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New Women Get Active project at the Welsh Refugee Council

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The Welsh Refugee Council is very excited about the upcoming launch of a health and wellbeing programme to address the physical and mental health of female asylum seekers and refugees. The project will be led by Julie Green of the WRC, in partnership with the Trinity Centre and funded through a development grant with Sports Wales.

The goals of this project is to:

  • increase fitness through the delivery of a specialist exercise programme to 32 women in Cardiff;
  • increase participation in sports; and
  • empower and upskill the participants – all in a safe, comfortable and highly social environment.

The structured exercise programme will provide a scaffolded approach to fitness and sports, tailored to the individual participants.  Starting from low-impact, floor-based exercises such as yoga and pilates and progressing to more cardiovascular exercises, such as walking, running (for those as keen) and other sporting opportunities.  Participants will be supported, coached and trained to become accredited either as a Sports Leader or Sports Coach where they will  obtain first aid qualifications and to become champions for their respective communities.

For more information, contact [email protected].  Follow and like us on www.twitter.com/womengetactive and www.facebook.com/welshrefcouncil

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Canllaw i Ofalwyr ar Reoli Meddyginiaeth – i ofalwyr o bob oed sydd ddim yn cael eu talu

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