Entries by Linda

Vote for The Coast Centre in the ‘My Community Project’!

The NSW Government has created a new funding program entitled ‘My Community Project’. The Centre has applied to this program for $23,380 to repaint and upgrade the interiors of our rooms and Cottage.  Our Project is entitled “Enhancing Heritage Spaces for Active Communities” in Little Bay. The Maroubra Electorate has $260,000 to be shared by 12 projects. Our project […]

Art & Health

Many older Australians are reaping the benefits from being engaged in various forms of art. They are taking part in artistic activities and engaging with art to be active in both mind and body. Keeping our mind active as we age has become so important as we age has become so important as it keeps […]

Top 10 Reasons to get Physical

Regular aerobic activity, such as walking, bicycling or swimming, can help you live longer and healthier. Need motivation? See how aerobic exercise affects your heart, lungs and blood flow. Then get moving and start reaping the rewards. How your body responds to aerobic exercise During aerobic activity, you repeatedly move large muscles in your arms, […]

Our new Youtube Channel

Have a look at our Youtube page to find snippets of the various classes we offer! So far, you will be able to find short clips related to our art, aerobics and pilates classes, as well as many more to come.

The Benefits of Walking

Some people may not be able to do full exercise or go to the gym, but just walking 30 minutes a day can greatly improve your health and is also a great way to maintain your overall health. If you can’t manage 30 minutes a day, remember ‘even a little is good, but more is better’. […]

Computers, Digital Learning and Getting Online

Do you want to stay up to date with online communication such as paying bills online, banking, finding out about anything you need to know? Not sure how to use the internet, computers or smartphones properly? Would you like to learn how to save money and time by being online? ‘Be Connected’ can help you: […]

The Benefits of Resistance Training

Resistance training (also called strength training or weight training) is the use of resistance to muscular contraction to build the strength, anaerobic endurance and size of skeletal muscles. Resistance training is based on the principle that muscles of the body will work to overcome a resistance force when they are required to do so. When […]

Exercise at Any Age

So you’ve slacked off a bit and avoided exercise. Maybe your job demands too much of your time or you simply fell out of the routine. I have news for you. Whether you’ve taken off one year, ten years or haven’t exercised a day in your life – it’s never too late to start. You […]