Lungs in Action is about to launch in Townsville under the instruction of local fitness instructor Elizabeth Puopolo. Starting on July 2nd 2014 Lungs in Action will be held at Heatley Community Centre, Townsville. Classes will run Wednesday & Friday from 10:00am – 11:00am To express your interest in attending this group or to find out more, please call Elizabeth on 0409 216 767.
PACE Health Management have recently added another class to their Rosebud Lungs in Action Program. Exercise Physiologist Jessica Woods is now running classes on Tuesdays at 12pm and Fridays 1pm. Rosebud Physiotherapy Clinic42-44 Boneo Road Rosebud , VIC 3186 Phone: Jessica Woods 03 5986 3655
Lung Foundation Australia are excited to announce that SA’s first Lungs in Action class is now up and running in Adelaide. Exercise Physiologist Sara Slayman will be running Lungs in Action classes at Adelaide Exercise Physiology in Woodville Park. Classes will run every Tuesday at 2pm. 699 Port Rd, Woodville Park, Adelaide SA. Contact Sara more information or to express your interest on 08) 8244 0450
Exercise Physiologist Vicky Graham will be running Lungs in Action classes at True North Wellness in Albany Creek starting April 1st, 2014. Classes will run in Tuesdays at 11am. 5/691 Albany Creek Rd Albany Creek Contact 07 3325 3678 for more information or to express your interest.
Due to an increase in demand Healthy Lifestyle are excited to announce an additional Lungs in Action class in Ryde. On top of the already existing Lungs in Action class run on Fridays at 2.35pm, they are now offering a Monday 11am time slot. If you live in the Ryde area, have completed Pulmonary or Heart Failure Rehabilitation, and are looking for a a safe and support exercise class to maintain your physical gains don’t hesitate to call Teresa Gray from Healthy Lifestyle on 02 ) 8877-5302 for more information, or to express your interest. Remember Lungs in Action is also a fun weekly social gathering!
For many people living with a chronic lung condition, attendance at a weekly Lungs in Action class becomes a vital part of maintaining their overall quality of life, and ensuring they can continue to enjoy the finer parts of life; like going on a cruise. Green Apple Wellness client Lesley Hadden recently provided his Lungs in Action instructor Libby a heart warming testimonial, which highlights what Lungs in Action means to his life, what an impact it has had to his health and wellbeing. Click here to read: Testimonial – L Haddin green apple Green Apple Wellness Centre runs Lungs in Action classes on a Monday and Wednesday from their location in Bald Hills, QLD. To find out more on this specific program contact Victoria Gill (07) 3261 1249. For all other Lungs in Action enquiries call Lung Foundation Australia on 1800 654 301 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Great News for Lungs in Action Instructors Across the country! Lung Foundation Australia and the Lungs in Action program have recently been listed on the Healthy Living Network after successfully meeting required standards under the Healthy Communities Quality Framework registration. The Healthy Living Network is a website which provides Community members and health professional’s access to a range of activities, providers and programs which have met the quality standards of the Healthy Communities Quality Framework. The Healthy Living Network team will be assisting Lungs in Action facilitators to complete licensee and activity registration, which will than allow their activities to be listed and searchable on the Healthy Living Network. A search function on the website allows users to find a variety of activities, such as walking groups, and indoor or outdoor exercise classes in your local area and surrounding suburbs by entering in your postcode. www.healthylivingnetwork.com.au email@example.com 1300 HLN 000 If you are a Lungs in Action instructor and haven’t yet obtained information on how to register with Healthy Living Network, contact the Lungs in Action program manager on firstname.lastname@example.org
Although originally developed for the Australian market, the Lungs in Action online only theoretical component is available to exercise and health professionals across the world. Recently Lung Foundation Australia obtained some great feedback from Gill Robinson, Exercise professional & Manger of the Milton Keynes Community Cardiac Group in the United Kingdom. Gill, in addition to her colleagues an occupational therapist, and physiotherapist recently completed the Lungs in Action Online Theory course and have found it extremely beneficial in filling in gaps in their knowledge, and making them feel more confident in dealing with the COPD client group, in addition to heart failure patients. Lung Foundation Australia greatly appreciates the kind words, and is thrilled that the training played a significant part in helping a team in the UK deliver a more competent and confident team and program for their community members who are suffering from a chronic lung conditions. To view Gill’s full testimonial please click the link below:
It’s going to be a big 2014 for Lungs in Action! With 16 new classes in the pipeline to commence throughout the year make sure you visit our map locator to find a class closest to you! So far in 2014 additional classes have been added to both the University of Tasmania Launceston group and University of Canberra group. In addition there are two more locations available on the central coast at Toukley & Budgewoi. To view all the Lungs iN Action classes across the country, and for further information on the above locations visit the map locator by clicking here.