Club News

Combe Grove Garden Party
June 25, 2017 12pm until June 25, 2017 3pm

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There is something magical about eating outside in the fresh air. It inspires a sense of excitement, and when the weather is good, you really can’t beat a sunny day in Somerset. This year we are planning the very first Combe Grove Garden Party and all members and friends are cordially invited to join us. It will take place on Sunday 25th June from noon onwards, and we’re planning an afternoon of delicious alfresco dining with a stream of live music from local acts in the gazebo, whilst we enjoy the wonderful view from our terr.... Read More

Juice on a mission

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We are really excited to introduce you to our newest local supplier – mission juice. This is a new Bath-based company, which is leading the fight against sugary drinks with a range of three cold pressed juices that are 80% vegetable, and 20% fruit. The juices steer clear of corner-cutting purées, pulps or additives, using delicious and wholesome raw ingredients for a refreshment that tastes good & does you good too. The good doesn’t stop there, because with each bottle of juice sold, mission make a contribution to one of three pr.... Read More

New Les Mills workouts

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On Saturday 8th April 2017, Les Mills are releasing new workouts for their classes and we’re having a special launch day to celebrate. Each of the new workouts will feature in a launch class (timetable below) and members can invite one guest along to join the class with them. Our instructors will be teaming up to teach classes in pairs too! 0845 – 0915 – GRIT 0920 – 1020 – BODYATTACK 1030 – 1130 – BODYBALANCE 1140 – 1240 – BODYPUMP Make sure you book in soon as space.... Read More

Combe Grove meets… the Running Club

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Sue and Ray Brigden set up the Combe Grove Running Club ten years ago and regular meetings still take place every Thursday morning. We caught up with Sue, to find out how it all began & what gets them out of bed and into their trainers in the morning. How did the running club begin? We started the running club ten years ago on the recommendation of a friend who was a member at the time. Training has happened once a week since then and we now have around 22 members regularly attending. Who can come?.... Read More

Yoga workshops at Combe Grove

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Sundays at Combe Grove are special. With far-reaching views over the Limpley Stoke valley, an array of dining options to suit all appetites and a beautiful bar and drawing room to lounge in, it’s the perfect backdrop for weekend relaxation. From this March, there’s a new way to enjoy Sundays at Combe Grove, with a series of invigorating yoga workshops taking place monthly. Suitable for all levels & abilities, these two hour long workshops are perfect for those looking to reset the clock for the week ahead, with deeper attention to th.... Read More

Barre fitness: class review

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Barre Fitness, a ballet-inspired workout class, is a growing trend in the health world, and we added two classes to our timetable here at Combe Grove in 2016. This month, Amelia went along to check out Mel’s Monday morning session. Read on to find out how she found it… I volunteered to join Barre Fitness with a little trepidation, as ballet was completely new territory for me. But on arrival & introducing myself to class instructor Mel, she reassured me that no prior experience was needed – the class is much more .... Read More

Combe Grove Sessions: March editionMarch 7, 2017 7pm

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On Tuesday 7th March, we’ll be heralding the start of spring with our next Combe Grove Sessions, thanks to a performance by dynamic three piece band The Artful Badgers. The group comprises David Konig on Upright Bass, Simon Inger on acoustic guitar and Phil Beale on fiddle with vocals shared between the three. They play an eclectic array of upbeat numbers – from jazz era classics like “Sweet Georgia Brown”, country-blues favourites like “Man of Constant Sorrow” to some foot-stomping gypsy-folk numbers, swing and Ameri.... Read More

Take your yoga to the next level

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We recently launched one-to-one yoga at Combe Grove, and many of you have snapped up the opportunity to take your practice to the next level. Angela Roberts, a regular instructor here, is also now offering personal yoga tuition. We caught up with Angela, to find out why private classes with her might be just what the doctor ordered…  Can you tell us a bit about yourself? I have been teaching yoga classes since the 90s in and around Bath, but I first came to yoga as a teenager through an interest in spirituality and med.... Read More

Hygge Yoga – what’s it all about?

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ygge is a Danish word, loosely described as a feeling of comfort and contentment, where you appreciate the simple pleasures, like a cosy blanket, or a luxurious hot chocolate. Since December, we’ve been lucky enough to host a series of Sunday mini retreats, created by Lucy Aston of Yogadoo, that combine the practice of yoga with the concept of Hygge – Hygge Yoga™. But what happens at Hygge Yoga, and is it the feel-good experience we want it to be? We sent Amelia along to investigate… Hygge Yoga.... Read More

Top tips for running the Bath Half

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The Vitality Bath Half Marathon is fast approaching on the 12th March and the city is abuzz with anticipation. What we love about this event is that it attracts a range of different abilities. You’ll meet some who have been running it for years, others who have never run before in their lives until they began training, all getting together to raise money for so many worthy causes. We caught up with Personal Trainer and experienced marathon runner Bobby to get some of his top tips for this yea.... Read More