Activities and Classes

‘Ymarfer y Grefft’: Cwrs Cynganeddu (Canolradd)
Motor House Down

‘Ymarfer y Grefft’: Cwrs Cynganeddu (Canolradd)

19:00 -21:00, Nos Fawrth (Pob Pythefnos) Dechrau 15.10.19
Ydych chi’n gallu cynganeddu, ond yn barod i fynd gam ymhellach? Yna dyma’r cwrs i chi! Tiwtor: Aron Pritchard.
ACTion for Living (First 4 weeks), Stress Control (Following 6 weeks).
Carriage House Hall

ACTion for Living (First 4 weeks), Stress Control (Following 6 weeks).

Tuesday – 12:30 – 15:30.
Struggling to get rid of an emotional problem can seem to make it worse. Putting your life on hold waiting for the problem to go away is not good.
Adult Eurythmy Movement Class
Drawing Room

Adult Eurythmy Movement Class

Thursdays, 1:45 – 2:45 pm. Term time only
A wonderful combination of creativity, inner and physical health/wellbeing.
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!
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?
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.
Birthready Babies Postnatal Group (from 6 weeks old – 7 months)
Carriage House Hall

Birthready Babies Postnatal Group (from 6 weeks old – 7 months)

A six week course on Thursdays 1.45 – 2.45pm. Course start dates Jan 9th & Feb 27th
A gentle and bonding course for you and your little one hosted by midwife Helen Lawrence. As well as learning how to massage your baby we have some fantastic guests popping in to help you thrive with a new baby.
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.
Cabaret Chair Dance for Adults
Carriage House Hall

Cabaret Chair Dance for Adults

Tuesday evenings From 7.45-9.15pm. 7th, 14th, 30, and 28th January. 4th and 11th February
Learn fun choreography using chair as prop and perform it at a Cardiff Cabaret Club show on 14th February. Suitable for performers with some dance experience
Chinese New Year Tai Chi Taster
Billiards Room

Chinese New Year Tai Chi Taster

One off Event Monday, January 27th 2020 7.45pm to 8.45pm
Cultivate and Capture the Energy of Chinese New Year! REAL TAI CHI ~ Defying Perceptions Experience authentic tai chi for yourself - direct from the source...
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)
Clwb Meddwlgarwch i blant Bl 3 – 6 Welsh Medium Mindfulness Club for children yr 3-6
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!
Cynganeddu i Ddechreuwyr
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, 03-02-2020 Time: 7.45 pm - 8.45 pm
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.
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.
Growing The Future with National Botanic Garden of Wales
Various

Growing The Future with National Botanic Garden of Wales

Various times and dates
Insole Court has been announced as the Growing the Future Project’s flagship partner hub site in South East Wales.
Growing the Future: Leek & Ham Scones. Free Cookery Class for 2+
Motor House Down

Growing the Future: Leek & Ham Scones. Free Cookery Class for 2+

​The national emblem of Wales, the Welsh leek is at its best in January, so there's no better time to make some beautiful leek and ham scones.
Insole Court Community Choir
Drawing Room

Insole Court Community Choir

Thursdays at 19:30 during term time
In association with Primo School of Music
Iyengar Yoga Beginners Workshop with Jane Marsh
Billiards Room

Iyengar Yoga Beginners Workshop with Jane Marsh

7th March 2020 09.45 – 11.45
Come along and join me on the mat !!
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.
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.
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.
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.
Mindfulness Connect
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 Education Leaders Course
Billiards Room

Mindfulness for Education Leaders Course

Eight Wednesday Afternoons January 29 – March 25 (no session on February 19)
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 / 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
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.
Naturopathic Nutrition Diploma Course
Billiards Room

Naturopathic Nutrition Diploma Course

Saturday 10-5pm (Starts 28th September 2019 ends 22nd August 2020)
Needle Felting Your Own Sheep
Stable Two

Needle Felting Your Own Sheep

7th March 2020 2pm-4.30pm
Enjoy needle felting your own individual sheep from a ball of fluff to be proud of :) It's very creative and lots of fun! No previous experience needed. Minimum age 12
Peace of Mind
Motor House Up

Peace of Mind

25 April 2020 10.00am to 2.00pm
We provide guided support so you experience how it feels to rest in your own Presence. This personal experience, you discover that the level of anxiety , depression or emotional issue is either absent or much diminished whilst being mindfully present
Pilates Class
10am-11am (except bank holidays and holidays)

Pilates Class

Fridays 10am - 11am
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
Pilates Class with Emma Carlson Tuesday 6-7pm General Level During Term Time.​
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 WITH MUMMA PHYSIO
Drawing Room

PREGNANCY PILATES WITH MUMMA PHYSIO

This unique physiotherapist led course will include -Education on your core system and how this is affected by pregnancy.
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.
River City Church
Carriage House Hall

River City Church

Sundays 10:30am-12:15pm 5/1, 12/1, 19/1, 2/2, 9/2, 16/2, 1/3, 8/3, 15/3, 29/3, 5/4, 12/4, 19/4
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
Carriage House Hall

Shiny Happy People

Friday’s during school term times. 10 - 11 am.
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.
Singing and Drumming for Children
Drawing Room

Singing and Drumming for Children

1st February 2020 10:00 – 11:00 AGES 5-8 11:30 – 12:30 AGES 9-12
A fun musical workshop including singing, drumming, and movement. All abilities welcome.
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.
SOUND // BODY
Drawing Room

SOUND // BODY

9th April 2020 12.15-16.45
Half a day dedicated to creative and multi-sensory practices supported by a mixture of modern research and ancient disciplines.
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.
Tiny Toes Ballet
Stable Two

Tiny Toes Ballet

December 7th – 14th From January, 6 week terms.
Come and join us every Sunday to explore the wonderful world of dance, imagination and have lots of fun with our different termly themes!
Tiny Toes Ballet Royal Christmas Tea Party
Dining Room

Tiny Toes Ballet Royal Christmas Tea Party

15th December 2.30pm- 4pm
It's time for our super special Royal Christmas Tea Party. Time to dance, create and meet a very special Princess!
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.
Yoga Class
Drawing Room

Yoga Class

Thursday 10am -11am
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 for 7 – 16 year olds. A fun class that builds confidence and improves fitness in an empowering way with grading opportunities.
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