Pilates or Yoga? Yoga or Pilates? Do I really need to choose?

Ah, it’s an age-old question. Literally age-old. Both practices as they are today have been around for many, many, many years and have been proven to make a difference to health and wellbeing. Yoga and Pilates are not the same, of course, but they do share some key benefits and complement each other beautifully. It’s […]

Four benefits of doing exercise classes when you are over 60

Over 60? Wondering whether exercise classes will benefit you? Yes, they will! And not only physically, but mentally too. We asked our Just Believe Fit Mature Movers what benefits they have experienced from doing exercise classes. Here are the four key reasons. Enhance your experience of life When Anne retired recently, she thought she would […]

8 Reasons to Do Online Pilates Classes

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At Just Believe Fit, we have been offering Pilates and other online classes during Melbourne’s various lockdowns (so many!) In the beginning, it was just a stop-gap until we could get back into the studio, but then we discovered the many benefits of online classes… 1. The Cost Savings This is a no-brainer. It’s cheaper to pay for online Pilates classes […]

The best online classes for staying limber in lockdown

With indoor exercise being actively encouraged amid lockdown restrictions, ‘Barre’ as an exercise style is becoming more popular. Why? It is low impact. It incorporates the best of Pilates, Ballet and strength training. It is easy to adapt to a home environment and best of all it is safe and effective. At Just Believe Fit, […]

Why DANCE offers more than just improving FITNESS for older adults.

The Just Believe Fit dance class ‘FIND YOUR GROOVE’ for mature movers is joyful in more ways than one. Class teacher, the beautiful Joy, brings a wealth of dance experience as well as her joyful exuberance to the sessions. Here she talks about the benefits of dance, her own experience, and the unexpected joy in […]

Pilates for Beginners: Explore the Core

Pilates is a great way to build muscle strength to improve posture, balance, and flexibility. It is not only suitable for fitness enthusiasts; it’s perfect for beginners. If you want to sign up for an introductory Pilates class at Just Believe Fit, there are a few things you should know. What exactly is Pilates? Pilates […]


Do you want to lose weight?

At Just Believe Fit, we believe it’s time for you to start GAINING, not losing. Let us explain. It’s not that you won’t lose weight by starting to move and doing these classes. It’s just we don’t want you to focus on losing when you come to Just Believe Fit. We want you to focus […]


Mat Pilates classes online and in the studio

Just Believe Fit is one of Thornbury’s most-loved wellness studios, providing Pilates classes to the local area. The Pilates classes are part of a diverse offering of wellness classes, including Yoga, Barre, stretch and strengthen classes, dance, and classes tailored especially for people as they get older. This little studio with heart is nestled in […]

Let’s Twist Again: 3 Benefits of Yoga Twist poses

A good ol’ twist after a day of sitting at the desk is a satisfying way to relieve tension and realign the spine. Here are a few more reasons to add spinal rotation to your movement routine. 1. Twists Boost Your Digestion Twists aid digestion and help our food move along. If you have gut […]