Gentle Chair Exersise - Sit & Be Fit

Ref: C2523898

A unique course to help develop and expand greater mobility and agility of the mind and body by working on principles and habits to help improve the memory and maintain good habits involving physical movement - concentration - coordination and relaxation.

Course aim

The aim of the course is to develop and expand greater mobility and agility of the mind and body - working on memory improvement - concentration - goal setting and physical movement to enhance health and well being.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers
  • this course is suitable for learners who may have learning difficulties and / or physical disabilities.

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

  • Improve my mobility and coordination.
  • Enhance my learning and memory skills.
  • Set personal goals and help plan for the future.
  • Enjoy relaxation techniques
  • Use meditation techniques to help bring about a feeling of peace and tranquility.

How will I be taught?

  • The WEA tutor will use a range of different teaching and learning methods and encourage you and the group to be actively involved in your learning

What kind of feedback can I expect?

  • A range of informal activities will be used by the tutor to see what you are learning which may include quizzes, question and answer, small projects and discussion
  • You will have opportunities to discuss your progress with your tutor
  • You will be encouraged to share your work with the group and discuss your learning
  • You will be encouraged to consider other students work and give your opinions and suggestions

What else do I need to know?

  • A selection of materials and basic equipment will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional materials with you
  • Comfortable clothing and soft footwear or socks are recommended for the course and a personal notebook may be used to record learning and help with goal setting.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading is required but research on the subject on the internet or in the library may be helpful

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Become involved with the WEA in a range of voluntary work and other activities including campaigning as a WEA member

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Gentle Chair Exersise - Sit & Be Fit

Conditions

You can if you meet all of the following requirements:

  • are paying the standard fee or are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • are paying with a credit/debit card or are not paying a fee because of a qualifying benefit
  • have a valid email address
  • have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2017
  • have read and accept the standard terms and conditions
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