Our Team

Lisa Lingard - Better Body Club Founder & Instructor

 

Qualifications

Exercise to Music

Gym Instruction

Torso Training and Core Stability

Choreography and Conditioning

Step

Mat Based Pilates

Pilates Progressions

Advanced Pilates

Nutrition and Weight Management

Circuit Training

Personal Training and Advanced Instruction

GP and Exercise Referral

YMCA Fit Street Dance for kids Level 2

Just Jhoom (Bollywood Dance)

FitSteps

FABS Course - Move it or Lose it certification in the FABS Training Programme

 

After her initial training with Future Fit 15 years ago, Lisa started her fitness career in Military gyms abroad, both in Cyprus and Belguim before heading back to the UK 5 years ago. She settled in Warsash and set up her company, The Better Body Club. Lisa believes that fitness should be for everyone regardless of their injuries, age or class preference and has worked to create a timetable that reflects this. Although Lisa enjoys teaching a wide variety of classes she has a particular love of dance, pilates and music. Her spare time is taken up with even more physical activity walking her 3 dogs and taking her 2 teenage daughters out on their horses.

 

Martine Neal - Better Body Club Instructor

 

Martine has always enjoyed all types of sport and fitness, running, squash, skiing and various "keep fit" classes. A few years ago she discovered Nordic Walking and has now qualified as an instructor. Since leaving her banking job she has also qualified as a Pilates instructor.

 

Qualifications

Nordic Walking Fitness Instructor and CYQ certificate in fitness walking

Pilates with Small Equipment

Level 3 Diploma in Instructing Pilates Mat Work

Pilates for Common Orthopaedic Conditions

Level 3 Award in Designing Pre and Post Natal Exercise Programmes for Pilates

Pilates for Back Health Workshop

FABS Course - Move it or Lose it certification in the FABS Training Programme

Adult & Paediatric Basic Life Support & introduction to the AED

Nutrition - Natural Therapy Approach - Diploma

Specialist Diploma in Advanced Pilates

Ellie Blaiklock - Better Body Club Instructor

 

Qualifications

Level 2 Fitness Instructor

Leadership in Running Fitness by England Athletics

BA(Hons) degree

Registered General Nurse

 

Ellie works part time as a Breast Cancer Nurse Specialist in the NHS. Since being persuaded to take part in the Race for Life 5k in 2008 she fell in love with running and has gone on to run 7 marathons (so far..!!). She has developed a passion for health and fitness and is completing the Level 2 Fitness Instructor course. She is looking forward to sharing her knowledge and experiences with the Better Body Club clients.

Jules Smyth - Better Body Club Instructor

 

 

Qualifications

Boogie Bounce Course

 

Returning to fitness, having had a family, Jules discovered the incredible health & fitness benefits of bouncing and qualified as a Boogie Bounce Instructor at the start of 2016.

Betsy Schrader - Better Body Club Instructor

 

Qualifications

Chasamba Fitness

Zumba

ISTD Program at The Broadway Dance Centre

BA Joint Honours Degree in Musical Theatre & Dance Performance

 

Betsy graduated with a degree in Dance Performance in 2012 and then continued her dance training for a year in NYC. Betsy has since worked professionally as a singer and dancer for multiple companies performing in hotels and resorts Internationally and the UK. Along the way Betsy has worked as an instructor teaching performing arts, Zumba, body sculpt and most recently became a Chasamba instructor.

 

Betsy is now based in the local area teaching fitness classes alongside working as a vintage singer and tribute artist. In her spare time she enjoys keeping active with horse riding, running and yoga.

 

Betsy encourages all ages and abilities to come to her classes.

 

Gemma Sprack - Better Body Club Instructor

 

Qualification

FRYOG (Friends of Yoga International)

 

Gemma received her hatha yoga training with FRYOG and has been teaching classes in the Hampshire area since January 2016.

 

Gemma's classes are designed to help you leave behind the grind of daily life, and reconnect with your body and breath. The classes are based on traditional hatha yoga methods and vinyasa flow. They incorporate gentle, dynamic, flowing sequences to stretch and work the body, slow the breath and get re-acquainted with yourself.

Amy Broughton - Better Body Club Instructor

 

Qualifications

BSc Physiotherapy

Level 3 Personal trainer

Level 2 Exercise to music instructor

Level 2 Gym instruction

Level 3 Diploma in Sports massage

Premier training studio certificate in Zumba

 

Amy started professional life as a singer dancer for a leading holiday park company, touring around the country performing in a variety of shows. Having always had a keen interest in health and fitness, Amy side stepped into the fitness industry teaching bootcamps, circuits and a variety of dance based classes. This led onto a passion for rehabilitation and Amy qualified as a Physiotherapist, she currently works part time for the NHS.

 

Amy still sings in bands and enjoys an active outdoors lifestyle with her husband and son.

 

 

Sam Cooper - Better Body Club Instructor

 

Qualifications

 

Exercise to Music Since 2012

Zumba Since 2010

Mat Pilates Since 2015

Masala Bhangra (Bhangra Dance Fitness) Since 2014

Anita Hook - Better Body Club Instructor

 

Qualifications

 

Level 2 Gym Instructor

Level 3 Mat Work Pilates

Level 3 Personal Training

IDTA – Freestyle Licentiate

 

Anita works part time as a bookkeeper and has taught tap, ballet and modern dance to both children and adults for many years. In recent years she has qualified in Mat Work Pilates and Personal Training to try and switch the balance between her two jobs, and spend more time concentrating on the fitness industry.

 

Her passion is tap dancing and she hopes that her new class at the Better Body Club will be well attended. So, if you have tap danced as a child or have always wanted to give it ago, you are assured of a warm and encouraging welcome.

Cheryl McGlynn - Better Body Club Instructor

 

Qualifications

 

Advanced Instructor Level 3

Level 3 Diploma in teaching Pilates (QCF)

Nordic Walking Instructor

Volunteer Walk Leader

Aquafitness Teacher

Hoops Teacher Level 1

Boxercise Instructor

Seated Exercise Level 1

Sports First Aid

 

 

Cheryl's previous career was in retail, as a Personal shopper. She decided to return to learning and qualified as a Personal Trainer. The course included GP Referrals, ante and post natal and special populations, weight management and nutrition.

 

Recently she has returned to this location, after 3 years in North Gower.

Cheryl says "I am passionate about"Use it or lose it", finding exercise that fits your lifestyle and not allowing age be a barrier".

 

Being new to Better Body Club has been a good experience for her, she says the instructors are so knowledgeable and friendly, as are the class participants, who encourage her to try other classes, like Burlesque with Lisa.

 

 

As well as instructing fitness classes, once a week she goes into school with her dog, who is a reading dog, to help primary school readers.

 

Cheryl is married to a Merchant seaman, her son is a Regimental Sergeant Major and her daughter an assistant manager at a creche.

 

 

 

 

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