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Idea Store online courses

We are delivering some of our courses remotely using a range of methods, including virtual classes via Zoom.

How to enrol

Visit the how to enrol page and search our list of courses.

Exercising safely online

Tutors showing have made every effort to ensure the content is safe. However they cannot be in the room with you. It is your responsibility to ensure you are exercising in a safe way.

If you normally modify movements due to injury or pregnancy, please continue to do so. Use pillows, blankets or other objects as props to support your practice.

If at any time during your course you feel any unusual pain or discomfort, you should stop exercising immediately.

Magazine downloads

Discover the latest health and fitness news and download free the latest magazines with Overdrive and/or the

Idea Store recommends

NHS online resources

NHS Exercise
Adults should do some type of physical activity every day. Any type of activity is good for you. The more you do the better.

NHS Fitness Studio
There are several free videos you can follow including yoga and Pilates; some are specific to health conditions

NHS Live Well
Advice, tips and tools to help you make the best choices about your health and wellbeing

Gentle Sitting Exercises
These gentle sitting exercises will help improve your mobility and prevent falls, and can even be done at home.

Online health and fitness resources

Action for Happiness
Uplifting ideas and happiness facts, including ‘10 Keys to a Happier Life’ and ’10 Days of Happiness’ a free online coaching programme

Royal Osteoporosis Society
Exercise videos and factsheets for people with osteoporosis

Sport England
Tips, advice and guidance on how to keep or get active in and around your home

Adaptive Yoga with Wheelpower

Online wellbeing resources

eBooks and Audiobooks
Discover and download a range of mental health and wellbeing audiobooks on Overdrive

Inner Space
Webinars for meditation

MFHA England
Resources from Mental Health First Aid to help combat stress

Personal development resources

Understanding Zen: Personal Development and Zen Teachings
ZEN is based on simplicity, and in this free online course you can finally learn ZEN in a simple, easy to understand format with no esoteric theory or outrageous claims!