Amanda taught Barre in Austin, Texas for two years before moving to Sydney. Amanda fell in love with Lagree while in Austin and continued taking classes in Sydney eventually pursuing instructor training. She loves that Lagree is low-impact and it delivers the burn and shakes like no other workout.
Teaching Style: Amanda delivers a challenging class with a laid back vibe and a great playlist. She is passionate about correct form and alignment so you get the most out of each exercise while preventing injury.
Favorite Lagree Move: Wheelbarrow – love a core exercise
After training as a professional dancer in Liverpool, Amy moved to Australia and became a fully certified PT, Pilates instructor and Lagree Instructor Level 1 and 2. Amy was drawn to Lagree because it’s intense full body movements, which are easy on the joints, combine resistance training with cardio and are suitable for all fitness levels.
Teaching style: You can always count on Amy for a cracking playlist and an infectious energy that will make you fall in love with Lagree in no time!
Fave Lagree move: Back lunge – all the shakes happen with the back lunge…It’s a burner!
Fun fact: If she is not in studio, you will find Amy watching Christmas movies all year round
Qualifications: Diploma in Fitness, Lagree Level 1 & 2, Mat Pilates, Pre & Post Natal certified, Barre instructor
Maddie was introduced to Lagree in 2017 as a client. She quickly became hooked due to the total body conditioning method that strengthens the body and promotes lean muscle without bulking up. She loves that she can get an intense workout that was still therapeutic and fun!
Teaching style: Maddie’s new fresh teaching style focuses on correct body positioning and alignment. Her big personality will bring energy to the room and make a workout fly by!
Fave Lagree move: Spider Lunge
Fun fact: Maddie is studying Mining Engineering at uni
Qualifications: Bachelor of Commerce (qualifying), Bachelor of Mining Engineering (qualifying), Cert 3/4 Personal Trainer, Mat Pilates, Pre & Post Natal certified
Fiona has been in the fitness industry since the 90’s as a PE Teacher and Personal Trainer. She has been practicing Lagree since 2014 and started teaching in 2018. She still finds each workout challenging, which is why she loves and stands by the method.
Teaching style: Fiona’s classes are strong and constantly challenging, but also fun and nurturing at the same time.
Fave Lagree move: Skater, Standing Inner Thighs, Pike – just to name a few!
Fun Fact: Fiona is the proud mum of four beautiful children.
Qualifications: Bachelor of Physical Education, Cert 3 in Fitness, Mat Pilates, Pre & Post Natal certified
Alison has a background in dance, beginning as a child in Jazz & Tap and later studying the street styles of Dance at Broadway Dance Center in New York City. She became obsessed with Lagree as a client because of its high intensity, yet low impact workout style
Teaching style: Alison’s passion to see results and help people live their best life in health and confidence will keep you motivated and coming back for more!
Fave Lagree move: Standing Inner Thigh and Reverse Giant Teaser
Fun fact: Alison teaches adult dance classes and has a huge love for R&B music, so watch out for some funky tunes sneaking their way onto her playlist!
Qualifications: Bachelor of Dance (qualifying), Cert 3/4 Personal Trainer, Pilates Matwork Certified
Bree has been practising the Lagree Method since first discovering the method in Los Angeles in 2011. She is passionate about fusing her background in strength training with the incredible benefits to be seen as a result of Lagree. With the philosophy that ‘moving your body is a privilege’ expect every class with Bree to be complete with fun tunes and killer combos to a super-slow tempo.
Teaching style: A stickler for mind-to-muscle connection and perfect form, complete with super fun playlists… You’ll leave class with a big smile and a burning booty!\
Fave Lagree move: “I’m all about the glutes, so a heavy donkey-kick with some isometric holds and pulses thrown in for fun. Then by close second, an oblique super-set!”
Fun fact: Bree works in digital marketing for the health and wellness industry when she’s not teaching in the studio. She also loves to cook and bake (feel free to share your best recipes in class!).
Qualifications: Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Management, Certificate 3 and 4 in Fitness, Mat Pilates Level 1, Lagree Instructor Certification Level 1, Strength System International Level 1 and 2, Performance Nutrition Coach Level 1 and 2, Stretching & Flexibility Coach
Suzie has been in the fitness industry for many years as a Manager and Reformer Instructor with numerous qualifications under her belt! Her personality, experience of anatomy and physiology as well her genuine care for her clients shines through in her classes.
Teaching Style: Suzie’s love for the slow, controlled strength training moves drew her to the Lagree Method and to become a LagreeFIT instructor. Her teaching style involves a lot of time under attention, pulses and guaranteed jelly legs.
Fave Lagree Move: Teaser, Rowers Lunge, Back Lunge
Fun fact: She danced on a BBC Breakfast segment to promote Zumba in the UK
Certifications: Sports Massage, Dip Anatomy and Physiology, Dip Personal Training, Cert Mat Pilates, Cert Refomer, Pre & Post Natal certified
I am a professionally trained dancer many moons ago and naturally found pilates a nice progression from pushing my body in team sports and dance for many years. I have always been interested in how the body moves and recovers from injury.
I studied body awareness with the Feldenkrais method for three years and have my Certificate IV in Fitness and personal training helping others feel amazing at whatever stage they are with their fitness. I discovered the Lagree Method in LA, the mecca for fitness, a few years back hustling for a life in the show biz world.
Learning about the body in movement is an endless journey for me and Lagree is my new favourite exercise.
Teaching style: precise, warm but firm
Fave Lagree move: Plank to pike
Kelly is originally from California which is where her love for Lagree began (back in 2015). She grew up playing team sports, which is why she loves group fitness classes as she finds it more fun and motivating than working out alone!
Teaching style: Loves to make you shake and feel the burn! Motivates you to hold positions for 5 seconds longer, making sure you feel your muscles the next day!
Favourite Lagree move: Bear / pike combo
Teaching Style: You can always expect a full body workout in Alex’s classes. Her positive energy is contagious and you’ll be sure to leave class with a smile on your face and feeling amazing!
Fave Lagree Move: Teaser
Fun Fact: Alex also works as a teacher delivering the Certificate III in Fitness at TAFE NSW
Qualifications: Bachelor in Exercise Science, Cert 3/4 in Fitness, Pre & Post Natal certified
With a background in the performing arts, Kelsie has always had a passion for moving her body in fun and effective ways. After becoming a barre and Pilates mat instructor, she was drawn to Lagree because of the intense, yet low impact workout!
Teaching style: fun yet challenging. With some jokes and sarcasm sprinkled in, you will leave Kelsie’s classes strong, accomplished, a little shakey, but most importantly – good in your skin.
Favourite Lagree move: Spider lunge
Born in the UK, Matt started out as a personal trainer and coaches across several countries over the years. He loves teaching and educating clients who are new to exercise and his passion is to help people live their best life through fitness.
Teaching style: Matt’s energy is infectious, he will motivate you through your entire workout. You are guaranteed to walk out with shaky legs and a smile on your face.
Fave Lagree move: floor lunge
Scarlett is a loyal, long term Lagree client turned instructor. She is a strong advocate for the high intensity, low impact, full body conditioning the method offers.
Scarlett is passionate health and fitness with a particular love for running and skiing. In between teaching classes, she studies law at the University of Sydney.
Teaching Style: All smiles with a side of sweat and shakes!
Favourite move: Scrambled egg – a full body movement that gets you working through your shoulders, triceps, lats, obliques and glutes.
Zac has been working within the fitness industry for over 10 years. Finding a particular love for group fitness when he was based in LA. Working at Barry’s Bootcamp and Flywheel he quickly became known for his positivity, music and bad jokes. After returning home to WA he began to teach at LA Fit, Perth’s Lagree fitness studio where he taught for a number of years. Having taught guest spots in Melbourne and the Philippines Lagree studios he is excited to now be here at LagreeFit.
Teaching Style: Fun, positive and challenging. Also notorious for bad jokes.
Fave Lagree Move: Rowers Lunge
Mathilde is originally from France, where she started playing team sports as a child and kept her passion for fitness and everything movement growing up. Mathilde is a Yoga and Pilates instructor, and is currently studying to become a Physiotherapist.
Mathilde loves a good challenge, and that is why she has turned to the Lagree method, the workout never disappoints and will always challenge her mind and body.
Teaching style : Think boosting music, motivating and uplifting coach to push you to discover your strength! With a modification for every level so you can challenge yourself regardless of the stage of your fitness journey you are in.
You’ll leave feeling so happy – and sore -…. But that’s what we are here for !
Favourite Lagree move: Plank to Pike