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Terri Siabi – Staying fit and healthy during pregnancy

Much loved Club Programme and Events Manager, Terri Siabi, is expecting twins in January. Her last day in the Club will be Friday 13th December. Before going on maternity leave, Terri shares her...
Claire.Gilderson | 4 November 2019
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“Everyone goes on a journey together”

The YMCA Choir is back and bigger than ever. Over thirty people gathered in Keith Clarke Room 1 last month to sing under the listening ear of Choirmaster, Kieran Jones, who’s worked with the...
Claire.Gilderson | 30 September 2019
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Try ‘Yoga Under the Moon’ at the Bloomsbury Festival

Now in its 13th year, the Bloomsbury Festival in London will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing at this year’s event. For the first time ever, both the YMCA Club and One KX...
Claire.Gilderson | 25 September 2019
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Support Niki’s first ‘Shine Night Marathon Walk’ for a good cause

You might know YMCA Club Fitness Instructor, Niki Rossall, from ‘Body Sculpt’ or ‘Legs, Bums and Tums’, but on Saturday 21st September, she’ll be using her legs to raise money for Cancer Research in...
Claire.Gilderson | 30 August 2019
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“It only takes 12 weeks to get your head back in the game”

Jayden Parsons is no stranger to battling mental illness. As Founder of Australia’s YMCA ‘mYnd-pump programme’ and speaker at the recent YMCA 175 global anniversary celebration in London, Jayden...
Claire.Gilderson | 30 August 2019

Sign up for our September after school clubs!

Many children enjoyed the delights of the YMCA Club play scheme over the summer, but the fun doesn’t have to end when they go back to school. Why not book your child onto one of our many after school...
Claire.Gilderson | 22 August 2019
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“Your goals are my goals and together we’ll smash it!”

43 year-old Tino Constantouris qualified as a Personal Trainer three years ago with YMCAfit. Tino loves going on a journey with his clients and watching them transform. Physically, mentally or...
Claire.Gilderson | 1 August 2019
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“Most people are stronger than they think”

Teresa Waite qualified as a Personal Trainer with YMCAfit seven years ago. She’s helped many people on their road to recovery and believes whatever your starting point, investing in health and...
Claire.Gilderson | 31 July 2019
Portrait of Ernesto Ortino on the YMCA Club floor

“My clients stay with me for years and years”

Ernesto Ortino qualified as a Personal Trainer with YMCAfit 10 years ago. A decade of working with a variety of clients has taught him that everyone is unique. Ernesto explains why good relationships...
Claire.Gilderson | 31 July 2019