Run like the wind

This is partnership work with Mayor of London, England Athletics and Team Personal Best.

All the movements are gentle and easy to follow – all welcome, but especially older people, disabled people and girls/women.

  • Wednesdays at 11:00 – 12:30
  • 2nd August to 4th October 2017
  • Total 10 sessions, FREE
  • At Leyton Jubilee Park, Marsh Lane, Leyton, E10 7BL
  • Meeting point – outside Kukoolala Cafe near the main gate
  • To book, please use the contact form  (or just turn up)

 

Here is a poster Run Like the Wind (PDF) if you would like to print it out and/or send to your network to help spread the word!

As part of this athletics programme, we will also be hosting a community celebration event on Sunday 1 October 2017, 12:30 -16:00, in Lloyd Park, Forest Road, London E17 4PP. More details to follow soon.

World Para Athletics Championships and IAAF World Championships are taking place this summer in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park. To help celebrate these world sporting events, Dao Lu has been awarded a Mayor of London community athletics grant to host an athletics project, Run like the Wind, from August to October 2017!

Related project:

Hula Fun for Mums & Kids

Summer Tai Chi @Winchester Road Methodist Church

Dao Lu is piloting an 8-week Tai Chi project for the local community in Highams Park in parallel with a new Tai Chi project for people with learning disabilities at the same venue.

  • From 15th June to 3rd August 2017
  • Every Thurday, 7-8pm
  • Total 8 sessions
  • Block rate of £40 for 8 sessions, pay in advance; drop in £8 per session
  • At Winchester Road Methodist Church, Winchester Road, Highams Park, London E4 9JP
  • To book a place, please contact Oliver, the caretaker, on 020 8531 8663, or contact us.

There is a poster (PDF) for publicity.

We’d like to say a big thank you to Oliver Shykles, the caretaker, and the Minister to help initiate and pilot this project to bring more activities into this vibrant and accessible community hub.

Related projects:

Tai Chi for people with learning disabilities at Winchester Road Methodist Church

Tai Chi for people with learning disabilities at Winchester Road Methodist Church

Dao Lu is piloting an 8-week Tai Chi project for people with learning disabilities. Dao Lu is working in partnership with Days 4 U 2, a voluntary organisation running a day centre for people with learning disabilities, and hoping to set up a sustainable weekly session for more people with learning disabilities in the near future. This was a result of a free taster session on 26 April 2017 which was well received.

  • From 24th May to 12th July 2017
  • Every Wednesday, 11:30 – 12:30
  • At Winchester Road Methodist Church, Winchester Road, Highams Park, London E4 9JP

Here is a PDF poster for publicity.

To find out more about this group or to book a place, if you work with people with learning disabilities, please contact us.

Related projects:

Tai Chi taster session for people with learning disabilities at Winchester Road Methodist Church

Tai Chi for young people with learning disabilities at PIP

 

Tai Chi for young people with learning disabilities at PIP

Dao Lu is running a weekly Tai Chi taster session for young people with learning disabilities, following our work there two years ago and a recent re-introduction session on 12 April 2017.

  • From 5th May 2017
  • Every Friday, 14.30 – 15.30
  • At Pursuing Independent Path, 4E Warwick Court, Shirland Mews, London W9 3DY
    Indoors and outdoors (weather permitting during warmer weather)

To find out more about this group or to book a place, please visit their website: http://piponline.org.uk/

Related projects:

Happy Easter 2017: Tai Chi for young people with learning disabilities

Flow like a cloud 5: Tai Chi for people with learning disabilities

Flow like a cloud 4: Tai Chi for young adults with learning disabilities and support workers

 

Sportivate Tai Chi Breeze for girls and young women aged 11-25

We are working with our new partner organisatiion Al Muhsinat to get more Muslim girls and young women to try Tai Chi.

  • Sportivate Inspired by 2012 artworkSundays 10.00 – 11.15am
  • 22nd January – 12th March 2017 (no session on 19th February as half term)
  • Total 7 sessions FREE
  • At Walthamstow School for Girls, Church Hill, Walthamstow, London E17 9RZ (see map below)
  • For bookings or queries, please use the contact form.

You can read full project information and also enrol at:

Tai Chi Breeze for Youth (Al Muhsinat)

This is a Sportivate FREE Tai Chi Breeze for girls and young women aged 11-25 Download the poster here (PDF). Please help spread the word and introduce more girls and young women to have a go at Tai Chi with this wonderful FREE Sportivate funding project. It will help you become more energised and learn some self-defence skills!

Related projects

Sportivate Tai Chi for Girls and Young Women aged 11-25

Sportivate Tai Chi Breeze for girls in Walthamstow School for Girls (WSFG)

Sportivate Tai Chi Breeze for girls in Sir George Monoux College

 

Flow like a cloud 5: Tai Chi for people with learning disabilities


Tai Chi has great health benefits for everyone. From 6 September 2016 we are running a weekly Tai Chi session for people with learning disabilities at St Joseph’s Pastoral Centre to help people stay active.

  • Tuesdays 14.00-15.30
  • Term times only
  • St Joseph’s Pastoral Centre, St Joseph’s Grove, The Burroughs, Hendon, London NW4 4TY

To find out more about this group or to book a place, please visit their website: www.stjoseph.org.uk

Related projects

Flow like a clound 4: Tai Chi for people with learning disabilties

Flow like a clound 3: Tai Chi for people with learning disabilties

Flow like a clound 2: Tai Chi for people with learning disabilties

Green Tai Chi Corner for people affected by dementia, family carers and support workers

Dao Lu has been awarded a grant by the Mayor of London FreeSport Summer 2016!

Mayor of London logo

Coca-Cola Parklives logoThis project is free for people affected by dementia, family carers and support workers. Tai Chi has many health benefits including improving balance and coordination, calming your mind and relieving stress in a beautiful and quiet natural setting.

We are working in partnership with Waltham Forest Alzheimer’s Society and Community Transport Waltham Forest to deliver this project.

  • Wednesdays 11.15 – 12.30
  • 7th September to 26th October 2016
  • Total 8 sessions, FREE
  • At Pimp Hall Nature Reserve, near Kings Road Recycling Centre, off Kings Road, Chingford E4 7HR
  • Minibus space available on first come first served basis
  • To book, please use the contact form

There is a PDF Poster for the Green Tai Chi Corner project if you would like to print it out.

Related projects:

Standing like a tree: Tai Chi for older people in Morley Centre

Tai Chi for older people at George Mason Lodge

Sportivate Tai Chi for girls and young women aged 11-25

Sportivate Inspired by 2012 artwork

  • Saturdays 14.00 – 15.15
  • 9th April – 28th May 2016 (8 sessions)
  • £5 per person for the whole 8-week project, concession rates available
  • At the Al Madina Mosque and Centre (second floor hall), 2 Victoria Road, Barking, Essex IG11 8PY
  • For bookings or queries, please use the contact form.

Here is a PDF download if you would like to print a copy or forward it to your friends.

Related projects

Sportivate Tai Chi Breeze for girls in Walthamstow School for Girls (WSFG)

Sportivate Tai Chi Breeze for girls in Sir George Monoux College

 

 

Sportivate Kickboxing for young people aged 11-25


Sportivate Inspired by 2012 artwork

  • Sundays 11.00 – 12.00
  • 10th April – 29th May 2016 (8 sessions)
  • £5 per person for the whole 8-week project, concession rates available
  • At the Al Madina Mosque and Centre (second floor hall), 2 Victoria Road, Barking, Essex IG11 8PY
  • For bookings or queries, please use the contact form.

Here is a PDF download if you would like to print a copy or forward it to your friends.

Related projects

Back in the game: Sportivate FREE Tai Chi for young people aged 19-25

Sportivate Dynamic Dragon for disabled young people