Footsteps Festival 2021

Active Zone

We know that physical activity is vitally important for people with persistent pain. But getting active can be difficult, especially on your own. So here in the activity zone we’ll be hosting lots of events to get you moving – from dance to yoga, tai chi and other activities. Everything in the Activity Zone has been designed especially for people with pain. We're all about keeping it simple – and having fun.


Upcoming Events

En-Joy (Energy and the Joy Of You)

26/06/2021
En-Joy (Energy and the Joy Of You) is gentle movement class developed for people who live with pain by Physiotherapist Despoina Karargyri. This class is a gentle, mindful, stretch and movement opportunity suiting all levels of function and ability. It...

The Step

10/07/2021
The Step is a unique movement and breathwork class developed for people who live with pain by Physiotherapist Despoina Karargyri and inspired by Opera North’s Step Into Singing Programme. It will be a calm, mindful and gentle class, suitable for...

Footsteps into Pilates

13/07/2021
Footsteps into Pilates - (for strength, balance, flexibility and wellbeing)   With Physiotherapist and Pilates teacher Zoe Rex   This is a web based course culminating in a live event on 13th July. Learn about Pilates and try it out...

Niki’s Cycling Video Diaries

31/12/2021
Hi Everyone, my name is Niki, I’m 48 and these are my video diaries documenting what recovery from many years of chronic pain looks like for me. Recovery looks different for everyone and is often very different to what you...

Latest Event

VIDEO – Step into Easeful Movement

26/04/2021
A three session series of Movement classes suitable for any level of ability. The video of session Three is here!