Hydrotherapy Wellness

Hydrotherapy exercise classes combine the benefits of water therapy with invigorating movements to help you achieve improved strength, flexibility, and fitness. It is fantastic if you’re recovering from an injury, or find land based exercises painful and are seeking low-impact exercise options.

Why Choose Hydrotherapy Exercise Classes?

1. Gentle on Joints and Muscles: Water provides a buoyant and supportive environment that reduces the impact on your joints and muscles. This makes hydrotherapy exercise classes an excellent choice for individuals with arthritis, joint pain, or those recovering from injuries. You can exercise with less pain, strain and risk of injury, allowing you to focus on building strength and improving mobility.

2. Increased Resistance for Effective Workouts: On the other hand, the natural resistance of water offers a challenging workout without the need for heavy weights or high-impact movements. The resistance provided by the water helps to engage and tone your muscles, resulting in improved strength and endurance.

3. Improved Range of Motion and Flexibility: Performing exercises in water allows for greater freedom of movement. The buoyancy of water reduces gravitational forces, making it easier to stretch and increase your range of motion. Hydrotherapy exercise classes can be particularly beneficial for individuals with limited mobility or those recovering from surgery.

4. Cardiovascular Conditioning: Hydrotherapy exercise classes can provide an excellent cardiovascular workout. By incorporating dynamic movements and utilizing the resistance of water, these classes help to elevate your heart rate and improve your cardiovascular endurance.

5. Low-Impact and Safe: Water provides a cushioning effect, reducing the risk of impact-related injuries. Hydrotherapy exercise classes are suitable for all levels and can be modified to accommodate individual needs.

6. Reduced Swelling and Edema: Hydrostatic pressure assists in reducing swelling and edema by promoting fluid movement from the tissues back into the circulatory system. This can be beneficial for individuals with conditions that cause fluid retention or post-surgical swelling.

7. Enhanced Detoxification: The hydrostatic pressure of water helps stimulate lymphatic flow, aiding in the removal of toxins and waste products from the body. This can support the body’s natural detoxification processes and contribute to overall wellness.


  • Our classes run year-round at the Leschenault Leisure Centre Swimming pool on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1.30pm-2.10pm
  • You are required to complete one 40 minute Initial Assessment at the Clinic and one 40 minute individual session in the pool with a physiotherapist before commencing the class so they can craft your personal program.