Being authentic to me, is about delivering uniqueness and here at Bondi Gym, we believe allowing great joy in your life as well as authenticity is the natural outcome of a healthy collaborative process mixed in with a good dose of ‘do something that inspires and comes genuinely to you’.
In previous blogs we spoke about Art Therapy, and whilst it is not new, it is new to the offerings by the fitness industry. People need emotional support as well as physical health and fitness, and Michael and I are here to offer it.
Creating Healthy Art #creatinghART is about the merging of Art, Fitness and collaboration to form visually stunning fitness art installations that redefines the role of the fitness industry, with art the tool for creating good health and well-being.
At the After Dark in the Junction event held in September (a Waverley Council initiative to develop night life in Bondi Junction) we collaborated with fitness professionals who’s backgrounds range from Track and Field, Cross Fit, Body Building and Mixed Martial Arts to stage an artful exhibit of beautiful bronzed bodies moving in statuesque poses to music. Our collaborative crew of superstars were Sura Katz, Alessa Krze, Marcus Flanagan and non other than our very own Beata Luksaite.
Check out below the vid of our superstars on the night…
Needless to say, our stellar cast of professionals were a mega hit. Hundreds of passers by on the night snapped and Insta’d their every move, making testament to it’s success. For all who participated, it was a stand out moment.
Our purpose was to enrich lives and encourage holistic good health. We really want to make a difference in the lives of people in our community and turn Making Fitness Art into the next wellness trend to spread across the globe. #creatinghART
Beata Luksaite – Lithuania’s greatest export to Australia and Bondi Gym’s Fitness Manager
Sura Katz – US Track and Field & Field Hockey superstar. Bringing athletics to the everyday.
Alessa Krze – A sports star from the wonderful outdoors of Slovenia to Sydney’s East. Read about her journey and philosophy on training.
Marcus Flanagan – A man of talent… elite basketball, body building, professional MMA, trainer, coach and now street artist. Find out more here.
Brett Chan – Double Happy
Another #creatinghART project… Art, Music and Skateboarding, that’s Brett our new muralist. If you haven’t been in the gym for a while, the next time you come in you’ll no doubt, not be able to miss the new power packed mural that now features on our main front wall.
Titled Dynamic Shift, Brett’s artwork though vibrant with colour and energy somehow draws you in and leaves you with a sense of peace. With its’ slight Asian flavor of red and gold there is a feeling of, dare I say it, happiness!
HERE FOR THE JOURNEY | a blog by barbara choy