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A wonderful community centre

March 1, 2016 1:13 pm

The Ruth Winston Centre is a registered charity whose mission is to promote independence, well-being and activities for the over 50s in Enfield. Ruth Winston Centre has around 1100 members and offers 60 classes and/or activities per week exclusively for the over 50s. In addition to learning and staying connected with others, we promote healthy living and well-being through our faciliation of additional services such as blood pressure checks, chiropody, hairdressing, flu jabs, stroke clinic, health trainer advice and support to name but a few. Ruth Winston Centre is a place where information of interest to the over 50s may be presented and exchanged. For those who otherwise would spend their days at home alone it is a vitally important...

Jean Dawson says it’s yoga, which she started aged 67, that’s helped her to reach her 100th birthday!

February 24, 2016 1:12 pm

Jean first started yoga after seeing an advert in her local area. She credits yoga with changing her life, saying that it has “helped cure aches and pains.” Aside from easing pain, Jean also says the yoga has helped her posture, balance, concentration, flexibility and stamina. Attending regular classes also means Jean has made some great friends. According to Jean’s yoga instructor, Christine, Jean is a role model for others – proving to everyone that if she can do it, so can they. Jean added that it’s about doing what you can, “A few years ago, I could do all the handstands and everything but I have to stop doing those now due to my blood pressure, but yoga has...