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Facilitator

Blind Sports and Recreation Victoria

Description

BSRV offers a range of FREE online fitness sessions for blind and vision impaired people to get fit at home, thanks to the Department of Social Services, who support the program. Blind Sports Volunteers are also welcome to join. Please join us. It’s a nice way to keep moving and feeling great all in the comfort of your own home.

All fitness levels are welcome, no equipment is necessary, and anyone who is blind or has low vision around Australia can join in. Volunteers are also welcome to join. We'd love to meet new walkers.


Weekly Schedule for our Online Fitness Sessions

Monday, Tuesday and Friday - YouTube Walking session coordinated by Robyn or Miriam
Wednesday - Energy Balance Class coordinated by Jenny
Thursday - Fitness Training Class coordiated by Lauren

How does a ZOOM walking fitness session work?
The ZOOM walking fitness sessions involve listening to an exercise session on YouTube, while BSRV’s Program Coordinator provides verbal explanations about some of the moves involved. Our Program Coordinator will also verbally describe some of the moves prior to the YouTube video commencing via the zoom link. Sessions run 30 to 45 minutes.
You can find more inforamtion on our Zoom Walking Fitness page

What is an Energy Balance class?
Jenny’s new class is all about balancing energy so that we can optimise our health and wellbeing.  The class will activate your energy, breathe and relax with soft flowing movements and slowly learn an 18 form program called Shibashi Level 1. Classes run 30 to 45 minutes.
You can find more information on our Energy Balance with Jenny page

Your personal Zoom fitness trainer - Lauren.
Lauren is an online-based health and wellness coach that has worked in the health industry for just over 9 years. Lauren has built up extensive understanding of movement, nutrition, mindset and human behaviour during this period and is an accredited fitness trainer, nutrition coach, yoga instructor and awareness coach, both in Australia and internationally. Classes run 30 to 45 minutes.
You can find more information on our Zoom Fitness Training page

When:

All sessions (Monday to Friday) start at 9.30am (dial in from 9.20am)

Where:

Enjoy any or all of these sessions in the comfort of your own home via Zoom or telephone dial in.

How to join in:

To find out more or to register to join our Fitness Online Program, please contact Jenny Dodd, Program Coordinator by phone: 9822 8876 or by email: jenny@blindsports.org.au


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