Events

Throughout lockdown periods Build a Better Me: Arthritis, Pain Support & ME/CFS ACT are hosting free exercise classes at 10am each workday, as well as ‘craft and chat’ sessions on Wednesday’s and Thursday’s, and an ME/CFS specific catch up on Wednesdays, all via Zoom. All sessions are free to members.

In addition to these free events Build a Better Me: Arthritis, Pain Support & ME/CFS ACT are also offering a range of low cost zoom classes, Art Therapy and other supports via zoom during the lockdown period in addition to one on one appointments in either our Bruce or Pearce locations.


Online Exercise Classes

Zoom Strength Exercise – Currently Free for all financial members

Join our Exercise Physiologists 3 times a week for an online strengthening class designed to improve your strength, balance and help you connect with others. No equipment required, bookings are essential to ensure you receive the link to join. Bookings can be made by calling our office. Classes run:

  • Tuesdays 10am
  • Wednesdays 10am
  • Thursdays 10am

Line Dancing

Led by one of our Exercise Physiologists, line dancing is a fun way to achieve your exercise goals, from the comfort of your own home. This one our class requires no previous experience as all instructions are given on the day. Bookings are necessary to receive the link to join and can be made by calling our office.

  • Classes run on Wednesdays 2pm

GLA:D Education sessions 1 & 2

GLA:D is an exercise program that is designed for people living with Hip and/or Knee Osteoarthritis. Attending two Education sessions is part of the program. If you are interested in our GLA:D program you can contact the office on 1800 011 401 for more information.

November 24th & December 1st -12.30 -2pm – (BRUCE)- Kwong



Take Charge of Pain

How does pain impact on your life?
How does life impact on your pain?
The course, presented by our staff team, offers you the opportunity to spend some time looking at your world and seeing how you can manage pain from many different angles.
Topics covered include:

What is pain – difference between acute and chronic pain
Finding ways to reduce pain – pacing, modifying and diversion
Understanding how to make these changes
Using your medications in the best possible ways
Think positively… and much more!

This program is being delivered by zoom weekly, in 1 hour sessions over 7 weeks.  Current course dates are:

Next course running early 2022

Cost: Free for this session

Registration is essential to receive the zoom link- please email info@arthritisact.org.au or phone 1800 011 041