Alternative Fitness Bendigo

When you dance to the rhythms of your life, you are truly alive in all ways.

Barbara Wilkinson
Shibashi is a gentle and relaxing form of exercise, which gives your whole body a work out. In a hectic life it is an hour of calm that soothes your … read more
H Gill
"Three years ago, I joined a Fitball & Stretch Class very reluctantly for a "try once" situation. I discovered that it filled an unrecognised gap in … read more
We do not stop exercising because we grow old,
we grow old because we stop exercising!
Dr K Cooper
  • Somatics - pain relief through movement.
  • Somatics - pain relief through movement.



Somatics is a field within health which focuses on increasing internal awareness to both physical and mental perception or feedback. Gentle movement sequences are created to help break chronically tight muscles and improve mobility. Somatics involves mind and body communication by improving neural pathways in your brain to break old bad habits such as poor posture and re educate the body back to better health.

What is Mindfulness?
Mindfulness is a skill you can develop. It involves practices which require you to be fully present and focused on an activity or task. Developing the skill of mindfulness helps you to become less reactive and more responsive to events or experiences. Mindfulness is the key component used within the field of Somatics to accelerate your personal practice.


· Reducing Pain
· Improving Posture
· Reducing Anxiety
· Releasing Tight Muscles
· Increasing Range Of Movement
· Reducing Back Pain
· Retraining Your Brain
· Regaining Your Quality Of Life