Slimnastics

Course information sheet

Fees: Standard £ 9 Conc £4 Full £13 * Enrol online for standard fee payers only

Day Time Weeks Centre Start End Code Enroll
Wednesday 10:15 - 11:45 11 MAC 18/09/2019 04/12/2019 AW1150
Friday 10:30 - 12:00 11 MAC 20/09/2019 06/12/2019 AW1153
Wednesday 10:15 - 11:45 11 MAC 08/01/2020 25/03/2020 AW2150
Friday 09:00 - 10:00 10 MAC 10/01/2020 27/03/2020 AW2153
Wednesday 10:15 - 11:45 11 MAC 22/04/2020 08/07/2020 AW3150
Friday 10:30 - 12:00 11 MAC 24/04/2020 10/07/2020 AW3153
Wednesday 10:15 - 11:45 4 MAC 14/08/2019 28/08/2019 AWS009
Friday 10:30 - 12:00 3 MAC 16/08/2019 30/08/2019 AWS010

What will the course cover?

An aerobic workout including mat-based or chair work for specific muscle toning exercises. Advice about nutrition and diet is also available.

Who is the course for?

Anyone who wants to join a keep fit programme that includes and aerobic workout, muscle strengthening and stretch/relaxation. You should be reasonably mobile. If in doubt, please come in and speak to the tutor

What skills, knowledge or experience do I need to start this course?

None required. You do not need to be able to get down onto the floor as chair-based alternative exercise will be given.

What should I be able to do by the end of the course?

Have developed a greater understanding of the benefits of exercise for maintaining a healthier lifestyle. Developed a good knowledge of which exercises benefit you as an individual and be able to practice safely at home.

How is the course organised?

The first part of the class is set aside for topics relating to healthier lifestyles such as nutrition, home exercising or a focus on particular medical conditions. Learners can be weighed if they are taking the class as part of a weight loss programme.

What extra study or practice is expected outside of the class?

None, but the tutor will advise on home exercise.

How will my progress be assessed?

Each learner will complete a health questionnaire and an initial assessment from which individual targets/challenges will be set. The tutor will assess individuals gainst these and class targets. learners are also expected to reflect on their progress and make comments verablly or in writing as directed by the tutor.

What can I expect to go on to after this course?

Progress within the same class or join another Agewell class on advice from your tutor

Are there any other costs and what do I need to bring?

Normal Agewell fees apply. Please wear loose comfortable clothing and appropritate and supportive soft-soled shoes. A bottle of water is advisable to avoid dehydration.

What support is available?

Help with literacy or numeracy is available through the basic education programme and the ESOL programme offers help for speakers of other languages. Additional support can be provided for students with learning difficulties and/or disabilities. Details are available from the ALSS course guide and from teaching or reception