Dance-Keep Healthy and Happy-Keep Dancing

Ref: C3673204

The course uses exercise to music to help improve and maintain general health and well-being both physically and mentally - improving fitness, memory and confidence. Guidance is also given about using the routines to exercise at home. All abilities will be catered for, especially those with disabilities and wheelchair users.

Course aim

To use dance as a form of exercise to help improve and maintain ones general health and well-being, to keep ones mind active, helping to improve memory and confidence.

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:

  • Perform to music simple routines which directly benefit ones own health and well-being including confidence and memory.
  • Recognise and perform the improvements added to the routines that will maximise benefits to health.
  • Recognise and record on ILP two benefits to health and well-being which have improved during the course.

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

What else do I need to know?

  • Loose layered clothing and good supportive footwear.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

  • No pre reading or pre course work is required

What can I do next?

Download full course information sheet

Dance-Keep Healthy and Happy-Keep Dancing

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This course is not available for online enrolment.

Conditions

As a registered charity, and to meet our funders’ requirements, we need to check a few things with you before you book. Please could we ask that you check the list below to ensure you meet our basic criteria:

  • You are paying the standard fee (with a credit or debit card) or you are on any of the qualifying benefits
  • You have a valid email address so that you can receive confirmation of your booking
  • You have been resident in the UK, EU or EEA for the last 3 years
  • You are aged 19 years or older on 1st September 2018
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

Not sure or have further questions? Contact courseenquiries@wea.org.uk

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