Health and Wellbeing

Improve your wellbeing with one of our Lancashire Adult Learning Health and Wellbeing courses – a NEW offer to support you and your family during this time. Never has it been more important to take time out for yourself. Explore our range of FREE* courses and sign-up using our online enrolment portal. If you need support, get in touch, our friendly team can help!

*Note that most of our courses are FREE for Lancashire residents and where fees are applicable, this will be noted on your enrolment.

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Accrington & Rossendale College
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Heysham Library
Ingol Library
Intact Centre - Preston
Kingsfold Library
Lancashire Adult Learning
Lancashire Archives
Lancaster Library
Leyland Library
Longridge Library
Longton Library
Lostock Hall Library
Mazuma Stadium Morecambe Football Club
Nelson and Colne College
Nelson Library
Online Provision
Ormskirk Library
Oswaldtwistle Library
Parbold Library
Pendle Yes Hub Active Lancashire
Poulton Library
Preston Masonic Hall
Preston Quaker Meeting House
Pukar Disability Resource Centre
Rawtenstall Library
Rishton Library
Sahara in Preston Ltd
Shout Connect Meeting Rooms Preston
St Laurence's Church Hall - Chorley
Stubbylee Community Greenhouses & Events
The Place Community Centre Leyland
Thornton Library
Various venues across Lancashire
Waterside Centre Accrington
West End Community Centre
Whalley Library
Whitworth Library
  • Connect & Keep Learning: Creative Writing - Learn the Basics
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This course is aimed at learners who would like to further their creative writing skills beyond the introduction. Learning more about key techniques that will develop their writing style whether it be for personal wellbeing, enjoyment or for publication. Sharing work and discussing what makes good writing and how to develop it is a key element of this course. Learners will also reflect on the benefits ‘connecting’ with others and ‘keeping learning’ can bring to your mental health and we...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 16/04/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      5 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Connect for Wellbeing
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    Never before have we had had so many methods of connecting with others as we have now. Yet despite this, many of us often feel isolated and lonely. This course is the first step in improving true connections in your life and the lives of others. Connect is one of the Five Ways to Wellbeing, which are evidence-based actions that are the most effective for improving/maintaining our mental health and wellbeing. It will help you identify the kinds of connections that affirm you rather than drain yo...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Leyland Library
      THU - 18/04/2024
      13:30 to 16:00
      2 week course
      Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Mazuma Stadium Morecambe Football Club
      WED - 15/05/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      2 week course
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Creating a More Confident You
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    It’s easy to focus on what’s wrong with us, but how often do we focus on what’s right with us? This course enables you recognise and improve your levels of confidence and self-esteem by recognising your skills, strengths and achievements in order to build you up and improve your overall wellbeing. By working on your confidence, you will affect not only your own life, but the lives of those around you, enabling you to move forward towards your goals. The course is two and a half hours per ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Mazuma Stadium Morecambe Football Club
      MON - 15/04/2024
      13:30 to 16:00
      2 week course
      9 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • The Place Community Centre Leyland
      WED - 05/06/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      2 week course
      11 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Creative Communities
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    If a creative taster session at your local venue has got you inspired, then you can progress onto this course to try out more Arts based activities on this next step course. This course provides a chance to get creative and try out a range of Arts techniques. We will work with a range of mediums and activities including, paper, collage, sewing, and mark making. Take time out to relax and try new things using minimal materials, that you can easily continue with at home....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Lancashire Archives
      THU - 18/04/2024
      13:30 to 16:00
      6 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Pukar Disability Resource Centre
      FRI - 26/04/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      5 week course
      10 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Drawing for Relaxation
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered either online or in venue

    Online or in Venue
    Online or in Venue
    This short course will introduce learners to simple drawing techniques and activities that will aid relaxation and being present (in the moment.) Learners will explore line, pattern, and tone to create visually pleasing designs whilst benefitting from the relaxing creative process. Learners will also reflect on the positive benefits engaging in creative activities can have on your mental health and wellbeing. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Longridge Library
      TUE - 16/04/2024
      13:30 to 16:00
      1 day course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      THU - 23/05/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      9 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Experimental Printmaking - Learn the Basics
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This course is designed with beginners in mind and has been designed to provide learners with a broad experience of print making techniques and processes. Learners will engage in a range of guided explorations, using the work of artists as inspiration. Reflecting on and evaluating outcomes of prints produced, learners will develop their subject terminology and analytical skills. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Preston Quaker Meeting House
      TUE - 16/04/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      5 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Longridge Library
      MON - 03/06/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      5 week course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Get Into Meditation
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered either online or in venue

    Online or in Venue
    Online or in Venue
    This course is an introduction to meditation. Meditation has long been regarded as a beneficial technique to help calm the mind and body to improve wellbeing. The practice requires no special equipment and can be done anywhere making it an inclusive skill for all to learn. It is suitable for all ages and abilities; including beginners, intermediate and advanced. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      MON - 29/04/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      13 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      MON - 20/05/2024
      18:30 to 20:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Thornton Library
      TUE - 21/05/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      This course is now full
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Chair Based Exercise & Falls Prevention
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered either online or in venue

    Online or in Venue
    Online or in Venue
    This session introduces a group exercise programme that is suitable for all levels of fitness with exercises that may be adapted to cater for individual needs. It will be chair based and the exercises are aimed at developing posture, balance, strength and mobility. This session will also help develop the confidence of the learners when performing daily activities and recreational tasks. Alongside the practical elements, we will introduce the Department of Health (2011) Start Active, Stay Active ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • West End Community Centre
      MON - 15/04/2024
      09:30 to 11:30
      2 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • West End Community Centre
      TUE - 14/05/2024
      10:00 to 12:00
      2 week course
      14 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      MON - 20/05/2024
      10:00 to 12:00
      1 day course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Coal Clough Library
      FRI - 21/06/2024
      13:30 to 15:30
      2 week course
      Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Introduction to Chair Based Yoga
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This course is designed for those who wish to gain an introduction to yoga, some key practices and moves. All postures have been adapted to incorporate the use of a chair, making the course suitable for people with limited mobility or physical disabilities / difficulties. The course contains both practical and theory elements with learners also being encouraged to reflect on the benefits from engaging in a range of yoga practices....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Mazuma Stadium Morecambe Football Club
      FRI - 03/05/2024
      10:00 to 12:00
      2 week course
      15 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Ormskirk Library
      TUE - 14/05/2024
      13:30 to 15:30
      2 week course
      Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Lancashire Adult Learning
      FRI - 07/06/2024
      13:30 to 15:30
      2 week course
      Few Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • West End Community Centre
      FRI - 07/06/2024
      10:00 to 12:00
      2 week course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • It's a Man's Life - Men's Health Awareness
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    National Men's Health week starts on the 10th of June. Come along to our informal online session to find out more about nutrition and exercise and managing the mental health of you or the men in your life. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 12/06/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Lift your mood through Mark Making
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    This Course is designed for face to face community delivery. You will require basic level (level 2) maths and English skills, the ability to read and follow instructions and participate in group discussions. This course is for beginners and no prior experience in the subject field is necessary. Course Overview: Make your mark - take a look at different ways of exploring drawing and mark making. Work with a range of tools to have fun with drawing and try out different approaches and mater...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Pukar Disability Resource Centre
      FRI - 19/04/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      11 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Leyland Library
      WED - 22/05/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Oswaldtwistle Library
      WED - 22/05/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Looking After You & Your Wellbeing
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This is a flexible course and can be tailored to meet the needs of community groups and workplace wellbeing priorities for employers. Focusing on teaching strategies and techniques that can help adults to look after their own physical and/or mental wellbeing, the course aimsto give learners the skills and knowledge to keep themselves well using a range of self-care techniques...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 22/05/2024
      18:30 to 20:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Managing the Menopause in Life and Work
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    Learners will gain an insight into the menopause whilst developing an understanding of why and how it affects women all over the world. Exploring the physical and mental impact of the Menopause, alongside learning strategies and self-care techniques with the aim to being better able to manage life and work. Engaging in discussions throughout the course through paired and group discussions, learners will be able to share thoughts, experiences and valuable advice with each other....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 04/06/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      20 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Online Course
      WED - 12/06/2024
      18:30 to 20:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Mindset Matters
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    What we think and how we see the world has a huge impact on our wellbeing and life direction. Negativity is all around us and it’s difficult sometimes to focus on the positive- in fact, our brains are geared to spot the negatives! But you can learn to think differently and learn to ‘rewire your brain! The intention of this course is to enable you to spot, challenge and change the negative thoughts and attitudes that hold you back. As a result, you will become more resilient, hopeful, energis...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Thornton Library
      WED - 19/06/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      2 week course
      Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Non regulated Community Learning, Managing mental health and well-being
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Nelson and Colne College
      - 12/10/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £TBC
    • Nelson and Colne College
      - 19/10/2023
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: £TBC
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Quick Ways to Improve Your Mood
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    Do you find that your mood sometimes dips and you can be left feeling low or fed up? Especially over the past year? This short session aims to give you some snapshot techniques that you can implement and practice further at home, which will help improve your mood and lift your spirits. We will discuss what causes low mood as well as trial some practical techniques to help combat this. The course is a one-off session delivered over 1.5....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      TUE - 07/05/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      9 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Quick Ways to Sleep Well
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    It is estimated that approximately 16 million adults have issues with sleep in the UK, therefore, this is an issue that affects so many of us. This short course aims to give an overview of common sleep problems, as well as providing techniques to try and aid a better night’s sleep....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Whitworth Library
      TUE - 04/06/2024
      13:30 to 16:00
      1 day course
      Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Simplify Your Life
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    Materialism teaches us that the more things we have, the happier we will be; however, we often end up feeling frustrated and struggling with ‘decision fatigue’ trying to manage it all. This course will teach learners how to escape the ‘mess stress’ by simplifying their online and offline life. Learners will discover why we end up with so much and don’t know how to manage it, alongside some of the barriers to simplify and strategies to get you moving towards a more stress-free life. T...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Cleveleys Group Practice
      MON - 03/06/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      2 week course
      12 Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Slow Down and Destress Through Creativity
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered in a venue near you

    In Venue
    In Venue
    The focus of this taster session is around the creative benefits to our wellbeing. You will experience a range of creative techniques and activities designed to encourage mindfulness and relaxation. Being immersed in creative processes helps us to switch off and be in the moment. This is a practical session where you will be guided through simple creative activities. You will also be asked to take part in discussions around stress, creativity and wellbeing. ...
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Adlington Library
      THU - 16/05/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Longton Library
      WED - 22/05/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Kingsfold Library
      WED - 05/06/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    • Rawtenstall Library
      WED - 05/06/2024
      09:30 to 12:00
      1 day course
      Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
    = Can I get help with my fees?
  • Supporting Your Partner through the Menopause
    Health and Wellbeing
    Delivered Online

    Online
    Online
    This event is for anyone who wants to be able to support someone they know and love through the menopause. It will explore the physical and mental impact of the menopause to give you a better understanding of what your loved-one is going through and how you might be able to offer support and understanding....
    Forthcoming Start Dates
    • Online Course
      WED - 19/06/2024
      18:30 to 20:00
      1 day course
      20+ Places Remaining
      Cost: Free to Lancashire residents
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