Your Freedom Health & Wellness Team

At Freedom Health & Wellness we pride ourselves on providing you with a professional and highly skilled team of health and wellness specialists who have the common goal of helping you make sustainable changes to your health and fitness and educating you about the benefits of choosing to lead a healthy lifestyle.
 
All of our trainers hold Certificate 3 and/or Certificate 4 in Fitness, as well as further developing their skills in specialist areas such as body transformation, Punchfit, aqua aerobics, Pilates, nutrition.  
 
Stacey Aldous

Position:  Freedom Health & Wellness Owner, Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stacey has been in the fitness industry for around 15 years, working at a number of fitness centres in Hobart and Melbourne.  While working casually at numerous centres in Hobart, Stacey started instructing a couple of classes a week from a church hall in New Norfolk in October 2009.  Almost six years later, Stacey and her husband Tom, decided to take the plunge and purchase a property of their own to develop into a gym.  Today there are over 20 classes per week in addition to small group and personal training.

 

Stacey loves helping participants to achieve goals in fitness and in life and combines her experience as a qualified Life Coach with her fitness knowledge to provide a motivating, supportive and FUN environment for ALL community members to access.

 

Stacey has tried her hand at many sports and fitness activities over the years, including various Fun Runs and a Half Ironman - the longest day of her life, but she finished it.....  just, but she got there!

 

In addition to community health and wellbeing services that Stacey provides to community members, she regularly presents at National Fitness Conventions.

 

Qualifications

- Certificate IV in Fitness (Freestyle Group Exercise Instructor - Personal Trainer - Gym Instructor - Aqua Aerobics Instructor - Older Adult Trainer)

- Certificate IV in Training and Assessment

- Bachelor of Business Administration

- Intensive Coach Training Certificate (Life Coaching)

- Currently studying a Bachelor of Exercise and Sport Science

 

Fitness Industry Certifications

- Punchfit

- Metabolic Precision Level 1 – Metabolic Nutritionist

- BEAT IT Leader

- Metafit

- Oxigeno

- Outdoor Bootcamp Trainer

- Pilates Principles for Fitness Professionals

- Pilates & Props

Stacey Benson

Position:  Group Fitness Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stacey had been a participant of FHW for a number of years before deciding to take on the challenge of becoming a trainer.  She has lived a fit and healthy lifestyle, representing the State in basketball throughout her school years, and playing high level netball.  Stacey has three beautiful boys with her husband Nick and the whole Benson clan are involved with FHW in some way.

 

Stacey teaches a range of styles of classes and has been receiving exceptional feedback from participants.

 

Qualifications

 - Certificate III in Fitness (Freestyle Group Exercise Instructor - Gym Instructor - Older Adult Trainer - Aqua Instructor – Children’s Trainer)

  

Fitness Industry Certifications

- Get Active Program Facilitator

- Punchfit Instructor

Mary Downie

Position:  Personal Trainer & Group Fitness Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mary has been in the fitness industry for many years and has a substantial background in Health Promotion and working with individuals with chronic health conditions.

 

Mary let her fitness industry registration lapse for a number of years but recently went through the process of re-registering and now instructs group fitness classes from Glenorchy to Bothwell and everywhere in between!

 

Mary is a keen runner and is often seen running with her dog around the country roads in Hamilton.  

 

Qualifications

- Certificate IV in Fitness (Freestyle Group Exercise Instructor - Personal Trainer - Gym Instructor - Older Adult Trainer - Aqua Instructor – Children’s Trainer)

- Certificate IV in Allied Health Assistance

  

Fitness Industry Certifications

- Pilates Principles for Fitness Professionals

- Pilates & Props

- Tai Chi

- Get Active Program Facilitator

 

Lisa Fogarty

Position:  Personal Trainer & Group Fitness Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

As well as instructing group fitness classes for Freedom Health and Wellness, Lisa has her own fitness business Activ8 Fitness Tasmania.  In addition to these roles, Lisa is also a busy mum of two gorgeous children Brianna and Josh. 

 

Lisa takes a great deal of pride in planning interesting and motivating classes for her participants and regularly gets feedback about how fantastic her classes are

 

Qualifications

- Certificate IV in Fitness (Freestyle Group Exercise Instructor - Personal Trainer - Gym Instructor - Older Adult Trainer)

 

Fitness Industry Certifications

- Punchfit

- Heartmoves

- Pilates Principles for Fitness Professionals

- Pilates & Props

Janene Glover

Position:  Group Fitness Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Janene has been a member of FHW for around 6 years and decided to up skill to become an instructor.  Janene is currently providing a Cross Training class and a Punchfit class in the Bothwell community and has been instrumental in beginning to change the culture of the population and their attitudes to exercise and leading a healthy lifestyle.

 

Qualifications

- Certificate III in Fitness (Freestyle Group Exercise Instructor - Gym Instructor - Older Adult Trainer – Children’s Trainer)

 

Fitness Industry Certifications

- Punchfit

- Get Active Program Facilitator

Tash Oakley
Position:  Aqua Instructor

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tash has been a member of Freedom Health and Wellness for around 4 years and is currently studying Certificate 3 in Fitness.  She currently teaches aqua aerobics and will teach other classes once she is qualified!  

 

Tash keeps a very fit and healthy lifestyle, attending 3 FHW classes a week and being a dedicated member of FIRE.  Since starting with FHW, Tash has lost 20kg and worked hard at maintaining her healthy lifestyle.

 

Qualifications

- Certificate 3 in Fitness (Aqua Instructor)

 

Fitness Industry Certifications

- Punchfit

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