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Gentle Exercise with Postural Stability (PAYG Available)
S00048

This course will improve your balance, posture, flexibility and strength. It will contribute to the management of movement patterns and activating core stability.

Course Content

You will learn how to improve your balance, posture, flexibility and strength. Your classes will include the following

• A warm up, pulse raiser, barre work and floor work.
• Therapeutic exercise will assist stability, balance and postural alignment through focus on the activation of the core stability muscles.
• There will be a focus on balance work and strategies for coping with falls with discussions on the management of daily living tasks when in pain.
• Some exercises will be adaptations for those with osteoporosis and arthritis.

You should wear comfortable clothing and sports shoes. You may prefer to bring your own small towel, cushion or pillow for floor work.

You may progress to further gentle exercise or dance classes, tai chi or yoga.

Entry Requirements

This course is suitable for you if you have a chronic conditions or a history of falls. You should be reasonably mobile and free from restricting pain. You should be to complete a short health questionnaire.

First Class Requirements

Loose comfortable clothing and sports shoes. You may like to bring a small towel/cushion/pillow to the first class for floor work.

Assessment Methods

The tutor will work where possible on a one to one basis to assess you and give advice on how to improve.

Further Study Options

More courses can be found at www.racc.ac.uk

Additional Information

The tutor will work where possible on a one to one basis to assess you and give advice on how to improve.