Awarded the London 2012 Inspire Mark, The Great Shakespearean Workout brings together aerobics, kung fu and tai chi in an interactive fitness session that explores the language and characters of Troilus and Cressida, Shakespeare's only play inspired by the heroic myths of Ancient Greece, birthplace of the Olympic Games.
To see images from some of the workout sessions since the launch in April 2010, click on the picture below or check out the trailer on Youtube.
Since the workout was launched in April 2010:
104 sessions have taken place at festivals, schools and colleges
4,553 people have taken part including young people, over 50s and community groups
Supported by Derbyshire County Council, Legacy Trust UK and East Midlands Development Agency, The Great Shakespearean Workout was originally part of Igniting Ambition, the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad in the East Midlands.
* BSL-interpreted performance
** Dementia-friendly performance
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