Our Successful Team

Valerie Maillet

Valerie Maillet

Personal Trainer & Neuromuscular Therapist

With a decade of Personal Trainer experience, Valerie is a real powerhouse when it comes to transforming the lives of others. Her focus is on fitness, weight loss and weight gain, as well as pre- and post-natal fitness. She also works with clients in the areas of senior fitness, rehabilitation and posture, along with functional training and core & balance. Valerie is also qualified in applying neuromuscular therapy massage which eases pain in trigger points. She helps clients with injuries, as well as those with general muscle strains and stresses.

Valerie specializes in one-on-one Private Personal Training, Group Personal Training and Corporate Wellness programmes, whether for general health and fitness, dealing with stress management or achieving bodyshaping results. She is a personable and natural communicator who keeps her clients motivated through reminders, education and fitness journals, not to mention mobile apps and rewards!

Valerie's fitness ethos is that good ageing is the key to happiness and her goal is to change her clients' lives forever! The proof of Valerie's dedication to fitness is in her own personal achievements. She's run a marathon in four and a half hours, sprinted a triathlon in just over an hour and a quarter and competed for Ireland in the Land Rover G4 Challenge.

ACE Personal Trainer
HDip Neuromuscular Therapy
NCEF National Certificate in Exercise & Fitness

Conor Kennedy

Conor Kennedy

Personal Trainer & Fitness Coaching

Conor has worked in the field of strength and fitness coaching full time for 8 years, and has single-handedly coached over 8,000 sessions (both group sessions, and one-on-one).

He began his coaching career while practicing martial arts in his early twenties, most notably kickboxing. He achieved his black belt and was involved in coaching at several clubs, while also competing. After a couple of injuries, he stepped back from martial arts and began to spend more time strength training, eventually taking part in several Powerlifting competitions. He has also run several half-marathons over the years and the Belfast City Marathon too. In addition, he has always been a keen cyclist and has completed six of the IDGB Mizen-to-Malin 700km charity cycles.

He began his coaching career as a trainer in a high-end personal training clinic in Dublin in 2007 and worked there for 3 years before going out on his own. He invested a lot of time and money in his continuing personal development in what was then still a relatively unknown field; strength and conditioning.

Conor’s passion is making people better…feel better, look better, move better, and perform better.

He has worked with a range of clients over the years, from people in their eighties to World Champion athletes. He currently divides his time between coaching competitive athletes and recreational trainees.

In addition to his private coaching work, Conor is Strength and Conditioning Coach of Sundrive Track Cycle team and trains several competitive athletes in disciplines including running, cycling and boxing.

Some of his qualifications and experience are included below;
BSc Strength and Conditioning 2017.
Higher Certificate in Strength and Conditioning 2016.
Certificate in Physical Fitness and Conditioning for Sport 2015
Certified Practitioner of the Functional Movement Screen (FMS) 2014
UK Strength & Conditioning Association Level 2 Coach 2012
Poliquin International Certification Program (PICP) Coach 2012
Agatsu Certified Kettlebell Instructor 2011
International Rugby Board Strength & Conditioning Cert 2011
Irish Sports Council Code of Ethics for Children in Sport Cert 2009
NCEHS / NTC Qualified 2004
Mugendo Kickboxing Black belt

  • Completed five half marathons and the Belfast City Marathon
  • Seminars attended include Jim Wendler, Andy Bolton, Jason Kelly, Dan John, Brandon Lilly, Ed Coan, and Chad Wesley Smith.
  • Coach of the Irish kickboxing Squad for the WKA European Championships, 2006
  • Completed six Annual Mizen to Malin 700km Charity Cycles for The Irish Guide Dogs for The Blind.
  • Competed at a national level in full contact kickboxing, was nationally ranked at no. 3 at L/HW.

Eimear Naughton

Eimear Naughton

Personal Trainer & Fitness Coaching

Eimear has a genuine passion for fitness and healthy living. She loves working with people and helping them develop, whether it be through teaching, coaching or training. This has been the focal point of her professional career. Her strongest trait is her ability in being able to motivate others to exercise. Eimear will motivate clients into enjoying fitness. During each session, you are likely to experience a lot of laughter and the occasional dancing session. The perfect combination to lift your mood and motivational needs.

She is a very approachable and enthusiastic trainer. She loves setting targets with individual clients and enjoys nothing more than seeing each client reach their personal health and fitness goals.

Eimear has been involved in various sports from a young age and she was recognised by others as a real all round competitive athlete. The sport she is most gifted in is basketball, where she has represented Ireland numerous times in International competitions. This has led Eimear to continue to coach basketball for over 10 years. Her most recent endeavor is open water sea swimming, where she will compete all over Ireland.

Eimear wants to keep progressing within the fitness industry and is always willing to learn and introduce new techniques. She is motivated to continue studying and staying up to date with the latest movements and trends in the fitness industry.

BSc Sports Management and Coaching
ITEC Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor
Coaching level 1 for Rugby, Basketball and GAA

Gwen Kelly

Gwen Kelly

Mind Management /Life Coach

Focus - Believe - Achieve

Change your mindset..change your life.

Passionate about how the mind works, Gwen is a fully qualified Holistic NeuroCoach, Mindfulness Coach and Speaker. She educates and coaches her clients on how to train their thought processes, fulfil their potential and achieve success in both their personal and professional life. Gwen brings her knowledge and wisdom of many applied psychologies including Mindfulness, Hypnotherapy and NLP and combines them to incorporate powerful mind techniques to bring about personal growth, reduce stress and anxiety, improve confidence and self-esteem and change limiting thought processes among a few. Gwen will empower you and inspire you to achieve your goals and create the life you want.
She has been interviewed for documentaries for RTE, has done many radio interviews and magazine editorials.

BA in Business
Diploma in Mindfulness, Hypnotherapy, NLP.
Member of the International Alliance of Holistic Therapists.

Ramon Horca

Ramon Horca

Personal Trainer & Fitness Coaching

A 10-year veteran of the fitness industry, Ramon’s professional journey in health and well-being started when he began working for an organic food producer in 2004.

After a few years of training friends and family out of his home gym in Bray, he realised where his true passion lay. He qualified as a personal trainer at the National Training Centre in Dublin in 2010 and has never looked back!

He began coaching professionally at a small studio in Blackrock, Co Dublin before moving to a larger gym nearby as word spread and his client base grew.

His approach to training has a very strong emphasis on nutrition and overall health, underpinned by a holistic philosophy.

Anyone training with Ramon knows how his passion and enthusiasm are infectious…and matched with a level of knowledge, and attention to detail, that is hard to beat. Never one to rest on his laurels, he is always reading, learning, and keeping up to date on the latest developments. He is a real people person and loves the connection that is achieved when coaching someone.

National qualification in exercise, health studies, sports nutrition and personal training - Level 4 EHFA and EQF accredited from The National Training Centre Dublin 2010

Ty Henry

Ty Henry

Exercise Physiologist, Personal Trainer, Fitness Coach

Ty’s interest in training was born out of his interest to become a great American Football Quarterback, leading him to a college scholarship and followed by a professional career that spanned across Australia, Spain, Brazil and America

Another key to his success was his intensive study into injury prevention, rehabilitation and prehabilitation. With his unique takes on strength and fitness, pliability, and nutrition he has led multiple facilities, collegiate and professional sporting organisations as well as body transformation studios.

He knows exactly what it takes from programme design to nutrition with everything in between to get people the results they are looking for. He has a passion for changing people’s mindsets and therefore lifestyles all while keeping a smile on everyone’s face.

In addition to his private coaching work Ty also coaches the Dublin Rebels American Football team, places international athletes at US Universities to play college sports. He also plays basketball, skis, and plays tennis. He lives with his partner Rachel, son TJ and 3 Dogs.

Some of his qualifications and experience are included below:
Bachelor of Arts in Exercise and Sport Science
Clinical Exercise Physiology and minor in Nutrition
Certified USA weightlifting in 2012
Certified with the American Red Cross in 2013
Functional Movement Screening
Certified First Aider and CPR
Athletic Trainer (taping)