Fitness in the Parks

Published on 19 September 2018

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A great way to enjoy fitness in our beautiful parks including Tai Chi, Pilates, Zumba, Yoga, Walking and Circuits. All sessions are FREE, with qualified instructors, suitable for all ages and offered in our stunning Burnside parks.

Sessions will run 8 October - 17 November.

MONDAYS:Tai Chi 2 pm - 3 pm Eastwood Community Centre, Eastwood.  Enjoy this enriching tradition of Chinese culture as it blossoms into Australian daily life as a key way to better our health, increase balance in both body and mind and work to see you rejuvenated, refreshed, fit and healthy. It’s perfect for all ages and stages of life. 

TUESDAYS: Pilates 11.15 am - 12.15 pm Hazelwood Park.  Pilates helps strengthen our weak muscles and stretch the tight ones all while lubricating the spine and creating length through the body. The class includes low impact, slow and steady Pilates moves that make your muscles burn without leaving you sore and tight the next day. BYO mat.

WEDNESDAYS: Yoga 9.30 am - 10.30 am Newland Park Reserve, Erindale. An ancient classical form of ‘Hatha Yoga’ that is perfect for all ages and fitness levels. You will learn this unique science of flexibility, breath control and meditation to relax and rejuvenateBYO mat.

THURSDAYS: Zumba 1.30 pm - 2.30 pm Miller Reserve, Linden Park.  Join in this Latin inspired dance fitness workout that incorporates international music and moves. It may entice you out of your normal comfort zone... along with everyone else in the class. Enjoy low impact moves to produce cardio benefits and toning of the arms, legs and core.

FRIDAYS: Walking 8.15 am - 9.15 am Various locations, City of Burnside.  Walking can help you lose weight, fight stress and raise your energy levels. Walking with others can help keep you motivated and develop healthy habits that will last. Walks are approximately 3 - 4 km in length and you just go at your own pace.

SATURDAYS: Circuits 7.30 am - 8.30 am Glenunga Hub, Glenunga.  Join in a fun circuit based program that will get the heart rate up, the body moving and mind active. Using simple routines, you will be able to meet new people, rotate through activities for all parts of the body and at the end walk away feeling energised!