BODYbasics has assembled a team of highly competent and friendly fitness professionals. Check us out:
Owner of BODYbasics, Frome
Gina Trained as a Fitness Instructor in 1992, taught in the local leisure centre for nine years as well running community classes in Frome. In 1994 she opened her first Group X Studio and in 1997, opened the Studio which is now BODYbasics, at Frome Football Club.
Gina is a level 2 ETM instructor, a level 3 pre-post natal instructor, a level £ Exercise for Active Older Adults instructor and holds a level 4 PTLLS with advanced instructor skills.
She is also a member of the UK FitSteps training team.
Continuously keeping up to date with Industry trends and standards, she hold many qualifications and licenses in a number of programmes including, Step, Circuits, Nike Total Body, Body Max, and Fitness Pilates. In 2009, Gina became the first Zumba Instructor in Frome and Shepton Mallet and has since taken trainings in Zumba Gold, Toning, Kids, Sentao, Step. In 2014 Gina became a Zumba Mentor and is now a ZCom rep for the South of England.
Further programmes include Kettlercise, Clubbercise, Pound, Tomboogie, Boogie Bounce, VeraFlow - in fact, Gina holds a certificate for almost every type of class delivered at BODYbasics to enable her to keep abreast of all classes, even if she doesn't teach the session herself.
Lyndsey is a very lively member of our team (the naughty one!) her vibrant and friendly personality bring energy to any room she is in, and clients love her for it.
She is a Level 3 Personal Trainer and a level 2 Exercise to Music Group Fitness Instructor.
She teaches STRONG by Zumba, Zumba, Zumba Gold, Kettlercise, Bootcamp, and our Pre-Teens Bootcamp. Also Licensed to teach Zumba Kids, Pound Fitness.
Kiera teaches Zumba in Wanstrow Village Hall, and STRONG by Zumba in the Studio with us. She is licensed for ZumbaKids, Clubbercise and Tomboogie also.
Kiera is an ETM level 2 qualified fitness professional.
In her daytime job, Kiera is a full time nursery supervisor with Tall Trees Nursey in Frome.
Mandy is ETM L2 Qualified and licensed to teach Zumba, Zumba Gold and Zumba Toning. She is also qualified to teach Kettlercise and currently runs our 9.15am Saturday morning class.
Mandy's also very keen on Burlesque, and leads our Burlesque Fitness classes, which run on Sundays in the winter months.
Mandy's full time job is in the pensions and insurance industry and her other passion is for her feline friends. She is the go-to person for cats lost and found with the Frome Cats Protection league.
ETM L2 Fitness Qualified, Mich teaches Zumba, Zumba Gold, FitSteps and Clubbercise.
Until recently, she was the 'mace' for one of the town's biggest majorettes troupes, and is still involved in training the team. Dance is part of Mich;s vital make-up. Her Grandmother is our town's longest running dance teacher, and Mich was born with the passion in her heart and the pumps on her feet!
Ewan is our newest, youngest recruit. At 19 years of age, he is a L2 gym instructor, L3 personal trainer and has just taken his L2 Exercise to Music.
Ewan will be teaching circuit training and HIIT sessions initially. He will be continuing to add to his protfolio of qualifications and classes will be added, along with a profile picture!!
AKA 'HEEJ'....Helen is ETM level 2 and a former Rosemary Conely Instructor. Licensed to teach Zumba and Zumba Gold, she brings a genuine smile to the faces of everyone she teaches.
Helens has recently moved away to Stratford Upon Avon, so we won't benefit from her presence on a regular basis, but she promises to come 'home' often, and join us once again in classes.