Patricia Reilly, managing director of Fitness Move is a Karate Master with 33 years training. She competed in sport karate from 1986 to 2006, was a regional and National medalist and champion and International medalist. Patricia received two Prime Minsters scholarships to study Karate in Japan and Okinawa. She is a KarateNZ national coach and runs her own karate dojo and fitness school in her local community.
Leia Cohen, programme director of Fitness Move, has a long background in latin dance. She is an ACE certified group fitness instructor as well as a Mind body specialist. She trained intensively in a traditional Martial Arts school in Wudang, China for two years where she has been certified to teach martial arts notably Tai Chi and Qigong.