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Les Mills Virtual Launch Event at YMCA Thornton! Saturday 13th May!

Come and join YMCA Thornton in launching Les Mills Virtual on Saturday 13th May 2017! The big launch will see a whole host of Les Mills Virtual Classes being introduced to YMCA Thornton’s class timetable, including favourites such as BodyPumpBodyCombatBodyBalanceCXWorx and introducing RPM and Sh’bam.

To give you a truly motivational journey, we have transformed two of our studios into areas specifically designed for Les Mills Virtual classes. The new studios have been fitted with big screens along with state of […]

Les Mills Born To Move – Coming to YMCA Thornton 11 May 2017

Les Mills Born to Move exercise classes are coming soon to YMCA Thornton after a successful trial period. Classes have been specially designed by Les Mills for children aged between 2 – 16 years. Activities are split into certain age-ranges to capture the imagination and inspire children to get them moving and begin to participate in learning basic fitness skills. Born to Move classes will be running each week starting from Thursday 11th May 2017.

Cost: YMCA Member: £3.50, Non-member: £4.00

2-3 Years (30 minutes) Friday 12th May 10:00 – 10 […]

Lisa’s Story

Turning 40, feeling unfit and overweight, Lisa decided it was time to do something for herself.

“Finding the time to commit to exercise has always been a problem.  I’m a busy full time mum, work part time as a Nurse and my husband works away so sorting out child care can be a problem.  When I saw the couch to 5k programme ran on Wednesday mornings, on my day off, I had no excuse – it was perfect for me” Lisa explains.  “Initially I was nervous about going, so I convinced a couple of friends to join up too.  I […]

Daphne’s Move to Becoming Healthier

Daphne Stockton’s story began with a routine visit to her GP for her hypertension test to check her blood pressure. This trip to the doctor resulted in her being told that her Blood Pressure was too high and she weighed 19 stone and diagnosed as being obese.

Her nurse suggested that she be referred onto the Your Move Weight Management programme operated by the YMCA. However, she was apprehensive and had little faith in the programme as she had already tried slimming world and the Cambridge Weight loss plan with no results. But meeting with her Physical Activity Officer […]

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