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Dance For Wellbeing  

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  • TutorHelen Mason
  • Price-
  • Age18+
  • LevelBeginners

Mon 16 Apr, 5.45pm – 6.45pm | 12 wk Term £96 (£87) | 18+ | Beginners

Get your week off to a good start dancing and moving for improved health and wellbeing.

Who is this course for?
This course is suitable for adults aged 18+. It is open to beginner. You do not need previous dance experience as full instruction is given and the class will be adapted to suit the needs of the participants.

The course is accessible for people with disabilities providing you are physically able to dance. A support worker or a carer may assist. Carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending a course to provide support. Please contact us to discuss your specific needs. Students should inform the tutor of any existing injuries and we recommend you consult your doctor before starting any new form of exercise.

What will you learn on this course?
This course teaches dance and movement for improved health and wellbeing. You will learn stretching and strengthening exercises, improvisation and creative devising tasks in an energising and fun weekly one-hour class.

Through a series of exercises and tasks you will develop a deeper understanding of how the body works and improve your movement range. You will strengthen your core muscle groups and increase your postural awareness. The class will also include structured tasks and improvisations designed to nurture your creative skills and help you create simple phrases of movement including working with a partner. You will build your creative confidence and understanding of the creative process leading to a sense of achievement and wellbeing through a stronger more creative body.

Do you need to bring anything?
Participants will need to bring a water based drink to every session and wear suitable clothing that allows free movement. You should bring a warmer top to put on after the session. Lessons are done bare footed.

Are there any additional costs?
There are no additional costs

Who teaches this course?
Helen Mason

Please note: Terms run wc Mon 16 Apr 2018 | Half Term break (no session) wc Mon 28 May 2018 | End of Term, Final sessions wc Mon 9 Jul 2018 *

*We advise participants to keep the day and time of the course free for Half Term and the week following the end of term free for replacements sessions that may be required due to tutor illness or exceptional circumstances.