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Cherelle Del Favero | Barefoot Physiotherapist and Sheer Transformations MemberCherelle Del Favero | Barefoot Physiotherapist and Sheer Transformations Member

At Sheer Transformations I feel like I am a part of a community.  Everyone is at the gym for their own reasons - some have extreme fitness goals like ninja warrior and others just want to function pain free - but we all support each other along our own journey. I don't ever feel like I’m in competition with anyone there (unless we want to be!) But at the same time I am kept accountable for arriving on time, pushing myself during a session and doing homework that benefits my goals - whether that be extra gym sessions or mobility work. I can highly recommend this place.

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Sal Oliver Lange | Barefoot PhysiotherapySal Oliver Lange | Barefoot Physiotherapy

Maggie-Laurie and Emma are incredible trainers that work very closely with our physios.  Cannot recommend highly enough!

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WendyWendy

Sheer Transformation is the real deal, I have been given encouragement and support in achieving my goals with trainers who care.

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WazzaWazza

The trainers at Sheer are always conscious of making classes challenging to all our varied fitness levels so everyone feels personally accommodated, and the trainers effort to work with us around any injuries carried, allows everyone to be motivated to perform to a level where you walk away sweaty and satisfied with the effort you've put in!

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Tanya EnglandTanya England

If you're looking for a workout space that is safe, comfortable and free from judgement, ego and attitude then I can't recommend Sheer Transformations highly enough. This place has become my second home, and while I'm not sure I'll ever be able to say that I love exercise, I DO love my Sheer Family and the endless amount of support, encouragement, humour and friendship that I find within the walls of this little unassuming blue and white building.

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Trina SchmidtTrina Schmidt

Maggie-Laurie Watts (Mags), and her trusty crew at Sheer Transformations, don't just transform bodies - they transform lives.

I could tell you about how Mags helped me regain my former self after I became a mother. I could tell you about how my physical fitness far exceeds that which I ever expected, how thrilled I am with my new body, and the immense improvement to my overall health. It is all true, but it vastly understates the magic that Sheer Transformations brings to one's life. So, instead, I wish to tell you about Maggie-Laurie Watts and her visionary and selfless commitment to transforming people's lives through health and fitness.

I have been a member of Sheer Transformations for just over a year now. I first met Mags on a cold, rainy day in June when she invited me inside her studio for some refuge. In what I now know to be typical fashion (and one of her not-so-secret powers), Mags subtly convinced me to return that weekend for a consultation session. lf I am to be completely honest with you, then I must confess that I had every intention of cancelling before the time with some plausible excuse. But, there is something very enigmatic and soulful about Mags that makes you want to do right by her. So, I fronted up to the session and the rest, as they say, is history. I often reflect on how my life would be less enriched had I made a different choice that day.

Mags is an authentic, giving and loving person. She genuinely and purposefully wants to augment people's lives, and the world, through health and fitness. She visibly experiences great joy in others' achievements and she inspires you to want to do and be better. She lives her life with energy and passion and this translates into a motivating, supportive and devoted training environment. She is a solid reminder of how you owe it yourself to take care of your most valuable asset - you (mind and body). To skimp on your training schedule, or give less than your all, would somehow seem a betrayal of oneself and a compromise of the active and fulfilling life that you could possibly have.

And as if this isn't enough, she brings together like-minded people in a network of care and support. This is reflected in the wonderful crew (trainers and health professionals) that Mags has enlisted within Sheer Transformations; who all share her quality of authenticity and passion for health and fitness. It is also palpable in the group training sessions and social and charity events that she hosts under the auspice of Sheer Transformations. You don't just train at Sheer Transformations; you inextricably form meaningful and enduring friendships with wonderful people who you otherwise would not have met. If you could infuse Mags' approach to life and business, the world would be a far more sustainable place indeed.

My life is all the better for that fabulously fateful day in June last year. I have regained my health and reprioritised my life for greater fulfilment. I have extended my social network and that of my family with remarkable people. And, most unexpectedly but gratefully, I have made a very dear and cherished friend in Maggie-Laurie Watts.

Do yourself a favour - experience the Sheer Transformations magic. You owe it to yourself.

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Terry DTerry D

Maggie and I have worked in partnership over the last 2 years to improve my overall fitness, core, back and upper body strength.  From an initial goal to run the Bridge to Brisbane 10km run to ongoing rehabilitation of knee and back injuries, Maggie has provided personalised programs and support to facilitate and encourage my continual fitness journey. In particular, I have found the improvement in my posture and core and back strength has improved my general lifestyle outlook.   Maggie has worked in conjunction with my sports medicine doctor and physio and their recommendations to provide a personal, adaptable fitness regime that I credit with my recovery from these injuries. Under her guidance, I have set in motion a regime to take me forward to a fit and healthy future. Maggie is a star!

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Shellie TownerShellie Towner

Love Sheer so much! The classes are awesome, there is something different on all the time and the trainers are great! They push you while still being nice and friendly - like smiling assassins, I guess.  Everyone at Sheer is really positive and we are like a community. No bad vibes, negativity or big egos! Just awesome people working hard and getting results.

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Shellie TemplemanShellie Templeman

Sheer Transformations and trainers have supported my journey to a happy, active lifestyle.

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SimbaSimba

ST are helping me get stronger so that I can live better with a lower back injury and chronic migraines. With Maggie’s help and patience I am stronger and more confident about living with pain. One on one training and care has kept me moving and changed my perspective on what I can achieve.

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SissySissy

I remember sitting down very quietly on my first day at Sheer Transformations thinking what on earth is going on in this place, everyone knew everyone by name, saw I was a newbie and made the effort to introduce themselves and have a chat. Coming from a big commercial gym I'd never seen anything like it. I soon realised that this place doesn't operate like a normal gym it all, it's like going to visit your long lost sweaty, strong, supportive family who makes you run when you don't want to and pick up heavy things when you don't think you can.

There have been numerous occasions where I have tried to convince Maggie and Sparky that I'm actually dying from all this exercising but thank goodness they showed no mercy. I have never felt stronger or fitter in my life and really owe that to all of the wonderfully horrible trainers.

I had always struggled with my weight and I'm proud to say that this is no longer the case. Sheer Transformations has made me realise that I have the power to change, my body and my mind. Going from a very unhappy size 14 to a confident and healthy size 10 I can now say that for the most part I actually enjoy running and picking up heavy things (sorta)

So as I'm moving away this weekend I'd like to say a massive thank you to all of the trainers and amazing members that really have changed my life. I will forever recommend this gym to anyone and everyone with my whole heart.  Lots of love and appreciation.

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Susie RoeSusie Roe

1… Sheer Transformations is the best gym I have ever had a membership. The trainers push you and work with you to achieve the results you want. If you are carrying an injury or soreness there is always an alternative that works you just as hard. And the best bit about this gym, is that we are a family. The people who are members are friendly and there is no ego, we all support each other to do our best, there is no competition (only friendly). Maggie and Sparky and the team of trainers work you hard and make sure you have a laugh at the same time. Come and check them out.

2… Sheer Transformations... its your new family.  Sheer pushes you to be your best in a supportive and challenging environment.

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Sandy TaylorSandy Taylor

Joining the Sheer family has changed my life for the better. Not only have I achieved so much already with my fitness and strength but am also learning about nutrition and ways to make life happier and healthier. The support and love and encouragement I receive is unbelievable. If you want to have a healthier, happier life and meet so many amazing people. Sheer Transformation is for you. Nothing to loose but so so much to gain.

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Sam JonesSam Jones

So grateful that Maggie and the Sheer Team were recommended to me! Sheer Transformations is a super friendly and encouraging environment. Maggie is a wealth of knowledge with her main focus to get you healthy and fit safely. Not often is training and nutrition really tailored to your individual fitness level and specific needs but at Sheer the emphasis is on long term sustainable results. There are also plenty of 'mind/ body/ nutrition' and 'challenge' workshops held to help you stay motivated and on top of your goals. Whatever your fitness starting point is Maggie and Emma have the experience and knowledge to get you moving towards your goal!

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RustyRusty

I have been going to Sheer Transformations since January 2011. All I can say is a huge "thank you".  Maggie is an inspirational motivated trainer, also she is one of the most genuine down to earth lovely people I have ever met.  With the help of her partner Steve and various other trainers over my time, I have seen some incredible results, I have lost weight, toned up, gotten fitter and had fun and made friends along the way.  Getting a compliment from someone saying you have lost weight gives you the best feeling in the world.  What I have achieved has taken hours upon hours of sweat in her gym, losing weight isn't going to happen overnight and there is no quick fix.  I'm only a third of the way! But starting at Sheer Transformations has literally put years back onto my life, of which I am eternally grateful.

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Rhett TurnerRhett Turner

I’ve been with Maggie and the Sheer Transformations team for about 5 years now. Joining was one of the best decisions I’ve made in life. I struggled with normal 24 hr gyms, just due to the fact that being on your own is hard and trying to get the most out of a workout on your own is extremely difficult to keep up the intensity and motivation and paying for one on one PT sessions can get very expensive. It also made me feel like a hamster, just on the wheel going round and round on the same machines and weights. I pay a membership for the weekly classes and get to go to as many morning and night sessions as I want. The classes aren’t too big and you get the expertise and feedback from the trainers without having to pay for one on one sessions. Sheer Transformations has brought life, motivation, intensity, and fun to all my workouts for the last 5 years. Every day is different and constantly work muscles that I didn’t know existed. The team bring variety and fun to what can sometimes be hard to get motivated for and I’m always so happy I got to gym. There is no ego’s with any staff or clients and what this place offers is so much more than a workout, it’s encouraging, it’s friendly, it’s family.

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Renee TrevaskisRenee Trevaskis

It’s hard to remember what I was like before I was introduced to Maggie and the Sheer team. What I have achieved, how far I have come. I had goals, and we smashed them. I have lost 30kg, and I feel strong. In my body and mind, I have made amazing friendships, people who have never let me give up on what I wanted to achieve. Without a shadow of a doubt-changed my life.

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Robyn KasRobyn Kas

Really enjoy the atmosphere. I'm sure I'll grow to love the exercising!! Thanks Maggie for never giving up on me, even when I waver.

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Rebecca EndersbyRebecca Endersby

I started at Sheer because my personal trainer (who is amazing) changed gyms and I’m so happy that she did. This little gym is full of so many supportive people. I never feel awkward or out of place like I do at the bigger more commercial gyms. I also feel like the trainers are about being healthy and happy not a certain weight or fitness level. Could not recommend this place enough!!

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Ruth SaundersRuth Saunders

Small, quaint, family orientated place with energetic, encouraging and inspirational trainers that create miraculous realistic and true results.

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Rhiannon DenvorRhiannon Denvor

Trainers who know what they are doing and sincerely care, assisting you to reach your goals by enabling you to make any required changes to mindset and lifestyle.

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Rosalie HRosalie H

Maggie-Laurie not only focuses on your health and fitness goals, but ensures your mindset is right too.  She accepts no excuses but offers complete support with whatever you want to achieve. Maggie actually cares about you and your results and this comes through in the fantastic service she delivers.  I have not worked with another trainer like her.

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Pat WeirPat Weir

I love this gym.  It offers a unique experience of a gym family, that makes training fun and social.

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Peter TassiusPeter Tassius

What strikes me most is the happy, supportive and professional atmosphere at Sheer Transformations.  It is my feel-good fix. Personal training with Steve changed my coordination, flexibility and endurance.  My confidence grew and with encouragement I finished the 20km Tough Mudder Obstacle Race.

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Nell SandersonNell Sanderson

Would recommend Sheer Transformations for any age and fitness level. I have been attending for only a month and the staff and other members of the Sheer family have made me feel really welcome . It's a great environment to be able to workout at your own pace with lots of ongoing encouragement . I'm in it for the long haul.

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Marg DonaghueMarg Donaghue

1… My personal training sessions with Maggie have reaped rewards for me when I recently received the results of a bone density scan, a routine test for a woman in her 60’s. The results showed that there had actually been an improvement in my bone density scores, particularly in my lumbar area that had been an area of injury and concern.   Maggie has designed my program to work on my flexibility, improve the strength of my postural muscles, as well as work on my balance and local muscular endurance. The result has been a marked improvement to a back injury and a positive result from the bone density scan. I couldn’t be more pleased with what has been achieved and the attention and focus that Maggie has provided to achieve this outcome for me.

2… Team effort! I would like to acknowledge the care Maggie took to help with a back injury that I recently suffered. She contacted the physiotherapist I was seeing at Finesse Physiotherapy and discussed how my personal training sessions with her could complement the treatment he was giving. She also worked in conjunction with a Massage Therapist and between this amazing team of three, treated the injury with a professional level of care that was outstanding. I really look forward to my sessions with Maggie and the motivation, care and commitment she brings to these to help me to achieve my fitness and well-being goals.

3… Maggie has been our personal trainer for 5 years during which time she has designed programs for us to improve core strength, balance, and overall cardiovascular fitness. Recently she provided support, encouragement and specialised training for a Kokoda track experience made easier by the work she had designed as preparation.

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Maggie EwenMaggie Ewen

“Fantastic Gym.. love the classes, the personal training, the atmosphere. something to look forward to every time I go It's like family. come along join a class it's worth every minute.

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Megan WinterMegan Winter

Maggie is the best personal trainer in Brisbane I've had. Her level of care, attention and compassion is something that I really love. Always welcoming. Always up for a laugh. Always motivating. Always there to give a hug if needed... or to give some tough love and motivation. I highly recommend Maggie for fitness, personal training, weight-loss, getting strong and building muscle and just improving life!

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Mitch HorneMitch Horne

I love exercising and working out at Sheer. But it’s not only the training that keeps me coming back. It’s the variety of exercises and classes, the fun activities, the information sessions, and last but not least, it’s like having a 2nd family.

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Michelle BMichelle B

My husband and I have been training at Sheer Transformations for the past 6 years. Maggie is a dedicated PT who has encouraged and guided us both, going above and beyond to help us both increase our fitness to the point that we now have stability and strength that has reduced past back and neck issues. We are both fitter, healthier and pain free thanks to Maggie and her team.

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Matt RyanMatt Ryan

Sheer Transformations has such a unique and personal style that I have found I don’t just physically feel better but with the support from the trainers and other members I mentally feel better being apart of the sheer fam.

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Michelle AshwellMichelle Ashwell

If you want a gym where people know your name, are genuinely supportive and make you feel comfortable in your own skin regardless of your fitness level then I highly recommend this gym. I can't say enough good things!

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Megs DoddMegs Dodd

I found this amazing place at a time where I needed my confidence and overall health to be better. Having my first conversations with Maggie she was amazing. From here I found a fantastic gym family that dug deep and supported each other amazingly...... beats the large gym chains any day. I felt comfortable and they kept me going and on track when sometimes I couldn’t. Turning up changed things for me and I really appreciate everything they do.

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Marco AliMarco Ali

1… “I can't thank all of the PTs at Sheer Transformations enough for helping me to completely change my life, not only physically but also mentally. It is by far the best fitness center I have been to, completely outdoing any other gym. The big difference? Maggie and her amazing team genuinely care about you and your fitness goals. Being a part of the Sheer family has made my life so much more rewarding. I am a better person for training with all of my gym family every week”.

2…. “The thing I have always loved about training at Sheer T is that I’ve never felt like just a member of a gym. All the trainers at the studio genuinely care for you as a person, your health, your goals and your results. This feeling has only been enhanced while working one on one with Emma. Her attention to detail has shown me how committed she is to helping me recover from an injury and take my fitness to the next level.

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LeehaLeeha

I’ve lost 4.5kgs in one month and am feeling fabulous.  My journey doesn’t end here though. Life changing and certainly more aware of what my body does and doesn’t need.

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Laletha VelLaletha Vel

I started my training with Sheer Transformation this year. It has been the most wonderful and positive experience, I could ever ask for in a gym. The training is altered to individual needs, focus and goals. I was lucky to have found Emma who was able to help me with my strength and flexibility in my ballet focused goals. It was not easy to find someone who shares the same passion as I do and be willing to train me. She has not only helped me with my physical strength but also my mental strength. She took a holistic approach with my training and made me believe in myself and that I can achieve my long term goals. Emma has also been very accommodating in fitting me in her schedule with my shift work. It has been a great experience to be part of the friendly, Sheer Transformation family. I would highly recommend Sheer Transformation to all my friends. The quality and personalised care is worth every penny.

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Lauren McPheeLauren McPhee

I love my Sheer T family!!! Maggie and Emma have created an all-inclusive, fun and supportive environment that is unlike any gym I have ever stepped into. The awesome people, the range of training styles, group fitness offerings and dedicated personal trainers mean that no matter your fitness level, motivation or walk of life, you will find Sheer T can help you get you on track to achieve your health and fitness goals. I am stronger and fitter than I have ever been and I have the incredible people in the Sheer T family to thank for that.

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Kelli HarveyKelli Harvey

I first met Maggie when I was a part of the program The Biggest Loser at the end of 2007.  When I met her I was 120kg and was feeling in dire straits about the situation that I was in.  After years of trying to lose weight I was beginning to feel it was impossible. I was 26 years old and my self-esteem was quite low.  Maggie and I trained regularly and from the first week that I began to lose weight. With every kilo that was lost bit by bit my self-esteem was feeling better.  Within a period of 6 months I lost 35 kg and was feeling better about whom I was and the way that I looked and this was all to do with Maggie. I have been to different trainers before but Maggie is special.  Maggie puts her clients before herself and every session commits herself to her clients. Organizationally she is always on time and will never take calls or texts through her sessions. She doesn’t double book and if ever she needs to reschedule it is done with a week’s notice.  As a trainer Maggie does not only care about the physical aspects of her clients but the emotional and inner aspects as well. Training with Maggie I have learnt more about myself as a person and have bettered from this experience. Maggie as a trainer is a consultative and adapts programs to suit you as a client.  If something doesn’t work she works with you to find an outcome that suits you and is going to extend you. The way that Maggie trains you is quite remarkable – you are pushed to your limits but in a supportive environment. It isn’t just about “feeling the burn” but making your muscles work using the correct technique without injury.  Maggie is inspirational and I can’t thank her enough for not only getting my body back but my life as well.

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Kate CreeveyKate Creevey

Hi there! I was referred onto Sheer T by my Physio after I had torn my shoulder for the second time playing roller derby. The second injury signalled my official end to playing derby and in my mind, the end to my athletic life. I was tentative to start training because traditionally PTs & gyms always just want to upsell me and gym-centred training always seemed samesy and expensive. I am also quite an anxious personality so the whole thing seemed a bit scary. HOWEVER from the first day I stepped into Sheer T it was obvious that it was actually a space for legit, real people and it was a community. That's what connected me with Sheer T. I completed my recovery training with Maggie, tracked by my physio, and then transitioned into taking one class a week and then with that came friendships and motivation and now I go every day after work to not only get in a bunch of varied workouts but also to get that mental health time and to be around positive, fun, motivated people. Now I am aiming to compete in ninja warrior because the inspiration from Sheer T has completely reinforced my limitless mindset. Sheer T helps me not only physically but mentally. Come join us!

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Kathryn McCollKathryn McColl

My first impression of Sheer Transformations from the moment I walked into the studio felt warm and extremely welcoming.  Maggie greeted me with her fabulous big smile and made me feel at ease immediately about the journey I was about to go on.  I joined Sheer Transformations looking for a private studio that could give me the personal attention I needed to achieve my goals.  What I didn't realise is that I would get so much more.  Sheer Transformations trainers and the members have changed the way I train and think about exercise.  There is not the feeling of intimidation or that you are just another 'number' that you feel when in a mainstream gym.  The group classes are excellent.  The trainers know each and every member and are able to not only provide technique coaching throughout the class but also create different options for those who need it. I do not know how to thank Maggie-Laurie and the team at Sheer Transformations.  I have been on a journey, feel like I have achieved my goals and ready to make new ones.  The constant support and coaching is without a doubt the main reason I was able to achieve higher than my own expectations.  Maggie-Laurie knows how to keep your motivation going and keep you accountable for your training and nutrition.  Thank you Sheer Transformations you have changed my life.

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Krystal HansenKrystal Hansen

Love this gym (aka my second home). Great trainers and great classes. Before I joined Sheer Transformation, I had been travelling for 13 months and hadn't been exercising regularly or eating healthy.  I was looking to join a gym and get my health back on track.  I didn't want to join a big chain gym where you feel like just a number, I was after a small friendly gym where you still got a personal experience.  Luckily I found Sheer Transformation.  Sheer Transformation is like a big family that works out together.  They have great classes that allow you to push yourself in a safe environment, Personal Training if you want the one-on-one and inspiring instructors to help you reach your goals (and beyond).  The instructors are always helping you out; whether it is checking your technique, encouraging you to push harder or supporting you when you just want to give up.  Whilst this gym may not be for everyone, it is definitely the gym for me.

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Too true...the team at Sheer Transformations focuses as much on the 'Personal' as they do on the 'Trainer'. It brings a tear to my eye to see.. whenever I visit ... the admiration and respect you all show my beautiful girl and amazing son. I have never been in a place that literally overwhelms me with such caring, consideration, dedication, devotion and especially Love. Congratulations to you all.. you demonstrate, without exception, that like minds attract.  If we could bottle the Ethos that 'is' Sheer Transformations the world would be much closer to what I think God intended. I found Maggie-Laurie bold and driven. She takes on board all that is offered and conjures dreams. My observations of her business style found a committed caring professional whose clients claim as a friend. I am proud to be part of Her dream.

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Jayde MorrisJayde Morris

Updating my review from when I first started. This is one of the best gyms I've ever had the privilege of being a part of. Everyone is family and everyone is equal. We all support and encourage each others goals and it's so amazing to walk in the door to the awesome let's kick fats butt atmosphere best people, best gym. Best trainers who lead us and inspire us to be fitter, stronger and healthier.

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JustineJustine

I have found Maggie to be a great inspiration even before I met her, living behind the Sheer Transformations Studio without knowing they were there. It’s wasn’t until I could hear music & someone calling out “You’ve got 5 more to go” or something along those lines when I was sitting at home watching television that prompted me to walk around & make an enquiry. It was then that I met Maggie & knew that this was the gym for me. I started going to the group classes shortly after that night & have only ever missed a handful of classes since.   Unfortunately I suffered a major wrist injury not long after I started training with Maggie & the team at Sheer Transformations, which would have caused me to stop my training altogether if I was attending another gym however under the guidance of Maggie & the team I have been able to continue & enjoy all of the group sessions, albeit with restrictions. I have even been able to continue losing weight.   Maggie & all of the trainers have been a great inspiration & help to me particularly since my injury and I have been able to achieve more than I ever hoped for not only with my Health & Fitness but also my personal & working life. Thank you Maggie & the Sheer Transformations team, you are all amazing people and I am truly grateful.

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Jacinta NewmanJacinta Newman

14-12 weeks before my wedding in Nov 2011 I was determined to tone up and shed 6kgs.  I wanted the confident "love my body" me back that I used to remember 10 years ago.  I didn't want to worry about what other people thought when they saw me in my wedding dress.  I wanted to walk down the aisle in the best possible mental and physical health I could possibly be in.  Oh and I wanted to be the bride with the amazing arms and NO belly pouting when I looked back through my wedding album.    What I didn't realise when I set this goal is what I would fully gain in return. Thanks to the love, dedication and support Maggie and the Sheer Transformation team has for their clients I got the "confident me" back.   Through hard work, sweat, and a fantastic programme that challenged me I lost the weight and toned up.  But gaining confidence is more than just loosing the weight, its about finding yourself, believing in yourself and being comfortable with YOU.  Thank you does not even come close to the gratitude and appreciation I have for what Maggie and the team do for their clients day to day.

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Judy KidcaffJudy Kidcaff

Maggie-Laurie is a truly excellent trainer.   She is passionate about fitness and it shows through the energy and enthusiasm she brings to every session. Her easy going, friendly personality creates a relaxed, comfortable atmosphere.  She makes each workout challenging, creative and most importantly, fun! She also places a high value on correct form with each exercise. She motivates me to push past my perceived limits to get results.   She works with the whole person -- mentally, emotionally and physically. Because of her efforts, I am stronger and more flexible, I have better balance and most importantly, working out has become fun. I recommend her without reservation.   If you are serious about changing your life for the better, Maggie-Laurie and the Sheer Transformations team will lead you every step of the way.

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Jo BaldwinJo Baldwin

Maggie has been my personal trainer for many years. She has helped me to gain strength, fitness and to maintain it. Her flexibility has helped me to maintain some semblance of routine exercise despite work travel schedules, pregnancy and later with a small baby.  As an older Mum, I was concerned about maintaining my fitness for both the birth and keeping up with a young child. With the luck of a trouble-free pregnancy and the help of Maggie, I was still doing light weights and boxing training sessions within 5 weeks of my due date. I recommenced training again about 12 weeks after giving birth with light weights and aqua sessions. This allowed me not only to get great exercise, but to also do something that focused on me.   My daughter is now 4 and my diet and exercise regime has varied in quality over the years since her birth as I struggled to balance work and family. Maggie has supported me through this and assisted me to find a way to continually improve my diet, exercise and ultimately my health. The payback for me is the energy I have to spend with my family.

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Janita HartwigJanita Hartwig

Emma, Maggie and the team at Sheer have introduced me to the world of a fitness FAMILY, meaning you are not alone in your endeavours! Working in an industry where I travel almost 50% of the time means that I can't get to the gym as often as I used to. By running target related challenges, offering open gym sessions and a variety of classes, I have been able to focus on my movement and mindset whilst mingling with a variety of other regulars who are just as welcoming and supportive as Emma & Maggie. They focus on the whole person - physically, mentally and emotionally, both being interesting people, and interested. Working one-on-one with Emma, I have had huge progress in my technique and strength as she pushes me further whilst maintaining a bubbly and safe environment full of professionalism, confidence and encouragement. Sheer Transformations is a place where you can feel at home!

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Jude WinterJude Winter

Real people, real results!! That is certainly true!! Such a warm, friendly environment with a team of knowledgeable, encouraging trainers who have given me the confidence to achieve a better understanding of what I can accomplish. I am so grateful to the Sheer Team for helping me to kick goals and improving my fitness!!

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Ian AshleyIan Ashley

Love the “just right” class sizes and the “perfect for me” drills - great instructors make variety the spice.

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Grant SheeanGrant Sheean

Sheer Transformations is quite simply the best gym I have ever been a member of. The atmosphere is great! The workouts are unique, challenging and always changing.  Maggie-Laurie is an awesome, inspiring individual and her staff are very excellent trainers. Love the place. Love the people. Highly recommend anyone wanting to join a gym, forget the corporate, sterile names and check out Sheer.

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Dot NelisonDot Nelison

Sheer Transformations is Awesome, Fabulous People and Inspirational. Lifestyle much happier an healthier.

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Damien BrownDamien Brown

Sheer Transformations has become a big part of my life.  When I first met Maggie & Steve 18 months ago I was feeling heavy & very unfit. I had developed bad eating habits & there was certainly no inclination to exercise. (Years of inactivity were starting to take their toll!) Maggie identified key areas for me to work on & so began my Sheer Transformation journey.  Maggie chooses great trainers whom I trust and rely on to keep me motivated and moving. This Team has kept me focused and hungry for change. My strength & fitness has increased; my attitude & energy levels GREATLY improved. I have become motivated & competitive. My goal is to continue to improve. Maggie & her Team provide relentless motivation and support. They are both professional & passionate. There is constant attention to technique & injury prevention.  The Trainers & other Clients at Sheer Transformations are ALWAYS friendly, positive, enthusiastic and encouraging. Each & every session is different. I always feel challenged & yet supported. I have recommended Sheer Transformations to many people & will continue to do so.

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Cherelle Del FaveroCherelle Del Favero

Mags has been able to help me return to sport injury-free after having 2.5yrs off training. I am now on a journey of being stronger, fitter & more mentally strong than ever. If you want to set some goals & achieve them you need to meet this girl!

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Chrystal MurphyChrystal Murphy

Thanks to this amazing program the spare tyre that was bulging out from under my tank is gone for good.  

In just 30 days Chrystal lost 6kg of fat and 55cm!

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CaraCara

I lost 30 kg’s and 4 dress sizes!  I am so proud of myself and I hope I can inspire others because they can do it too.

 

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Catherine McDowellCatherine McDowell

I'm so thankful to God for bringing Maggie-Laurie Spark into my life. She is such an amazing PT and so passionate about her work. She makes working out super fun even when it's super tough. Best of all, she believes that you're capable of so much more than you would have thought and helps get you there!

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Chad SmithChad Smith

For me Sheer Transformations is more than just a place of physical training. Here the trainers care about my wellbeing. Maggie and Emma ensure that their members are working towards goals that are both mental and physical. After more than 5 years I’m still training. The classes have me working hard but I still love it. Sheer Transformations is big part of my ongoing health and wellbeing.

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Ben J WoodBen J Wood

Come here, work out. You'll love it. 11/10 would train here again.

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Ben BruinBen Bruin

Maggie-Laurie is the missing link between personal development and physical development. Maggie-Laurie was fundamental to my success in regaining my life, retraining both my mind and body. Over a period of 16 weeks Maggie-Laurie not only changed my body from that of a 106kg morbidly obese man, to one of a 63kg honed machine. Not only was Maggie-Laurie able to re-shape my body, she also strengthened my mind, to the point that I was able to redefine my existence and develop a small idea into a thriving business. I recommend Maggie-Laurie to anyone who is looking to create change in their life, whether physically or mentally. Maggie-Laurie is the missing link between personal trainer and life coach.

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Alison DowerAlison Dower

I have been training at Sheer Transformations for just over a year now. ST has an amazing supportive atmosphere and holistic approach to assist me in reaching all of my goals! Maggie and the team have shown an exceptional level of dedication to me reaching my goals and I am extremely grateful for that. The group classes are supportive whilst pushing each person to attain the next level in their fitness in class sizes that ensure no-one can shy away from giving their all. I am very grateful for all of the support and encouragement that I get from the team for both my fitness journey and my broader goals and aspirations.

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Al NewmanAl Newman

"I've trained with Maggie-Laurie and the Sheer Transformations Family on and off (as I felt I needed) over the past 7 years. Every time, Maggie-Laurie has welcomed me with open arms and then determined what needed to be achieved and by when. I can't recommend Maggie-Laurie enough, for her motivational, infectious attitude and her ability to inspire you to want to achieve your goals. Because that's just it, the goals are yours and not dictated to you."

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Ashmita ElevensonAshmita Elevenson

“BEST GYM!! The name says it all, your body transforms whilst having a fun workout, and the trainers are machines always so eager in getting everyone's goals met! I hated working out but now I just can't get enough!! Real people real results”!

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Ashleigh DahlAshleigh Dahl

1… “I am so great full I have found sheer transformations. I am a new person in the making I feel so much better. The trainers are so amazing nice and very helpful, they make u feel welcome I love it so much”.

2… “Before starting with sheer transformation I was lazy, unmotivated, tired and unhealthy. I took a good look at my self, the food that I was eating and the foods that my son was eating and decided to do something about it as I didn't want my son growing up with out his mum or my son being over weight and unhealthy. When I was bored I would eat foods while watching TV or through my days work looking after the children, as I am a child care worker. I made poor food choses and had no portion control so I just eat what I felt like. I would had a least 1 600ml bottle of coke a day sometimes long with a pack of lollies just to get me through my day at work. Then come home and order take-away or cook bad foods. So I decided to change my ways, I was on Facebook when I seen Becky Gray was a personal trainer and I pm her asking if she could train me, took be about 2weeks to get motivated to actually go once I did I haven't stop going I train with Bucky 2 nights a week and 1 class a week and haven't felt better. I love sheer transformation and the people in the gym are nice, motivated and very supportive to achieving your goals with you. My start weight was 97kg my weight now is 91 kg in 2 months I have lost 6kg’s. My goal weight is 75kg so I still have 16kg to lose, which I am going to achieve. Since doing my 8week crank it challenge I achieved my 3k run at the end of the challenge and smashed it feeling so proud and good about myself, now my new challenge is to be able to run 5 kg with out stoping. I have never been able to run with out stop and have not been able to run 3 k now I can and I am so proud of my self. This is just the beginning of my journey”.

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April TApril T

"After having a baby 2 years ago I needed help getting back on track with exercise and diet. Maggie and the Sheer family have been amazing - the friendly supportive atmosphere and some gentle nudging from Maggie have produced awesome results for me".

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Alexis DubajAlexis Dubaj

“Sheer Transformation is not just a training studio, but a family.

Maggie and Steve have built an amazing, supportive space, and encourage its members to support each other inside and outside the training studio. Along with the other trainers like Emma and Chris, their approach to healthy living is holistic and includes not only quality training and nutrition, but mindset and goals; stress and hormonal influences, and the recovery process.

Since walking into this place 4 months ago, I have not looked back, and achieved some amazing goals in a short time thanks to their encouragement, advice and support”.

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Alex ElyseAlex Elyse

“Sheer Transformations is such a supportive gym and the staff are fantastic! Coming to a class after a bad day always manages to turn my day around”!

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Adri-AnneAdri-Anne

“Being a regular at Sheer could be described a little like this...above the sounds of the pumping music is always friendly chatter and laughs, between the reps of weight lifting and lunges there is always someone who will squeeze out a smile to let you know they are feeling it too and even on those days where just getting there was tough you are guaranteed a hug if one is needed. Young, old, babies even puppies and dogs - everyone is made to feel welcome! Sounds like a family, feels like a home”.

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