Seated Exercise

Ref: C3744899

Learners will be able to perform a range of warm up and cool down exercises. They will be able to do a series of co-ordination exercises moving upper and lower body at the same time. They will also be able to participate in a head to toe workout from their chair under guidance. Learners will use props including balls and resistance bands to help with flexibility and strength.

Course aim

This taster course will enable learners to perform a range of exercises from their chair, under the guidance of the instructor, in a safe and comfortable environment.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • This course is for beginners

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

  • Perform at least 2 warm up stretches.
  • Participate in at least 2 coordination exercises.
  • Demonstrate a head to toe body seated workout.
  • Use a resistance band to strengthen at least 2 muscles.

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

What else do I need to know?

  • All materials will be provided

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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Seated Exercise


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  • 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 2019
  • You have read and accept our standard terms and conditions

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