(ES) Fitsteps®

Ref: C3741085

Fitness That's "Strictly" Fun! Strictly Come Dancing's Natalie Lowe, Mark Foster, and Ian Waite had a great idea to mix the graceful steps of Ballroom and the up tempo steps of the Latin dances together to create a really fun, energetic and effective way to stay fit and keep trim that would appeal to everyone, even if they couldn't dance. A dance fitness programme described as " so much fun you don't even realise you are getting fit!"

Course aim

Fitsteps is a fitness class, delivered through dance. So, the emphasis is on helping people towards fitness; structuring the class to deliver real, measurable, fitness results.

Who is the course for?

None, suits all ages and levels of fitness.

What topics will this course cover

Classes will always start with a warm up. A variety of style and speed exercises will follow. Classes will finish with a cool down and stretching exercise.

What will it be like?

WEA classes are friendly and supportive. You will be encouraged to work together with your fellow students and tutor. You will be asked to share your ideas and views in the class and work with the group to give and accept feedback in a supportive environment. The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you to be actively involved in your learning. You may be asked to undertake work to support your course outside of your class.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

1. Demonstrate exercises with improved fitness and stamina. 2. Demonstrate exercises with improved posture, co-ordination, balance and use of space and patterns. 3. Show evidence of recognising steps and movements. 4. Show evidence of core strength and body toning.

How will I know I'm making progress?

Individual feedback during participation in class. Group and individual discussion.

What else do I need to know, do or bring?

Comfortable clothes and trainers.

Reading and information sources

Visit the FitSteps website http://fan.fitsteps.co.uk/

What could the course lead to?

Further WEA courses - Performing Arts

Download full course outline

(ES) Fitsteps® Course Outline


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  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
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  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2016
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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