The benefits of low impact exercises for seniors
Our specialised Movement Classes incorporate the ideal low-impact cardio exercises needed for seniors to stay fit and healthy, all from the comfort of your home.
We offer two different levels of classes – one suitable for beginners and one for intermediate to advanced exercisers. Both are specifically designed with the aim of improving your balance, as well as fitness, movement, strength and general wellbeing.
Facilitated by highly skilled trainers who expertly guide you through, these classes offer important physical, mental and social benefits.
- Low-impact cardio and aerobic exercise ideal for seniors.
- Improve your balance, fitness, mobility and strength.
- Exercise at your level from the comfort of your home.
Join one of our Movement Classes online from home, using a computer or tablet. They are perfect for people in regional, rural or remote areas who may not have access to a Wellness Centre or local gym, or may be looking for convenient exercise in the comfort of home!
Movement Classes run for 30 minutes and are all designed specifically with the use of a chair for support. Classes are run by highly skilled instructors in small group settings which offer social connection while you keep fit and active. You have the choice of two classes:
- Move at Ease is designed for beginners to re-engage with exercise and increase their mobility, flexibility and strength.
- Move at Pace is for intermediate to advanced participants who are ready to increase the cardio aspect of their workout and incorporate more advanced, low-impact exercises, and sustain them for slightly longer periods.
- You need to be aged over 65 or over 50 for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islanders.
- Some services may be available to people aged under 65.
- You will require internet connection and a computer or tablet to access this service (call us to learn how we can provide these for you).
How can I access this service?
You can access this service in several ways, depending on your needs and individual situation.
How can I pay?
There are several ways to access our services and programs, including the funding options outlined below.
Home Care Package, Commonwealth Home Support Program.More information
You can choose to pay for our programs and services yourself if you’re not receiving government funding.
Frequently Asked Questions
This service is suitable for older people who are keen to improve their physical wellbeing to stay fit and healthy.
Can the Movement Classes be catered to specific culturally & linguistically diverse/LGBTIQA+ community needs?
Yes, these classes can be aligned with your values and preferences. Our staff will take the time to learn your individual cultural and care needs so they are always considered. You may also access interpreting services if required.
Exercise Physiologists and Personal Trainers
You will need a chair and suitable space to participate. Suggestions may be made by staff to use household items in sessions, if required, and participants will be notified before classes begin.
The classes are conducted online via Zoom in a group setting. If you do not have access to Zoom, please reach out to us to discuss your tech options.
Our staff will assist you with any tech needs to help facilitate your participation in the sessions.
All classes run for 30 minutes each.
Our sessions inclusive for all. Our Exercise Physiologist will conduct an assessment with yourself prior to commencing the program in which they will provided recommendations on the most suitable sessions for you.
We require all participants to have cameras on and be in clear view during the sessions to ensure their safety.
All our Movement classes are conducted with two staff members online, this allows for us to be able to assist if there is an incident or situation where you may need further support.
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