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Be Active update: what's on and coming up

22 Apr 2022

UoM Sport has a number of classes and events to help get you fit or improve your wellbeing for summer

Be Active summer term

Be Active eight-week class block starts Monday

All the Be Active classes start next week, we have a great selection of classes including Zumba, Boxercise, a  variety of Yoga’s and Pilates classes plus many more to keep you fit and well during the summer term.

Last chance to get your Flexi Pass/Full Zoom pass

The Flexi Pass is a great buy at £55 if you want a mixture of exercise in your own space and also a live group exercise class at the Wellbeing Rooms, you can do all the Zoom classes plus two face-to-face sessions a week. The Full Zoom Pass is £40 and worth it if you intend on doing three-plus ½ sessions a week or two 1hr/45 min sessions a week.

The Zoom Pass offer will end 2 May.

Please note you will still be able to book on to individual courses three weeks after 25 April.

Yoga retreat: 7 May

On 7 May we are hosting a wonderful day of Yoga, massage and for the final event of the day a Gong bath with amazing sound to help rebalance and rejuvenate you.

The day will also offer refreshments and lunch. The event is held at the Wellbeing Rooms, Simon Building, and we will be using the whole Wellbeing suite to host this great day.

The cost of the retreat is subsidised by Sporticipate and costs £10 for students, £15 for staff and £20 for friends/family/general public. We only have 24 places left, please note as this event is subsidised there is a no refund policy.

Purple Wave 10k & ½ Marathon

Coming soon the Great Manchester Run on Sunday, 22 May, this event is subsidised by our University and only costs £25 for students and staff for the 10k (normal price is £42) - we also have a discount for the ½ marathon at £44.10 (normal price £49). You don’t have to raise money for a charity, but if you do have a charity you wish to fundraise for please share your info and link in with our Purple Wave fundraisers page. Or why not raise funds for our chosen charity and your place is FREE! 

You have a choice of walking, jogging or running the 10k, if you fancy walking the race, we have a designated walk leader to keep you motivated, it’s a great day with a brilliant atmosphere!

Please note on this booking site staff are under public.

Massage and beauty treatments

At the treatment room opposite our Wellbeing Rooms, Beauty Bee (Abby Crowhurst) offers many beauty treatments from waxing, eyebrows, nails plus holistic and sports massage and many more wonderful pampering activities. We also have Miriam Waters-Lopez who offers a great sports massage/Indian head massage/lymphatic drainage plus many more therapeutic treatments.