Blake Stegemann

All throughout my childhood, I struggled with confidence and  I would always fall behind as a result of it. Losing my father at the age of 7 to cancer wasn’t easy either. At such a young age I was confused and didn’t really know how to take it. I was also overweight as a child…

Karyn Windle

After a corporate career working in the airline industry and professional services for many years I became a stay at home mum to two gorgeous children. Seven years after becoming a mother and focusing entirely on them and my family it came time for them to go to school and left me wondering what was…

Aleia Jayne

A change is just around the corner Health and fitness has always been something I have been passionate about and something that’s always been a big part of my life. Keeping fit and being healthy is something that I found helped me overcome my depression and anxiety. Upon starting my journey with HPC I was…

Corey Hughes

I had always been an active kid. Growing up in a sporting environment paved the way for me to pursue many different sporting disciplines from Soccer to Athletics & now training in the gym. When I started training in the gym at the age of 15 it was then when I fell in love with…

Bridget Hicks

I graduated from HPC in 2010 which is so long ago now but despite all of those years, I have remained close with the HPC team because they are all just the friendliest, inviting and passionate people you could ask for. The support from team HPC post graduation has been nothing short of amazing! I…

Sally Gabriella

I grew up in a traditional, strict household where good grades and university was expected. So, that was all I knew. But what I didn’t know was what I wanted to become in the future. I had a dream to become a television host, so journalism was the obvious university degree – but of course,…

Janessa McFee

I am who I am in the fitness industry today because of my education at HPC and the boundaries I pushed to get out of my comfort zone to live my wildest passion everyday! After being exposed to many outdoor activities, sports and adventures throughout my childhood and adolescence I had discovered my passion in…

Melinda Tweedie

In 2015 I started a fitness journey and lost 50Kg. I realised I was inspiring people around me so enrolled at HPC and became qualified and changed my career. In January 2016 I started working in the Fitness Industry taking a position as Club Manager for Anytime Fitness Maryborough. We have recently launched a community…

Jeanine Piva

Thank you for offering to share your story with the rest of our HPC family. Firstly can you start by telling us a little bit about yourself? Hi! I’m Jeanine, 42 years young and a mother of two with two step children. I simply love being around people, the beach, the outdoors, and most of…

Geoff & Brooke Waters

My name is Geoff Waters. My wife Brooke and I are owners and operators of The GRIND PIT- a personal training and group fitness studio on the Northern Gold Coast, in Oxenford. Our END Goal at THE GRIND PIT is essential to help people. Weight Loss, muscle gain, toned buttocks and massive biceps are all…