Courtney's Story: "I started at the back of the room, now I'm front and centre"

CourtneyBowen Australia Blog

"In 2017 three things happened. My daughter got married, I found out I was going to be a Nanna and I discovered I had been suffering from undiagnosed anxiety. The diagnosis led to a month off work and a year spent working with a Psychologist. 

These three things were instrumental in me coming to terms with the fact that I need to make changes because I was excessively overweight and very unhappy.

Two years later I'd lost over 50kg but I found that last 30kg very difficult. I joined a local gym and during my assessment I told the trainer that I liked dancing around my lounge to burn off some calories. She recommended a workout called Clubbercise and pointed out I could do the class in the dark with glow sticks to dance music. Of course, I went to the very next class and have been to just about every session since.

The freedom of exercising/dancing in the dark to cool music is so liberating for me. Through this class I lost my extra 30kgs and my cardio fitness went through the roof! 

My instructor, Emily, made me feel welcome from the beginning. I started at the back of the room, now I'm front and centre.

At 50, I'm now studying my Certificate III in Fitness and have completed the Clubbercise training course. It's a dream come true and I'm so excited for my future, I can't wait to bring this amazing class to more people in Adelaide."



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