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Hurworth Primary's Carnival Day

Hurworth Primary's Carnival Day

Emma had the pleasure of spending an afternoon with Hurworth Primary School during their Carnival.

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Rose Lodge Care Home wins award!

Rose Lodge Care Home wins award!

It's a pleasure to teach at Rose Lodge who have won the Maria Ballaband 'Home Of The Year' award 2 years runnig.

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Support for Schools to Get Pupils Active

Support for Schools to Get Pupils Active

Fundamentals is a fun physical activity programme to support schools in getting pupils active.

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Tackling Mental Health through Physical Activity

Tackling Mental Health through Physical Activity

Over the past several months Nouveau Wellbeing have been working to "Get Girls Moving!", tackling mental health issues and depression.

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Come Cook With Us And Explore Healthy Eating

Come Cook With Us And Explore Healthy Eating

Cook with Us is an informal cooking sessions using quick, easy and affordable recipe ideas for the family.

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Introducing Makaton in Stockton

Introducing Makaton in Stockton

Being able to communicate is one of the most important skills we need in life. That’s why we introduced our Makaton ‘Sign, Sing & Shimmy’ project in Stockton.

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Dementia Awareness Week

Dementia Awareness Week

Nouveau has been busy training and attending many activities and events for dementia awareness week.

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Nouveau Wellbeing moves to new Head Office

Nouveau Wellbeing moves to new Head Office

After outgrowing our previous head office, we made the move to Tees Valley earlier this month where we are situated in Belasis Business Park.

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Families active together

Families active together

Sing and shimmy is a fun and exciting social class for young families using a range of equipment, dance moves and songs. The class was designed to help children improve coordination, memory and learning skills.

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Girls Get Moving is coming to Sunderland.

Girls Get Moving is coming to Sunderland.

We are launching new classes in Sunderland to help young women aged between 16 - 35 years improve their physical activity levels and health, boost confidence and raise self-esteem.

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Increasing Dementia Awareness in Middlesbrough

Increasing Dementia Awareness in Middlesbrough

Nouveau Wellbeing's new project "Middlesbrough Steps to Wellbeing" has had a great take off following the launch event on 31st March at the Jury's Inn, Middlesbrough.

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Step Up Get Down for Red Nose Day!

Step Up Get Down for Red Nose Day!

Nouveau Wellbeing has been participating in Fitbit’s Red Nose Day Campaign #StepUpGetDown. Through the campaign Fitbit are donating money to Comic Relief for every dance video uploaded to their social media.

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Nouveau Prize Winning Advocate

Nouveau Prize Winning Advocate

Exercise class member Jo Miles from Catterick has been rewarded for her efforts in spreading the word about Nouveau Wellbeing's classes in her local area.

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Award winning social enterprise Nouveau Wellbeing launches in Yorkshire

Award winning social enterprise Nouveau Wellbeing launches in Yorkshire

A social enterprise launched by a former professional dancer to bring affordable dance, fitness and wellbeing programmes to everybody who wants them is holding a West Yorkshire launch event on Friday 15 July at Tenants Enterprise Hall, Middleton, Leeds with free taster dance classes available at 10.30am and 2pm on the day.

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Social Entrepreneur receives Business Innovation Prize from Newcastle University Business School

Social Entrepreneur receives Business Innovation Prize from Newcastle University Business School

Former professional dancer and successful social entrepreneur Bethany Ainsley is celebrating after receiving the David Goldman Prize for Business Innovation at Newcastle University Business School.

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Nouveau Celebrates Seven Fruitful Years In The Business!

Nouveau Celebrates Seven Fruitful Years In The Business!

This April we are celebrating seven years delivering fun, affordable, innovative and effective physical activity and nutrition programmes to our fantastic members across the North East and Yorkshire.

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Improve your happiness with Nouveau!

Improve your happiness with Nouveau!

Certainly, you’re aware that physical activity is good for your physical health and wellbeing. It makes you stronger, it keeps your overall weight in check and keeps you staying active and feeling youthful even at an older age.

However, did you know that exercise could also improve your mood and happiness?

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Nouveau successfully launches in Tyne & Wear

Nouveau successfully launches in Tyne & Wear

After a period of significant growth and success in Durham and Darlington and the Tees Valley areas, Nouveau is spreading north into Tyne and Wear.

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Founder and CEO Bethany Ainsley wins Young Business Person of the Year 2015!

Founder and CEO Bethany Ainsley wins Young Business Person of the Year 2015!

Nouveau Dance & Fitness Founder and CEO was crowned Young Business Person of the Year at the North East Business Executive of the Year awards.

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Nouveau launches new exercise programme in partnership with Parkinson's UK

Nouveau launches new exercise programme in partnership with Parkinson's UK

Earlier this year we formed a fantastic partnership with Parkinson’s UK and as a result launched our first class designed specifically for people with Parkinson’s Disease in July.

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Celebrating the achievements of Stride Children and Young People on International Youth Day!

Celebrating the achievements of Stride Children and Young People on International Youth Day!

In celebration of International Youth Day we wanted to share all the fantastic things our young dancers have been getting involved with this Summer through ‘Stride’ at Nouveau Dance & Fitness.

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Nouveau helping residents to keep fit

Nouveau helping residents to keep fit

Abbeyvale Care Centre which has 48 residents invited Nouveau Dance & Fitness to introduce chair based exercise, a recognised way of improving health and fitness for less mobile adults. Julie Shield, manager at the centre in Blackhall Colliery said, "The residents really enjoy the class in which they get active and exercise in a very safe and secure environment. The expertise and experience that Nouveau Dance & Fitness have made it a perfect partnership for us and our residents in mind."

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The Big Stride Project

The Big Stride Project

Over the past twelve months the Big Stride Project has engaged over 90 children and young people in a creative anti bullying themed dance programme to build confidence and self-esteem, develop friendships, increase positivity and raise aspirations. Dance is a creative activity that compliments other forms of intelligence and provides a vehicle for young people to express themselves.

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NOUVEAU ANNOUNCE THE UP AND COMING STOCKTON COMMUNITY WELLNESS PROJECT

NOUVEAU ANNOUNCE THE UP AND COMING STOCKTON COMMUNITY WELLNESS PROJECT

We are overjoyed and very excited to announce that Reaching Communities, Big Lottery Fund has awarded Nouveau Wellbeing £200,000 to enable us to deliver the Stockton Community Wellness Project!

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CLASSES WITH CHILDCARE: HOW NOUVEAU ARE SUPPORTING PARENTS

CLASSES WITH CHILDCARE: HOW NOUVEAU ARE SUPPORTING PARENTS

We know how hard it is to fit regular physical activity into your daily schedule when you're a mum, especially when it's a struggle to find suitable childcare. To tackle this, we have a developed a range of classes with additional childcare available that means you can keep active whilst knowing your child is safe and enjoying a creative activity themselves nearby!

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5 EASY WAYS TO BE ACTIVE AT WORK

5 EASY WAYS TO BE ACTIVE AT WORK

We know how tricky it can be to keep up an active lifestyle and focus on your work, and how it can often feel like an impossible task to try and fit exercising in to your schedule as well as work full time. To tackle this, we have come up with 5 super easy ways for you to try and move a little more whilst you're at work...

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WHY HEALTH IN THE WORKPLACE IS VITAL FOR YOUR BUSINESS

WHY HEALTH IN THE WORKPLACE IS VITAL FOR YOUR BUSINESS

A busy workplace can be an extremely stressful environment, for many different reasons, and it could affect your employees both mentally and physically; this makes it vital to focus on the health and wellbeing of your employees as well as the objectives of your company.

Having a healthy workforce will lead to increased motivation, less illness, more commitment and improved attendance, making your workplace a better one to work in all round.


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GET YOUR SCHOOL MOVING WITH NOUVEAU WELLBEING

GET YOUR SCHOOL MOVING WITH NOUVEAU WELLBEING

Here at Nouveau Wellbeing, we don't just want to get adults moving and enjoying exercise, but we want to help young people improve their health and wellbeing too. We have a range of services designed for schools and colleges to help introduce more physical activity into the curriculum, created in order to tackle the health issues facing more and more young people across the North East and the UK in general.

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NOUVEAU DANCE & FITNESS GET INVOLVED IN DURHAM DASH!

NOUVEAU DANCE & FITNESS GET INVOLVED IN DURHAM DASH!

Last week, the unique and exciting children's athletics event Durham Dash took place in Durham city centre. The event saw young athletes from 24 local primary schools taking part in road races and field competitions as part of the Change4Life initiative, who were also the title sponsors.

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HOW TO EASE YOURSELF BACK INTO A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE!

HOW TO EASE YOURSELF BACK INTO A HEALTHY LIFESTYLE!

If you haven't exercised in a long time, it can be incredibly daunting and difficult to motivate yourself to start again. It's always going to be tough getting back into an effective fitness routine, but we're here to give you some advice how to go about it!

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5 WAYS TO BECOME A #COMMUNIFITTY OVERNIGHT!

5 WAYS TO BECOME A #COMMUNIFITTY OVERNIGHT!

Now, obviously it’s impossible to massively improve your fitness and start seeing results overnight (although we probably all wish it wasn’t!), and it takes dedication over a sustained period of time to really change your lifestyle; however, we have got 5 simple things you can do tonight and tomorrow morning to kick off your new healthy lifestyle and become a #CommuniFitty!

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HOW EATING FRUIT CAN HELP THE NORTH EAST SHAPE UP!

HOW EATING FRUIT CAN HELP THE NORTH EAST SHAPE UP!

This month saw the launch of our brand new #CommuniFitty campaign, created to bring the people of the North East together in an effort to get fit and healthy as part of a community. Part of that campaign is encouraging you all to join in with #FruitFriday; whether you're on the move, in the office, or at home, making fruit your afternoon snack is an easy track to multiple health benefits.

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