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Return to Dancing Fitness (7 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 (7 of 7)” by Rhys Boorman held on Zoom on 2 May 2021. The #MorrisFedvideo lasts for 59 minutes.



Week 7 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 7, a ‘live’ session held on Sunday 2 May 2021.

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

12:23 Core workout – 18 exercises – 30 seconds work, 20 seconds rest: Squats / Lunges / Ceiling Touches / Calf Raises / … onto the mat … / Elbow to Knee Crunch / Leg Raises / Flutter Kicks / Variation to Flutter Kicks / V-Sits / 1 Legged V-Sits / Ankle Taps / Russian Twists / V-Plank / Press Ups / Press Ups with Hold / Plank / Shoulder Taps / Tricep Dips

32:40​ Plyometric workout – 14 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 / Broad Jumps / Jumping Jacks (Star Jumps) / Split Lunges / Bampton Capers (L-R-R, R-L-L) / Burpees / Morris Single Steps (*) (*) (or choose Single Steps or Rant Steps)

44:44 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.


  • 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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