Evolve Health and Fitness has been established in Coolum Beach, servicing nearby Peregian beach up to Noosa on Queensland's Sunshine Coast for 15 years and boasts a dynamic team of health and fitness experts. Our dedicated personal trainers, pilates reformer and mat instructor, and nutritionist offer a range of health and fitness services.
The Evolve studio provides a space that clients can train in private, learn new skills, be motivated and supported without the distraction of a busy gym environment.
Our approach is to provide our clients with a variety of health and fitness services. Our team of practitioners works together with the same objective, to offer our clients with the right program to achieve their goals and ensure they have fun.
Our role as personal trainers is to provide a progressive program tailored specifically to your health and fitness needs. We take into consideration your current physical and mental status, any past or current injuries or rehabilitation programs both and your short and long term goals.
Meet the Evolve team
Head Coach & Personal Trainer
Tony has strong experience in the core aspects of fitness and rehab and a particular interest in helping clients achieve consistency and balance in their life. In his 20 years as a Personal Trainer, Tony has worked with clients of all ages, covering a variety of personal health goals including rehabilitation and specific sports training. Before starting EVOLVE Health and Fitness at Coolum Beach in 2004, Tony owned and managed a successful Personal Training studio in St Kilda, Melbourne.
Tony’s highly regarded approach to personal training starts with the premise that getting in shape is not just about talk and fad information, but about acting upon lots of small changes and remaining consistent with an individually designed physical program.
Tony is approachable, disciplined, communicate relevant physical and nutritional information easily, and delivers a high level of genuine care and professionalism to his clients.
Physiotherapy Pilates Instructor
Anita has been working as a Physiotherapy Pilates Instructor for more than 15 years around Australia and overseas. She graduated from University of Queensland before training as a Pilates instructor both within a physio context (Dance Medicine Australia) and without, through Body Arts and Science International.
Anita came to Physiotherapy and Pilates after injuring her back as a teenager, wanting to learn more about wellness and rehabilitation. Fascinated with getting bodies to move well, she advocates movement for everyone. Anita has worked with people young and old, fit and injured, motivated and not, cancer survivors, athletes, and most things in between.
Anita’s interests involve healthy living, plants, food, reading and all manner of other pursuits.
Narelle loves teaching people Pilates, assisting personal growth through overall body awareness, strength and toning while achieving better posture. In 2004, after suffering lumbar disc issues, Narelle discovered pilates and felt the benefits within a short time. During those formative years, she developed a passion for health and fitness which has led her to various styles of postural and core training in the last 10 years.
In 2014 her life opened up a new pathway which allowed her to study in the health arena and apply her passion to work. She has completed her qualification in Contemporary Pilates Instructing locally on the Sunshine Coast with Tensegrity Training and continues to study further to increase her skills and knowledge
A competitive swimmer as a child Michelle is a keen fitness enthusiast and has always enjoyed challenging her mind and body with a variety of exercises from yoga to CrossFit. Michelle found joy for Pilates after the birth of her first child as it offered a safe alternative focusing on core engagement and rebuilding strength. It also supplemented her other fitness pursuits and assisted with a nagging knee injury.
When a genetic condition was discovered in her family Michelle discovered the benefits of Pilates as a rehabilitative tool and the importance of daily movement. After 11 years of busily working in finance in Sydney, Michelle, and her family desired a sea change and moved to the Sunshine Coast. This move offered Michelle an opportunity to study her cert iv in contemporary Pilates and take her passion to help people in to practice.
Michelle enjoys working with clients to help them achieve their goals. She has a keen interest in applying Pilates principles to help alleviate daily aches and pains and assist clients to live their best life. Michelle is currently studying her Diploma of Pilates instruction at Tensegrity Training.
Susanne has always been fascinated by the architecture of the human body but is equally intrigued by the power of my mind in healing. Her study, teaching, and most of all her personal practice of yoga and mindfulness have further deepened her understanding of the need to develop a powerful connection of the mind-body-breath to support one’s health, well being, and recovery. Collectively, this allows Susanne to offer her clients evidenced-based and holistic care.
Personal Trainer & Yoga Instructor
Ceri has worked in the fitness industry as a Personal Trainer for 13 years. Five of those years were in London where she worked in a variety of health and fitness clubs gaining extensive experience working with people from all walks of life with varied levels of fitness. Ceri is very enthusiastic and a passionate representation of her chosen career. She is thorough and provides attention to detail with all her clients.
With a martial arts and yoga background, she realises how much more can be achieved when the mind and body work together. With Ceri’s lively personality, she is motivated to help her clients achieve their fitness goals, providing a solid base by building core strength, flexibility, nutrition and cardiovascular fitness which provides a solid foundation for weight loss and a better lifestyle.