Class Descriptions

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CARDIO 

Aqua Energy: High-energy water workout. Upbeat music will keep you working hard whilst still protecting your joints with low-impact movements (Ages 13+).

Aqua Power: Ideal for individuals who want to challenge their cardiovascular system, muscle strength and endurance whilst working in the supportive and protective environment of the water. Options are offered for those who starting their fitness journey and would like to progressively improve their fitness (Ages 13+).

BodyAttack: Sports-inspired cardio workout for building strength and stamina. High-energy interval training combining athletic movements to take your fitness to the next level (Ages 13+ Mats required).

BodyCombat: Kick and punch your way to a high-energy workout using boxing and martial art disciplines (Ages 13+ and mats required).

BodyStep: An athletic, fun, and simple workout utilising an adjustable step platform to great music (Ages 13+ and mats required). 

Cycle: High-energy workout on a stationary bike. Lift your heart rate; strengthen your legs and burn maximum calories (Ages 13+).

Dance Hits: A cardio based workout using popular dance hits to give you a fun and easy to follow workout (Ages 13+).

H2O Strength: Improve your upper body strength and lower body endurance using resistance bands in the water (Ages 13+).

Masala Bhangra: Is an Indian dance-based fitness workout that combines moves inspired by both Bollywood movies and Bhangra folk dance. This combination allows participants to be fun, flirty and cheeky with the Bollywood elements, whilst enjoying strength and energy with the Bhangra elements. It’s easy-to-follow format makes it suitable for everyone and the add-on formula keeps the momentum (and heart rates!) going throughout the class (Ages 13+).

Power Cycle: A 55-minute high-energy workout on a stationary bike. Lift your heart rate; strengthen your legs and burn maximum calories (Ages 13+).

RPM: Jump on your cycle and tackle terrains such as hills, flats, mountain peaks, time trials, and interval training to challenge your fitness in a pre-choreographed workout (Ages 13+).

Walking Group: Meet at the café and enjoy the fresh air. Will run in all weather conditions (Ages 13+).

Zumba: Mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party (Ages 13+).

Water Therapy: Gentle water exercises in the 25 meter pool for people with MS, Motor Neuron Disease, Huntington’s disease, Cancer, Arthritis, Heart Disease, Asthma and chronic pain conditions (Ages 13+).

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STRENGTH

Barre: Barre is a workout technique inspired by elements of ballet, yoga and Pilates. It focuses on low-impact, high intensity movements designed to improve core strength, developing the stabilizing muscles of the shoulder and hip girdles, and enhancing flexibility (Ages 13+).

BodyPump: Use weights to strengthen, condition & tone the whole body. You will also increase bone density and improve posture as well as burn fat (Ages 16+ and mats required).

Boxing: Combines all facets of fitness, bringing you a workout that will improve your overall cardio fitness and strength. You will learn basic boxing moves to get the most effective and efficient workout (Ages 16+ and inners (gloves) required).

Core 30: Build a strong foundation, prevent injuries and improve posture using functional exercises in this intense 30-minute class (Ages 13+ Mats required).

Tabata  Strength: A form of body conditioning using resistance training. It targets strength building and muscular endurance to increase strength, endurance and flexibility. The intensity of the workout is based on the participant, it can accommodate the beginner to the advanced, and burn a high amount of calories accordingly (Ages 16+ and mats required).

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WELLNESS

BodyBalance: Combines yoga, Pilates and Tai Chi to improve strength and flexibility. Set to great music this will leave you feeling centered and calm (Ages 13+ and mats required).

Hatha Yoga: In this class, postures are practiced to align, strengthen and promote flexibility in the body to bring about the awareness of breath with movement. Build your strength and mobility while holding poses that support the spine all while creating a feeling of calm. Suitable for all levels (Ages 13+ and mats required).

Pilates: Strengthen the muscles that align your body to improve posture and core stability. (Ages 13+, mats required and non-slip socks recommended)

Restorative Yoga: This class helps to gently stretch the body, assist in improving sleep and digestion, decrease tightness/tension, increase mobility, and reduce pain. The intention is to encourage slowing down, practicing stillness, relaxing your muscles, and quietening your mind. Also suitable for beginners and people with limitations or recovering from injuries (Ages 13+ and mats required).

Tai Chi: An ancient Chinese martial art that uses slow, smooth body movements to achieve a state of relaxation in both body and mind. Qigong form may be used in the warmups (Ages 13+ and mats required).

Yoga: Improve strength and flexibility with this mind and body workout. It incorporates postures and breathing plus meditation and relaxation (Ages 13+ and mats required).

Yoga Vinyasa: A dynamic class that synchronizes movement and breath in a continuous flow of poses, usually beginning with heating practices such as Sun Salutations . This class is energetic, creative and lots of fun! Suitable for all levels, with variations and modifications offered throughout the class (Ages 13+ and mats required).

Yin Yoga: A slow-paced, passive type of yoga that incorporates long holds and deep breaths for a stretch that gets right into the muscle fibers. Designed to prepare the body for comfort in seated meditation (Ages 13+ and mats required).

Yin-Yang Yoga: This class blends two styles of yoga into one practice – bringing together the benefits of passively holding yoga poses with more dynamic sequences and standing postures (Ages 13+ and mats required).

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ACTIVE ADULTS (Older Adults)

ActiveLink: Chairs are used in this class that focuses on easy to follow gentle strength and balance exercises. People with chronic conditions will benefit from this class (Ages 13+). 

ActiveLink Circuit: Small group training held in a sensory studio. Improve functionality for everyday activities using machines and equipment. Class caters to working at your own pace. People with chronic conditions will benefit from this class (Ages 13+).

ActiveLink Hydro: Gentle water exercises in a supportive warm water environment suitable for those coming back from injury, or with chronic conditions (Ages 16+).

ActiveLink Aqua: Gentle water exercises held in the 25 meter pool, suitable for those looking for a gentle form of exercise to increase mobility and function (Ages 13+).

Aqua: Water exercises in the 25m pool designed to improve muscular strength, cardiovascular fitness and flexibility in an environment that has minimal impact on the joints (Ages 13+).

AquaHydro: Water exercises conducted in the hydro pool, to improve mobility, strength and function (Ages 16+).

Cardio4Life: Easy to follow aerobic routines to great music to improve heart health as well as coordination and brain function (Ages 13+).

Dance4Life: Leave your worries at the door and join us for a fun dance class for older adults incorporating Nia movement practice that leaves you feeling energized and alive. NIA is a sensory based practice suitable for older adults that incorporates dance arts, martial arts and healing arts. NIA educates and inspires you to live and move with embodied JOY. (Ages 13+ and mats required)

H2O Strength: Improve your upper body strength and lower body endurance using resistance bands in the water (Ages 13+).

Landmarc: A variety of exercises designed to improve heart health, whilst improving strength and flexibility (Ages 13+ and mats required).

Music & Movement: Ageless Grace, for Body & Brain - this chair based exercise program consists of 21 simple exercise tools designed for all ages and abilities. The movements are fun, simple & easy to follow, and done to uplifting music, focusing on the healthy longevity of the body and brain. The program is seated to stimulate the 5 functions of the brain and is based on the science of neuroplasticity. Benefits include joint mobility, cardio conditioning, R/L brain co-ordination, strength, balance, flexibility, cognitive function & more (Ages 13+).

Nia Dance: A sensory based practice suitable for older adults that incorporates dance arts, martial arts and healing arts. NIA educates and inspires you to live and move with embodied joy. Please bring along a yoga mat (Ages 13+).

Pilates Gold: Strong emphasis on correct posture and flexibility, whilst strengthening your core. Ability to move on and off the floor is needed for this class (Ages 13+ Mats required, non-slip socks recommended).

Reformer Gold: Reformer Gold is an excellent option for seniors looking to improve their overall fitness and quality of life. Focus on each class is to build Pilates principles around core strength, alignment, flexibility and connecting body, mind and spirit (Ages 16+ and non-slip socks recommended).

Stretch4Life: Improve mobility through the joints and flexibility of muscles. Ability to move on and off the floor is needed for this class (Ages 13+ and mats required).

Strong4Life: Improve functionality for everyday activities by increasing fitness, bone density, strength, balance, coordination and flexibility (Ages 16+ and mats required). 

Strong4Life Circuit: Small group training held in a sensory studio. Improve functionality for everyday activities using machines and equipment. Class caters to working at your own pace (Ages 13+).

X-Training Gold: Including aerobics, step and weight training suitable for anyone looking for a great low impact workout (Ages 13+ and mats required).

Yoga4Life:Yoga is a great way to keep active and keep joints mobile. This yoga class is designed for Older adults (Ages 13+ and mats required).

Zumba Gold: A fun dance workout that focuses on balance, range of motion and coordination (Ages 13+).

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RESULTS 

Functional HIIT Circuit: High intensity interval training. This class is based on high energy bursts with low intensity recovery using a variety of innovative equipment, a great way to take your fitness to the next level! (Ages 16+)

HIIT Strength: A full-body workout. The class is a rigorous interval training sequence with strength based exercises. It builds cardiovascular fitness while improving muscular strength and endurance (Ages 16+).

Total Body Strength: A class structured around resistance training and compound movements with a focus on improving form and mobility, building strength and overall muscle mass (Ages 16+).

Ultimate Cardio: A high energy class aimed at improving cardiovascular fitness and coordination. Be prepared to have some fun and burn calories with this full body workout. Suitable for all fitness levels with high and low impact options available (Ages 16+).

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ACTIVE YOUTH 

Active Abilities Kids: This class welcomes children with cognitive disabilities, and sensory requirements. The class is similar to active kids (see definition) and moves at a pace that suits individual participants. Focus is on fitness, strength, building confidence, making friends, and having fun. It can be hard to find the right environment for children to be active, we aim to create a safe, fun and non competitive place for children to enjoy and explore movement. We encourage children to come along and participate your way. For children aged 6 and above, support workers, carers, and parents welcome to join in (Ages 6+).

Active Kids: Our classes are fun and designed to get kids moving. Designed for children aged 6 plus they use fun engaging games and activities that focus on developing fundamental motor skills and movement patterns. Relays, ball games, bean bags, hoops, music  and  body weight movements are all some of the  many ways we create a safe space for kids to be active. The class focuses on participation and is inclusive to all.  As well as building coordination and fitness, we also work on balance, agility and teamwork (Ages 6+). 

Teen Fit: It can be challenging to find activities for our children to keep them fit and healthy as they become older. Not a child but not ready for adult classes?  Teen fit class is aimed at children 12 plus and bridges the gap between activities for younger children and activities for adults. Teens still want to have fun but have moved passed the younger activities/games. Our fully trained instructors bridge this gap beautifully by including gym, and body weight exercise to increase strength and cardio whilst still including some fun activities to make the sessions engaging (Ages 12-18).

*Active Youth classes can be accessed on a casual basis and run only during School Terms. No Active Youth classes run during school holidays. 

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REFORMER PILATES

Fundamentals: This is a great place to start for beginners or for those who would like to refresh on technique. It is designed to develop confidence, get you comfortable setting up the reformer beds and teaching you the basic movements and positions. We will make sure you are equipped with all of the skills needed to participate in our faster paced reformer classes (Ages 16+ and non-slip socks recommended).

Contemporary: A class offering a combination of traditional and contemporary reformer Pilates, designed to give your body a complete workout with a focus on core strengthening exercises to help improve posture, increase strength, flexibility and improve mobility (Ages 16+ and non-slip socks recommended).

Dynamic: Expect your strength, balance and endurance to be put to the test with higher resistance challenges, all leading to the ultimate energising total body workout. Suitable for those experienced on the reformer and wanting to add some more dynamic movement to challenge cardio and muscular endurance (Ages 16+ and non-slip socks recommended).

Express: Just like contemporary reformer classes but only 30-minutes. Held in the middle of the day giving you a chance to break up your work day by sneaking in some self care (Ages 16+ and non-slip socks recommended).

*Towels required for all classes

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Target Population

Active Abilities: This class welcomes adults with cognitive disabilities. The class moves at a pace that suits individual participants. Focus is on fitness, strength, building confidence, making friends, and having fun. We encourage you to come along and participate your way. Support workers and carers are welcome to join in (Ages 13+).

Active Abilities Kids: This class welcomes children with cognitive disabilities, and sensory requirements. The class is similar to active kids (see definition) and moves at a pace that suits individual participants. Focus is on fitness, strength, building confidence, making friends, and having fun.  It can be hard to find the right environment for children to be active, we aim to create a safe, fun and non competitive place for children to enjoy and explore movement. We encourage children to come along and participate your way. For children aged 6 and above, support workers, carers, and parents welcome to join in (Ages 6+). 

Movers: All Abilities small group training run in a sensory program room.A small group exercise training class suited to those looking to increase activity in a supported environment. This class is suitable for those living with a disability and would like to be involved in a simple and fun gym program (Ages 13+).

Pram FitThis FREE guided walking group is a space for mums with prams to not only exercise, but also meet new people, be out in nature and receive informative information along the way on post-natal topics such as pelvic floor and core strength by a qualified instructor. Meeting point – Healthlink Café at Oakleigh Recreation Centre. 

Water TherapyGentle water exercises in the 25 meter pool for people with MS, Motor Neuron Disease, Huntington’s disease, Cancer, Arthritis, Heart Disease, Asthma and chronic pain conditions.

Carers ClassCarers play an important role and need time out to look after their own health and wellbeing and have a place to network with other carers to feel supported and rejuvenated. The class is a fun ,including a mix of cardio, strength, balance and coordination exercises that are easy to follow and suitable for all levels of fitness.

Dementia Friendly classA friendly class specifically designed for those with early-stage dementia to help individuals move and exercise in a safe and fun environment. Easy to follow  functional strength and balance exercise  as well as brain training activities will be included in this class.

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