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Join the Movement for Mental Health Challenge

TUNE IN to Movement for Mental Health Month this October. Grab your family, a friend or yourself and join this fun 4 Week Challenge.

Mental Health Month encourages communities to come together and emphasise the importance of mental health in the everyday lives of us all. Show your support for Mental Health Month by getting active for good Mental Health!

Mental Health Month encourages communities to come together and emphasise the importance of mental health in the everyday lives of us all. Show your support for Mental Health Month by getting active for good Mental Health!

Studies show that increasing your activity levels can help to overcome depression, reduce stress, manage anxiety, it makes you feel good, improves sleep and can help you think more clearly.

How to get involved

Movement for Mental Health is a 4 Week Challenge. Each week Mayo and Forster Private Hospitals will share the challenge for the week.

To Join:

1. Simply like our Facebook - Forster Private Hospital

2. Do the exercises and guided meditation shared each week.

3. Share a picture or comment on Facebook and add the hashtags #MoveforMentalHealth2020 & #TuneIn - this lets us know you've joined in!

The challenge includes simple fitness exercises that can be done outside, at work or even in the comfort of your own home, a guided meditation and fun ways to move on the weekend.

Demonstration Exercises

Mitchell - Exercise Physiologist at Mayo Private demonstrates the exercises.

Always consult your GP before beginning any exercise program to determine if it is right for you.

Movement for Mental Health Challenge 2020 - Demonstration Exercises

Week 1

Guided Meditation

Enjoy this 5 minute Mindfulness Mediation to reduce stress, anxiety and make you feel more grounded in your day.

Claudia Bakewall, Intern Psychologist, Mayo Private Hospital

LISTEN NOW


Week 1

Set your timer and work through the exercises for 7 minutes.

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Week 2

Set your timer and work through the exercises for 14 minutes.

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Week 3

Set your timer and work through the exercises for 21 minutes.


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Week 4

Set your timer and work through the exercises for 28 minutes.


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