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Freda

I started Zumba gold classes with Nuvo in August 2014. After losing my husband, I felt I needed to get back on track and keep myself active and positive. I saw T-Tuesdays advertised on a poster and rang up to find out what it was all about. When a cuppa was mentioned I thought this would …

Gillian

I started the Community Wellness project over 1 year ago, attending 1 bootcamp session a week every Monday night.  At first I wasn’t sure if it was for me. I had never done exercise and stuck to it. Before I started bootcamp I used to try and attend the gym. I could never stick to …

Pam

Pam, aged 77 years old, and her husband Bert, attend the Dementia Café where they were first introduced to Nuvo Wellbeing’s session. Bert takes Pam along to the Dementia Café as he had noticed Pam declining in her physical and mental health and wanted to do something to help her. As Nuvo’s class had been designed specifically for people with …

Dawn

Dawn, aged 85, has been attending Nuvo Wellbeing’s class for nearly 1 year. Dawn lives on her own and suffers from mobility issues as well as Dementia. Her daughter kindly plans out her weekly schedule to get her out of the house, meet new friends and socialise. Dawn finds the weekly schedule really helps her to know exactly where …

7 Tips for keeping fit at home during COVID-19

Here are our top ways you can keep fit during COVID-19: Stepping up Swapping pavements for carpeted stairs at home doesn’t sound too bad does it? The stairs don’t limit you to only up and down’ exercises either. Get creative! You can even use your bottom stair to complete exercises such as raised push-ups, dips …

Jayden

“My son Jayden started dancing with Nuvo when he was 6. We previously enrolled Jayden into a different dance school but he struggled and encountered a bit of bullying. This knocked his confidence and made him doubt his own ability. At Nuvo, immediately Jayden was made to feel welcome. He got to take part in …

Kelly

I began’s Bump to Buggy Programme in February 2020. I was interested, as I has been looking for a form of exercise which was child friendly. After giving birth I was fearful of returning to exercise. Attending Nuvo’s weekly sessions has already helped me overcome that fear. I now always feel energised after taking part. …

Nutrition and Hydration

Nutrition and Hydration Week 2020

Its purpose is to bring people together to create energy, focus and fun in order to highlight and educate people on the value of food and drink in maintaining health and well being in health and social care. Organisations from around the world and from all areas of health and social care take part and …

stress eating

How to Deal with Stress Eating

Food makes us feel good in the moment – there’s no debate about that. And there’s nothing wrong with reaching for something to eat to make us feel better – because really, it DOES make us feel better! Stress eating makes us eat more than we need to because we’re not eating when we’re hungry. …

Walk your Dog

Walk your Dog Month 2020

With obvious health benefits for both you and your dog(s), this awareness month is a great way to help dust off the January blues, get out and about, meet other dog walkers and improve your own and your dogs well being.   In a 2017 clinical survey carried out by the Association of Pet Obesity …

healthy Christmas

10 Ways To Have A Healthier Christmas

Christmas is notoriously a time to indulge, but this isn’t a green light to overindulge! You can still enjoy all the festivities of the season and get through the Christmas period without too much impact on your health. Try our top 10 tips for a healthy Christmas.