Find your love for movement
At THRIVE, we believe that feeling good starts with the body. Daily movement builds a strong foundation for you to realise your potential.
Meet the Team
The THRIVE family is a dedicated group of trainers and pilates instructors passionate about helping clients be their happiest, healthiest selves. Each trainer is trained and certified in various areas of expertise from personal training to meditation. No matter your needs or preferences, you’ll find a trainer to guide you on your wellness journey.
Georgie completed her Cert IV in Fitness in early 2020, before immediately jumping on board at Thrive Fitness. She is not only a passionate trainer – but is Thrive Studio Manager! Having trained with Katie for years prior to completing her qualification, Georgie shares the same passion and love for holistic wellbeing and fitness, and essentially runs the show with her immaculate organisational skills.
Georgie is incredibly passionate about making sure Thrive members feel physically and mentally at their best and uses her bubbly personality to keep vibes high throughout each and every class, consult and interaction.
Georgie is bound to provide you with an epic sweat and will push you to your absolute max.
Tracey has long been a part of the Thrive Fitness team, and is the definition of walking the talk. She has been in the fitness industry since 2013, and it shows!
Tracey is a power house and wealth of knowledge. As your Thrive Head Trainer, she is a breath of fresh air who will empower and inspire you to feel your very best, physically and mentally while also pushing you to your absolute limits. Known for her ability to make you sweat, but also nurture you in just the right way to help you grow, you’ll find yourself returning to Tracey’s sessions over and over again.
Her qualifications are extensive, and just to name a few she has; Certificate 3 & 4 Fitness,
PunchFit Boxing Instructor – Level 1 & 2, Metafit, 200hr Yoga Teacher, TRX Suspension Training, plus Nutrition & Diet for Exercise Professionals.
A born dancer, Bonnie has been passionate about dance, movement and exercise since she could walk.
With over 20 years of dance experience it’s a no brainer that she would combine her love for dance and exercise, and become a Qualified Barre and Reformer Pilates Instructor.
With an enthusiastic and a dynamic approach to her teaching, Bonnie’s positive energy and beaming smile is absolutely infectious and will have you feeling warm and welcome from the moment you walk through the door.
As a Gin Distiller with a Bachelor of Education, you wouldn’t be wrong in thinking that there is nothing our Bonnie can’t do! One things for sure, she will get your core burning, “It’s all about those post work out feels” she says. Why not come and see for yourself!
Giulia is a born instructor who continues to to expand her knowledge through her own dedicated practice.
You will find Giulia’s spirit a nurturing energy to absorb during each session. She just loves to make Thriver’s feel good while educating them too. Every session is carefully planned to give you the best total body pilates workout.
You can find Giulia’s schedule on the mindbody app!
Katelyn Matthews (KT)
KT studied Barre Body’s world class Reformer Pilates course in Byron Bay (ahhhh, is there anywhere better) in 2019 before joining our Thrive team where she shares her love and passion for flexibility and stretch with every member that steps foot into class.
A primary school teacher by day, Pilates powerhouse by early morning and night, you’ll find KT is a bundle of energy and vibrance that will have your motivation levels soaring from the moment you step foot into her class!
If high vibe Pilates classes are your thing and you love to feel your muscles burn than KT is your gal! Don’t believe me? Come see for yourself!
With 10 years of experience in the movement world, Jess is qualified in reformer pilates and also holds a Level 1 & 2 Yoga Certificate, along with many extras.
Jess is passionate about living a good quality life and guides members and the community towards this through loving movement and education. She seems to know just what your body craves.
We are incredibly lucky to have Jess instructing group Pilates classes at Thrive as she also runs her own yoga business. Flow, and delivering the gentle burn is her specialty and we can guarantee you’ll feel the most present and connected with your body that you ever have.
Join one of Jess’ beautifully crafted classes today to experience her passion and experience first hand.
Meagan was first introduced to pilates after having her second child back in 2016 and quickly fell in love with it. So much so, in September 2017 she became qualified in teaching Mat Pilates, Reformer Pilates, Pregnancy and Postnatal Pilates.
After her own experience with lower back pain and a bulged disc, Meagan was able to use Pilates to strengthen and rectify her injuries. You’ll find she loves sharing her knowledge of the technical aspects of Pilates and will educate you on the importance of pelvic floor and lower abdominal activation.
Meagan loves to keep spirits high with classes that are fun and entwined with a good laugh, whilst ensuring the correct technique and form is used during each movement to enhance your results and experience.
As Meagan would say, ‘Pilates is for everyone! The exercises you can do are endless and combining Pilates with Thrives weight training classes ensure you can work your whole body with strength, posture, balance and mobility’.
Join one of Meagan’s classes and fall in love with her energy and vibe! We know we sure did.
- Reformer Pilates
- Mat Pilates
- Yoga (Hatha)
Sam shares her learnings and passion for yoga and pilates with our Thrive community, applying her training and experience to develop curated sessions that will result alignment, strength and mind-body connection.
As a lifelong lover of fitness and pilates, Sam will tell you she “instantly found a home here at Thrive”. From the members to each of the instructors, Thrive is a welcoming place where you can instantly feel accepted and inspired to become your best self, no matter your background or ability.
Sam isn’t a fan of having her picture taken so you’ll just have to come in and experience her magical presence for yourself.
Getting fit and healthy can be hard work, but Hannah’s passion is to help people enhance their lives in the most realistic and fun way possible with her creative, effective and upbeat sessions.
She has a knack for planning – curating and running you through your Friday ‘Glutes & Abs’ sessions; helping you achieve natures butt lift! Plus, keeping you pushing and getting more out of every Friday METCON session!
After working in the marketing and retail, Emma found Pilates by pure chance. She had always been into health and fitness but had never found anything that transformed her body, mind and spirit like Pilates.
Her style of teaching is flowy, fun, feel good and benefits the whole being. She especially loves guiding you through a nice abdominal burn! Em looks forward to working with you on the reformer soon!