Activities and Classes

‘Treading your path’ - A day of mindfulness, Mindful Space 10 year Anniversary
Carriage House Hall

‘Treading your path’ - A day of mindfulness, Mindful Space 10 year Anniversary

Sunday 22 Sept, 9.30am-4.00pm
A day of meditation, discussion and a range of mindfulness-related workshops.
A Day Being Omni
Motor House Down

A Day Being Omni

Saturday 22nd September 10am to 3pm
Being Omni is a new, life-transforming practice based around three simple steps. Join us for this practical one-day course and begin your personal journey of self-discovery.
All-Levels Gentle Flow Yoga
Tuesdays: Carriage House Hall Sundays: Billiard’s Room

All-Levels Gentle Flow Yoga

Tuesdays: 10:00-11:00 am Sundays: 10:30-11:30 am
You are never too young, too old, too tight, or too “out of shape” to enjoy and benefit from yoga. All are welcome to join these friendly drop-in sessions, which run throughout the year. Discover the true essence of yoga, and unleash your inner joy!
Tuesdays Carriage House Hall, Sundays Billiard's Room

All-Levels Gentle Flow Yoga

Tuesdays 10.00-11.00am Sundays 10.30am-11.30am
You are never too young, too old, too tight, or too “out of shape” to enjoy and benefit from yoga. All are welcome to join these friendly drop-in sessions, which run throughout the year. Discover the true essence of yoga, and unleash your inner joy!
Art Club - Adult - Beth Morris Workshops
The Dairy

Art Club - Adult - Beth Morris Workshops

Mondays 1:00-3:00pm This event runs on a termly basis, please email [email protected] with enquiries about joining mid-term
Come along and ‘Be Inspired at Insole’ Why should the kids be the only ones with an Art Club?
Art Day School: The Art of Germany
Drawing Room

Art Day School: The Art of Germany

Monday 23rd September 10.30 – 15.30
To book: contact Stella Grace Lyons on [email protected] Website: www.stellagracelyons.com
ART HISTORY COURSE:  Masterpieces from the Early Italian Renaissance
Drawing Room

ART HISTORY COURSE: Masterpieces from the Early Italian Renaissance

Tuesday 22nd, October Tuesday 29th, October Tuesday 5th November 11.00 - 13.00
Ballet Classes for Preschool Children (2 ½ to 4 years)
Carriage House Hall

Ballet Classes for Preschool Children (2 ½ to 4 years)

Saturday Mornings at 9.30am & Tuesdays at 4pm (during term time only)
Our classes introduce simple ballet techniques within the creative and nurturing environment of Melody Bear’s world.
British Wheel of Yoga Foundation Course
Carriage House Hall ( and Drawing Room)

British Wheel of Yoga Foundation Course

10 session course, running over 7 months, beginning 21st September 2019 until 22nd March 2020.
Want to take your yoga practice deeper? BWY Foundation course is a journey of self-discovery and development, supporting learning and awareness beyond asana, and encouraging a deeper personal practice.
Classes in BALLET, MODERN & TAP for 3 year olds through to Adults.
Carriage House Hall

Classes in BALLET, MODERN & TAP for 3 year olds through to Adults.

Tuesdays After School and evening and Saturdays (during term times only)
Carriage House Hall

Clwb Meddwlgarwch i blant Bl 3 – 6 Welsh Medium Mindfulness Club for children yr 3-6

5 weeks – Thursday night – 4pm/5pm 5 wythnos – Nos Iau – 4pm/5pm
Sesiynnau llawn hwyl a sbri fydd yn cynnwys amser i blant ymlacio, anadlu a thawelu a dysgu sgiliau i fyfyrio’n annibynnol!
Crafty Pots
Motor House Down

Crafty Pots

10 am-12 pm, first Saturday of every month (September to July)
Unleash your creativity Suitable for all ages
Cylch Ti a Fi Awyr Agored Llandaf
Yn Gerddi Cwrt Insole

Cylch Ti a Fi Awyr Agored Llandaf

Pob Dydd Gwener (tymor ysgol) 10:30 – 11:30 yb
Croeso i bawb – babis lan at oedran ysgol
Dining Room

Cynganeddu i Ddechreuwyr

Cwrdd pob pythefnos, 19:00-21:00, ar nos Fawrth. Dechrau: 15/10/19- 03/03/20, gyda Eisteddfod Farddol i ddilyn ddiwedd Mawrth 2020.
Cwrs cynganeddu i ddechreuwyr yn rhan o Ysgol Farddol Menter Caerdydd, ac wedi’w arwain gan Dr Emyr Davies. Gwersi i’w cynnal pob pythefnos, o Hydref 2019 – Mawrth 2020. Bydd Eisteddfod Farddol i ddilyn ym mis Mawrth 2020. Pris y cwrs: £80
Drawing with Colour
Stable Two

Drawing with Colour

Wednesday mornings 10:30-12:30 10 week course 25th September to 4th December (No half term class 30th Oct)
‘Drawing with Colour' Join me to re-discover the pleasure of ‘playing’ with colour – something you did confidently as a child, but have forgotten about as an adult.
Exploring Tai Chi -  6 Week Course
Billiards Room

Exploring Tai Chi - 6 Week Course

Start Date: Monday 16th September, 2019 Time: 6.15pm - 7.15pm
Explore the rich benefits of standing pole meditation, energising silk reeling and learn a series of flowing postures known as the Four Corners or Four Directional Form in this six week authentic tai chi introductory course.
Fashion Stories - Beth Morris Workshops
The Dairy

Fashion Stories - Beth Morris Workshops

Tuesdays 12:30-2:30 This event runs on a termly basis, please email [email protected] with enquiries about joining mid-term
Illustrate, paint and draw clothes and the people who wear them.
Finding Stillness – A Transformational Half Day Workshop
Motor House Up

Finding Stillness – A Transformational Half Day Workshop

Saturday 12th October 2019 10.00am to 2.00pm Arrive from 9.45am
This experiential workshop is for anyone with an interest, either personal or professional, in wanting to lessen the burden of anxiety, depression, low self esteem or trauma. Discover the one thing capable of transforming your self and your life.
Finding the Peace Within
Stable 2 NB 22nd October Event will be held in Motor House Down.

Finding the Peace Within

8 weeks two hour sessions taking place on a Tuesday morning 24th September - 12th November. Time:- 10.00 - 12.00, total course length 16 hours
A course to improve health and wellbeing through meditation, mindfulness and connection to nature.
Foundation Course in Drawing
Stable Two

Foundation Course in Drawing

Wednesday evenings 7 - 9pm 10 week course 25th September to 4th December (No half term class 30th Oct)
‘Foundation Course in Drawing' Join me for this 10 week course designed to give you basic confident drawing skills.
Dining room & Billiards room

Fountain Retreats Menopause retreat

7th October 9am to 6pm 28th October 9am to 6pm 18th November 9am to 6pm 22nd November 9am to 6pm 9th December 9am to 6pm 16th December 9am to 6pm
Your Experience During our 1 Day Menopause Retreat, you will meet experts qualified in all aspects of the menopause and have the opportunity to share your experiences with other like-minded women,
Glamorgan Family History Society, Cardiff Branch
Stable One

Glamorgan Family History Society, Cardiff Branch

Tuesday evenings, 7 – 9 pm: 3 Sep 2019, 1 Oct 2019, 5 Nov 2019, 3 Dec 2019, 7 Jan 2020, 4 Feb 2020, 3 Mar 2020, 7 Apr 2020, 5 May 2020, 2 Jun 2020, 7 Jul 2020
Our friendly hobby group welcomes anyone interested in tracing their ancestors, wherever they come from, not just Glamorgan.
Insole Court Community Choir
Drawing Room

Insole Court Community Choir

Thursdays at 19:30 during term time
In association with Primo School of Music
Intuitive Writing: Honouring the Seasons
Motor House Down

Intuitive Writing: Honouring the Seasons

21st September 1 day workshop.
Join us as we honour the change of season and set intentions for the coming months.
Jolly Babies
Stable Two

Jolly Babies

Jolly Babies (birth - 14mths) Monday and Thursday 10.45- 11.15pm
The MUSIC WITH MUMMY programme will take your child on a musical journey from birth, all the way through the pre-school ages.
KGHypnobirthing with Birthready
Dining Room

KGHypnobirthing with Birthready

Tutor illness -please wait to be contacted by her. Over four Thursday evenings in September 7.15pm 9.15pm 5th, 12th, 19th and 26th
The KGHypnobirthing course is designed to help you and partner learn how you can achieve a calm and positive birth wherever you choose to have your baby. The course is taught by an experienced Birthready midwife.
Little Spoon Workshops
Motor House Down

Little Spoon Workshops

Saturdays and School Holidays
Let your child learn essential cooking and healthy eating skills in a fun and safe environment with experienced Food Technologist Ginnie Winter. Small class sizes, all ingredients and materials provided.
Managing Menopause at Work
Carriage House Hall

Managing Menopause at Work

16th October 10:00am – 16:00
Increase your confidence to manage people experiencing troublesome menopause symptoms & make a huge difference to your employees & sickness & absence rates!
Meadowside Yoga with Molly
Billiards Room

Meadowside Yoga with Molly

12 week Autumn Term Thursdays 10.30-12
After 3 back operations, Molly trained at Om Yoga Studio (run in conjunction with Swami Gitatnanda’s ashram in Pondicherry, India) to improve her posture, flexibility, balance and breath bringing together mind, body and spirit.
Menopause Awareness
Carriage House Hall

Menopause Awareness

15th October 1:30 - 4:30pm
Awareness of all things menopause gives women the best opportunity to build resilience and stay healthy, active and working, through this transition period!
Mindful Space Members Programme
Carriage House Hall

Mindful Space Members Programme

Wednesdays 21 August, 18 September, 16 October, 20 November, 18 December 2019 (3rd Wed/month) Times: 7:00-9:00pm
Make your mindfulness practice part of your life
Mindful Space: Mindfulness Meditation Training
Carriage House Hall

Mindful Space: Mindfulness Meditation Training

Wednesdays 7-9pm
Learn new ways of handling stress, anxiety, pain and difficult feelings. Learn in a supportive group environment with experienced meditators and trainers.
Motor House Up

Mindfulness Connect

A monthly lunchtime session, usually the first Thursday of the month (sometimes the second, depending on holidays etc.) 12.45 – 2.00pm
A group for mutual support in the practice of mindfulness and mindful living. It is about connecting, building on the individual’s foundation of mindfulness practice; offering an opportunity to meet together, practice and share experience.
Mindfulness for Head Teachers
Billiards Room

Mindfulness for Head Teachers

Eight Wednesdays 3:30-5:00, Oct 16 – Dec 11 (no session on October 30)
A pilot course run by experienced teachers from Mindfulness in Action and sponsored by The National Institute of Academic Leadership
Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Life 8 - week Course by Mindfulness for Communities-Clare McRobbie
Billiards Room

Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy for Life 8 - week Course by Mindfulness for Communities-Clare McRobbie

8-weekly sessions Tuesdays 6.30-8.30pm 24th Sept to 19th November (excluding half term 29th October)
The Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy for Life 8-Week course is intended for people who wish to improve wellbeing and reduce stress, anxiety and depression.
Mini Dance Tots
Motor House Down

Mini Dance Tots

Our bespoke pre-school dance classes are a beautiful introduction to the world of dance and performance. Classes are for ages 2-3years
Monkey Music
Billiard room Tuesday and Stable 1 Wednesday

Monkey Music

Tuesdays and Wednesday Term-time. 30 minute classes grouped according to age. Check local Monkey music website for up to date timetable.
Award winning music classes for babies, toddlers and young children, grouped according to age. Nurturing a lifetime of music.
Monkey Music
Billiard room / Stable 1

Monkey Music

Tuesdays and Wednesdays, Autumn Term 2019 September 9 – December 13. Half term- 28 October – 1 November
Award winning music classes for babies, toddlers and young children. Our four stage curriculum is designed to meet your little ones growing needs at each developmental stage
Monkey Music Summer Workshops
Carriage House Hall

Monkey Music Summer Workshops

Friday 2, 16 and 30 August 2019 Sessions can be booked individually for the summer workshops.
Award winning Monkey Music brings you holiday fun for your little ones this summer! Suitable for 0-4 years, sing, play and dance this summer.
Carriage House Hall

Montessori Toddler Community Play Group

Mondays and Tuesdays (term time only) 9.15 am to 11.15 am
Cardiff Montessori School is holding an authentic Montessori Toddler Community play group
Mum and Baby Yoga with Yumi Yoga
Carriage House Hall

Mum and Baby Yoga with Yumi Yoga

Wednesdays at 11.45am
Join our fun and friendly Postnatal Mother and Baby Yoga Classes. Enjoy postnatal yoga and relaxation for you along with playful baby yoga for your little one.
Music with Mummy
Stable 2

Music with Mummy

Mondays: 10.00am-10.30 Thursdays: 10.00am-10.30am
​The MUSIC WITH MUMMY programme will take your child on a musical journey from birth, all the way through the pre-school ages.
Needle Felting Christmas Robins
Stable Two

Needle Felting Christmas Robins

Saturday 16. November 2.15pm - 3.45pm and Saturday 07. December 2.15 - 3.45pm
Experience the joy and magic of Needle Felting, stabbing a ball of wool fluff into your own individual Xmas Robin to love and treasure. No previous knowledge needed.
Pilates Class
11-12 (except bank holidays and holidays)

Pilates Class

Fridays 11-12
Do you want to stretch, strengthen, get more flexible? Bad back, hips or knees? Want to de-stress, meet with like-minded people? This is the class for you!
Pilates Class with Emma Carlson
Carriage House Hall

Pilates Class with Emma Carlson

Tuesday 6-7pm. Starting 3rd September. Last class 17th December
General level. Qualified Pilates Teacher with 30 years experience working professionally with the body in Movement and Dance. Relaxed, welcoming environment, participants encouraged to work at their own level.
Pilates with Claire-Louise Carter
Carriage House Hall

Pilates with Claire-Louise Carter

Monday morning 10-11am Monday evening 5.30-6.30pm Wednesday morning 10-11am Thursday morning 10-11am
POST NATAL PILATES WITH MUMMA PHYSIO
Carriage House Hall

POST NATAL PILATES WITH MUMMA PHYSIO

Thursdays 11.30 - 12.30 pm - This is a rolling programme throughout each term. There is a 6 class booking discount but women are welcome to come to one off classes. Pre booking is essential however.
Mumma Physio is a unique Cardiff based company, merging the concepts of Physiotherapy and Pilates to produce a superior rehabilitation service to women ante and postnatally
Pregnancy Pilates
Drawing Room

Pregnancy Pilates

28th august for 6 weeks Wednesday 6.30-7.30
6 week course- Physiotherapist led Pregnancy Pilates
Pregnancy Yoga with Yumi Yoga
Carriage House Hall

Pregnancy Yoga with Yumi Yoga

Monday Evenings (excluding bank holidays) at 7.15pm
Our Pregnancy Yoga classes are warm and friendly, and designed to help you to feel comfortable during your pregnancy and prepared and confident about the arrival of your little one.
Primo School of Music
Insole Court House

Primo School of Music

With easy lift access, a comfortable waiting area and two large teaching rooms, the Primo School of Music is the perfect environment for your child to learn to play.
Motor House Up

Restorative Yoga therapy for women

Fridays 1.30 pm -3.00 p.m, beginning 13th September-13th December 2019
Reduce stress, anxiety and tension. Increase resilience, connection and well being.
River City Church
Carriage House Hall

River City Church

Sundays 10:30am-12:15pm 1/9, 8/9, 15/9, 29/9, 6/10, 13/10, 27/10, 3/11, 10/11, 17/11, 1/12, 8/12, 15/12
River City is a young, vibrant church gathering most Sundays at Insole Court. Everyone is welcome! We look forward to meeting you!
Sew Simple Junior +9 - Beth Morris Workshops
The Dairy

Sew Simple Junior +9 - Beth Morris Workshops

Thursdays 3:45-5:15 This event runs on a termly basis, please email [email protected] with enquiries about joining mid-term
A weekly course for children and young people who love to sew and want to learn basic techniques to help them improve.
Shiny Happy People
Billiard's Room

Shiny Happy People

Friday’s during school term times. 10 - 11 am. Ongoing booking
A parent and baby singing group that’s all about you! Join us for an hour of uplifting and energising singing to rock, pop and soul. We’ll Lift your spirits and soothe your baby into the bargain.
Sketchbook Club Junior - Beth Morris Workshops
The Dairy

Sketchbook Club Junior - Beth Morris Workshops

Mondays 4:00-5:30 This event runs on a termly basis, please email [email protected] with enquiries about joining mid-term
'Through drawing we learn to see'
Sketchbook Club Senior - Beth Morris Workshops
The Dairy

Sketchbook Club Senior - Beth Morris Workshops

Mondays 5:30-7:00 This event runs on a termly basis, please email [email protected] with enquiries about joining mid-term
Through drawing we learn to see’ Start your creative journey at Insole Court’s first Sketchbook club for young people.
South Wales Huntington’s Disease	Support Group
Stable Two

South Wales Huntington’s Disease Support Group

Generally the last Sunday of the month. Contact: [email protected]
Support group for anyone connected to Huntington’s Disease whether at risk,diagnosed, carer, friend or family. We are here for you.
Spanish Club by Singing Sombrero
Stable Two

Spanish Club by Singing Sombrero

Term-time Saturday morning Club, starting on 14th September 2019 for 13 weeks, excluding half term. 10:00 am 5-11 year olds 11:10 am Babies & toddlers (all under 4s welcome)
Want your child to learn Spanish using a fun and interactive method? At Singing Sombrero children of all ages learn through play, sing and dance with a primary trained and experienced native speaker.
Stitch Stories - Beth Morris Workshops
The Dairy

Stitch Stories - Beth Morris Workshops

Tuesdays 10:00-12:00 This event runs on a termly basis, please email [email protected] with enquiries about joining mid-term
‘Stitch Stories at Insole’ is a weekly adult course full of friendly chat and the sharing of ideas. It is taught by fashion and textiles tutor Beth Morris and we take inspiration for textiles and surface pattern from art,
Stories and Crafts -Art With Sarah
Motor House Down

Stories and Crafts -Art With Sarah

Term-time, starting September 2018
Love stories and love art? Fancy making a bird, a fish painting or even a busy bee? Then this is the class for you!
The Art of Fashion - Beth Morris Workshops
The Dairy

The Art of Fashion - Beth Morris Workshops

Thursdays 5:30-7:00 This event runs on a termly basis, please email [email protected] with enquiries about joining mid-term
A weekly course for young people with an interest in art and fashion, set in the beautiful grounds and buildings of Insole Court.
Carriage House Hall

The Knit-Tea Retreat Marketplace

Sunday 20th October 2-5pm
An exciting selection of independent yarn and fibre sellers. Free entry for all. Perfect for knitters, crocheters and crafters.
Stable One

The Mummy Wellness Series

15th October 2019. 7.30-9pm
The Mummy Wellness Series with: Little Dreams Sleep Consulting, The Glow Method and Joanne Crovini Nutritional Therapist
Tots at Insole - Beth Morris Workshops
The Dairy

Tots at Insole - Beth Morris Workshops

Fridays 9:30-10:30am This event runs on a termly basis, please email [email protected] with enquiries about joining mid-term
Let your child be an explorer of the world…we’ll be discovering nature, art and words through playful engaging workshops.
Virat Dharana 'Sound of Silence' Weekend Course
Motor House Up

Virat Dharana 'Sound of Silence' Weekend Course

Saturday the 21st September at 9:30 am until 4:30 pm and Sunday the 22nd September at 9:30 am until 4:30 pm.
Come and learn to meditate on the natural breath in the relaxing location of Insole Court. Meditation on the natural breath is simple and very beneficial. Suitable for beginners and as a refresher for those who have already learned
Yoga Class
Stable One

Yoga Class

Thursday 10am -11am Term 5th Sept-12th December
Yoga classes suitable for everyone. Relax, energise and find a space within.
Yoga for Health & Wellbeing
Billiards Room

Yoga for Health & Wellbeing

Wednesday morning 10-11.15am Wednesday evenings: 6-7:15pms & also 7:45-9pm. Thursday evenings 5:30-6:45pm 11 week term
Yoga for health & wellbeing with Jo Bogacz – all are welcome. Jo offers yoga courses over 11 x weeks supporting you to find your own way in your developing yoga practice.
YOUTH CONTEMPORARY DANCE
Mansion House

YOUTH CONTEMPORARY DANCE

Tuesdays 7.30pm – 8.30pm (during term times only)
Youth Self-Defence/Krav Maga
Carriage House Hall

Youth Self-Defence/Krav Maga

Saturdays, 10.30 – 11.30 – ongoing classes throughout the whole year
Youth Self-Defence Classes provide 7 – 16 year olds with practical and effective self-defence skills, while improving fitness and confidence in a fun, structured class with grading opportunities.
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