Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
1. Q: Can anyone do SUSPENSION FITNESS (SF)?
A: YES! Your programme will be tailored according to Personal Goals and Medical history
2. Q: Will I be successful in my first class?
A: YES! Everyone leave the class with a feeling of success! This is a SF with deep philosophy. There is no competition, no ego and everyone works at their own pace.
3. Q: Do I need to be physically fit?
A: NO, because the SF hammock supports you in your poses and you are encouraged to work at a level that feels natural to you.
4. Q: How hard is SF?
A: Each class is as hard or as easy as one chooses to work and each personal programme consisting of stepping stone movements is designed to suit the individual.
5. Q: I am pregnant, have a medical condition or injury - can I do SF?
A: SF contains a strong restorative component. To ensure the best outcome we will need to know if Pregnancy, glaucoma, recent surgery(shoulder, eyes, back, hip, hands, wrists),very high/low blood pressure, easy onset vertigo, severe arthritis, heart disease, artificial hips, recent head injury.
6. Q: What should I wear?
A: Wear workout clothing that covers the arms and legs. Cotton fabric is best (non- slippery) and reasonably fitting as you will be upside down. No jewellery
7. Q: What should I bring?
A: An open mind.
8. Q: Should I come on an empty stomach?
A: A full meal is not recommended.
9. Q: Will I get dizzy when suspended upside down?
A: Possibly, but there are always safeguards, monitoring in place, ginger candy and
you do become accustomed to upside down suspension.
10. Q: How will I feel after a SF class?
A: Taller, lighter, refreshed, pumped (muscles), relaxed, at ease
11. Q: Will the SF hammock hold me?
A: Every component part of the SF hammock is rated well over 900kg.
12. Q: What if I am afraid?
A: The difference between fear and excitement in the body is relaxation. During an inversion
you are only 7cm off the ground. Remember Roosevelt said " There is nothing to fear but
fear itself "and Eleanor Roosevelt said" Do something every day that truly scares you ".