Originally named 'Pilates Studio New Farm', the business was established in 2003, earning a reputation for teaching high-quality, pure Pilates. In 2007, physiotherapist, Susan Cottrell, purchased the business, adding: physiotherapy; remedial massage; and cutting-edge equipment. The business expanded into two larger premises to acommodate its growth and its expanded service offerings.
In 2009 the business was re-named 'The Body Refinery' to reflect its range of rehabilitation and exercise programs, including:
The Body Refinery is committed to being a centre of excellence in the areas of movement instruction and treatment. Our services compliment one another to improve clients' vitality, performance and overall wellbeing.
All of the staff at The Body Refinery share a passion for healthy movement. Our fully-accredited instructors undergo regular training to keep pace with the latest trends.
On your first visit, one of our physiotherapists will conduct an initial consultation and ultrasound assessment, to identify your physical needs and discuss your goals and aspirations.
We will then design an appropriate program that suits your requirements. All Pilates classes are taught by qualified instructors, who will ensure you follow your individual program whether in a one-on-one or group class. This ensures you perform all exercises correctly, safely and achieve the best results. Healthcare rebates are available, with conditions.
We pride ourselves on making ourselves accessible and flexible, so you can incorporate effective movement into your busy life.
We structured our classes to provide you with flexibility and accessibility, whilst keeping class sizes small to ensure we provide personalised movements and maintain the highest quality standards.
For every class we recommend that you:
We encourage open and honest feedback so we can keep improving our service to clients. Please provide us with your valued feedback.
Please note that the Initial Consultation is compulsory for all new clients, regardless of experience.