Music and Movement
Encourage learners to improve flexibility by moving to a variety of music styles and build up confidence to practise self-expression.
Improve flexibility by moving to a variety of music styles. To reminisce old songs and tunes. To improve self-expression and improve psychological well-being.
Who is the course for?
What topics will this course cover
A variation of music styles. History of musical hits & entertainers. Music to Movement (rhythm & beat)
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:
Move in time to music Recognise songs and tunes from the past Show self-expression through movement Engage in class discussion Identify past entertainers
How will I know I'm making progress?
Through oral discussion, observation and question & answers.
What else do I need to know, do or bring?
Reading and information sources
Books and pictures will be supplied for reference but reading is not essential.
What could the course lead to?
Possible progression to study: Local History Courses Ancestry courses