What's up Doc? 🐰 Exercise Referral

I've successfully trained hundreds of GP, physiotherapist, practice nurse, health visitor and midwife referred clients to improve their medical condition. After a lifestyle consultation to evaluate their health, I designed, instructed and monitored their progress on a specific exercise referral programme.

Who is the Exercise Referral for?

I can also provide exercise instruction for groups and individuals who are not, affected by medical conditions or physically limited in any way. The Exercise Referral option specifically targets people who fit into one or more of the following categories:

🎯Someone previously referred by any health professional who has completed/partially completed a programme of exercise after having a GP Referral e.g. in a leisure centre, wishing to develop or maintain their health.

🎯Someone who has finished physio treatment and would benefit from continued specialised exercise guidance.


🎯Anyone living with a condition (such as, but not limited to the list shown) who is interested in learning how to maintain optimum physical health by working with an experienced trainer.


🎯Anyone with a motivation to build confidence in their exercise routine after injury, surgery or long term illness.

What happens next?

After a personal consultation (probably over a cuppa) I'll work with you to build a fitness plan that is agreeable, achievable and most importantly, fun!

Training clients with specialist requirements such as antenatal postnatal exercise, specific medical condition focused exercise or Postural Stability Instruction, requires a higher level of knowledge and more importantly experience. There is more preparation, more research and a highly level of cafe care involved to create a person centred approach. As such the following prices apply.

1-2-1 private training prices

1-2-1 Private consultation £30
This session is approximately 40 mins is very informal. It establishes goals, a discussion about your health, your exercise likes and dislikes and ultimately enables me to create an exercise plan to suit your needs.

Block booking of 5 x 1 hour session per week £225
Block booking of 10 x 1 hour session per week £400

The NHS and the UK Chief Medical Officer's Guidelines 2011 recommend a strength and balance training twice weekly. As such I'm also offering a twice weekly arrangement:

Block booking of 10 x 1 hour session twice a week for five weeks £350.00

Price includes complimentary tasters to any other session I'm running at the time of booking.

What do you get in an hour?

One typical hour consists of the following ingredients blended to your tastes and targets! 45 minutes of guided exercise at your pace and a 15 minute evaluation and education focus.

As part of any ten block booked sessions one hour will include a technical instruction session for two uniquely tailored workouts complimenting your personal exercise programme

All block bookings come with these benefits as standard:

✅Free 30 min consultation to update your home practice
✅Free fitness assessment (one per booking)
✅Agreed targets to help you maintain focus and momentum
✅Available support during office hours 9-5pm weekdays
✅Loan of suitable equipment (£10 deposit is required for this)
😃Free 30 min taster session in any style you choose (relaxation, bootcamp, strength & balance, Pilates) two of your friends when you buy a block booking of ten 1-2-1 sessions.

1-2-1s can include these benefits on request as one of your sessions:

Goal and intention setting
Introduction to relaxation techniques for self-healing
Tai chi movements for wellbeing taster
Diet advice based on basis nutritional analysis (referral system in place for clients needing further specialist guidance)
Weight monitoring if necessary
Stretching guidance
Exercise technique correction and postural alignment awareness
Blood pressure check if necessary

Do you know a group interested in getting active?

If you're interested in specialist sessions for your local group, get in touch. I can help. I can work with all of you on a personal level to create a programme of exercise that is modified to suit everyone. Best of all it won't feel like a chore (which let's face it, any boring exercise can be, boring). It'll be enjoyable, something to look forward to.

I'll take into account everyone's diet, exercise experience and lifestyle. I'll find out what we can do to get you all feeling revitalised through the right kind of movement. Whatever the challenge, I'll run a rewarding and positive session whilst being sensitive to individual needs.

Abergele-Hafod y Parc residents wellbeing session 2016

Managed and controlled conditions list

It's a snapshot. There isn't enough room for a working history! References and qualifications available on request. Got a question? Connect
Likewise, if you do have a health concern, don't forget to consult your doctor before starting to exercise.

☑️Respiratory Conditions
Asthma
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD)
Musculoskeletal Conditions
Rheumatoid or Osteoarthritis
Joint replacement
Simple mechanical back pain and lower back pain
Osteoporosis

☑️Cardiovascular Conditions
Hypertension
Angina
Irregular heart rhythms

☑️Neurological Conditions
Stroke
Parkinson's
MS

☑️Psychological/Mental Health Conditions
Depression
Dementia
Stress
Anxiety
Low confidence
Post-natal depression

☑️Metabolic/Immunological Conditions
Diabetes Type 1 and Type 2
Pre/post natal Conditions
Pubic Symphysis Dysfunction (pelvic girdle pain)
Postural stability problems (general back pain and weakened core)
Deconditioning
Hypercholesterolemia

After an initial lifestyle consultation, I'll design you a realistic measurable programme to support your independence. You'll be offered specifically tailored tools and strategies. You'll have fun, feel refreshed and relaxed after each session and that's a promise!

My enthusiasm will keep you motivated. I'll focus on your technique. Make sure you're capable of doing your homework. Yes. Some exercise homework. By putting in the effort, finding out what's best for you and joining forces to set the right targets as a team, you WILL achieve your goals.

A little background...
Qualifying in 2007 as an Exercise Referral Professional and in 2009 as level 4 Specialist Instructor working with older adults for the prevention of falls and as
Postural Stability Instructor my role delivering education and physio style exercise for rehabilitation was based previously in the communities of Anglesey and Gwynedd.

Group tai chi movements for relaxation in Pentre Mawr Park Abergele 2017

At this point I think its' time to reward yourself! You read this page. Its' the first step to bringing real change to your health. I'm happy to help.
This is where you can start a YOUR very own fitness and wellbeing journey.
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