Movement for healthy living

Course Dates: 14/01/20 - 31/03/20
Time: 10:30 - 11:30
Location: KS - Keeley Street
Jayde Dujon

Would you like to improve core stability, balance, strength and flexibility? Practise a range of effective exercises in this class, which promotes healthy living at all levels of experience and ability.


What is the course about?

Aimed at those seeking to develop an awareness of physical and mental well-being through movement and activity, this course provides safe and effective exercises at a suitable level for participants. Develop cardiovascular fitness and flexibility, improve mobility, muscular strength and endurance.

What will we cover?

Each class will include a warm up to mobilise joints and prepare the body. An aerobic section will improve cardiovascular conditioning, while other exercises are designed to improve posture, strength, endurance and balance - you'll have the option of lying on a mat or performing the exercises whilst sitting on a chair. The class usually finishes with stretching and relaxation.

What will I achieve?
By the end of this course you should be able to...

- Recognise the importance of warming up, mobility and stamina
- Perform various co-ordinated moves
- Learn and practise particular stretches to develop flexibility
- Maintain better posture
- Maintain and improve joint mobility and flexibility
- Modify exercises to suit your own level.

What level is the course and do I need any particular skills?

No previous knowledge or experience is required, and all levels and abilities are welcome. You will need to be able to read and write short sentences, follow verbal instructions, observe and copy physical movements and use spatial awareness within a group.

If you have suffered from any of the conditions listed below, 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 an exercise or movement 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?
- Is there anything else we should know about your health?
- Do you have a bone or joint problem, such as arthritis, osteoporosis, back or knee problems?

How will I be taught, and will there be any work outside the class?

- Demonstrations and explanation by the tutor
- Practical work to music
- Working in pairs and groups as well as on your own.

Are there any other costs? Is there anything I need to bring?

Please wear comfortable clothing and supportive, soft-soled footwear, and bring a drink of water.

When I've finished, what course can I do next?

You can progress to other suitable exercise classes within the Health and Lifestyle department at City Lit.


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I would definitely recommend it both for the content and the teacher
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 16/07/2019)
If they like exercise, and in good health, then they should try it.
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Review by No / (Posted on 31/05/2019)
That it is excellent - very professional tutor
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Review by Anonymous / (Posted on 27/11/2018)
A good teacher and I always felt better afterwards
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Review by Feline / (Posted on 13/04/2015)
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Course Code: FEB20

Tue, day, 14 Jan - 31 Mar '20

Duration: 12 sessions (over 12 weeks)

Full fee: £119.00
Senior fee: £95.00
Concession: £81.00

Or call to enrol: 020 7831 7831

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