Dancing for Joy!

Ref: C3745533

Dancing for Joy! uses exercise to music to help improve and maintain general health and well-being. For all abilities, Dancing for Joy! provides students with a safe and fun environment to explore all aspects of Dance. This 5 week course will develop with the group and you will have the opportunity to discuss what you would most like to focus on within the group. Obviously teaching a dance class on line has its own challenges but I am really looking forward to working with you all towards an end result to be proud of! Whether that is a routine we have all learned together, an improvement in fitness and stamina, building confidence, or just a fun, social time to get fit with friends! I look forward to meeting you and getting the most out of the time we have together.

Course aim

A chance to meet, get active, enjoy different types of music and dance and have fun!

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • You will need to be able to follow links to join our WEA live video learning platform: WEA Zoom. If you’d like to understand more about our video learning platform, Zoom please visit: http://bit.ly/WEAonline and http://bit.ly/ZoomSpec
  • No skills or experience needed
  • This course is for beginners

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

  • have an understanding of how to keep fit and maintain all aspects of general health and well-being.
  • understand different styles of dance.
  • have learned a few dance routines to different genres of music and dance.

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 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?

  • What you need: You will need an internet connection, speakers, a microphone and a webcam so that you can use our video learning platform, Zoom. If you’d like to understand more Zoom please visit: http://bit.ly/ZoomSpec
  • Nothing else is needed

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

Download full course information sheet

Dancing for Joy!

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 2019
  • 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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