EXTEND provides recreational movement to music for the over-sixties and for the less able of any age. The purpose of this is as follows:
- To stimulate physical and mental health.
- To increase mobility and independence.
- To improve strength, stamina, posture and co-ordination.
- To overcome loneliness and isolation - thereby promoting good health and enhancing the quality of life.
EXTEND was founded in 1976 and is now a registered charity. Classes take place throughout the UK in the community, nursing and residential homes, sheltered housing and special needs clubs. EXTEND teachers take a twelve day basic training course and come from a variety of professional backgrounds. Every teacher is insured and must attend a yearly refresher course. If you would like to find out about EXTEND in your local area please contact the address above.
Whilst all the information given in this document was correct at the time of going to press, DIAL Doncaster cannot be held responsible for any subsequent changes.