MEET THE TEAM
From the age of 4 Chloe began Ballet dancing, despite being the plumpest of this group of “little princesses”, she continued this dance form for 8 years. She went on to develop techniques in a variety of dance styles and athletics, throwing herself into general activities a young person does when denied a Gameboy by their parents! Chloe has performed in great events, such as: The World Skills Opening Ceremony at the London’s o2 Arena, Tate Modern and on BBC’s “Don’t Tell the Bride”. Chloe won her Pro Card competing in the Miami Pro Fitness Modelling competition; claiming 4 trophies.
Chloe is a qualified Advanced Studio Professional, Personal Trainer, Pilates, Pre & Post Natal, Zumba® Fitness, Zumbatomic® and Spin Instructor, accredited by City & Guilds Level 3 and insured by Insure4Sport.
About Milene - Our LBT Instructor
Becoming a fitness Instructor stemmed from her own love of being active and healthy since a very young age. She was called 'unstoppable' for taking part in different activities and competitions. Milene is highly passionate about Latin dances such as Bachata and the Martial Art Jiu Jitsu and has competed in Portugal. As an instructor and PT for The Body People she dedicates herself to each session in order to tailor the needs of our clients as well as motivate them to leave their comfort zone in order to achieve optimal results.
Milene is qualified Level 2 gym Instructor, Level 3 Persoanl Trainer, Spin and Boxercise Instructor.
About Juleka - our Saturday Zumba Instructor
Juleka has always enjoyed dancing and music since she was a child. She started with ballet and contemporary dance at the age of eight and continued to a professional level. Juleka loves Latin styles as well as Bollywood and Afro Beat rhythms. She has performed as a dancer in the UK and Canada and strongly believes that exercise and fitness can aid mental health. If Juleka is not teaching Zumba for The Body People she is busy training for triathlons and hopes to one day to complete the Iron Man competition.
Juleka is a qualified Zumba instructor with a level 2 in Exercise To Music and will start her training in Les Mills this autumn.
About Andy - our Box & Core instructor
Andy has been involved in sports for most of his life and loves keeping and helping people get in shape. Box&Core is a great way to exercise and so much fun to teach for The Body People. Andy has been in the fitness, health and wellbeing industry for 9 years and strongly believes that fitness should be fun as well beneficial to the body. If you enjoy it you will want to do it.
When teaching Box&Core for The Body People, Andy is a stickler for technique; making sure what our clients do is correct and safe.
Andy is a Level 2 fitness instructor, Level 3 Personal Trainer, Exercise To Music, Circuits, Spinning and Body Conditioning instructor.
About Safiyyah - Our Assistant
Safiyyah found her love for fitness at aged 14, when she realised what a big difference it was making; not only to the other sports she was participating in, but also her confidence. Since the age of 5, Safiyyah has taken part in a range of different sporting activities such as karate, netball, boxing and has also participated in two National Junior Indoor Rowing competitions. As The Body People’s assistant in Box&Core, LBT and Zumba Safiyyah is always on hand to help you get through each session to the best of your ability. We are also very excited to announce that Safiyyah will be teaching our brand new women only Bootcamp. Stay tuned to find out more about our Sunday morning class that will take place in Leyton after Ramadan!
Safiyyah is a Level 1 ABA Boxing Coach, a Hatton Level 3 Elite Certified Boxing Instructor, Indoor Cycling, Kettlebells and Suspension Training instructor. Safiyyah is hoping to achieve her Level 2 Fitness Instructor and Level 3 Personal Training qualifications.
About Niamh - our Zumba Cover instructoR
When Niamh isn’t performing on stage or acting on screen she is dancing her heart out. Irish dancing, hiphop dancing and performing in musicals as a kid, turned into a life long profession in the arts. Moving to London from Dublin Ireland Niamh trained for her Masters in Acting where she taught dance to other drama students after hours. She then decided it was time to get her Zumba qualification and spread her love for feeling good through covering classes for The Body People. We dare you to go to her class and not leave with a smile on your face!
Niamh is a qualified Zumba instructor