Hilda

  • Hilda Mitchell, aged 88, has been teaching yoga and fitness for 40 years, Leeds, March 2012
  • Hilda in her living room, Leeds, March 2012
  • A collection of Hilda's favourite tapes she likes playing when teaching her exercise class.
  • Disco-kick, a mixed tape of Hilda's favourite disco tunes.
  • Hilda playing a tape in her living room
  • Hilda dancing in her living room to the sound of "y.m.c.a" by the Village People
  • Hilda, aged 88 dancing to the sound of "y.m.c.a" by the Village People. Hilda was given the Female Lifetime Achievement Award this year by The Leeds Jewish Welfare Board.
  • Hilda suffers from very bad eyesight. living on her own she relies on her memory to locate things.
  • Hilda trying to read the label on a mixed tape of music.
  • Hilda trying to read the label on a mixed tape of music.
  • playing a tape
  • Hilda lights up when one of her favourite song starts playing on her tape recorder
  • Hilda dancing in her seat. "Find the exercise that you can do, even if you can't get out of your chair, exercise gently in your chair" Hilda Mitchell
  • Hilda dancing in her seat
  • Hilda having a drink of lucazade after dancing
  • Hilda's feet
  • Hilda won the Lifetime award on the basis of 40 years service working as a volunteer. " I first started volunteering at the Queenshill by helping senior people to exercise, I saw the potential in them" Hilda Mitchell
  • Hilda stretching on the floor of her living room
  • Hilda stretching in her living room
  • Hilda stretching on the floor of her living room
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