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Tai Chi for Beginners

Our Tai Chi for Beginners group will help improve your coordination and concentration as well as your balance and strength, Come and try, - it will improve your quality of life and muscular strength and flexibility.
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Who is this group for?

Who is this group for?

  • Independently mobile
  • People without cognitive impairment
  • Those who have mild cognitive impairment that can follow instructions
  • People who would like to learn Tai Chi

What happens in the group?

Your group class will be led by one of our trained therapy assistants. In the group you would participate in:

  • Warm up
  • Core Tai Chi moves targeted for arthritis and other conditions
  • Meditation
  • Cool down/stretching

Benefits of the class

Other information

  • Requires initial assessment with a physiotherapist
  • Group leader is a trained allied health assistant
  • All clients have an annual review with the physiotherapist (or more frequently at the request of the client or the group leader)
  • Clients regularly meet for coffee before or after group
  • You can progress to the Tai Chi class once you feel confident if you choose
Who is eligible for Therapy and Wellness services?

Therapy and Wellness Services funded through the Department of Health are for people who are over 65, no longer working and who have registered with My Aged Care.

Private services are available to anyone.

What type of referral do I need for Therapy and Wellness services?

We accept referrals from My Aged Care for funded services through the Department of Health. We accept GPs, medical specialists, other allied health professionals, carers and self referrals for private services.

For more information, please contact our Customer Care team on 8177 3200.

What do I need to bring to a group class?

For our groups, all equipment is supplied. It is recommended to bring a water bottle to keep hydrated and a towel if you prefer.

If there is something specific you are required to bring our Therapy and Wellness team will contact you.

If you are a private client, your private health care card will be required upon payment.

We request that all clients bring their Medicare cards with them for their first visit.

Do I need to make a booking for therapy or group wellness sessions?

Yes, bookings are required. If you require an urgent appointment, please contact our Customer Care Team on 8177 3200 and we can do our best to fit you in at the earliest time available.

How much does a class/session cost?

Fees will vary depending on whether you are a private client or receive government subsidies.

For information regarding our fees for Therapy and Wellness services or a group, please contact our Customer Care team on 8177 3200.

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