Highlights from 2018

2018 Slough Seniors Christmas

Last session before Christmas - 20th December 2018

Our last keep fit session was held on the 20th December taught by Emily Lockhart.  After the session the group donated food and toiletries to the Slough Foodbank.  The Slough Foodbank provides 3 days supply of non-perishable foods to help local people in food crisis, who are assessed then referred by one of over 120 local, professional agencies. Last year the Foodbank supplied almost 4000 food parcels.

International Older Peoples Day - 2nd October 2018











The importance of staying active and eating healthily was promoted at the event which was attended by 65 People, held at the Chalvey Community Centre. We hosted a full programme consisting of 40 minutes of Relaxation Techniques taught by local Yoga teacher Justine Clifford (the relaxation techniques sessions are paid for by the Heathrow Community Fund). 


Vijaya Gupta and Caroline Brindle presented 'Slough Seniors The Journey', highlighting our milestones since we established in 2006.  Mike Connolly lay member of the Slough Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) spoke of the great work Mr Gupta and the Slough Seniors have done for the older community of Slough.  Dr Kasar Sadhra from Manor Park Medical Centre gave a presentation on 'How to take care of yourself in old age'.  This was followed by lunch and Bollywood music.

Read press coverage in the Slough Observer 6th Oct

Further coverage in the Slough Expresss 10th Oct

Full Yoga session - 25th Sept 2018











A grand total of 31 students attended our regular Yoga session, which is held on Tuesdays from 11am to 12 noon, taught by Caroline Brindle. So great to see our seniors attending and benefiting from their Yoga.


Emily Lockhart of E L Fitness joined the Weekly activity teachers, she teaches the Keep-fit sessions on a Thursday from 11am to 12 noon.  Emily has been running outdoor fitness classes in Cippenham since 2016.  Emily is also a swimming teacher and sports coach at a local primary school.

Emily Lockhart

Hello to Emily Lockhart NEW Keep-fit instructor - 6th Sept 2018  

Farewell to Dagmara Czechowska Keep-fit Instructor - 23rd August 2018  



Dagmara taught Keep Fit to the group since 2016, her sessions were very popular and she will be missed.  The last session was concluded with farewell cake and tea.

International Yoga Day - 21st June 2018  

The international Yoga Day was celebrated by our group at the Chalvey Community Centre. Yoga was taught by local Yoga teacher Caroline Brindle. Optometrist Twinkle Patel gave a presentation on Eye care.  We then concluded the celebrations with lunch. 

Read the full article in the Slough Observer 7th July

Further coverage in the Slough Expresss 25th June

Justine Clifford joined our team of teachers in March this year with a NEW CLASS. Relaxation Techniques, held every Wednesday 11am to 12 noon. The class consists of breathing exercises, gentle movements, meditation, and opportunity for laughter at the end. Suitable for all looking to find more freedom and lightness within their mind, body & soul. Justine has been teaching Yoga since 2016, and runs weekly sessions in the local area.

This activity is funded by the Heathrow Community Fund, to whom we are very grateful.


Hello to Justine Clifford - Relaxation Techniques teacher - 7th March 2018