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FAQs & Glossary

Below is a list of our frequently asked questions.

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


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


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


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


Can you help with BTEC dance and our school?


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


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


Fantastic, please email 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.



  • 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.



  • 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.



  • 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.



  • 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.



  • Fitness

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



  • Health

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



  • Learner

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



  • Mental health

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



  • Nutrition

    the act or process of nourishing or of being nourished.



  • Online training

    a learning course that takes place online over the internet.



  • Participants

    a person or group that participates; partaker

  • Practitioner

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



  • Respect

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



  • 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.



  • 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.



  • Volunteer

    a person who performs a service willingly and without pay.



  • Wellbeing

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

  • Workout

    a structured regime of physical exercise.