Exercise to Music - Mixed ability - Spring

Course code: ZCAU113P

Subject area: Learning for Wellbeing

Study level: Part Time

Course level: U

Course details

10:00am - 11:00am

Thursday

19th Jan 2023 - 30th Mar 2023

The Barn

Contact details

enquiries@abingdon-witney.ac.uk

01235 555 585

An effective, enjoyable class for all ages and abilities. Exercises and dance moves to improve/maintain all areas of fitness, such as: coordination, posture, range of movement and balance. It is also good for general wellbeing and mental health, and you can work at your own level.

This course is for anyone wanting to maintain/improve their fitness, to be active, sociable, safe and have fun.

What the course will cover:

The basic routine for each session is as follows:
· A warm-up consisting of a pulse raiser, mobiliser and short stretch which prepares the body for the aerobic section.
· The aerobic section is a mixture of high and low impact exercises. The tutor will demonstrate alternative exercises so that you can work at your own level.
· The cool down will include exercises that lower your pulse, muscular strength and endurance exercises (for the tummy, thighs and improved posture) then a cool down stretch and a remobiliser to finish.

Routines will be varied to incorporate different styles such as, cha, cha, cha; Charleston; modern jazz and pop.

Enjoying movement is important. Please wear comfortable clothes, such as leggings, exercise trousers and T-shirt. Suitable shoes must be worn to provide support and absorb shock, for example trainers.

Please bring a mat or towel for floor work and a bottle of water or something to drink to re-hydrate the body.

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course, you will be able to:
· practice a mixture of high and low impact exercises
· identify the benefits of regular exercise for general wellbeing
· recognise how exercise can improve coordination, posture and balance

Do not buy any materials until it has been confirmed that the course is running.

Please note there will be no teaching sessions on 16.02.22

Abingdon and Witney College is subject to Ofsted regulation and is required to work with all its students to make sure they understand Government initiatives around Safeguarding, Prevent and Fundamental British Values. Information on these matters will be shared with you during your course.

You will also be asked to complete monitoring paperwork, which helps us to deliver course con

Continue with the same class or possibly the seated exercise class.
No previous knowledge or experience necessary. All welcome.

Courses can fill fast, so please enrol early to avoid disappointment. Decisions on whether a course is to run are made two weeks prior to the start date - an email will be sent to you should there be changes to your course or if it is cancelled. Please check your inbox leading up to your course, including the junk folders. For anyone without an email account, our Admissions team will phone you instead.

For the first week of the course you will need to bring a valid form of identification; this includes passport, driving licence, debit/credit card, Birth Certificate or National Insurance card.

Please note - you should be 19 years old or over at 31st August 2022 prior to starting the course.
Courses offered by the college are fully or partly funded by the Government and the published fee takes account of this funding.

Before starting a course, the College is required to check you meet conditions relating to that funding, e.g. age, residency status within the UK/EEA, prior qualification level and employment status. In some circumstances (such as with online enrolments), these checks can only be completed after you have enrolled and paid.

If you are unable to pay in full for this course at the time of enrolment, and the course tuition fee is £300 or more, an instalment plan is available. If this is your preference, please do not enrol online but rather call the Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to enrol.

Once enrolled, Admissions will take the first instalment payment from you and pass on your details to the Finance team who will email you to set-up your payment plan. Please return a fully completed instalment plan to Finance as failure to do so could result in being withdrawn from your course.

The rules on fee reduction are complicated, we would encourage you to talk to our Admissions Team on 01235 216400 to discuss these options. You can find more information on our Fees and Bursaries page - search "Fees and Bursaries" at the top of the page.

16 - 18 Fee


19+ Fee

Tuition Fee: £55.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £55.00


19+ Reduced Fee

Tuition Fee: £33.00
Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £33.00

As this is a non-accredited course, there is no formal qualification. However, you will be asked to complete activities that demonstrate how you are progressing on your course.
The course will include a mixture of demonstration, observation, self-assessment, question and answer/reading and practical exercises. The tutor will offer one-to-one support. As this is a non-accredited course, there is no formal qualification. However, you will be required to measure your progress by completing a RARPA form which represents the Recognition and Recording of your Progress and Achievement.