At Align Functional Fitness, we've partnered with other health professionals to form a fully integrated, multidisciplinary team that surrounds our clients, giving them support all round.
We are passionate about being able to provide a high quality of personalised coaching and support services to those who may be limited by movement restrictions, or feel hesitant about exercise.
Our newly opened studio provides a space for clients seeking a private, homely and quiet gym alternative.We pride ourselves on the methodical, scientifically-backed and functional approach we adopt when designing programs for each individual client. Ensuring that we lay a solid foundation to the way our clients move before building up strength, endurance and power.
awareness and trust in their own movements, balance, strength and flexibility.
If you want to experience moving better, feeling stronger and living healthier, we'd love to talk to you!
Founder | Exercise Oncology Instructor | Corrective Exercise Specialist | Personal Trainer | BSc - Biochemistry
Brianna is passionate about helping improve functional movements to those who may be limited by movement restrictions or feel hesitant about exercise.
Proudly affiliated with Maple Tree Cancer Alliance, Brianna was inspired by her mum's own exercise journey through her treatment. “I have a special connection to coaching clients who are afflicted by cancer. We are proud to be the international provider of Exercise Oncology programs here in New Zealand for Maple Tree Cancer Alliance and continue to advocate for exercise to be recognised as a standard practise of care for Cancer Patients.”
Exercise Based Rehabilitation Specialist | Corrective Exercise Specialist | Exercise Oncology Instructor
Luke graduated from NMIT with a Diploma in Applied Fitness and also from Auckland University of Technology with a Degree in Sport and Recreation.
He has a passion for injury and disability rehabilitation which came from his own experiences with spinal and knee injuries. He loves to help people rebuild themselves back up to living a full physical lifestyle.
Tom is a physiotherapist with over 7 years’ experience working in both New Zealand and Australia. Tom has a passion for improving client outcomes in the community and helping improve people’s autonomy when it comes to their health and rehabilitation. Tom spent the past 4 years of his career specialising in the area of neuro-rehab where he worked in community neurological rehabilitation clinics working with clients with spinal cord injury, traumatic brain injury, Parkinson’s, Multiple Sclerosis and Motor Neuron Disease
Holistic Health Practitioner
Morgan has a background as a Registered Nurse, however she followed her passion for health and wellness and studied Integrative Nutrition, and currently Lifestyle Medicine.
Morgan says "It is my purpose to motivate and guide individuals to feel their best and most healthy, by addressing not just nutrition and exercise, but incorporating a whole body approach."
Andrea is an integral member of our team, bringing a wealth of knowledge and a creative flare to her role.
In addition to her administrative role on Tuesday and Thursdays, Andrea is also on her own adventure to prioritise exercise and a healthy lifestyle while being able to still balance all other areas of life. As someone who has experienced the challenges of health struggles first-hand, she understand the importance of self-care and the impact it can have on overall wellbeing.
Andrea's personable and supportive nature make her a valuable member to the team and our Align community as a whole.
If you're interested in being part of our multidisciplinary team - get in touch today! We'd love to hear from you!
Cancer Exercise Specialist
The Cancer Exercise Training Institute
Exercise Oncology Instructor
Maple Tree Cancer Alliance
Corrective Exercise Specialist
The National Academy of Sports Medicine
Certified Personal Trainer
The American Council on Exercise