Tuesday, June 28, 2011

London Tigers Women's Celebration Event

Bethnal Green & Bow MP Rushanara Ali was in attendance as London Tigers Tower Hamlets women held an achievement awards ceremony at Stepney Green School. Ms Ali attended as a special guest to distribute awards along with Mesba Ahmed, CEO of London Tigers. 

The ladies were excited to have such a distinguished guest join their celebrations. The ceremony marked both the women’s achievements and the Bengali New Year and was attended by almost 100 members, families and friends.

The women participants are members of the aerobics and fitness sessions that London Tigers runs across Tower Hamlets in Stepney Green School, Ben Johnson School and Tudor Lodge. It is attended by women of all backgrounds including the hard to reach communities comprising of Bengali, Somali and Arab women.

“These sessions help women enhance their heart levels, health, muscular endurance, self-esteem, energy level and blood supply,” said Asma Pathan, a qualified fitness instructor who coaches the sessions for London Tigers. “As well as the physical activities, the women learn about how to lead a healthy lifestyle.”

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