The Team - East Midlands
Sonja Bredgaard - Derbyshire
With a lifelong passion for health, fitness and wellbeing Sonja is delighted to be providing sessions with the Gfitness team. She is looking forward to bringing fun and functional fitness sessions to care homes and communities throughout her home county of Derbyshire.
Sonja is a qualified Level 3 Fitness Instructor and Personal Trainer with a specialism in Senior Fitness. She also has CPD qualifications as a Spin Bike Instructor, FitSteps Instructor and in leading Chair Based Fitness sessions. With a dance background she is excited to combine her knowledge, empathy and experience into sessions that are fun, functional and increase a sense of personal wellbeing.
Tina White - Northamptonshire
Tina started her fitness career back in 1994 as an aerobics instructor, teaching a couple of classes a week in between her day job as a Claims Manager. Having always had an interest in health and fitness Tina decided to make it her fulltime career in May 2002, qualifying as a Level 3 Personal Trainer, including Special Populations and GP Referrals. Since then she has worked with a wide variety of people from helping them to train to run a marathon, to rehabilitation following heart attacks.
Tina has also continued to grow through continual learning and taking various other qualifications, from Aqua Aerobics to Tai Chi Fit, these are just a couple, the latest being Yoga which she studied in 2016, and teaches on a regular basis. Tina is now bringing all of her skills and knowledge to Gfitness, and working within the care and nursing home environment.
“I believe I have the best job in the world, knowing that through safe, fun and effective exercise, I really can make a difference to an individual’s life.”
Shelly Henshaw - North-East Leicestershire
"Hi I'm Shelley, I'm a qualified fitness instructor & enjoy delivering group exercise, chair-based exercise and yoga. Coming from a dance background expect a shoulder shimmy in all my routines & a relaxing, re-energising routine to complete the whole physical & mental health & wellbeing experience in a fun & inclusive way".