First Steps Women’s Centre

Health / Wellbeing

priscilla du preez walking

The group travels in our minibus to various local parks for a weekly one hour sociable walk.

Walking is one of the easiest ways to get more active, lose weight and has been shown to reduce the risk of chronic illnesses.

Whats not to like???

bruce mars pilates

Course Duration: 6 x 2 hour classes

Pilates is a method of exercise that is done on a mat and consists of low-impact movements that greatly improves your

  • core strength,
  • muscle control,
  • flexibility,
  • coordination, and
  • body tone.  

simon hajducki 9myh chi me

Chi Me is a series of Tai Chi influenced exercises that can help:

  • Strength,
  • Balance,
  • Co-ordination,
  • Flexibility,
  • Relaxation & more.   

Creating a wonderful sense of wellbeing and can improve quality of life. It can be adapted for anyone, from the most fit to those in wheelchairs.

sammie vasquez self confidence

Course Duration:  10 x 2 hour classes

These courses will help you to improve 

  • your confidence and self-esteem,
  • adopt a more positive approach to life and
  • help you express your ideas and feelings in an open and honest manner.

lacie slezak ymanaging stress

Learn new ways to deeply relax and to confidently cope with life’s daily stresses.  

In a supportive and calming atmosphere you will learn various relaxation and stress management techniques that will help you deal with the stresses of everyday life.  

What others have said:


A vitally important, interesting & informative FREE 3 week course

Breast Awareness including a practical demonstration on how to check your breasts and the signs & symptoms to look for
Cervical What happens at a smear test, the types of results & what they mean
Bowel The signs and symptoms to look out for & how to take the screening test
(NB does not include screening)

lee pigott African Drumming

Come and let your inner drummer out to play!!

This fantastic course was a real hit last year and loved by everyone who attended.

You will learn to play hand-drums and percussion instruments creating a group rhythm.

A fun, uplifting and energising course!

jazmin quaynor Make up

This brand new course is all about Make-up, Colour & Style!

It will include:

  • current trends in make-up
  • advice on looking after your skin
  • best products for your skin type
  • make-up styles that suit your facial features
  • selecting the correct colours in both make-up & clothing that suit your completion and
  • how to dress to suit your body shape

matthew sleeper the adventure begins

Do you ever ask yourself these questions:-

  • Why do I feel so bad?
  • Why does everything always go wrong?

Do you ever experience these thoughts/feelings:-

  • I can't be bothered to do anything!
  • I'm not good enough!

Then this course is for YOU!

kyle glenn always room to grow

In this 10 week course you will:

  • Learn to express your ideas and feelings, both positive and negative in an open and honest manner
  • Begin to change old patterns of behaviour
  • Learn how to stand up for yourself while respecting the rights of others
  • Adopt a more positive approach to life
  • Create and implement your own personal Assertiveness Plan
  • Become more assertive by identifying and addressing your needs

Gain greater confidence and self-esteem  

Course Commences Monday 7th January 2020 

10 Weeks

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Since September 2012 £331,745.16

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This Project is part-funded by the European Union and the Department of Employment and Learning