Easy Moves for Active Ageing (EMAA®)


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About EMAA®

EMAA® is a two day competency based training course of demonstrations, practical sessions and assessments presented by physiotherapists.

EMAA® leaders are trained to conduct safe exercise programs, with a focus on core exercises for flexibility, strength and balance.  The training also expands skills and knowledge about basic anatomy, joint replacement, arthritis, dementia, falls prevention, communicating with other health professionals and precautions relevant to exercise with older people.


  • caters for the needs of less active, older persons living in residential care facilities and in the community
  • provides participants with a sound framework from which to conduct a safe and suitable exercise program
  • the training  includes a comprehensive Manual for ongoing reference
  • is mapped to Nationally recognised units of competency from the Sport, Fitness and Recreation Training Package SIS10 :
    •              SISCCRO001 Plan and Conduct Recreation Programs for Older Persons
    •              SISCCRO302A Apply Legal and Ethical Instructional Skills
    •              SISFFIT011 Instruct Approved Community Fitness Programs

Active Ageing Australia delivers the course in partnership with Sport SA (RTO No. 2280). 

All EMAA® leaders receive ongoing support from AAA and are offered opportunities for regular updates to reinforce and enhance the skills learnt in the initial training. Registered EMAA Leaders are entitled to all the benefits of AAA Membership, apart from voting rights.

'Great program - engaging, informative, easy to deliver and wonderfully presented'.

'Enjoyed the course. Fun, and feel confident to do a class'

'Very well run and enjoyable. No pressure. Learned a lot.'

'Thoroughly enjoyed the past two days. Leaving with a lot more confidence.'

'Love the interaction with other like-minded people and hearing their experiences'.


We are pleased to offer this training at a reduced price.   



  • $562 including GST, comprising:
    Electronic Version of 6th edition EMAA® manual  ($22)
    Two year EMAA® Leader Registration ($66)
    Two days' training ($474)
  • Discount Available based on your level of Active Ageing Australia Membership

Upcoming Dates

Mon 7th & Tues 8th August, Marleston, SA

Thurs 14th & Fri 15th September, Marleston, SA

Mon 16th & Tues 17th October, Marleston SA

Thurs 7th & Fri 8th December, Marleston SA

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In-House Training

We are happy to send our trainers to your organisation to conduct in-house training for staff at a time and location that suits you. To discuss your requirements and obtain a no obligation quote, please call Active Ageing Australia on (08) 7325 8420 or email admin@activeageing.org.au