Updates to current activities and those re-starting in the Autumn are listed below. Further information on dates and times can be found in Hallmaster by clicking HERE. or where given by contacting the organisor. Also note as from Tuesday August 6th there will be a Village Hall Cafe every Tuesday from 14.00 – 16.00. Everyone is welcome to come along for chat and home baked refreshments

Current Activities

YogAlive Starts Monday Sept 2nd 17.45 – 18.45 – Yogalive is a dynamic session. Based on Ashtanga Vinyasa Yoga, this class combines modern stretch, flexibility and stamina flows to upbeat and uplifting tracks . Designed to work the body from the shoulders down, this active class will promote strength, increase tone and shape to the body. Suitable for men and women, this ten-week running program, will enable you to see and feel your own progression. Space is limited, early booking essential. Call on 07887497849 or email to secure your place and find out more information.  £80 for 10 weeks

Keep Fit starts Monday Sept. 2nd at 19.00 – 20.00
Further information from Margaret Baglee 01768864136 or June Balmer 01768864319.

Stainton Playgroup – We meet every Monday from 9:45am – 11:45am in Stainton village Hall. We are a very friendly & welcoming group for babies & pre-school children. It’s a chance for local parents & carers to meet each other & relax over a brew, whilst their little ones play. We have a good variety of different toys & provide craft activities, messy play & much more. You just need to bring a snack & drink for your child, tea, coffee & biscuits is provided for the adults & the cost is £2/child, & £1 there after for siblings. The first visit is free & babies are free up until 6 months.
Restarts in Stainton village hall on Monday 9th September.

Mays Fitness – Every Tuesday between 18.15pm and 19.15pm. This is an ‘Interval Hip hop cardio fitness workout’ programme involving dance and aerobic movement performed to energetic music, including squats and lunges.

People can just turn up, no booking needed. £6 per person.

Every Tuesday 19.30 – 20.30
Multi-Style Yoga class: Open to all ages and abilities, male or female. Suitable for complete beginners or those with good experience. Strengthening, stretching, flexibility, breathing techniques for relaxation and stress relief. Injury recovery, weight loss support, health and wellbeing. Do you want to: Increase your fitness? Reduce stress, manage your weight? Tone your body? Increase your metabolism, take positive steps towards improved health and wellbeing? Yes to all if the above? Then Yoga is the class for you! Take those first steps to improving your quality of life!!  Payable weekly @ £8 for 60 mins.

Stick Mobility every Wednesday for one hour at 13.00, 17.30 and 18.30. – Stick Mobility is a revolutionary training system that improves your mobility, stability and strength making you move better than you ever have. The exercises use the Mobility Stick as a tool to improve your range of motion, muscle activation, coordination and body awareness to build a strong foundation for better movement. The classes are led by a Chartered Physiotherapists who are Certified Stick Mobility instructors.

Train with Sensei Christine Pullan 8th Dan on Weds at 16.15 17.15 – Two times World Champion, two times European Champion and multiple times British Champion.

Coach to many children’s, junior and senior British Champions. Also coach to many international competiors and a senior World Team Champion. All from her Sunderland club. Coach to the KUGB Northern squad, the Scotland KUGB National squad and current AMA England Senior Coach. Over 40 years of karate experience, over 30 of teaching and coaching experience and a qualified primary teacher. We paractise Shotokan karate, which is the most widely practised in the world. Email: christinepullan@hotmail.comWeb

Family Circuits – Starts Thursday 12th September @ 18.00 – 18.45pm.  Fun fitness session for those aged 10+.  The circuit set up means that you can work at your own pace and stations will be suitable for the whole family.  £5 (£4 students) drop in.  Max 12 people.  Contact Debbie Jackman on or 0777 6162125 for more information.

Mindful Pilates classes  – starts Friday 6th September at 8.45 and 9.45. A mindfulness based movement class to help you stretch and strengthen your body but it also helps to reduce anxiety or restlessness, improves sleeping patterns and increases overall wellbeing. Why not give it a go for FREE.  8.45am and 9.45am Fridays. Places limited. £38.50 for block of 7 classes. Or £8 pay as you go (if there is space)To book or obtain further details contact Sally Plevin on 07771635689 or

Kickboxercise – Starts Friday 13th September @ 11 – 12 noon.  Great way to improve cardi, balance, strength and flexibility.  Pad work, circuits, boxing to music, games and more.  Boxing plus strike technique developed over time.  Friendly group, with great enthusiasm and motivation.  Come and join them.  £6 drop in.  Max 12 people.  Contact Debbie Jackman on or 0777 6162125 for more information.

Messy Church – Starts Friday September 13th, 15.30 – 17.30 and then every second Friday of the month. It is an ecumenical Messy church which is open to all ages of the community. There will be a variety of craft activities, games and challenges to do followed by a short time of celebration and then a meal. For further details e-mail Tracey Cooke at: or mobile:07891 532979

Emergency First Aid on Thursday September 5th 18.00 – 20.00 – A 2 hour emergency first Aid Class covering First response, CPR, Defibrillator, primary and secondary survey. £15.00 pp per session. Contact: Darren Elliott  07810860062