Rob Dale BSc (Hons) studied Sports Psychology as part of his Sports Science Degree and has also completed various elements of mental awareness training as part of his time serving in the Royal Marine Reserves.

Mens sana in corpore sano is a Latin phrase, usually translated as “a healthy mind in a healthy body”. The phrase is widely used in sporting and educational contexts to express the theory that physical exercise is an important or essential part of mental and psychological well-being.

www.gov.uk states that during Tier 4 restrictions and lockdowns:

Support groups that have to be delivered in person can continue with up to 15 participants where formally organised to provide mutual aid, therapy or any other form of support – but they must take place at a premises other than a private home. This includes, but is not limited to, support to victims of crime, people in drug and alcohol recovery, new parents and guardians, people caring for those with long-term or terminal illnesses, or who are vulnerable, people facing issues relating to their sexuality or gender, those who have suffered bereavement, and vulnerable young people, including for them to meet youth workers.

Our fitness and mental support classes take part in a public area in the fresh outdoors where everyone can stay 2 metres apart making it Covid-19 secure. The aim of these classes are to provide both physical exercise / weight management and mental health support which can help to decrease participants requirements for medical / NHS support.