Cost: £25 per month. The first month is free for new members. Long-term concessions are available.
Due to COVID-19 branch sessions have now moved online. Stretch sessions are led by a physiotherapist. Please email the branch if you’d like to join.
The group is attended by a diverse range of people and encourages a positive and pro-active response to AS. Members enjoy a friendly and supportive atmosphere as well as excellent facilities. There is also an active social scene within the group.
*Sessions take place every Monday except bank holidays, the last four Mondays in August, the last three Mondays in December and the first Monday in January.
Qualified physiotherapists lead exercise sessions in the gym and in the hydrotherapy pool. Some one-to-one advice is also available.
Regular appropriate exercise has been shown to slow down the progression of axial SpA (AS)
Members find the opportunity to meet with and talk to others living with axial SpA (AS) especially valuable.
Please note that you must have a UK diagnosis of axial spondyloarthritis (Axial SpA) or ankylosing spondylitis (AS) to attend this branch.
Sessions last 40 minutes each at these times:
18:00 – 18:40 – hydrotherapy or gym
18:40 – 18:50 – change-over
18:50 – 19:30 – hydrotherapy or gym
You may choose to do either one or two sessions each Monday.