The Positive Living Centre
The Positive Living Centre (PLC) is a vibrant and safe environment for all people living with HIV. The PLC's main aim is to enhance the health and well-being of HIV positive people, through the provision of social, emotional, recreational, and skills-based services and activities. Many services are provided free-of-charge and are delivered by a range of skilled facilitators, staff, and volunteers.
6 Oct 2017
Complementary therapies are health care treatments that supplement conventional medicine. They focus on improved health and wellbeing and strengthening the immune system. The Positive Living Centre offers a range of therapies. Bookings are required for massage appointments.
Massage is the manipulation of superficial muscles and tissues and is provided by a qualified massage therapist. Massage promotes wellbeing and relaxation and can improvement movement or reduce pain and soreness in particular areas of the body.
Yoga is a system of breathing exercises, postures and meditation. The name is a Sanskrit word meaning 'union', and the practices are designed to achieve the union of mind, body and spirit.
Activities are offered at the Positive Living Centre and supervised by trained professionals. They include:
- Muscles and curves classes: general exercise suitable for beginners and those with more experience
- Pilates: a low impact, relaxing exercise to build up core muscles and reduce back pain and trim waistline
- Tums and bums classes: high-energy exercise focusing on fitness and strength in a group environment.