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Social, Active, Strong seated exercise programme

Find out how you can build your strength, improve mobility and meet new people with our seated exercise programme.

You can register your interest and sign up for a 12-week exercise programme which is delivered in small groups at community venues throughout Uttlesford.

This service is free to adults living or registered to a GP practice in Uttlesford, Harlow and Epping.


About the programme

The sessions are fun and welcoming and for the majority of the time you will be seated. On some occasions and if you are able during certain exercises the instructor may ask you to use the chair as a balance to help build your core strength.

The programme has been designed to help you maintain your strength and balance, help you become more active and improve your general wellbeing.

What you need to join

To be part of the programme you must:

  • live in the Uttlesford area or are registered with a West Essex GP ((Uttlesford, Harlow and Epping)
  • be 18 years old or over
  • be at risk of falling or have reduced strength and mobility
  • need to increase your activity level

How to join

You'll need to complete our registration form.


After you have applied

When we have received your registratio0n form we'll contact you to let you know if you are eligible to join one of the exercise classes.

Where you can join an exercise session

You must register and have your place confirmed before you can take part.

You can join one of our classes around the district. These classes run on a 12 week cycle.


Day Monday

Time There are 2 sessions
First session: 11am to 11:45am
Second session: 12pm to 12:45pm

Where Stansted Day Centre, Chapel Hill next to the Library, Stansted Mountfitchet CM24 8AB

Saffron Walden

Day Monday

Time There are 2 sessions
First session 1:15pm to 2pm
Second session 2pm to 2:45pm

Where Cornell Court, Radwinter Road opposite Tesco's, Saffron Walden CB11 3NS


Day Thursday

Time 11:30am to 12:30pm

Where Newport Village Hall, Station Road, Newport CB11 3PL


Day Thursday

Time 1pm to 2pm

Where Thaxted United Reformed Church Bolford Street, Thaxted CM6 2PY

Great Dunmow

Day Thursday

Time 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Where Great Dunmow Foakes Hall 47 Stortford Road, Great Dunmow CM6 1DG


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