About Dance For Wellbeing (Summer)

A weekly dance class for older adults who want to start dancing and moving for improved health and wellbeing.

What will you learn on this course?

This fun weekly course will focus on contemporary dance and improvised movement techniques as well as providing some time to socialise and meet new people. This course aims to contribute to improvements in your general fitness and wellbeing, including:

  • General mobility
  • Core strength
  • Posture and alignment
  • Confidence
  • Wellbeing

The class is structured with an improvised warm up followed by technique exercises. There will be the opportunity to improvise your own movement finding positions and shapes that suit your body and ability. There will also be the chance to work creatively with other members of the group.

The tutor will nurture a supportive social environment for the class, encouraging and challenging based on individual’s abilities and needs. On completing this course you should feel able to be more confidently agile in your everyday lives, have greater motivation for exercise and an improved sense of wellbeing.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for adults aged 40+ years who would like to spend time socialising and learning to dance. It is open to all levels, suitable for complete beginners who have never stepped foot on a dance floor to those who have a little experience and would like to learn more. Everyone will be encouraged to participate at their own pace.

This course may be accessible for people with disabilities. The room is wheelchair accessible. A support worker or carer may assist; carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending to provide support. Please contact us to discuss your specific accessibility needs.

Any health issues should be declared by participants at the start of the course and will be taken into consideration by the tutor. Exercises will be adapted where necessary and chairs will be available for participants to rest if needed. Some refreshments will be provided.

Do you need to bring anything?

Please wear suitable clothing that allows free movement and shoes with a non-slip sole. Also bring a water based drink.

Who teaches this course?

Sandra Golding

Dates and times

  • April – July