Total Body Workout Programme for Health & Wellbeing Day

Henley Town Council likes to come up with new and innovative ideas that will benefit the town so tomorrow (Saturday) 2 February they are introducing a new event; Henley Health & Wellbeing Day that will hopefully highlight and enlighten the health and wellbeing of its residents!

Aimed at people of all ages, there will be representatives on stalls from local walking groups, Nordic and Rambling Clubs, sports and exercise clubs, and diet and health services with free fitness classes. The day will start and finish with an outdoor Zumba Class with Jennifer Benavide in Market Place which anyone can join in with. In the Kings Arms Barn there will also be taster sessions of alternative therapies from Henley Be Well showcasing Thai yoga massage, pranic and energetic healing, hypnotherapy, reflexology and crystal healing – there is a suggested donation to Charity of £5. In the Town Hall there will be free body composition testing, diet advice and meditation classes for children and young adults. There will also be organised walks starting from the Market Place including NHS referral information.

The walking groups will set off at the following times:

12.00noon: NHS Walking Group is a great way to get fit and explore what is on your doorstep whilst making new friends.  This walk will be a short gentle stroll for 30 minutes
12.30pm: Henley & Goring Ramblers – a lovely 7 mile walk via Happy Valley, past Greys Court, Greys Green and back via Pack and Prime Lane. Dogs are allowed
12.30pm: Nordic Walking with Pipsticks
2.00pm: Henley & Goring Ramblers – a 3.8 mile walk. Crossing Henley Bridge, gradually ascending above the river towards Remenham
2.30pm: Nordic Walking with Anthea Osborn-Jones from A Foot in the Chilterns

BE WELL Hollistic Therapies will be offering taster treatments (15-20 minute complementary therapies for a £5 donation per treatment, which goes to a local cancer charity in the Kings Arms Barn at:

11.00am -1.00pm
Sarah Whiting Thai Yoga Massage & Craniosacral Therapy
Neena Saith Pranic Healing
Janet Munro-Nelson Energetic Healing
Amanda Mcgregor Hypnotherapy, Psychic Readings & Energy Healing

1.00pm – 3.00pm
Kate Crossland Energy Healing & Crystal Therapy
Karina Phillips Therapeutic Massage & Reflexology

FREE Meditation Classes for children and young adults in the Council Chamber in the Town Hall run by Neena Saith

2.00-2.30pm a free session for Children AGES 5-11. Please come and join us for a fun and relaxing children’s meditation session. It is great for easing anxiety and helping with cognition, resilience and sleep. Parents are required to stay with their children and join in the fun.

2.30-3.00pm a free session for Young Adults AGES 11-19. Please come and join this session to learn powerful techniques to help increase happiness, reduce stress, develop confidence and enhance concentration and focus.

Fitness Space will be offering the chance to take part in specially designed FREE classes, put together specifically for the Health and Wellbeing event in the large hall at:
11am Legs, bums and tums
1.00pm Sweatbox (boxing based circuit training)
3.00pm HIIT (High intensity interval training)

There will be exhibition stands from Henley Cricket Club, Regatta for the Disabled, Badgemore Park Golf Club, Slimmer Future, Love Fitness, Fitness Space, I am Mine Therapies, Golondrina Yoga Retreat, Prepped Henley, Henley Podiatry Health, Wellbeing Inspire, Riverside Counselling, Smart Works.

Wellbeing Towns are sponsoring the event.  The app offers you and your family: 24/7 GP Service, 24/7 Counselling line covering mental wellbeing and advice on legal and debt issues. Health, fitness and wellbeing advice. Gym discounts programme. Lifestyle rewards and discount offers.  More details at

To see the full programme of events click here.


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