Theme: Exercise

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Stretching exercises: Tips and techniques

Mark, a qualified Sports Therapist, discusses some tips and techniques for 10 stretching exercises you can do at home, to support your health and wellbeing.

Meet the Fundraiser – Dave Mulligan

We spoke to Dave Mulligan, a Henshaws service user who has sight loss to find out why he is taking on a 900 mile walk along the length of Britain, fundraising for Henshaws.

Meeting VI Runners at a Manchester parkrun

The benefits of regular exercise are well documented, and thousands of people attend the weekly 5km Saturday parkruns across the country. What's it like for VIPs and their guides?

Bowled Over by Blind Cricket

As the 2019 ICC Cricket World Cup gets underway in England, we turn our minds to what's on offer specifically for visually impaired cricketers.

Get Out-and-About For Fun and Health

Don't let worries about accessibility put you off getting into the countryside. There are all sorts of resources out there to help.

Amy’s London Marathon Story

We spoke to Amy, a physiotherapist at our Specialist College, to find out and discover
why she took on the London Marathon in aid of Henshaws.

Blind Sport, Are You ‘Avin A Laugh?

Comedic writer and founder of the Gloucestershire Growlers VI Cricket team, Marc Gulwell, shares his experience of getting involved in local blind sport and what it's meant to him.

Henshaws comes to Sunderland College

The staff at Sunderland College got a taste of the Blind Football experience at their staff training day from our very own Philippa and Craig!

Henshaws Paralympics 2016 Series: Football

Welcome back to Henshaws Paralympics 2016 Series, where we'll give you the know-how on sports being played in the 2016 Rio Paralympics - this week we cover blind football.

Henshaws Paralympics 2016 Series: Archery

Welcome to the first segment of Henshaws Paralympics 2016 Series! Over the next few weeks, we'll give you the know-how on sports being played in the 2016 Rio Paralympics.

Yoga Group

Learn this ancient form of exercise as part of a small, friendly group, suitable for beginners.

Henshaws exercise classes

Our classes will get you moving, at your own pace and ability, to improve your range of movement, strength & fitness.

Henshaws Hikers

Improve your fitness, get some fresh air, enjoy some beautiful scenery and make new friends at our walking group!

My Road to Rio

We’re excited to bring you our first blog post from Henshaws ambassador and paralympic swimmer Hannah Russell.