Owner/Instructor, Gretchen Kau has a Bachelor of Physical Education from Otago University (Majoring in Exercise Prescription and Management.)
Over the past 20 years Gretchen has kept her foot in the door of the fitness industry thru running successful Outdoor Bootcamps attending a number of different courses of interest and being an avid gym goer!
A Mum of 3 energetic children aged 12, 8 and 7, life is busy, as most of us are! "I understand the challenges women face finding time for yourself and finding time to exercise. We all know mentally its the best thing we can do to it for ourselves, it can provide us with a sense of accomplishment, a place to escape, a social element and of course not forgetting the feel good factor afterwards! My goal and passion is about helping women of all ages, fitness backgrounds achieve their goals by providing a safe, comfortable, relaxed and friendly environment to work out in."
Originally from Queenstown, New Zealand and the home of Adventure sports, Gretchen has lead an active and adventurous life. Competing in many HBF fun runs, City to Surf's, Mud Runs, Anaconda Adventure Race and last year her first half Marathon at Rottnest Island. Other Interests include Netball, Coaching, Sewing, Upcycling Furniture and Coffee with friends!
Trained and qualified PunchFit Instructor, Kids Yoga Certified, Tribe Training Instructor in Fit, Life, Core and Kids.
Current First Aid, Level 1 Sports Trainer Certificate.
Gretchen has introduced the popular FIT-AS and HITT30 (High Intensity Intermmitent Training) classes and also takes a number of the circuit classes.
Yoga Instructor, Lindsay Carroll.
Registered 200H Yoga Teacher Lindsay finishing her initial training in hot vinyasa in 2016, and has recently finished a 50h Teacher Tune up course in LA and is due back there again in 2018.
Lindsay loves to incorporate music into her classes, teaching both alignment based classes and vinyasa style.
All levels and abilities are catered for you'll leave feeling relaxed and ready to take on life again! finishing each class in Shivasana it will quickly become the best hour of your week. Namaste!
Pilates and group Instructor, Para Isidro.
Para has an extensive history in the fitness industry, trained as a dancer she is an accomplished choreographer, Personal Trainer and has a Pilates Certificate for Personal Trainers from Studio Pilates.
Group Exercise Instructor and Trainer, Khama Pittaway
Active Women's Fitness welcomed Khama to the team in April. Her attention to technique and correct form she will always ensure you will remain injury free she has a great energy and will keep you motivated to the end!