Active for Life - Body Tone | St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Active for Life - Body Tone at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Active for Life - Body Tone at St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone

Price: £79.00 Starts: 04/01/2018 Time: 10:00 - 11:00
Tutor: Heather Peake Ends: 26/04/2018 Location: St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: THU Duration: 14 weeks

About this course

This Body Tone course in Maidstone is a low to medium impact cardio class, using resistance equipment to tone and sculpt your body and includes floor based strength and flexibility exercises.

By the end of this course you should be able to:
- Use basic resistance equipment safely
- Perform muscle, strength and endurance exercises
- Locate muscle groups
- Practise cardiovascular moves
- Exercise independently to music with minimal guidance
- Identify specific exercises for personal use outside of the class.
- Recount at least three ways in which exercises can benefit health and wellbeing throughout various life stages.

You will need to be able to follow verbal instructions, observe and copy physical movements and use spatial awareness within a group. Although there is no specific work set outside of the class, students will gain most benefit if exercises are performed regularly and practised between classes

How will I be taught?

You will be taught by a qualified instructor. To assist in us providing a safe and healthy environment for you to exercise, you will be asked to complete a Confidential health Questionnaire. 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 carefully observed to ensure that you are working safely and will required to monitor and record your progression on the course using an Individual Learning Plan and Fitness Log.

At the end of the course you and your tutor are asked to 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 dress 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.
For anyone interested in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. The course has been designed for the active, older adult but is open to anyone who would like to improve their fitness and health and enjoys group exercise classes.

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?

About the Tutor: Heather Peake

Heather is a qualified fitness instructor who has experience working with students with a wide range of abilities from beginners to more experience workout enthusiasts. Heather also has a qualification in teaching Chair Based Exercise for the Frail and Elderly in addition to her Zumba Instructor Qualification.

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Getting there

St Faiths Adult Education Centre
St Faiths Street
Maidstone
Maidstone
Kent
ME14 1LH


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code MAI/57853/F/LC.
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