Weight off workshops (WOW)

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Do you feel you are overweight?

Have you been putting on the pounds recently? Are you ready to create healthier habits?

We run a number of different Weight off Workshops (WOW) aimed at helping you achieve your goals.

Each 12-week course offers the following:

  • Weekly sessions lasting around 45–90 mins depending on which course you opt for.
  • Small groups for maximum support and motivation.
  • Nutritional advice based on the Eatwell Guide.
  • Private weekly weigh-ins, nutrition and activity reviews, along with individual goal setting.
  • WOW toolkit including course manual, British Heart Foundation's Eat Well Guide, Weight Tracker Card and an exercise resistance band.
  • Access to our Get Active courses if appropriate (see our Get active courses page).

WOW is for you if you are:

  • Ready to make small, sustainable changes every week focussing on nutrition and exercise.
  • Able to commit to attending a minimum of 9 out of 12 sessions.
  • Willing to complete all the evaluation paperwork.

Virtual WOW (online)

  • 12-week online course via a video platform for groups of 5 people.
  • Daytime and evening courses.
  • Sessions run for 60-90 minutes.

Next available courses:

  • Thursday 9 July 10am
  • Saturday 8 Aug 10am

WOW over the phone    

  • One-to-one support over the phone for 12 weeks.
  • Daytime and evening appointments.
  • Sessions run for 45-60 minutes. 

Sessions are available now!

WOW (currently postponed due to Covid-19)

  • Face-to-face group course (12 weeks) for up to 14 people.
  • Daytime and evening courses.
  • Sessions run for 1 hour 30 minutes.     

WOW plus (currently postponed due to Covid-19)

  • Face-to-face group course (12 weeks) for up to 14 people with an introduction to exercise.
  • Daytime and evening courses.
  • Sessions run for 1 hour 45 minutes.
  • WOW Plus includes gentle circuit-based exercise which can be tailored to suit your individual needs. Low impact and chair-based options are available. Taking part is optional.  

For further information, to find out more details of upcoming courses and to register to join you can either call 01403 215111, email us or complete our enquiry form.

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