Courses

Advanced creative writing|

Have you attended our basic “Creative Writing” course? Perhaps you’re already a creative writer and want to perfect those skills a bit more? Our 6 week advanced creative writing course,...

Date & times

Monday 12 April 2021 at 1:30pm-3:30pm

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

An introduction to mindfulness|

Mindfulness is a skill which we can all learn. It involves an ability to become aware of what is happening in the present, moment by moment rather than being on...

Date & times

Thursday 21 January 2021 at 10am-12pm

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

An introduction to personality disorder|

This workshop is for people who are interested in learning about what personality disorder means and how it may affect them or somebody they care about. It will include:- An...

Date & times

Wednesday 21 April 2021 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Wakefield Town Hall, Wood Street, Wakefield, WF1 2HQ

An introduction to poetry|

This course is designed to give students the space to develop an understanding of different poetry styles and the skills to be able to create such poetry themselves. Over 6...

Date & times

Monday 25 January 2021 at 1:30pm-3:30pm

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

Aromatherapy|

Would you like to hear how aromatherapy could improve your wellbeing? This short workshop is aimed at anyone who would like to find out more about how the history of...

Date & times

Monday 15 March 2021 at 11am-12:30pm

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

Arthritis and you|Coming Soon

This workshop aims to provide information and awareness of ways of living well with arthritis. In this session you will gain:- An understanding of what arthritis is in all its...

BADASS (a combat workout)|

Brought to you by Bounce Dancefit, this combat, cardio & conditioning class will have you getting into shape in style. This easy to follow session will have you toning muscles,...

Date & times

Wednesday 10 March 2021 at 12.15pm-1pm

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

Boogie bounce|

Do you want to try a new, fun and different type of activity to help with your fitness? Boogie Bounce uses High Intensity Interval Training (H.I.I.T) techniques to maximise the...

Date & times

Monday 8 March 2021 at 12.15pm-1pm

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

Christmas floral art design – WORKBOOK AVAILABLE NOW|

Come along and have fun with flowers and floral art design, even if you’re a beginner! With our experienced and qualified florist, you can learn how to make a festive...

Coercive control; a brief overview|

This workshop will provide participants with a good understanding of what coercive control is and the different tactics of abuse which may be experienced. It will describe some of the...

Date & times

Monday 12 April 2021 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Wakefield Town Hall, Wood Street, Wakefield, WF1 2HQ

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Check back here next term to see what accredited courses we have available.

Coping with life by using relaxation|

This workshop, facilitated by Live Well Wakefield, will help you to: Identify what relaxation is and the benefits Identify what we could do to relax Have a go at a...

Date & times

Thursday 4 February 2021 at 2pm-3:30pm

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

Couch to 5K|

Over the course of 8 weeks we  will take you from total running beginner through to completing a 5km Parkrun event. We will follow the NHS Couch to 5K scheme...

Date & times

Monday 12 April 2021 at 10am-11am

Wednesday 14 April 2021 at 4pm-5pm

Venues

Fieldhead Hospital, Ouchthorpe Lane, Wakefield, WF1 3SP

Creative writing|

Have you ever wanted to write an article for a magazine, a short story, a poem or even a book? Why didn’t you? If the reason was that you lacked...

Date & times

Friday 26 February 2021 at 1:30pm-3:30pm

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

Dyslexia awareness|

This informal dyslexia awareness session, offered in partnership with Managing Dyslexia, aims to provide attendees with a better awareness of what dyslexia means, help them to recognise the signs and...

Date & times

Thursday 25 March 2021 at 12:30pm-2:30pm

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

Feeling positive, busting stress|

This workshop, facilitated by Live Well Wakefield, includes: Identifying how stress could affect you Raising awareness of things you can do to reduce your stress Learning a few stress busting...

Date & times

Thursday 11 March 2021 at 11am-12:30pm

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

Fire safety in the home – practical training|Coming Soon

Have you ever wondered how you would actually use a fire extinguisher if you needed to? Perhaps you’re not certain how you might safely find your way out of your...

Freedom From Fibromyalgia – LIMITED PLACES LEFT|

This introductory course will provide an overview of fibromyalgia, what it is and how it effects people in different ways. Throughout this course we will explore the different areas of...

Date & times

Monday 10 May 2021 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

St. Giles’ Centre, St. Giles' Church, Market Place, Pontefract, WF8 1AT

Improving your sleep|Coming Soon

This introductory workshop could be for you if you are interested in understanding ways of improving your sleep. During the workshop we will be talking about: Stages of sleep How...

Knowing more about dementia|Coming Soon

This workshop, facilitated by local Dementia Friends Champions, will support people to understand the environmental challenges that can be experienced by someone living with dementia and how making simple changes...

Lifting your spirits; Enhancing inner strength & wellbeing|

The course, offered in conjunction with Spirit in Mind, aims to provide participants with the opportunity to explore, experience and develop 7 spiritual tools (meditation, visualisation, appreciation, listening, play, creativity,...

Date & times

Thursday 28 January 2021 at 10am-12pm

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

Money makeover|

Do you want to get better at managing money? With the help of Flipside’s quick and easy app, we will help you to create your own money plan from scratch....

Date & times

Monday 18 January 2021 at 11am-12:30pm

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

On yer bike!|

Have you got an exercise bike sat at home collecting dust? Then give it a clean and get on board with our spinning class! Spinning will provide an opportunity for...

Date & times

Wednesday 10 March 2021 at 5:30pm-6:30pm

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

Overcoming anxiety|

Do you want to gain an understanding of anxiety? Then this workshop, delivered in partnership with Spirit in Mind by Pastoral and Spiritual Care’s Nirmala, may be for you. It...

Date & times

Thursday 21 January 2021 at 2pm-4pm

Thursday 11 February 2021 at 2pm-4pm

More dates available

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

Pottery for beginners – COMING 2021|

This short course will teach basic skills in working with clay, coiling skills and also simple decoration skills. Equipment will be provided, however students need to be aware they will...

Quiet the mind – The practice of meditation|Coming Soon

Are you always on the go; continually having somewhere to be and something to do? Do you struggle to switch off and give your brain a well deserved break? If...

Understanding and managing depression|Coming Soon

This introductory workshop could be for you if you are interested in developing an awareness of what the experience of depression may mean to you or someone you care about....

Understanding and managing self-harm|

This two hour workshop, brought to you by our partner Battle Scars, aims to provide students with a better understanding of self-harm, as well as tools and ideas on how...

Date & times

Friday 5 February 2021 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

Understanding anxiety|Coming Soon

Do you want to gain an understanding of anxiety? Then this workshop may be for you. It will explore: The vicious cycle of anxiety How anxiety impacts on life How...

Understanding eating disorders|

During this two hour workshop, brought to you by our partner Battle Scars, students and tutors will have an open discussion around eating disorders, aiming to increase awareness of the...

Date & times

Tuesday 25 May 2021 at 1pm-3pm

Venues

St. Giles’ Centre, St. Giles' Church, Market Place, Pontefract, WF8 1AT

Understanding hearing voices|Coming Soon

This introductory workshop could be for you if you are interested in developing an awareness of what the experience of hearing voices may mean to you or someone you care...

Understanding post-traumatic stress reactions|Coming Soon

This workshop is for people who are experiencing post-traumatic stress reactions, including post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and the people who care for, or support, them. We will look at why...

Wild things|

This online course aims to engage people in nature and their local environment, allowing people a distraction from the Covid-19 crisis situation and isolation. It aims to teach people new...

Date & times

Friday 12 March 2021 at 10am-12pm

Friday 12 March 2021 at 1:30pm-3:30pm

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling

Yoga|

Do you want to exercise or find a physical activity that doesn’t look as exhausting as some others? Why not give yoga a go? Yoga is an ancient form of...

Date & times

Friday 12 March 2021 at 10am-11am

Venues

Online only, joining details will be emailed to you upon enrolling