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Hampshire County Council – Wellness and Fitness week – August 2023

A 5-day wellness and fitness residential for young people doing their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s award, you’ll get to experience daily classes focusing on core strength, stamina, alignment and awareness of good posture. Daily classes will include a range of pilates, yoga, relaxation, resistance bands and body weight exercises to strengthen and tone. Each day will involve a daily stretch routine and we will get your legs moving with local sun rise run/walks located in the heart of Hampshire at Stubbington Study Centre.



Stubbington Study Centre, Hampshire


Monday 21st August to Friday 25th August 2023



What’s included?

  • Accommodation and all meals
  • Evening activities in an area of outstanding natural beauty
  • Transfers from Fareham train station on arrival and departure day (if required)

What’s involved?

  • Daily movement class focusing on core strength, mobility and awareness of good posture and breathing.
  • Classes include the use of Pilates moves, resistance band exercises and body weight exercises to strengthen and tone.
  • Meditation sessions to relax and focus the mind.
  • Daily stretch routine.
  • Daily run/walks to one of the many beautiful sea locations in the local area.
  • Time to relax and get to know other participants.


Participants feedback

“A residential that covered all aspects of well-being with a mix of cardio fitness and relaxation additionally learning how to play new card games. My highlight was the meditation session in the evening, the beach walk and seeing the badgers the first time” – Emily- Boston High School


“A week of fun and games with a group of lovely participants and caring leaders. The fitness was amazing, but the yoga and Pilates was also a lovely touch and an opportunity to reflect”- Grace- Sutton Valence School


“A Fun experience with valuable learning activities and great to meet new people”- Aditya- The Royal Grammar School, High Wycombe


Details and booking

For more information on the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Gold Residential, contact: [email protected] or to book visit Hampshire DofE Gold Residential | Hampshire County Council (hants.gov.uk)

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Stubbington Study Centre, Hampshire
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