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Students working out as part of a DeakinACTIVE fitness class at Waurn Ponds

6 February 2023

Feel fit and fabulous this February with DeakinACTIVE!

Ready to get your fitness firing for exams and the new study year? 

As we kick off February we’re still blessed with beautiful summer weather and it’s the perfect time to enjoy our great outdoors. But if you’re feeling a little rusty from an indulgent holiday season or could use some help reaching a specific fitness goal, the team at DeakinACTIVE are here to help!

No matter what your New Year’s resolutions may be, we can help you make the most of the year ahead by showing you how to increase your energy, reduce feelings of stress and feel more connected to your fellow students.

Ready? Let’s get started!

Choose your February challenge

We have two great fitness challenges to get you revved up this month! Join us via the DeakinMOVES app.

Terms and conditions apply so check out more details on the DeakinMOVES app, and keep watching the DeakinACTIVE Instagram and Facebook social channels for more info!

Group fitness classes are back!

Need some extra motivation to get moving? Join one of our group fitness classes! Our small group classes at Burwood and Waurn Ponds provide personalised training with a fun and social environment to help you get the most out of your workouts.

We have a variety of group fitness classes on offer – morning, lunchtime and evening classes – so you’re sure to find something to suit you. Check out what classes are scheduled on your campus via the DeakinMOVES app (remember to select your correct campus location) or on the DeakinACTIVE website

Want some personal training? Try our great offer 

If you’d like some extra personalised support to get into the gym, come speak with one of our friendly and professional personal trainers about what is best for you and your body – have a tailored training program developed just for you!

And right now, we’re offering three 30-minute personal training sessions for just $99!

You can buy this special offer pack directly from the DeakinMOVES app or follow the ‘how-to’ steps on the DeakinACTIVE website.

Get exam-ready with our free wellbeing sessions

Remember we are still running free online wellbeing classes, so take some time out to stretch your body and relax your mind in between your study sessions with the following classes each week!

Do you know about our all-abilities Safe Spaces?

Be fearless. Be proud. Be accessible. Come and join the DeakinACTIVE Safe Space program! Every Wednesday from 7am–10am*, DeakinACTIVE invites people of all genders, abilities and identities to join the Deakin Fearless movement and train at any of our in-campus health facilities at no cost – and with no obligations.

If you have any kind of physical, sensory or mental disability, or are from the LGBQTIA+ community, we encourage you to come and work out with us. Lights will be dimmed and the music low for a welcoming sensory environment for everyone. The main aim is to get you all moving in a safe and welcoming environment and feeling comfortable to do so!

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