Not too long ago I used to be invited to attend the grand opening of Pinnacle Wellness’ second studio at Caribbean Park. The Studio is the brainchild of Emma Stallworthy – half of dynamic duo Ben and Emma Stallworthy who personal and handle Pinnacle Well being Golf equipment.
With an ethos of selling thoughts and physique wellness by motion, and serving to folks realise the significance of creating time for themselves is on the coronary heart of Emma’s imaginative and prescient – and it positively reveals! As I entered the studio, I used to be handed a soothing (and scrumptious) Pukka natural tea and felt very comfy amongst the tranquil surrounds – full with luscious greenery from hanging pots and timber finishes – whereas I crammed out my well being evaluation. It was right here that Emma opened up in regards to the beginning of Pinnacle Wellness.
“Earlier than we even opened our first well being membership greater than 10 12 months in the past, we had a dream of someday constructing a multipurpose area the place folks might come to give attention to their bodily, psychological and social wellbeing,” says Emma. “That’s why our first two Wellness studios are positioned inside two of our gyms – Upwey and Caribbean Enterprise Park”.
Regardless of this reality, each studios have a distinctly ‘boutique’ really feel, as soon as the door is closed, I rapidly neglect that I’m in a fitness center. At present Emma has deliberate an energizing Reformer Pilates taste-tester class adopted by some soul enriching Yoga facilitated by one other Pinnacle Wellness teacher, Georgia. At Pinnacle Wellness, Reformer courses are often called Reformer50 (resulting from being 50minutes lengthy); they’re maxed at 12 folks in order that particular person wants could be catered for. Regardless of being low influence, they’re an intense, full body-toning exercise, I can guarantee you! In simply this ‘taste-tester’ class, I’ve had my legs in straps, squeezed Pilates circles with my ankles, sat on prime of a Pilates field and used hand straps to row, fly and pulse. By the top of the session, my abs, glutes, thighs, biceps and triceps are screaming (not for extra, however with pleasure in fact!).
If you happen to’re after an lively exercise – that is the category for you! Nevertheless, one other wonderful thing about Pinnacle Wellness Studios is that they have courses for all talents and moods. There’s newbie Reformer50, in addition to mat Pilates, HIIT Pilates, Meditation and a spread of Yoga kinds from Gradual Stream to Vinyasa and even Scorching Yoga.
Fortunately, right this moment’s Yoga class is of the Gradual Stream selection. Teacher Georgia is sort, inclusive and educated. In addition to guiding the category by the actions, she talks by the advantages of every and creates a tranquil and optimistic area to discover breath and physique.
As soon as all of the onerous work is over, it’s time to loosen up and benefit from the Kombucha and guilt-free uncooked lemon, mint and caramel slices from Horribly Wholesome that Emma had kindly organized (notice: for those who haven’t tried the raw-some treats from Horribly Wholesome – YOU HAVEN’T LIVED!). The beautiful reward bag I used to be despatched residence with was simply the cherry on prime of one other thoughts, physique and soul enriching expertise at Pinnacle Wellness.
Pinnacle Wellness Upwey
82 Major Avenue, Upwey VIC 3158
cellphone: 9754 2181
Pinnacle Wellness Caribbean Park
44 Lakeview Drive, Scoresby VIC 3179
cellphone: 0447 687 907