Nordic Pole – Tuesday 10:00am Shenton Park

Term 1, 2023:  7 February – 28 March (8 weeks)

Class Details:

In this land-based program, walking poles will be used for head-to-toe workouts when seated and standing.  The walking poles will provide the participants a unique way of improving their range of motion, core strength, balance and mobility. A great class for all abilities looking to try an alternative way to manage their arthritis!

The class will be led by Carol Benson-Hitch, who is a certified Nordic Pole instructor.

Venue: Seminar Room, Wyllie Arthritis Centre, 17 Lemnos Street, Shenton Park.
Cost: Please see ticket details below to view term class fees.
Class Times: Tuesdays at 10am


  • Nordic Poles will be provided to all participants attending this class.
  • All participants must be able to move independently move from seated positions in chair.

Registration Details:

  • If you are interested in joining after the registration closing date, please contact our staff to assist with your request.
  • You may only attend the day and time allocated for this class.
  • PLEASE NOTE: If you wish to attend more than one class per week, you will need to register for additional classes throughout the week.

To successfully complete registration, you must either:

  • Answer ‘No’ to all 6 questions (numbered 1 – 6) OR
  • Gain clearance from your GP/medical specialist PRIOR to participation in exercise if you have answered ‘Yes’ to one or more of the questions numbered 1 – 6

AOWA has put in place the following COVID-19 safety measures, where all service users and staff are required to:

  • Maintain physical distancing at all times keeping 1.5 metres from others.
  • Sanitise hands on entry and practice good hygiene.
  • Arrive up to 5 minutes before the class starts and wait outside in the reception foyer (physically distanced) until staff give clearance to enter the exercise area.
  • Sign in on entry to exercise area and answer required COVID-19 declaration questions, before the class commences.
  • Exit the exercise area promptly (within 5 minutes of the class ending) so staff can perform cleaning between classes.
  • Stay away from AOWA premises if you are feeling unwell (See this link for further information on Covid-19 symptoms)
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