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Specialty areas

  • One on One or Small Group Training
  • Core Strength
  • Fitball Conditioning


  • Certificate III and IV in Health and Fitness (Personal Trainer)
  • Certificate in Functional Training
  • Certificate in Strength and Conditioning
  • Level 1 and 2 Fitball Accreditation
  • Certified Les Mills Instructor (Bodycombat, Bodypump, Bodybalance)
  • International Accredited Trainer in Kimax
  • Certified Aqua Instructor
  • Diploma in Reflexology

“A passion for exercise has fueled my 20-year career in the Health and Fitness Industry. As a former nurse, my deep understanding of the human body informs client-specific programming. I prioritise holistic fitness, ensuring each session emphasises safety, technique and coaching to build lifelong habits, skills and knowledge. Core strength development is my specialty, crucial for improved performance and functionality. I believe in starting with small changes that lead to bigger wins.”


Specialty areas

  • One on one and small group training
  • Weight management
  • Nutrition Coaching


  • Certificate III and IV in Health and Fitness
  • Certificate IV Weight Management Coaching
  • Certificate in Functional Training
  • Certificate in Maximum Strength
  • Meno-fitness Instructor certification
  • Certificate in Shoulder Injury Management
  • Certificate in Back Pain Management

“I’m a Personal Trainer and Lifestyle Coach with a strong passion for health and fitness, which I developed while overcoming my own health challenges. I understand the struggles of weight management, especially for women facing various age-related issues. My approach focuses on tailored, effective, and age-appropriate training, complemented by nutrition expertise. Let me help you reach your health and fitness goals.”


Specialty areas

  • One on One or Small Group Training
  • Female Strength Coaching


  • Certificate III and IV in Health and Fitness
  • Level 1 Australian Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Certificate in Functional Training
  • Level 1 Precision Nutrition
  • Pilates Mat Instructor
  • Mental Health First Aid

“Movement has been a vital aspect of my life, crucial for my mental well-being. With a strong background in strength and conditioning, my passion lies in guiding clients to discover their potential for a strong, functional body. I prioritize sustainable success by emphasizing form correction and providing education on mindset, nutrition, and lifestyle.”


Specialty areas

  • One on One or Small Group Training
  • Functional training
  • Core strength development
  • Sport-specific strength and conditioning
  • Running strength and conditioning


  • Certificate III and IV in Health and Fitness (Gym and Aqua)
  • Accredited Level 3 AusActive Registered Professional (Personal Training)
  • Accredited certificate in Nutrition
  • Certified training for power, bodyweight, functional, running (land and deep water)
  • Certifications in Mat Pilates and Fitball
  • Les Mills RPM Instructor
  • Level 2 Athletics Australia Recreational Running Coach
  • Athletics Australia Kids Coach

“I entered the fitness industry during my university years, initially drawn to it by my passion for triathlons and group fitness classes. Two decades later, I’m still dedicated to helping people achieve their fitness goals.  My fitness approach emphasizes practicality, efficiency, and flexibility to save you time and maximize results. I’ll create a tailored plan to suit your lifestyle and keep you on track, whether your goals involve general health, mental well-being, strength training, or achieving specific milestones.”


Specialty areas

  • One to one and small group training
  • Bodybuilding
  • Strength and conditioning
  • HIIT Training
  • Bootcamps / circuit training
  • Exercise in water
  • Weight management
  • Industry specific training eg. police or military fitness training


  • Certificate III and IV in Health and Fitness
  • Strength for Life – COTA Instructor
  • Cycle Collective Spin Instructor
  • Austswim Aqua Instructor
  • Club Fiesta Instructor
  • Senior First Aid

“Health and fitness have been my lifelong passions, starting with bodybuilding 20 years ago. I believe in a holistic approach to health, including mental and emotional well-being. I’m a fun and energetic trainer who prioritises sustainable and enjoyable workouts. My fitness approach is highly personalised to your preferences. I’ll support you every step of the way, whether your goal is muscle gain, accountability, motivation, or reaching your potential.”


Specialty areas

  • One on one or small group training
  • HIIT Training
  • Functional Training


  • Certificate III in Health and Fitness
  • Certificate IV in Health and Fitness
  • Les Mills Bodystep Instructor
  • Les Mills Bodycombat Instructor
  • Les Mills CXWorx Instructor
  • Punchfit Level 1
  • First Aid + CPR

“I’m Vanessa, but you can call me Ness. I’m passionate about the fitness industry and helping people reach their goals, whether big or small. I can assist with toning, weight loss, cardio fitness, or strength improvement. My preferred training approach centers on functional movements, making daily activities easier. Witnessing the positive impact of fitness and movement in someone’s life is truly uplifting.”


Read more about Personal and Small Group Training at South West Sports Centre at the link below, or call us on 08 9795 2222 to find out more.