Fitness from Home
Gyms and yoga studios may now be off limit but many have pivoted to offering online fitness and meditation programs that are easy to follow and fun and inexpensive to try. It is now more important than ever to stay fit, healthy and mentally strong.
The COVID-19 pandemic has changed every aspect of our lives, making everyday activities a challenge. While sitting on the couch and bingeing Netflix may sound appealing in the short term, the lockdown doesn’t have to impact our physical and mental fitness. Gyms and yoga studios may now be off limit but many have pivoted to offering online fitness and meditation programs that are easy to follow and fun and inexpensive to try. It is now more important than ever to stay fit, healthy and mentally strong.
Universal Practice at Home
With a studio in Malvern Road, Universal Practice at Home is an online platform enabling all ages and fitness levels to access a large range of Pilates, yoga, strength training and mediation classes. Guided schedules can be tailored to your own specific requirements.
St Kilda based Ihana Yoga are now running all their yoga classes online. They are offering their members both daily live-streamed classes as well as a selection of pre-recorded classes.
Revolution Personal Training
The personal trainers at South Melbourne’s Revolution Personal Training have developed a series of online training programs that require little or no equipment. The virtual live-streamed classes progress over a 13 week cycle. They meticulously test and measure your performance throughout the program.
Happy Melon in Armadale has also adapted to the new normal with their HM Live sessions. For members, a full range of their classes including Pilates, Yoga, meditation and dynamic fitness can now be live streamed on Zoom. They are offering a 1week introductory program to new and existing clients.
Using the Les Mills Virtual workouts, Your Gym in Surrey Hills provides an amazing work out from your own home with pumping music, leading edge choreography and world class instructors delivering a totally immersive fitness experience.
Balwyn Sports & Physiotherapy Centre
If you have gone a little too hard in one of the online exercise classes and suffered a strain then the physios at Balwyn Sports & Physiotherapy Centre are offering Telehealth consultations via video conferencing. They will be able to virtually assess your injury and advise a rehabilitation program.
Balwyn’s boutique Pilates studio, Endless Lifestyle, is now offering both mat Pilates and Bootybarre sessions online. Their modern and balanced approach to exercise helps correct muscle imbalances and strengthen the body as a whole.
Snap Fitness 24-7 in Camberwell is seeking to motivate home fitness with an At-Home Challenge for members. In addition to 28 days of home workouts, daily videos, nutritional guides and support from trainers they are running a competition in which entrants could win $10,000 in cash.
The team at Hampton’s Sweatmaster have generously offered members who continue membership payments the loan of a variety of equipment including dumbbells, mats, spin bikes and bands so that they can continue their exercise programs at home. Members will also be able to tune into virtual group and technique classes.
Yoga studio Warrior One in Brighton have designed an online studio to support ongoing yoga practice. They are offering both on-demand and live classes with new classes added every week all featuring their regular instructors. A variety of yoga styles are provided including Vinyasa Flow, Yin Yoga, Meditation and Beginner yoga.
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