Fitness and wellbeing classes

Fitness and wellbeing classes

From heart-pumping HIIT workouts to soul-soothing mindfulness sessions, ease some stress with a range of free classes.

These exercises are suitable for most people and are not aimed at treating any specific cause of pain or condition.
Get advice from a GP or health professional beforehand, especially if:
• you have any concerns about your health
• you aren't sure if the exercises are suitable
• you have any pre-existing health problems or injuries, or any current symptoms.
If you feel any pain or feel unwell, stop the exercise immediately and get medical help.

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Fitness and wellbeing classes
  • Men's Mental Health

    Statistics show that men are less likely to seek help for their mental health which can lead to serious physical and mental health consequences.

    Everyone has a responsibility to promote and create positive and supportive environments that enable men to talk and express their emotions.

    Ian Milt...

  • How to Talk about Mental Health

    All of us have mental health in the same way that we all have physical health. Talking about our mental health can be challenging due to the stigma attached to it. It’s important that we normalise talking about mental health so that we can more readily speak up and get the help that we need at th...

  • 5 Tips to Improve your Mental Fitness

    From finding your tribe, to opening up to others, our National Lead for Emotional Wellbeing, Gosia Bowling, explains 5 simple ways to improve your mental fitness and combat loneliness.

    If you need some extra support, we offer a range of emotional wellbeing services including CBT, counselling and...

  • Meet Our Experts: Sleep

    Justin shares his tips and tricks for a good night’s kip. You’ll learn the ins and outs of sleep, the importance of getting enough quality rest, and how certain habits can help or hinder your internal body clock. Find out more about good sleep hygiene at: https://www.nuffieldhealth.com/sleep

  • Introduction to Mindfulness with Sophie

    Mindfulness allows us to become more aware of our inner and outer worlds, so that we can better manage our responses, regulate our emotions and experience life more fully. Sophie takes you through a 10-minute mindfulness practice, focusing on each of the senses to bring your attention to the pres...

  • Grounding Exercise with Grace

    Bring yourself into the present moment with this 4-minute exercise. You’ll be focusing on your senses as well as how you feel, which can help you to overcome any worries or troubling emotions. Try this exercise daily, as well as whenever you’re feeling anxious, to help you get out of your head an...

  • Morning Boost Meditation with Zoë

    Kickstart your day with this 10-minute morning boost guided meditation. Once you're settled, Zoë will bring your focus to your breath, as well as visualisations and mantras, to motivate and energise you for the day ahead.

    Prefer to listen to your own playlist? Watch the video without music here:...

  • Complete Beginners' Yoga with Michaela

    Breathe, flow and relax in this simple 30-minute yoga class aimed at complete beginners. You’ll start with some easy guided breathing and move onto a floor sequence before getting into some sun salutations and standing poses. You’ll finish with some more floor poses and a nice long relaxation. Th...

  • Stretch and Flow with Zahra

    This 30-minute class will help you become more flexible and loosen up any tight muscles you may have from an intense workout, or from sitting at your desk all day. From spinal twists and forward bends, to frog pose and downward dog, you’ll work through the whole body, and take extra time to relax...

  • Prenatal Yoga to Prepare for Birth with Zoë

    Get yourself ready for birth, physically and mentally, with this short 10-minute sequence. You'll flow through some gentle movements to encourage your baby to move into the ideal position for birth, and bring your attention to meeting your baby soon during the guided breathing.

    Props: 2 yoga blo...

  • Postnatal Pilates with Nina #1

    This easy 20-minute Pilates class is aimed at those who are at least 6 weeks postpartum. In this session you’ll be doing exercises such as side planks, side kicks and bird-dogs to improve your pelvic stability. Postnatal Pilates is perfect for rebuilding your strength, flexibility, mobility and f...

  • Healthy Spine: Class 1

    Welcome to the first class in our healthy spine programme. This is one of a series of six classes that aim to keep your spine mobile and strong. In this class you'll complete a short warm up, three blocks of work, and a stretching section. You'll need a mat and a chair for this session.

    You may...

  • Kids' Workout with Olivia

    This fun workout will get your kids moving with everything from crab walks and bear crawls, to spotty dogs and bunny hops.

  • Family Fitness with Sophie #1

    Perfect for families with tiny tots, join Sophie in this 20-minute animal-inspired family workout. From flamingos to frogs, what animals can you spot?

  • Family Fitness with Hannah #2

    This fun 30-minute HIIT-style class will work your whole body and leave you feeling full of energy. The class is in 3 parts – in part 1 you'll be doing a Superman impression, in part 2 you'll imitate an aeroplane and in part 3 you'll give us your best kicking donkey. And there are plenty of other...

  • Mature Movers' Workout with Olivia

    This 20-minute class aims to improve your mobility and raise your heart rate. Starting with some simple toe tap and arm combinations, you’ll move on to a chair-based sequence.

    Prefer to listen to your own music? Watch the video without music here: https://nuffieldhealth.vhx.tv/videos/mature-move...

  • Beginners' Workout with Paul #1

    If you’re new to exercise or want a low-impact class, this 30-minute total body workout is for you. You’ll start with some easy cardio, from marching to star jumps. Then, you’ll do some simple strength training to work your arms, legs and core. You may like to use an exercise mat to cushion you f...

  • 5-Minute Cardio with Lizi

    Get your heart pumping and your whole body moving with sumo burpees, side-to-side squats and forearm plank climbers. This quick and easy workout is designed to be completed on its own if you can only spare 5 minutes, but you could also use it as a warm up or finisher for your main workout.

    Prefe...

  • Dance Workout with Natalie #1

    Bust a move in this 30-minute workout inspired by hip hop and commercial dance. For this high-energy routine you’ll be doing some body rolls, fancy footwork and even a Matrix lean. You’ll learn one move at a time, and spend some time feeling into each one, before running through what you’ve learn...

  • Boxing Workout with Martyn #1

    Find your feet as you learn the basics in this 30-minute boxing fitness class. In block 1 you’ll learn boxing fundamentals – how to stand, guard, move and punch – before putting it all together with some combos in block 2. Finally, you’ll alternate between boxing and fitness drills in block 3. Ma...

  • HIIT with Ash #2

    Tone your whole body while working your heart and lungs with this 30-minute HIIT session. You’ll be doing 3 exercises for 30 sections each, followed by a 20-second active recovery, before switching up the exercises 2 more times in each section:
    Part 1 and 3 – sumo squat jumps, close grip push-ups...

  • HIIT with Tan #1

    Get your body moving from head to toe as you raise your heart rate with this 30-minute workout. The session is split into 4 blocks, and you’ll do 3 rounds of high-intensity exercises in each block:
    Block 1 – 10 burpees in 30 seconds
    Block 2 – tuck jump and jack, in and out squat, plank jacks/donk...

  • Low-Impact HIIT with Panu #1

    If you have any injuries or joint issues, this workout is for you – it may be high intensity, but it’s lower impact. Panu also provides some even easier options if needed. You’ll do 3 rounds of each exercise, 30 seconds on, 10 seconds off:
    Part 1 – reverse lunges, plank shoulder taps and down-up...

  • SKILL EDGE with Becky #2

    Work on your cardio, strength and boxing technique with this 45-minute high-intensity workout. Each of the 3 blocks are 10-minutes long to really get your heart pumping and your muscles working. You’ll be doing plyo lunges and manmakers in block 1, followed by prison skaters and burpee rebounds i...