Keep Fit Through Movement & Dance - over 55s (PAYG Available)

A balanced approach to fitness through exercise in a relaxed atmosphere covering a warm up, pulse raiser, barre work, floor work and cool down to increase confidence in movement, a sense of achievement and feeling of well-being.

Course Content

Your course will include a warm up, pulse raiser, barre work, floor work and cool down. These will help with the following

Encouraging good alignment, posture and balance
Improving movement memory, co-ordination, cardiovascular health and bone density
An increase in strength, stamina and suppleness in order to manage everyday activity
Reduction of stiffness due to age related conditions
Learn to mobilise joints, stretching and toning specific muscle groups
Each lesson will have a progressive sequence of movement following a simple Laban based theme demonstrated through rhythmic movement and music.

You should wear comfortable clothing and soft flexible shoes or bare feet. You may prefer to bring your own small towel, cushion or pillow for floor work.

The tutor will advise you on an optional affiliation to the Keep Fit Association (events, training and performances).

Entry Requirements

Suitable for an older adult who enjoys moving to music. You should be reasonably mobile and be prepared to complete a short health questionnaire.

First Class Requirements

Wear trainers/bare feet and loose comfortable clothing to the first class and you can bring your own small towel or cushion for floor work

Assessment Methods

The tutor will work where possible on a one to one basis to assess and give advice on how to improve.

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