Student Intranet Staff Intranet Accessibility Text Size: A  A  A
Unlocking Talent. Fulfilling Potential.

Gentle Exercise With Postural Stability & Back Care PAYG (S00048-16172I)

Availability: Yes

Price: £9.00 Click here for information on help with fees

Weekdays/Time: Fri (11:15 to 12:30)

Starts: 24/03/2017

End Date: 24/03/2017

Number of Weeks: 1

Tutor Approval Required? No

Course Overview:

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

How to Enrol:

Enrolment is best carried out online.If you prefer to enrol in person you can enrol at the Parkshot centre. You can also enrol by post, payment should be by cheque made payable to Richmond Adult Community College and sent to Postal Enrolments, RACC, Parkshot, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 2RE

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. Students should be to complete a short health questionnaire.

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.

Additional Information:

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

For information on course fees and how to get additional help to pay for them look at our How to Pay for Your Course section.

Bring To First Class:

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

Further Study and Career Opportunities:

More courses can be found at

Information Advice and Guidance:

If you are looking for assistance on a new career path, course choice or looking for further opportunities then speak to our Information Advice and Guidance team.


| Back | Print | Top |

Learner Handbook 2016-17

Where we are


Advanced Learner Loans


Funding Your Course


Upcoming Events


Hires Guide