Australian Capital Territory, Australia

Exercise Programs

A range of exciting and dynamic exercise programs are available with Arthritis ACT.  Exercise programs are suitable for beginners and those more familiar with exercise.

My Exercise – Group based exercise classes run by Exercise Physiologists and Physiotherapists.  These classes are carefully designed to help you achieve specific health goals.

GLA:D Program – GLA:D® (Good Life with Arthritis: Denmark) is a unique education and exercise program developed by researchers in Denmark for people with hip or knee osteoarthritis symptoms.  Classes sizes are kept small for quality support and all are run by GLA:D trained physiotherapists.

Hydrotherapy – Water based exercise group exercise sessions with both self -led and instructor led options available.

Nordic Walking – An aerobic exercise course that will teach you foundational skills to ensure you get the most out of your walking by working your upper and lower body.  One-to-one initially with the option of group sessions once education complete.

Strength and Balance – Entry level exercise program designed to improve balance, flexibility, strength and increase confidence in completing everyday tasks.

Tai Chi – A low impact exercise that improves strength, flexibility and balance.  Safe, easy to learn routines suitable for all exercise levels.

Yoga/Chair Yoga – Exercise classes designed to improved muscle tone, promote better breathing habits, reduced stress and improve general sense of well-being.  Suitable for all exercise and mobility levels being offered both in the traditional style and also seated in a chair.

Pilates – The gentle art of pilates is now available at Arthritis ACT.  Please call us for more information.

If individual or home based exercise is more your style, Arthritis ACT offers opportunities for one-to-one exercise coaching in addition to exercise programs that can be used at home, in the gym and more.  These programs are tailored to suited to your personal style, lifestyle and exercise choices and goals.  Call our office today to discuss options best suited to your personal situation.