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Fitness Foundations - Stretch and Tone - Centre Based

Price:
£40.00
Starts:
11/11/2021
Day of week:
THU
Ends:
16/12/2021
Location:
St Faiths Adult Education Centre, Maidstone
Level:
Mixed Level
Time:
10:00 - 11:00
Duration:
6 weeks

This course is currently full and online booking is not possible. Please call 03000 41 22 22* to register your interest. We will contact you directly if we can accommodate you.

This Fitness Foundation Stretch and Tone course is a low to medium impact class for people who are new to exercise or who like to work at a slower pace.

By the end of this course you should be able to:
Perform muscle, strength and endurance exercises
Locate muscle groups
Practise cardiovascular movements safely
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.

Who is the tutor?

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.

View all courses taught by Heather Peake here

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 carefully observed to ensure that you are working safely and be encouraged to monitor and record your progression on the course. At the end of the course you and your tutor are asked to assess the progress you have made.
Your tutor will discuss your progress with you and give you feedback. You will be encouraged to record your progress on an Individual Learning Plan.

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?

Getting to your course

Find us

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

If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 22 22* and quote the Course Code MAI/112696/K/NC.