Senior Exercise & Wellness Activities Around North Norfolk

Keeping fit and healthy in your golden years can be a challenge but there are plenty of wellness and exercise activities for people around North Norfolk.

There’s plenty of talk out there about how you need to keep fit and active to make the most of life well into old age, but as joints get creaky and energy dips it can be tricky to find something enjoyable enough to keep you both moving and motivated.

Keep your health and wellness up with some of these great senior-friendly exercise spots in and around the North Norfolk area, from a gentle game of bowls to some more energetic aqua-aerobics, there’s plenty to tempt people of all ages and activity levels.

Elements at the Manor

Experience shows that true health and wellness can only be achieved in a relaxed and serene space. It’s this exact environment that Annette and Emma have discovered in this lesser-known Manor House Estate 18 miles from the North Norfolk coast. ‘Elements at the Manor’ studio & gym is nestled within beautiful gardens, woodlands, fields, and paddocks. It’s this fabulous location that allows the Elements team to help you to connect with nature.

Whether hiking through the fields and trees or taking a yoga class outdoors in the fresh, Norfolk air, this passionate pair will help bring harmony to your body and mind. Whatever your needs, the team will welcome you with smiles and enthusiasm.

Wild Yoga Norfolk

Wild Yoga in Titchwell offers a range of classes run by Emilie Joy Garrould, a yoga teacher with a background in Ashtanga Yoga, her style of teaching Vinyasa Yoga is flowing and strong but allows time for you to align yourself and maintain steady breathing. As well as organising retreats, yoga brunch clubs and yoga and paddle combos, Emilie is passionate about supporting women in connecting with their bodies, creating a space to explore, empower and embrace your body in all its uniqueness and wonder.

Full Motion Pilates

Working with a teachers trained by Balanced Body and Body Control Pilates, Full Motion Pilates provides group Pilates classes in and around North Norfolk. Small private classes are also offered in their private studio. Classes can be easily reached from Holt, Cromer, Sheringham, Alysham, and surrounding villages. Pilates is an excellent way to clear your mind and improve your posture, body alignment, strength, flexibility, and balance. It’s suitable for all ages and abilities and sessions are offered for the complete beginner to the more advanced.

These classes are full of functional movement patterns which nourish, strengthen, and mobilise your body. They do not offer ‘fitness Pilates’ but mindful movement, designed to get you in touch with your own body and how it functions. Even if you are fit and well, this approach aims to highlight areas of your body which could be improved, thus enhancing your daily or sporting activities. By learning to understand how you are designed to move you will have the tools to prevent injury, reduce or eliminate pain and enjoy a strong and vibrant body, whatever your age.

The Reef Leisure Centre

Sheringham’s The Reef Leisure Centre plays a key role in helping everybody in the local community enjoy getting active. It’s packed with all the very latest equipment and offers something for everyone, regardless of age or fitness level. There’s a 70-station gym, a spacious group fitness studio, as well as a group cycling studio. There are also two pools, a 25m main pool, and a smaller teaching pool, as well as a splash pad. The centre also boasts extensive changing and parking facilities and has been designed specifically to make it more accessible to disabled people.

From keeping fit to exercising mindfulness or just getting a bit of mental stimulation, these kinds of exercises and wellness activities in and around North Norfolk are a great way to get seniors out and about with a goal in mind. Even the smallest amounts of physical activity are invaluable in keeping brains and bodies fit and healthy, so don’t assume you need to force a senior citizen into some kind of aerobics class just to get them moving; there are plenty of opportunities to get active without getting sweaty!

Learn more about supported living or companionship for exercise and wellness in old age, and find out whether home care in North Norfolk could be the right choice for your elderly loved ones, by getting in touch with our local team today.