Connect and communicate through Movement, Music and Storytelling

Ref: C3744165

The tutor will guide you through a gentle warm up teaching you how to stretch and to relax both body and mind. We will work with different qualities of movement to encourage personal expression and find support through group interaction. The aim is to encourage confidence, connection to others and a release of tension both physically and mentally.

Course aim

To learn basic skills in how to stretch and relax body and mind and to begin to express and communicate through dance and movement

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:

  • Stretch and relax my own body safely
  • Understand the connection between breath and relaxation
  • Connect to others through movement
  • Choose different ways of personal expression through the body
  • Move and dance more confidently and spontaneously

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?

  • 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

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided
  • Please wear loose comfortable clothing that you can move/dance in without restriction

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

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Connect and communicate through Movement, Music and Storytelling

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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