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Chew On It: Immortality

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Thursday Sep 27, 2018
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Before my teenage years, when I was young and carefree, life was simple and I thought I was immortal. While watching a war movie...
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October Update

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Thursday Sep 27, 2018
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Here’s what’s on the go at Elixr this month… 

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Burst Into Spring: Kathy Cogill, Elixr Yoga Teacher

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Thursday Sep 27, 2018
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Welcome in the season of new beginnings with this re-energising yoga practice...
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7 Ways To Boost Your Mood: C’mon, Get Happy - Naturally

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Thursday Sep 27, 2018
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Feeling in need of a mood boost? Here are seven natural and healthy ways...
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Chew On It: Privilege, Entitlement & Responsibility

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Friday Aug 31, 2018
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I've been fortunate enough to explore the world...
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September Club Update

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Friday Aug 31, 2018
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Spring is here! See what's happening this month...
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Rescuing Myself: Dean Gladstone

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Friday Aug 31, 2018
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Life hasn't always been plain sailing for Elixr Personal Trainer, Dean Gladstone. We sat down with him to find out how he overcame a...
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5 Benefits of Exercise for Mental Health

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Friday Aug 31, 2018
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Exercise not only changes your body, it changes your mind, your attitude, and your mood...
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August Club News

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Wednesday Aug 01, 2018
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What's on the go this month...
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Chew On It: Doing Your Best

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BY Richard Chew, Owner
Tuesday Jul 31, 2018
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“It is not enough to do your best; you must know what to do, and then do your best.“ – W. Edwards Deming...
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Find Your Strength

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Jul 31, 2018
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Elixr Pilates: The benefits & difference...
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Breathe, Practise, Inspire

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Jul 31, 2018
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Meet Jess Zabow, Elixr Yoga Teacher...
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Sitting: The Silent Killer

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BY Daniel Kerner
Sunday Jul 29, 2018
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It's been dubbed the new smoking and scarily, even the fittest and healthiest among us are at risk...
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Chew On It: Looking Back, Moving Forward

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BY Richard Chew, Owner
Monday Jul 02, 2018
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We all have only one chance at this accidental life, and so I work on living and experiencing it to the fullest...
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Elixr Milestone: 16 Years On. 16 Years Strong.

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Monday Jul 02, 2018
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A celebration with our community as we continue our pursuit of excellence and care...
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Eat Yourself Well This Winter

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BY Mogestri Pather
Thursday May 31, 2018
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Here are eight foods to help you fortify your immune system this winter...
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June Club News

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday May 29, 2018
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Find out what's happening this month in club...
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5 Great Reasons To Work Out With Friends

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday May 29, 2018
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If you don't already have a training partner, here are five reasons to seriously consider finding one...
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A Passion For Pilates: Rachel Crompton

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday May 29, 2018
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Prior to training as a Pilates instructor Rachel..

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Chew On It: Living In Harmony

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BY Richard Chew, Founder
Tuesday May 29, 2018
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I have learnt to minimise conflicts in my quest for harmony in my life...
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Living Life, Loving Life

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Sunday May 20, 2018
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We caught up with ex-student, Jordana Martin, to hear how she's applied her Pilates Teacher Training to her life and career...
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Angela Ardington: Seizing The Day

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Sunday Apr 29, 2018
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Life is full of unexpected events and these challenges only serve to make us stronger and more appreciative of every precious day.
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Chew On It: Be Cool

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Apr 24, 2018
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I’m proud of the fact that I haven’t had a heated argument in years and, of course, being single has helped in this regard...
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Cancer Prevention: 6 Healthy Habits

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Apr 24, 2018
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Reduce your risk with these healthy habits...
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May Club News

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Apr 24, 2018
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Say hello to our new team members...
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No Make Up Policy

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Apr 17, 2018
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We have a ‘no make up’ policy for missed lessons. Here’s why.
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Behind the Scenes at Elixr Swim School

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Apr 17, 2018
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Our squads have an excellent track record, with our swimmers often qualifying for zone and regionals swim carnivals.
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Happy Mood Food

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Friday Mar 30, 2018
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Here’s a look at what to eat – and what not to eat – if you find yourself feeling a little frazzled...
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Mindfulness vs. Meditation: Is there a difference?

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Friday Mar 30, 2018
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Discover the differences between: mindfulness, meditation and...

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Chew On It - Family Dynamics

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BY Richard Chew, Founder
Thursday Mar 29, 2018
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As I grow older, my appreciation for family grows even deeper and I’m more aware of how brief and unpredictable our time on earth...
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April Club News

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Mar 27, 2018
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Our incredible team of teachers, instructors and experts is growing...

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Power Grooves: International Women's Day Dance Event

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Wednesday Feb 28, 2018
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Get your groove on this...
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Doing It Her Way: Gim Chew, Elixr CFO

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Wednesday Feb 28, 2018
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The most important thing is to do what you love, to the best of your ability, in an environment that...
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6 Health Checks Every Woman Should Have

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Feb 27, 2018
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This month, take charge of your health by ticking these six...

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Mindfulness Meditation Workshop: With Don Peers

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Feb 27, 2018
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If you're serious about letting go of stress and tension in your life, don't miss this!
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March Club News

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Feb 27, 2018
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We've added 5 new  classes to our weekly timetable...
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Pilates One-On-One: Strengthen Your Foundations

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Feb 27, 2018
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If you're looking to build a strong Pilates practice...
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Chew On It - The Way We Think

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BY Richard Chew, Founder
Tuesday Feb 27, 2018
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Being liberal minded gives you a much wider perspective of the world and enables you to appreciate...

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The Movement Experience: FMS Level 1

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BY Elixr Education
Sunday Feb 18, 2018
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Movement is the universal language of human expression.
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Living Life, Loving Life: Jenn De Jesus

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Jan 30, 2018
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Six years ago, Pilates instructor Jenn De Jesus moved from a career in...

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6 Ways To Eat For Energy

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Jan 30, 2018
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Tired of feeling tired? Ready to get your bounce back? Implementing these six strategies will have you feeling energised in next to...
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Don't Skip Stretching: Here's Why!

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Jan 30, 2018
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After a workout, a hot shower can seem infinitely more inviting than a stretch session...

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February Club News

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Jan 30, 2018
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We’ve just added these energising classes to our weekly timetable...

 
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Chew On It - The Journey Continues

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BY Richard Chew, Founder
Tuesday Jan 30, 2018
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Despite having worked in the fitness world for almost...
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Play By The Rules

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Jan 23, 2018
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We’ve put the following rules in place to make life easier...
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6 Reasons We Don't Have A Waitlist

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Jan 23, 2018
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After testing both options (waitlist vs. no waitlist)...
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Why Our Learning Environment Is Special

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Jan 23, 2018
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Here are four reasons why Elixr Swim School is at the forefront of our industry!
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Heart Opening Yoga Practice

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BY Kathy Cogill, Elixr Yoga Teacher
Friday Dec 15, 2017
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Welcome, summer! The season where nature is at its fullest...
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6 Ways to Challenge Yourself in 2018

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Friday Dec 15, 2017
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Whether you’re keen to challenge yourself creatively, physically or financially, we’ve put together six ways...
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5 Reasons To Do What You Love

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Thursday Dec 14, 2017
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Do you have a passion for teaching Pilates?
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Chew On It - Choosing Optimism

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BY Richard Chew, Founder
Wednesday Dec 13, 2017
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I’m heading into the big six-o this year, and despite adversities, I remain an optimist...
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Boost Your Energy: 15-min Yoga Routine

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BY Martine Allars, Elixr Yoga Teacher
Tuesday Dec 05, 2017
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Ojas is only cultivated when you do things like sleep (properly), daydream under clouds, walk slowly...
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A Love of Movement: Meet Janet Gilshenan

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Dec 05, 2017
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Elixr Pilates instructor Janet Gilshenan’s love affair with dance started...
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Chew On It - Appreciating Family

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Dec 05, 2017
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I think we tend to take our loved ones for granted and are in denial of our mortality...
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November Yoga Core Challenge

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Monday Nov 20, 2017
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If you’re keen to increase your core strength, improve your posture and tone your torso...
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Elixr School of Pilates Testimonial: Sally Hagman

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Friday Nov 10, 2017
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Sally is passionate about being active and inspiring others to be active..
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Strength & Resilience: Meet Member Francine Lazarus

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Wednesday Nov 01, 2017
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Long-standing Elixr member Francine Lazarus recently released her book...
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Gut Health 101

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Wednesday Nov 01, 2017
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We have unpacked everything you need to know; what it is, why it’s important and how to improve it...
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Chew On It: Finding Harmony

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BY Richard Chew, Founder
Wednesday Nov 01, 2017
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Harmony has the power to make life far more joyful...
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Pilates Technique: Tips To Help You In Reformer Class

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BY Jenn De Jesus, Elixr Pilates Instructor
Sunday Oct 01, 2017
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Here are some handy tips to minimise...
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Intermittent Fasting: What's the fuss about?

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BY Mogestri Pather, Elixr Nutritionist
Wednesday Sep 27, 2017
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We look at IF and explore whether (or not) it’s your best strategy...

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Making It Count: Meet Member Zoe Pedashenko

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Monday Sep 25, 2017
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As a lecturer, clinical dietician, triathlete, and long-time Elixr member, Zoe...
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The Australian Ballet: 10% Off The Sleeping Beauty

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Monday Sep 25, 2017
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Don't miss out on the chance to see this breathtaking Australian Ballet production...
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October Club Highlights

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Monday Sep 25, 2017
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This month, find out about our new class at Bligh St...

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Chew On It - A Way Of Life

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Monday Sep 25, 2017
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I have learned many lessons in the past few decades, and while I'm sure there are many more to come...
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15 Years Of Elixr

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BY Richard Chew, Founder
Thursday Aug 31, 2017
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It's wonderful that we're celebrating Elixr's 15th anniversary this month...
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Our Fav Insta Foodies

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Wednesday Aug 30, 2017
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Keep your insta (and real) feed fresh and inspiring with our fav insta foodies!

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A Zest For Life: Esther Hesse

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Wednesday Aug 30, 2017
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Esther knows all about the power exercise has to transform lives – her ongoing experience...
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Perfect Match: There Really Is A Yoga Style For Everyone

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BY Martine Allars, Elixr Yoga Teacher
Monday Aug 14, 2017
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Yoga 101: Etiquette For The Mat

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BY Martine Allars, Elixr Yoga Teacher
Monday Aug 14, 2017
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Some helpful tips on what to do in your yoga class...
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7 Activewear Brands We Cannot Do Without

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Wednesday Jul 26, 2017
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Look good (and feel great) in our top activewear picks...
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Glow From Within: Eat For Your Skin

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BY Mogestri Pather, Elixr Nutritionist
Wednesday Jul 26, 2017
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Keen to give your complexion a boost? Add these five nutritional superstars to your shopping list! 

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Martine Allars: Student To Teacher

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Wednesday Jul 26, 2017
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Ever thought about teaching yoga? Martine Allars shares her yoga journey with us – and it's as inspiring as she is!

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Abs vs Core: Stop Confusing Them

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Wednesday Jul 26, 2017
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 Why you should care about your posture, and what you can do to improve it...

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Postural Mistakes You Don't Want To Make

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Wednesday Jul 26, 2017
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Why you should care about your posture, and what you can do to improve it.

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It's All About Attitude

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BY Richard Chew, Founder
Sunday Jul 02, 2017
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It has taken me years to develop patience, an even temperament and an optimistic outlook – and it's still an ongoing process....

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7 reasons to explore our Yoga Teacher Training

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BY Don Peers, Elixr Yoga Teacher
Saturday Jul 01, 2017
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You have a passion for yoga and want to deepen your practice. So what's the next step?
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Yoga With Friends

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BY Don Peers, Elixr Yoga Teacher
Thursday Jun 29, 2017
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Most positive experiences are even better when you enjoy them with a friend, and yoga is no...

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Pilates To Help You Run Smarter

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BY Bree Corbett, Elixr Pilates Instructor
Wednesday Jun 28, 2017
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With the Blackmore's Sydney Running Festival and the City2Surf coming up, Elixr instructor and experienced trail runner Bree...

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5 Meal Prep Hacks To Achieve Your Weight Loss Goals

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BY Mogestri Pather, Elixr Nutritionist
Wednesday Jun 28, 2017
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The way you prepare...
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July Highlights

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Wednesday Jun 28, 2017
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This month, we say goodbye to a much-loved member of our team and celebrate Bree Corbett's 100km trail run achievement...
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Don't Just Survive, Thrive

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BY Richard Chew, Founder
Tuesday Jun 27, 2017
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My life has been a most interesting journey, one where I've experienced the highest of highs...
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ESOP Testimonial: Imelda Turner

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Saturday Jun 17, 2017
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Imelda completed her Matwork and Reformer Teacher Training in February 2016.  Find out what she has been up to since then.
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The Thing About Yin

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BY Don Peers, Elixr Yoga Teacher
Wednesday May 31, 2017
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Using the body to connect and ground our mind, is the essence of Yin yoga and the beginning of our journey towards serenity...
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6 Immune Boosting Must-Eat Foods For Winter

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday May 30, 2017
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Our immune system often takes a knock in winter...
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Winter Training Tips To Keep You On Track

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday May 30, 2017
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So, how do you get through winter with your training routine intact?

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Winter Workout Wear That Will Make You Want To Exercise

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Thursday May 25, 2017
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We all need a little extra motivation in winter and these exercise essentials...
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June Highlights

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday May 23, 2017
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This month, we celebrate a young woman (she's just 15!) who's making some serious waves in Bondi plus see our adjusted...

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Appreciating Love And Life

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BY Richard Chew, Founder
Monday May 22, 2017
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Over the years, I've been fortunate enough to travel extensively and experience a number of vastly different cultures...
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Why You Need A PT This Winter

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BY Andy Pedashenko, Elixr PT Manager
Sunday Apr 30, 2017
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So, how do you make the most of the winter months?
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Body Mechanics To Improve Movement

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BY Karl Price, Senoir Pilates Instructor
Friday Apr 28, 2017
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This dual-focus class uses current exercise science to improve movement patterns...
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How Resilient Are You?

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Friday Apr 28, 2017
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Why do some people seem to bounce back from tough times, while others take longer to recover?
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It Takes Two To Train

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Friday Apr 28, 2017
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 Find out how an Elixr personal trainer is helping one of her clients get strong and toned...

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What You Should Eat Before & After A Workout

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BY Mogestri Pather, Elixr Nutritionist
Friday Apr 28, 2017
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Why is it important to eat before a workout...

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Core Stability & Back Pain

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BY Manu Wakely, Osteopath & Elixr PT
Friday Apr 28, 2017
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Suffering through a bout of lower back pain? Join the rather sizeable club....
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Look Taller With These Yoga Moves

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BY Martine Allars, Elixr Yoga Teacher
Friday Apr 28, 2017
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Each day we shrink up to four centimetres, from the time that we wake up until the time...
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May Highlights

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Friday Apr 28, 2017
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It certainly is shaping up to be a fantastic month as we celebrate new classes, a baby on the way, the return of a dear friend...

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Exercise In Line With Your Goals

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BY Richard Chew, Founder
Friday Apr 28, 2017
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So, how do you determine the correct exercises for you? By making your selection...
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Yoga For Better Sleep

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BY Bree Corbett, Elixr Pilates Instructor
Friday Mar 31, 2017
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Is falling asleep a regular struggle? Try incorporating this restorative and relaxing...
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Dancer Profile: Vivienne Wong

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Friday Mar 31, 2017
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We caught up with soloist, Vivienne Wong, in between...
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Give Yourself An Energy Audit

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Friday Mar 31, 2017
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Are you heading into the second quarter of 2017 in high spirits...
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10-Minute Meditation

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BY Martine Allars, Elixr Yoga Teacher
Wednesday Mar 29, 2017
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Most of us, almost all of the time, tend to take short, ineffective breaths...
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8 Energy-Boosting Nutrition Tips

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Wednesday Mar 29, 2017
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Are your energy levels seriously depleted by the end of each day? Or perhaps you start...
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April Highlights

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Mar 28, 2017
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Learn more about our offer from The Australian Ballet and our public holiday hours...

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Letter To My 16-Year-Old Self

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BY Richard Chew, Founder
Monday Mar 27, 2017
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There are many things I know now that I'd wish I'd known when I was 16...
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Amrita Hepi is movin' and shakin'

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Thursday Mar 02, 2017
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Descended from the Ngapuhi tribe and Bundjulung people, dancer, dance maker and dance activist Amrita Hepi...

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Top Nutrition Tips For Women

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BY Mogestri Pather, Resident Clinical Nutritionist
Thursday Mar 02, 2017
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Eating a balanced, nutritious diet is especially important for women. Not only can the right food support...

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Pilates for Pregnancy Pt 1 Article

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BY Katrina Ward, Elixr Pilates Instructor
Wednesday Mar 01, 2017
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Maintaining an exercise routine during your pregnancy is vitaly important...

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Pilates for Pregnancy Pt 2 Video

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BY Katrina Ward, Elixr Pilates Instructor
Tuesday Feb 28, 2017
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If you're pregnant and taking Pilates classes, then this video is for you...

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Maintaining A Healthy Menstrual Cycle

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BY Jinny Koh, Elixr Acupuncturist
Tuesday Feb 28, 2017
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Many women think it's normal to experience menstrual symptoms like bloating...

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March Highlights

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Feb 28, 2017
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Catch up with the latest Elixr news...

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Celebrating Women This March

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Feb 28, 2017
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In honour of International Women's Day on 8 March, we asked...

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On Being Judgemental

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BY Richard Chew, Founder
Monday Feb 27, 2017
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I freely admit that I can be judgemental at times...

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Pilates Reformer: Tone your Bum and Arms

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BY Sam Harhagelis, Elixr Pilates Instructor
Tuesday Jan 31, 2017
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Whether you're curvier than Kim K or rocking...

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Working Out: Why It's Better Together

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Monday Jan 30, 2017
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There are loads of reasons why working up a sweat together is a win/win for you and your partner...

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10-minute after-work yoga routine

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BY Martine Allars, Elixr Yoga Teacher
Tuesday Jan 24, 2017
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We all know the feeling, you get in from a long day at work and all you want to do is eat, shower, sleep...

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February News

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Jan 24, 2017
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More time to exercise and more classes to choose from! Read more to find out about our current changes. Plus a reminder on how to...

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Words to live by

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BY Richard Chew, Founder
Tuesday Jan 24, 2017
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I wasn't sad to see the end of 2016. It was a particularly hard year for me...

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Pilates Moves To Strenghten Your Yoga Practice

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BY Bree Corbett, Elixr Pilates Instructor
Tuesday Jan 17, 2017
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Exercise scientists tell us that stability...

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Pilates At Elixr

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Jan 17, 2017
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Looking for a new challenge this year? There are plenty of great reasons to give our popular group reformer classes a go...

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Let's Do The Twist

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BY Don Peers, Elixr Yoga Teacher
Thursday Dec 22, 2016
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With the festive season still fresh in our minds – and its effects clearly visible on (most of) our hips...

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Elixr School of Pilates Testimonial

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BY Elixr School of Pilates
Thursday Dec 22, 2016
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When I worked in a high stress corporate world, for years if I was having...

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Elixr School Of Yoga Testimonial

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BY Elixr School of Yoga
Thursday Dec 22, 2016
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All I can say that If I could do this course all over again I would! 

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January Competitions & Giveaways

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Thursday Dec 22, 2016
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This month we have some exciting things to share with our members...

 

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Press The Reset Button With Yoga

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BY Don Peers, Elixr Yoga Teacher
Thursday Dec 22, 2016
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A little-known benefit of yoga is that it regulates our hormones...

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Mix It Up In 2017

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BY Gráinne Shemesh, Elixr Personal Trainer
Wednesday Dec 21, 2016
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While most of us know the phrase 'Variety is the spice of life', the reality is that we tend to be creatures of habit...

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Member Profile: Julie Cameron

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Wednesday Dec 21, 2016
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This month, we were lucky enough to catch up with Cirque du Soleil performing artist and new Elixr member...

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5 New Years Resolutions You'll Actually Keep

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Dec 20, 2016
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How many times have you made New Year's resolutions...

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Be Positive: It's Good For You

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BY Richard Chew, Founder
Monday Dec 19, 2016
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With a new year ahead, it's a good time to remember that it's far better to have a pragmatic, positive outlook than a pessimistic...

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Pilates On The Go

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BY Katrina Ward, Elixr Health Clubs
Wednesday Dec 14, 2016
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Whether you're travelling for work or fun, there's no need to put your training routine on hold...

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How To Treat Endometriosis Naturally

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BY Jinny Koh, Elixr Acupuncturist
Tuesday Dec 13, 2016
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Endometriosis is associated with abnormal seeding of...

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Spider Web Of Yoga

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BY Don Peers, Elixr Yoga Teacher
Wednesday Nov 30, 2016
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In yoga, there are two broad general forms: Yang and Yin. While Yang yoga – Vinyasa...

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Elixr School Of Yoga Testimonial

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BY Jacqui Zhao, Elixr School of Yoga
Wednesday Nov 30, 2016
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Jacqui Zhao is a familiar face at Elixr. A member turned teacher, she was first attracted...

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Combat Overeating With Acupressure

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BY Jinny Koh, Elixr Acupuncturist
Wednesday Nov 30, 2016
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With so much delicious food being served up at Christmas time, it's almost impossible...

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Beat Holiday Stress

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BY Alex Ivetic, Elixr Yoga Teacher
Wednesday Nov 30, 2016
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Let's face it, family gatherings – especially ones like Christmas – can be stressful. The good news is...

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Season's Eating

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BY Mogestri Pather, Elixr Resident Nutritionist
Wednesday Nov 30, 2016
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It's estimated that Australians gain an average of 0.8–1.5 kg over the Christmas period...

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Chew On It - Getting Along

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BY Richard Chew, Founder
Wednesday Nov 30, 2016
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When we have a problem, it typically leads to insecurities, anxiety and conflict...

 

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Elixr Newsletter December 2016

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Wednesday Nov 30, 2016
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Welcome to the Elixr Newsletter for December 2016

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Release Tension In Your Chest And Shoulders

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BY Martine Allars, Elixr Yoga Teacher
Thursday Nov 03, 2016
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Martine shares with us her favourite stretch...

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Dancing Shiva & Yoga Symbology

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BY Don Peers, Elixr Yoga Teacher
Monday Oct 31, 2016
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Ever wondered why there's a dancing Shiva (Nataraja) in our yoga studios? Shiva, the...

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Dancer Profile: Andrew Wright

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Monday Oct 31, 2016
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The Australian Ballet is currently in rehearsals for Njinsky, a ballet depicting the...

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The Pain In Your Neck

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BY Jinny Koh, Elixr Resident Chinese Accupunturist and Herablist
Monday Oct 31, 2016
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Do you suffer from neck pain? You’re not alone. Approximately 60%...

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Chew On It - Respect

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BY Richard Chew, Founder
Monday Oct 31, 2016
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While in a car with a friend and her father recently, an argument started between them...

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Elixr Newsletter November 2016

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Monday Oct 31, 2016
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Welcome to the Elixr Newsletter for November 2016

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Yoga Sequence for Lifting Your Mood

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BY Alex Ivetic, Elixr Yoga Teacher
Thursday Sep 29, 2016
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Yoga has been shown to help alleviate symptoms in people who have experienced depression...

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Spring Clean Your Mind

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BY Yuki Nawazaka, Elixr Yoga Teacher
Thursday Sep 29, 2016
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Pranayama is the original term for the breathing exercises...

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From Yoga Student To Teacher

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BY Happi Yoga Magazine
Thursday Sep 29, 2016
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Elixr Sydney yoga teacher Jacqui Zhao is one of four yoga students with a day job who ...

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Spring Clean Your Diet

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BY Mogestri Pather, Resident Clinical Nutritionist
Thursday Sep 29, 2016
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With spring having just recently sprung, there's never..

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Member Profile: Trudy Weil

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Thursday Sep 29, 2016
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Trudy Weil is a remarkable woman – and not just because at the age of 82..

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Chew on It - Now Change!

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BY Richard Chew, Founder
Thursday Sep 29, 2016
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I hear a lot of talk about growth, but see so little action.

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Elixr Newsletter October 2016

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Wednesday Sep 28, 2016
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Welcome to the Elixr Newsletter for October 2016

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What’s your yoga style?

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BY Martine Allars
Thursday Sep 15, 2016
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Bikram, Kundalini, Power, Restoration, Ashtanga… With so many yoga styles on offer, how do you find the best fit for you?

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The Healing Art of Yoga Therapy

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BY Alex Ivetic, Elixr Yoga Teacher
Wednesday Aug 31, 2016
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It is well known that yoga benefits the mind, body and soul, improving one's strength..

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Member Profile: Honey Debelle, Actor And Law Student

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Wednesday Aug 31, 2016
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Actor, law student and long-time Elixr member Honey Debelle is starring..

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Chew on It – with Janise Beaumont

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BY Richard Chew, Founder
Tuesday Aug 30, 2016
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My dear friend, Janise Beaumont, who I met 25 years ago...

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Elixr Newsletter September 2016

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Tuesday Aug 30, 2016
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Welcome to the Elixr Newsletter for September 2016

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A Minute of Movement for Your Working Day

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BY Katrina Ward, Elixr Pilates Instructor
Friday Aug 12, 2016
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Movement is important in..

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Yoga Stretches for Runners

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BY Bree Corbett, Elixr Pilates Instructor
Friday Aug 12, 2016
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Chew On It - Happiness is overrated

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BY Richard Chew, Founder
Monday Aug 01, 2016
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The relentless pursuit of happiness is damaging to our psyche..

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Nutrigenomic Testing

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BY Mogestri Pather, Resident Clinical Nutritionist
Monday Aug 01, 2016
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Simply put, nutrigenomics looks at the role genetics plays in determining the diet we should follow..

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Instructor Profile: Sam Harhagelis

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Monday Aug 01, 2016
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Pilates instructor Sam Harhagelis started her love affair with the discipline in 2012 after trying her first reformer class while...

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Knee Injury or ITB Syndrome?

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BY Jinny Koh, Resident Acupuncturist And Herbalist
Monday Aug 01, 2016
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If the outside of your knee is painful, there’s a good chance..

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Elixr Newsletter August 2016

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Monday Aug 01, 2016
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Welcome to the Elixr Newsletter for August 2016

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Member Profile - Andrea Pantoja

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BY Elixr Health Clubs
Thursday Jun 30, 2016
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Andrea Pantoja has a wealth of experience treating musculoskeletal and orthopaedic injuries. Since graduating from the University...

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Member Profile - Tim Olsen - Gallery Owner of OlsenIrwin

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BY Elixr Health Clubs
Thursday Jun 30, 2016
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Art dealer and gallery owner Tim Olsen is one of Australia’s most..

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Chew On It - Dealing with adversity

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BY Richard Chew, Founder
Thursday Jun 30, 2016
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I have been very open and personal with the ramblings on my blog, and this has resulted in many members feeling comfortable...

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How Combined Therapy Cocktail™ changed my life

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BY Zelma Matthews
Thursday Jun 30, 2016
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I struggled for many years with anxiety...

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Elixr Newsletter July 2016

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BY Elixr Health Clubs
Thursday Jun 30, 2016
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Welcome to the Elixr Newsletter for July 2016

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Yoga or Pilates - Which is best for you?

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BY Bree Corbett
Wednesday Jun 01, 2016
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It’s a question often asked in health and fitness centres around the world: "Which is better, yoga or Pilates? And which will...

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Chew On It - Life at Elixr

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BY Richard Chew, Founder
Wednesday Jun 01, 2016
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As most of you know, we recently made the difficult decision to close our Park Street club. This came after many months of...

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Elixr Newsletter June 2016

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BY Elixr Health Clubs
Wednesday Jun 01, 2016
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Welcome to the Elixr Newsletter for June 2016

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Member Profile Georgia Gibbs

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BY Elixr Health Clubs
Wednesday Jun 01, 2016
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There’s no doubt about it, Georgia Gibbs’ star is on the rise. After finishing in the top six of the 2014 Miss Universe WA...

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June 2016 Timetable Updates

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BY Elixr Health Clubs
Wednesday Jun 01, 2016
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Queen's Birthday / Lo Move / Bligh St – Additional Classes ...

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Q&A with Harries Carroll

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Wednesday Jun 01, 2016
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We caught up with lifeguard, Bondi Rescue star and Elixr member Anthony ‘Harries’ Carroll, to find out a bit more about the man...

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Shadow Yoga

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BY Trevor Tangye
Wednesday Jun 01, 2016
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Shadow Yoga is a specialist approach to Hatha Yoga and has been designed for modern students, with a simple, direct and...

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Elixr Community Charity Challenges

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BY Elixr Health Clubs
Wednesday Jun 01, 2016
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Elixr member Jenny Quigley and employee Bec Wiles have taken on challenges to raise money and awareness for Cancer research.

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This or That with Harries Carroll

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Wednesday Jun 01, 2016
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Anthony ‘Harries’ Carroll sat down with us recently for a quick game of This or That. Here are 10 things you (maybe) didn’t know...

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Finding my strength

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BY Esther Hesse
Wednesday Jun 01, 2016
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“The pain was localised to my right hand middle and ring fingers and was so painful, it felt as though a blow torch was being...

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Member Profile - Amy Lehpamer

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BY ELIXR HEALTH CLUBS
Wednesday Jun 01, 2016
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If you’re a fan of musical theatre, chances are you’re already familiar with Amy Lehpamer and her work. Having played roles as...

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Set your 2016 goals right now!

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BY Grainne Byrne
Wednesday Jun 01, 2016
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I learned a thing or two at Personal Training School; how to use the word 'challenging' instead of 'really, really hard' and how...

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More about Maca

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BY Goodness Me Box
Wednesday Jun 01, 2016
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You may have seen maca in your local health shop or received a sample in a GoodnessMe Box, but did you know that this powder...

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Member Profile: Luen Jacobs

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BY Elixr Health Clubs
Sunday May 01, 2016
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This month, we posed a few questions to DJ and Elixr member Luen Jacobs. Here’s what she had to say about work, workouts and...

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Personal Trainer Profile: MJ

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BY Elixr Health Clubs
Sunday May 01, 2016
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Elixr personal trainer MJ  may have worked in the fitness industry since 1993, but his love affair with exercise – martial arts...

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Chew On It - Elixr Life

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BY Richard Chew, Founder
Sunday May 01, 2016
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Whenever I’m involved in education, I stress to students that they should never take the information as absolutely correct. Far...