FitFeb Classes and Activities in the Vault Fitness Studio

Posted on 01-02-2018 by Sarah Hinksman

Timetable of Sessions at the Birmingham LGBT Centre

Fitness February is a month-long programme of sports, activities and fitness tasters for the LGBT Community in Birmingham, all of which are free!

This page contains information about the events being held in the Vault Fitness Studio at the Birmingham LGBT Centre in Birmingham City Centre. Check out the full programme at blgbt.org/fitfeb for all the sports tasters and activities in other venues.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
01 02 03 04
6:30pm: Line dancing 5:30pm: Beginners yoga

6:45pm: Improvers yoga

1pm: Kettlebells

2:30pm: Boxercise

 

05 06 07 08 09 10 11
6pm: Strength circuit 11am: Beginners’ yoga

6:30pm Table tennis

 

8am: Pilates 6:30pm: Line dancing 5:30pm: Beginners yoga

6:45pm: Improvers yoga

4:30pm: Bollywood dance 1pm: Kettlebells

2:30pm: Boxercise

 

12 13 14 15 16 17 18
6pm: Trans aerobics 11am: Beginners’ yoga

6:30pm Table tennis

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8am: Pilates 6:30pm: Line dancing 5:30pm: Beginners yoga

6:45pm: Improvers yoga

1:30pm Yoga for anxiety *

 

1pm: Kettlebells

2:30pm: Boxercise

19 20 21 22 23 24 25
6pm: Old-school aerobics 11am: Beginners’ yoga

6:30pm Table tennis

 

8am: Pilates 6:30pm: Line dancing 5:30pm: Beginners yoga

6:45pm: Improvers yoga

1:30pm Yoga for anxiety *

4:30pm: Bollywood dance

 

1pm: Kettlebells

2:30pm: Boxercise

 

26 27 28
6pm: Boxercise circuit 11am: Beginners’ yoga

6:30pm Table tennis

 

8am: Pilates

* Booking required, see below for details

Aerobics

Work as much or as little as you need in our low impact Aerobics class. Tone, strengthen and get active!
Day: Mondays
Date/s: 12th, 19th
Time: 6-7pm
Location: The Vault Fitness Studio, Birmingham LGBT Centre, 38/40 Holloway Circus, B1 1EQ
Session details: 12th Feb: Trans and non-binary aerobics session
19th Feb: Old school aerobics for all

Aerobic classes, cardio-based and low-impact. No matter what your ability, these can help to lift your mood whilst improving coordination and overall fitness levels.
These classes involve toning movements, with some low-intensity strength activities.
You don’t need to book – just turn up.

Bollywood Dance

Tell a story, learn to dance and have a great workout at the same time with Bollywood Dancing.
Day: Saturdays
Date/s: 10th, 24th
Time: 4:30-6pm
Location: The Vault Fitness Studio, Birmingham LGBT Centre, 38/40 Holloway Circus, B1 1EQ
Session details: Bollywood dancing event page

Bollywood dancing has an element of fun and storytelling to it. At the end of learning a routine, you don’t just learn the moves and have a fantastic workout, but you’ve devised a piece, a performance. The music always help brighten your mood, and encourages everyone, irrespective of abilities to join in!

You don’t need to book – just turn up.

Boxercise

These classes involve using boxing methods and techniques for fitness. Work in pairs, individually and as a group during each session. All abilities are welcome!
Day: Sundays
Date/s: 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
Time: 2:30-4pm
Location: The Vault Fitness Studio, Birmingham LGBT Centre
Session details: Boxercise for all

Each class is different, with a focus on padwork and footwork. Along with this we also work on bodyweight, coordination and agility exercises to improve our boxing skills, accuracy, core strength and power. No matter what your ability, if you’re someone who wants to get fit through boxing and interval training whilst having fun, then this is the class for you!
You don’t need to book – just turn up.

Circuits

This is a whole body workout structured in the form of a circuit. Learn all types of exercises from bodyweight and cardio, to strength and balance. Beginners, come for an introduction and regulars, come to improve and learn more!
Day: Mondays
Date/s: 5th, 26th
Time: 6-7pm
Location: The Vault Fitness Studio, Birmingham LGBT Centre
Session details: 5th Feb: Strength Circuit
26th Feb: Boxercise Circuit

Usually in the form of interval training, perform one exercise for a certain amount of time before moving onto another. A quick, fun way to get stronger and fitter in all areas of your body!
You don’t need to book – just turn up.

Kettlebells

Learn how to safely use Kettlebells, increase your strength and have lots of fun during a Kettlebell session. Come to learn as a beginner or push your limits as an improver!
Day: Sundays
Date/s: 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th
Time: 1-2pm
Location: The Vault Fitness Studio, Birmingham LGBT Centre
Session details: Kettlebells

The class consists of working through a range of different exercises that will work multiple muscle groups simultaneously. No matter if you are a beginner or advanced, we have a range of weights to suit your abilities. This will drive your fitness levels up sky high and challenge your entire body.
You don’t need to book – just turn up.

Line dancing

Learn different steps and moves to different pieces of music with our Line Dancing sessions this February!
Day: Thursdays
Date/s: 1st, 8th, 15th, 22nd
Time: 6:30-9pm
Location: The Vault Fitness Studio, Birmingham LGBT Centre, 38/40 Holloway Circus, B1 1EQ
Session details: Line dancing session

Line Dancing is a form of choreographed dance performed to music. You will be taken through a sequence of different steps and movements which are performed as a group in a line. Focusing mainly on movements of the legs and feet, learn all kinds of steps that you’ll be practicing even when you leave!
You don’t need to book – just turn up.

Pilates

Pilates is a great class for your posture and core, keeping the essential muscles mobilised and strong for life.
Day: Wednesdays
Date/s: 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
Time: 8-9am
Location: The Vault Fitness Studio, Birmingham LGBT Centre
Session details: All levels Pilates class

Pilates involves small, controlled movements and you work through a variety of exercises. A lot of the class is done lying down – but you will definitely feel the difference!

You don’t need to book – just turn up.

Table Tennis

A workout full of agility, speed and lots of fun! Come along and try to keep up with your opponent!
Day: Tuesdays
Date/s: 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th
Time: 6:30-8:30pm
Location: The Vault Fitness Studio, Birmingham LGBT Centre
Session details: Table tennis session

A sport consisting of two or four players who hit a lightweight ball back and forth across a table using small bats. Improve your coordination, speed and agility whilst having fun. The faster you move – the better the workout!
You don’t need to book – just turn up for part or all of a session.

Yoga

Come along to the Birmingham LGBT Centre this February to try out yoga. Yoga is a great way to nurture your body, mind and breath, offering far more than just a physical work out.
Day: Tuesdays
Date/s: 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th
Time: 11am-12noon
Location: The Vault Fitness Studio, Birmingham LGBT Centre, 38/40 Holloway Circus, B1 1EQ
Session details: Beginners Yoga

These Tuesday beginner sessions for FitFeb are suitable for anyone new to yoga and will offer an introduction into the different components of yoga, including pranayama (breath work), asana (postures), vinyasa (flowing sequences) and yoga philosophy.
You don’t need to book – just turn up.

Day: Fridays
Date/s: 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd
Time: 5:30-6:30pm
Location: The Vault Fitness Studio, Birmingham LGBT Centre, 38/40 Holloway Circus, B1 1EQ
Session details: Beginners Yoga

These Friday beginner sessions for FitFeb are suitable for anyone new to yoga and will offer an introduction into the different components of yoga, including pranayama (breath work), asana (postures), vinyasa (flowing sequences) and yoga philosophy.
You don’t need to book – just turn up, although it’s best to arrive a little early.

Day: Fridays
Date/s: 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd
Time: 6:45-7:45pm
Location: The Vault Fitness Studio, Birmingham LGBT Centre, 38/40 Holloway Circus, B1 1EQ
Session details: Improvers Yoga

These yoga progression sessions are aimed at people who already have some experience of yoga.
You don’t need to book – just turn up.

Day: Saturdays
Date/s: 17th, 24th
Time: 1:30-2:30pm
Location: The Vault Fitness Studio, Birmingham LGBT Centre, 38/40 Holloway Circus, B1 1EQ
Session details: Yoga for Anxiety

Special yoga sessions aimed at people who are dealing with anxiety issues.
Please book via Eventbrite if you want to attend either of these sessions:
Book for 17 February
Book for 24 February