Mitcham Community House has a variety of Health & Fitness classes (Term time courses) that include Physical Activity and Exercise to help your physical and mental wellbeing. We also hold short workshops, as required, to enhance your health and wellbeing.
For Dates and Times Please Refer to our Current Course Guide
Please contact the office for further information and/or download the General Course enrolment form. Please hand in or email the completed form to the front office.
Benefits of Exercise are
- Improved muscular strength and endurance.
- Improved cardiovascular system.
- Improved range of motion.
- Improved posture.
- Reduces depression, stress and anxiety.
- Opportunity to meet new people.
- Enhanced quality of life.
Enjoy relaxation and improve flexibility with a gentle approach to Yoga with Wendy, a teacher of 30 years’ experience.~Wendy B
Chair Yoga is Great when you’re returning to exercise after an injury or surgery. It’s easy to progress at your own pace and level. It accomplishes all exercises with the aid of a Chair.
Yoga cultivates health and wellbeing (physical, emotional, mental and social) through the regular practice of a range of many techniques, including postures and movement, breath awareness and breathing exercises, relaxation and concentration, self-inquiry and meditation.
Get ready to experience life-changing exercise, Pilates style! This workout with a difference will get your rhythm, flow, and focus happening while you stretch and balance your entire body.
I have been teaching at the Mitcham Community House since 2009. I now teach 3 Classes in Strength Training for Older Adults and 2 Pilates Classes at Mitcham Community House. My aim is to help people strengthen their Core and Muscles, increase Balance and Flexibility, and help with Joint Mobility. ~Birgit V
Drift away into your own world of relaxation and clarity of mind. Experience the bliss of stress relief and inner peace through guided visualization, breathing, gentle stretching, and meditation.
Don’t forget to bring your blanket!
My aim is to teach techniques in which students can use themselves to improve their physical and mental well-being. ~Eva D
These gentle, non-strenuous, medically modified forms of Tai Chi are easy to learn. Improve your health & fitness, boost your energy levels, and deepen your relaxation. Wear loose clothing & flat-heeled shoes.
Lose a little weight, strengthen your bones and muscles, and improve your cardio fitness. You’ll use a range of light barbells to increase muscle tone and improve your strength levels. Beginners welcome!
Dance your way to better health with Zumba Gold! customized for the older adult and led by an experienced Zumba Gold instructor, this program offers a fun, safe, and effective workout. Perfect for everybody and everybody! Zumba Gold is designed for active adults who are looking for a modified Zumba class that recreates the original moves you love at a lower-intensity. Basic choreography focuses on balance, range of motion, and coordination with classes focusing on cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility, and balance! Mix low and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning workout.
Dance your way to better health with Zumba Gold! customized for the older adult and led by an experienced Zumba Gold instructor, this program offers a fun, safe and effective workout.
Enjoy a walk at your own pace through our local parks. *All walks are weather permitting. Bring some money. There may be a coffee shop near the end of the walk. Walks begin at the venues listed below. We have a few groups to choose from.
Enjoy a walk at your own pace through our local parks. *All walks are weather permitting.
New enrolments need to know that the starting point for the walks may be anywhere from 20 to 45 minutes from Mitcham.
Bring some money. There may be a coffee shop near the end of the walk. Walks begin at the venues listed.
List of walks available from the office, new enrolments need to know that the starting point for the walks may be anywhere from 20 to 45 minutes from Mitcham
Walk N Talk
This is a Social group who Walk n Talk together in the local area, leaving from the Community House, during school terms.
Hi there, I take Pilates, Strength & Conditioning, Chair Exercise, and finally, Exercise for Falls Prevention including Balance at Mitcham Community House. My aim is to help people be strong in everyday life. “Do something today which your body will thank you for tomorrow”. Exercise classes at Mitcham Community Centre!
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