Meet The Team
John has been working in the health and fitness industry for more than 12 years now. He started his career as a sports coach in a number of sports including football, basketball, athletics and early development golf (PGA). In 2004, John started working at Bannatynes Health Club, Livingston as a fitness advisor and had worked his way up through the ranks since then to become gym manager. During his 5 1/2 year spell at Bannatynes, he also completed a level 3 personal training course through Fitness Scotland and his level 3 diploma in sports therapy.
He specialises in personal training, sports massage therapy, core stability, weight management and sports coaching. John is a highly motivated and energetic person who takes great pride in helping other people achieve their goals.
"JD has made me realise what I am capable of doing, and he encourages/supports me at all times. I can highly recommend! -June Anderson Read more on Testimonial page!
Jacqueline has been working in the fitness industry for 10 years. She started working as a Fitness Adviser at Bannatynes Livingston after completing a HND in Fitness, health and Exercise. After a year or so as Fitness Adviser was promoted to Studio Co-ordinator at the club and gained a mass of new skills and experience.
Jacqueline specialises in personal training, sports massage, pre & post natal fitness and group exercise. Jacqueline has two young children which proves that it is possible to have a busy life but still make time for fitness and well-being.
Jacqueline shares a passion for group exercise classes and teaches Body Attack, Body Pump, BodyStep and Body Combat and she cannot think of a better way to exercise. Jacqueline believes exercise should be fun but at the same time push the participant to the next level to achieve their fitness goals.
A little bit about me: I am currently working as a full time fitness instructor carrying out fitness classes, implementing gym programs and working with clients on a 1-1 basis.
Fitness has always been a passion of mines even from a young age as I competed at an elite level in gymnastics for 10 years and represented Scotland a number of times. Unfortunately I had to retire due to an injury set back. Since then I have completed my HND in ...applied sports science where I achieved my Level 2 which allowed me to become a fitness instructor. I have experience taking numerous fitness classes implementing gym programs specific to each individual and working with clients on a 1-1 basis.
I am currently working towards my level 3 and level 4 to enable me to further my knowledge to help my clients lead a healthier lifestyle and reach there fitness goals.