ACTIVE AGING EXERCISE CLASSES 

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BETTER AGEING CLASSES TO HELP YOU EXERCISE RIGHT!

Exercise Right for Active Ageing is a national program designed for Australians over 65. With funding from the Australian Government's Move it AUS - Better Ageing Grants Program subsides 12 group exercise classes.

The program aims to help you:

  • move more through affordable exercise classes led by university qualified professionals

  • Improve your quality of life and overall health

  • Connect with like-minded people in a fun and friendly setting

Our Accredited Exercise Physiologist provides safe, supportive and age appropriate classes that are tailored to your needs and abilities.

Eligibility:

the program is open to inactive older Australians aged over 65. Indigenous Australians whoa re over 55 can also enroll in the program. You must complete a pre-screening assessment prior to commencing the classes. Conducted at our Boundary Street clinic.

What's included?

Each participant is eligible for:

  • 1 x pre-exercise screening

  • 1 x pre-assessment

  • 12 x 1-hour group classes

  • 1 x free post-assessment 

How much does it cost?

to access the government subsidies the following co-payments are required:

  • $8.00 for each one hour group class

  • $5.50 for pre-assessment session (one-off)

Your final assessment is provided free of charge. 

Who runs the classes?

Every session will be run by a university qualified Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP). The classes are delivered at 1 Million Strong - 749 Woolcock St, Mt Louisa. 

FAQ

Can anyone access the discounted classses?

- No. These subsided classes are only available to Australians aged over 65 who are currently not meeting the physical activity guideline of 30minutes of exercise/day.

What is a pre-screening?

- an exercise screening is just a short questionnaire to determine if it's safe for you to exercise. If there are any red flags, you will be refereed to a GP before starting exercise.

What happens at the assessment?

- the assessment involved five low-intensity tests and a physical activity questionnaire conducted before and after the program. This assessment only takes a few minutes.

What happens when I finished the 12 classes?

- you are eligible for a free post-assessment. You may continue in the same class as a full fee-paying participant.

What if I can't make it to a class one week?

If you're unable to make a class, please let us know and we will reschedule your appointment. 

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