About Us

About Victoria

Fitness Friends is based on a philosophy of making fitness fun and friendly, so it would seem the best way to start welcoming you to my classes would be to tell you a little about me. I find writing about myself very difficult, so I have gone for an interview style format rather than a typical bio!!

Q: Where do you live?

A: Originally, I am from Darlington but I now I live in Richmond with my husband and children.

My classes are held in different venues across Catterick and Richmond.

Q: How long have you been a fitness instructor/dancer?

A: I qualified as a fitness instructor in November 2016 and since then I have been on a further 4 fitness courses to allow me to continue developing within my chosen field.  I feel it is important to keep up to date with the latest trends and refresh my training, as well as being able to offer variety of classes for my clients.

Q: Have you always been into fitness?

A: Definitely, I loved nearly all sports as a child and was also a keen dancer studying Ballroom and Modern Sequence with both Northern Counties and IDTA. As an adult I have probably over the years attended nearly every type of fitness class available and I also loved to be in a gym working out.  That said it isn’t always easy to keep up work, family and exercise commitments so it was only in recent years that I was able to increase my fitness levels.

Q: What made you decide to be a fitness instructor?

A: As mentioned above I have always had an interest in dance and fitness and in recent years I had been able to follow my passion by attending more classes and going to the gym more regularly. I had lost weight that I had out on due to children and medication and I also helped a close friend lose weight. I decided I wanted to make my passion my career, so I booked onto a training course and have never looked back!

Q: What are your hobbies and interests?

A: I love to sing, dance and act so my main hobby for the last few years has been Amdram. I have taken part in Summer shows and Panto, often being the lead male (oh yes I was!) I like to read and often read two or three books at once., hence my kindle is my best friend now my bookshelves are full. I have many other hobbies and interests as I like to keep busy and like to encourage my children to be active.  As a family we are often out walking, visiting areas of interest, castles and museums’.  If the children choose we spend time eating out and going to the cinema!

Q: What are your goals and ambitions?

A: My goal for Fitness Friends is to have happy and healthy clients who enjoy attending classes, events and social nights together.  Getting and keeping people exercising can be difficult and I feel great achievement from seeing people investing in their health and fitness by coming to classes and choosing a healthy lifestyle.

My ultimate personal goal is to own a dance/fitness studio I can call mine!

Q: What would you say to someone wanting to come to your class?

A: You have nothing to lose! We would love to have you in our class so please contact me and I can advise which class would suit you and hopefully answer any questions you may have,

If you have any questions you would like to see in the about me section, please contact me on clubbercisewithvictoria@outlook.com

 

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Qualifications

  • Gym Instructor
  • Clubbercise Instructor
  • U13 Clubbercise Instructor
  • U18 Clubbercise Instructor
  • Family Clubbercise Instructor
  • SOSA Dance Fitness Instructor
  • Deep Hau2 Fitness Instructor
  • Funky Hau2 Fitness Instructor
  • Wellness Advocate doTERRA