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FAQs & Glossary

Below is a list of our frequently asked questions.

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1

I would like to attend one of your classes do I need to register?

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No, you can simply turn up however, we do ask that you come a little earlier to complete any necessary paperwork.

2

It’s my first time attending a fitness class, what should I bring?

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Remember to bring a drink of water, wear comfortable clothing and trainers.

3

Can you help with BTEC dance and our school?

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Yes we have supported a number of schools by delivering dance based workshops that support students in their BTEC studies.

4

We are a community centre and would like to find out more about the classes you offer.

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Fantastic, please email info@nouveauwellbeing.com with your contact details or call 01642 566511 and one of our team will be in touch shortly.

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  • Activity

    the state or quality of being active

  • Aerobic excercise

    exercise that stimulates and strengthens the heart and lungs, thereby improving the body's utilisation of oxygen.

  • Alzheimer’s disease

    a form of dementia, believed to be caused by changes in the brain, characterised by memory lapses, confusion, emotional instability, and progressive loss of mental ability.

  • Anxiety

    an uncomfortable feeling of nervousness or worry about something that is happening or might happen in the future.

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  • Balance

    a state of equilibrium or equipoise; equal distribution of weight, amount, etc.

  • Ballet

    a classical dance form demanding grace and precision and employing formalised steps and gestures set in intricate, flowing patterns to create expression through movement.

  • Ballroom dance

    any of a variety of social or recreational dances performed by couples, as in a ballroom.

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  • Cardiovascular

    relating to, or affecting the heart and blood vessels.

  • Cardiovascular Disease
  • Class

    a group of students meeting regularly to study a subject under the guidance of a teacher:

  • Community

    a social group of any size whose members reside in a specific locality.

  • Confidence

    belief in oneself and one's powers or abilities; self-confidence; self-reliance; assurance.

  • Course

    a prescribed number of instruction periods or classes in a particular field of study.

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  • Dance

    a successive group of rhythmical steps or bodily motions, or both,usually executed to music.

  • Dementia

    a medical condition causing the memory and other mental abilities to gradually become worse, and leading to confused behaviour.

  • Depression

    the state of feeling very unhappy and without hope for the future.

  • Diabetes

    a disease in which the body cannot control the level of sugar in the blood.

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  • Education

    the result produced by instruction, training, or study.

  • Elderly

    relating to persons in later life.

  • Energise

    to give energy to; rouse into activity.

  • Exercise

    bodily or mental exertion, especially for the sake of training or improvement of health.

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  • Fitness

    The state or condition of being physically sound and healthy, especially as the result of exercise and proper nutrition.

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  • Health

    soundness of body or mind; freedom from disease or ailment.

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  • Learner

    a person who is learning; student; pupil; apprentice; trainee.

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  • Mental health

    a person’s condition with regard to their psychological and emotional well-being.

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  • Nutrition

    the act or process of nourishing or of being nourished.

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  • Online training

    a learning course that takes place online over the internet.

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  • Participants

    a person or group that participates; partaker

  • Practitioner

    a person who teaches or instructs, especially as a profession.

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  • Respect

    to show regard or consideration for: to respect someone’s rights.

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  • Self-esteem

    a realistic respect for or favourable impression of oneself; self-respect.

  • Sport

    an individual or group activity pursued for exercise or pleasure, often involving the testing of physical capabilities and taking the form of a competitive game such as football, tennis, etc.

  • Strength

    the quality or state of being strong; bodily or muscular power.

  • Stress

    mental, emotional, or physical strain or tension.

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  • Tap dance

    a dance in which the rhythm or rhythmical variation is audibly tappedout with the toe or heel by a dancer wearing shoes with special hardsoles or with taps.

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  • Volunteer

    a person who performs a service willingly and without pay.

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  • Wellbeing

    a good or satisfactory condition of existence; a state characterized by health, happiness, and prosperity; welfare.

  • Workout

    a structured regime of physical exercise.

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