Claire is a certified Personal Trainer, Fitness Instructor and Sports Massage Therapist (AIF) from Perth, Western Australia, with a passion for motivating and uplifting her clients through positive encouragement and celebrating achievement. In addition to these qualifications, she is also a certified PunchFit and Konga instructor, and has a back ground in the performing arts.
Claire has been performing on stage as a dancer and musical theatre performer since 1989 and gained Cert IV Music Theatre (WAAPA) in 2004, along with countless competition wins, scholarships and examinations over the last 29 years. Highlights of her career include touring the UK, Canada and Thailand with the original Australian cast of The Rose and the Ring in 2003/04 including two performances at The Royal Opera House, London; performing in two award-winning original productions at the FringeWorld Festival, Falling to the Top, 2013, and Dr. Felicity Rickshaw, 2016/17, both with Holland St Productions; and her continual work perfoming at PCEC, Crown and interstate venues.
This will be Claire's fourth year as Conditioning Coach at APANAcademy, and Fridays spent with the amazingly talented students and phenominal staff are always the highlight of her week.