Seated Exercise for Body and Brain

Ref: C3741745

The course is designed to exercise body and brain. It is aimed at those with limited mobility who need to be seated but would like to benefit from gentle guided exercises. It will also include games, quizzes and other group activities to stimulate the brain and memory.

Course aim

The course is suitable for individuals who want to exercise but have limited mobility. Participants will be able to do guided exercises from their chair.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is suitable for beginners and improvers

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

  • Exercise at least 4 parts of the upper body
  • Exercise at least 4 parts of the lower body
  • Exercise using at least 2 props
  • Enhance memory recall through games and quizzes

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
  • A file of work will be kept which will help to record your progress

What else do I need to know?

  • Wear loose clothing which does not restrict movement

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

  • Progress to another WEA course
  • Progress to a course with another provider

Download full course outline

Seated Exercise for Body and Brain Course Outline

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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