Seated Dance and Exercise - Online course - Thursday 25th April, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd May, 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th June and 4th July 2024

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Seated Dance and Exercise

Online course

Thursday 25th April, 2nd, 9th, 16th, 23rd May, 6th, 13th, 20th, 27th June and 4th July 2024

10.00am to 11.00am

Perform seated dance and strength and mobility exercises to stay stronger for longer.

  • Demonstrate coordination, flexibility and mobility by performing at least 3 Dance, Pilates and Yoga inspired routines on a chair
  • Demonstrate core strength by performing seated sit ups, leg raises and side bends
  • Demonstrate upper body strength with hand weights and the resistance band by performing bicep curls, lateral pull downs, tricep extensions, the upright seated row and chest press
  • Demonstrate alignment and balance using the chair as an aid and describe the impact of exercise on physical and mental wellbeing

About the course: This is an inclusive course for any age with the intention of improving strength, mobility, flexibility, coordination and balance. The power of chair exercise cannot be underestimated. The sessions will explore structured routines to inspiring music from popular and classical genres and the musicals and charts. Sessions will follow safe practice and include a warmup, cool down, stretch and regular water breaks

Who is this course for: This course is for anyone wanting to improve their physical and mental wellbeing, strength and mobility. Sessions will be personalised and tailored for you after initial assessment

Previous knowledge or experience: No previous experience is necessary

How will I learn: Through verbal instruction and demonstration

How will I be assessed: By tutor observation against the course goals. There is no formal assessment

What shall I bring: Wear comfortable clothing. Have a drink of water to hand to stay hydrated. Two light hand weights or 2 small 500ml water bottles to hold as weight substitutes

Next steps: Senior Fitness, Dance Fitness or Ballet fitness courses

This course is aimed at Hampshire residents aged 19+ 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.

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.

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