FLEXercise Clinical Exercise Classes Are:

>     Supervised and instructed by APPI pilates trained Physiotherapists

>     Limited to 6 participants per class for close supervision and social distancing.  

       (In many timeslots there are just 5).

>     Suitable for injured and uninjured clients

>     Using affordable, portable exercise equipment you can buy and use at home independently

>     Conveniently close to the CBD for busy people

>     Affordable and covered by Private Health Insurance, leaving little out of pocket expense

>     Tailored to the needs and goals of the participants due to our Pilates Screenings

We use a variety of pilates equipment such as fitballs, pilates rings, resistance theraband, foam

rollers and wobblediscs to add interest, and challenge core stability and movement control.

The History of Pilates

The Pilates Method was developed over 70 years ago by Joseph Pilates.  His approach to body conditioning was unique in that it emphasised building strong core muscles (deep abdominals, deep spinal muscles, and pelvic floor), to allow the body an intrinsic support that minimises the risk of injury, even while performing challenging movements.

Pilates gained popularity after it was discovered by the international ballet community, who needed strength and body control without bulk.

Since then, pilates has branched into different styles, Physiotherapists have taken the traditional Pilates series of exercises, adapted and expanded the repertoire, to suit a wider range of ability levels and injured clients.

APPI is an Australian "brand" of pilates developed by physiotherapists to suit a range of ability levels, and to fit in with how we as physiotherapists assess and rehabilitate injuries.

FLEXercise Classes Will Help You:

     >      Recognise non optimal movement strategies and retrain more optimal patterns

>      Develop a strong abdomen, lower back, and buttocks

     >      Improve your posture and flexibility

     >      Learn breath awareness and release tension

     >      Master better body control, becoming stronger in both upper and lower body

     >      Help prevent injury via improved body awareness, or recover from your injury

>      Relax, rejuvenate and feel better

FLEXercise Principles to Retrain more Optimal Movement

>   Recognise & Retrain non-optimal movement patterns

>   Research based rehabilitation

>   Breathing

>   Control - using core and proximal stability

>    Flowing, smooth, easy movement

>   Dissociation - learning multiple movement options

As Physiotherapists, we also refer to "Dissociation" which combines the concepts of centering, control and precise, flowing movement.  Dissociation means that you can hold one region stable whilst moving independently at a nearby segment.  (eg. stabilise your spine as you flex and extend at your hip)  Physiotherapy research shows us this skill is important in rehabilitation of injuries, as well as in preventing injuries.

Class Bookings & Cancellations     

Online bookings are done from "Group Bookings" tab

We encourage you to book classes a month in advance to enable you to attend at times that suit you.  

Please let us know ASAP if you can’t make a class you’re booked in for, so someone else can take your slot, thanks!  We do charge a $20 late cancellation fee for same day cancellations or non attendance.

On the other hand, you are welcome to check online or call at the last minute to see if there is a free spot!

Pilates at FLEX

Flex Pilates rollover


FLEX Clinical Exercise Classes

May & June 2021

Online bookings available for Mat Classes, Reformer Solo and Duo Sessions.

Monday       12:15pm     Karrie   * Intermediate               


                        12:15pm      Maia         

                           4:30pm      Charlotte  * Duo Session     

                           5:30pm       Charlotte   

Wednesday 12:15pm    Maia            * Posture Plus

                         5:30pm     Maia  

Thursday        9:30am     Charlotte    

                        5:30pm      Charlotte   

Friday            9:30am        Charlotte  

                         12:15pm     Karrie 

                           3:45pm      Charlotte  * Duo Session

Saturday       8:30am                             

                       9:30am    Posture Plus  

* Charlotte & Karrie take turns with Saturday classes

Please note late cancellations with < 24hrs notice will be charged a $20 fee.

FLEX Pilates shoulder bridge

FLEXercise Class Screenings

We require all clients to attend a FLEXercise Screening appointment to allow one of our physiotherapists to assess your ability level, strengths, weaknesses and goals so we can set exercises at the right level to challenge you safely and target the areas you want to improve in.  

We are really keen to hear your feedback, ideas, and which days and timeslots suit you.