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Ready to UNleash YOUR Extraordinary?

Defy Gravity Fitness is Newcastle’s exclusive new Boutique Fitness & Personal Training Studio, offering

Bungee, Burlesque & Aerial Fitness


We think about fitness quite differently to everyday gyms, pilates, barre & personal training studios, and we aim to inspire YOU to do the same! To discover NEW ways to move that are as FUN & EFFECTIVE as they are ADDICTIVE!

We BOUNCE, we MOVE, we PLAY, we DANCE. We get FIT, we get STRONG, and we …
DEFY GRAVITY!

We call it FUN THERAPY!


Step inside our studio to see what we get up to in real classes…

Our Classes

Group Classes run Monday – Thursday (day & evening) as per timetables.
Private Training is available Weekdays & Saturday mornings by appointment.

We’re closed on Fridays, but open on Saturdays by appointment only for Private Lessons, Parties & Workshops


BUNGEE FITNESS CLASSES

Bungee Fitness is unlike anything you have experienced before, and our fun and unique classes, will give you a very different, and gravity defying experience!

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NEW! BURLESQUE DANCE/FITNESS

Our Vintage Burlesque & Barre inspired dance/fitness class will see you Bump, Grind, Shimmy & Shake your way to a Fitter, Sexier YOU!

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NEW! AERIAL FITNESS

This gravity defying stretch & strength class uses traditional yoga, barre, pilates and strength exercises combined with the use of an aerial hammock

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Other Services


PRIVATE TRAINING

Want an even more exclusive client experience? We offer 1:1 and Small Group Private Training sessions. Nutrition and Weight Loss coaching is also available.

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PARTIES / GROUP FUNCTIONS

Organising a Party, Girls Day Out, Small Group, Corporate or Team Building function? LOOK NO FURTHER! We have just the thing!

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GIFT VOUCHERS

Need a gift thats fun, unique and will have them jumping for joy? We have Gift Vouchers starting from just $25, or choose your own amount.

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Welcome to our fun and vibrant community!

To welcome you to Defy Gravity Fitness, when you join your first 8 week FUNdamentals course, you’ll get 1 week absolutely FREE!

  • Offer is for 1st time students only
  • Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer
  • Requires full payment at the time of booking
  • Usual T&C’s apply
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How it Works/Frequently Asked Questions

What some of our students say!

Rating: 5 out of 5.

“I am TOTALLY obsessed”

Cherene’s fitness classes are where you need to be for your fitness and mindfulness! I always have the BEST time, and wish I could do it every day. Join me in this – I promise you will LOVE IT!

Tara M

Rating: 5 out of 5.

“OMG this is totally awesome”

The moves you learn and accomplish are amazingly mind blowing! What you can do attached to a bungee cord!!! This was sooo much fun. Cherene is fantastic and I highly recommend her classes.

Carra K

Rating: 5 out of 5.

“LIFE CHANGING”

This is one of the BEST decisions I have ever made. It has had such a dramatically positive effect on my day-to-day life

Jessie D

Why You’ll Love Us Too…

There are SOOO many reasons why our students can’t get enough of Defy Gravity. Here are just a few…

  • EXCLUSIVE classes unlike anything you have experienced before
  • Fitness that’s actually FUN
  • A diverse and vibrant community atmosphere
  • Inclusive, non-judgemental & non-discriminatory environment
  • Suitable for every BODY – ALL ages, sizes and abilities

And of course…

  • Low/No impact classes that deliver results
  • Total body strength and core stability
  • Sculpt, tone and lift your sexiest assets
  • Improve flexibility, mobility and posture
  • Boost your metabolism and burn serious calories
  • Improve your mood and manage stress and anxiety
  • Future-proof your body against ageing and injury

Where to Find Us

1st Flr, 107 Hunter Street Mall, Newcastle, (NSW)

We’re in the old Pol-arise Fitness & Dance Studio – upstairs above Subway and the Nook Store, at the beach end of Hunter Street Mall. There’s a Defy Gravity sign on the door so you know you’re in the right place 🙂

The nearest cross street is Newcomen Street & parking metres are in operation daytime hours till 5pm. Best parking is in the Mall or in Newcomen Street at the bottom of the hill.

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Bungee/Suspension Fitness – what the???

The term “bungee” automatically conjures up visions of dare devils jumping off tall bridges and swinging upside down by your ankles. But rest assured, none of that is involved in a Bungee workout…daredevils, you’ll have to get your thrills elsewhere.

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