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Posturecise - Mixed Ability

Course code: ZPBV501P

Subject area: Sport

Study level: Part Time

Course level: U

Course details

Course time:

10:00 - 11:00

Days of week:


Course date:

24th Sept 2024 - 10th Dec 2024

Course location:

Glyme Hall

Contact details


01235 555 585

A course that offers comprehensive, non-aerobic exercises to help improve posture and balance, maintain suppleness, promote fitness and general wellbeing. The exercises are underpinned by the Alexander Technique, Pilates and Yoga. Come and learn about your posture. This course is aimed at the over 50's.

In order to avoid disappointment, it is advisable to enrol at least 2½ weeks prior to the course starting. We will confirm course information two weeks prior to the start date.

Who is this course for?An exercise class aimed primarily at the over 50s.

What the course will cover: The exercises work through the whole body and are repeated each session so that you can remember them and continue to practice at home. The exercises involve both standing and lying on the floor.

This course is about maintaining fitness, suppleness and muscle tone and improve posture, balance and wellbeing. Please wear comfortable and loose-fitting clothing, have bare feet or non-slip socks.

Bring along an exercise mat and a small pillow to support your head when lying on the floor.

Course Outcomes:By the end of this course, you will be able to:• practice non-aerobic exercises to help improve posture and balance• identify the benefits of regular exercise for general wellbeing• recognise how exercise can maintain suppleness and promote fitness

Please note there will be no teaching session on 29/10/2024.

There are no refreshment facilities on site - please bring refreshments with you.Free Parking.

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 content to the highest quality.

What next?
Continue with the same class to maintain your fitness and general wellbeing or progress to other fitness and exercise classes. Oxfordshire Adult Learning offer a wide-range of similar workshops and courses, please check our website for further information.
Entry criteria
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 2024 prior to starting the course.

Fee information
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.

Course fees

19+ Fee:

Tuition Fee: £105.60

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £105.60

19+ Reduced Fee:

Tuition Fee: £52.80

Exam Fee: £0.00

Total Cost: £52.80

Qualifications received
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.
Learning & method assessment
The course will include a mixture of demonstration, observation, and practical exercises. The tutor will be available to support you throughout.
To track your progress and achievement you will be required to complete a short document.