Seated Dance and Exercise - Online course - Friday 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th November and 4th December 2020

Seated Dance and Exercise - Online course - Friday 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th November and 4th December 2020

Seated Dance and Exercise

Online course

Friday 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th November and 4th December 2020

10.00am to 11.00am

This is a free online course using Zoom. Participants will be required to download and use Zoom.

Demonstrate improved co-ordination, mobility, strength and flexibility performing seated dance and exercises.

  • Demonstrate improved movement memory, co-ordination and rhythm through the performance of seated dances.
  • Demonstrate improved strength by performing exercises with resistance.
  • Demonstrate improved core strength by performing exercises that tighten the abdominal muscles.
  • Display increased range of movement by performing seated stretches.

Previous knowledge/experience: No previous knowledge required.

Who is this course for: The course is aimed at those over 60 years of age or at anyone with mobility problems, that would prefer seated exercise.

How will I learn: It is important to keep moving to stay fit and healthy in our everyday lives and activities and to promote well-being. Physical fitness can be improved through seated dance and will increase the heart rate. You will also be able to connect with others and your tutor through this online course.

You will learn by following a number of seated dance routines to great music selected throughout the decades, to musical and film tracks guaranteed to raise the spirit and lift your mood. You will improve strength by following a number of exercises to improve core strength and strength in the upper and lower body. Seated stretches to improve your flexibility and range of movement will be explored. Breathing and relaxation exercises to improve well-being and a sense of calm at the end of the class will conclude the session.

How will I be assessed: You will be assessed by tutor observation of performance of seated dances and exercises. All learners will be encouraged to progress and achieve the learning goals listed above to promote well-being and improve fitness. There is no formal assessment.

What do I need to bring: Comfortable clothing to move in and a drink. A chair for seated exercises.

Attendance is expected at each session to ensure that you get the most out of your learning experience and to minimise disruption for other learners. Please advise the venue/tutor of any absence you may have.

You will be contacted by a member of the learning in Libraries team prior to the course. We are unable to process your booking without a phone number.

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