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Return to Dancing Fitness (6 of 7)

This page contains brief details about the video recording; the video (embedded in the page); an abstract for the talk; links to additional resources;  speaker biography and a summary.

Video recording of talk

Recording of a Morris Federation talk on “Return to Dancing Fitness (6 of 7)” by Rhys Boorman held on Zoom on 25 April 2021. The #MorrisFedvideo last for 25 minutes (easy option) and 29 minutes (hard option).

Video

Abstract

Week 6 of a 7 session ‘return to dancing fitness’ programme, starting and ending with ‘live’ session 6 weekends apart, and recorded videos for 5 weekends in between.

This is week 6, a ‘recorded’ session held on Sunday 25 April 2021.

Details of the ‘Easy’ option and ‘Hard’ options follow. You should choose the ‘Easy’ or ‘Hard’ option.

IMPORTANT: Before starting this please do the Warm Up at: https://youtu.be/8sP4o6Jc-YU and afterwards please do the Cool Down at: https://youtu.be/CJOk6YH7vLg .

EASY Option

Go at your own pace and don’t do any exercises that will cause you pain.

Core workout – 15 exercises – 30 seconds work, 20 seconds rest: Squats / Lunges / Ceiling Touches / Calf Raises / Elbow to Knee Crunch / … then on the mat … Leg Raises / Flutter Kicks / Variation of Flutter Kicks / V-Sits / Russian Twists / V-Plank / Press Ups / Plank / Shoulder Taps / Tricep Dips

15:24​ Plyometric workout – 12 exercises: 20 seconds work, 20 seconds rest: Mountain Climbers / Jump Squats / Jump Lunges / Morris Plain Capers / Fast Hops L / Fast Hops R / Morris Double Steps (*) / In & Out Squats / 2 Footed Broad Jump / Jumping Jacks (Star Jumps) / Burpees / Morris Single Steps (*) (*) (or choose Single Steps or Rant Steps)

HARD Option

Core workout – 17 exercises – 30 seconds work, 15 seconds rest: Squats / Lunges / Ceiling Touches / Calf Raises / … then on the mat … Elbow to Knee Crunch / Leg Raises / Flutter Kicks / Variation of Flutter Kicks / V-Sits / 1 legged V-Sits / Ankle Taps / Russian Twists / V-Plank / Press Ups / Plank / Shoulder Taps / Tricep Dips

16:26​ Plyometric workout – 13 exercises: 30 seconds work, 20 seconds rest: Mountain Climbers / Jump Squats / Jump Lunges / Morris Plain Capers / Fast Hops L / Fast Hops R / Morris Double Steps (*) / In & Out Squats / 2 Footed Broad Jump / Plyo Jacks (Star Jumps) / Split Lunges / Burpee / Morris Single Steps (*) (*) (or choose Single Steps or Rant Steps)

This is part of a 7 session ‘return to dancing fitness’ programme, starting and ending with ‘live’ sessions 6 weekends apart, and recorded videos for 5 weekends in between.

The sessions are structured as: Warm-up mobility & stretching; Core workout to aid balance while dancing; Plyometric Workout including Morris steps – to add some power and spring into your step; Cool down.

Additional resources

Links to related resources:

Speaker biography

Rhys Boorman is a PE Teacher, and while in lockdown has kept up his fitness by completing weekly core and plyometrics sessions similar to the ones which he will be leading in the workshop.  He has had plenty of practice at leading unruly groups due to his job as a PE Teacher!

He also likes to regularly run half marathons for fun, and is currently in the middle of marathon training.

Rhys dances with multiple teams including: Mad Jacks MorrisSussex Junction MorrisClausentum MorrisHarlequin Morris & Berkshire Bedlam.

Summary

  • Title: Return to Dancing Fitness (6 of 7)
  • Speaker: Rhys Boorman
  • Facilitator: Pauline Woods-Wilson
  • Type: fitness
  • Date of talk: 25 April 2021
  • Date page published: 2 May 2023

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