Health & Wellbeing

Span offer a varied and diverse range of health and wellbeing activities. Tutors are skilled and qualified, classes are kept to small sizes to allow enough space and attention to allow for participants to achieve what they wish. All activities are held in a comfortable and relaxed space.

Physical activity is an important component of maintaining a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle, especially as you grow older.


Gentle Exercise 

Tutor Bruce Hatfield

Come and join Bruce for this low impact class which will strengthen your mind and body. All students report an improved outlook on life, fitness and coordination. A fun and friendly class for all ages.

Tuesdays 9.30am-10.30am
Term 3 13 July – 14 September
Term 4 5 October –  14 December (no class2 November)
Term Fees: Full $129 Concession $117 NDIS $141


Pilates 

Tutor Danielle Afif

Danielle’s classes offer a low impact exercise, designed to improve overall core strength and flexibility. Pilates is a system based in deep breathing that stretches and strengthens the muscles without stressing joint and ligaments. Special techniques will be used to help restore the natural curve of the spine. Exercises can be modified to accommodate all fitness levels.

Tuesdays 9.30am-10.30am
Term 3 13 July – 16 September
Term 4 5 October – 14 December
Term Fees: Full $183 Concession $167 NDIS $202


Tai Chi for Health

Tutor Rani Hughes

Learn Sun 73 Tai Chi form. Sun style Tai Chi flows smoothly ‘like water in a river’. It contains powerful Qigong movements to enhance internal energy, and improve mind body health. Suitable for beginners and advanced practitioners.

Thursdays 12.45pm-1.45pm
Term 3 15 July – 16 September
Fees: Full $207 Concession $189 NDIS $228
Term 4 7 October – 16 December
Fees: Full $228 Concession $207 NDIS $251


Tai Chi for Healthy Minds and Bodies 

Tutor Rani Hughes

Rani is a master trainer in Tai Chi for health programs and an Occupational Therapist. This class provides informative, supportive and fun Tai Chi sessions of movement and flow (modified as required). This class is for participants living with or recovering from a mental health illness, have a mild disability or a long term condition who are seeking a supportive group to find calmness and relaxation through gentle movement flow.

Thursdays 11.30am–12.30pm
Term 3 15 July – 16 September
Fees: Full $207 Concession $189 NDIS $228
Term 4 7 October -16 December
Fees: Full $228 Concession $207 NDIS $251


Tai Chi 

Tutor Rani Hughes

Tai Chi flows smoothly like water in a river. It contains powerful Qigong movements to enhance internal energy, and improve mind body health. Suitable for beginners and advanced practitioners.

Wednesdays 10.30-11.30am
Term 3 14 July – 15 September
Fees: Full $207 Concession $189 NDIS $228
Term 4 6 October –  15 December
Fees: Full $228 Concession $207 NDIS $251

Thursdays 12.45-1.45pm
Term 3 15 July – 16 September
Fees: Full $207 Concession$189 NDIS $228
Term 4: 7 October – 16 December
Fees: Full $228 Concession $207 NDIS $251


Shiatsu 

Facilitator Co-Shi-Co

Co-Shi-Co is a cooperative that offers accessible and affordable shiatsu sessions in a community setting. Shiatsu is more than a massage, it’s a holistic approach to wellbeing using the body to bring itself back to balance with a profound effect on the nervous system. Contact 0490 525 151 coshicomelbourne@gmail.com. More information and booking link at  https:/www.facebook.com/CoShiCoMelbourne/

Tuesdays 3.00pm-6.00pm (50 minute sessions)


Yoga

Mondays 6.30-7.30pm
Please contact Span to register your interest.


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