Fit, Strong & Stretch

Studies show that lifting weights helps prevent Osteoporosis, by increasing muscle mass and bone density. Join this fun, 1 session introduction course for a safe and effective workout with an experienced and qualified instructor. You will be working with hand weights, body weight, resistance bands and a dedicated stretch section in the last third of each session.

What to bring:

Please bring an exercise mat, towel and water bottle.

About the tutor:

"I focus on teaching group exercise classes focused on strengthening bones & increasing muscle mass. I believe functional movement increases range of motion & flexibility, while gentle movement aids with arthritis pain & stiffness."

Louise has been teaching group exercise classes (both land and aqua/hydrotherapy) since 2009, specializing in older adults' functional fitness for improved muscle strength, bone density, flexibility, falls prevention, physical and mental health. She enjoys keeping fit & motivating others to continue their fitness journey. Louise commenced instructing exercise classes in 2012 at SGSCC. During that time she has completed a number of professional training workshops for Exercise & Falls Prevention, Restoring Optimal Function for the Hip, Knee & Ankle, Aqua Hydropower workshop, Studio Pilates International Matwork course & Small Pilates Ball course.

Some of my current qualifications include: Registered Level 2 Exercise Professional with Fitness Australia, Specialised Older Adults Trainer , Certificate III, IV & Diploma of Fitness, Accredited teacher for Group Exercise, Personal Training, Aqua Trainer, St George Hospital’s Strengthening for over 60’s Trainer, Boxing Skills Trainer, Stepping On & Falls Prevention Programs, Trainer & Assessor teaching CPR & First Aid for Surf Life Saving NSW. " Louise

Other Information:

  • To ensure resources are ready for you at the start of your course, we ask you ideally enrol at least one week before the course commences.
  • All courses need a minimum number of students to run ("we try our hardest to get those") . If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled prior to the commencement and you will be informed.

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