Meet Our Trainers ...
As director of Studio Athletica and EHP Allstar, head trainer Christopher Klarich lives and breathes fitness 365 days a year. He delivers each session with utter passion and excitement.
As well as being a qualified Master Trainer, Chris also holds qualifications as a Mat and Reformer Pilates instructor, PunchFit certified boxing coach and also works closely with Plastic Surgeon Dr. Michael Miroshnik to deliver post-operative training for patients recovering from breast augmentation and abdominoplasty (tummy tuck).
The man, the myth, the legend. Nash rules Studio Athletica with the power of positivity.
Nash is the ICN natural bodybuilding champion and is in preparation for the Mr. Australia pro titles in 2021. You can expect big things from this gentle giant and will love training with him.
He continues to further his education in the fitness industry. He is currently completing a sport science degree and studying ISSN sports nutrition.
Tina has been a trainer for over 8 years now, starting in group fitness and then moving into personal training. Qualified both in her native Poland and here in her adopted home in Australia, she specialises in strength and hypertrophy training, and is a two-time IFBB Bodybuilding Elite competitor. She is motivated to get more females into the gym to train, debunking the myth that lifting weights 'will make you look like a man', showing them how, in fact, it can help them achieve a more feminine physique and greater confidence in their body.
Tina's training philosophy is to have fun, stay strong, feel sexy in your own body. She loves helping people improve their health, feel better about themselves and make lasting changes to their life.
Meet Neet ... one of our most experienced and knowledgable trainers. He has been a personal trainer for over 10 years, holding credentials like NSCA CSCS, REPS L3 PT, CERT-III and IV Australia, Pn1 Coach, Poliquin Performance Coach, Rehab Master Trainer, and SNA Sports Nutrition. He also teaches up and coming PT’s CERT-III and IV in Fitness.
He believes the best thing about working at the Studio is getting pushed to be a better version of himself 'every damn day' and the best advice that he has ever been given is "It is the start that stops us!!"
Training with Neet, you'll know you are in good hands and will get results.
Say hello to Kenny Macieira. Kenny has worked as a personal trainer for over 12 years. Not only does he bring significant knowledge and experience to his sessions, Kenny brings positivity and fun, believing that if you are not enjoying the process of reaching your goals, you are not likely to stick to it long enough to both see results and change behaviours. "The journey is everything," he says.
According to Kenny, the best thing about being a PT is "meeting so many awesome people and being lucky enough to have them trust me with their health and fitness goals". With Kenny you'll get one of the allround nice guys and a true training partner that will be backing you all the way.
Before becoming a personal trainer, Tom worked in IT, and understands how to transition from a sedentary lifestyle into a fitness-oriented way of living.
His four years of personal training experience helps Tom to make the most of his time in the gym during intensive sessions that fit perfectly into an hour-long lunch break.
Tom loves Studio Athletica’s one-of-a-kind, tailored training experiences, and believes that there’s no place more positive than being in the gym. His motto is “the only bad workout is the one you didn’t do” and you'll always be motivated to keep training with a trainer like Tom.
Introducing Adika Njemanze. While he has been a personal trainer for over 5 years, coming from an athletic background his life has been all about fitness, performance and getting the most out of himself.
Running track and field he has won numerous gold medals around Australia and abroad. He has also spent 4 years as a professional natural bodybuilder, acquiring the necessary knowledge to not only excel in the sport but help people reach their desired transformation goals.
Adika enjoys helping people make fitness a part of their life and not a chore. A session with Adika will always be rewarding.
Tom Sykes Brown
Having started training at a young age Tom has experienced everything the fitness industry has to offer, with over 7 years’ experience working in the industry from boutique, commercial to corporate, Tom has gained and grown his knowledge base through working with some fantastic teams.
Along the way Tom has gained the highest UK personal training qualifications including GP referrals, PNF stretching, Strength and conditioning and many forms of group exercise. Tom believes any client can reach their goals with a positive attitude and support from Studio Athletica, achieving greatness and changing their life for the better in the process! In and outside the gym.
With over 7 years experience within the health and fitness industry Sophie's learning started by completing a Sports and Exercise degree back in the UK where she also found her love for bodybuilding.
"I have been a PT for over 5 years and I cant think of any job I would rather do. I get to see people improving every week and make positive changes to their lives! Most recently I competed in bodybuilding competitions and came 6th in the UK. I learnt so much throughout the prep for my competitions and I love passing this knowledge onto my clients."