• Would you like to have the competitive edge in your profession by knowing how to lead physical movement activities with your seniors? Would you like to be instrumental in helping your seniors maintain or improve their physical health? Would you like to learn how to make physical movement motivating and fun?

    This Warm-Up and Cool-Down Physical Movement for Seniors: Part I course teaches Activity Professionals how to help seniors warm up the body before performing moderate to vigorous physical movement activities and how to cool down the body after performing moderate to vigorous physical movement activities. The movements outlined in this course can be performed while seated.

    Activity Professionals, with no fitness background, will be able to lead easy-to-follow, upper body and lower body warm-up and cool-down movements. Videos of two warm-up activities and one cool-down activity are included with this course. Music and a music delivery device are the only equipment requirements when leading these physical movement activities with your seniors. Activity Professionals will also learn how to include the appropriate tempo music with the Warm-Up and Cool-Down Physical Movement activities resulting in a fun and motivating experience for seniors.

    Workshop Objectives:
    • To help Activity Professionals with no fitness background confidently lead seniors in performing physical movement activities
    • To teach Activity Professionals how to correctly warm up seniors before engaging in more vigorous physical movement activities.
    • To teach Activity Professionals how to correctly cool down seniors after completing moderate to vigorous physical movement activities.
    • To teach Activity Professionals how to pair the correct tempo music with Warm-Up and Cool-Down physical movement activities.
    Workshop Topics:
    • The Importance of Warm-Up and Cool-Down Physical Movement for Seniors
    • How to Lead a Seated Physical Movement Warm-Up Activity
    • How to Lead a Seated Walking Warm-Up Activity
    • How to Lead a Seated Physical Movement Cool-Down Activity
    • How to Pair Music with Warm-Up and Cool-Down Activities
    • Preparing to Lead Your Physical Movement Warm-Up, Walking Warm-Up, and Cool-Down Session
    • Putting It All Together: Conducting Your Physical Movement Warm-Up, Walking Warm-Up, and Cool-Down Session
    12 CE Hours Pre-Approval#NCCAP500124-18NT

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