A: BBFS is suitable for those with any form of movement disorder due to the specialised equipment available however the studio caters to all abilities and fitness levels. All members receive a personalised program from our Exercise Physiologist. In addition, all of the group classes have a low/moderate/high-intensity rating and therefore cater for all abilities.
A: Following your initial assessment ($95) the BBFS membership is $35 per week direct debited on a fortnightly basis. This gives you unlimited access to the studio during opening hours in addition to all group classes. The studio has a strict 4-month lock-in contract to encourage long-term commitment to regular exercise.
A: The initial assessment cost is $95. This will allow the exercise physiologist to conduct a thorough assessment with you. During this assessment, a range of baseline physical outcome measures will also be taken. This allows the exercise physiologist to measure your strength, flexibility, balance and self reported quality of life. These tests are repeated every 6 months to monitor change. Please note that private health can be used for this initial assessment cost.
A: Yes – You are able to hold your membership for a maximum of four weeks per calendar year with no additional charge. This is an option AFTER you have completed your four-month lock-in contract. If you wish to hold your membership for longer than four weeks, a two-week ($50 – plus transaction fee) re-joining fee will apply on your return.
If you are away from the studio for more than 3 months or experience a significant change in your health, we will require a formal re-assessment to ensure your program remains safe and effective.
A: No. Given that BBFS is a membership-based model we do not use care plans for individual exercise sessions. While you may often receive one on one service from the Exercise Physiologist throughout your visit to BBFS, we do not provide services billable by Medicare.
A: Yes. This is possible through your capacity-building funding within your NDIS plan. Please call BBFS to speak to find out more about the billing process.
A: Yes – When you become a member of BBFS you can email the studio and we will provide you with an itemised receipt. You can use this receipt to claim back through your private health fund. Please note that your reimbursement amount will depend on your private health insurer and level of cover for Exercise Physiology services.
The Brain x Body Fitness Studio prides itself on the individualised and personalised nature of exercise prescription to maximise safety for its members. Each member must have an in-depth assessment prior to using equipment within the studio – unfortunately, this means we cannot offer a trial period. The Brain x Body Fitness Studio has a lock-in four-month contract which is essentially your trial period.