From fake tan, hair curlers and outrageously coloured leotards, the world of Physical Culture or ‘Physie’ is truly like no other.
The unique dancing movement fuses together sport with a variety of different dance styles. Think hip hop and jazz meets aerobics. With lots of smiling.
Unbeknown to some, every week thousands of girls around the country don colourful outfits and practice dance routines in community halls.
And it’s a tradition that’s been going on for the past 126 years in Australia.
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Beyond all the glamour, the movement is focused on empowering women by bringing together grandmothers, mothers and daughters to make friends and build confidence.
And once you’re a Physie kid, you’re always a Physie kid.
Here are the seven things women who have taken part in Physie know to be true.
1. Physie takes fake tanning to a whole new level.
"Having orange fake tan literally rolled on with a paint roller."