Become an Instructor


LOVE what you do – and change LIVES along the way!

Changing YOUR life and the lives of others as a Defy Gravity BUNGEE FITNESS Instructor is as easy as 1, 2, 3…

Step 1 – Sign Up

Our trainings are offered both IN-PERSON from our Newcastle (NSW) Studio, as well as ONLINE for those who can’t get to us to in-person.

Step 2 – Attend Training

On completion of our 2 Day Level 1 Training, you will be recognised as a Trainee Instructor. You will then go away to practice and “hone your skills” before sending us a video of you running a “mock class” for review/approval, and complete a written test to show your knowledge.

Step 3 – Get Certified

You have up to 6 months to submit your final video and written test for assessment. Upon successful completion, you will be issued with full Certification as a Level 1 Defy Gravity Bungee Fitness Instructor.


Cherene Thomas-Smith is the founder and creator of the DEFY GRAVITY FITNESS brand, with over 17 years experience as a Pole, Aerial, Bungee, Barre/ Pilates & Suspension fitness Instructor, Master Trainer and Studio Owner/Director.

Over the years she has trained many aspiring instructors – for her own studios as well as individuals now running their own successful pole, dance/fitness & aerial studios.


When you become certified as a recreational Bungee Instructor with Defy Gravity, you will automatically become an AFFILIATE of Defy Gravity Fitness. You will be providing recreational Bungee Fitness classes under the Defy Gravity brand and will be entitled to Affiliate Studio discounts on equipment, updates on all course materials, and business/marketing advice.

We welcome new Bungee Instructors and Affiliate Studios from anywhere in Australia, New Zealand and around the world.