The Junction Physiotherapy & Pilates Centre T/A Pilates or Life
1/ 15 Kenrick St, The Junction NSW 2291
Also Services: Newcastle
Pilates for Life is a fully equipped and modern studio offering many classes and courses in Pilates as well as Physiotherapy and other programs including Fit-4-2 pregnancy and mums n bubs exercises classes.
Our Fit-4-2 classes aim at strengthening your back, abdominal and pelvic strength as well as your fitness and flexibility to help you through pregnancy.
Our Pilates classes are a total body-conditioning workout, suitable for any body, regardless of age, shape or size. Everybody can benefit from Pilates!
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The Pilates for life studio is operated by accredited pilates instructors as well as qualified physiotherapists. An initial assessment is done with our founder Kirsten to ensure your program is individually designed to meet your needs and to ensure that the program is safe and effective. You will then be placed in an appropriate class. All of the class instructors are fully qualified and accedited Pilates instructors.
Megan R's baby girl Audrey and sister Lucy as well as mum n dad!!... read more
Fri 1st Jun
Wow Aria is 6 weeks old already - Check out how Kate is doing!... read more
Fri 1st Jun
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Fri 1st Jun
Congratulations to Emily Crisp on the birth of baby number 5 a little girl... read more
Thu 31st May
Nita will Be meeting her baby daughter today ! How exciting - Wishing You all... read more
Mon 28th May
Friday 25 May - Lily Josephine Oksanen is here!!! Born at 4.28pm, baby sister... read more
Mon 28th May
Birth Announcement- Hi Kirsten! So thrilled to let u know my husband Greg &... read more
Tue 22nd May
Chealsea and Emerson Joshua Hunt!! one of our leap year babies 29 feb !... read more
Tue 22nd May
Natural Moms Podcast #153 | Katy Bowman on alignment, pregnancy, preventing... read more
Tue 22nd May
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Mon 21st May
Our Team Profiles
Pilates instructor and AromatherapistProfile
Faye is a qualified Aromatherapist and Pilates instructor she is affiliated with The Australian Pilates Method Association (A.P.M.A.). Faye participated in rehabilitation Pilates for four years under the supervision of a physiotherapist after suffering a back injury. She was so impressed with the results that she decided to complete her Pilates instructor training at Spring Pilates in North Sydney (2006). Upon completing her training she was fortunate enough to work at Nowra Pilates for a year under the mentorship of Dorothy Curnow, a Pilates Trainer at the University of Technology, Sydney. Faye believes that Pilates is an invaluable tool for anyone who wishes to function at their best both mentally and physically and that Pilates greatly improves posture, strength, endurance and self image. Fayes goal is to provide clients with varied and challenging workouts utilising the mat, small equipment, wunda chair, reformer and trapeze table
Pilates, yoga and Gyrotonic teacherProfile
Rebecca is a Fully Comprehensive Clasical Pilates Instructor certified through Peak Pilates as well as a Gyrotonic Level 1 and 2 Certified Trainer. She begun her Authentic Pilates journey at The New York Pilates Studio London in 2000, working initially on reception to support herself through Drama School. Here ignited her passion for Authentic/Classical Pilates. She has since been actively involved in the body conditioning industry both in Australia and the UK, in private Pilates studios and Gyms. Rebecca possesses a desire for high standards in order to implement positive change both mentally and physically. Prepare to work hard and push your limits. Rebecca is available for Private, semi- private and small group studio tuition as well as her classical pilates and Gyrolates classes. Rebecca also teaches Vinyasa Power Yoga! In her spare time Rebecca enjoys Bikram Yoga, good food and wine and enjoying life!!!
Pilates instructor and Personal trainerProfile
Jodie is a certified Pilates instructor as well as having a certificate III and IV in Fitness which she obtained in 2003. Jodie has worked as a personal trainer as well as a Gym and Aerobics instructor. Jodie has long realised the importance of core stability and flexibility which led her to study Pilates in 2004 through the Australian fitness network. Jodies other passion is the sport of Muay Thai (kickboxing) having competed both locally and nationally. Jodie loves helping people reach their personal goals in health and fitness and offering basic advice in diet and nutrition. Jodie joined the Pilates for life team in April 2009 and is a popular member of staff.
Kirsten Joyner- BarberiniPosition
Owner/Director - Physiotherapist & Pilates instructorProfile
Kirsten is the owner of Pilates for life. Kirsten qualified as a Physiotherapist from the University of the Witwatersrand Johannesburg, (South Africa) in 1995. She also completed a post graduate certificate in Sports physiotherapy at Manchester Metropolitan University (UK) in 1997. Kirsten has worked as a musculoskeletal physiotherapist in South Africa, England and Australia. In my treating patients with Back and neck pain as well as sports related injuries Kirsten realised the importance of core stability, flexibility and muscle balance to prevent the reoccurrence of injuries, therefore Pilates seemed the perfect exercise method for her patients. Whilst working at a Sydney private practice with a Pilates studio Kirsten saw the amazing results clients obtained through Pilates. She started attending mat and reformer classes with Helen Tardent at Pilates moves in Double Bay. Kirsten completed her own Pilates training Through Michael King and the Australian fitness network in 2003 and began teaching Pilates to clients in need of rehabilitation. Kirsten is a specialised Pregnancy Pilates teacher and a women's Health Physiotherapist. Kirsten has Tutored at Newcastle University to both Undergraduate physio Students and Post-graduate Physiotherapists and nurses. Since becoming a mother in 2002 Kirsten's main interest has been in women's health. In 2003 She developed a pregnancy exercise program called fit 4 2 which focuses on safe exercises for pregnant and post-natal women. As well as teaching pregnancy pilates the Fit -4-2 program empowers pregnant women with Birth Skills and techniques to cope with pregnancy , labour and birth. Kirsten is a proud mother of two children. Kirsten's Physiolates classes are designed for those who need a physiotherapist's advice and supervision in their Pilates classes Kirsten's aim is to provide safe and effective Specialised Pilates classes for everybody: Pregnant and Post natal ladies (Fit 4 2), those with injuries ( Physiolates) and men and women of all fitness levels.
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Frequently Asked Questions
We have the highest quality of Pilates instruction available : Our Instructors are all trained to the highest standard and are experts in observing and teaching proper movement techniques detecting and correcting things which are missed by average fitness professionals in large gymnasium based classes.
No Long-Term Commitment or contracts : Sessions can be paid individually or in small packages or by the term for a discount.
Personal approach: Every client is important to us and is a member of the Pilates 4 life family, you are never just a number to us.
Facility: We have a pleasant spacious studio located in the upmarket suburb of The Junction. We have the best pilates Equipment by Balanced body and Clinical pilates.
Health Fund rebate: Our specialist classes : Physiolates and Fit -4 2 Pre-natal and Post-natal classes are claimable through most health funds.
We'd Love to have you at our studio !!!What exactly is Pilates ?
Pilates exercises as a whole develop strong abdominal, back , butt and deep postural muscles to support the skeletal system and act as what Pilates called the "Powerhouse" of the body. The Pmethod works to strengthen the core, lengthen the spine, increase body awareness,build muscle tone and increase flexibility. Pilates is also an excellent Rehabilitation system for back, neck, shoulder, knee, hip and repetitive strain injuries. Pilates addresses the body as a whole correcting the body's asymmetries and chronic weaknesses to prevent injury and bring the body back into balance.
A list of our services and the benefits exercise during pregnancy!
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