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Classes

Exercise Programs / Classes

Basic, Simple, Safe, Sensible and Effective Exercises are provided to keep the Body Staying Active and Functioning Fully

Who is suitable?

People over 50 and wanting to stay fit, active and functioning well 
Older adults wishing to manage their conditions such as:  

  • Diabetes  
  • Cardiovascular problems
  • Arthritis (joint replacements) 
  • Osteoporosis
  • Falls and Balance issues 
  • Back problems…and more 

What to wear and bring?

Loose fitting comfortable clothing; lace up shoes and water. (Mat for floor work

Costs

  $10:00 per session.  Term fees payable in advance.


Classes are ongoing throughout the year and conducted at the following venues:      

Times and dates for 2019

 Movement Matters Older Adult Exercise Consultancy

Leading the Way in Exercise for the Mature Adult

Sally Castell - 9816 3199  e: sally@movementmatters.info

 w: www.movmentmatters.info

For bookings and general information Anne Baikie - m: 0414 428 528

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Term 1 dates 2019 –  February to April School Term 

       
       

Monday Classes: 4 February to 8 April

      

*Hunters Hill area

Gladesville Road Community Centre

Hunters Hill

Type of class - Balance and strength class

When:      4 February to * April (10 week programme) 

Time:        8:00 -8:30 Balance 8:30 – 9:30 Strength (Combined class)

Cost:         $10 (including education / exercise resource material)

(full payment for term on first day of program – no refunds for none attendance or missed classes)

*Bankstown area

Grey hound Social Club

140 Rookwood Road

Yagoona

Type of class - General aerobic/ fitness class

When:      4 February to 8 April (10 week programme)     

Time:        10:30 – 11:30 

Cost:         $10

*Lindfield area

Lindfield Senior Citizens Centre

259 Pacific Highway

Lindfield

Type of class - Balance and strength class

When:     4 February to 8 April (10 week programme)  

Time:        2:00 – 3:00 

Booking through Kur-ing- gai council - no refunds for none attendance or missed classes-  

Contact Phil Gilmour 9424 0836

 

    

Tuesday Classes: 5 February to 9 April 

*St Ives area

The Village Green Community Centre (behind shopping centre)

Village green parade / Memorial Ave

St Ives

Type of class - General aerobic/ fitness class

When:      5 February to 9 April  (10 week programme)

Time:        8:30 – 9:30  

Contact:  Len McPherson  9488 5443 for enquiries or Anne Baikie 0414 428 528 

 

*Turramurra area  

Church of Christ Hall 

Bobbin Head Road – Cnr. Allara Ave.

Type of class - Back class

When:      5 February to 8 April  (10 week programme)

Time:        10:00 - 11:00

Booking through Kur-ing- gai council - no refunds for non-attendance or missed classes. 

Contact Phil Gilmour 9424 0836

 

*Willoughby area

The Dougherty Centre. 7 Victor Street, Chatswood

Functional Fitness and Movement Matters

Type of class - Balance and Strength class

When:   5 February to 9 April  (10 week programme) 

Time:        1.00 – 2.00  Basic then 1.30 - 2.30 Advanced

Cost:         $10 (including education / exercise resource material)

(full payment for term on first day of program – no refunds for non-attendance or missed classes )



       

Wednesday Classes:  6 February to 10 April

Five Dock area

Club Five Dock - 9712 205566
Great North road, Five Dock

Type of Class
Back Class - 9.00 - 9:30
followed by
Gentle aerobic/fitness class - 9:30 - 10:30

When: 6 February to 10 April (10 week programme)
Time:
9:00 - 10:30


Gordon area

Gordon Library - meeting room 2
799 Pacific Highway, Gordon

Type of Class - Balance and strength class

Date: 6 February to 10 April (10 week programme)
Time: 1:30 - 2:30

Booking through Kur-ing- gai council - no refunds for non-attendance or missed classes.

Contact Phil Gilmour 9424 0836

 

Thursday Classes:  7 February to 11 April  
       

*St Ives area

The Village Green Community Centre (behind shopping centre)

Village green parade / Memorial Ave

St Ives

Type of class - Back class

When:      7 February to 11 April  (10 week programme)

Time:          8:00 – 9:00 

 contact:  Len Mcpherson  9488 5443 or Anne Baikie 0414 428 528

*East Lindfield area

East Lindfield Community Hall

9 Wellington Road (Crana Ave – side road)

East Lindfield

Type of class - General aerobic/ fitness class

When:      7 February to 11 April (10 week programme)

Time:        9:45 – 10:45 


 Boronia Park area

Boronia Park Church

Type of class - Carers Group

When:       7 February to 11 April  (10 week programme)

Time:        12:00 – 1:00

 

Friday Classes:  8 February to 12 April

*Five Dock Area

Five Dock Senior Citizens Centre

422 Lyons Road   Five Dock

Type of class

Back class - 9:00 – 9:30  –  followed by …..

General aerobic/ fitness class - 9:30 – 10:30

When:     8 October to 12 April (10 week programme)

Time:        9:00 – 10:30  


*Hunters Hill Area

Gladesville Road Community Centre

Hunters Hill

Type of class - General aerobic/ fitness class

When:      8 February to 12 April (10 week programme)

Time:        11:30 – 12:30 

Cost:         $10 (including education / exercise resource material)

(full payment for term on first day of program – no refunds for non attendance or missed classes)

                         

For General enquiries about attending any of the classes,  please call ANNE on 0414 428 528 and leave a message, if necessary.  Your call will be answered/returned as soon as possible.

 

What our class participants say

Question: What do I get from Sally's class that is most useful?

Answer:  Confidence that I am working on improving my musculo-skeletal system safely through excellent teaching.

Judy says: Not only do I enjoy your classes but also I admire the fact that you have professional physiotherapy training and we can really count on your direction to help us delay the aging process.

Male  71 :I think exercise classes give important social contact.  As well as exercising the body they allow us to stay in touch with the people and the world around us. 

Vincie  (85) :  The more active I am, the better I feel.

Bargo   (76) :   As I have got older I have realised that I need to keep doing some type of exercise, that gives me flexibility and some strength.  So I can do and enjoy other things in my life.

       

Joanne   (58):  The classes are fun and I have met a lot of friendly nice people,

 

 
Come and join us - you know you want to!! 

 

“Movement Matters” provides basic and simple exercise programs suitable for mature adults who seek to to manage and or maintain their health and fitness levels. The programs have been designed as a starting point in the realm of exercise for the older adult. They are not an alternative to a rehabilitation program prescribed by an allied health professional but can compliment and support the treatment provided.

If you are having treatment for any condition from your doctor and or other health professional(s) they need to be informed of your attendance in the exercise program and any issues need to be discussed and cleared with the practitioner.

For your safety and to enable the program be tailored to suit you (if required) any relevant information concerning treatment or exercises that are contraindicated needs to be provided prior to commencement of the program and please seek clarification on any relevant issue(s) that may affect your participation in the class.

The exercise programs aim:

  • To provide basic yet relevant background information concerning issues related to exercise for the older adult
  • To provide the basic safe movements that enable the body remain flexible, strong and well balanced to enable it maintain good functional abilities remain at optimal levels
  • To encourage the maintenance and or improvement of current fitness levels