Classes - Wellington, Porirua, Kapiti

Wellington

Fierce Tiger Tai Chi Chuan School (Beginner)Fierce Tiger Tai Chi Chuan School (Intermediate)Fierce Tiger Tai Chi Chuan School (Advanced) | Movement for Health! | Yoga | Sit and Be Fit | Peeled Banana Fitness DanceShelly Bay Total Fitness classActivate (Kilbirnie)Activate Stability | Zumba Gold with Joy | Activate Yoga | Aligned Pilates | Activate (Freyberg Pools)  Swiss BallMafutaga Tagata Matutua PIPC | Steady as You Go | Ryman Healthcare Triple A Program | Ngaio Agile | Aquafit | Senior Exercise Class | Gentle Arthritis Exercise Class

Porirua/Tawa

Lite Pace Circuit - PoriruaLite Pace Circuit - TawaSmooth Movers

Kāpiti 

Ryman Health Triple A Program | Strength & Balance | Strong & Steady | Lite Pace Aerobics | Lite Pace Circuit | Sit & Be Fit | Precious Goldies - Dance for Fitness

Wellington


 

Fierce Tiger Tai Chi Chuan School

Beginner level (Gentle Start)

Tai Chi has gentle, slow, continuous and graceful movements. It has been verified by independent research to be valuable aid to health and fitness for all ages and abilities.

Location: Kilbirnie Community Centre, Bay Road

Times: Wednesdays 9.15am

Contact: Ferne McKenzie

Phone: 04 389 1433

Mobile: 027 420 0563

Email: Ferne.david@xtra.co.nz 

Cost: $5 casual


 

Fierce Tiger Tai Chi Chuan School

Intermediate level (Gentle Start)                                                                         

Tai Chi has gentle, slow, continuous and graceful movements. It has been verified by independent research to be valuable aid to health and fitness for all ages and abilities.

Location and times:

Brooklyn Community Centre, Harrison Street Thursdays 6.30pm - $10 casual, $35 per month

Karori Rec. Centre, Karori Road - Tuesdays 1.30pm - $10 casual, $35 per month

Kilbirnie Community Centre, Bay Road - Wednesdays 10.30am - $6.50 casual, $20 month

Miramar and Maupuia Community Centre - Thursdays 1.00pm - $2 causal 

Hataitai Bowling Club - Thursday 10.30am - $5 casual

Contact: Ferne McKenzie

Phone: 04 389 1433

Mobile: 027 420 0563

Email: Ferne.david@xtra.co.nz 

Cost: $6.50 casual, $20/25 per month

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Fierce Tiger Tai Chi Chuan School

Advanced level (Gentle Start)

Tai Chi has gentle, slow, continuous and graceful movements. It has been verified by independent research to be valuable aid to health and fitness for all ages and abilities.

Location: Newtown Community Centre, Rintoul Street

Times: Saturdays 11.00am

Contact: Ferne McKenzie

Phone: 04 389 1433

Mobile: 027 420 0563

Email: Ferne.david@xtra.co.nz 

Cost: $10 casual, $35 per month

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Movement for Health!

Gentle Start

Small, fun classes, running for 10 weeks. Specific exercises to improve lower limb strength, balance and general fitness. Aimed at the older adult, taught by physios, for a healthier independent lifestyle

Location: Island Bay Physio, 150A The Parade, Island Bay, Wellington

Times: Wednesdays 11.30am

Contact: Ruth Noakes

Phone: 04 383 8700

Email: islandbayphysio@xtra.co.nz 

Cost: $175 (10 weeks)

Website: https://www.islandbayphysio.co.nz/

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Yoga

Improve your strength, balance and flexibility with yoga. These classes suitable for all ages and ideal for beginners and intermediate level. 

Location and times:

137 The Parade, Island Bay - Wednesdays 9.30am

Miramar & Maupuia Community Centre, 27 Chelsea St, Miramar - Wednesdays 10-11.30am (during school terms)

Miramar & Maupuia Community Centre, 27 Chelsea St, Miramar - Mondays 6.30-8pm

Contact: Lalita Kasanji

Phone: 04 973 1081

Mobile: 021 0234 0383

Email: lkasanji@hotmail.com 

Cost: $10

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Sit and Be Fit

Gentle Start

A gentle, but fun and challenging exercise session. Works on strength, balance and mobility maintenance.

Location: Khandallah

Times: Thursdays 10.15am

Contact: Fiona McKenzie

Phone: 04 479 5420

Email: info@kthc.nz

Cost: $2

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Peeled Banana Fitness Dance

Fitness dance classes that focuses on cardiovascular fitness, strength and endurance as well as flexibility, coordination, agility, balance and posture. These dance classes use a range of new and older music, they ‘whisper exercise’ and ‘SHOUT fun’!! Suitable for all fitness levels.

Location and time:

Thistle Hall, Te Aro, Wellington, upstairs - Tuesdays 5:00pm

Arthur St. Entrance - Tuesdays 5:00pm (Class not currently running – please contact Lynne if interested)

100 Shelly Bay, Miramar, Wellington - Tuesdays 9:30am, Thursdays 9:30am and 6:30pm

Contact: Lynne Breed

Phone: 04 934 3920

Mobile: 027 441 6079

Email: lynnebreed@outlook.com

Cost: Run by the Term. Booking essential

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Shelly Bay Total Fitness Class


This is a group for anyone who enjoys the fun of exercising but does not enjoy the gym environment. This group likes the challenge of new kinds of exercise incorporating core body shapes and concentrated movements that incorporate use of bands and sometimes rings along with challenging cardio both inside and outside (when the weather allows). This exercise creates an all-round fitness programme that yields muscular strength, flexibility and cardiovascular fitness and is a fitness programme that leaves you completely energised. This group also has a strong social element that meets every Saturday at Chocolate Fish after a morning class for coffee and banter:)

Location: 100 Shelly Bay, Miramar, Wellington, New Zealand

Days/Times: Monday & Wednesday 6.30pm; Saturday 9.30am 

Contact: Lynne Breed

Phone: 04 934 3920

Mobile: 027 441 6079

Email: lynnebreed@outlook.com

Cost: First class is free, and a 10-trip ticket is $180

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Activate

Improve your health and wellbeing in a low impact class that includes cardio, balance and muscle conditioning in a fun, friendly environment.

Location: Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre, 63 Kilbirnie Crescent, Kilbirnie

Times:

  • Mondays 10:30am
  • Thursdays 10:30am

Contact: Club Active

Phone: 04 387 8029

Email: clubactive@wcc.govt.nz

Cost: Leisure card (gold card) $5.50 per class - free for members of Club Active

Website: https://www.clubactive.nz/ 

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Activate Stability

Gentle Start

Build your balance, strength and stability in a fun environment.

Location: Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre, 63 Kilbirnie Crescent, Kilbirnie

Time: Mondays 1:30pm

Contact: Club Active

Phone: 04 387 8029

Email: clubactive@wcc.govt.nz

Cost: Leisure card (gold card) $5.50 per class - free for members of Club Active

Website: https://www.clubactive.nz/ 

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Zumba Gold with Joy

Zumba Gold® is a low impact, Latin music inspired, Dance Fitness class that incorporates a range of fitness elements including cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility, balance and FUN! Zumba Gold® is a low impact, Latin music inspired, Dance Fitness class that incorporates a range of fitness elements including cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility, balance and FUN!

Location and times:

Churton Park Community Centre - Fridays 11:30am

Khandallah Town Hall - Tuesdays 11:00am

Newlands Community Centre - Mondays 1:00pm

Contact: Joy Davidson

Phone: 04 971 9952

Mobile: 027 776 1101

Email: joy.davidson64@gmail.com

Cost: $5

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Activate Circuit

Gentle Start

A gentle circuit using gym equipment with timed stations designed to improve strength and balance with a strong sense of community.

Location: Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre, 63 Kilbirnie Crescent, Kilbirnie

Times:

  • Tuesdays 10:00am
  • Fridays 10:00am

Contact: Club Active

Phone: 04 387 8029

Email: clubactive@wcc.govt.nz

Cost: Leisure card (gold card) $5.50 per class - free for members of Club Active

Website: https://www.clubactive.nz/ 

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Activate Yoga

Align body and mind with traditional poses that will bring improved flexibility, balance, mental strength, breathing and wellbeing.

Location: Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre, 63 Kilbirnie Crescent, Kilbirnie

Times: Fridays 11.00am – 12.00pm

Contact: Club Active

Phone: 04 387 8029

Email: clubactive@wcc.govt.nz 

Cost: Leisure card (gold card) $5.50 per class - free for members of Club Active

Website: https://www.clubactive.nz/ 

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Aligned Pilates

Pilates class to strengthen and balance the core, back, hips and arms which also includes standing and balance exercises. All levels are catered for as long as participants can get on and off the floor. Please bring your own mat and contact the instructor prior to attending your first class. Pilates class to strengthen and balance the core, back, hips and arms which also includes standing and balance exercises. All levels are catered for as long as participants can get on and off the floor. Please bring your own mat and contact the instructor prior to attending your first class. 

Location: Miramar Salvation Army Hall, 63 Miramar Ave.

Times: Mondays 10.45am

Contact: Sherry Cornish

Phone: 027 352 7676

Email: sherryc@xtra.co.nz 

Cost: $15. First class free

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Activate

Improve your health and well-being in a low impact class that includes cardio and muscle conditioning

Location: Freyberg pool and Fitness Centre

Times: Monday 11.15am

Contact: Gillian Christian

Phone: 04 801 4530

Email: Gillian.christian@wcc.govt.nz

Cost: Free for members, $5.50 for Leisure card holders

Website: https://www.clubactive.nz/ 

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Swiss Ball

Challenge your balance, core activation and coordination through a dynamic workout using Swiss Balls.Challenge your balance, core activation and coordination through a dynamic workout using Swiss Balls.

Location: Freyberg pool and Fitness Centre

Times: 

  • Wednesday 9.15am
  • Friday 11:45am

Contact: Tash O’Connor

Phone: 04 801 4530

Email: Tash.O’Connor@wcc.govt.nz

Cost: Free for members, $5.50 for Leisure card holders

Website: https://www.clubactive.nz/ 

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Mafutaga Tagata Matutua PIPC (Senior Exercise Group)

Gentle Start

Welcome to the Islands, you can hear Rarotonga drums, sway and hula to Polynesia music. Come enjoy the Pacific dance moves in a class designed primarily for seniors. We also get together for fortnightly swimming Wednesday 12.45

Location: Nokise House, Pacific Islanders Church Newtown

Times: Tuesdays 10.30am

Contact: Lafulafu Vanila Ekenasio

Phone: 021 075 4815

Email: lafulafu@xtra.co.nz

Cost: $5.00

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Steady as You Go

Gentle Start

Description: A community-based falls prevention programme to increase strength and balance. (Currently FULL)

Location: Johnsonville Community Centre - The Trust Room

Times: Mondays 12.00pm

Contact: Phyl Toomath

Phone: 04 237 0170

Email: mpdtoomath@xtra.co.nz

Cost: $2

Website: https://www.acwellington.org.nz/saygoexercise/

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Steady As You Go

Gentle Start

A community-based falls prevention programme to increase strength and balance.

Location: The Village Hall, Seatoun

Times: Tuesdays 11.00am

Contact: Lee McKenzie

Phone: 027 919 1045

Email: family.mckenzie@gmail.com

Cost: $2

Website: https://www.acwellington.org.nz/saygoexercise/

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Steady as You Go

Gentle Start

A community-based falls prevention programme to increase strength and balance.

Location and time:

Quaker Meeting Rooms, 7 Moncrieff Street, Mount Victoria (Currently FULL) - Monday, 11am

Tawa Community Centre, 5 Cambridge St - Monday, 1pm

St Mary’s Anglican Church Hall, 69D Discovery Dr, Whitby, Porirua - Tuesday, 11am

Koraunui Stokes Valley Community Hub, 184 Stokes Valley Rd - Tuesday, 11am

Vogelmorn Hall, 13 Vennell Street, Brooklyn - Tuesday, 1pm

Karori Community Centre, 7 Beauchamp St, Karori - Wednesday, 12pm

Newlands Community Centre, 9 Batchelor St, Newlands - Wednesday, 1pm

Island Bay Community Centre, 137 The Parade, Island Bay - Friday, 11.30am

Contact: Ann Dalziel

Email: communitysup@acwellington.org.nz

Cost: $2

Website: https://www.acwellington.org.nz/saygoexercise/

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Steady as You Go (Chinese class)

Gentle Start

A community-based falls prevention programme to increase strength and balance. CHINESE speaking class

Location: Thistle Hall, Cuba Street, Te Aro, Wellington.

Times: Thursdays, 10.30am

Contact: Ann Dalziel

Email: communitysup@acwellington.org.nz

Cost: $2

Website: https://www.acwellington.org.nz/saygoexercise/

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Ryman Healthcare Triple A Program

Gentle Start 

The Triple A programme (Ageless, Active and Aware) is available for Ryman village residents only. This circuit-based class is suitable for independent elders who are wanting to improve their strength, mobility and balance.

Location:

  • Rita Angus – Kilbirnie
  • Malvina Major – Khandallah

Times:  Information available to residents on the village Activities Calendar. Each Village offers at least 2 classes per week.

Contact: Speak to the activities coordinator in your village.

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Ngaio Agile

Gentle Start

Group strength and balance exercises for retired aged people, followed by coffee/tea afterwards.

Location: Ngaio Union Church, Ngaio, Wellington

Times: Mondays 10:30am-11:45am

Contact: Lionel Nunns

Mobile: 022 044 2505

Phone: 04 9380730 or 04 4797804 (Alyson) 

Email: lionelnunns@gmail.com

Cost: Gold coin

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Aquafit

Gentle Start

A fun aqua class with great music that uses water resistance to improve aerobic fitness, mobility, strength and balance in shallow water. A fun aqua class with great music that uses water resistance to improve aerobic fitness, mobility, strength and balance in shallow water. 

Location: Wellington Regional Aquatic Centre, 63 Kilbirnie Crescent, Kilbirnie, Wellington 

Times: Tuesdays 12.00am

Contact: Loren Martin

Phone: 04-387 5657

Email: Loren.Martin@wcc.govt.nz 

Cost: $5.50 with a leisure card (all gold card holders are entitled to a leisure card)

Website: https://www.clubactive.nz/ 

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Seniors Exercise Class

Gentle Start

Senior balance and strengthening - an exercise class designed for seniors which is focused on general strengthening and the prevention of falls.

Location: Khandallah Physio, Level 1, 17 Ganges Road Khandallah

Times: Monday and Thursday 11:30am-12:15pm

Contact: Ruth Humble

Phone: 04 479 7101

Email: physio@kpc.co.nz

Cost: $15/Class or 10 class membership ticket $110

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Gentle Arthritis Exercise Class

Gentle Start

A gentle, low impact exercise class featuring seated exercise to music, some standing balance exercises, joint mobility and coordination exercises.

Location: Kilbirnie-Lyall Bay Community Centre, 56/58 Bay Rd, Kilbirnie

Times: Monday, 10:30am – 11:30am

Contact: Deb Gully

Email: deb@frot.co.nz

Phone: 04 934 6366

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Porirua/Tawa


 

Lite Pace Circuit - Tawa

Gentle Start 

Low impact exercises for the elderly and anyone wanting to get active.

Location: Tawa Union Church, 6 Elena Place, Tawa

Times: Wednesday, 9.30am

Contact: Soul Ramese

Mobile: 027 286 4449

Email: Soul.Naisali-Ramese@poriruacity.govt.nz

Cost: FREE

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Lite Pace Circuit - Porirua

Gentle Start

Low impact exercises for the elderly and anyone wanting to get active.Low impact exercises for the elderly and anyone wanting to get active.

Location: Te Rauparaha Arena, 17 Parumoana Street, Porirua

Times: Tuesday, 9.30am

Contact: Soul Ramese

Mobile: 027 286 4449

Email: Soul.Naisali-Ramese@poriruacity.govt.nz 

Cost: FREE

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Smooth Movers

Gentle Start

An exercise class for those new to exercise or have been away from exercise for a few years. A fun class that includes strength, mobility, endurance and balance work.

Location: Athletes Village, Tawa Junction, Tawa

Times: Tuesday 10:30am

Contact: Julia McHale

Phone: 027 244 5185

Email: fitnessheavenly@gmail.com

Cost: $5

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Kāpiti


Ryman Health Triple A Program

Gentle Start 

The Triple A programme (Ageless, Active and Aware) is available for Ryman village residents only. This circuit-based class is suitable for independent elders who are wanting to improve their strength, mobility and balance.

Location: Charles Fleming, Waikanae 

Times: Information available to residents on the village Activities Calendar. Each Village offers at least 2 classes per week.

Contact: Speak to the activities coordinator in your village.

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Strength & Balance

Gentle Start

Live Stronger for Longer classes for over 60yo but suitable for all ages and stages. We support you to start at a level that is safe for you.

Location: Snap Fitness, 144 Kapiti Road, Paraparaumu

Times: Daily, Monday-Friday at 10.15am

Contact: Jemini Gray

Phone: 04 297 1192

Mobile: 022 630 5044

Email: paraparaumu@snapfitness.com

Cost: $4.00 per class

Website: https://www.snapfitness.com/nz/gyms/paraparaumu

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Strong & Steady

Gentle Start

Circuit style strength and balance exercise class that is designed for people aged 60+ years. Improve your strength, balance, flexibility and prevent the risk or falls or injury in a fun, friendly and supportive environment. All abilities are welcome! Each exercise can be tailored to suit you. Also suitable for those with neurological conditions.

Location: ExerciseWell, 33 Ihakara Street, Paraparaumu, Kapiti

Times:

  • Monday and Wednesday 11:00am
  • Monday 12:30pm (advanced class)
  • Tuesday 1:30pm
  • Thursday 1:00pm

Contact: Janey Goedhart

Mobile: 0226022369

Email: info@exercisewell.co.nz

Cost: Contact Janey Goedhart for details.

Website: https://www.exercisewell.co.nz/

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Lite Pace Aerobics

Gentle Start

Low impact aerobics/fitness class designed for those who want to exercise while reducing the impact on the body. Please note, staircase access only to this facility. 

Location: Bodyfix gym, 50 Main Road, Waikanae 5036

Times: Tuesdays 10.00am

Contact: Abigail Coburn

Phone: 04 904 5013

Email: gym@bodyfix.co.nz 

Cost: Contact Abigail Coburn for details.

Website: https://www.bodyfixgym.co.nz/

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Lite Pace Circuit

Gentle Start

Low impact circuit class designed for those who want to exercise while reducing the impact on the body. Please note, staircase access only to this facility.

Location: Bodyfix gym, 50 Main Road, Waikanae 5036

Times: Thursdays 10.00am

Contact: Abigail Coburn

Phone: 04 904 5013

Email: gym@bodyfix.co.nz

Cost: Contact Abigail Coburn for details.

Website: https://www.bodyfixgym.co.nz/

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Sit & Be Fit

Gentle Start

Low impact class designed for those who want to exercise while reducing the impact on the body. Involves chair exercises and low impact standing exercises. Please note, staircase access only to this facility.

Location: Bodyfix gym, 50 Main Road, Waikanae 5036

Times: Thursday, 11.00am

Contact: Abigail Coburn

Phone: 04 904 5013

Email: gym@bodyfix.co.nz

Cost: Contact Abigail Coburn for details.

Website: https://www.bodyfixgym.co.nz/

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Precious Goldies - Dance for Fitness

Gentle Start

Class focuses on all elements of fitness: cardiovascular, muscular conditioning, flexibility and balance!

Location: Kapiti Village - Metlifecare Retirement Village, 1 Henley Way, Paraparaumu

Times: Monday, 9am

Contact: Rebecca Smith

Email: rebeccapaulsmith@gmail.com

Mobile: 027 4126965

Cost: $6 for a class. Or $50 for a 10-clip card + 1 Free clip and $25 for a 5-clip card.

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