Living Longer, Living Stronger – Strength Training
Monday 29th April for 8 weeks | 1.00pm – 1.30pm
Cost: $3 per session
Guided by an instructor from Casey RACE, the session will go through fundamental functional exercises, to help improve overall strength, endurance and core strength, using body weight exercises and resistance bands. The structured program will aim to develop balance and coordination and assist in activities from everyday life.
Living Longer, Living Stronger – Stretch Classes
Monday 29th April for 8 weeks | 1.30pm – 2.00pm
Cost: $3 per session
Guided by an instructor from Casey RACE, this class will focus on improving flexibility, and is a great way to unwind and relax. The sessions are a great way for the participants to meet and interact with each others, and get to know and understand why exercise is such an important addition to everyone’s day to day routine
‘Be Well’ Workshop
Thursday 14th May | 1.00pm – 2.30pm
Would you like to learn ways to deal with stress and improve your mental health?
BE WELL is a fun & interactive information session that aims to increase people’s understanding about what the term ‘mental health’ really means and what are the most effective ways to develop good mental health and wellbeing. The talk draws on the latest mental health research and will be presented by Troy Macris from the City of Casey. The information session is suitable for anyone in the community who would like to learn more about how to ’Be Well’ on an everyday basis. Come and ask questions and engage in discussion along the way. Afternoon tea provided.
New Vogue, Ballroom and Latin Dancing
Monday 29th April | 5.00pm – 6.00pm or 6.30pm – 7.30pm
For enquiries and costs: Contact Di 0408343202 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Put a spring in your step and have some fun! Dancing is a beautiful learning experience to enjoyable music, and improves your mental and physical health. Everyone welcome!! Instructor is accredited, approachable, and affordable. No age limit.
Tai Chi Beginners & Intermediate
Wednesday 29th April for 9 weeks | 10.00am—11.30am
Cost: $90 (wear comfy clothing & runners)
Tai Chi is a gently, low-energy, physical – the slow movements strengthens muscles, conditions tendons and ligaments in the ankles, knees, hips and spine. Beneficial for many health conditions, including arthritis, and helps to increase stamina, strengthen the body and mind, and ease stress.
Walk & Talk Group (Free)
Tuesday 23rd April for the Term | 9.30am—11.00am
Walk & Talk is a FREE weekly walking group that meets at Balla Balla every Tuesday. Enjoy great self-paced walks, learn more about your neighborhood , meet new people in your area and get fit. Stay on after to enjoy a coffee and a chat.
Yoga for All With Relaxation (Day)
Thursday 2nd May for 9 weeks | 1.00pm—2.30pm
Iyengar Yoga focuses on the structural alignment of the body through the performance of posture and breath control. Perfect for all fitness levels and excellent for beginners, the elderly and those recovering from an injury. Come along and explore the union of mind, body and soul for strength and vitality.
Yoga With Meditation (Evening)
Thursday 2nd May for 9 weeks | 7.00pm—8.15pm
Yoga gives us the tools to show up in life in such a way that our actions align with our deepest values and purpose. Our qualified instructor, will lead you through a classical yoga session incorporating breathing and meditation. Through the consistent practice of yoga you can expect to feel stronger, more flexible, less stressed and balanced both mentally and emotionally
Family Drug Help (Free)
First & Third Wednesday of each month
Do you have someone in your life with drug or alcohol problems? Do you seem to be going around in circles with the same thing happening over and over? Do you feel constantly at the mercy of something you cannot control? This support group is free and is run by family members for family members and focuses on the well-being of the family. For more information, please call the Toll-free 24/7 Helpline on 1300 660 068.
GROW — A Proven Program for Mental Wellbeing (Free)
Thursday 2nd May for the Term | 10.00am—12.30pm
GROW is a national organisation that provides a peer supported program for growth and personal development for people with a mental illness, or those experiencing difficulties in coping with life’s challenges. Designed for people to take back control of their lives, overcome obstacles and start living a life full of meaning, hope and optimism. To find out more, call 1800 558 268