From Yoga to Park Walks - How to improve your wellbeing in Deptford
It’s important to make sure that we take the time to check in on our mental well-being and simply ask ourselves how we’re doing. Here are some activities to do in Deptford to better your mental health.
YOGA CLASSES FOR BETTER WELLBEING- THE YOGA ROOM
Unit 5, Carriageway, Deptford Market Yard, SE8 4BY
Yoga has so many great benefits not only for your physical health but for your mental well-being too. Whether you’re kickstarting a new healthy lifestyle or looking to start your morning off with a light session of Pilates, you can expect to experience the many benefits that yoga has to offer.
Located just a 2-minute walk from Deptford station is The Yoga Room, a modern yoga studio that offers a range of classes taught by some of the best yoga teachers in London. From yoga beginners to expert yogis, the studio welcomes all levels of ability and a great space to practice yoga. If you’re wanting to give it a go, the studio offers an introductory offer of 5 in-studio classes for £40, that way you can get a taste of the yoga life!
For more information on classes, pricing and opening hours head to their website: https://www.theyogaroom.london/
If pilates is more your kind of thing, then don’t hesitate to check out Kindred Yoga in Deptford, a yoga studio with a goal to ‘create an environment where people can feel at home whilst nurturing their practise’. Not only do they have a range of yoga classes to choose from but their pilates classes will help improve flexibility and build strength. If that hasn’t persuaded you to try out them out, then maybe their affordable introductory offer of three studio classes for just £20 may tempt you!
Check out their website for more details and membership offers https://www.kindredyogalife.com/.
THE WORD BOOKSTORE DEPTFORD
314 New Cross Road London SE14 64F
Did you know that reading for as little time as six minutes each day can help reduce stress, anxiety and help to improve your memory? So, maybe it’s time to ditch the endless scrolling through Instagram and instead get stuck into a great read.
The Word is an independent bookshop in Deptford, which sells loads of amazing books with many different genres to choose from. The store offers a click-and-collect service and local delivery for those that need it, making it easy to order books from your own home! If you’re feeling spoilt for choice and can’t decide, then here are some popular books to dive into:
- Beautiful World, Where are you by Sally Rooney
- The Thursday Murder club by Richard Osman
- Unwinding Anxiety by Judson Brewer
Head to their website to browse their online shop.
DEPTFORD PARK WALK
23 Scawen Red, London SE8 5AE
Deptford Park is a (17 acre!) green space area, just a seven minute walk from Deptford Landings making it a convenient place to go for a run or a nice stroll. Walking is not only important for your physical health but also mental. Getting out for at least 30 minutes a day is a great mood booster and is even better when you bring friends and family along to join you. The park also has a children’s playground and football pitches, so it’s a great place to entertain the kids outside of the house. Check out other green spaces nearby.
THE PICTURE HOUSE GREENWICH
180 Greenwich High Rd, London SE10 8NN
Great films, comfy seats and an amazing atmosphere are just a few of the reasons to visit the Picture House in Greenwich. The independent picture house is a 20 minute walk away from Deptford, located on 180 Greenwich Road. Unwind through a relaxing experience where you can put your feet up for a few hours and take a well-earned break. With lots of great films coming out this Autumn, there’s sure to be something for everyone, including Daniel Craig making a final return as James Bond in “No time to die”. To get tickets for this unmissable screening and other films, book through their website at https://www.picturehouses.com/.