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Physical and Mental Wellbeing

Physical health

Les Mills Virtual Classes are currently available free on demand and can be done safely at home. With access to over a 100 classes from; high intensity GRIT, to cardio busting Body Combat to mind balancing Yoga and Pilates.  No kit needed just some floor space and a bottle of water to hand.

Optimised especially for children Les Mills BORN TO MOVE features programming for children aged 2-5 and for those aged 6-16

Man of the moment Joe Wicks offers over 250 free fitness classes for levels and abilities on his YouTube channel Body Coach TV;

He is also running PE lessons for the nation and broadcasting live each morning for kids of all ages to join in with.

Want a fitness App?

Nike training app gives you free access to over 190 workouts, from strength, endurance, yoga and mobility.  With sessions ranging from 15-45minutes, so time is no excuse.

Sport England has created a new campaign to help people stay active during this time. Get involved and share what you're doing using #StayInWorkOut.

You can find out more on their website

Lex Leisure who manage our leisure facilities throughout the area have added lots of useful links to their website to help people keep fit whilst staying home.

Physical activity is now more important than ever - not just for physical fitness, but also mental wellbeing.

Mental health

The coronavirus outbreak is going to have an impact on everyone's daily lives.

It may be difficult, but by following guidance on social distancing, or staying at home, you are helping to protect yourself, your family, the NHS and your community. have created a guide to help us during this time. You may feel bored, frustrated or lonely. You may also feel low, worried, anxious, or be concerned about your health or that of those close to you. It's important that you take care of your mind as well as your body and to get further support if you need it.

Les Mills guided meditation; a series of meditations developed to make experiencing the benefits of mindfulness easy

Yoga is an excellent form of exercise that not only benefits you physically, but helps improve your mental wellbeing in the comfort of your own home.

Yoga with Adriene has a huge following and includes a massive collection of workouts freely available on her Youtube channel

Down Dog, Yoga for Beginners - completely free until May 1st.

Her Spirit is an App designed for women free until 30 June

Includes: weekly motivating and inspiring podcasts, live meditations and immune boosting recipes as well as fitness

Blythe House have created a page on their website to help support you and your mental well-being throughout the Coronavirus situation

They have put together a web page to collate helpful advice and information about looking after yourself and your mental well-being during this uncertain time. It will be updated regularly with new content, and they hope that you find it helpful. 

Mental Healthcare Derbyshire have set a helpline to support people who are having mental health issues. You don't need to be known to services and it's running from 9am - midnight. Call 03007900596 and check out their website for more information