HEAL


About the program

The Healthy Eating Activity & Lifestyle (HEAL) program helps people to develop lifelong healthy lifestyle habits.

The program is run over an 8 week period, with 2 contact hours per week:

  • 1 hour of gentle exercise
  • 1 hour of lifestyle education

You will receive health consultations:

  • at the start of the program
  • After 8 weeks of classes

If you are overweight or obese or at risk of developing lifestyle diseases such as type 2 diabetes or cardiovascular disease then HEAL is the program for you.

The exercise sessions are made up of low-moderate intensity physical activity that anyone can do. The groups are friendly, supportive people. The Education sessions will cover the following topics:

  • Your Health and Your Choices
  • Physical Activity
  • What is Healthy Eating?
  • Fat In Your Diet & Eating Out
  • Recipe Modification, Meal Planning & Budgeting
  • Label Reading
  • Making and Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle
  • Myths and Misconceptions & Non-hungry Eating

 

One-on-one health consultations to assess current health status, fitness, measure progress, plan an appropriate exercise program and provide ongoing support are also provided at the start of the program and after the eight weeks of classes.

 

Cost

The program costs $50 ($25 if you have a healthcare card). If you attend all 8 sessions you are also entitled to a $25 refund!

 

What Co-Health participants have said about HEAL

” HEAL is great fun, motivational and I’ve met some great people”

“This is the perfect kick up the bum for me, it has been really inspirational”

“The facilitators are excellent”

“The venue is very warm and welcoming and I like the fact that we can share our experiences”

“I use that card I was given whenever I go shopping”

See the home page for dates and details of the next HEAL program

For general enquires or to register your interest for future programs, please phone 0418 839 796 or email [email protected]

For more information about HEAL click here.

 

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