Venues for Group Classes

  • Mooloolaba
  • Nambour
  • Cotton Tree
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

9:45am- 10:30am

Cancer Group classes

     

9:45am- 10:30am

Cancer Group classes

12:30-1:15pm

Arthritis/Osteoporosis Group classes

     

12:30-1:15pm

Cardiac/Diabetic/Weight Management Group classes

4pm-4:45pm

Respiratory Group classes

     

4pm-4:45pm

Lower back/core/prostate group classes

Venue: 2 Pangarinda Place, Mooloolaba 4557, Healthworks fitness centre. View Map

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
 

8:15am- 9:00am 

Cancer Group classes

 

8:15am- 9:00am 

Cancer Group classes

 

 

12:45am-1:30pm

Respiratory Group classes

 

12:45am-1:30pm

Lower back/core/prostate group classes

 

 

3pm-3:45pm

Arthritis/ Osteoporosis Group classes

 

3pm-3:45pm

Cardiac/Diabetic/Weight management Group classes

 

Venue: 10 Youth Ave, Burnside 4560, Nambour PCYC. View Map

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday

 

 

Hydrotherapy

2:30pm-3:15pm

 

Hydrotherapy

2:30pm-3:15pm

Venue: The Esplanade, Cotton Tree 4558, Cotton Tree Aquatic centre.

Group Classes

Following Group classes:

General

In the group classes, the client is shown safe ways to exercise and are given tailored programs to complete at home. Clients are also taken through educational topics on ways to restore quality of life, to improve functional capacity, lead a normal life and prevent recurrence of the event.

Diabetes/Cardiac/Weight management Group classes

The aim of this group exercise class is to help diabetics reduce and manage their blood sugar levels, help cardiac clients who have survived an acute event or suffer from chronic heart disease, to lead a normal life and help overweight clients reduce their risk of metabolic syndrome- high blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess body fat around the waist and abnormal cholesterol levels. The condition increases the risk of diabetes, stroke and heart disease. In this class there is a mixture of Light resistance type exercises & cardiovascular type exercises.

Arthritis/Osteoporosis Group classes

A healthy Lifestyle is important for the development and maintenance of bones. Doing regular exercise and eating healthy will help with skeletal integrity and prevent potential bone fractures. In this class the focus is on weight bearing and falls prevention exercises, using Therapeutic bands & Light weights to help maintain strong & healthy bones.

Hydrotherapy Group Classes

Hydrotherapy can help improve muscle imbalances, pain management, physical function, well-being and mood, mobility and balance, strength and core stability, fitness and reconditioning. It takes weight off joints and allows better range of motion of limbs. This class is designed to help clients with any:

  • Pre-op/post-op joint replacement (Hip/Knee)
  • Arthritis management (rheumatological/Osteo)
  • Pregnancy
  • Any type of muscular pain (shoulder, back, hip , knee etc..)

Lower Back/ Core/ Prostate Group Classes

Having weak core muscles can impact on how well your legs, torso and arms function. A Strong core enhances balance and stability. The core activates with most movements during your daily activity. This group class is designed in helping you improve your core strength and flexibility. Very beneficial if suffering from conditions such as:

  • Spondylolisthesis
  • Spinal stenosis
  • Disc problems (bulging, degeneration, prolapse, extrusion and sequestration)
  • Neural impingement
  • Sacroiliac joint strains
  • Weak glutes
  • Chronic Back pain
  • Weak Pelvic floor muscles (Incontinence)
  • Pre/Post Prostate surgery
  • Healthy individuals who play any type of rotational sport (tennis, golf, running, swimming and many other athletic activities)

Cancer Group classes

The aim of the Cancer group exercise classes, is to provide support for cancer clients during initial diagnosis, treatment period and post treatment period, with exercise. The Exercise prescription could have very positive benefits for improving surgical outcomes, reducing symptom experience, managing side effects of radiation and chemotherapy, improving psychological health, maintaining physical function, and reducing fat gain and muscle and bone loss. 

Respiratory Group classes

There are many physiological and psychological benefits to exercise for clients with respiratory issues. The Major benefits include increased physical capacity, decreased anxiety about breathlessness, greater independence in daily activities, reduced fatigue and improved quality of life.  

Frequently Asked Questions

  • How Many Participants are in each group? +

    Participants: 4-8

  • What to bring and wear? +

    Bring water bottle, towel and any relevant medication. Wear closed in shoes and comfortable clothing.

  • What are the costs? +

    Class Pricing:

    • $20 ($15 for pensioners) per week, for one session a week
    • $35 ($30 for pensioners) per week, for 2 sessions a week

    Hydrotherapy entry fee: $5 entry for sessions

    Packages:

    • 10 Sessions- Pay up front: $180 (Pensioner $140)
    • 20 Sessions- Pay up front: $350 (Pensioner $280)
  • Does my Health fund cover the fee? +

    If you are with a private Health fund, you can claim it back depending on your type of cover.

  • Will I need an initial consult if I haven’t been to MyEP before? +

    If you haven’t come through a Medicare scheme already, then yes, an initial consult will be required, this will require a physical assessment. Cost is $100 (pensioners $80).

  • How to book in? +

    Either use the online booking form or call 5441 3850.

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