About Us

About  Us

Personal Training and expert Mindset Coaching in a super friendly environment where progress is championed!

Beliefs and values

What matters to us

Passion

We believe life is better lived with passion and purpose. We thrive on helping our members feel inspired, motivated and alive.

Growth

Progress can only happen through growth. We create continual opportunity for our members to learn and grow so they can become the ultimate version of themselves.

Freedom

Everyone deserves to be pain-free, energetic and confident. We believe in striving to overcome barriers and limitations to enjoy the freedom of living life on your terms.

“After many years at different gyms and training programs, I was ready to give up exercising altogether and put up with the pain. Now after every training session, I can’t wait til my next one as I walk out that door feeling amazing.  I love our sessions and am excited about what I will be like in a few months time…..Watch out world! Thank you from the bottom on my heart”

~ Liz Geehman

We've got your back

Our Approach

Our approach is as bespoke as they come. First, we find out all about you, what are your goals and what are your gaps? What are your struggles and what are the easy wins? Then we get to work closing the gaps in a proven and structured way.

We have systems and processes for everything; functional movement, rehab, strength and performance programming, nutrition and mindset coaching.  This way, we leave no stone unturned.

Your programs will be updated constantly to suit your current situation, because we know that life can get in the way at times and it’s important to be flexible. We also like to check in at least every three months to reassess goals and make sure that we are heading in the right direction.

Most of all our approach is personal. We are in this business for one reason, to help you see your potential. And trust us, it’s so much bigger than you realise!

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pippa burfield
Personal Trainer, Mindset Coach and Mentor

Pippa's Story

Pippa is the beating heart of The Fitness Partnership. She started the company fuelled by a deep desire to help people overcome the barriers that stop them from leading a life of rich experiences, ultimate fulfilment and personal success.

The inspiration behind this burning desire came from her personal experience. After years of pain and injury, constant personal disappointment and all the negative impacts that came as a result of ‘letting go’ of her health for too long, Pippa reached an all-time low and quit her job. Vowing to turn things around and do everything in her power to help prevent anyone from going through what she went through, she then set to work to build The Fitness Partnership!

Since this self-made promise, Pippa has become obsessed with finding out what gives people ultimate fulfilment and success in life.  She is a dedicated student of human behaviour and all things health-related, specialising in fitness and mindset. In fact, she believes that you can’t truly succeed in one without the other.

Pippa has a unique ability to see greatness in everyone. Regardless of where you’re starting out from, she can calibrate quickly, help you feel comfortable, assess carefully for injury or pain, and safely guide you to pain-free, strength and performance-based movements. Pippa sees no boundaries in her clients. She works with a huge range of people from those wanting to walk pain-free again, to those looking to mentally and physically push their boundaries every day.

She doesn’t see fitness as a sign of success. Success is personal and can’t be measured in numbers and stats.

All Pippa cares about is working with people who are committed to change.  

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The Team

Meet the Team

Vicki Ryan

Vicki Ryan

Fitness Trainer

A busy mum to two boys, Vicki has spent over 7 years in the fitness industry delivering high quality personal training and group training sessions with a focus on women’s health and pre/post natal exercise programming. Vicki’s love of fitness came later in life and she has completely transformed her own health through exercise. She has a passion for boxing and kettle-bell training and is a dedicated endurance athlete who regularly competes in marathon and ultra-marathon events. Vicki is dedicated to self-progression and is forever improving her knowledge by learning from industry leading experts.

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Phoebe Burfield

Fitness Trainer & Physiotherapist MAPA

Phoebe has lived and breathed sport her whole life and has been encouraging people to improve their mobility, strength and general fitness for over 35 years. As a physiotherapist working in residential aged care, she witnessed firsthand how a person’s quality of life is heavily impacted by their level of mobility and general health. Now she is dedicated to helping people enjoy physical activity so that they are richly rewarded now and in the future. Phoebe certainly leads by example – when you see her workout in the studio you won’t believe her age!

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Alice Walton

Studio Director

As co-founder of The Fitness Partnership, Alice is passionate about delivering excellence for our members. Coming from a background in customer service and support, Alice’s high standards keep us all on our toes and ensure we are constantly innovating and improving. Alice loves being outdoors and keeping healthy and has a particular passion for cooking nutritious, delicious meals (that the rest of the team love her for!).

Frequently Asked Questions

FAQ

If you like a personalised approach for faster results, then we could be a good fit.  It doesn’t matter how old you are or what your level of fitness or experience is, we have the expertise to work within your limits. To find out more, book in a visit and check out our space.

That’s absolutely fine. Most of our clients are. Which is why we have a structured approach to ensure we safely guide you through an exercise program that is designed especially for your body and your level of fitness.

Yes of course. We do not believe in yelling at you as you “drop and give me 20”. We are also not interested in causing you to limp around for an entire week because you are too sore to walk properly. This type of training slows progress and we know that the more comfortable you are with your training, the more you will turn up to get more results.

Yes. Most people these days have some sort of niggle or injury due to our repetitive and sedentary lifestyles. We are experts at programming exercises that not only avoid the pain, but also work to eliminate the pain whenever possible with corrective movements and strength work.

Then you’re going to love our programs! We use little to no cardio (unless you are training for a specific event). Cardio is not the best use of your time in the gym if you want to maximise your results. We focus on building muscle for a strong, lean and toned body.