Body and Balance with Robina (Chair)

Times: Friday 9:30am – 10.30am

Teacher: Robina

Low Impact. Come along and join in on a whole-body awareness class with Robina incorporating chair exercises and resistance band training in our spacious North Hall on Friday mornings. Maintaining balance is very important, especially as we get older. Some proven benefits of balance training exercises are: Better balance control which increases strength, stability, and coordination. Maintains mobility and independence. Improves posture. Lessens foot pain and injury. Reduces stress and improves mood. Boosts confidence and overall wellbeing.

Pilates (Mat)

Times: Tuesday 9.30am – 10.30am

Teacher: Lucia

Hi-Impact.

BENEFITS OF PILATES:

• Improved Posture

• Improved Stabilization/ Balance

• Increased Strength

• Healthy Muscles/ Joints

• Improved Flexibility

• Develop Stronger Core

• Toned Muscles

• Prevents Injuries

Resistance Training

Times: Monday 10am – 11am with Manal | Wednesday 8.30am – 9.15am with Shaun | Wednesday 9.30am – 10.15am with Shaun (for men)

Teacher: Various – Manal on Mondays and Shaun on Wednesdays

Hi-Impact. Resistance training builds strength and endurance. Start off with a little cardio followed by a body challenging resistance workout to work the entire body using weights and resistance bands focusing on muscle activation and endurance. Core strength training is a fundamental to balance and good muscle performance.

Shape and Strength with Manal

Times: Monday 11.15am – 12pm

Teacher: Manal

Hi-Impact. Focusing on core strength and stamina.

Strength and Resistance with Robyn

Times: Monday 1pm – 2pm (low impact) | Thursday 9.30am – 10.15am (hi-impact)

Teacher: Robyn

BACK CARE & STRENGTH BUILDING CLASSES with Robyn Fitzpatrick. Robyn worked at St Vincent’s Hospital for 15 years as an Occupational Therapist and did an extra 2 years of training in exercise rehabilitation and research. She will share her expertise and training in using a ball to massage the back, relaxation techniques for pain control and the effects of back pain on general health & wellbeing. Strengthening your back muscles can have several benefits:

• Improving posture

• Preventing back pain

• Securing stability of the spine

• Managing nonspecific back pain

• Improving range of motion

• Developing muscle health

• Increasing muscle strength

• Increasing lean muscle mass

• Decreasing body fat

Table Tennis

Times: Tuesday 12.15pm – 2.30pm | Thursday 12.15pm – 2.30pm

A low impact social sport to increase hand-eye co-ordination while having fun and laughing a lot!

Walking Group

Times: Various – please check timetable at top of this page

“THE COASTERS” WALKING FOR PLEASURE – New Walkers Welcome.

Please check the timetable for upcoming walks or call the office (02) 9311-4886.

Aerobics with Tanya – Movercise (Cardio)

Times: Monday 9am – 9.45am

Teacher: Tanya

Hi-Impact. This workout includes warm up, followed by 40 minutes of cardio followed by a cool down.

Aerobics with Tanya

Times: Monday & Thursday 10.30am – 11.30am

Teacher: Tanya

Low Impact.This workout includes warm up, followed by isolation exercises for all major muscle groups, 40 minutes of cardio movement to music, followed by 20 minutes of strength and resistance and floor work on mats and include a cool down with elements of tai chi.

Aerobics with Natalie (Cardio)

Times: Wednesday 9.30am – 10.15am | Thursday 8.45am – 9.30am

Teacher: Natalie

Hi-Impact. High impact 45 minute aerobic workout, starting with a warm up, followed by fast and high impact dance routines ending with a cool down. The aim is to work up to a heart rate of maximum 120 bpm.

Stretch and Core with Erika

Times: Thursday 8am – 8.50am

Teacher: Erika

This is a great class that helps improve core stability, posture, balance, and flexibility giving long lasting relief from postural aches and pains. We focus on the mind-body connection while targeting the deep stabilising muscles in the abdomen, back and pelvic floor. And we finish off with a nice long stretch.