Entries by Emily Halsall

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Indoor Sport & Exercise Classes are Back!

From Monday, 17 May, both indoor sport and our indoor exercise classes are back! We are so excited to see you pick back up a racquet or back in our studios giving it your all with our instructors. All your favourite classes and instructors are back, including Zumba, Les Mills Bodyjam and GRIT. Here are […]

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Train Together in the Fresh Air

Since we re-opened The Edge on the 12 April, we have started running brand new outdoor exercise classes so that you can train together in the fresh air! They include a variety of your favourites such as Les Mills Bodyjam, Body Combat and Zumba, and let’s not forget your favourite instructors are back too.   […]

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Cycling to Success in Kwa-Zulu Natal

Abandoned bikes from the University campus are enjoying a new lease of life in rural South Africa thanks to an ongoing project led by Leeds Sport and local charity, the Bambisanani Partnership.  Over the last four years the bikes have found their way to Mnyakanya High School in Kwa-Zulu Natal to support the charities inspirational ‘Cycle to Success’ programme. Each summer […]

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Volunteer of the Month: Emily Coulson

Our volunteer of the month for November is Emily Coulson, who is on our Coach Scholar programme. She helps to coach the women’s football club by planning and delivering their weekly sessions at Sports Park Weetwood.    Which volunteering programme are you on & what does your role involve? On campus I am on the […]

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Yorkshire to South Africa: Help Save Lives

Fourteen years ago, Mnyakanya High School in rural KwaZulu-Natal in South Africa, together with St. Mary’s School, Menston established the now multi award winning Bambisanani Partnership which uses sport to promote education, health, global citizenship and leadership. A few weeks ago Mnyakanya School contacted the Bambisanani Partnership charity with the terrible news that they had […]