• GymFit

    Gentle exercise, rehabilitating - suitable for all ages.
    GymFitThis is a half hour gentle exercise class with no impact on joints. It is suitable for everyone, including people rehabilitating from injuries. Exercises include a gentle warm up and putting all joints through their range of motion. Strength training covers about 10 minutes and is suitable for all levels from easy to hard and participants choose their intensity level. Core exercises to strengthen the abs, back, shoulders, and hips are always done to the participants ability level with challenges offered. The class finishes with a cool down and stretches.
    • Debbie Waldin

      Debbie Waldin

      Enjoy your body, move and be healthy.

      Personal Trainer

      Gym & Class Instructor

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      Here are some of my philosophies on my classes.
      I believe that exercise should be something we do that we enjoy because we like the way we feel when we move our body. If you enjoy it then you look forward to it and don’t want to miss out! I think a day without exercise is like a day without sunshine!
      Enjoy your body move and be healthy.

  • Body Weight Stretch

    Full Body Stretch.
    Did you know that regular stretching is just as important as regular exercise. If you're like me, you probably neglect this aspect of your fitness regime, even though stretching has major benefits. Hopefully these reasons will inspire you to make it part of your schedule! Here are some of the main benefits of stretching: For Your Body
    • Helps improve flexibility (increases your range of motion)
    • Assists in correct posture by lengthening tight muscles that pull areas of the body away from their intended position (because of so much time at our computers, many of us have tight chest muscles which pulls the shoulders and head forward, leaving us with a hunched shoulder look)
    • Potential to decrease injury by preparing muscles for work before activity
    • Increases blood and nutrient supply to muscles, thereby possibly reducing muscle soreness
    For Your Mind
    • Even a short amount of time (10-15 minutes) of stretching can calm the mind, provide a mental break, and give your body a chance to recharge
    Skip the Pre-Workout Stretch
    • Instead of trying to stretch your whole body after every time you exercise, focus on a key area of the body each time. Spend longer on each stretch and include more stretches for each area. If you are aware of muscles that are tight, then focus on those
    Focus on the Muscles That Need the Most Help
    • Your muscles should be warm before you begin your stretching. Do a warm up before a workout that simulates the movements you'll be doing in order to warm up and prepare your body. Stretch after the workout when your muscles are already warm.
    • To get the most out of the stretching you do, here are some suggestions:
    Skip the Pre-Workout Stretch Your muscles should be warm before you begin your stretching. Do a warmup before a workout that simulates the movements you'll be doing in order to warm up and prepare your body. Stretch after the workout when your muscles are already warm. Focus on the Muscles That Need the Most Help Instead of trying to stretch your whole body after every time you exercise, focus on a key area of the body each time. Spend longer on each stretch and include more stretches for each area. If you are aware of muscles that are tight, then focus on those    
    • Nina Garland

      Nina Garland

      Class Instructor Administration  

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  • Yoga

    Gentle Yoga practice to rejuvenate your whole body and mind.
    Exploring Yoga with Sarah Rutter-Smith Free Masons Centre Hall. Located in PARKER AVENUE, opposite Power Street. Join us for a 1 hour Gentle Yoga practice to rejuvenate your whole body and mind. A great class for those new to yoga or returning to practice after a long absence. Offering a safe and welcoming environment to explore yoga’s many benefits, classes include breath work and a brief meditation, warm ups, poses to increase strength, flexibility and balance, and relaxation techniques. New poses and variations will be explored each week. About Sarah Qualified & Experienced Yoga & Classical Pilates Instructor! We’re all motivated by different things but essentially, there’s something within all of us that wants to help, inspire and serve other people in some way. Because I believe in the transformative, healing, rejuvenating, restorative and uplifting powers of yoga, I’m driven to support and encourage people to step on the mat and keep returning back. And I feel that by doing that, I’m making a positive difference.
    • Sarah Rutter-Smith

      Sarah Rutter-Smith

      Yoga & Pilate Instructor Administration Gym & Class Instructor  

      Yoga & Pilate Instructor

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  • Thera-Band Workout

    Strengthen & Tone
    Thera-Band Workout 15min class to strengthen and tone the entire body! Suitable for all fitness levels.
  • Gym-Stick Muscle/Balance

    Low Impact Strength Training
    Gym-Stick Muscle/BalanceGym-Stick Muscle/Balance is Low impact, muscular strengthening & endurance, increasing flexibility and toning
  • Pilate

    Benefits of Pilates for everyone
    Pilates Benefits of Pilates for everyone- the benefits of Pilates have been particularly noted in older adults. Older adults are more likely to suffer from symptoms of arthritis, including stiff & painful joints. Pilates practice has also been lauded for its ability to help prevent injury. Even adults undergoing serious rehabilitation therapy can use Pilates to increase their range of motion and overall muscle strength.
    • Adele McCartney

      Adele McCartney

      Pilate Instructor

      Pilate Instructor

      Hi, I am Adele McCartney. I started doing pilates at Fitstop Heath & Fitness Centre close to 10 years ago after a sports injury. Pilates was recommended as a good rehabilitation programme as my torn muscle repaired, but I discovered after a couple of months that it had far more long reaching positive effects on my body – stabilising and strengthening my core, relieving back pain and over a period of time increasing my general strength and flexibility. I eventually had the privilege of replacing my original instructor and continuing to pass on these bonuses to others. My class includes a range of pilates exercises on floor mats and standing, and is suitable for beginners/intermediate and those who wish to push their stretches to an advanced level. I love to hear how pilates has helped class participants to have better quality lives. I know I can’t do without it now. My class is at 5.30PM on Thursday evenings in the Queen Street Chapel Hall.
      I would love to have you come and join our friendly class!

  • Butt Abs & Thigh’s

    Re shape,lift and firm your problem areas
    Forget your swimsuit woes, re shape, lift and firm your problem areas with exercises that specifically target your butt, abs and thighs all at the same time. Fire up your fat burning, build lean muscle in your abs and thighs, lose belly fat and lift your booty the fun way.
    • Nina Garland

      Nina Garland

      Class Instructor Administration  

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