Raj is our Head of Movement and Wellbeing. She is a qualified teacher of US-based fitness method: The Class, a Holistic Nutritionist and Yoga teacher. She has recently returned to Australia after living in NYC teaching The Class and its bi-annual The Cleanse, as well as working as a Nutritionist for Dr Frank Lipman at The Well in Manhattan and teaching yoga and mentoring in teacher trainings. Raj is passionate about taking care of herself and others through the modalities she knows and loves so dearly. Her classes are designed to reorient the individual back to themselves, the place inside where all the good stuff resides.
Jared is originally from the sunny Gold Coast but now calls Sydney home. His areas of focus in the health and fitness include strength and conditioning, high-intensity training, as well as injury prevention and management. His passion for fitness has stemmed from a life of sport and is driven by the positive and long-lasting effects of health and well-being on physical and mental health. If you don’t see Jared’s smiling face around the club you will most probably find him on the beaches of Bondi, playing guitar, studying new research, or finding his next challenger in a WOD of his creation.
Ella adopts a holistic view to all things health and well being. Her experiences in competing and coaching high levels of sport, studies in sport science and nutrition and her own health journeys bring a huge amount of knowledge to achieving and sustaining health goals. She is driven by scientific-based training and has a strict eye for correct form in the gym. Her holistic approach allows her to encourage all clients to listen to their bodies when entering the gym every session. She is able to encourage and motivate each client accordingly.
Rachael is a Yoga and Meditation Teacher whose classes enable individuals to consciously shift their mind and body on an anatomical and energetic level. Her practices aim to honour the ancient tradition of Yoga through integrating traditional breath work (Pranayama), Kriya (evolutionary action), Meditation and poses/flows (Asana). Rachael is most interested in how a Yoga practice can lead to lasting effects, encouraging a sense of autonomy and creativity in her students under the principle that individuals know their bodies and what they need best. Rachael’s purpose is to support people to empower themselves in healing, transformation and growth. Coming from a background in Social Work, she is able to maintain a trauma informed perspective within her teaching style. Expect mindful movement and breathwork amongst strongly sequenced flows that leave you in a blissful Savasana at the end of class.
From playing football at a young age to spending the last thirteen years developing her her skill set across health and fitness. Jayde brings with her a wealth of knowledge to Paramount Rec Club. Jayde is most passionate about mobility and strength training & we’re so lucky to have her.
Tanya believes that yoga is the beauty of living with awareness. Her classes are a place to practice presence. To come back to your centre and learn more about yourself thought movement, breath and stillness. She hopes that her work encourages you to exercise your whole being towards openness and a greater sensitivity and receptivity in your relationship with yourself and all living things. Together the philosophy of yoga & rich cycle’s of nature continue to sculpt Tanya’s interactions with the world. She teaches from a place of wanting to empower others with these transformative tools. Distilling the rich yogic teachings into relatable topics and offering you the the tools to foster your own daily practice for mindfulness and transformation. Through the study & practice of yoga, movement and spirituality Tanya has felt a shifts towards balanced living, deep healing, and inner-radiance.
Lucienne is a Vinyasa and Yin yoga teacher, originally from the Blue Mountains, who’s warmth and lightness carries through in her teaching. The union of breath and movement lies at the centre of her classes. She believes that it is through these vehicles that we can reconnect with the home of our bodies, and access that place of stillness and connection at our core. Her big smile and sunny personality is sure to brighten your practise and help your own inner light.
Rory is a Performance and Wellness Coach, Ultramarathon runner and guest speaker. Having experienced his own troubles with mental health, he’s now driven by his passion for helping others to live healthier, happier, and more fulfilled lives. When Rory isn’t teaching, you’ll find him listening to podcasts, exploring Sydney and spending time with friends and family.
Hayley is a qualified group coach and personal trainer whose fitness journey began 11 years ago on a trapeze. It was here Hayley’s spark for fitness and unashamed self expression was ignited. In the last decade Hayley has been both a student and teacher of bodyweight training and, in recent years, has gained valuable experience in strength and conditioning as well as body composition training. Fitness however, and arguably more importantly, isn’t just about the physical realm. It’s also about mindset. As a systems and mindset coach, Hayley is passionate about helping people discover what they are truly capable of (which is SO much more) and brings elements of this to her fitness coaching. Hayley believes in living a life by design, not by default. Hayley is humbled and excited to join you on your fitness journey.