical wellbeing with our series of interactive online workshops with expert speakers. Sessions include: Emotional wellbeing; Chakra Tune-up meditation; Nutrition advice and making healthy snacks; Jewellery making; Yoga Nidra technique meditation; and Art sessions.
During the current lockdown Carers Network is continuing to run a busy programme of free online and telephone activity groups for local unpaid carers.
These include new weekly telephone groups on food discussion, creative writing and poetry appreciation. Carers who do not have access to a computer or reliable broadband – or who are just put off from joining online Zoom sessions can call in and enjoy these activities.