Here is a selection of the type of courses that are available:
Creative Writing in green spaces This outdoor creative writing and gentle walking group is an opportunity to experiment with ways of walking which combine observation and imagination.
Keynsham Snap & Stroll - We will take short walks around Keynsham and we will look at how to share stories through images and captions, and each participant will produce a final photo story.
Get Creative art group - A friendly peer led art group for adults who want to support their wellbeing through creativity.
Writing Space - a friendly peer led creative writing project for people of all writing skills. Facilitated sessions with opportunities to develop and share your ideas
Creating outdoors with and within nature Join us for an outdoor workshop in Sydney Gardens, Bath. Experience the benefits of working with and within nature.
Creative fabric collage and sewing - Utilising fabrics, paint, embellishments, and a variety of techniques, we will each produce a fiber art narrative of our experiences of the Covid-19 pandemic
The Young Adults Guide to Mental Strength Join this free course fro 16-25 year olds for practical help to manage your wellbeing in partnership with Bath Mind and Soul Spa.
Quitting Smoking Doesn't have to be so stressful Join our free online workshop to find out how quitting smoking can reduce your stress levels and improve your mental health
Beginners Yoga for All Join the Wellbeing College for this relaxing, informal course for all.
Keeping Calm During Covid Learn effective strategies to help you cope in this difficult time.
Grow Your Own at Home Online This course is suitable for anyone with an interest in growing their own food at home.
Hand Reflexology for Self-help Learn simple hand reflexology techniques for self help.
Older Adult Music and Movement Online Join Make a Move for a weekly music and movement class for older adults, support also available for how to use Zoom.
Nature Connection in Midsomer Norton This free wellbeing course from EcoWild will support your physical and mental health through nourishing practices in nature.
Woodland Connect Feel the power of the woods in this free four week wellbeing course from EcoWild
Nordic Walking in MSN Join EcoWild for an opportunity to experience the combined benefits of walking with specially designed poles that power the upper body, giving you a full body workout.
Developing Personal Confidence A great course from Adult Community Learning at Bath College, free for anyone aged over 19yrs.
Writing for Wellbeing A creative course from Creativity Works.
Managing Wellbeing whilst Working from Home A practical course to support your wellbeing from Somerset Skills and Learning.
Be Assertive Develop skills to help you become more assertive with this free course from Bath College.
Art for Everyone Online A 6 week online art class for beginners and those more experienced.
Relax and Cook Greek with Alex a vibrant online small group, where Alex will be showing you how to cook a range of simple but delicious Greek dishes.
Singing For wellbeing A friendly, online singing group especially for people who are feeling alone, low or
stressed from Soundwell.
Lakeside Wellbeing This funded face to face Wellbeing Course is to support your physical and mental health through nourishing practices in nature this winter run by Ecowild.
5 Ways To Wellbeing Online Learn about these practical steps to improve your wellbeing from Somerset Skills and Learning.
Art Online A live art class facilitated by Genesis Trust for vulnerable adults in the community.
Animation Online A live animation class from Genesis Trust for vulnerable adults.
Level up your personal communication skills A great course from Adult Community Learning for improving our interpersonal, communication skills, free for anyone aged over 19years.
Expressive Creative Writing Online, free course from Somerset Skills and Learning. This online one and a half hour workshop will provide you with the skills and knowledge to be able to practice expressive creative writing
Life Recovery Course This practical online course will help you learn practical skills to keep you well.
Knit and Natter Meet up on video link with knitting or crochet and a cup of tea in a friendly, supportive group supported by Timebank.
X-Pert Diabetes Online X-PERT helps you increase your skills, knowledge and confidence in manging your Type 2 diabetes.
Feel Good Walks are aimed at anyone looking to take their first steps to being more active or who are socially isolated. Due to lockdown one to one walks can be arranged.
Free Courses from Somerset Skills and Learning These courses are open to all Bath and North East Somerset residents.
Courses and groups for over 55s from St Johns Foundation
More free courses More opportunities available in Bath and North East Somerset.
If you know anyone that can't access the internet and would like some offline activities, why not download and print this wellbeing pack.
With lots of things currently changing all of the time, its important that we still manage to look after our wellbeing.
We're pleased to introduce our new FREE online courses for you, coming up we have an Online Wellbeing Support Meet-Up if you are feeling socially isolated and would like to connect with others in a guided support session, a six week Meditation class to help learn meditation techniques and Nature Connection a chance to engage with nature even though you may be stuck indoors.
We also have a great database of online support which has lots of great websites to help support your wellbeing from home.
With all of the changes currently happening it is even more important to take care of our wellbeing, here is a link to a great article from Mind with lots of practical tips on how we can all do this.
There's lots online if you need support; if you're feeling isolated, you could try Turn to Me an online lifeline, or if it's exercise you're looking for try these online yoga classes, or why not walk a mile from home?! You could sign up to be a community volunteer if you are able or try an online CBT course for free! The NHS also has lots of great advice and information for managing your wellbeing during this unusual times too. If you would like to get in touch with the Wellbeing College to discuss what is available in the community for you please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.