Health and Fitness  

Dancing  No prior learning required however participants must be able to stand and move unaided, and be medically capable of participating with gentle to moderate exercise. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes suitable for dancing, and bring a water bottle. A gold coin donation to cover the Presenter's expenses please.
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H1 CIRCLE DANCING WITH LYN

Organiser:  Gloria Wright  8339 1240

Presenter:  Lyn Porter  0423 122 145

Venue:        Church of the Epiphany Hall, Crafers

Day:            Thursday – weekly (except school hols)

Starts:         9th February to 9th December 2021.

Time:           1:30pm - 3:00 pm

 

Forget about your cares and worries, don your dancing shoes and breathe in the serenity of beautiful gardens of the delightful venue. All our dances are carefully taught each week & involve easy to learn dance steps such as walking, swaying, step touch, grapevines..... to uplifting music from around the world. We love learning about different cultures through dance and music & having fun with the friends we make in the class.

 

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H2 HAPPY DANCING FEET in MOUNT BARKER

Organiser:    Susan Smalldon  0403 857 600

Presenters:  Valerie Pullan 0414 245 552

Venue:          Mt Barker Town Hall, Gawler Street

Day:             2nd & 4th Tuesdays  (except school hols)

Starts:          9th February to 23rd November 2021.

Time:           10.00 - 12.00 noon

 

Experience the well-being benefits of gentle dance in this welcoming and relaxed environment. Together we enjoy learning dances from around the world, listening to truly uplifting music, a laugh and a chat over a cuppa during the morning tea break. Please wear comfortable clothing and shoes.

 

H4 INTRODUCTION to CHI KUNG

Organiser:      Susan Smalldon  0403 857 600

 

Presenter:      Lis Wallace  0434 621 984

 

Venue:            The Oak, 409 Mt Barker Rd, Bridgewater

Day:                Thursday 29th July

Time:              10:30am – 11:30am

 

Chi Kung increases the flow of energy and stimulates circulation in the body while improving coordination, posture & balance and encouraging deeper breathing habits to support the health and wellbeing of the whole body. Lis is a qualified yoga teacher of 20 years. Chi Kung benefits all body types and fitness levels and participants exercise within their own range of comfort and ability. Chairs are used for some postures and are optional for most of the practice.

 

*** Please bring your own yoga mat (or alternative), a light blanket and cushion for relaxation, and a bottle of water. (The practice can be done in socks or shoes.)

 

If you have had recent surgery or are receiving medical treatment, please seek the advice of your doctor before joining. ***

H5 KEEP ACTIVE – KEEP HEALTHY!

Organiser:    Marjolijn Haraghey  0403 989 817

Presenter:    Tony Barber, Adelaide Hills Physiotherapy

Venue:          The Oak, 409 Mt Barker Rd, Bridgewater

Day:              Wednesday 25th August

Time:            1:00pm – 2:00pm

Staying fit and active through the years. Discussion of the various aspects of fitness. Physiotherapy can help build strength and stability, so important as we age and in falls prevention.

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CIRCUIT, BALANCE AND STRENGTH (not a U3A activity)

 

Presenter:    Shannon Barton 

Venue:          Heathfield Football Club

Day:               Mondays 10.45am & Thursdays 10.30am (all year)

Cost:              $10.00 (or $16.00 if twice a week) payable to Shannon on the day

 

General fitness and strength training using equipment and weights after general warm up exercises, with circuit training usually on Thursdays. As this is not a U3A activity, for further information phone Shannon 0403 574 614 or Dorothy 0403 574 614 or attend a session to try it out. A water bottle, and a mat or towel for floor exercises is recommended. Please be on time for the start of the class to enable 'warming up'.

 * Participants are advised to have a medical check before enrolling if they have      cardiac, lung or joint problems and speak to Shannon about the results.

 

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O4  WEDNESDAY WETLAND WALKERS

Presenter: Janet Hemsley   0428 844 097             
Venue:       Laratinga Wetlands


Day:           Wednesday, weekly
Starts:        3rd  Feb to 15th Dec (incl school hols)
Time:          9:00am 

 

Walk around Laratinga Wetlands at your own pace and choose short or long walks. Enjoy good company and an optional coffee after in the BBQ area.  Hat, walking shoes and water advisable.

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