Pinc & Steel

Cancer Rehabilitation Trust

Next Steps

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YOUR CANCER TREATMENTS ARE FINISHED.  WHAT'S NEXT?

Pinc NEXT STEPS is a group exercise program for women who have finished their main cancer treatment and want to take the next steps on their road to recovery.  The Program combines the best pilates, yoga and cardiovascular exercises for a workout that is specifially designed to help rebuild strength, flexibility and stamina.

The Program runs for one hour per week for ten weeks and is specifically designed to help women affected by cancer. It is suitable after any type of cancer surgery or treatment and accommodates all ages, fitness levels and mobility.

The program is delivered by certified PINC Cancer Rehab Physiotherapists and each class combines the very best pilates, yoga and cardio exercises for improving your health and fitness. Gentle, weekly take-home exercises and stretches are included.

 

“Many women find the period following active cancer treatment tough and face challenges transitioning back to their everyday lives. They need support to regain their health, and to improve their physical and emotional strength and quality of life. Pinc NEXT STEPS aims to help women recovering from cancer shift their focus from illness to wellness."  Lou James, PINC & STEEL Founder 

WHAT PINC NEXT STEPS AIMS TO DO FOR YOU

  • Improve strength and mobility
  • Increase energy levels
  • Strengthen core muscles and improve posture
  • Reclaim body confidence and control
  • Reduce treatment related side-effects
  • Improve stamina and fitness
  • Improve breathing and reduce stress
  • Help you to integrate regular exercise into your life
  • Allow you to laugh, relax and have fun
  • Connect with other women on a similar journey to you

LEARN TO LIVE WELL

Your PINC Cancer Rehab Physio will guide, support and encourage you through each Pinc NEXT STEPS class. They will adapt exercises within each class to suit your individual needs. The classes can be started at any level of fitness as the periods of exercise and rest are adapted as fitness, strength and stamina improve. Each session finishes with a yoga relaxation sequence to restore a sense of calm and confidence, and includes an opportunity to reflect on your journey and be inspired by your own progress.

Pinc NEXT STEPS benefits participants whether they attend one week or 10 years after their cancer treatment.

NEXT STEPS is an enjoyable way for you to give your health the priority it deserves!

Download the PINC Next Steps Brochure NZ

Download the PINC Next Steps Brochure in Australia

Download the Medical Approval Form 


The NZ Breast Cancer Foundation provides funding for 300 breast cancer patients to participate in the Next Steps programme for the period - August 2016 to July 2017 and to the value of $ 75,000 ( $250 per participant for the course). The Pinc & Steel Cancer Rehabilitation Trust funds women with other types of cancer to also participate in the programme. There is funding available for women with cancer to attend NEXT STEPS classes in the following regions:

Kerikeri, Whangarei, Orewa, Albany, Mt Eden, Ponsonby, Ellerslie, Howick, South Auckland, Hamilton, Mount Mauganui, Rotorua, Napier, Wellington, Nelson, Golden Bay, Timaru, Christchurch, Dunedin and Invercargill.