Waves of Wellness Surfing Experience (WOWSE)
RSL Queensland is pleased to partner with Waves Of Wellness Foundation to deliver the Waves of Wellness Surfing Experience (WOWSE) as a FREE eight-week evidence based learn-to-surf program for veterans. It facilitates functional recovery, while promoting social inclusion, engagement and enhanced quality of life. The primary focus of the program is to introduce surfing to participants as a way to improve physical health, mental health and well- being in a neutral, non-intrusive environment. The program uses the ocean and surfing as a conduit to explore, stimulate and facilitate positive therapy outcomes.
Please note: This a learn to surf group, no prior surf experience is necessary, although anyone with surfing experience is also welcome.
All groups comprise of a 30-45 minute mental health 'expression session' on the sand followed by a learnt to surf component.
This program is free for veterans to attend with thanks to support from RSL Queensland.
To register for the program, visit: www.foundationwow.org/surf-therapy