Life Enhancement Action Program (LEAP) is a structured nutrition and exercise program that has been specially designed for persons living with HIV/AIDS (PLHIV).
The goal of LEAP is to provide participants with the skills, knowledge and confidence to continue with routine exercise and good nutrition.
How is the course structured?
LEAP is conducted over an eight week program, incorporating two one-hour exercise sessions and one one-hour nutrition education sessions every week. Exercise sessions are supervised by a qualified fitness instructor, with an individualised training regime provided by the completion of the program.
The nutrition education sessions are conducted as a group activity, by an Accredited Practising Dietitian. Groups are limited to 15 participants.
How can I get involved?
To participate, you must be HIV positive and be a registered client of Positive Directions. Medical consent must be provided by your doctor prior to commencing the program.
When are the courses held?
LEAP is held across the state at various locations close to transport. Contact your local Positive Directions team for more details.
Participants must be HIV positive, be a registered client of Positive Directions and be able to commit to the course.