ABOUT US
WHAT IS PHYSICAL CULTURE
It is a dance sport for Grandmothers, mothers, daughters and grand-daughters from ages 3 to 73. Physie, as it is more commonly known as, empowers girls and women through the joy of dance and the power of belonging. Physie incorporates modern dance, exercises, simplified ballet & aerobic warm up. Physie is great for self esteem, strength, fitness, flexibility, posture & coordination.The training that girls receive in Physie crosses over into their school life, giving them focus and ability to achieve their goals. Physie's consistent emphasis on teamwork and self-motivation also sees students achieve greater academic results and better social skills .
OUR CLUB
About Us
The club offers classes in Wynnum, Manly, Thorneside and Capalaba. We provide classes for girls from 3 years through to Ladies. At Wynnum Manly Physie we provide a fun and friendly atmosphere where girls of all ages and skill levels can participate and learn the fundamentals of physie.

Physie is a unique dance sport, with both team and individual competitions available to those who like the challenge of competitions. A lot of our members participate as the performances are a great way to show off all their hard work, build confidence and meet new friends.

Competitions not for you? We provide lots of other opportunities to show off skills and meet new friends. We participate in many other events, such as school fetes, club day, and of course, our annual exciting club showcase.

Some frequently asked questions.

How many times a week do you go to class?.

You can attend one or two classes a week

Q: Why is physie so affordable?

Physie is different to other dance schools. Physie is done in bare feet and no expensive costumes to buy. The only costume needed is a leotard. Physie is an affordable way to learn to dance with a touch of glamour and a lot of fun!

Q: Do you have to compete in competitions?

No, the competitions are completely optional, though they are a great way to build confidence and meet other Physie girls from all over Australia! It's a wonderful experience designed to encourage girls to become comfortable performing in a safe, positive environment.

Q: What sort of competitions are there?

There are two types of BJP Physie competitions. The first is team-based with 8 girls or ladies in one team performing routines together and the second is called Champion Girl, where girls pursue their individual goals. There are various competitions throughout the year, with club, interclub, state and national competitions.

Q: What do you wear for competitions?

Girls are only required to wear a BJP Leotard. Fishnet tights are optional and no dance shoes are required.

Q: What about tan, hair and makeup?

Fake tan is banned for girls under 15's and discouraged above 15 years. There are strict makeup rules for under 15's but not for adults. Hair is to be kept simple, stylish and feminine.

Wynnum Manly Physie has a group of fantastic and supportive teachers who teach the girls physie skills, confidence and help guide them to achieve their goals.


ASSOCIATE - Kerrianne Skiathitis
Kerrianne has been involved in physie for over 30 years and has been the owner/teacher of Wynnum Manly since the club opened. She is an accredited BJP Physie teacher. Kerrianne is a mother of 3 little ones, and enjoys participating in physie with her daughters. She feels physie is an awesome sport to be involved in with your daughter, and loves watching her daughter develop her physie skills.

ASSOCIATE - Kirrilee Ellul
Kirrilee teaches the Wynnum and Manly classes. She has been doing physie since she was 5 years old. She is an accredited BJP Physie teacher, as well as an accredited teacher with Education Queensland. Kirrilee will be teaching the 9-12 year classes at Wynnum and Manly


ASSOCIATE - Rochelle Ellul.
Rochelle has been doing Physie for 13 years and continues to teach the junior classes at Wynnum and Manly. Involved in many Zone and National Finals and awarded various places, Rochelle brings a wealth of knowledge and fun to our littlest dancers. .

ASSOCIATE - Shenae Salm.
Shenae is an accredited BJP physie teacher and has been teaching for Wynnum Manly for the past 8 years. She has a passion for dance and and has been doing physie for 11 years. She has been dancing since she was 3. having been professional trained in ballet, tap, jazz, gymnastics and cheerleading. Shenae has competed in numerous state and national finals, receiving may prizes. Shenae loves to share her love for physie with all of the girls .

ASSOCIATE - Zoe Stuart.
Zoe has been learning and performing Physie since she was 4 years old and is a third generation Physie girl. She was also classically trained at a dance studio along with jazz and tap classes for numerous years. Throughout her Physie career she has achieved numerous State Championship places and has been a competitor in many National Grand Finals. Along with her individual success she has been a part of numerous winning Physie teams and was also a member of an award winning dance troupe for Moreton Bay Girls College.

ASSOCIATE - Bryanan Ramirez
Bryanan has been performing physie with BJP for 28 years and loves being an associate for the organisation. She is a 4th generation physie girl and has a successful physie history holding many national and zone places, along with 2 National Champion titles from 2004 and 2017. Bryanan was delighted to join the Wynnum Manly teaching team in 2018 to teach the 13 year - Senior classes for all locations after relocating with her young family from Sydney where she used to run her own club. She has many years teaching experience and loves sharing her passion and love of physie with girls that she teaches. Incorporating her past knowledge as a national gymnast, certified progressing ballet technique teacher and a level 3 accredited BJP teacher she brings a wealth of knowledge to her classes. In 2019 along with the 13-1st year Senior classes, and Open Seniors Bryanan will also be teaching tiny tots and 5-8 years at the Capalaba location.

ASSOCIATE - Lyn Lamb
Lyn will be teaching our Ladies classes and brings a wealth of experience to the club. She has been actively involved in physie since she was five years old, as a performer and teacher. Lyn had a successful year in 2018 gaining a 3rd place in Queensland zone. Lyn loves teaching the Ladies classes and helping them stay active throughout their lives, something that is possible with physie! Lyn has a husband and two children who have all been involved in physie in some way!.