Mel Winstanley - Instructor @ Fitjoy
Over the past 4 years, my passion for health and fitness developed into a huge career change for me in 2018.
I have been teaching fitness classes for the past 4 years and have decided it was time to take it to the next level and take this on full time. I am now a qualified Personal Trainer and can specialise in Ante/Postnatal clients. I am really excited to share my passion and knowledge with clients and help improve their daily habits to lead a healthier lifestyle.
Before my big step, I have always worked in an office environment and to this day I still don’t mind it, however, there was no passion and I am a firm believer you should follow your dreams and do what you enjoy, as life is short.
I have danced from a really young age, however, when I was growing up I thought up every excuse to not take part in PE and physical activities. It wasn’t until I found my love for Zumba Fitness that I genuinely fell in love with Exercise and Nutrition in all areas. I have completely changed my outlook on life and feel happier and healthier on the inside and I want to share this with others. I also used to hate running, but as my outlook on myself changed over the past 4 years, so did this one… last year 2017, I ran my first half marathon and where better else than Disneyland!! (For those of you who don’t know I like to go to Disneyland a lot!)
So that’s me, I hope to see you all in classes soon or one on one in a PT session.
"Mel's classes are always fun high impact classes and when you walk out at the end you know and feel that you have had a good workout. Mel strives for you to get the most out of her classes and when you feel you can't do something she shows that she believes in you and that everything is possible. Since coming to Mel's classes my fitness levels have improved and now the high impact moves I first struggled with are now easy, and that's all thanks to Mel and her encouragement and drive to help me succeed." Kerry James