Maintain an independent active lifestyle through exercise

Welcome to the EXTEND Exercise website. You will find all you need is just a click away. There's news and advice for newly qualified EXTEND Exercise teachers as well as a list of classes held throughout the UK that are open to members of the public. Please feel free to browse the site; if you have any queries that are not answered on our website then please contact us at Head Office open Monday to Friday 9.30 to 2.30.

EXTEND Exercise provides gentle exercise to music for older people and for anyone of any age with a disability. Our mission is to promote health, increase mobility and independence, improve strength, co-ordination and balance and to counteract loneliness and isolation.

The EXTEND Exercise charity comprises of many hundreds of teachers who have completed the 14 day Exercise to Music Course. We are always looking for more teachers to join our organisation and support the delivery of exercise sessions for the older person and those less able of any age. For further information about training courses and how to become an EXTEND Exercise teacher please visit our Courses section. If you are interested in making a donation or supporting EXTEND Exercise in other ways please read our section on Sponsorship and Fundraising.

Teachers please visit the News and Events page on the members section of our website.   Click on Teachers Update for information concerning the Phonographic Performance Licence (new rules have applied since 1st May 2013).  You will need your password.


Add hundreds of potential clients to your current Exercise to Music reach with EXTEND Exercise's new courses to support Older Adults or Disabled People.  See our courses page for more information.



EXTEND Exercise delivers weekly classes nationwide to 25,000 older adults and disabled people. This small charity (based in Wheathampstead, St Albans) wishes to raise awareness in national and local consumer media of its important work. One day per week of voluntary support from a journalist would be very greatly appreciated.

Visit our Vacancies page (in the "Contact Us" section) for further details.






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