The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) represents an evolution in how we perceive and support individuals with disabilities in Australia. The scheme doesn’t merely cater to immediate needs but encourages long-term growth and development. The OpentraX Adventure Program, designed with young people at its core, aligns seamlessly with the NDIS’s vision under Short Term Accommodation (STA). This blog delves into this alignment, showcasing how adventure and positive results are achieved simultaneously
The allure of adventure is often synonymous with an adrenaline rush – the heart-pounding moments when scaling a height or navigating uncharted waters. But delve deeper, and you’ll find that adventure is a transformative experience. It’s a catalyst for profound change, especially for young people on the precipice of self-discovery. In this post, we venture into the transformative power of adventure programs for youth, weaving through self-confidence, teamwork, and personal development milestones achieved along the way.
Adventure therapy is a powerful tool in facilitating personal growth, social connections, and psychological healing. At OpentraX, our mission is to create enriching therapy experiences that transcend traditional boundaries and cater to the unique needs of our participants. Amidst this …
The program, led by experienced allied health practitioners, is designed around the principles of adventure therapy. It takes a holistic approach to wellbeing, focusing on enhancing physical fitness, emotional resilience, and social skills. Our team utilises evidence-based therapeutic techniques and aligns them with fun and engaging outdoor activities.
Overuse injuries in cycling often present with a more gradual onset than higher impact sports. “If you want to get fit, ride your bike.” That old saying is true enough, in a sense, but ignores a number of important truths. Riding your bike won’t protect you against injury, ensure good full-body condition, or guard you against developing physical imbalances.
[column width=”1/2″]There are times when you’re riding a new trail and come across a feature that seems impossible. Maybe it’s a rock garden featuring slippery angled stones with jagged edges or a log see-saw that’s just a little narrower than …
These riders have very little or no riding experience. These rides will be our easiest available and suitable for those who are wanting to learn to ride, as well as those beginners. It doesn’t matter if you’re young or if you’ve been around for a while. We’ve got this!
Bilateral coordination is the ability to perform movements on both sides of the body in a coordinated and organised way. It is an important developmental skill as it is used in everyday tasks such as…