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This issue we put the spotlight on FitPros , May Young and David Liow .
May is a yoga , Pilates and Les Mills BODYBALANCE ® instructor . Based in Camberwell ( VIC ), May teaches classes at Boroondara Sports Complex , Monash Sport , Hawthorn Aquatic and Leisure Centre , Goodlife Health Clubs and Fitness First .
“ What I love most about my job is seeing people living with good health and wellbeing .”
“ I was initially attracted to the fitness industry because I wanted to find something to do during the day while my kids were at school , so I joined a group fitness class at the local gym and I was hooked ! One day , one of the instructors suggested that I consider becoming a group fitness instructor , so I gave it a go , and here I am today – a certified yoga , Pilates and BODYBALANCE instructor ; and I also own a yoga studio called ‘ Sabaidee Yoga ’.“
DAVID LIOW Based in Maroochydore ( QLD ), Dave has always been amazed and intrigued about how the human body works and moves . Some kids grow up wanting to be firefighters and circus performers but Dave always wanted to be a trainer !
“ I ’ ve been doing this for almost 30 years and my career has given me so many great experiences along the way . It ’ s allowed me to travel around the world and work with some outstanding human beings . I love what I do . These days it ’ s about tweaking my roles and practice , both at my centre and also in my education program to make me more effective both in and out of work .”
“ We are in a privileged position to be able to make a bigger impact on our clients ’ health than any other health professional . Be awesome , get stuck into it , and make a difference to their lives !”