Personal training is a fantastic way to get the results you want with safe and professional guidance. Whether you are starting out or in need of some fresh fitness ideas, the support, knowledge and motivation our personal trainers offer is invaluable. Everyone’s needs are different and it’s important to find a trainer you connect with. Contact our Personal Trainers by calling (03) 218 2989, coming to our Recreation Centre on Tay Street or via their personal emails listed with their profiles.
Meet our team of Personal Trainers
I am in the business of helping people become fit, happy and healthy so that they may consciously evolve and thrive in their own health and wellness. I believe this is best done in an education based process. Give a person a fish, feed them for a day, but teach a person to fish and you help feed them for a lifetime.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Physical Education (Otago), Corrective Holistic Exercise Kinesiology CHEK Level 2, Nutritional and Holistic Lifestyle Coach HLC Level 2, Functional Diagnostic Nutrition.
Experience: Over 20 years experience in the fitness industry, Personal Training trainer, Personal Training manager for Les Mills and Fitness First Australia, Personal Training facilitator for Les Mills New Zealand, various sports including rugby, body building and multi-sports.
Specialities: End stage rehabilitation, corrective exercise specialist, functional movement specialist, nutrition and lifestyle programmes, functional diagnostic nutrition, supplementation.
Suyash Pawar (SUVI)
Keeping fit and active is a great way to live longer, healthier and have more fun in life! “I believe that everybody can be happy with their bodies, free from pain and full of life. This can be best achieved through tailormade exercise programmes and finely tuned nutritional plans.”
Qualifications: Bachelor of Sport and Exercise (New Zealand), Diploma in Fitness (Australia), Certificate III and IV in Fitness (Australia), Strength and Conditioning Coach (ASCA).
Experience: Overall 5 years of industry experience, Strength and Conditioning Coach - Rugby Southland (Stags), The Cycling Club of Baroda (India), Baroda Road Runners (India), Personal Training - Bootcamps Australia, Sydney Health Educators, Reclaim Fitness (India), Australian Track and Field Club Coach (Athletics Australia), Bootcamp Group Training - Melissa Fitness (Invercargill).
Specialities: High performance analyst, core conditioning, power, strength and functional training, shredding fat and toning muscles, postural correction, rehabilitation post injury and injury prevention, flexibility and mobility.
“It doesn’t matter how slow you jog - you’re lapping everyone on the couch.”
Qualifications: Bachelor in Teaching, Diploma in Sport and Recreation, Bachelor in Sport and Exercise, Les Mills, Radical Fitness.
Experience: Over 7 years in the industry - group fitness training, mature age population, cardiac rehabilitation
Specialities: Females, weight loss, core strength and stability, flexibility, functional training.
I am a self proclaimed health nut who enjoys tramping, the outdoors, time in the gym, sport and spending time with family and friends. Since joining the fitness industry I have gained strength and mobility in all aspects and have more energy to do the things I enjoy. Good nutrition and exercise improves the function of the whole body in every way. Living a healthy lifestyle and working in the fitness industry is very important to me not only because of the health benefits but because I enjoy the interaction and satisfaction of creating a difference.
Qualifications: Qualified Personal Trainer, Diploma in Sport and Exercise Science (Level 5), currently studying a Bachelor in Sport and Exercise Science (level 7), Health and Safety certified (First Aid), Trainee Radical Group Fitness Instructor.
Experience: Overall 3 years working/studying in the fitness industry, Fitness Instructor - Advance Fitness, 4 years of diversity training including gaining 14kg of lean mass/ losing 12% body fat, Bootcamp Group Training, Representative Rugby, training with professional coaches, communication and rapport training.
Specialities: Weight loss, flexibility and mobility, strength and power training, resistance training, sports specific, cardiovascular/aerobic fitness, HIIT/circuit training, core specialist, group fitness, nutritional advice.