South Lakes

Moving to Music 1

Co-ordinator: Margot Harvey
Meetings: Monday, 10.45 – 12.00 noon, Abbott Hall Social Centre
10 January to 21 March

The two groups might appeal to anyone who enjoys the freedom and relaxation that moving to music brings. Our aim is to keep all our bits in good working order, and have fun at the same time!

We do simple stretching, aerobic and weight bearing exercise and dance designed to maintain, and hopefully improve stamina, suppleness, and strength and at the same time stimulate concentration and memory. We work through a series of routines focusing on different parts of the body and usually include a more creative section that changes frequently.

The music is an eclectic mix that might come from anywhere in the world - Cuba, Italy, Africa, Asia, UK, USA; and any time – the nostalgic 40’s, the rocking 50’s; and any style from folk to jazz, classic (very occasionally), Bhangra, Latin American, and of course, ‘pop’. The only criteria that count are that the music is rhythmic, and uplifting, and so guaranteed to get us moving!

the class in actionHOUSE RULES: Only two:
1. Safety first - non-slip soles or bare feet are a must;
2. You are responsible for your own level of participation - work within your own limitations.

No pain, no strain, just enjoy an hour with a swing.

UPDATE DECEMBER

It was so good to get back to a weekly meeting again in October after a 19 month gap, for a slightly pared down session of exercise and dance. We've followed safety procedures, and as a result of reducing the maximum number of members in each group we have been able to maintain social distancing and also give ourselves plenty of room to move! It's been good to welcome some new members though we do still have a short waiting list. Omicron permitting, we look forward to strutting our stuff again in January.

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American History Architecture Appreciation
Art Artistic Licence
Badminton Ballroom Dancing
Beginners Bridge Books on Tuesday
Bridge Chess
Classic Films Come Dine with Us
Computer Help Contemporary History & Politic
Country Dancing Cribbage
Culture Trips Cycling
Digital Photography Discussion
European History Family History
Folk Music French - Beginners
French - Intermediate Gardens (Friday 1)
Gardens (Friday 2) Gardens (Monday)
Gardens (Thursday) Gardens (Wednesday)
German Indoor Bowling 1
Indoor Bowling 2 Instrumental Music
Italian Jazz Appreciation
Jive Listening to Classical Music
Literary Studies Local History
Mah Jong Memorable Experiences
Mindfulness Meditation Moving to Music 1
Moving to Music 2 Music Appreciation
Natural History Norwegian
Patchwork & Quilting Philosophy
Play Reading Poetry and Prose Reading
Psychology Recorder Ensemble
Saturday Lunch Club Science and Technology
Scottish Dancing Scrabble 1
Scrabble 2 Singing for Fun
Table Tennis (Doubles) Table Tennis (Singles)
Tai Chi Tennis
Themes in World History Walkers - All Groups
Walkers - Amblers 1 Walkers - Amblers 2
Walkers - Amblers 3 Walkers - Amblers 4
Walkers - Amblers Plus 1 Walkers - Amblers Plus 2
Walkers - Fellwanderers Walkers - Fellwanderers Plus
Walkers - Gentle Strollers Walkers - Ramblers
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