Paula Litherland, Programme Manager
Paula has over 26 years’ experience in the fitness industry covering a range of jobs from Studio Coordinator, Gym Manager, Operations Manager, Personal Trainer and Fat Loss Coach. Her first qualification was Exercise to Music and went on to teach many fitness classes in health clubs and in the community, such as Step, Pilates, Aerobics and other pre-choreographed classes.
She was awarded a 1:1 BSc in Exercise, Physical Activity and Health at Salford University, then went to complete a PGCE at Level 7 whilst working as a lecturer and Programme Manager in Public Services in a college.
She has further developed her skills in the fitness industry as an assessor and internal quality assurance and is passionate about other fitness professionals in the industry in getting the quality support they require to become qualified for their career pathway in the industry.
Paula likes to ensure she trains so she can practice what she preaches. She goes to Pilates and Crossfit at least 3 times a week.
An interesting fact:
Paula volunteers for the Health and Wellbeing department of Greater Manchester Police and is a presenter and master trainer for Metabolic Effect UK.