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Try out this weekly course and get your week off to a good start dancing and moving for improved health and wellbeing.

Following the session, if you choose to join the Dance for Fitness and Wellbeing term course, the price of your taster session will be deducted from the term ticket price (see links to the term courses below). Please ring our Sales and Information Team on 0121 446 3232 for your discount to be processed. 

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.

Who is this course for?

This course is suitable for adults aged 18+. It is open to beginners. 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.

Dance is a high impact physical activity, especially on the legs. You need a good level of physical fitness but the course is also a good way to improve your overall fitness levels. If you have any health conditions, you should consult your doctor before joining this class.

Do you need to bring anything?

Participants will need to bring a water based drink to the 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

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