Fitness Classes

Lewis and Harris

Starting on Tuesday 14th April, staff based at ISL will be offering online fitness classes to our community.   Janet Macleod and Lisa Weir, Fitness Instructors, will be offering the following activities:

  • Classes twice daily for  ISL class attenders
  • 1 – 1 training and activity advice

The timetable for the classes will be as follows:

Tuesday            11am and 4pm
Wednesday          11am and 4pm
Thursday           11am and 4pm
Friday             11am and 4pm

This will be reviewed on a weekly basis depending on uptake and customer feedback.  Janet will be offering group classes to anyone who has attended classes at ISL.

Lisa will also be available for individual training advice.  If this is of interest to you, please e-mail Lisa directly at lisa.weir@cne-siar.gov.uk and she will get back to you.

All classes are free and you don’t have to have a ‘Slàinte Mhath’ membership to join in.  Customers using Connect, our online booking system, will get first chance to book when classes go live for bookings and some classes will have limited numbers to ensure that the Instructor can monitor all customers appropriately. There will be a waiting list option available if classes are full.  Classes can be booked in advance and customers need to select ISL on the online booking form, to book a place. 

How Do I Book Onto a Class?

‘Slàinte Mhath!’ members – You will be able to book online using our Connect online booking system. You will need to have a PIN number to access this system. Please e-mail your name, address and date of birth to Nataliya at nataliya.nedkova@cne-siar.gov.uk and she will e-mail it back to you. This will mean that you will get first access to available bookings when classes ‘go live’.

Not a ‘Slàinte Mhath!’ member? - If you e-mail Nataliya at nataliya.nedkova@cne-siar.gov.uk with your name, address, date of birth and a contact phone number, we will set you up with a temporary membership which will allow you to access the Connect online system too.

Member on Non-Member - If you don’t wish to use the Connect online booking system, you can e-mail Nataliya at nataliya.nedkova@cne-siar.gov.uk stating which class you are wishing to attend and she will advise if there is availability. E-mails will normally be responded to between 8am and 6pm Monday – Friday.

Classes will be delivered online using a combination of methods including Zoom. You will be contacted by Sport and Health staff with more specific instructions before your first class with an explanation of how the activity you are interested in will be delivered.

Uist and Barra

Starting on Tuesday 14th April, staff based in Uist will be offering online fitness classes to the community in Uist and Barra. Nicola Lindsay Steele, Fitness Instructor and Kevin Morrison, Community Sports Hub Officer/Move More Activity officer will be offering the following activities:-

  • FBX / GameFit – A twenty minute high intensity workout for regular class attenders.
  • Moderate Circuit class – moderate intensity full body strength/Cardio combination lasting 30 minutes (including a 5 minute warm up and cool down). This can be done at home with no       need for specific gym equipment.  All welcome and participants are encouraged to work at a pace they are comfortable with while still making sure they are getting a worthwhile workout.
  • 1 – 1 training and physical activity advice.

The timetable for these classes will be as follows:

Monday              FBX/GameFit          10am and 7pm         
Tuesday             FBX/GameFit     10am and 7pm       
                    Moderate Circuits    2pm
Wednesday           FBX/GameFit     2pm and 7pm
Thursday            FBX/GameFit     2pm and 7pm         
                    Moderate Circuits    10am
Friday              FBX/ GameFit    10am and 7pm

This will be reviewed on a weekly basis depending on uptake and customer feedback.  Nicola will also be available for individual training advice at nicola.steele@cne-siar.gov.uk.  If this is of interest to you, please e-mail Nicola directly and she will get back to you.

All classes are free and you don’t have to have a ‘Slàinte Mhath’ membership to join in.  Customers using Connect, our online booking system, will get first chance to book when classes go live for bookings and some classes will have limited numbers to ensure that the Instructor can monitor all customers appropriately. There will be a waiting list option available if classes are full.  Classes can be booked in advance and customers need to select LSC on the online booking form, to book a place. 

How Do I Book Onto a Class?

‘Slàinte Mhath!’ members – You will be able to book online using our Connect online booking system. You will need to have a PIN number to access this system. Please e-mail your name, address and date of birth to Nataliya at nataliya.nedkova@cne-siar.gov.uk and she will e-mail it back to you. This will mean that you will get first access to available bookings when classes ‘go live’.

Not a ‘Slàinte Mhath!’ member? - If you e-mail Nataliya at nataliya.nedkova@cne-siar.gov.uk with your name, address, date of birth and a contact phone number, we will set you up with a temporary membership which will allow you to access the Connect online system too.

Member on Non-Member -If you don’t wish to use the Connect online booking system, you can e-mail Nataliya at nataliya.nedkova@cne-siar.gov.uk stating which class you are wishing to attend and she will advise if there is availability. E-mail will be normally be responded to between 8am and 6pm Monday – Friday.

Classes will be delivered online using a combination of methods including Zoom. You will be contacted by Sport and Health staff with more specific instructions before your first class with an explanation of how the activity you are interested in will be delivered.

A spokesperson said: “These are uncharted waters for us all and there are bound to be some issues initially but rest assured we will do our best to resolve them. We think it is important that we maintain as much of a sense of community and normality in these difficult times as we can – and a familiar face can make such a difference from an anonymous class found on You Tube!

Thanks again for your understanding and we look forward to seeing you next week!”