These efforts support the Gold Coast to become one of Australia’s most active and healthy cities; a community of best practice in the sport, health, fitness and wellbeing industry.
Rachelle is a qualified exercise professional who has a passion for building connected, active and healthy communities that are accessible and inclusive. She has 10yrs experience working with womens health and older adults, providing our Gold Coast residents with movement classes, mentoring and coaching in health and wellbeing as well as business mentoring for up and coming fitness professionals. Rachelle loves to think outside the box and creates classes that are unique, engaging and socially connected.
A former World Class BMX bicycle racer, Meghan came to Australia to play professional basketball and ended up staying with a passion and vision to unite the health and fitness industry. She most recently appeared in the blockbuster Elvis and as a ‘Ninja’ on Channel Nine’s Australian Ninja Warrior. Meghan’s passion for fitness and entrepreneurialism led her to found Buzvil, a global health and fitness app and, most recently, WellCorp, an International Corporate Wellness Company that includes managing gyms across the country. She believes strongly in redefining and bridging the gap between physical and mental health and reuniting the fitness industry with the Active + Healthy Alliance.
As a qualified Dietitian, Teacher and Yoga Instructor - Kat quite literally lives and breathes health and wellbeing. Kat loves how the Active + Healthy Alliance brings likeminded and passionate people together to work towards improving social connection and health outcomes for all communities across the Gold Coast.
Sam is a passionate advocate for ensuring that all Gold Coasters have the opportunity to lead their most active and healthiest lives. Sam is committed to working with the sport, fitness and wellbeing industry to ensure that all members in our community can access affordable and regular physical activity to enhance their physical, social and mental well being.
Being a Senior Engagement Officer with Sport and Recreation, Qld Government, Chris knows that Queenslanders love their sport. He also knows we have a wonderful environment here on the Gold Coast to get out and get active, no excuses!
Scott has been involved in the South East Queensland sporting landscape for over 10 years and joined Paddle Queensland in November 2019. As Paddle Queensland’s Executive Officer, Scott is focused on ensuring Queenslanders are able to experience an Active & Healthy Lifestyle across the State’s range of waterways.
At Gold Coast Recreation & Sport Inc, our mission is to enhance the quality of life of people with disability by facilitating opportunities for participation and achievement in recreation & sport. As Project Manager Akaisha is responsible for Managing Projects and Events that support the organisations mission.
Alissa is a Physiotherapist with 12 years experience across Private and Public sectors. Her experience ranges from developing Physiotherapy products, building IT applications to use within the health industry, working with elite and recreational athletes and owning and operating a Physiotherapy and Pilates Clinic. Alissa's ongoing passion is to develop new and intuitive ways to make a positive impact in people's lives by creating and fostering their love and longevity in sport and health.
Ross & Jayne provide coaching, exercise & mindfulness sessions and also host presentations and workshops for businesses and organisations. Ross’ personal struggle with mental illness and Jayne’s holistic and supportive approach to his recovery, have been the foundation of their business Quick Results Training. With over 15 years in the health and wellness industry, their mission is to help people enjoy a vibrant, healthier lifestyle, with reduced stress.
As an Olympic Athlete, Coach, A&H placement student and Public Health Graduate, Kirsten is extremely passionate about health and wellness. Kirsten’s goal is to advocate for physical activity participation and mental health promotion practices. She recognises the social determinants of health and strives to create equal opportunity for sport involvement and community participation across the City of Gold Coast.
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