Published on 11 December 2023

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Introducing 'Movers', Active Monash's circuit class to be enjoyed by those with a disability. Come and experience our small group training session in a sensory studio. 

The classes will include a maximum of 6 people and will be run by trained instructors. This is to ensure each participant receives suitable guidance and instructions throughout the class.

A friendly class specifically designed for those with a disability to help individuals move and exercise in a safe and fun environment with numerous benefits:

  • Increased fitness
  • Opportunities to make friends
  • Introduction into gym environment
  • Safe environment
  • Sensory space making exercise achievable
  • Improved self esteem

The activities may vary slightly from week to week however there will be a focus on the following:

  • Cardio Training – exercise to increase heart rate
  • Strength training
  • Circuit stations
  • Exercises using equipment i.e. treadmill, bikes, ergometer, rower and boxing
  • Balance training with the ability to hold onto railing for support

Time and Day: 
Please view our Group Fitness Timetable here.
The class itself will go for 45 minutes, however, there may be some additional time spent before and after class to help participants with required needs. 

Centre: Oakleigh Recreation Centre - Studio 4
Price: $8.20 per session. Free for members
Age: 13+
Requirements: Please bring a drink bottle, mat and a towel to wipe down equipment after use
Clothing: Please wear clothing that is easy to move around in (e.g. track suit pants or leggings) and comfortable closed toe shoes (e.g. runners). We encourage having light clothing available as participants may become quite warm during class.

Carers and Support Workers are welcome and encouraged to attend classes. Please note, carers are not included in class spots and will not need to book for the class. 

If you are unsure whether you can take part of an exercise program we recommend seeking medical clearance before commencing classes. 

To make a booking, please book online or call 9265 4888.

We welcome people of All Abilities to come and participate their way!