After a few weeks of Smartline support, the Wesley Chapel in Camborne have formally taken over the classes in order for it to continue running in the community.
The classes are delivered by a company called SPARC and have proved to be a great success!
One of the people taking part in the classes is 81 year old Joan Hampton. Joan had moved into a retirement complex and was worried about "ending up just sitting in a chair and not moving" when she heard about the classes through her church and decided to give them a try.
She is now full of enthusiasm for the classes. "I can feel myself becoming fitter and stronger" she said. "Everyone in the class is very friendly and we all have a laugh and lots of fun."
90 year old John Gilbert was encouraged to go along to the first class by his family and says he enjoys every single minute of the sessions. "It is important to do physical exercise, especially when you are getting old" he said. "I had not done any exercise for a long time and have had a lot of fun learning new skills. I have also made many new friends."
Friends Alys Coster and Liz Ward say taking part in the classes have helped them to build their confidence. "The sessions are very flexible and you can do as much as you want" they said. "The instructors are great and really encourage you to try to push yourselves a little bit more each time."
78 year old Ann Simpson had a very simple goal when she enrolled in her first class – to keep herself physically and mentally healthy so she could follow in her mother’s footsteps. "I have always tried to keep myself fit although I had not done any exercise for three years before coming to this class."
"My mother lived until she was 100 and I want to do everything I can to do the same."
The classes run every other week at the Wesley Chapel in Camborne with a cost of £2.