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A guide to tai chi

All you need to know about tai chi, including the health benefits, different styles and getting started. What is tai chi? Tai chi, also called tai chi chuan, combines deep breathing and relaxation with flowing movements. Originally developed as a martial art in 13th-century China, tai chi…

A guide to yoga

All you need to know to get started with yoga, including the health benefits, yoga styles for beginners and finding a yoga class. What is yoga? Yoga is an ancient form of exercise that focuses on strength, flexibility and breathing to boost physical and mental…

Gym-free exercises

Try these cheap and fun gym-free activities to improve your health and fitness. Getting health benefits from physical activity is easier than you think, and it doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg. Doing at least 150 minutes a week of moderate-intensity activity…

Gym-free workouts

Put the fun back into fitness with these equipment-free workouts for all levels. These illustrated guides are designed to help make your workouts effective and easy to follow.  Created with busy people in mind, these routines from fitness expert Neila Rey, now known as Darebee, can be done anywhere, at…

Habilitation Specialist

Habilitation training supports children and young people with a vision impairment, and their families, to develop their mobility and independent living skills in the home as well as educational, community and public settings. Following an initial Functional Vision Assessment the Habilitation Specialist will carry out…

Handling reactions to facial disfigurement

Learning how to be confident and handle people's reactions can help people with disfigurements get more out of social interactions. Using positive body language and having a set of responses ready to use if people stare at you can be helpful. Body language tips Think…

Hangover cures

Splitting headaches, sickness, dizziness, dehydration: anyone who's ever drunk too much knows the consequences. Alcohol makes you pee more, which can lead to dehydration. Dehydration is what causes many of the symptoms of a hangover.   Hangover cures are generally a myth. There are no cures for a hangover,…

Have a healthy diet in pregnancy

A healthy diet is an important part of a healthy lifestyle at any time, but is especially vital if you're pregnant or planning a pregnancy. Eating healthily during pregnancy will help your baby to develop and grow. You can read through this article, or go directly to the…

Havering Children's Centres

Our programme for January is below Are you still running a Virtual Programme?  We are currently delivering a blended programme of some online groups that include parent & carer workshops and parenting programmes that can be easily accessed via Zoom. We also have an in…

Havering's spending plan for additional funding - what is it all about?

The government has changed how funding is given to local authorities and schools to support children and young people with SEND and other high needs. As part of this, the government is giving all local authorities some additional capital funding each year for three years,…
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