Try this dance class for older adults who want to start dancing and moving for improved health and wellbeing.
Following the session, if you choose to join the Dance for 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 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 should contribute to improvements in your general fitness and wellbeing including:
- General mobility
- Core strength
- Posture and alignment
The class will include 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 and social environment for the class, encouraging and challenging based on individual’s abilities and needs. The class will include some social time with refreshments.
On completing this course you should feel able to be more confidently agile in your everyday lives, have greater motivation for exercise and 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.
The course is accessible for people with disabilities. A support worker or carer may assist and all classes are planned to meet the specific needs of the group. Carers must book a complimentary ticket if attending a course to provide support. The room is wheelchair accessible.
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.
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.
Are there any additional costs?
There are no additional costs
Who teaches this course?