Hello my name is Thea and my cervix hangs to the left

Every woman's favourite pastime - the pap smear Once every 12-months (or so) I rock up to my gynaecologist to spend about 15 minutes of my life having my cervix scraped.  And that day was today. The reason that I go every year, as opposed to every two years like most other women in Australia

I’m no Buddhist…

...but here's my take on meditation There is a wealth of science out there that supports why meditation is a good thing.  Feel free to google, or just read this for a quick flavour of the stuff that's out there. Meditation has a long and complicated history via a couple of religions or philosophies.  Here's

Secret Women’s Business – part three

How well do you know your own body? In my experience, probably not as well as you think. This third part of my mini-series focuses on you.  On us.  On women and all of the unique intricacies of our bodies, most specifically our genitalia and sexual reproductive organs.  And it's not all part of some

What it’s really like to train women

This one comes straight from the studio, and straight from my heart because this is what my 'job' is really all about.  For those of you who are fans of Simon Sinek, there's a little bit of 'why'. When I'm asked what I do I still stumble a little over the phrase, "I own my

Embracing the suck

I wrote last week in a newsletter (if you haven't signed up yet, why on earth not? HERE it is, and HERE is how to get signed up) about the pitfalls of SOS (Shiny Object Syndrome) and the especially challenging areas that need to be successfully navigated in order to fully recover. It got me

The power of the Plate – Amy’s story

I was lucky enough to start working with Amy over a year ago now.  When I met her, Amy had a two year old daughter called Ivy, and she had just finished five weeks of intense pelvic floor rehabilitation using a Power Plate at mishfit HQ.  Back then I didn't have a Power Plate Studio and so

Testimonial: Kathy

“I’ve been training with Thea for just over a year now. I was diagnosed with a prolapse three years ago and went down the path of physiotherapy and was told I could do no more. The slight improvement that physiotherapy had given me was the best I could hope for and I should be grateful

Testimonial: Steph

“Thea is by far the best personal trainer I have worked with. Her approach is realistic and understanding. Thea has a bright and bubbly personality which is just infectious, I always leave a class feeling re-energised and ready to take on the rest of my day. She knows what it’s like to be a mum

Getting Lost in Motherhood

Getting lost in motherhood – sometimes you have to get well and truly lost in order to be found I love being a mummy. It’s one of the most rewarding and simultaneously challenging things that I’ve ever tried to do. I can remember the exact moment I knew that it was time to start my

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