Move through menopause
Supporting you through menopause
Move through Menopause is a 12 week course, offering weekly 90 minute sessions.
Session are run by our incredible in house team and are split into two elements, the first being information based with the opportunity to open up topics for group discussion and the second, movement based - a judgement free environment where we will guide you through activities on offer within our Leisure Centre.
Topics within this course include, but aren't limited to; symptom management, hormones and HRT, myth busting, menopause and mental health and nutrition.
Launching 14th September
Our upcoming course dates:
- W/C 8th January
- W/C 29th April
- W/C 9th September
£90.00 for 12, 90 minute sessions and benefit from a complimentary 12 week Premium Membership Our upcoming course begins on Thursday 14th September
To find out more, complete the below form and a member of the team will be in touch
This course is free to all Premium members at Wyre Forest Leisure Centre, participants must be aged 18 years+
Frequently asked questions
What will I get from this course?
We hope that by the end of the 12 weeks every you will have a better understanding of the menopause, what happens during each stage, and how exercise can help improve symptoms and your quality of life. We want to provide you with the knowledge and tools to make the menopause a more positive experience as well as an opportunity to share, and learn from like-minded people.
What will happen in the sessions?
Each session will be 90 minutes long. Every week will be about a different menopause related topic, where we will provide you with some information and discuss the topic and any related personal experiences. There will be a fitness activity to try at the end of each session, ranging from time in the gym, to table tennis or even a taster of one of our group exercise classes. We want to give you an opportunity to try different things, if you wish, but participants don’t have to join in if they don’t want to.
Is this course for me?
The sessions will be most beneficial to women who are currently going through perimenopause or have reached menopause, however the sessions are open anyone over the age of 18.
What should I bring?
There is no requirement to bring anything along to the sessions, however a few things are advised.
- A notebook and pen in case you’d like to make any notes
- Comfy clothing and trainers suitable for the physical activity.
- A drink or bottle you can fill up (we have water fountains available for use)
What will I learn?
We will be covering all things menopause related.
- The process of peri/pre to post menopause
- Symptoms you may experience
- Coping strategies to make this period easier
- The importance of physical activity and techniques to enhance fitness wellbeing and health
- How to find and access support to cope with the changes
- Nutritional advice for maximising health and wellbeing4
What happens after I fill in my details?
A member of the team will be in touch to discuss this course further with you, should you choose to accept a space on this course you will be asked to make payment to secure your space. We expect high volumes of interest in this course and would recommend booking your space early to avoid disappointment
"The course was really informative, suitable for any age or more aptly any stage in your menopause. Sarah and Tracey, who led the course, created a friendly, supportive and respectful atmosphere; everyone felt they could speak openly and honestly."
"What an amazing course so valuable and great to share and learn in a safe space."
"The moving through menopause course has been fantastic. I have thoroughly enjoyed every minute. "
"It has been a positive experience, I feel I am now armed with a wealth of knowledge that will help with my onward journey through menopause."
This initiative is kindly funded by Wyre Forest District council through the 'Leisure Recovery Fund'.
Working proudly in partnership with Menopause Movement, Sport England and Wyre Forest District Council