Wolper’s MoveWell program promotes a healthy and active lifestyle for all members of the community.
Wolper’s MoveWell Program offers a range of community exercise classes tailored to specific conditions including chronic diseases, falls and balance management, chronic fatigue management, Parkinson’s Disease, diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis and musculoskeletal conditions. Classes offered include aqua-aerobics and aquacore, general strengthening, balance and falls prevention, Parkinson’s classes and Tai Chi.
Classes are of approximately 45 minutes duration and are lead by either accredited exercise physiologists or physiotherapists in small group settings. MoveWell classes are open to all individuals. A GP medical clearance may be required.
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. Please click here for the form.
Participants are also required to sign the Movewell Terms & Conditions form. Please click here for the form.
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 Class Fees 2019:
$22 per class
$18 for concessions
$20 per class
$16 for concessions
2019 Gym and Aqua Term Dates:
Term 1 7th January – 7th April (13 weeks)
Term 2 8th April – 7th July (13 weeks)
Term 3 8th July – 29th September (12 weeks)
Term 4 30th September – 22nd December (12 weeks)
Fees must be paid in advance before the commencement of term