Peter Fernley, owner & exercise scientist

Qualifications

  • BHMS (UNI OF QLD)
  • DIP ED (UNI OF QLD)
  • MASTER OF ARTS (SPORTS STUDIES) (UTS)
  • ASCA LEVEL 1
  • CERT 3 AND 4 IN FITNESS
  • POST GRADUATE ELECTIVE IN SPORTS MEDICINE (UNI OF QLD)

Peter has a wealth of experience in the health and fitness industry with over 30 years devoted to helping people of all ages get fit and value the importance of staying active throughout their life. His core philosophy is grounded in functional fitness training, exercise from toenails to fingernails, involving movement of multiple body parts through multiple planes. This integrated approach to training allows his clients to move better, with enhanced form and function.  Peter is passionate about exercise and the importance of practicing a healthy lifestyle 24/7. Staying fit and healthy is more than just going to the gym 2 or 3 days per week; we need to move daily, enjoy life, everything in moderation and do so every day of the year.

Peter lives in Naremburn with his wife Jacqui and their two children Zach and Alex.

Quinton Smit, BL personal trainer

Qualifications

  • BACHELOR OF HUMAN MOVEMENT SCIENCE
  • BACHELOR OF SPORT SCIENCE (HON)
  • DIPLOMA IN NUTRITION
  • DIPLOMA IN SPORT MASSAGE
  • DIPLOMA IN ADVANCED SPORTS NUTRITION
  • DIPLOMA IN CROSSFIT MOBILITY
  • CROSSFIT LEVEL 1

Quinton's style of training combines the benefits of strength training and pre-rehabilitative exercises to help our Body Language family feel and see both physical and mental improvements. For Quinton, fitness and health is not just going to the gym and running on a treadmill  it is a lifestyle change.  Along with our friendly and experienced team, he is committed to empowering our clients through his holistic approach to cardiovascular health and body mechanics. 

Lauren Hamilton, BL personal trainer, running club coordinator

Qualifications

  • BACHELOR OF CRIMINOLOGY
  • DIPLOMA IN CASE MANAGEMENT
  • CERT III & IV - COMPLETE PERSONAL TRAINER
  • ACCREDITED ATHLETICS COACH
  • RECREATIONAL RUNNING COACHING LEVEL 2

Lauren is a qualified personal trainer and an advanced level running coach. As an elite athlete, Lauren believes in training smarter, not harder. Her focus is on keeping our bodies moving and working in the best way possible, for as long as possible. Having experienced injury and illness from over-training herself, Lauren has developed both as an athlete and as a trainer and gets a great deal of joy from sharing her knowledge and passion with her clients.

Lauren left her career in social work three years ago to focus on her running and to work in a field she is truly passionate about.

Saga Wessman, BL personal trainer

Qualifications

  • ASSOCIATE DEGREE OF BUSINESS
  • BACHELOR OF EXERCISE SCIENCE (IN PROGRESS)
  • DIPLOMA OF FITNESS
  • CERT III & CERT IV - FITNESS
  • IKFF KETTLEBELL COACH
  • BOOT CAMP LEVEL 1 + 2
  • SUSPENSION TRAINER
  • PUNCHFIT BOXING TRAINER

After packing her bags and moving to Australia from her home in Finland, Saga completed a BA in International Tourism before realising that educating others in health and fitness was her true calling. 

“My approach to fitness is really simple: I want to get people into a deliberate habit of moving, and walking out of every session having learnt something new.” After completing her Diploma of Fitness to become a qualified exercise therapist, Saga's passion for educating people about healthy eating and fitness goals led to do additional studies in exercise science.

In 2015, Saga embarked on a hiking adventure to the Everest base camp - a real testament to her strength and determination! 

Camila Chilvarquer, BL personal trainer

Qualifications

  • AIF CERTIFICATE IV FITNESS
  • CSF CERTIFICATE IV SPORTS COACHING
  • FAAP BACHELOR DEGREE OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
  • KENT  COLLEGE ADVANCED DIPLOMA OF MARKETING
  • ACPE BACHELOR OF EXERCISE HEALTH SCIENCE (ONGOING)
  • PERFORMANCE BOXING CERTIFICATE
  • LES MILLS RPM ADVANCE INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATE
  • LONG DISTANCE ATHLETE : ADVENTURE RACE, TRIATHLON AND MARATHON

Camila has over six years of experience in the fitness industry, specialising in women’s weight loss, endurance training and preparation for long distance races.  Using a functional training approach, Camila engages her clients's bodies in a way that will help them move better on a daily basis.