Maintain an independent active lifestyle through exercise

EXTEND Exercise offers Training for Teachers who would like to be able to design Exercise to Music physical activity programmes or to offer Chair Based Exercise classes for older adults and disabled people .

EXTEND Exercise Teachers provide Exercise To Music Classes and Chair Based Exercise Classes throughout the UK. Our mission is to promote health, increase mobility and independence, improve strength, co-ordination and balance and to counteract loneliness and isolation.

We are always looking for more teachers to join our organisation and support the delivery of exercise sessions for the older person and those with a disability 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.

Are you looking for an exercise class, but the usual active class is not suitable. Then why not try an EXTEND Exercise class? Please read our section on Classes.


Doris Mahood

It is with great sadness that we share the news that Doris Mahood passed away on 16th May 2019.

Doris joined EXTEND in 1980 and taught for many many years. She was one of the first recipients of a 'Gold Badge' and she became known as EXTEND's 'parachute cover girl'.

Doris made a huge and invaluable contribution to EXTEND and touched the lives of those around her.  She was much loved and will be greatly missed.

The funeral service will take place on Wednesday May at 3pm at Green Acres Chiltern, Potkiln Ln, Jordans,Chalfont St Peter, Beaconsfield HP9 2XB. Followed by refreshments at Cedars Village, Dog Kennel Lane, Chorleywood, Hertfordshire, WD3 5GL.

Family flowers only but donations if desired to: South Bucks Down’s Syndrome Group (SBDSG), c/o Beacon Funeral Services Ltd,  27 Rose Avenue,  Hazlemere,  High Wycombe HP15 7PH.

CPD Days 2019

A list of CPD days in 2019 and a downloadable booking form can be accessed from the Members page or via this link CPD Days.


New EXTEND Exercise website

We are currently working on a new website for EXTEND which we hope to launch in 2019.  Please bear with us whilst we make the transition from this website to the new updated version.


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