Who Are We?
IIllawarra Wellness Centre was opened in September 2009 and commenced with classes in Tai Chi, Gentle Exercise and Drumming on Monday only.
Within a year or two, extra classes were added so that we now operate every Monday, Tuesday and Thursday during school terms, at the Coniston Community Hall, 24-26 Bridge Street, Coniston; (adjacent to Coniston Railway station.)
Local buses run regularly and will drop passengers close by.
Starting Dates for Term Two 2021
Monday 19th April is the starting date for Term Two
Group B Senior Fitness to begin 19th April.
Group A Senior Fitness to begin 26th April.
Group B Tues Thai Yoga to begin 20th April.
Group A Tues Thai Yoga to begin 27th April.
Term Two has come quickly and with it the ‘Seniors Festival’ 13th to 24th April. This year we are celebrating with a lunch at the Coniston Hotel, Tuesday 27th April from 12.00 noon.
Lunch will be off the menu and as we have no funding for this you will be asked to pay for lunch, (you can use your Government Dine and Discover Vouchers if you have them) with coffee and cake a Seniors Week gift. The coffee is with compliments from the Coniston Hotel and cake a generous gift from Barbara.
To gauge numbers we ask those who wish to attend RSVP to Lynne on 0434070017 (text or call). We would love to have your company!
To continue keeping members COVIDsafe all class numbers are still restricted, though slightly increased for Term Two. Senior Fitness and Tuesday Thai Yoga will have the same group structure.
Our normal program of activities, include:
- Tai Chi
- Extra Gentle Exercise
- Fitness For Seniors
- Folk Dancing
- Thai Yoga
As we age, a lot of our bits don’t work as well as they used to. At Illawarra Wellness, we strive to maintain those bits that continue to serve us well by using a holistic approach to achieve good health and wellbeing in mind and body.
The OWN Model of Wellness challenges medical discourses in which life events such as loneliness, poverty, grief and stress are frequently defined as health ‘problems’ to be medicated. Through physical activities, community engagement, social interaction and skill development, OWN encourages older women to live positive and supportive lives, despite illness and frailty.
Our philosophy is based on the concept that how we age is influenced not only by physical factors, but also by socio-economic, emotional and social considerations.
Facilitated workshops are regularly featured with a diverse range of topics chosen specifically to enlighten and inspire us to pursue and introduce positivity, joy and wellbeing into our lives.
Our costs are kept as low as possible, so why not try a Wellness Experience?
Illawarra Wellness would like to acknowledge the following Sponsors
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