Friday 24th February, 3rd, 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st March, 21st, 28th April, 5th and 12th May 2023
9.30am to 10.30am
Workouts don’t have to be a chore with Zumba, it’s a fun, social dance party – with exercise being the biggest perk - since it takes place in a group setting, Zumba is by far one of the best ways to get your friends in on your “exercise routine.”
- Improve different elements of your fitness (flexibility, muscular strength, and cardio-vascular fitness)
- Stimulate the heart rate and breathing rate to increase in a way that can be sustained for the exercise session
- Identify how regular fitness can help prevent illness and promote physical and emotional health
- Identify how to build your fitness from complete beginner or from injury recovery
Who is this course for: Zumba Gold is aimed at active older adults, people who have never tried Zumba before, people recovering from injuries or that are getting back to being active, and people who want a gentle workout. This invigorating Latin-inspired, dance-fitness program includes Merengue, Salsa, Cumbia, Belly Dance, Flamenco and Tango. Zumba Gold will help participants to maintain functional capacity, reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases, retard the progression of chronic diseases, and promote psychological wellbeing.
Previous Knowledge or Experience: No previous knowledge or experience is required. This course is low impact (no jumps)
How will I learn: By watching and joining in
How will I be assessed: by tutor observation and question and answers
What shall I bring: You will need to wear suitable, loose clothing and trainers, and have a bottle of water to hand. All learners must complete a health checklist form prior to starting the course. You will need to have a safe, trip free space to Zumba in and your camera on at all times during the sessions.
Next Steps: Further paid Zumba Gold sessions, other fitness course
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.
Participants will be required to use Zoom. No account is required
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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.
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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