Meet Our Expert Fitness Team
meet your TEAM
Anica wears many hats at the Beaconsfield Fitness Centre. As a group fitness instructor she delivers our express lunch 30 minute HIIT sessions weekdays and as our Gym Manager ensures our members and trainers are well looked after. Fuelled by a love of the outdoors, Anica's passion for health and fitness and the incorporation of this into everyday life supports and builds on the training philosophy of the Beaconsfield Fitness Centre.
Karly has had a love for sport and fitness from a very young age. Growing up, most of her time was spent playing netball, competing in gymnastics, and enjoying water sports. Now entering her passion for teaching, Karly is currently studying a Bachelor of Education in Secondary Health and Physical Education. Karly loves a friendly chat and is always available to lend a helping hand
With a wealth of experience in ultra-distance running, open water swimming, cycling, and triathlons, John possesses a deep-seated passion for the rigors and challenges of endurance sports. Since earning his qualifications in 2015, John has been dedicated to sharing his expertise, working both privately and with prominent sporting organisations like Athletics Australia and Triathlon Victoria, impacting countless participants with his insights. Currently, John's exploration of endurance sports is centred on the exhilarating world of ultra-distance off-road bike packing.
Shannon's role in the fitness industry began 31 years ago when she qualified as an aerobics instructor to allow for a work/life balance while raising her three girls. She then qualified as a PT in 2008 and began working from home. Shannon's spare time is spent with her family and friends. She loves coffee, trips away in the caravan, and spending time with husband Mick and their animals.
Jaye began her journey in the fitness industry at the age of 22. What began as a part-time job became her full-time career. Her passion for knowledge, correct technique, and new influences & inspiration hasn't waned. Jaye loves helping people lead happy and heathy lives, whilst also boosting their confidence in the potential of what their bodies and minds can achieve. Her favourite hobbies include horse riding, dancing and spending time in the sun with her family.
Rory's unwavering dedication to health and fitness is deeply rooted in his strong desire to ensure the well-being and happiness of not only himself but also his beloved family. This drive has propelled him to make significant contributions to the field. In 2019, he successfully completed his Bachelor's degree in Health Sciences with a major in Exercise Science and Nutrition, equipping him with a solid academic foundation in these critical areas of health. With a passion for helping others transform their lives through fitness, Rory has served as a fitness coach for over three years. During this time, he has honed his skills, not only in imparting exercise and nutrition knowledge but also in motivating and guiding individuals towards healthier and happier lifestyles. His journey as a fitness coach reflects his commitment to making a positive impact in the lives of those he interacts with. Overall, Rory's educational background and hands-on experience in the fitness industry underscore his dedication to promoting health and well-being for himself, his family, and the broader community.
From his formative years, Josh immersed himself in the world of sports, spending countless hours playing football and cricket. Those early experiences ignited a lifelong passion for athletics. To this day, Josh remain an unwavering sports enthusiast, with a passion for football, basketball, cricket, and, despite his lack of prowess, golf. As a dedicated golfer in his current pursuits, Josh may not boast exceptional skills on the green, but the sheer joy of the game keeps him going. His journey into the realm of fitness and wellness began when he discovered his profound affection for helping others achieve their fitness goals and lead healthier lives. This revelation prompted Josh to pursue a Personal Training qualification. Looking ahead, his academic path will lead him to Deakin University, where he will commence a Bachelor of Exercise and Sports Science in 2024. Ultimately, Josh's aspiration is to make a meaningful impact by working in a high-performance sporting environment or continuing his journey as a Personal Trainer.