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Health promotion, prevention and self-management programs

WWG has a variety of programs to promote health and wellness, to prevent ill health from developing and to support people to manage their health conditions better.  

Current programs in 2018

YOGA FOR WOMEN

Every Monday 4-5pm. A gentle class that uses breathing, stretching and meditation.  We hold this class at a nearby yoga studio that is less than 200m away from the clinic.  When you come for the first time, please come to the clinic and we will walk you to the yoga studio. We appreciate a gold coin donation to help cover venue hire.

SHIMMY FITNESS

Every Wednesday 6-7pm. A fun filled class for those wanting to get fit the fun way.  This class is a fusion of belly dancing and aerobics and is super fun! The venue is  Downey Park in Windsor. This group is supported by and provided under the Brisbane City Council Active Parks Program - check this link for dates.

KONGA

A high intensity class that is set to fantastic music to keep you feeling positive and happy.  The class includes a fusion of dance, cardio, boxing and sculpting - what more could you want! It is suitable for the super fit and the totally unfit and uncoordinated!  Come and join the friendly team. There are two classes:

FAMILY FRIENDLY YOGA

A friendly multi-level and family friendly class for everyone!  Bring the kids or your grandparents - we love getting everyone stretching at the pace and level that is suitable for them.  The class is held on Tuesdays from 6.15-7.15pm and the venue is SANDBAG  at Sandgate.  The class is supported by the Brisbane City CouncilActive Parks Program - check this link for dates.

HOT HULA

Hot Hula is inspired by the dances of the Pacific Islands and provides a total body workout.  Core focused, easily to follow moves and suitable for all ages and fitness levels.  The class is on Wednesday mornings 9.30 - 10.30am at Calamvale District Park, Calamvale. Supported by the Brisbane City Council under the Active Parks Program - check this link for dates.

Nutrition for wellbeing

First Monday of the month 5-6pm.  Come and learn the link between what you eat and how you feel with our dietician Diana Fitzgerald. Please book in by emailing programs@worldwellnessgroup.org.au . This group is free.

PRE-REGISTER

If you would like to pre-register your interest for the programs listed below, please email us admin@worldwellnessgroup.org.au to put your name down.  We will then contact you when the program dates become available. There are currently no firm plans for the groups listed below but we'll keep you in touch.

Managing anxiety naturally
A six week group program that provides practical strategies to manage anxiety naturally.  Each week focuses on a different approach.  The program covers holistic health and anxiety; relaxation techniques; mindfulness; nutrition; physical activity; ayurveda and acupressure.

Infant massage
A 5 week group for mums and dads of pre-crawling age babies.  Massaging infants has been practised across many cultures for thousands of years as an important early life ritual.  It benefits both baby and parents by improving bonding, communication, stimulating the body systems, pain relief and improvement of sleep. 

Chronic pain management
A six week group covering - understanding pain and pain cycles; relaxation and pain; nutrition and pain; mental health; physical activity; motivation to stay well. 

Qi gong for beginners

A 5 week beginners group to learn the 18 movement-set of Qi Gong Shibashi.  In this group people experience the benefits of this beautiful moving meditation; excellent to increase fitness, flexibility, joint movement and balance; promotes relaxation, helps to manage anxiety and promotes mental wellbeing; and is suitable for all fitness levels. Class starting in November.

 

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