Founder Broga® fitness yoga

Matthew Miller

Starting his athletic career as an American football star for USC, then moving on become a NABA professional super heavyweight bodybuilding champion in the US and UK, Matt suffered a double hip replacement from years of aggressive physical wear.  When he was asked to be the first male ambassador for lululemon in Europe , he was very surprised,  but quickly discovered the incredible value of yoga in sport and set out to become a licensed teacher. Matt then created a brand of yoga that would inspire a new generation of men and athletically…
Co-founder and creator of Flowetic

Fiona Leonard

Fiona trained at The BRIT School and London Studio Centre and worked as a professional dancer before setting up her own dance fitness company, Just Dance UK, with her best friend Dominique Monty. Fiona absolutely loves being in the fitness world and when she's not dancing, can be found in the mountains either cycling or snowboarding.
Creator of Mash It Up Fitness

Alicja Blachut

A true fitness professional, with great passion and irresistible energy. Alicja has always had a connection with sports, fitness and dance. Starting from the age of 4, Alicja showed talent in dancing that soon developed with her studying Jazz and ballet for 2 years.  As well as playing basketball professionally for 10 years, she has achieved a Masters in sport science.

Her love for fitness has seen her naturally become a Personal Trainer and a professional dancer. Her dance styles include, Jazz, Ballet, House, Hip-Hop, Afro Jazz,…
Body Image Movement Global Ambassador and group exercise instructor

Emma Boakes

"I’m Emma. I’m a 40 something plus-size fitness professional dedicated to bringing fitness to everyone. I actively promote a “Healthy at Every Size” approach in all of my classes, whether it be Zumba®, Konga®, Spin®, kettlebells, aqua or body conditioning.

I have been a fitpro for just over 6 years now, and decided to #StandAtTheFront after years of trying to find a class that I was comfortable in. The greatest pleasure I get from my classes is seeing participants laughing and smiling, being amazed to discover what their…
Founder of Curvesome Yoga

Donna Noble

A vision of calmness, inner peace and general coolness, meet Donna Noble. Yoga specialist and founder of Donna Noble Yoga, Donna believes ‘every body is a yoga body’, with an aim of breaking down the misconception of what a ‘yogi’ is. As Donna says “with practice and self-belief you can do anything”, and, with that in mind, Donna founded CurveSome Yoga, the body positive and self acceptance yoga class for everyone. Donna’s a pretty big name in the fitness world, regularly appearing in print media, presenting workshops (such…
Founder of GoBOUNCE

Heidi Harris

Heidi  is the creator of GObounce and is also a dancer, choreographer and teacher. Heidi loves to perform, and has danced for various shows, events and ceremonies, she also runs the Bollywood dance group Just Jhoom! Dance Group and regularly performs at events across the country. Heidi teaches dance fitness classes across Surrey and recently launched Gobounce a brand new dance, fitness and party entertainment company for children and young people.
Dance and group exercise instructor and personal trainer.

Emma Taylor

Emma lives for dance and fitness and loves to inspire her community to exercise, move and dance. Emma has recently completed a degree in Dance & Fitness, and now teaches classes full time alongside personal training, specialising in Zumba, body conditioning, Jazz and Street dance. Emma also has worked with us at our London events and did such an incredible job that she was nominated for the UK Active Physical Activty Champion of the year 2016.
Yoga, personal trainer and dance fitness instructor. POUND master training and Mash It UP presenter.

Sara Fakih

Sara has a background in dance, but got into fitness when she got into teaching. Starting off with 1-2-1 sessions as a personal trainer, she soon expanded this to group exercise and particularly specialising in dance fitness, her favourite genres to teach are dancehall, hip-hop and RnB. Sara also has a passion for yoga, which she discovered whilst recovering from injury. Sara believes in life balance and encourages her participants to push themselves, step out of their comfort zone, but to always remember to be kind to themselves.
Zumba® Education Specialist

Caroline Crowe

Caroline is proud to be one of the leading Zumba® Education Specialists in the UK. Based in Surrey, she arranges and conducts Zumba® instructor training courses, teaching a variety of programmes. Caroline has been professionally trained in dance and musical theatre  and has an impressive list of qualifications, including an ISTD Associate in Modern Theatre Dance and a National Diploma in Professional Dance Musical Theatre. She is also highly qualified in the fitness industry and supports EMD UK with the delivery and development of…
The Health Carpenter

Mel Carpenter

Mel, also know as, The Health Carpenter – has over 25 years teaching experience in the dance, fitness and martial arts industries. She runs a successful dance and fitness business in the East Midlands and also coaches/mentors other dance & fitness Instructors, both online and Face-to-Face. Mel loves to convey her passion for health, fitness, dance and well being through blogging, vlogging and presenting at national events.
Founder at Topaz Fitness Academy

Karen Austin

Karen, is one of of the UKs leading fitness professionals and has been within the fitness industry now for 16 years teaching a variety of exercise classes and personal training sessions within private health clubs and the local community.
Group exercise and dance fitness presenter and instructor

Gemma Hodsdon

Based in Horsham, West Sussex, Gemma is our local ambassador. She supports us with local events and programmes and gets the local community moving by teaching Spinning, Fitsteps and Aqua classes at gyms, health clubs and community halls.
Fitness instructor and disability fitness specialist

Sam James

Sam is a qualified Level 3 Gym Instructor and an experienced group exercise trainer and presenter. Sam works with a variety of clients, offering GP referral, rehabilitation programmes, youth and inclusive projects; she covers Zumba, Clubbercise, Boxercise and personal training. She also works with organisations in training instructors to deliver sessions for disabled clientèle. Recently, Sam worked with SOSA Dance Fitness on their seated SOSA programme which launched in 2016.
MotherStrutter at Strutology®

Zoe McNulty

Zoe McNulty is one of the UK's leading dance fitness presenters, group exercise experts and body confidence activist. She specialises in helping women feel good about their figures through fun and feisty dance concepts namely under the umbrella of School of Strut® which houses classes such as Strutology®, Raunch®, SexyStreet™, SweatSexy™, Burlesque Balls™ and more.
Dance fitness lover and personal trainer in the making

Natalie Ansell

"My love of fitness has always played a big part in my life and made me feel amazingly empowered. I am therefore  honoured to be able to deliver dance based group exercise to children, mums, seniors and stroke rehabilitation clients. My qualifications range from Zumba, Zumba Gold, Zumba kids to ante- and post-natal, and group cycle. More recently I am studying towards becoming a Personal Trainer. I am excited to be part of the EMD UK team and hope to see you in a class soon. Nats 🙂 "
Creator - Movement Improvement

Karen Elliott

With 20 years’ experience in the fitness industry, Karen Joanne has taught a range of classes and studied Intrinsic Biomechanics and Structural Bodywork. Her deep understanding of mobility and functional movement resulted in Karen Joanne developing three unique class concepts through her training company, Movement Improvement - Mmmove, Flow Movement Meditation and Move Laugh Breathe. 

Karen Joanne’s classes are designed to help people lead freer and happier lives.