Move through menopause

12-week course

Supporting you through menopause

 

Move through Menopause is a 12 week course, offering weekly 90 minute sessions.

Session are run by our incredible in house team and are split into two elements, the first being information based with the opportunity to open up topics for group discussion and the second, movement based - a judgement free environment where we will guide you through activities on offer within our Leisure Centre. 

Topics within this course include, but aren't limited to; symptom management, hormones and HRT, myth busting, menopause and mental health and nutrition.

£90.00 for 12, 90 minute sessions and benefit from a complimentary 12 week Premium Membership.

Our upcoming course begins on Thursday 9th May

Sessions will run from 7.15pm - 8.45pm

Course prices:

  • £40 for members
  • £90 for non-members

Non-members can access this course for £90, which includes:  

  • 12 x 90-minute sessions, including a 45-minute class: equates to £7.50 per class, normally £9 pay as you go  
  • A 12-week membership, which gives you access to all of our facilities* within Wokingham: valued at £225 

Members can access the programme for a discounted rate of just £40 which equates to just over £3 per 90-minute session! 

*Wokingham Leisure Centre, Loddon Valley Leisure Centre, Ryeish Green Sports Hub, Arborfield Green Leisure Centre, Bulmershe Leisure Centre and BXGFIT

 

More details 

We are also running our move through menopause course at Wokingham Leisure Centre, starting Tuesday 16th April 

 

To find out more, complete the below form and a member of the team will be in touch

Participants must be aged 18 years+ 

Frequently asked questions

 

 

What will I get from this course?

We hope that by the end of the 12 weeks every you will have a better understanding of the menopause, what happens during each stage, and how exercise can help improve symptoms and your quality of life. We want to provide you with the knowledge and tools to make the menopause a more positive experience as well as an opportunity to share, and learn from like-minded people.

What will happen in the sessions?

Each session will be 90 minutes long. Every week will be about a different menopause related topic, where we will provide you with some information and discuss the topic and any related personal experiences. There will be a fitness activity to try at the end of each session, ranging from time in the gym, to table tennis or even a taster of one of our group exercise classes.  We want to give you an opportunity to try different things, if you wish, but participants don’t have to join in if they don’t want to.

Is this course for me?

The sessions will be most beneficial to women who are currently going through perimenopause or have reached menopause, however the sessions are open anyone over the age of 18.

What should I bring?

There is no requirement to bring anything along to the sessions, however a few things are advised.

  • A notebook and pen in case you’d like to make any notes 
  • Comfy clothing and trainers suitable for the physical activity.
  • A drink or bottle you can fill up (we have water fountains available for use)
What will I learn?

We will be covering all things menopause related.

  • The process of peri/pre to post menopause
  • Symptoms you may experience
  • Coping strategies to make this period easier
  • The importance of physical activity and techniques to enhance fitness wellbeing and health
  • How to find and access support to cope with the changes
  • Nutritional advice for maximising health and wellbeing4
What happens after I fill in my details?

A member of the team will be in touch to discuss this course further with you, should you choose to accept a space on this course you will be asked to make payment to secure your space. We expect high volumes of interest in this course and would recommend booking your space early to avoid disappointment

Course testimonials

"The course was really informative, suitable for any age or more aptly any stage in your menopause. Sarah and Tracey, who led the course, created a friendly, supportive and respectful atmosphere; everyone felt they could speak openly and honestly."

"What an amazing course so valuable and great to share and learn in a safe space."

"The moving through menopause course has been fantastic. I have thoroughly enjoyed every minute. "

"It has been a positive experience, I feel I am now armed with a wealth of knowledge that will help with my onward journey through menopause."