Fit District Festival Programme

Apr 28, 2020 | Publisher: SolomonsEurope | Category: Other |  | Collection: Pay it Forward and Social Impact | Views: 22 | Likes: 1

2019 FIT DISTRICT FESTIVAL PROGRAMME To create a Festival to support recommendations from the NHS 5 Ways to Wellbeing: OUR MISSION IN COLLABORATION WITH DESIGNED BY The morning after the night before will be gentle with you and open up with a restorative breakfast and cuppa from Charlotte and Kirsty. James & Claire will HIIT you once again -  if you can take it! Or you might want to try your hand at a spot of wild swimming or paddleboarding? The lovely Natalie Groggins from Little Lifers will host an introductory session to Paediatric First Aid for those who want to learn about the key things to do in an emergency. Or you are free to take a nature ramble in the beautiful, natural surroundings of  Drybeck Farm. coffee, hot chocolate and treats from the Ginger Baker, and for moreish protein balls from Fit District.  Page 2 SUY 8AM-12PM ACTIVITIES & DEMOS 14:00   Pilates - Libby Dixon Pilates 15:15   HIIT - Claire & James Davis -                      38DegreesNorth 16:30   Sports Yoga  Grounded -                  Amy Johnson - Lifecycol 17:30  Dance Fusion - Fit District Bitesized training lessons and mini competitions, including the Sally Up Challenge From Better Bodies UK Facepainting from Fitter with Glitter  The Talk Tipi will host the main stage event trainers who will be on hand to introduce their craft Northern Heights Aerial Dance SUP - Stand Up Paddleboarding Keswick Climbing Wall Sarah Brook Fitness - Main Stage - 11:30 Piloxing Sarah says: "My aim is to encourage and motivate people throughout their health & fitness journey. I think it is important to bring the fun factor into exercise!" Piloxing is a fusion of Pilates, Boxing and Dance, which makes for a full body toning workout! You can start at any level and can expect to feel the benefits both physically and mentally. Brainchild of Swedish Dancer Viveca Jensen, it focuses on strengthening core and sculpting muscles - perfect! Amy Johnson, Lifecycol  - Main Stage - 10:15 & 16:30 Sports Yoga Tipi Talk session - 12:15pm  Title: Sports Yoga & Mobility Amy has expertise in a broad range of fitness training, offering lessons in and around Kendal, including  Spin & Suspension Training @coreworxgym, Mobility @housefitnesskendal, as well as Personal Training & Yoga for Sport Martin Summerfield - Anchorpoint  Tipi Talk Session 14:45pm Mindfulness Group Walk Martin works with companies and individuals to develop Mindfulness practice for Resilience, Wellbeing and Realising potential. Mindfulness can support people and teams to find ways  to build resilience, seek ways to manage everyday challenges and stresses, or simply to find more balance in your life. These sessions offer a great opportunity to learn more about how mindfulness could help you. Natalie Groggins - Little Lifers First Aid - Sunday am Tipi Talk session   Title: Paedeatric First Aid Natalie is on a mission to teach everyone essential life saving skills and has so far trained 100's of children and parents across the lake district to do just that! She is absolutely committed to her cause and puts a smile on the face of everyone who meets her, what a lady! Gorgi Thorns - Northern Heights Dance Demonstrations and Taster sessions throughout Saturday Georgi brings a unique and exciting opportunity for  festival goers to experience something completely different. Northern Heights Dance teaches a full range of aerial, dance, acrobatic and circus based workshops and events for those who are willing to take to the air via an exhilarating Aerial Rig. Georgi now has a permanent home at Greenlands Farm Village, Tewitfield where Northern Heights Studio will be opening it’s doors for weekly children’s & adults aerial classes starting in June 2019. Take your chance this weekend to try something completely different! Josh Lancaster - Lean Body Systems - Challenge Zone all day Saturday Josh will be running challenge events all through the day to test your strength and help improve your technique. He runs strength coaching classes in Lancaster and his 8 week programme is "guaranteed to help you look better, feel better and move better". Time for a Big THANK YOU to those keeping things running on  the site. To Tim, Ellie & the Team from CBA Events who are ensuring everyone is in the right place at the right time and with everything they need to ensure smooth running and maximum entertainment over the course of the weekend To Steve from Drybeck Farm who is the most friendly and helpful host we could wish for, staying cool when all around him are running on adrenaline!  To Dave Mason and Sarah Parker from DMA Safety Management, for making sure we have everything in place pre-event to keep people safe and well throughout the weekend. Dave will also take to the mic as front man for Rip the Calico on Saturday To Itchy Robot for getting our website up and running to help us show the amazing things on offer at Fit District Festival Rip the Calico will play classic covers in the Tipi  from 6:30 and Classic DJ tunes will play in Steve's Bar in the Barn from 10pm  Gareth from Smoke BBQ Events Charlotte from We've Gone Beans & Lentils Kirsty from Elliot's Coffee Van Amy with Bubbles & Gin Cocktails Irene with  Coolbox fat free yoghurt ice cream Fit District introduce their Protein Balls minimum, especially after 10pm Please use the bins provided on site and try to keep waste to a minimum if possible Our food and drinks providers have travelled a long way and put in hours of early morning prep to ensure there is delicious food, drinks and treats on offer throughout the weekend, so please do not bring your own food an alcohol on site Please stay happy at the bar, not snappy ....peace and love  able to give people as many opportunities as possible to test out various Health, Fitness and Wellbeing activities, as well as allowing local health, fitness and wellbeing providers and support networks to show how they can have a real and lasting impact on physical and mental health, following the NHS 5 Ways to Wellbeing: ACTIVE – CONNECTED – LEARNING – MINDFUL – GIVING We hope this will support those attending to help find ways to improve feelings of fitness and resilience to tackle the day to day challenges we all face at work and at home in this 24/7 society. Let’s hope this is the beginning of something very special!

Our festival extravaganza!

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