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Background imageCore30 Collection: Elizabeth Hotchkin of Bournville, Birmingham, Vaults at the B. A. I

Elizabeth Hotchkin of Bournville, Birmingham, Vaults at the B. A. I
Elizabeth Hotchkin of Bournville, Birmingham, Vaults at the B.A.I. Elizabeth, a member of the City of Birmingham Physical Recreation Association

Background imageCore30 Collection: Chico Johnson 24 year old from California August 1983 - world record holder for twirling

Chico Johnson 24 year old from California August 1983 - world record holder for twirling 77 hoops

Background imageCore30 Collection: Two performers from dance troupe Hot Gossip - famous for their risque routines

Two performers from dance troupe Hot Gossip - famous for their risque routines on the Kenny Everett Show - visited Gateshead in 1984 for a shape-up dance class

Background imageCore30 Collection: A nurse who was a dancer shows the children an exercise at the Thames Side war nursery

A nurse who was a dancer shows the children an exercise at the Thames Side war nursery. This is the biggest nursery of its kind in London

Background imageCore30 Collection: Boys climbing up a rope at the Outward Bound Sea School at Aberdovey Wales

Boys climbing up a rope at the Outward Bound Sea School at Aberdovey Wales. The boys are training to climb the rigging for when they board the schools schooner. 1947

Background imageCore30 Collection: Housewifes get together in Hampstead Garden Suburb to do some Physical Training. 1950

Housewifes get together in Hampstead Garden Suburb to do some Physical Training. 1950

Background imageCore30 Collection: Weather - 17th Dec 1969 - Mrs Gwen Evans clears the snow with her shovel after Wales

Weather - 17th Dec 1969 - Mrs Gwen Evans clears the snow with her shovel after Waless first full taste of winter yesterday with snow falling up to five inches in parts

Background imageCore30 Collection: Monsieur Henri Faubert, fencing instructor, gives a valuable tip to librarian Shirley

Monsieur Henri Faubert, fencing instructor, gives a valuable tip to librarian Shirley Jones, of Perry Barr, who has been fencing for eight years at the B.A.I. M

Background imageCore30 Collection: Ballet stedents practise at the 'barre'Ballet calsses are held at the B. A. I

Ballet stedents practise at the "barre"Ballet calsses are held at the B. A. I
Ballet stedents practise at the " barre" Ballet calsses are held at the B.A.I. Nearest to the camera is Monica Finnemore a member of the B.A. I for 12 years. 1958

Background imageCore30 Collection: A model poses in the latest Keep-fit exercise wear

A model poses in the latest Keep-fit exercise wear

Background imageCore30 Collection: Women at ATS School in Windsor are expected to achieve high levels in physical training

Women at ATS School in Windsor are expected to achieve high levels in physical training. 1948

Background imageCore30 Collection: Muscles trained in the B. A. I. gymnasium are put to practical use here as five girls

Muscles trained in the B. A. I. gymnasium are put to practical use here as five girls
Muscles trained in the B.A.I. gymnasium are put to practical use here as five girls demonstrate one of the tremendous leaps necessary to perorm the Polovtsienne dances from " Price Igor."

Background imageCore30 Collection: Taking a class of ballet students at the 'barre'is Miss M L Waterman

Taking a class of ballet students at the "barre"is Miss M L Waterman
Taking a class of ballet students at the " barre" is Miss M L Waterman, chairman of the Physical Recreation Association and pricipal of the B.A.I. womens section

Background imageCore30 Collection: Women exercising with hoops at the B. A. I. The Birmingham Athletic Institute offers many

Women exercising with hoops at the B. A. I. The Birmingham Athletic Institute offers many
Women exercising with hoops at the B.A.I. The Birmingham Athletic Institute offers many classes in physical recreation. 1958

Background imageCore30 Collection: Fundraising was a wheel challenge for these two marathon roller skaters

Fundraising was a wheel challenge for these two marathon roller skaters. This photograph, taken from the Chronicle archives, shows friends Paul Johnson, 24, from Wallsend, and David Coe, 21

Background imageCore30 Collection: Aerobic dancers Denise Oliver and Paul Renforth get ready for a session

Aerobic dancers Denise Oliver and Paul Renforth get ready for a session

Background imageCore30 Collection: This one man seems to be enjoying this keep-fit session surrounded by women

This one man seems to be enjoying this keep-fit session surrounded by women

Background imageCore30 Collection: About 300 keep-fit addicts go through their paces in this gruelling aerobics session

About 300 keep-fit addicts go through their paces in this gruelling aerobics session

Background imageCore30 Collection: Evening Chronicle & North East Fit Association Panorama of Movement & Dance at Eldon

Evening Chronicle & North East Fit Association Panorama of Movement & Dance at Eldon Square Recreation Centre

Background imageCore30 Collection: This lethal looking back strengthener has weighted 'pedals'

This lethal looking back strengthener has weighted "pedals"
This lethal looking back strengthener has weighted " pedals" which are harder then they look- Mel Robson gives some advice

Background imageCore30 Collection: A group aerobics session

A group aerobics session

Background imageCore30 Collection: Training at the B. A. I. Much of the training is designed to promote poise

Training at the B. A. I. Much of the training is designed to promote poise
Training at the B.A.I. Much of the training is designed to promote poise and grace of movement. Students use these large rubber balls in movements which they design and build up themselves

Background imageCore30 Collection: School boys do their daily PT in the grounds of Lichfield Cathedral. September 1959

School boys do their daily PT in the grounds of Lichfield Cathedral. September 1959

Background imageCore30 Collection: Children doing their daily PT in the grounds of Lichfield Cathedral. September 1959

Children doing their daily PT in the grounds of Lichfield Cathedral. September 1959

Background imageCore30 Collection: The common or pavement skipping rope becomes an instrument of grace

The common or pavement skipping rope becomes an instrument of grace and skill in the hands of Barbara Wilde and Patricia Brown, training as leaders at the B.A.I. 1958

Background imageCore30 Collection: Dancing at the B. A. I. They call it the 'Mexican Hat Dance'

Dancing at the B. A. I. They call it the "Mexican Hat Dance"
Dancing at the B.A.I. They call it the " Mexican Hat Dance" and it is performed by Betty Derick, Mary Mounce, Pat Heaven and Joyce Pearman. 1958

Background imageCore30 Collection: Children enjoy a dip in the pool at St Chads Cathedral School. September 1959

Children enjoy a dip in the pool at St Chads Cathedral School. September 1959


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