Exciting Cumbria exercise classes for those bored at the gym


It’s that time of year again when gym memberships become a popular commodity and everyone is jumping on the ‘new year new me’ wagon.

But going to the gym and pumping up iron isn’t everyone’s cup of tea.

Strict diets and exercise regimes can be difficult to follow, especially if they’re not particularly great, but there are plenty of ways to get in shape that don’t involve lifting weights or beating the mat. driving for hours a week.

With that in mind, we’ve put together a list of the different activities available across Cumbria for those looking to spice up their workouts.

1 Aerial Blossom Fitness

A studio based in Carlisle and run by three friends who met through their love of aerial fitness. Fiona, Shannon and Amy have created a safe and welcoming space where others can also discover their passions.

Aerial fitness isn’t just about getting in shape and having fun, it takes you on a journey with the use of hoops. It is a fantastic exercise using your own body weight to lose weight, tone, and improve flexibility.

All of these courses are suitable for complete beginners. No experience or level of fitness is necessary.

It’s so much fun, you won’t even know you are exercising!

Blossom Aerial Fitness is based on Corporation Rd, Carlisle for more details visit here



Blossom Aerial Fitness is a Carlisle-based studio run by three friends who met through their love of aerial fitness. Fiona, Shannon and Amy have created a safe and welcoming space where others can also discover their passions.

2 Salsa in Cumbria

Dancing means so many different things, to so many different people. For many, it’s a great way to blow off spider webs, burn calories, and get your heart pounding while making a whole new circle of friends.

Richard teaches Cross Body style salsa, with class levels ranging from beginner to advanced level. Each course is taken at a different pace to meet the needs of the participants.

It also covers Bachata, ChaChaCha, and La Roueda.

Salsa in Cumbria has classes in Carlisle, Penrith and Cockermouth for details visit here



Dancing burns a lot of calories and can be a great way to meet new people.
Dancing burns a lot of calories and can be a great way to meet new people.

3 A good Nordic yoga

For Kendal-based friendly yoga, look no further.

The benefits of yoga are no secret. This ancient practice is known to improve circulation and flexibility, help tone up, but it’s also a great way to connect with your body and is great for maintaining mental health.

Proper Northern Yoga offers a variety of classes based on traditional Hatha-style yoga with some fun twists. Yoga is a holistic practice that helps you achieve many things, mindfulness and flexibility being a part of it.

Proper Northern Yoga is based in Kendal for more class details visit here



Yoga has many benefits
Yoga has many benefits

4 Frontier Warrior

Warrior BOOTCAMP classes are based on bodyweight movements such as burpees, lunges, squats, push-ups, and primary movements including the odd sprint.

These classes are designed to promote fat loss, build relative strength, and improve your cardiovascular fitness.

For those of you who find it difficult to adjust to the exercise around the daycare, children are invited to participate in the bootcamp classes: so the whole family can work out together, have fun and enjoy themselves. get back in shape.

To participate in one of the Carlisle-based warrior bootcamp programs, go here



Border warriors course
Border warriors course

5 Wild swimming

Whitewater swimming, when done correctly and safely, can be a fun way to burn calories and take in the spectacular scenery the Lake District has to offer.

Swimming is permitted in most lakes, tarns and rivers in the Lake District. Some lakes are more frequented than others, here is a guide to swimming in a pleasant and safe way as well as advice on swimming in open water.

Swimming is not permitted in Ennerdale Water, Haweswater Reservoir, Thirlmere Reservoir and Kentmere Reservoir.



Salli took to swimming in nature to relieve her pain
Salli took to swimming in nature to relieve her pain

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