Getting Fit in the Dark in Newtown


Learn the secret to joyously moving your bod in a room full of sweaty strangers at 7.30pm on a weeknight – no wine necessary.

On a Thursday evening in Newtown, a community hall on Church Street slowly fills with people. The lights are low and loud music blares from speakers.

“Give it a song or two and people are cheering and singing along at the top of their lungs,” says Ash Maher, who runs the Sydney chapter of No Lights No Lycra with her best friend Jodie Fisher. “It’s pretty amazing how you’re dancing on your own but feel the power of the group at the same time.”

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