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@Home A&H functional fitness

@Home citywide Enjoy this entertaining yet functional fitness class led by experienced fitness professional, Hunter Paltridge. This 35 minute class will take you through a warm up and a series of exercises which can be adapted to suit your fitness and mobility levels. Venue: @Home. Category: Active ageing. Active parents. Group fitness. Online. Contact name: Hunter Paltridge. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 5:30 AM – 6:30 AM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

Falun Dafa

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Falun Dafa is a Chinese practice that combines meditation and qigong exercises. These gentle exercises and meditations CAN help to improve the health of your body and state of mind. Please check our Facebook page for pop up Falun Dafa classes at other locations on the Gold Coast. Venue: Harley Park, Ian Dipple Lagoon. Suburb: Labrador. Meeting point: Near the rotunda). Category: Tai Chi. Contact email: faluninfoqld@bigpond.com. Contact name: Falun Dafa Association of Australia, Queensland Branch, Nina Smythe. Contact phone: 0423 326 678. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 6:55 AM – 7:55 AM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

A&H Yoga

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Bookings via online. Venue: Kurrawa Park. Suburb: Broadbeach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Essense of Living. Contact phone: 07 5526 6600. Cost: $5. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.

Men’s Walk and Talk

A&H 2020-21 Term Based These sessions are run by Gold Coast Men’s Walk and Talk, a not-for-profit, locally run men’s group. Men from all walks of life are welcome to come along to chat about whatever interests them in a non-threatening environment. We meet, have a coffee and walk around the lake. Simple but worthwhile, so come and join in. Venue: Damian Leeding Memorial Park. Suburb: Oxenford. Category: Mental health recovery. Walking. Contact name: Gold Coast Men’s Walk and Talk, Damien. Contact phone: 0479 130 874. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Social paddle group

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Social paddle groups are a fun way to meet other locals, form relationships, get fit and explore our gorgeous waterways. Just by participating every week you can challenge yourself to go further, improve posture and confidence, and develop fitness and general health – all while having fun in the great outdoors. Venue: Budds Beach Reserve. Suburb: Surfers Paradise. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Water-based recreation. Water fitness. Active kids. Active families. Contact name: Go Vertical SUP, Linda. Contact phone: 0423 716 625. Cost: $15. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. For more info visit govertical.com.au.

A&H deep water running

A&H 2020-21 Term Based These classes introduce beginners to basic moves and fitness in the water within a safe, supportive and inclusive environment. Venue: Mudgeeraba Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Mudgeeraba. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Mudgeeraba Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 5530 5288. Cost: $3. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 7:30 AM – 8:15 AM.

A&H group fitness

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Group fitness classes are a fun and interactive way to get fit and healthy. A great workout for all ages and fitness levels, and to help you stay motivated. Classes include a combination of activities including strength, cardio, boxing and functional fitness movements. Funfit for all. Venue: Frascott Park. Suburb: Varsity Lakes. Bookings required: No. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Steve Masters. Contact phone: 0458 246 654. Cost: $5. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

Parents bootcamp

A&H 2020-21 Term Based These classes include group exercises specifically selected to strengthen and tone particular muscle groups. Feel as good on the inside as you look on the outside while meeting other parents in a friendly environment. Venue: Frascott Park. Suburb: Varsity Lakes. Bookings required: yes. Category: Active families. Active parents. Contact name: Steve Masters. Contact phone: 0458 246 654. Cost: $5. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

A&H staying strong

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Experienced senior fitness trainers will help you improve your balance, mobility and strength. All exercises aim to improve stability, coordination, muscle tone, flexibility and mental wellbeing. Venue: Helensvale Cultural Centre. Suburb: Helensvale. Meeting point: Dance Hall. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: AgeilityFit, David Lawson. Contact phone: 0418 189 389. Cost: $5. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

A&H Tai Chi

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Tai Chi is a healing martial art combining many movements with Qi (energy) circulation, breathing and stretching techniques. A qualified instructor will guide you through a series of movements to help promote harmony, improve mobility and suppleness, and increase mental alertness. Venue: Broadwater Parklands. Suburb: Southport. Bookings required: no. Category: Tai Chi. Active ageing. Contact name: Academy of Yang Tsin Su. Contact phone: 0432 951 228. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

A&H Tai Chi

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Tai Chi is a healing martial art combining many movements with Qi (energy) circulation, breathing and stretching techniques. A qualified instructor will guide you through a series of movements to help promote harmony, improve mobility and suppleness, and increase mental alertness. Venue: Country Paradise Parklands. Suburb: Nerang. Bookings required: no. Category: Tai Chi. Active ageing. Contact name: Academy of Yang Tsin Su. Contact phone: 0432 951 228. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

A&H Yoga

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Paradise Point Parklands. Suburb: Paradise Point. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Zen Soul Life, Madonna. Contact phone: 0403 643 601. Cost: $10. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

A&H Yoga

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Roughton Park. Suburb: Kirra. Bookings required: no. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Aloka Yoga, Erin. Contact phone: 0431 054 311. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

A&H Yoga

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Online bookings are essential. Venue: Justins park. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Bookings required: no. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation & Yoga. Contact phone: 07 5554 5440. Cost: $3. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Open Water Swimming Club

A&H 2020-21 Term Based The club was established to promote aquatic sports for the whole community. Everyone is welcome to be a part of the club regardless of age, gender, physical abilities, fitness levels or experience. Our aim is to make the joy of open water swimming accessible to everyone, whether they are a complete beginner, have injuries or physical disabilities or compete internationally. We create memorable experiences that will last a lifetime. Venue: Kurrawa Beach. Suburb: Broadbeach. Meeting point: Tower 28. Category: Active kids. Active parents. Recreation. Sport and recreation. Water fitness. Water sport. Water-based recreation. Contact email: info@gcows.com.au. Contact name: Gold Coast Open Water Swimming Club. Contact phone: 0414 680 437. Cost: $5. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Tai Chi

A&H 2020-21 Term Based You CAN enjoy the many health benefits of tai chi in these low-cost, community classes incorporating gentle and tranquil movements that support mind/body harmony and improve mobility, suppleness and mental alertness. Venue: Len Fox Park. Suburb: Labrador. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Tai Chi. Active ageing. Contact name: Gold Coast Tai Chi Academy, Dennis Watts. Contact phone: 0419 763 360. Cost: $5. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Falun Dafa

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Falun Dafa is a Chinese practice that combines meditation and qigong exercises. These gentle exercises and meditations CAN help to improve the health of your body and state of mind. Please check our Facebook page for pop up Falun Dafa classes at other locations on the Gold Coast. Venue: Pratten Park. Suburb: Broadbeach. Meeting point: Southern end of park, opposite Ann Avenue. Category: Tai Chi. Contact email: faluninfoqld@bigpond.com. Contact name: Falun Dafa Association of Australia, Queensland Branch, Nina Smythe. Contact phone: 0423 326 678. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 8:10 AM – 9:10 AM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Pickleball

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Come and try the latest craze and have a game of pickleball! Pickleball is a fun and social sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. Instruction and equipment provided. The game is easy to play, is suitable for all ages and the first session is free. Venue: Hope Island Resort Tennis Centre. Suburb: Hope Island. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Active families. Recreation. Sport and recreation. Contact email: info@goldcoastpickleball.com.au. Contact name: Gold Coast Pickleball Association. Contact phone: 0438 118 899. Cost: First session free then $7– $12. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM. For more info visit www.goldcoastpickleball.com.au.

A&H skateboard workshop

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Come on down to your local skate park and be taught by our great coaches. Learning new skills can always be a little challenging – but challenge is good. If you feel nervous about trying skateboarding, don’t be – because these workshops are aimed at beginners. You don’t even need your own gear. We can supply skateboards and helmets for up to 15 participants. Remember to use appropriate safety gear and share these great facilities with other users. It’s important to give way to the more experienced users of the park especially during peak times. Bookings required via text. Venue: Riesenweber Park. Suburb: Jacobs Well. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Active families. Recreation. Skate parkour scoot. Sport and recreation. Contact name: Gold Coast Skateboard Coaching, Jay Hetherington. Contact phone: 0407 910 240. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

@Home A&H fitness strength

@Home citywide Enjoy these short time efficient HIIT Fitness Classes from the comfort of your own home. You will gain the benefits of cardiovascular fitness, strengthen and tone up your whole body. Options to suit most fitness levels using minimal equipment. Perfect easy to follow short classes that can fit into your busy day. Venue: @Home. Category: Active parents. Online. Group fitness. Contact name: Get Raw, Simone Kelly. Contact phone: 0415 578 114. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. For more info visit www.getraw.com.au.

@Home A&H Yoga flow

@Home citywide Enjoy this energising yoga flow class taken by Madonna Williams from Zen Soul Life. The class includes a sequence of postures with some extended holds combined with soothing and relaxing ground postures, mantras, breath work and meditation. Why not use this precious time in our lives to practise balance and mindfulness. Venue: @Home. Category: Yoga. Online. Contact name: Zen Soul Life, Madonna. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. For more info visit www.youtu.be.

@Home Meant to Move

@Home citywide Meant to Move – online self-paced 30 minute workouts for everyone.  From the comfort of your own space and in your own time Meant To Move provides you with fun & beginner friendly workouts designed with modifications and variations for different abilities. With Meant To Move you CAN increase your fitness, improve your strength and learn how to enjoy exercise in a supportive, safe and friendly way lead by a qualified fitness instructor who specialises in beginner fitness. Venue: @Home. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Online. Active parents. Group fitness. Contact name: Mee Active, Rachelle Ballard-Clayton. Contact phone: 0403 163 201. Cost: $5 per week. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. For more info visit www.meeactive.lpages.co.

@Home Kids’ multi-sports

@Home citywide Kids’ multi-sports with Gecko Sports for 2 to 5 years.  This is a fun, multi-sport fitness program for children aged between two and five. The online sessions allow children to practise fundamental gross motor skills such as kicking, catching and throwing by introducing them to the basics of different sports. Venue: @Home. Category: Active kids. Active families. Contact name: Jay Scott-Hunter. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

General Wellness Centre

A&H 2020-21 Term Based These group classes are run by a qualified exercise physiologist and are low impact with a high element of fun. The focus is on resistance training to decrease the rate of bone degeneration, improve muscle tone, improve stability and decrease the risk of falls. Call for class days and times. Venue: General Wellness Centre. Suburb: Robina. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Active rehab. Mental health recovery. Contact name: General Wellness Centre. Contact phone: 5630 4466. Cost: From $7. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM. For more info visit www.generalwellnesscentre.com.

@Home A&H posture Pilates

@Home citywide This class is a mindful practice designed to strengthen and support your body. It uses functional movements focused on spinal stability and flexibility to improve posture and reduce injury. This class will target core strengthening, shoulder and spinal stability and move the spine safely through natural and neutral ranges of movement. Venue: @Home. Category: Online. Pilates. Contact name: Essense of Living. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.

@Home A&H posture Pilates

@Home citywide This class is a mindful practice designed to strengthen and support your body. It uses functional movements focused on spinal stability and flexibility to improve posture and reduce injury. This class will target core strengthening, shoulder and spinal stability and move the spine safely through natural and neutral ranges of movement. Venue: @Home. Category: Yoga. Online. Contact name: Essense of Living. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.

@Home Tai chi

@Home citywide A pre-recorded class to review at aytime. Follow world-renowned tai chi master, Rod Ferguson, in live, online classes as he guides you through peaceful exercises that build your strength and health. The easy-to-follow moves promote harmony, improve mobility and suppleness, and increase mental alertness. Classes are suitable for all ages and abilities so if you can’t get to the park or would just like to practise the art at home, these weekly classes are just what you need. Venue: @Home. Bookings required: No. Category: Tai Chi. Remedial. Online. Contact name: Australia Academy of Tai Chi, Rod Ferguson. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.youtu.be.

A&H over 50s SUP

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Active & Healthy over 50s stand up paddle boarding (SUP). Ever wanted to cruise the waterways on a SUP but not sure how to start? Well this is the class for you. Starting from the shore, the lesson progresses in small steps with the goal of getting everyone up and standing on the water. This is a fun, non-competitive class that is about being outdoors, getting active, enjoying life and having a go. Venue: Budds Beach Reserve. Suburb: Surfers Paradise. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Recreation. Water-based recreation. Contact name: Go Vertical SUP, Linda. Contact phone: 0423 716 625. Cost: $5. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit govertical.com.au.

A&H Yoga

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Oxenford-Coomera Community Centre. Suburb: Oxenford. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Adrian’s Yoga 4U. Contact phone: 0435 889 032. Cost: $5. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM.

@Home Kids’ multi-sports

@Home citywide Kids’ multi-sports with Gecko Sports for 2 to 5 years.  This is a fun, multi-sport fitness program for children aged between two and five. The online sessions allow children to practise fundamental gross motor skills such as kicking, catching and throwing by introducing them to the basics of different sports. Venue: @Home. Category: Active kids. Active families. Contact name: Jay Scott-Hunter. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

@Home A&H fitness strength

@Home citywide Enjoy these short time efficient HIIT Fitness Classes from the comfort of your own home. You will gain the benefits of cardiovascular fitness, strengthen and tone up your whole body. Options to suit most fitness levels using minimal equipment. Perfect easy to follow short classes that can fit into your busy day. Venue: @Home. Category: Active parents. Online. Group fitness. Contact name: Get Raw, Simone Kelly. Contact phone: 0415 578 114. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit www.getraw.com.au.

@Home A&H Yoga slow flow

@Home citywide This class has been designed to release a delicious, slow flow of energy through the neck and shoulders to align and open the heart. The class will release upper back tightness, mobilise the spine, stretch and strengthen the sides and legs, and open the heart. You’ll need a strap or something similar for this practice. Venue: @Home. Category: Yoga. Online. Contact name: Essense of Living. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.

@Home Tai chi

@Home citywide A pre-recorded class to review at aytime. Follow world-renowned tai chi master, Rod Ferguson, in live, online classes as he guides you through peaceful exercises that build your strength and health. The easy-to-follow moves promote harmony, improve mobility and suppleness, and increase mental alertness. Classes are suitable for all ages and abilities so if you can’t get to the park or would just like to practise the art at home, these weekly classes are just what you need. Venue: @Home. Bookings required: No. Category: Tai Chi. Remedial. Online. Contact name: Australia Academy of Tai Chi, Rod Ferguson. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.youtu.be.

@Home A&H 5 to 12 years fitness

@Home citywide Primary school fitness with Gecko Sports for kids 5 to 12 years. You CAN get the kids moving and having fun with this online version of a multi-sport style activity. This is a great way to introduce youngsters to a variety of sports and fitness activities in a fun and non-competitive environment. Venue: @Home. Category: Active kids. Active families. Contact name: Jay Scott-Hunter. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

@Home A&H functional fitness

@Home citywide Enjoy this entertaining yet functional fitness class led by experienced fitness professional, Hunter Paltridge. This 35 minute class will take you through a warm up and a series of exercises which can be adapted to suit your fitness and mobility levels. Venue: @Home. Category: Active ageing. Active parents. Group fitness. Contact name: Hunter Paltridge. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

@Home A&H Yin Yoga

@Home citywide Detox and cleanse the body and mind with this purifying yin practice. Release whatever no longer serves you, whether that be a past memory, a limiting belief or an unwanted feeling or emotion. Venue: @Home. Category: Online. Yoga. Contact name: Essense of Living. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.

@Home A&H posture Pilates

@Home citywide This class is a mindful practice designed to strengthen and support your body. It uses functional movements focused on spinal stability and flexibility to improve posture and reduce injury. This class will target core strengthening, shoulder and spinal stability and move the spine safely through natural and neutral ranges of movement. Venue: @Home. Category: Online. Pilates. Contact name: Essense of Living. Cost: Free. Saturday, September 19, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.

@Home A&H functional fitness

@Home citywide Enjoy this entertaining yet functional fitness class led by experienced fitness professional, Hunter Paltridge. This 35 minute class will take you through a warm up and a series of exercises which can be adapted to suit your fitness and mobility levels. Venue: @Home. Category: Active ageing. Active parents. Group fitness. Online. Contact name: Hunter Paltridge. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 5:30 AM – 6:30 AM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

Gold Coast Runners Club

A&H 2020-21 Term Based It’s normal to want to feel good and you’ll feel great if you make time to join in some sessions with one of our local clubs. Running is often viewed as a solo sport but you’re missing out if you always hit the road by yourself. Venue: Justins park. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Meeting point: In park opposite Borough Barista. Category: Running. Contact name: Gold Coast Runners Club. Cost: Gold Coin. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM. For more info visit www.goldcoastrunnersclub.com.au.

Southport Runners and Walkers

A&H 2020-21 Term Based It’s normal to want to feel good and you’ll feel great if you make time to join in some sessions with one of our local clubs. Running is often viewed as a solo sport but you’re missing out if you always hit the road by yourself. Venue: Broadwater Parklands. Suburb: Southport. Meeting point: Southport Bathing Pavilion. Category: Running. Contact name: Southport Runners and Walkers. Cost: Gold Coin. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 6:30 AM – 7:30 AM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

A&H Yoga

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Burleigh Waters Community Centre. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Gemma Van Den Tol. Contact phone: 0418 565 111. Cost: $5. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Palm Beach Community Run

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Come run or walk along the beautiful Currumbin Creek in this free weekly community run organised by local a physiotherapist. Choose to complete a 3.5km, 6km or 8km route to improve your health and fitness while enjoying the company of others. Hang around and grab a post run coffee and up with your mates at Dune Cafe. Meet at 7am to start at 7.15am. Venue: Palm Beach Parklands. Suburb: Palm Beach. Category: Running. Contact email: sam@8thavephysio.co.au. Contact name: 8th Ave Physio, Sam. Contact phone: 0423 188 956. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

Social paddle group

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Social paddle groups are a fun way to meet other locals, form relationships, get fit and explore our gorgeous waterways. Just by participating every week you can challenge yourself to go further, improve posture and confidence, and develop fitness and general health – all while having fun in the great outdoors. Venue: Budds Beach Reserve. Suburb: Surfers Paradise. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Water-based recreation. Water fitness. Active kids. Active families. Contact name: Go Vertical SUP, Linda. Contact phone: 0423 716 625. Cost: $15. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. For more info visit govertical.com.au.

Twin Town running walking

A&H 2020-21 Term Based It’s normal to want to feel good and you’ll feel great if you make time to join in some sessions with one of our local clubs. Running is often viewed as a solo sport but you’re missing out if you always hit the road by yourself. Suburb: Coolangatta. Meeting point: Marine Parade carpark, beachside end of Clarke Street. Category: Running. Contact name: Twin Towns Services Runners and Walkers Club. Cost: Gold Coin. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM. For more info visit www.ttscrunnersandwalkers.org.

A&H Yoga

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Hollindale Park. Suburb: Main Beach. Bookings required: no. Category: Yoga. Contact name: The Pilates Method, Emmanuelle. Contact phone: 0404 798 007. Cost: $5. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

@Home A&H Yoga slow flow

@Home citywide This class has been designed to release a delicious, slow flow of energy through the neck and shoulders to align and open the heart. The class will release upper back tightness, mobilise the spine, stretch and strengthen the sides and legs, and open the heart. You’ll need a strap or something similar for this practice. Venue: @Home. Category: Yoga. Online. Contact name: Essense of Living. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.

Falun Dafa

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Falun Dafa is a Chinese practice that combines meditation and qigong exercises. These gentle exercises and meditations CAN help to improve the health of your body and state of mind. Please check our Facebook page for pop up Falun Dafa classes at other locations on the Gold Coast. Venue: Pratten Park. Suburb: Broadbeach. Meeting point: Southern end of park, opposite Ann Avenue. Category: Tai Chi. Contact email: faluninfoqld@bigpond.com. Contact name: Falun Dafa Association of Australia, Queensland Branch, Nina Smythe. Contact phone: 0423 326 678. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 8:10 AM – 9:10 AM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

A&H Yoga

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Venue: Federation Park. Suburb: Broadbeach. Bookings required: no. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Jen Hamer. Contact phone: 0435 100 777. Cost: $5. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

A&H Yoga

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. You will leave feeling rejuvenated, restored and renewed. Online bookings are essential. Venue: Fradgley Hall. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation & Yoga. Contact phone: 5554 5440. Cost: $3. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM. For more info visit asmy.org.au.

General Wellness Centre

A&H 2020-21 Term Based These group classes are run by a qualified exercise physiologist and are low impact with a high element of fun. The focus is on resistance training to decrease the rate of bone degeneration, improve muscle tone, improve stability and decrease the risk of falls. Call for class days and times. Venue: Upper Coomera Community Centre. Suburb: Upper Coomera. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Active rehab. Mental health recovery. Contact name: General Wellness Centre. Contact phone: 5630 4466. Cost: From $7. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM. For more info visit www.generalwellnesscentre.com.

A&H Family fitness

@Home citywide Bring the family along and be active together in our fun group-based fitness sessions. You CAN prioritise yourself as well as the kids and everyone can have fun while being active in this energetic game-based workout. Suitable for all fitness levels. Venue: Central Park. Suburb: Pacific Pines. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active families. Active kids. Active parents. School holidays. Contact name: Jay Scott-Hunter. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

A&H Tie-dye and park games

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Choose swirls, stripes or spiral patterns to capture a rainbow with Shoshana in her vibrant tie-dye workshop. While you are waiting your turn, enjoy Sparky Do Dah’s Pop-Up Playground and try stilts, juggling sticks, duck fishing, balance and old-school retro games – suitable for all ages. Tie-dye: White item brought from home $3 Pillow case or tote bag $4 Pop up Playground Free Aspiral Design, Shoshana M 0402 616 204 W aspiraldesign.com Sparky Do Dah M 0411 699 928 W SparkyDoDah.com.au. Venue: Kurrawa Park. Suburb: Broadbeach. Bookings required: No. Category: School holidays. Active kids. Active families. Cost: Free pop up playground, $3/$4 for Tie-dye. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

@Home A&H fitness strength

@Home citywide Enjoy these short time efficient HIIT Fitness Classes from the comfort of your own home. You will gain the benefits of cardiovascular fitness, strengthen and tone up your whole body. Options to suit most fitness levels using minimal equipment. Perfect easy to follow short classes that can fit into your busy day. Venue: @Home. Category: Active parents. Online. Group fitness. Contact name: Get Raw, Simone Kelly. Contact phone: 0415 578 114. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. For more info visit www.getraw.com.au.

@Home Meant to Move

@Home citywide Meant to Move – online self-paced 30 minute workouts for everyone.  From the comfort of your own space and in your own time Meant To Move provides you with fun & beginner friendly workouts designed with modifications and variations for different abilities. With Meant To Move you CAN increase your fitness, improve your strength and learn how to enjoy exercise in a supportive, safe and friendly way lead by a qualified fitness instructor who specialises in beginner fitness. Venue: @Home. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Online. Active parents. Group fitness. Contact name: Mee Active, Rachelle Ballard-Clayton. Contact phone: 0403 163 201. Cost: $5 per week. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. For more info visit www.meeactive.lpages.co.

A&H Surf safety and games

@Home citywide Surf safety and beach games. Learn to swim safely in all types of water and be introduced to survival tips, basic cardio pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and first aid in this beginners’ surf safety session. The whole family will enjoy team games on the beach and water’s edge while learning key safety tips and skills. Location will be given when booking is confirmed. Suburb: Miami. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Active families. School holidays. Water-based recreation. Contact email: community@sunnyskyes.com.au. Contact name: Sunny Skye’s Aquatics and Wellness Hub. Contact phone: 0411 224 852. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. For more info visit www.sunnyskyes.com.au.

@Home Kids’ multi-sports

@Home citywide Kids’ multi-sports with Gecko Sports for 2 to 5 years.  This is a fun, multi-sport fitness program for children aged between two and five. The online sessions allow children to practise fundamental gross motor skills such as kicking, catching and throwing by introducing them to the basics of different sports. Venue: @Home. Category: Active kids. Active families. Contact name: Jay Scott-Hunter. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

@Home A&H posture Pilates

@Home citywide This class is a mindful practice designed to strengthen and support your body. It uses functional movements focused on spinal stability and flexibility to improve posture and reduce injury. This class will target core strengthening, shoulder and spinal stability and move the spine safely through natural and neutral ranges of movement. Venue: @Home. Category: Yoga. Online. Contact name: Essense of Living. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.

@Home A&H posture Pilates

@Home citywide This class is a mindful practice designed to strengthen and support your body. It uses functional movements focused on spinal stability and flexibility to improve posture and reduce injury. This class will target core strengthening, shoulder and spinal stability and move the spine safely through natural and neutral ranges of movement. Venue: @Home. Category: Online. Pilates. Contact name: Essense of Living. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.

@Home Tai chi

@Home citywide A pre-recorded class to review at aytime. Follow world-renowned tai chi master, Rod Ferguson, in live, online classes as he guides you through peaceful exercises that build your strength and health. The easy-to-follow moves promote harmony, improve mobility and suppleness, and increase mental alertness. Classes are suitable for all ages and abilities so if you can’t get to the park or would just like to practise the art at home, these weekly classes are just what you need. Venue: @Home. Bookings required: No. Category: Tai Chi. Remedial. Online. Contact name: Australia Academy of Tai Chi, Rod Ferguson. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.youtu.be.

@Home Kids’ multi-sports

@Home citywide Kids’ multi-sports with Gecko Sports for 2 to 5 years.  This is a fun, multi-sport fitness program for children aged between two and five. The online sessions allow children to practise fundamental gross motor skills such as kicking, catching and throwing by introducing them to the basics of different sports. Venue: @Home. Category: Active kids. Active families. Contact name: Jay Scott-Hunter. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

@Home A&H fitness strength

@Home citywide Enjoy these short time efficient HIIT Fitness Classes from the comfort of your own home. You will gain the benefits of cardiovascular fitness, strengthen and tone up your whole body. Options to suit most fitness levels using minimal equipment. Perfect easy to follow short classes that can fit into your busy day. Venue: @Home. Category: Active parents. Online. Group fitness. Contact name: Get Raw, Simone Kelly. Contact phone: 0415 578 114. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit www.getraw.com.au.

General Wellness Centre

A&H 2020-21 Term Based These group classes are run by a qualified exercise physiologist and are low impact with a high element of fun. The focus is on resistance training to decrease the rate of bone degeneration, improve muscle tone, improve stability and decrease the risk of falls. Call for class days and times. Venue: Upper Coomera Community Centre. Suburb: Upper Coomera. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Active rehab. Mental health recovery. Contact name: General Wellness Centre. Contact phone: 5630 4466. Cost: From $7. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.generalwellnesscentre.com.

@Home A&H Yoga slow flow

@Home citywide This class has been designed to release a delicious, slow flow of energy through the neck and shoulders to align and open the heart. The class will release upper back tightness, mobilise the spine, stretch and strengthen the sides and legs, and open the heart. You’ll need a strap or something similar for this practice. Venue: @Home. Category: Yoga. Online. Contact name: Essense of Living. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.

Pickleball

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Come and try the latest craze and have a game of pickleball! Pickleball is a fun and social sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. Instruction and equipment provided. The game is easy to play, is suitable for all ages and the first session is free. Venue: Tallebudgera Leisure Centre. Suburb: Tallebudgera. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Active families. Recreation. Sport and recreation. Contact email: info@goldcoastpickleball.com.au. Contact name: Gold Coast Pickleball Association. Contact phone: 0438 118 899. Cost: First session free then $7– $12. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit www.goldcoastpickleball.com.au.

@Home Tai chi

@Home citywide A pre-recorded class to review at aytime. Follow world-renowned tai chi master, Rod Ferguson, in live, online classes as he guides you through peaceful exercises that build your strength and health. The easy-to-follow moves promote harmony, improve mobility and suppleness, and increase mental alertness. Classes are suitable for all ages and abilities so if you can’t get to the park or would just like to practise the art at home, these weekly classes are just what you need. Venue: @Home. Bookings required: No. Category: Tai Chi. Remedial. Online. Contact name: Australia Academy of Tai Chi, Rod Ferguson. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM. For more info visit www.youtu.be.

General Wellness Centre

A&H 2020-21 Term Based These group classes are run by a qualified exercise physiologist and are low impact with a high element of fun. The focus is on resistance training to decrease the rate of bone degeneration, improve muscle tone, improve stability and decrease the risk of falls. Call for class days and times. Venue: General Wellness Centre. Suburb: Robina. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Active rehab. Mental health recovery. Contact name: General Wellness Centre. Contact phone: 5630 4466. Cost: From $7. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM. For more info visit www.generalwellnesscentre.com.

A&H weekend family fun

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Bring the family along and be active together in our fun group based fitness session. You CAN prioritise yourself as well as the kids and everyone can have fun while being active in this energetic game based workout. Suitable for all fitness levels and ages. Runs 3rd Sunday of the Month from 5 September 2020 – 27 March 2021. Venue: Benowa Park. Suburb: Benowa. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active families. Contact name: Gecko Sports. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM. For more info visit geckosports.com.au.

@Home A&H 5 to 12 years fitness

@Home citywide Primary school fitness with Gecko Sports for kids 5 to 12 years. You CAN get the kids moving and having fun with this online version of a multi-sport style activity. This is a great way to introduce youngsters to a variety of sports and fitness activities in a fun and non-competitive environment. Venue: @Home. Category: Active kids. Active families. Contact name: Jay Scott-Hunter. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

@Home A&H functional fitness

@Home citywide Enjoy this entertaining yet functional fitness class led by experienced fitness professional, Hunter Paltridge. This 35 minute class will take you through a warm up and a series of exercises which can be adapted to suit your fitness and mobility levels. Venue: @Home. Category: Active ageing. Active parents. Group fitness. Contact name: Hunter Paltridge. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

@Home A&H Yin Yoga

@Home citywide Detox and cleanse the body and mind with this purifying yin practice. Release whatever no longer serves you, whether that be a past memory, a limiting belief or an unwanted feeling or emotion. Venue: @Home. Category: Online. Yoga. Contact name: Essense of Living. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.

@Home A&H posture Pilates

@Home citywide This class is a mindful practice designed to strengthen and support your body. It uses functional movements focused on spinal stability and flexibility to improve posture and reduce injury. This class will target core strengthening, shoulder and spinal stability and move the spine safely through natural and neutral ranges of movement. Venue: @Home. Category: Online. Pilates. Contact name: Essense of Living. Cost: Free. Sunday, September 20, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.

Open Water Swimming Club

A&H 2020-21 Term Based The club was established to promote aquatic sports for the whole community. Everyone is welcome to be a part of the club regardless of age, gender, physical abilities, fitness levels or experience. Our aim is to make the joy of open water swimming accessible to everyone, whether they are a complete beginner, have injuries or physical disabilities or compete internationally. We create memorable experiences that will last a lifetime. Venue: Tallebudgera Leisure Centre. Suburb: Palm Beach. Meeting point: Tower 28. Category: Active kids. Active parents. Recreation. Sport and recreation. Water fitness. Water sport. Water-based recreation. Contact email: info@gcows.com.au. Contact name: Gold Coast Open Water Swimming Club. Contact phone: 0414 680 437. Cost: $8. Monday, September 21, 2020, 5:00 AM – 6:00 AM.

@Home A&H functional fitness

@Home citywide Enjoy this entertaining yet functional fitness class led by experienced fitness professional, Hunter Paltridge. This 35 minute class will take you through a warm up and a series of exercises which can be adapted to suit your fitness and mobility levels. Venue: @Home. Category: Active ageing. Active parents. Group fitness. Online. Contact name: Hunter Paltridge. Cost: Free. Monday, September 21, 2020, 5:30 AM – 6:30 AM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

A&H Restorative Yoga

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Perfect for beginners, these classes combine gentle stretching, light isometric strength training, long holds and a slower pace. Restorative yoga is a gentle class with the aid of props- blocks, bolsters, blankets, and straps. The temperature in the room is cooler, so dress warm and comfortable. This practice is great for anyone looking to slow down, to relieve stress, to calm the excessive mind chatter, or even those recovering from injuries. All ability levels are welcome and please bring a mat or towel. Please book in via the website. Venue: Burleigh Waters Community Centre. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Amanda Weir. Contact phone: 0438 799 908. Cost: $5. Monday, September 21, 2020, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM. For more info visit yogadetox.com.au.

HF Walking Nerang

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Heart Foundation walking has more than 20 free weekly walks offered across the Gold Coast. Trained volunteers and organisers from the Heart Foundation, in partnership with City of Gold Coast, offer walking groups led by local residents. Please contact the walk leader before attending to check the group has restarted. Venue: Country Paradise Parklands. Suburb: Nerang. Category: Walking. Contact name: Shelia Shack, Colleen. Contact phone: 0413 198 033. Cost: Free. Monday, September 21, 2020, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

A&H group fitness

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Group fitness classes are a fun and interactive way to get fit and healthy. A great workout for all ages and fitness levels, and to help you stay motivated. Classes include a combination of activities including strength, cardio, boxing and functional fitness movements. Funfit for all. Venue: Peachey Park. Suburb: Ormeau. Meeting point: Meet at northern end of Third Avenue car park. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Bfitter Today, Ben. Contact phone: 0468 409 620. Cost: $15. Monday, September 21, 2020, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

HF Walking Burleigh

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Heart Foundation walking has more than 20 free weekly walks offered across the Gold Coast. Trained volunteers and organisers from the Heart Foundation, in partnership with City of Gold Coast, offer walking groups led by local residents. Please contact the walk leader before attending to check the group has restarted. Venue: Stockland Burleigh Heads Shopping Centre. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Meeting point: At Big W. Category: Walking. Contact email: cynthiaf@bigpond.net.au. Contact name: Cynthia. Cost: Free. Monday, September 21, 2020, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

Tai Chi

A&H 2020-21 Term Based You CAN enjoy the many health benefits of tai chi in these low-cost, community classes incorporating gentle and tranquil movements that support mind/body harmony and improve mobility, suppleness and mental alertness. Venue: Queen Elizabeth Park. Suburb: Coolangatta. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Tai Chi. Active ageing. Contact name: Gold Coast Tai Chi Academy, Dennis Watts. Contact phone: 0419 763 360. Cost: $5. Monday, September 21, 2020, 7:15 AM – 8:15 AM.

HF Walking Coomera

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Heart Foundation walking has more than 20 free weekly walks offered across the Gold Coast. Trained volunteers and organisers from the Heart Foundation, in partnership with City of Gold Coast, offer walking groups led by local residents. Please contact the walk leader before attending to check the group has restarted. Venue: Westfield Coomera. Suburb: Coomera. Meeting point: Cafe 63. Category: Walking. Contact name: Heather or Jan. Contact phone: 0408 711 718 or 0408 320 483. Cost: Free. Monday, September 21, 2020, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

@Home A&H Yoga slow flow

@Home citywide This class has been designed to release a delicious, slow flow of energy through the neck and shoulders to align and open the heart. The class will release upper back tightness, mobilise the spine, stretch and strengthen the sides and legs, and open the heart. You’ll need a strap or something similar for this practice. Venue: @Home. Category: Yoga. Online. Contact name: Essense of Living. Cost: Free. Monday, September 21, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.

I Love Me

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Improve balance and body strength, and increase joint mobility and flexibility in these friendly classes designed to help you reduce arthritic pain, lose weight and thrive as you age. Bookings required. Venue: Palm Beach Share and Care Centre. Suburb: Palm Beach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: I Love Me, Anna. Contact phone: 0413 110 870. Cost: $8. Monday, September 21, 2020, 8:40 AM – 9:40 AM.

A&H Tie-dye and park games

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Choose swirls, stripes or spiral patterns to capture a rainbow with Shoshana in her vibrant tie-dye workshop. While you are waiting your turn, enjoy Sparky Do Dah’s Pop-Up Playground and try stilts, juggling sticks, duck fishing, balance and old-school retro games – suitable for all ages. Tie-dye: White item brought from home $3 Pillow case or tote bag $4 Pop up Playground Free Aspiral Design, Shoshana M 0402 616 204 W aspiraldesign.com Sparky Do Dah M 0411 699 928 W SparkyDoDah.com.au. Venue: Paradise Point Parklands. Suburb: Paradise Point. Bookings required: No. Category: School holidays. Active kids. Active families. Cost: Free pop up playground, $3/$4 for Tie-dye. Monday, September 21, 2020, 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM.

Pickleball

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Come and try the latest craze and have a game of pickleball! Pickleball is a fun and social sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. Instruction and equipment provided. The game is easy to play, is suitable for all ages and the first session is free. Venue: Hope Island Resort Tennis Centre. Suburb: Hope Island. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Active families. Recreation. Sport and recreation. Contact email: info@goldcoastpickleball.com.au. Contact name: Gold Coast Pickleball Association. Contact phone: 0438 118 899. Cost: First session free then $7– $12. Monday, September 21, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. For more info visit www.goldcoastpickleball.com.au.

Pickleball

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Come and try the latest craze and have a game of pickleball! Pickleball is a fun and social sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. Instruction and equipment provided. The game is easy to play, is suitable for all ages and the first session is free. Suburb: Miami. Meeting point: Miami Seniors Tennis Centre, Pacific Avenue. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Active families. Recreation. Sport and recreation. Contact email: info@goldcoastpickleball.com.au. Contact name: Gold Coast Pickleball Association. Contact phone: 0438 118 899. Cost: First session free then $7– $12. Monday, September 21, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. For more info visit www.goldcoastpickleball.com.au.

@Home A&H fitness strength

@Home citywide Enjoy these short time efficient HIIT Fitness Classes from the comfort of your own home. You will gain the benefits of cardiovascular fitness, strengthen and tone up your whole body. Options to suit most fitness levels using minimal equipment. Perfect easy to follow short classes that can fit into your busy day. Venue: @Home. Category: Active parents. Online. Group fitness. Contact name: Get Raw, Simone Kelly. Contact phone: 0415 578 114. Cost: Free. Monday, September 21, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. For more info visit www.getraw.com.au.

@Home Meant to Move

@Home citywide Meant to Move – online self-paced 30 minute workouts for everyone.  From the comfort of your own space and in your own time Meant To Move provides you with fun & beginner friendly workouts designed with modifications and variations for different abilities. With Meant To Move you CAN increase your fitness, improve your strength and learn how to enjoy exercise in a supportive, safe and friendly way lead by a qualified fitness instructor who specialises in beginner fitness. Venue: @Home. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Online. Active parents. Group fitness. Contact name: Mee Active, Rachelle Ballard-Clayton. Contact phone: 0403 163 201. Cost: $5 per week. Monday, September 21, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. For more info visit www.meeactive.lpages.co.

A&H Yoga easy

A&H 2020-21 Term Based You CAN join in and enjoy these well-balanced and gentle classes that connect movement with breath. All classes are conducted by experienced yoga instructors, are appropriate for all ages and ability levels, and have a strong focus on the mind-body connection. Online bookings are essential. Venue: Ormeau Community Centre. Suburb: Nerang. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation & Yoga. Contact phone: 5554 5440. Cost: $8 - $12. Monday, September 21, 2020, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. For more info visit asmy.org.au.

@Home Kids’ multi-sports

@Home citywide Kids’ multi-sports with Gecko Sports for 2 to 5 years.  This is a fun, multi-sport fitness program for children aged between two and five. The online sessions allow children to practise fundamental gross motor skills such as kicking, catching and throwing by introducing them to the basics of different sports. Venue: @Home. Category: Active kids. Active families. Contact name: Jay Scott-Hunter. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Cost: Free. Monday, September 21, 2020, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

General Wellness Centre

A&H 2020-21 Term Based These group classes are run by a qualified exercise physiologist and are low impact with a high element of fun. The focus is on resistance training to decrease the rate of bone degeneration, improve muscle tone, improve stability and decrease the risk of falls. Call for class days and times. Venue: General Wellness Centre. Suburb: Robina. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Active rehab. Mental health recovery. Contact name: General Wellness Centre. Contact phone: 5630 4466. Cost: From $7. Monday, September 21, 2020, 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM. For more info visit www.generalwellnesscentre.com.

BeneFitt

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Freestyle group fitness class focusing on a variety of training styles including group relays and game-style drills. Aims to increase coordination, muscular endurance, balance and mobility. Tallebudgera Leisure Centre You CAN help your mind and body become stronger by tapping into the wide range of activities at the Tallebudgera Leisure Centre. There are different types of classes to suit people of all abilities. So come along, check out the program and enjoy a drink in the café. Venue: Tallebudgera Active Recreation Centre. Suburb: Palm Beach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Tallebudgera Leisure Centre. Contact phone: 5669 2100. Cost: $3.90. Monday, September 21, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Meditation

A&H 2020-21 Term Based These guided meditation classes include yoga, breathing, relaxation and meditation techniques to comfort the body and calm the mind. Online bookings are essential. Venue: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga. Suburb: Mermaid Beach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation & Yoga. Contact phone: 5554 5440. Cost: $5. Monday, September 21, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit asmy.org.au.

A&H group fitness

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Group fitness classes are a fun and interactive way to get fit and healthy. A great workout for all ages and fitness levels, and to help you stay motivated. Classes include a combination of activities including strength, cardio, boxing and functional fitness movements. Funfit for all. Venue: Oxenford-Coomera Community Centre. Suburb: Oxenford. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Oxenford-Coomera Community Youth Centre. Contact phone: 5529 8087. Cost: $5. Monday, September 21, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Aqua

A&H 2020-21 Term Based These classes introduce beginners to basic moves and fitness in the water within a safe, supportive and inclusive environment. Venue: Mudgeeraba Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Mudgeeraba. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Mudgeeraba Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 5530 5288. Cost: $12. Monday, September 21, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

I Love Me

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Improve balance and body strength, and increase joint mobility and flexibility in these friendly classes designed to help you reduce arthritic pain, lose weight and thrive as you age. Bookings required. Venue: Runaway Bay Community Centre. Suburb: Runaway Bay. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: I Love Me, Anna. Contact phone: 0413 110 870. Cost: $8. Monday, September 21, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

@Home Kids’ multi-sports

@Home citywide Kids’ multi-sports with Gecko Sports for 2 to 5 years.  This is a fun, multi-sport fitness program for children aged between two and five. The online sessions allow children to practise fundamental gross motor skills such as kicking, catching and throwing by introducing them to the basics of different sports. Venue: @Home. Category: Active kids. Active families. Contact name: Jay Scott-Hunter. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Cost: Free. Monday, September 21, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

@Home A&H fitness strength

@Home citywide Enjoy these short time efficient HIIT Fitness Classes from the comfort of your own home. You will gain the benefits of cardiovascular fitness, strengthen and tone up your whole body. Options to suit most fitness levels using minimal equipment. Perfect easy to follow short classes that can fit into your busy day. Venue: @Home. Category: Active parents. Online. Group fitness. Contact name: Get Raw, Simone Kelly. Contact phone: 0415 578 114. Cost: Free. Monday, September 21, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit www.getraw.com.au.

@Home A&H 5 to 12 years fitness

@Home citywide Primary school fitness with Gecko Sports for kids 5 to 12 years. You CAN get the kids moving and having fun with this online version of a multi-sport style activity. This is a great way to introduce youngsters to a variety of sports and fitness activities in a fun and non-competitive environment. Venue: @Home. Category: Active kids. Active families. Contact name: Jay Scott-Hunter. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Cost: Free. Monday, September 21, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

Kids' running All About Athletics

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Kids love running for fun and these groups are all about enjoyment. The sessions are held during school terms only and cater for beginners to intermediate level runners. Parents are welcome to attend but bookings do need to be made in advance. Please contact the relevant coach prior to attending your first session. Venue: Woodlands Park (formerly Somerset Park). Suburb: Mudgeeraba. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Running. Contact name: All About Athletics, Andrew Arkinstall. Contact phone: 0414 451 420. Cost: $5. Monday, September 21, 2020, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

Kids' running GC Run Co

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Kids love running for fun and these groups are all about enjoyment. The sessions are held during school terms only and cater for beginners to intermediate level runners. Parents are welcome to attend but bookings do need to be made in advance. Please contact the relevant coach prior to attending your first session. Venue: James Overall Park. Suburb: Southport. Meeting point: Biggs Place end. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Running. Contact email: goldcoastrunco@outlook.com. Contact name: Gold Coast Run Co – Whippet Run Squad (5 –12yrs), Kara. Cost: $12. Monday, September 21, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.goldcoastrunco.com.

Kids' running GC Run Co

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Kids love running for fun and these groups are all about enjoyment. The sessions are held during school terms only and cater for beginners to intermediate level runners. Parents are welcome to attend but bookings do need to be made in advance. Please contact the relevant coach prior to attending your first session. Venue: Pizzey Park. Suburb: Miami. Meeting point: Burleigh Bulldogs Soccer grounds. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Running. Contact email: goldcoastrunco@outlook.com. Contact name: Gold Coast Run Co – Whippet Run Squad (5 –12yrs), Amber. Cost: $12. Monday, September 21, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.goldcoastrunco.com.

Kids' running GC Running Academy

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Kids love running for fun and these groups are all about enjoyment. The sessions are held during school terms only and cater for beginners to intermediate level runners. Parents are welcome to attend but bookings do need to be made in advance. Please contact the relevant coach prior to attending your first session. Venue: Betty Diamond Sports Complex. Suburb: Tugun. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Running. Contact email: admin.gcra@bigpond.com. Contact name: Gold Coast Running Academy, Mel. Contact phone: 0422 373 631. Cost: $5. Monday, September 21, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Pickleball

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Come and try the latest craze and have a game of pickleball! Pickleball is a fun and social sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. Instruction and equipment provided. The game is easy to play, is suitable for all ages and the first session is free. Suburb: Miami. Meeting point: Miami Seniors Tennis Centre, Pacific Avenue. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Active families. Recreation. Sport and recreation. Contact email: info@goldcoastpickleball.com.au. Contact name: Gold Coast Pickleball Association. Contact phone: 0438 118 899. Cost: First session free then $7– $12. Monday, September 21, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. For more info visit www.goldcoastpickleball.com.au.

Yoga Advanced

A&H 2020-21 Term Based You CAN join in and enjoy these well-balanced and gentle classes that connect movement with breath. All classes are conducted by experienced yoga instructors, are appropriate for all ages and ability levels, and have a strong focus on the mind-body connection. Online bookings are essential. Venue: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga. Suburb: Mermaid Beach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation & Yoga. Contact phone: 5554 5440. Cost: $8 - $12. Monday, September 21, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit asmy.org.au.

@Home A&H functional fitness

@Home citywide Enjoy this entertaining yet functional fitness class led by experienced fitness professional, Hunter Paltridge. This 35 minute class will take you through a warm up and a series of exercises which can be adapted to suit your fitness and mobility levels. Venue: @Home. Category: Active ageing. Active parents. Group fitness. Contact name: Hunter Paltridge. Cost: Free. Monday, September 21, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

@Home A&H Yin Yoga

@Home citywide Detox and cleanse the body and mind with this purifying yin practice. Release whatever no longer serves you, whether that be a past memory, a limiting belief or an unwanted feeling or emotion. Venue: @Home. Category: Online. Yoga. Contact name: Essense of Living. Cost: Free. Monday, September 21, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.

Underwater hockey

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Want to try something new? Underwater hockey is a non-contact sport where two teams compete to manoeuvre a puck across the bottom of a swimming pool into goals. Come and experience this new, fun-filled sport on the bottom of the pool. Please bring mask, snorkel and fins. Venue: Gold Coast Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Southport. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Active families. Recreation. Sport and recreation. Contact name: Gold Coast Underwater Hockey, Danny. Contact phone: 0412 874 224. Cost: $7. Monday, September 21, 2020, 6:15 PM – 7:15 PM. For more info visit www.auf.com.au.

A&H Yoga flow

A&H 2020-21 Term Based You CAN join in and enjoy these well-balanced and gentle classes that connect movement with breath. All classes are conducted by experienced yoga instructors, are appropriate for all ages and ability levels, and have a strong focus on the mind-body connection. Online bookings are essential. Venue: Southport Community Centre. Suburb: Southport. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation & Yoga. Contact phone: 5554 5440. Cost: $8 - $12. Monday, September 21, 2020, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit asmy.org.au.

Meditation

A&H 2020-21 Term Based These guided meditation classes include yoga, breathing, relaxation and meditation techniques to comfort the body and calm the mind. Online Bookings are essential. Venue: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga. Suburb: Mermaid Beach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation & Yoga. Contact phone: 5554 5440. Cost: $5. Monday, September 21, 2020, 6:45 PM – 7:45 PM. For more info visit asmy.org.au.

Open Water Swimming Club

A&H 2020-21 Term Based The club was established to promote aquatic sports for the whole community. Everyone is welcome to be a part of the club regardless of age, gender, physical abilities, fitness levels or experience. Our aim is to make the joy of open water swimming accessible to everyone, whether they are a complete beginner, have injuries or physical disabilities or compete internationally. We create memorable experiences that will last a lifetime. Venue: Tallebudgera Leisure Centre. Suburb: Palm Beach. Meeting point: Tower 28. Category: Active kids. Active parents. Recreation. Sport and recreation. Water fitness. Water sport. Water-based recreation. Contact email: info@gcows.com.au. Contact name: Gold Coast Open Water Swimming Club. Contact phone: 0414 680 437. Cost: $8. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 5:00 AM – 6:00 AM.

Gold Coast Run Co-Social

A&H 2020-21 Term Based It’s normal to want to feel good and you’ll feel great if you make time to join in some sessions with one of our local clubs. Running is often viewed as a solo sport but you’re missing out if you always hit the road by yourself. Venue: Southport Surf Lifesaving Club (SLSC). Suburb: Southport. Meeting point: Northern carpark. Category: Running. Contact name: Gold Coast Run Co-Social. Cost: $12. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 5:30 AM – 6:30 AM. For more info visit www.goldcoastrunco.com.

Run Central Gold Coast

A&H 2020-21 Term Based It’s normal to want to feel good and you’ll feel great if you make time to join in some sessions with one of our local clubs. Running is often viewed as a solo sport but you’re missing out if you always hit the road by yourself. Venue: Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens. Suburb: Benowa. Category: Running. Contact name: Run Central Gold Coast, Steve. Contact phone: 0408 236 483. Cost: $5 member $10 non-member. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 5:30 AM – 6:30 AM. For more info visit www.facebook.com.

@Home A&H functional fitness

@Home citywide Enjoy this entertaining yet functional fitness class led by experienced fitness professional, Hunter Paltridge. This 35 minute class will take you through a warm up and a series of exercises which can be adapted to suit your fitness and mobility levels. Venue: @Home. Category: Active ageing. Active parents. Group fitness. Online. Contact name: Hunter Paltridge. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 5:30 AM – 6:30 AM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

Surfers Paradise Triathlon Club

A&H 2020-21 Term Based It’s normal to want to feel good and you’ll feel great if you make time to join in some sessions with one of our local clubs. Running is often viewed as a solo sport but you’re missing out if you always hit the road by yourself. Venue: Pizzey Park Athletics Track. Suburb: Miami. Category: Running. Contact name: Surfers Paradise Triathlon Club, Jenny. Contact phone: 0409 550 445. Cost: $12. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 5:45 AM – 6:45 AM.

HF Walking Burleigh

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Heart Foundation walking has more than 20 free weekly walks offered across the Gold Coast. Trained volunteers and organisers from the Heart Foundation, in partnership with City of Gold Coast, offer walking groups led by local residents. Please contact the walk leader before attending to check the group has restarted. Venue: Reg Chesters Park. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Meeting point: Corner 5th Avenue & The Esplanade. Category: Walking. Contact name: Russell. Contact phone: 5535 2544. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

HF Walking Upper Coomera

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Heart Foundation walking has more than 20 free weekly walks offered across the Gold Coast. Trained volunteers and organisers from the Heart Foundation, in partnership with City of Gold Coast, offer walking groups led by local residents. Please contact the walk leader before attending to check the group has restarted. Venue: Upper Coomera Community Centre. Suburb: Upper Coomera. Category: Walking. Contact name: Walking and Talking, Neville Stone. Contact phone: 0417 723 434. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

HF Walking Elanora

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Heart Foundation walking has more than 20 free weekly walks offered across the Gold Coast. Trained volunteers and organisers from the Heart Foundation, in partnership with City of Gold Coast, offer walking groups led by local residents. Please contact the walk leader before attending to check the group has restarted. Venue: Pines Shopping Centre. Suburb: Elanora. Meeting point: Outside Elanora Library. Category: Walking. Contact name: 60 and Better Program. Contact phone: 5525 6466. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

HF Walking Southport

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Heart Foundation walking has more than 20 free weekly walks offered across the Gold Coast. Trained volunteers and organisers from the Heart Foundation, in partnership with City of Gold Coast, offer walking groups led by local residents. Please contact the walk leader before attending to check the group has restarted. Venue: Australia Fair. Suburb: Southport. Meeting point: Muffin Break in the food court. Category: Walking. Contact name: Australia Fair. Contact phone: 5556 6600. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

@Home A&H growing stronger

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Improve your strength and fitness at your own pace and in the comfort of your own space using hand weights, body weight and modified exercises to build muscles and fitness levels in people of all abilities. Skype connection required and is easy to set up.  Meeting ID: 899 7032 0439 Password: #905a843! Link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89970320439?pwd=bHZQQlRlOGQ5Yy9kZ2VUSzJjc215Zz09 The class is every Friday at 8:30am via Zoom. Venue: @Home. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active rehab. Contact name: AgeilityFit, David Lawson. Contact phone: 0418 189 389. Cost: Pay what you can. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. For more info visit us02web.zoom.us.

HF Walking Varsity Lakes

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Heart Foundation walking has more than 20 free weekly walks offered across the Gold Coast. Trained volunteers and organisers from the Heart Foundation, in partnership with City of Gold Coast, offer walking groups led by local residents. Please contact the walk leader before attending to check the group has restarted. Suburb: Varsity Lakes. Meeting point: Varsity Lakes Walk, Talk and Coffee Group, corner Lake Street and Varsity Parade (meet at Lake Brew house). Category: Walking. Contact name: Kevin. Contact phone: 0407 438 479. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

General Wellness Centre

A&H 2020-21 Term Based These group classes are run by a qualified exercise physiologist and are low impact with a high element of fun. The focus is on resistance training to decrease the rate of bone degeneration, improve muscle tone, improve stability and decrease the risk of falls. Call for class days and times. Venue: Upper Coomera Community Centre. Suburb: Upper Coomera. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Active rehab. Mental health recovery. Contact name: General Wellness Centre. Contact phone: 5630 4466. Cost: From $7. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM. For more info visit www.generalwellnesscentre.com.

Every Effort

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Focuses on training the brain as well as the body and consists of group boxing, agility drills and courses. Aims to increase coordination and connect the mind to the body. Tallebudgera Leisure Centre You CAN help your mind and body become stronger by tapping into the wide range of activities at the Tallebudgera Leisure Centre. There are different types of classes to suit people of all abilities. So come along, check out the program and enjoy a drink in the café. Venue: Tallebudgera Active Recreation Centre. Suburb: Palm Beach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Tallebudgera Leisure Centre. Contact phone: 5669 2100. Cost: $3.90. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

HF Walking Ashmore

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Heart Foundation walking has more than 20 free weekly walks offered across the Gold Coast. Trained volunteers and organisers from the Heart Foundation, in partnership with City of Gold Coast, offer walking groups led by local residents. Please contact the walk leader before attending to check the group has restarted. Venue: Apex Park. Suburb: Ashmore. Meeting point: At gazebo. Category: Walking. Contact name: Kathryn Anderson. Contact phone: 0403 500 401. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Pilates

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Pilates provides a whole body workout that really CAN help you transform the way you look, feel and perform. It builds strength, teaches body awareness and good posture, and helps to relieve back pain. Venue: Burleigh Heads RSL Hall. Suburb: Burleigh Waters. Bookings required: yes. Category: Pilates. Contact email: info@spiritdanceworld.com. Contact name: Spirt Dance World Mihoko. Contact phone: 0405 089 891. Cost: $10. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM.

Yoga beginners

A&H 2020-21 Term Based You CAN join in and enjoy these well-balanced and gentle classes that connect movement with breath. All classes are conducted by experienced yoga instructors, are appropriate for all ages and ability levels, and have a strong focus on the mind-body connection. Online bookings are essential. Venue: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga. Suburb: Mermaid Beach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation & Yoga. Contact phone: 5554 5440. Cost: $8 - $12. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. For more info visit asmy.org.au.

@Home A&H fitness strength

@Home citywide Enjoy these short time efficient HIIT Fitness Classes from the comfort of your own home. You will gain the benefits of cardiovascular fitness, strengthen and tone up your whole body. Options to suit most fitness levels using minimal equipment. Perfect easy to follow short classes that can fit into your busy day. Venue: @Home. Category: Active parents. Online. Group fitness. Contact name: Get Raw, Simone Kelly. Contact phone: 0415 578 114. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. For more info visit www.getraw.com.au.

@Home Meant to Move

@Home citywide Meant to Move – online self-paced 30 minute workouts for everyone.  From the comfort of your own space and in your own time Meant To Move provides you with fun & beginner friendly workouts designed with modifications and variations for different abilities. With Meant To Move you CAN increase your fitness, improve your strength and learn how to enjoy exercise in a supportive, safe and friendly way lead by a qualified fitness instructor who specialises in beginner fitness. Venue: @Home. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Online. Active parents. Group fitness. Contact name: Mee Active, Rachelle Ballard-Clayton. Contact phone: 0403 163 201. Cost: $5 per week. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. For more info visit www.meeactive.lpages.co.

Yoga

A&H 2020-21 Term Based You CAN join in and enjoy these well-balanced and gentle classes that connect movement with breath. All classes are conducted by experienced yoga instructors, are appropriate for all ages and ability levels, and have a strong focus on the mind-body connection. Venue: North Burleigh Surf Life Saving Club. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Yoga with Heart, Maryke. Contact phone: 0404 895 985. Cost: $10. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 9:15 AM – 10:15 AM. For more info visit www.yogawithheart.org.

A&H group fitness

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Group fitness classes are a fun and interactive way to get fit and healthy. A great workout for all ages and fitness levels, and to help you stay motivated. Classes include a combination of activities including strength, cardio, boxing and functional fitness movements. Funfit for all. Venue: Oxenford-Coomera Community Centre. Suburb: Oxenford. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Oxenford-Coomera Community Youth Centre. Contact phone: 5529 8087. Cost: $5. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Squash girls can

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Squash Girls Can is a fun, social introduction to the sport of squash. This is the perfect opportunity to try the sport for the first time or get back into it after time off with a group of like-minded women. Squash Girls Can will help develop squash skills and is a great way to get physically active as an alternative to the gym! Venue: Cararra Indoor Sports Stadium. Suburb: Carrara. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: Carrara Squash. Contact phone: 0410 342 376. Cost: $10. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

@Home Kids’ multi-sports

@Home citywide Kids’ multi-sports with Gecko Sports for 2 to 5 years.  This is a fun, multi-sport fitness program for children aged between two and five. The online sessions allow children to practise fundamental gross motor skills such as kicking, catching and throwing by introducing them to the basics of different sports. Venue: @Home. Category: Active kids. Active families. Contact name: Jay Scott-Hunter. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

A&H aqua

A&H 2020-21 Term Based These classes introduce beginners to basic moves and fitness in the water within a safe, supportive and inclusive environment. Venue: Nerang Pool. Suburb: Nerang. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Nerang Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 5578 1976. Cost: $5. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 9:45 AM – 10:30 AM.

A&H Zumba Gold

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Zumba Gold is an hour-long class for active older adults who are looking for a modified, low impact, Zumba class that re-creates the original moves you love but at a lower-intensity. Venue: Broadwater Parklands. Suburb: Southport. Meeting point: Northern Pavilion opposite Nind Street. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Dance and music. Contact name: Keiko Kurosawa. Contact phone: 0423 083 939. Cost: $5. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

@Home A&H posture Pilates

@Home citywide This class is a mindful practice designed to strengthen and support your body. It uses functional movements focused on spinal stability and flexibility to improve posture and reduce injury. This class will target core strengthening, shoulder and spinal stability and move the spine safely through natural and neutral ranges of movement. Venue: @Home. Category: Yoga. Online. Contact name: Essense of Living. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.

@Home A&H posture Pilates

@Home citywide This class is a mindful practice designed to strengthen and support your body. It uses functional movements focused on spinal stability and flexibility to improve posture and reduce injury. This class will target core strengthening, shoulder and spinal stability and move the spine safely through natural and neutral ranges of movement. Venue: @Home. Category: Online. Pilates. Contact name: Essense of Living. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.

Meditation

A&H 2020-21 Term Based These guided meditation classes include yoga, breathing, relaxation and meditation techniques to comfort the body and calm the mind. Online bookings are essential. Venue: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga. Suburb: Mermaid Beach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation & Yoga. Contact phone: 5554 5440. Cost: $5. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit asmy.org.au.

@Home A&H Staying Strong

@Home citywide Improve your strength and fitness at your own pace and in the comfort of your own space using hand weights, body weight and modified exercises to build muscles and fitness levels in people of all abilities. Skype connection required and is easy to set up. Venue: @Home. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Online. Contact name: Mee Active, Rachelle Ballard-Clayton. Contact phone: 0403 163 201. Cost: Pay what you can. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 10:15 AM – 11:15 AM. For more info visit www.meeactive.lpages.co.

A&H aqua

A&H 2020-21 Term Based These classes introduce beginners to basic moves and fitness in the water within a safe, supportive and inclusive environment. Venue: Mudgeeraba Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Mudgeeraba. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Mudgeeraba Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 5530 5288. Cost: $3. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM.

@Home Kids’ multi-sports

@Home citywide Kids’ multi-sports with Gecko Sports for 2 to 5 years.  This is a fun, multi-sport fitness program for children aged between two and five. The online sessions allow children to practise fundamental gross motor skills such as kicking, catching and throwing by introducing them to the basics of different sports. Venue: @Home. Category: Active kids. Active families. Contact name: Jay Scott-Hunter. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

I Love Me

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Improve balance and body strength, and increase joint mobility and flexibility in these friendly classes designed to help you reduce arthritic pain, lose weight and thrive as you age. Bookings required. Venue: Southport Community Centre. Suburb: Southport. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: I Love Me, Anna. Contact phone: 0413 110 870. Cost: $8. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM.

@Home A&H fitness strength

@Home citywide Enjoy these short time efficient HIIT Fitness Classes from the comfort of your own home. You will gain the benefits of cardiovascular fitness, strengthen and tone up your whole body. Options to suit most fitness levels using minimal equipment. Perfect easy to follow short classes that can fit into your busy day. Venue: @Home. Category: Active parents. Online. Group fitness. Contact name: Get Raw, Simone Kelly. Contact phone: 0415 578 114. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit www.getraw.com.au.

General Wellness Centre

A&H 2020-21 Term Based These group classes are run by a qualified exercise physiologist and are low impact with a high element of fun. The focus is on resistance training to decrease the rate of bone degeneration, improve muscle tone, improve stability and decrease the risk of falls. Call for class days and times. Venue: Upper Coomera Community Centre. Suburb: Upper Coomera. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Active rehab. Mental health recovery. Contact name: General Wellness Centre. Contact phone: 5630 4466. Cost: From $7. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.generalwellnesscentre.com.

@Home A&H Yoga slow flow

@Home citywide This class has been designed to release a delicious, slow flow of energy through the neck and shoulders to align and open the heart. The class will release upper back tightness, mobilise the spine, stretch and strengthen the sides and legs, and open the heart. You’ll need a strap or something similar for this practice. Venue: @Home. Category: Yoga. Online. Contact name: Essense of Living. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.

@Home Desk yoga stretch

@Home citywide Want a good break from work or the kids? This 30-minute real time online class will refresh you, reduce your stress and relieve your stiff shoulders.  No yoga mat required, with the class being carried out in front of your work desk or on your chair. We will do some stretches, yoga poses and mindfulness by standing on a floor and sitting on a chair. Venue: @Home. Category: Online. Yoga. Contact email: info@yogabb.com.au. Contact name: Yoga BB, Kyoko. Contact phone: 0424 446 276. Cost: $1. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 12:00 PM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit www.yogabb.com.au.

I Love Me

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Improve balance and body strength, and increase joint mobility and flexibility in these friendly classes designed to help you reduce arthritic pain, lose weight and thrive as you age. Bookings required. Venue: Paradise Point Parklands. Suburb: Paradise Point. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: I Love Me, Anna. Contact phone: 0413 110 870. Cost: $8. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 2:15 PM – 3:15 PM.

General Wellness Centre

A&H 2020-21 Term Based These group classes are run by a qualified exercise physiologist and are low impact with a high element of fun. The focus is on resistance training to decrease the rate of bone degeneration, improve muscle tone, improve stability and decrease the risk of falls. Call for class days and times. Venue: General Wellness Centre. Suburb: Robina. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Active rehab. Mental health recovery. Contact name: General Wellness Centre. Contact phone: 5630 4466. Cost: From $7. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 2:45 PM – 3:45 PM. For more info visit www.generalwellnesscentre.com.

@Home A&H 5 to 12 years fitness

@Home citywide Primary school fitness with Gecko Sports for kids 5 to 12 years. You CAN get the kids moving and having fun with this online version of a multi-sport style activity. This is a great way to introduce youngsters to a variety of sports and fitness activities in a fun and non-competitive environment. Venue: @Home. Category: Active kids. Active families. Contact name: Jay Scott-Hunter. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

@Home Sports Training

@Home citywide These speed, movement and agility training sessions are specially designed for children and teenagers wanting to start building their fitness or for those already involved in sports who want some extra training. The online sessions focus on fast footwork fitness and are a perfect way to get the edge on your opponents. Venue: @Home. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Contact name: GMG Sports Training. Contact phone: 0420 401 233. Cost: $5. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM. For more info visit www.gmgsportstraining.com.

Yoga beginners

A&H 2020-21 Term Based You CAN join in and enjoy these well-balanced and gentle classes that connect movement with breath. All classes are conducted by experienced yoga instructors, are appropriate for all ages and ability levels, and have a strong focus on the mind-body connection. Online bookings are essential. Venue: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga. Suburb: Mermaid Beach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation & Yoga. Contact phone: 5554 5440. Cost: $8 - $12. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 4:30 PM – 5:30 PM. For more info visit asmy.org.au.

Pickleball

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Come and try the latest craze and have a game of pickleball! Pickleball is a fun and social sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. Instruction and equipment provided. The game is easy to play, is suitable for all ages and the first session is free. Venue: Hope Island Resort Tennis Centre. Suburb: Hope Island. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Active families. Recreation. Sport and recreation. Contact email: info@goldcoastpickleball.com.au. Contact name: Gold Coast Pickleball Association. Contact phone: 0438 118 899. Cost: First session free then $7– $12. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. For more info visit www.goldcoastpickleball.com.au.

Yoga Advanced

A&H 2020-21 Term Based You CAN join in and enjoy these well-balanced and gentle classes that connect movement with breath. All classes are conducted by experienced yoga instructors, are appropriate for all ages and ability levels, and have a strong focus on the mind-body connection. Online bookings are essential. Venue: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga. Suburb: Mermaid Beach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation & Yoga. Contact phone: 5554 5440. Cost: $8 - $12. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 5:45 PM – 6:45 PM. For more info visit asmy.org.au.

Twin Town running walking

A&H 2020-21 Term Based It’s normal to want to feel good and you’ll feel great if you make time to join in some sessions with one of our local clubs. Running is often viewed as a solo sport but you’re missing out if you always hit the road by yourself. Suburb: Coolangatta. Meeting point: Marine Parade carpark, beachside end of Clarke Street. Category: Running. Contact name: Twin Towns Services Runners and Walkers Club. Cost: Gold Coin. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.ttscrunnersandwalkers.org.

@Home A&H functional fitness

@Home citywide Enjoy this entertaining yet functional fitness class led by experienced fitness professional, Hunter Paltridge. This 35 minute class will take you through a warm up and a series of exercises which can be adapted to suit your fitness and mobility levels. Venue: @Home. Category: Active ageing. Active parents. Group fitness. Contact name: Hunter Paltridge. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

@Home A&H Yin Yoga

@Home citywide Detox and cleanse the body and mind with this purifying yin practice. Release whatever no longer serves you, whether that be a past memory, a limiting belief or an unwanted feeling or emotion. Venue: @Home. Category: Online. Yoga. Contact name: Essense of Living. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.

@Home A&H posture Pilates

@Home citywide This class is a mindful practice designed to strengthen and support your body. It uses functional movements focused on spinal stability and flexibility to improve posture and reduce injury. This class will target core strengthening, shoulder and spinal stability and move the spine safely through natural and neutral ranges of movement. Venue: @Home. Category: Online. Pilates. Contact name: Essense of Living. Cost: Free. Tuesday, September 22, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.

Open Water Swimming Club

A&H 2020-21 Term Based The club was established to promote aquatic sports for the whole community. Everyone is welcome to be a part of the club regardless of age, gender, physical abilities, fitness levels or experience. Our aim is to make the joy of open water swimming accessible to everyone, whether they are a complete beginner, have injuries or physical disabilities or compete internationally. We create memorable experiences that will last a lifetime. Venue: Tallebudgera Leisure Centre. Suburb: Palm Beach. Meeting point: Tower 28. Category: Active kids. Active parents. Recreation. Sport and recreation. Water fitness. Water sport. Water-based recreation. Contact email: info@gcows.com.au. Contact name: Gold Coast Open Water Swimming Club. Contact phone: 0414 680 437. Cost: $8. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 5:00 AM – 6:00 AM.

@Home A&H functional fitness

@Home citywide Enjoy this entertaining yet functional fitness class led by experienced fitness professional, Hunter Paltridge. This 35 minute class will take you through a warm up and a series of exercises which can be adapted to suit your fitness and mobility levels. Venue: @Home. Category: Active ageing. Active parents. Group fitness. Online. Contact name: Hunter Paltridge. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 5:30 AM – 6:30 AM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

Gold Coast Run Co-Social

A&H 2020-21 Term Based It’s normal to want to feel good and you’ll feel great if you make time to join in some sessions with one of our local clubs. Running is often viewed as a solo sport but you’re missing out if you always hit the road by yourself. Venue: Justins park. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Meeting point: In park opposite Borough Barista. Category: Running. Contact name: Gold Coast Run Co-Social. Cost: $12. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 5:45 AM – 6:45 AM. For more info visit www.goldcoastrunco.com.

HF Walking Nerang

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Heart Foundation walking has more than 20 free weekly walks offered across the Gold Coast. Trained volunteers and organisers from the Heart Foundation, in partnership with City of Gold Coast, offer walking groups led by local residents. Please contact the walk leader before attending to check the group has restarted. Venue: Country Paradise Parklands. Suburb: Nerang. Category: Walking. Contact name: Shelia Shack, Colleen. Contact phone: 0413 198 033. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 6:00 AM – 7:00 AM.

A&H group fitness

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Group fitness classes are a fun and interactive way to get fit and healthy. A great workout for all ages and fitness levels, and to help you stay motivated. Classes include a combination of activities including strength, cardio, boxing and functional fitness movements. Funfit for all. Venue: Peachey Park. Suburb: Ormeau. Meeting point: Meet at northern end of Third Avenue car park. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Bfitter Today, Ben. Contact phone: 0468 409 620. Cost: $15. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

HF Walking Burleigh

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Heart Foundation walking has more than 20 free weekly walks offered across the Gold Coast. Trained volunteers and organisers from the Heart Foundation, in partnership with City of Gold Coast, offer walking groups led by local residents. Please contact the walk leader before attending to check the group has restarted. Venue: Stockland Burleigh Heads Shopping Centre. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Meeting point: At Big W. Category: Walking. Contact email: cynthiaf@bigpond.net.au. Contact name: Cynthia. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

HF Walking Elanora

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Heart Foundation walking has more than 20 free weekly walks offered across the Gold Coast. Trained volunteers and organisers from the Heart Foundation, in partnership with City of Gold Coast, offer walking groups led by local residents. Please contact the walk leader before attending to check the group has restarted. Venue: Pines Shopping Centre. Suburb: Elanora. Meeting point: Inside shopping centre. Category: Walking. Contact name: 60 and Better Program. Contact phone: 5525 6466. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 7:00 AM – 8:00 AM.

HF Walking Coomera

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Heart Foundation walking has more than 20 free weekly walks offered across the Gold Coast. Trained volunteers and organisers from the Heart Foundation, in partnership with City of Gold Coast, offer walking groups led by local residents. Please contact the walk leader before attending to check the group has restarted. Venue: Westfield Coomera. Suburb: Coomera. Meeting point: Cafe 63. Category: Walking. Contact name: Heather or Jan. Contact phone: 0408 711 718 or 0408 320 483. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

HF Walking Runaway Bay

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Heart Foundation walking has more than 20 free weekly walks offered across the Gold Coast. Trained volunteers and organisers from the Heart Foundation, in partnership with City of Gold Coast, offer walking groups led by local residents. Please contact the walk leader before attending to check the group has restarted. Venue: Runaway Bay Shopping Centre. Suburb: Runaway Bay. Meeting point: Customer service desk. Category: Walking. Contact name: Melissa. Contact phone: 5537 2566. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 7:30 AM – 8:30 AM.

I Love Me

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Improve balance and body strength, and increase joint mobility and flexibility in these friendly classes designed to help you reduce arthritic pain, lose weight and thrive as you age. Bookings required. Venue: Runaway Bay Community Centre. Suburb: Runaway Bay. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: I Love Me, Anna. Contact phone: 0413 110 870. Cost: $4. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

Pickleball

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Come and try the latest craze and have a game of pickleball! Pickleball is a fun and social sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. Instruction and equipment provided. The game is easy to play, is suitable for all ages and the first session is free. Suburb: Miami. Meeting point: Miami Seniors Tennis Centre, Pacific Avenue. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Active families. Recreation. Sport and recreation. Contact email: info@goldcoastpickleball.com.au. Contact name: Gold Coast Pickleball Association. Contact phone: 0438 118 899. Cost: First session free then $7– $12. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. For more info visit www.goldcoastpickleball.com.au.

Tai Chi

A&H 2020-21 Term Based You CAN enjoy the many health benefits of tai chi in these low-cost, community classes incorporating gentle and tranquil movements that support mind/body harmony and improve mobility, suppleness and mental alertness. Venue: Salk Oval. Suburb: Palm Beach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Tai Chi. Active ageing. Contact name: Gold Coast Tai Chi Academy, Dennis Watts. Contact phone: 0419 763 360. Cost: $5. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM.

@Home A&H Yoga slow flow

@Home citywide This class has been designed to release a delicious, slow flow of energy through the neck and shoulders to align and open the heart. The class will release upper back tightness, mobilise the spine, stretch and strengthen the sides and legs, and open the heart. You’ll need a strap or something similar for this practice. Venue: @Home. Category: Yoga. Online. Contact name: Essense of Living. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 8:00 AM – 9:00 AM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.

Zumba Gold

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Zumba Gold® is an hour class for active, older adults who are looking for a modified, low impact Zumba® class that re-creates the original moves you love but at a lower intensity. Venue: Mermaid Beach Community Centre. Suburb: Mermaid Beach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Dance. Dance and music. Group fitness. Contact name: Sharon Howlin. Contact phone: 0405 534 842. Cost: $6. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 8:30 AM – 9:30 AM.

Walk and Talk

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Walk and Talk for Wellness Walk and Talk for Wellness is an initiative developed by the Bachelor of Counselling team at Griffith University.The service offers walk and talk sessions with trained facilitators from the counselling program in the School of Applied Psychology. We know that being active, experiencing the outdoors, and connecting with others is important for our health, wellbeing and life satisfaction – so why not do them at the same time? And while the walking is great for our physical health, it’s the opportunity to chat with a trained listener in an outdoor environment that makes this activity really special. You choose the pace in this very different kind of wellness experience; one which genuinely caters for the needs of both body and mind.    Every Wednesday 9am 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month 9am. Venue: Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens. Suburb: Benowa. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Mental health recovery. Walking. Contact name: Griffith University, Richard. Contact phone: 0448 575 548. Cost: $5. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM. For more info visit www.walkandtalkforwellness.com.

Walk and Talk

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Walk and Talk for Wellness Walk and Talk for Wellness is an initiative developed by the Bachelor of Counselling team at Griffith University.The service offers walk and talk sessions with trained facilitators from the counselling program in the School of Applied Psychology. We know that being active, experiencing the outdoors, and connecting with others is important for our health, wellbeing and life satisfaction – so why not do them at the same time? And while the walking is great for our physical health, it’s the opportunity to chat with a trained listener in an outdoor environment that makes this activity really special. You choose the pace in this very different kind of wellness experience; one which genuinely caters for the needs of both body and mind.    Every Wednesday 9am 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month 9am. Venue: Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens. Suburb: Benowa. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Mental health recovery. Walking. Wellbeing workshops. Contact name: Griffith University, Richard. Contact phone: 0448 575 548. Cost: $5. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 9:00 AM – 9:45 AM. For more info visit www.walkandtalkforwellness.com.

Yoga beginners

A&H 2020-21 Term Based You CAN join in and enjoy these well-balanced and gentle classes that connect movement with breath. All classes are conducted by experienced yoga instructors, are appropriate for all ages and ability levels, and have a strong focus on the mind-body connection. Online bookings are essential. Venue: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga. Suburb: Mermaid Beach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation & Yoga. Contact phone: 5554 5440. Cost: $8 - $12. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. For more info visit asmy.org.au.

@Home A&H fitness strength

@Home citywide Enjoy these short time efficient HIIT Fitness Classes from the comfort of your own home. You will gain the benefits of cardiovascular fitness, strengthen and tone up your whole body. Options to suit most fitness levels using minimal equipment. Perfect easy to follow short classes that can fit into your busy day. Venue: @Home. Category: Active parents. Online. Group fitness. Contact name: Get Raw, Simone Kelly. Contact phone: 0415 578 114. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. For more info visit www.getraw.com.au.

@Home Meant to Move

@Home citywide Meant to Move – online self-paced 30 minute workouts for everyone.  From the comfort of your own space and in your own time Meant To Move provides you with fun & beginner friendly workouts designed with modifications and variations for different abilities. With Meant To Move you CAN increase your fitness, improve your strength and learn how to enjoy exercise in a supportive, safe and friendly way lead by a qualified fitness instructor who specialises in beginner fitness. Venue: @Home. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Online. Active parents. Group fitness. Contact name: Mee Active, Rachelle Ballard-Clayton. Contact phone: 0403 163 201. Cost: $5 per week. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM. For more info visit www.meeactive.lpages.co.

Deep water running

A&H 2020-21 Term Based These classes introduce beginners to basic moves and fitness in the water within a safe, supportive and inclusive environment. Venue: Mudgeeraba Aquatic Centre. Suburb: Mudgeeraba. Bookings required: No. Category: Aqua classes. Contact name: Mudgeeraba Aquatic Centre. Contact phone: 5530 5288. Cost: $12. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 9:15 AM – 10:00 AM.

A&H mums 'n' bub yoga

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Classes consist of gentle to moderate, safe, postnatal exercises with strengthening postures, stretching, breathing, meditation and relaxation techniques. Connect with likeminded mums with your bub by your side. Venue: Fradgley Hall. Suburb: Burleigh Heads. Bookings required: yes. Category: Active families. Yoga. Active parents. Contact email: alicia@happyfit.net.au. Contact name: Happy Fit, Alicia Ryan. Contact phone: 0438 155 322. Cost: $8. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Squash girls can

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Squash Girls Can is a fun, social introduction to the sport of squash. This is the perfect opportunity to try the sport for the first time or get back into it after time off with a group of like-minded women. Squash Girls Can will help develop squash skills and is a great way to get physically active as an alternative to the gym! Venue: Cararra Indoor Sports Stadium. Suburb: Carrara. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Contact name: Carrara Squash. Contact phone: 0410 342 376. Cost: $10. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM.

Yoga flow

A&H 2020-21 Term Based You CAN join in and enjoy these well-balanced and gentle classes that connect movement with breath. All classes are conducted by experienced yoga instructors, are appropriate for all ages and ability levels, and have a strong focus on the mind-body connection. Online bookings are essential. Venue: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga. Suburb: Mermaid Beach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation & Yoga. Contact phone: 5554 5440. Cost: $8 - $12. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. For more info visit asmy.org.au.

Yoga flow

A&H 2020-21 Term Based You CAN join in and enjoy these well-balanced and gentle classes that connect movement with breath. All classes are conducted by experienced yoga instructors, are appropriate for all ages and ability levels, and have a strong focus on the mind-body connection. Online bookings are essential. Venue: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga. Suburb: Mermaid Beach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation & Yoga. Contact phone: 5554 5440. Cost: $8 - $12. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. For more info visit asmy.org.au.

@Home Kids’ multi-sports

@Home citywide Kids’ multi-sports with Gecko Sports for 2 to 5 years.  This is a fun, multi-sport fitness program for children aged between two and five. The online sessions allow children to practise fundamental gross motor skills such as kicking, catching and throwing by introducing them to the basics of different sports. Venue: @Home. Category: Active kids. Active families. Contact name: Jay Scott-Hunter. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

General Wellness Centre

A&H 2020-21 Term Based These group classes are run by a qualified exercise physiologist and are low impact with a high element of fun. The focus is on resistance training to decrease the rate of bone degeneration, improve muscle tone, improve stability and decrease the risk of falls. Call for class days and times. Venue: General Wellness Centre. Suburb: Robina. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Active rehab. Mental health recovery. Contact name: General Wellness Centre. Contact phone: 5630 4466. Cost: From $7. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 9:45 AM – 10:45 AM. For more info visit www.generalwellnesscentre.com.

A&H Kayaking

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Explore life on the water while meandering around our city’s beautiful waterways. Kayaking is a fun activity that can be done alone or with family and friends. It’s also a great way to connect with nature. Suitable for children aged six and older. Note the start time of the session will vary depending on the tides.  Location will be given when booking is confirmed. Suburb: Nerang. Bookings required: Yes. Contact email: info@vertecadventure.com.au. Contact name: Vertec Adventure. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.vertecadventure.com.au.

FabFit

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Group class specifically focused on toning the glutes, thighs and abs. This class is coach-led with all participants on their mat completing exercises using their body weight. Tallebudgera Leisure Centre You CAN help your mind and body become stronger by tapping into the wide range of activities at the Tallebudgera Leisure Centre. There are different types of classes to suit people of all abilities. So come along, check out the program and enjoy a drink in the café. Venue: Tallebudgera Active Recreation Centre. Suburb: Palm Beach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Tallebudgera Leisure Centre. Contact phone: 5669 2100. Cost: $3.90. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM.

Walk and Talk

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Walk and Talk for Wellness Walk and Talk for Wellness is an initiative developed by the Bachelor of Counselling team at Griffith University.The service offers walk and talk sessions with trained facilitators from the counselling program in the School of Applied Psychology. We know that being active, experiencing the outdoors, and connecting with others is important for our health, wellbeing and life satisfaction – so why not do them at the same time? And while the walking is great for our physical health, it’s the opportunity to chat with a trained listener in an outdoor environment that makes this activity really special. You choose the pace in this very different kind of wellness experience; one which genuinely caters for the needs of both body and mind.    Every Wednesday 9am 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month 9am. Venue: Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens. Suburb: Benowa. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Mental health recovery. Walking. Wellbeing workshops. Contact name: Griffith University, Richard. Contact phone: 0448 575 548. Cost: $5. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. For more info visit www.walkandtalkforwellness.com.

Walk and Talk

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Walk and Talk for Wellness Walk and Talk for Wellness is an initiative developed by the Bachelor of Counselling team at Griffith University.The service offers walk and talk sessions with trained facilitators from the counselling program in the School of Applied Psychology. We know that being active, experiencing the outdoors, and connecting with others is important for our health, wellbeing and life satisfaction – so why not do them at the same time? And while the walking is great for our physical health, it’s the opportunity to chat with a trained listener in an outdoor environment that makes this activity really special. You choose the pace in this very different kind of wellness experience; one which genuinely caters for the needs of both body and mind.    Every Wednesday 9am 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month 9am. Venue: Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens. Suburb: Benowa. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Mental health recovery. Walking. Contact name: Griffith University, Richard. Contact phone: 0448 575 548. Cost: $5. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 10:00 AM – 10:45 AM. For more info visit www.walkandtalkforwellness.com.

@Home A&H posture Pilates

@Home citywide This class is a mindful practice designed to strengthen and support your body. It uses functional movements focused on spinal stability and flexibility to improve posture and reduce injury. This class will target core strengthening, shoulder and spinal stability and move the spine safely through natural and neutral ranges of movement. Venue: @Home. Category: Online. Pilates. Contact name: Essense of Living. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.

@Home A&H posture Pilates

@Home citywide This class is a mindful practice designed to strengthen and support your body. It uses functional movements focused on spinal stability and flexibility to improve posture and reduce injury. This class will target core strengthening, shoulder and spinal stability and move the spine safely through natural and neutral ranges of movement. Venue: @Home. Category: Yoga. Online. Contact name: Essense of Living. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.

@Home Mindfulness

@Home citywide This beginners class is for everyone including those who have never done mindfulness before, who have tried before and found it difficult, or who would like to learn mindfulness to get through this challenging time. This real time online class will start with gentle yoga stretches. Then we will go through different types of mindfulness. Venue: @Home. Category: Online. Meditation. Contact email: info@yogabb.com.au. Contact name: Yoga BB, Kyoko. Contact phone: 0424 446 276. Cost: $12. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 10:00 AM – 10:40 AM. For more info visit www.yogabb.com.au.

A&H group fitness

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Group fitness classes are a fun and interactive way to get fit and healthy. A great workout for all ages and fitness levels, and to help you stay motivated. Classes include a combination of activities including strength, cardio, boxing and functional fitness movements. Funfit for all. Venue: Oxenford-Coomera Community Centre. Suburb: Oxenford. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Group fitness. Contact name: Oxenford-Coomera Community Youth Centre. Contact phone: 5529 8087. Cost: $2. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM.

Walk and Talk

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Walk and Talk for Wellness Walk and Talk for Wellness is an initiative developed by the Bachelor of Counselling team at Griffith University.The service offers walk and talk sessions with trained facilitators from the counselling program in the School of Applied Psychology. We know that being active, experiencing the outdoors, and connecting with others is important for our health, wellbeing and life satisfaction – so why not do them at the same time? And while the walking is great for our physical health, it’s the opportunity to chat with a trained listener in an outdoor environment that makes this activity really special. You choose the pace in this very different kind of wellness experience; one which genuinely caters for the needs of both body and mind.    Every Wednesday 9am 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month 9am. Venue: Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens. Suburb: Benowa. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Mental health recovery. Walking. Wellbeing workshops. Contact name: Griffith University, Richard. Contact phone: 0448 575 548. Cost: $5. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.walkandtalkforwellness.com.

Walk and Talk

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Walk and Talk for Wellness Walk and Talk for Wellness is an initiative developed by the Bachelor of Counselling team at Griffith University.The service offers walk and talk sessions with trained facilitators from the counselling program in the School of Applied Psychology. We know that being active, experiencing the outdoors, and connecting with others is important for our health, wellbeing and life satisfaction – so why not do them at the same time? And while the walking is great for our physical health, it’s the opportunity to chat with a trained listener in an outdoor environment that makes this activity really special. You choose the pace in this very different kind of wellness experience; one which genuinely caters for the needs of both body and mind.    Every Wednesday 9am 2nd and 4th Sunday of the month 9am. Venue: Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens. Suburb: Benowa. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Mental health recovery. Walking. Contact name: Griffith University, Richard. Contact phone: 0448 575 548. Cost: $5. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 11:00 AM – 11:45 AM. For more info visit www.walkandtalkforwellness.com.

@Home Kids’ multi-sports

@Home citywide Kids’ multi-sports with Gecko Sports for 2 to 5 years.  This is a fun, multi-sport fitness program for children aged between two and five. The online sessions allow children to practise fundamental gross motor skills such as kicking, catching and throwing by introducing them to the basics of different sports. Venue: @Home. Category: Active kids. Active families. Contact name: Jay Scott-Hunter. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

@Home A&H fitness strength

@Home citywide Enjoy these short time efficient HIIT Fitness Classes from the comfort of your own home. You will gain the benefits of cardiovascular fitness, strengthen and tone up your whole body. Options to suit most fitness levels using minimal equipment. Perfect easy to follow short classes that can fit into your busy day. Venue: @Home. Category: Active parents. Online. Group fitness. Contact name: Get Raw, Simone Kelly. Contact phone: 0415 578 114. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM. For more info visit www.getraw.com.au.

@Home A&H 5 to 12 years fitness

@Home citywide Primary school fitness with Gecko Sports for kids 5 to 12 years. You CAN get the kids moving and having fun with this online version of a multi-sport style activity. This is a great way to introduce youngsters to a variety of sports and fitness activities in a fun and non-competitive environment. Venue: @Home. Category: Active kids. Active families. Contact name: Jay Scott-Hunter. Contact phone: 0419 777 689. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

Kids' running All About Athletics

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Kids love running for fun and these groups are all about enjoyment. The sessions are held during school terms only and cater for beginners to intermediate level runners. Parents are welcome to attend but bookings do need to be made in advance. Please contact the relevant coach prior to attending your first session. Venue: Woodlands Park (formerly Somerset Park). Suburb: Mudgeeraba. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Running. Contact name: All About Athletics, Andrew Arkinstall. Contact phone: 0414 451 420. Cost: $5. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 3:45 PM – 4:45 PM.

Kids' running GC Run Co

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Kids love running for fun and these groups are all about enjoyment. The sessions are held during school terms only and cater for beginners to intermediate level runners. Parents are welcome to attend but bookings do need to be made in advance. Please contact the relevant coach prior to attending your first session. Venue: Pizzey Park. Suburb: Miami. Meeting point: Burleigh Bulldogs Soccer grounds. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Running. Contact email: goldcoastrunco@outlook.com. Contact name: Gold Coast Run Co – Whippet Run Squad (5 –12yrs), Amber. Cost: $12. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM. For more info visit www.goldcoastrunco.com.

Kids' running GC Running Academy

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Kids love running for fun and these groups are all about enjoyment. The sessions are held during school terms only and cater for beginners to intermediate level runners. Parents are welcome to attend but bookings do need to be made in advance. Please contact the relevant coach prior to attending your first session. Venue: Betty Diamond Sports Complex. Suburb: Tugun. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Running. Contact email: admin.gcra@bigpond.com. Contact name: Gold Coast Running Academy, Mel. Contact phone: 0422 373 631. Cost: $5. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Kids' running GC Running Academy

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Sprint training. Kids love running for fun and these groups are all about enjoyment. The sessions are held during school terms only and cater for beginners to intermediate level runners. Parents are welcome to attend but bookings do need to be made in advance. Please contact the relevant coach prior to attending your first session. Venue: Betty Diamond Sports Complex. Suburb: Tugun. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active kids. Running. Contact email: admin.gcra@bigpond.com. Contact name: Gold Coast Running Academy, Mel. Contact phone: 0422 373 631. Cost: $5. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

Pickleball

A&H 2020-21 Term Based Come and try the latest craze and have a game of pickleball! Pickleball is a fun and social sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis and table tennis. Instruction and equipment provided. The game is easy to play, is suitable for all ages and the first session is free. Suburb: Miami. Meeting point: Miami Seniors Tennis Centre, Pacific Avenue. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Active ageing. Active families. Recreation. Sport and recreation. Contact email: info@goldcoastpickleball.com.au. Contact name: Gold Coast Pickleball Association. Contact phone: 0438 118 899. Cost: First session free then $7– $12. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM. For more info visit www.goldcoastpickleball.com.au.

A&H Twilight Yoga

A&H 2020-21 Term Based A magical twilight restorative yoga class promoting relaxation and rest at the end of the day. You will be taken through a gentle yoga flow, surrounded by twinkling fairy lights, generating heat before being lead through a beautiful guided meditation as we welcome the night and give thanks to the day. Suitable for all levels. Please bring your own mat or towel. Venue: Federation Park. Suburb: Broadbeach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact email: dhamer2@hotmail.com. Contact name: Jen Hamer. Contact phone: 0435 100 777. Cost: $5. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM.

Meditation

A&H 2020-21 Term Based These guided meditation classes include yoga, breathing, relaxation and meditation techniques to comfort the body and calm the mind. Online bookings are essential. Venue: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga. Suburb: Mermaid Beach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation & Yoga. Contact phone: 5554 5440. Cost: $5. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 5:30 PM – 6:30 PM. For more info visit asmy.org.au.

@Home A&H functional fitness

@Home citywide Enjoy this entertaining yet functional fitness class led by experienced fitness professional, Hunter Paltridge. This 35 minute class will take you through a warm up and a series of exercises which can be adapted to suit your fitness and mobility levels. Venue: @Home. Category: Active ageing. Active parents. Group fitness. Contact name: Hunter Paltridge. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.youtube.com.

@Home A&H Yin Yoga

@Home citywide Detox and cleanse the body and mind with this purifying yin practice. Release whatever no longer serves you, whether that be a past memory, a limiting belief or an unwanted feeling or emotion. Venue: @Home. Category: Online. Yoga. Contact name: Essense of Living. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.

Yoga beginners

A&H 2020-21 Term Based You CAN join in and enjoy these well-balanced and gentle classes that connect movement with breath. All classes are conducted by experienced yoga instructors, are appropriate for all ages and ability levels, and have a strong focus on the mind-body connection. Online bookings are essential. Venue: Australian School of Meditation and Yoga. Suburb: Mermaid Beach. Bookings required: Yes. Category: Yoga. Contact name: Australian School of Meditation & Yoga. Contact phone: 5554 5440. Cost: $8 - $12. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM. For more info visit asmy.org.au.

@Home A&H posture Pilates

@Home citywide This class is a mindful practice designed to strengthen and support your body. It uses functional movements focused on spinal stability and flexibility to improve posture and reduce injury. This class will target core strengthening, shoulder and spinal stability and move the spine safely through natural and neutral ranges of movement. Venue: @Home. Category: Online. Pilates. Contact name: Essense of Living. Cost: Free. Wednesday, September 23, 2020, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM. For more info visit www.essenceofliving.com.au.