Zone 1’s Elephant & Castle keep the community entertained in Virtual Community Hub


Elephant & Castle’s Community Hub in the heart of London’s Zone 1 are supporting the local community by providing free activity classes through its ‘Virtual Community Hub’.

Originally based in the Elephant and Castle Shopping Centre, the Community Hub provided a variety of free weekly classes and workshops to the local community and has now temporarily moved online following the Covid-19 social distancing guidelines.

Activities ranging from Dancebeatz live classes, Latin Dance Aerobics, and chair yoga to Creative Club, and live music for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers are hosted online, providing a variety of live sessions and online ‘how to’ guides to enable the community to continue their hobbies in the comfort of their own homes.

A full list of activities and live classes are below.

Dancebeatz Live Classes: A weekly live class practicing a fusion of dance styles such as afrobeat and dance hall

Latin Dance Aerobics Workout: An online tutorial combining traditional aerobic routines with basic moves of salsa, merengue, bachata and samba dance

Creative Club: Video tutorials, creative projects and inspiration for crafts and making at home

Upside Down Street Dance Classes: A weekly live class of online street dance for kids and teens (6-16yrs) at beginner level
Frogprince Baby Music: A live session of live music for babies, toddlers and pre-schoolers

Silverfit: Exercise classes for the over 60s including Cheerleading, Pilates, Core & Balance exercises, Zumba, Indoor Nordic Walking and Qi Gong

Re-Tribe Workshop: An online series of self-care workshops offering a space for people to come together and connect with themselves and others in a way that can provide calm and courage.

Easy Cooking Recipes: Online step-by-step videos for meal ideas and preparation tips

Chair Yoga: A live class of gentle yoga with most movements sitting down

Mediation: Weekly live meditation class to retrain your mind to focus

Chi Hatha Flow: A live class of gentle yoga suitable for beginners and seniors