Wolper’s MoveWell program promotes a healthy and active lifestyle for all members of the community.

All sessions are offered at Wolper Jewish Hospital and are run by accredited exercise physiologists and physiotherapists.

The program includes aqua and gym based classes covering general strengthening and conditioning, balance issues, falls prevention, Parkinson’s classes and Tai Chi.

All classes run for 45 minutes and are supervised by an exercise physiologist or physiotherapist

Participants are required to complete a medical clearance form prior to commencing class

For further information and to book your classes contact Wolper’s MoveWell class co-ordinator on 02 8324 2296  or email movewell@wolper.com.au

MoveWell Class Fees:

$20 per class
$17 for aged or disability card holders

AquaMove & Aqua Core Fees:

Term 1   8th January – 31st March (12 weeks)
Full rate: $216 Concession rate: $168

Term 2   3rd April – 23rd June (12 weeks)
Full rate: $216 Concession rate: $168

Term 3   2nd July – 22nd September (12 weeks)
Full rate: $216 Concession rate: $168

Term 4   24th September – 21st December (13 weeks)
Full rate: $234 Concession rate: $182

Fees must be paid in advance

MoveWell class descriptions:

MoveStrong – Strengthening and Conditioning

Suitable for community participants that are independent and looking to improve strength, flexibility and fitness. Class is conducted in a circuit format using exercise machines and free weights to strength whole body and improve fitness.

Tai Chi- Shebashi

Tai Chi is a gentle form of exercise focusing on slow, controlled movements. Benefits include improvements in strength, posture, balance, mental relaxation and breath control. It is a low impact form of exercise, suitable for those with arthritis and osteoporosis, reduced balance, heart conditions and back pain.

BackInMotion – Core stability and spinal health Class

Specifically designed for people with chronic lower back pain to target strength, functional movement and flexibility. Exercises aim to improve spinal health and overall body awareness.

MoveSteady – Falls and Balance Class

Class is suitable for community participants who are independent or use a walking stick/frame. Exercises focus on balance, leg strength and posture to reduce the use of aid and prevent falls.

MoveBig – For people diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease

This circuit class is based on the LSVT Big protocol and focuses on high amplitude, big movements in order to improve strength, balance and confidence.

MoveWell Aqua Aerobics class descriptions:

AquaMove – Aqua-Aerobics

Classes focus on increasing and maintaining body strength, flexibility and function via water-based exercise which supports the body and reduces impact on joints.

AquaCore – Aqua-based Core Strengthening

Classes designed to strengthen the deep muscles around the spine and the pelvic floor muscles via water based exercise. Classes are suitable for individuals with pelvic floor weakness, pre/post natal, and spinal injuries/conditions.
Women’s only Wednesday night 6pm class- focusing on pre/post natal, pelvic floor weakness and postural correction.

MoveWell Exercise Programs