Health & Wellbeing in Oxford
Fitness clubs offer supported sport and physical activity sessions to anyone that wants to improve their mental well-being in Oxford. Keeping active is one of the five ways to well-being, and research shows that physical activity can help improve your mental well-being, as well as your physical health and fitness. You don’t have to go to the gym to get fit; there are plenty of ways you can get active at home. Try doing something you enjoy, such as walking, running, dancing, gardening or cycling!
There are a variety of fun and friendly sports and activities across Oxford every day, which will help you to achieve your exercise goals such as dancing, swimming, walking, cycling, visiting the gym, or through organised sports such as hockey, badminton or tennis. Being physically active will bring about benefits to both your physical health and mental well-being. Examples include; increased energy levels, stronger bones and muscles, weight management and improvements to sleep patterns.
If you are looking to take part in Meditation, look no further than Inner Space Oxford. With guided meditations daily, no booking required, you can pop in on your lunch break or during a shopping trip and take some time for yourself. Check them out for courses, workshops and talks too.
Walking is a fantastic way to get exercise into your day and is an ideal opportunity to have fun and meet new people. In addition to exercise it is important that you have a sensible and balanced diet to maintain a healthy lifestyle. For yoga, the yogis use to sit for many hours in meditation to achieve this state. The postures are practised with deep mindfulness. Some of the movements are dynamic, others are static.