YWCA Encore is a free 8 week program for all women who have ever experienced mastectomy, lumpectomy or breast reconstruction surgery at any time in their lives. It combines a gentle exercise program with information sessions to rebuild confidence and mobility and reduce or manage side effects of breast cancer treatment including pain, fatigue and lymphedema.

Upcoming sessions:

Hampstead Rehabilitation Centre – 207 Hamsptead Road, Northfield

2017 Term 4

Tuesdays 7:00pm-9:00pm

17 October – 5 December


Flinders  Medical Centre – Flinders Drive, Bedford Park

2017 Term 4 

Fridays 4:00pm-6:00pm

20 October – 8 December


To find out more about YWCA Encore contact Jemma Taylor on 82039400 or email 

If you are beginning an Encore program please complete the registration forms.

Please email completed forms to OR post them to YWCA Adelaide at 17 Hutt Street, Adelaide 5000


This research report by University of Adelaide Arts Intern Georgia Trahair explores the wellbeing impact of the YWCA Encore program.