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Meet the team at the Sanctuary Health and Fitness Club.

John Rogers

John Rogers

About John:
John is Manager at The Sanctuary, he has worked here since 2007. He is a fully qualified Personal trainer and advanced fitness instructor, specializing in strength and conditioning training and weight management. He enjoys supporting both Blackpool and Liverpool FC in his spare time.

Snowboarding, Football, Weight Lifting.

Diploma in Personal training
CYQ Level 3 Advanced Fitness Instructor
CYQ Level 2 Fitness Instructor
Fit Pro 10 Minute Gym Award
Medicine Ball Instructor
Kettle Bell Instructor
1st Aid At Work

Alasdair Russell

Alasdair Russell

About Alasdair:
Alasdair has been a member of staff since August 2007 and remained so despite studying in Louisiana for a year and completing a degree at the University of Central Lancashire. He now runs a Sports Injury Clinic in Kendal, and works with athletes at Sedbergh School, as well as instructing and teaching classes here at the Sanctuary.

Middle Distance Running (1500m, 3km steeplechase and cross country), British Athletics, Cardiovascular programming, Classes, Sports injuries and rehabilitation.

Sports Therapy Degree (BSc Hons)
Life Guard (American Red Cross)
NVQ Level 2 Fitness Instructor
Sports First Aid
Fit Pro 10minute Gym
Community Sports Leadership Award

Jenny Miller

Jenny Miller

About Jenny:
Jenny has worked here since the Sanctuary opened. She works predominately as a freelance classes instructor but also as a casual member of the gym team.

Boxing for the Kendal squad, outdoor sports.

CYQ level 3 in Sports conditioning
CYQ level 3 in Exercise referral for clients with specific controlled conditions
Future fit personal training and advanced instruction
Future fit applied nutrition
Future fit nutrition & weight management
Future fit torso training & core stability
YMCA keiser cycle
YMCA supple strength
YMCA step aerobics
YMCA level 2 in health related exercise for children
YMCA level 2 gym instructor
Boxercise, Kick boxercise instructor
NVQ level 2 in sport recreation and allied occupations
Speedo shallow wave
IIHHT diploma in health & fitness
Emergency first aid at work certificate.

Graham Parsons

Graham Parsons

About Graham:
Graham has been a member of staff since June 2015, he is a fully qualified personal trainer for 2 years currently delivering sessions at Ulverston leisure and home sessions. He also teaches Insanity class. Graham is a very keen golfer having taken up the sport 2 years ago and bringing his handicap down to 5 in his 1st season. He is looking towards improving further and being a scratch /plus figure golfer.

Golf- playing of a handicap of 5, Keeping fit. Personal Training

Level 3 personal trainer
Official insanity instructor
Spinning instructor
Kettlebell instructor

Kathryn Melia

Kathryn Melia

About Kathryn:
Kathryn has been a member of staff since May 2011 after completing her NCFE level 2 in fitness instructing at LMC and is looking forward to gain ing further qualifications in the fitness industry. Kathryn is recently back from maternity leave.

Walking with the dogs, keeping fit , kettlebells

NCFE level 2 fitness instructor
1St Aid at work.

Adam Jennings

Adam Jennings

About Adam:
Adam has recently joined The Sanctuary Health and Fitness Club as the new apprentice starting a health and fitness instructor course at Kendal college in September.

Football (supporting Tottenham FC).
Playing football for Endmoor FC
Weightlifting and keeping fit

Working towards L2 Fitness instructor NVQ

Sanctuary Opening Times

Monday to Thursday: 7am - 10pm
Friday: 7am - 9pm
Weekends:  8am - 8pm

NB Swimming lessons take place in the pool Wednesday - Saturday at varying times,
please contact Sanctuary reception 01539 739588 for times.

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