Michelle Russell is a University of Otago graduate with degrees in both Physical Education and Physiology. She has over 17 years of experience in the fitness industry as a Personal Trainer and has been training some of her clients for nearly 15 years. Rehabilitation and injury prevention are her passion and she loves seeing clients achieve things they never thought would be possible.
As well as being a Professional Ice Figure Skatingcoach, she is also a mum to two little girls. Working with a wide variety of ages, capabilities, and personalities has given her a deep appreciation for the need for specification and individualisation in order for her clients and skaters to achieve their own success.
As a former professional netball player and now mum, Anna knows life is busy and sometimes we need to make time for ourselves. A very rewarding part of my job is helping clients reduce that muscular tension and stress, giving them the opportunity to take time for their well-being.About Team Member>>
Qualified in Clinical Therapeutic Massage and Advanced Sports Massage, Vic has been part of the Crusaders and All Blacks Rugby teams massage therapists for over 20 years but also works with a variety of other sports professionalsAbout Team Member>>
As a competitive triathlete, Brett uses both functional and high intensity training methods to achieve success for his clients.About Team Member>>
Raf's experience in coaching combined with her Personal Training qualification enables her to help clients create healthy habits and achievable routines for a sustainable and enjoyable lifestyleAbout Team Member>>
Our friendly, expert, Physiotherapist is past NZ Winter Olympic Lead Team Physio, Antony Bush from Canterbury Sport and Spinal Physiotherapy.About Team Member>>
Brian has over 20 years of Personal Training experience, both in the UK (he’s a Londoner) and in NZ. With his experience he has the ability to adapt to a diverse range of clients.About Team Member>>
Alyssa Wright is our Nutritionist with experience both in NZ and abroad.About Team Member>>
Joining Total Fitness is by far the best choice I've made for my health and wellbeing. Blair, Alyssa, Raf, and the team are all incredibly supportive and have gone above and beyond to help me reach goals
Since 2016 we have utilised the services of Total Fitness to run a series of bootcamps for our team members, particularly in the summer months when we can include the added advantage of being outdoors in nearby Hagley Park.