This stretch and relax course will be delivered face-to-face from Broadstairs Adult Education Centre. It is the perfect blend of gentle stretching to ease tired muscles and relaxation techniques to calm tired minds. Your tutor will use a variety of Yoga, Pilates and other gentle exercise techniques together with meditative practice to produce a gentle workout for mind and body.
By the end of the course students should:
- Be more supple and flexible
- Feel more stretched in the body
- Be more grounded and calmer as a person
How will I be taught?
You will be taught by a qualified instructor. Teaching methods will include demonstration, explanation, discussion and times for question and answer sessions. Your tutor will demonstrate movements and talk you through all exercises. You will be required to complete a pre course health and fitness questionnaire and during the lessons you will be carefully observed to ensure that you are working safely. You will also be encouraged to monitor and record your progression through the course on an Individual Learning Plan, which your tutor will also use to give you feedback on your progress. At the end of the course you and your tutor will assess the progress you have made.
What do I need to bring with me?
You will need supportive, comfortable clothing that allows ease of movement. Denim jeans, formal trousers, skirts or dresses are not suitable for this activity. You should wear shoes with a soft sole. Sandals, boots or any footwear with a high heel are not recommended. You may be advised not to take part if you are not dressed appropriately. Students need to bring a mat to work on and may wish to bring a towel. Please bring water and avoid eating one and a half hours prior to exercising.
What can I do next?
Specialist advice is available from your tutor to help identify the next suitable course for you. Alternatively visit our website www.kentadulteducation.co.uk.
What do I need to join the course
No previous knowledge or experience is required. This course is for anyone interested in maintaining a healthy lifestyle.
Please take a moment to consider the list below. If you have suffered from any of the conditions listed, please check with a medical practitioner whether it is suitable for you to undertake an exercise programme and bring a referral letter from your doctor to your tutor. If you have not checked, or if it is not suitable, please do not participate in this class:
- Do you ever have pains in your chest?
- Have you had any operations or injuries in the last year?
- Do you often feel faint or have spells of dizziness?
- Are you receiving medication for any condition?
- Do you have high blood pressure?
- Do you have a bone or joint problem, such as Arthritis, Osteoporosis, back or knee problems?
Getting to your course
Broadstairs Adult Education Centre
St. Peters Road
If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code BRO/120465/M/LC.
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