Thornbury Benefits from the Butterfly Effect

Just Believe Fit is behind a new initiative to bring the Thornbury community together over a shared art piece of laneway art. The aim is to bring life to the entire laneway between Raleigh and Gooch streets with a huge mural featuring butterflies in different sizes and colours sponsored by people who live, work or…

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Paralympian Lisa’s Just Believe Fit Journey

Meet Lisa. The Northcote resident, a wheelchair basketball player who was part of the silver medal-winning Australian team at the 2004 Summer Paralympics, has been bringing her razor-sharp wit to entertain us at Just Believe Fit — I mean she has been coming to work out — and has already noticed the difference in her day-to-day life. “The…

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It’s Time to Detox. How? Do Yoga

Now a long cold Winter is behind us and Summer approaches (and the eating fest that is Christmas) it’s a great time to think about detoxing our bodies so we can feel lighter and happier this season. The stress of everyday life can be toxic. Many people are in a constant state of stress and…

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Instructor Spotlight: Get to Know Eve

We are loving having Eve back from New Zealand and teaching yoga at Just Believe Fit again. JBF director Marisa says her classes are “as velvety as melted chocolate”. Get along to one soon if you haven’t been. (She is teaching Tuesday 6pm yoga.) As well as yoga training, she also has a Masters in…

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Here is how you make getting fit FUN

Who knew getting fit could be so fun? Welcome to DanceFit. Guaranteed to make you feel good, it’s lively, it’s loud and it’s very very fun. The health and wellbeing benefits of dancing are many. Dancing can be a way to stay fit for people of all ages, shapes and sizes. It has a wide…

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When you can’t the find extra time to exercise, just use the time you have!

Technological advancement and automation of every day tasks has robbed us of the physicality of life. They have created a need for us to add exercise into our day to keep our bodies fit and healthy. Ironically, the more time saving devices we have, the busier we become and the harder it is to use that saved time to undo the mental and physical stress of being busy!
Maybe we don’t have to find more time, we just have to use the time we have more effectively. A creative mind set and a sense of humour could be the key to integrating simple flexibility, stability and strength exercises cumulatively into our day.

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Instructor Spotlight: Get to Know Jemma

The latest instructor spotlight is on our Pilates instructor Jem King. Jem has made following her passions an artform. She’s a wonderful Pilates teacher, talented photographer, and … find out about her other, very noisy, pursuit, by reading on. When did you first fall in love with Pilates?I was in love with Pilates from the…

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Try this Class for an All Over Mind Body and Soul Workout

The pairing of high-intensity interval training (HIIT) and Chi Flow might have you scratching your head, but come along and you will discover it’s a perfect match. You might be familiar with HIIT (High-Intensity Interval Training) by now. It intersperses short bursts of intense activity with rest periods. It’s been having its heyday, and with…

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What the Total Body Tone Class Can Do for You

Is Total Body Tone for me, we hear you ask? Yes, and here’s why… This focused strength and conditioning class uses a mix of 1- 5kg hand weights and resistance bands. It is a class that changes every week and is choreographed to lively music. You can scale up or down according to your needs…

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Instructor Spotlight: Get To Know Phoebe

In this, the latest in our series of spotlights on Just Believe Fit teachers, you’ll find out more about our truly lovely vinyasa yoga teacher Phoebe. Even if you haven’t been to one of Phoebe’s classes, you might feel like you’ve seen her before – that’s because she’s pretty much the face of Just Believe…

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