Chair Based Exercise | Gravesend Adult Education Centre

Chair Based Exercise at Gravesend Adult Education Centre

Chair Based Exercise at Gravesend Adult Education Centre

Price: £5.00 Starts: 20/10/2017 Time: 11:15 - 12:15
Tutor: Ends: 15/12/2017 Location: Gravesend Adult Education Centre
Level: Mixed Level Day of Week: FRI Duration: 8 weeks

You need to attend an interview before enrolling.

About this course

In this course, you will perform seated exercise routines which mobilise joints, strengthen and lengthen muscles and stimulate the health of body and mind. This course should help you to maintain or improve: your strength, flexibility, endurance and balance. This course is held in our purpose built studio and class numbers are limited to 9-10 students so that you enjoy the benefits of being in a small class environment.

By the end of this course you should be able to:
Identify your own level of ability and to work safely
Stretch appropriately, identifying associated muscles
Use Thera-bands, adopting the correct techniques
Participate in group discussions, sharing experience and opinions
Enjoy the experience of exercise, being empathetic with other members of the group as appropriate, analysing and developing personal skills.

How will I be taught?

You will be taught by a qualified and experienced tutor. Teaching methods will include demonstration, explanation, discussion and times for question and answer sessions. Your tutor will demonstrate movements and talk you through all sequences. Activities will be adapted to suit individual needs and capabilities. You will be carefully observed to ensure that you are working safely and be encouraged to monitor and record your progression on the course.
There will be individual and group feedback.

What do I need to bring with me?

You will need supportive, comfortable clothing that allows ease of movement. Please bring a bottle of water.

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 experience is required.
The course is suitable for those who would like to maintain their mobility and for those with limited or impaired mobility or those recovering from an illness such as stroke or heart attack. We advise anyone with a pre-existing medical condition to seek advice from their GP before exercising. To assist us in providing a safe and healthy environment for you to exercise you will be asked to complete a Confidential Health Questionnaire.
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?

If you have a disability and think it may affect your learning in the classroom, or using any of our other services, please speak to us in confidence as soon as possible. We will discuss options with you and do our best to provide the support you would like.

Getting there

Gravesend Adult Education Centre
Darnley Road
Gravesend
Gravesham
Kent
DA11 0RX


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code GRA/56698/F/NC.
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