Graceful Body Pilates+Stretch

Penny Cook

575 Pacific Hwy
St Leonards NSW 2065

Servicing area: Servicing Sydney's Lower North Shore

Graceful Body Pilates+Stretch

Penny Cook has been a body-mind fitness practitioner for over 17 years and a Certified Pilates and Yoga/Stretch Instructor, passionate in supporting and inspiring you to nurture a balanced, strong and graceful body. When you train with us you are an active participant in your fitness and wellness. Our Pilates+Stretch classes bring together the best of Pilates body-conditioning and movement together with Stretching, release and relaxation for a truly balanced body. 

Graceful Body Pilates+Stretch

We are here for the balanced, strong and graceful body in all of us. Specialising in small group, personalised classes you receive extra care and attention. Since 2006 we have been the friendly face for Corporate Wellbeing and Fitness Programs, Boutique Studio and Community Classes and Private Training.

Join us for small group Studio Classes in St Leonards on Tuesday 7:30pm (Movement Class set to music) and Saturday 8:30am (Pilates and Stretch). Or invite us to your Workplace for fitness and wellness programs or one-to-one Private training.

Every exercise, movement and stretch in Graceful Body is designed to build strength, grace and flexibility. Our intelligent workouts target and sculpt long, strong and lean muscles in the legs, core, glutes and upper body. Special emphasis is placed on restoring postural alignment, building core strength and stability, while promoting efficient, fluent body movement. 

We also believe in balancing your workout with stretch, release and relaxation, understanding techniques and nurturing a deeper connection with your body to ensure lasting results. 

Develop the endurance, responsiveness and beauty or an elite athlete's body within your capabilities. No previous experience required. Discover and reach your potential in a step by step pace, ensuring your exercise is safe, inspiring you in fitness, wellness and in life! Newfound strength and gracefulness can be yours no matter who you are.

Your Instructor, Panagiota Cook has been a body-mind practitioner since 2001 and trained everyone from corporate executives and their teams, professional athletes, dancers, artists, expectant mums, children, sports enthusiasts, within a clinical environment, at various gyms and studios here in Australia and Internationally. She knows body-mind fitness works and loves to personalise and shape programs to your needs, body-conditioning goals and aspirations. 

"I love guiding you in your transformative workout towards a balanced, strong and graceful body. Inspiring you to build your strength, flexibility and freedom in movement gradually and intelligently for enduring results. Whether for your exclusive fitness, cross-training, recovery and rehabilitation, flexibility, release and relaxation, I love getting to know you and seeing you thrive in life. And call me Penny, my friends call me Penny".


Qualification Details

Certificate IV in Contemporary Pilates and Teaching Methodology (Tensegrity Training 2018) Matwork Pilates Certificate (Studio Pilates International 2018) Essential Pilates Matwork with a Fascial Focus (Stott Pilates 2018) Foam Roller, Level 1 (Stott Pilates 2018) Graduate Certificate in Yoga Therapy (Australian Institute of Yoga Therapy 2013) Prenatal & Postnatal Yoga Teaching Training Certificate (2012) Rainbow Kids Yoga Teacher Training (2011) Advanced Yoga Studies & Teacher Training Certificate (2005) Bachelor of Arts in Performance Studies, HRM and IR (The University of Sydney 2001) Other Experience Bodytone Yoga, Founder and Principal Instructor (2006-2018) Yogadance Company, Founder and Artistic Director (2007 -2018) Yoga and Creative Dance Summer Intensive, Mangala Studios Melbourne (January 2013) Broadway Dance Center, New York City, Dance Training Retreat (December 2013) Professional NRL Sports Team A-Grade Level, Stretch Training Provider (2011 -2012)

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Graceful Body Pilates+Stretch