Clare Deakin

Clare Deakin

Dementia Actif Gwynedd Facilitator

I have worked in the local authority sport and leisure industry for 20 years, I started working as a lifeguard and then a fitness Instructor and Duty Manager. I have taught various exercises classes including Aqua Aerobics, Circuit training, Step Aerobics, Chair based exercise and Falls Prevention. My ethos is to ensure people benefit from the physical activity in the class but that they also have fun whilst doing it.

Level 3 Personal Trainer, Level 3 Exercise Referral; Level 4 PSI Falls Prevention and Tai Chi For Wellbeing Instructor

Dementia specific training:-
CPD 1st Steps in Dementia - Later Life Training
Dementia Friend Champion – Alzheimers Society
Virtual Dementia Tour Training

Teaches classes at:-
Byw’n Iach Glaslyn, Porthmadog
Byw’n Iach Dwyfor Pwllheli
Byw’n Iach Dysyni Dolgellau
Dragon Theater Barmouth
Cae Garnedd Bangor

Bilingual Welsh and English

Email address:-

3 words that describes why I love working for Dementia Actif Gwynedd:-

  • Rewarding
  • Enlightening
  • Enjoyable