Group News cont’d
After a break over Christmas and New Year we are back swinging into 2013 -
If you are interested in joining Keep Fit we can squeeze a little one in. Contact me by email here:
Jo, our elegant, tall, ballerina-
A soft ball is also used for hands and arms, as well as weights and wide, long rubber bands in various strengths for upper and lower body exercises. She is aware of any injuries and gives very good advice.
In addition she engages our brains as she often demonstrates exercises involving parts of the body moving in opposite directions at the same time to the beat of the music.
We all benefit greatly from these exercises and the result is a real
feel good factor.
A member of the group reported that her doctor attributed her lowered blood pressure and generally improving health to our exercises.
Thank you Jo for putting us through the paces and thank you Val for finding "our" treasure!
The Group has had a successful autumn period with over 20 members taking the "UK
We launched a short module entitled "The Great War-
It is hoped to repeat both of the above topics in the 2013-
For two weeks in September we had an exhibition of our work at the library, changing the exhibits between the weeks.
We then tried a technique using erasers as a drawing tool, followed by a mixed media landscape with a building or a harbour. Then it was a four week drawing course. The last day of term was a social occasion with drinks, nibbles and an art game.
Unfortunately, due to renovations, we are unable to use the convent room in January, maybe longer, but we will have our annual Xmas lunch at Ascot House and plan to meet socially during the month.
The group meets each Tuesday throughout the year. There are two groups, a morning and an afternoon one. If you are interested in drawing and painting,contact our group leader, Peter Kearney via for more information.
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