Team JR & Instructors

Jing

Jing

Co-Founder & Instructor

Co-founder, Jing is a multi-talented instructor who holds a Master Degree in Engineering and AFAA and AEA certified group exercise instructor. She is also a Zumba instructor since 2014 teaching Zumba Fitness and other specialty programs such as Zumba Toning, Zumba Gold, Zumba Kids, Zumba Steps and Aqua Zumba and Piloxing. Jing’s friendly and easy-going personality made her well-liked by her students and those who know her. She shares the same passion, vision and aspiration with co-founder Rachael and her team to grow JR Fitness from a local fitness studio to a renown brand one day.

Rachael

Rachael

Co-Founder & Instructor

Co-founder, Rachael is an avid dancer and Master Trainer of KpopX Fitness, a Singapore home-grown fitness program. She is also a Zumba instructor herself since 2013, teaching Zumba Fitness and other specialty programs like Zumba Toning and Zumba Step. Her sharp dance moves and creative ways of teaching have mesmerized many who join her class and make them coming back for more. Besides teaching, she holds a Degree in Marketing and has been running the company with her sharp, analytical and creative entrepreneur mind. Like her partner, Rachael is adventurous and always looks forward to explore new opportunities and challenges in life. To her, the sky is the limit and her motto is: never stop learning.

Jo Yan

Jo Yan

Studio Manager

Our studio manager, Jo Yan is also a fitness enthusiast herself. She loves travelling and enjoys good food. Her favourite classes at JR Fitness are Yoga, KpopX Fitness and Piloxing. Jo has a cheerful, friendly and approachable personality. She is very helpful with members’ enquiries and always ready to assist member with their needs.

Jamie Swee

Jamie Swee

K-Kardio Dance and U-JAM Fitness Instructor

Jamie Swee has been actively involved in the street dance scene since 2009. Her love and passion for dance motivated her to take up numerous classes of different genres locally and overseas too. She has an extensive background of performances and competitions. She is an experienced instructor, with more than 4 years of teaching dance and 4 years teaching fitness. A funny, humble and helpful trainer; Jamie believes anyone can dance and definitely anyone can enjoy dance…

Come try out K-Kardio Dance with Jamie for that K-Pop flavour you see on MVs! Learn simplified dance moves of the actual MV steps and groove along to your favourite Korean tunes!! Its never too late to hop on the K-pop trend on Fridays 7pm.
Expect to learn some basic hip hop moves and a fun choreography with Jamie’s U-Jam Fitness class happening Fridays 8pm! Don’t forget to bring your Swag to party with us!!
Both programs are high intense and is catered to help you keep fit, stay slim and sweat your night away! Suitable for people with no dance background as well.

Watch out for Jamie’s Zumba class coming in the near future.

Lock Li

Lock Li

Les Mills BodyCombat Instructor

Lock Li is an experienced instructor who started his teaching career since 2011. He teaches a variety of program such as BodyCombat, Piloxing, Kickboxing, Self defence, Yoga, TRX, BOSU, VIPR, circuit training. His Favorite Quote is “So, you wanna be a fighter? It’s not how hard you hit or how fast you move. It’s waking up earlier than the other guy.Training harder. Be the last one to switch off the gym lights.” – UFC.
His Fitness Tip is Never stop pushing yourself. Some say 8 hours of sleep is enough, Why stop there? Why not 9? Why not 10? Strive for greatness. Do 15 pushups instead of 10.Run 3 miles instead of 2. Eat the whole cake instead of a slice.Do 15 pushups instead of 10. Burn your ex’s house down. I believe in you.

Join him for a heart-pumping and adrenaline rushing Body Combat class on every Monday, 6-7pm.

Karel

Karel

Les Mills BodyCombat Instructor

Karel is trained in Les Mills BodyCombat, Les Mills Body Pump and Les Mills Grit Series. She is a dedicated instructor who always motivates students in class with her high energy and passion. She always gives options to students in class to cater for participants of different fitness levels and make sure no one gets left out. She loves to give participants a challenge and encourage them to always push themselves beyond their limits. For her, one of the most rewarding thing as a Group Fitness Instructor is when participants come up and tell her that they pespire a lot and enjoyed the class, and most of all getting a good workout!

Come join Karel for an energetic, fun and intense Body Combat class on every Saturday 7-8pm!

John Por

John Por

Les Mills BodyCombat Instructor

John Por, started his fitness career since 2012. He is a well established Street Salsa and Bachata dancer and trainer. He earned his first place at the Asia Bachata Champion in 2010 and has never looked back. From dancer turned fitness leader, John incorporates dance techniques and musicality into heart throbbing, muscles toning fitness workout. John is proficient in Les Mills BodyCombat, Sh’bam, BodyJam and BodyPump, Zumba, Animal Flow, TRX, Vipr, Kettlebell and many more to come.

John believes in..
“When endurance goes down, perserverance runs up!” – John Por, himself.
“Knowing is not enough, we must apply. Willing is not enough, we must do.”- Bruce Lee

Come join John every Wednesday, 8-9pm and Thursday, 7-8pm for a heart throbbing and muscles toning BodyCombat class!

Gwen Teo

Gwen Teo

Yoga Instructor

Gwen, who is our certified Yoga instructor from Yoga Seeds has always had an active lifestyle, even when she had to juggle motherhood, full-time work and cope with the challenges of a modern woman. She worked hard for more than a decade in the fast-paced and stressful travel industry, before moving on to the health and wellness sector, managing a physio clinic for 5 years. An avid runner, she turned to running as a way to de-stress and keep healthy. However, upon sustaining injuries from her running, she realized she needed a more balanced approach to health and fitness. Her first yoga experience convinced her that yoga is what she needed to achieve that balance, to be healthy both inside and out.

Charissa

Charissa

Zumba Fitness and Zumba Toning Instructor

“My name is Charissa. I love to listen to music, singing and grooving to the beat. Zumba allows me to do all of that! Each Zumba class allows me to relieve stress, to exercise and most importantly, to have FUN! I look forward to meeting you and hope to give you an unforgettable Zumba experience”.

Join Charissa on every Tuesday, 8-9pm for a fun and exhilarating Zumba Fitness and Thursday 8-9pm for an intense Zumba Toning class!

Charlotte Marie

Charlotte Marie

Zumba Fitness Instructor

Charlotte Marie started in the fitness industry on a similar yet different professional path as a sport science and physical educator working with kids. With sports and dance having always been in her veins, Charlotte went on to obtain her Zumba instructor license in Prague, Czech Republic in 2010. There was no turning back from thereon. Despite having no prior experience in dance, group fitness or aerobics whatsoever, she works hard in picking up what she can to ensure she can deliver her classes to high standards.

Aside from Zumba, Charlotte does other programmes such as Pound, HIIT, Kickboxing, Cardio freestyle dances (Hiphop, Latin, Kpop etc.) as well as dance choreographies for company events and shows.

A firm believer of being an agent of positivity, Charlotte brings to her classes raw vibrant energy, sincerity and pure fun simply because she can.

Come and learn some swaxy Zumba moves with Charlotte on every Thursday, 12-12.50pm!

Farah

Farah

Zumba Fitness, Zumba Toning and STRONG by Zumba Instructor

Farah is a cheerful individual who takes pride in delivering high energy Zumba classes to her participants. She teaches Zumba Fitness, Zumba Toning and STRONG by Zumba and recently licensed for Zumba Gold. She loves her job and looks forward to meeting and dancing with fellow Zumba lovers.

Come and join Farah for a high energy STRONG by Zumba and Zumba Toning class  on every Tuesday 6-8pm!

 

Nurul

Nurul

Zumba Fitness Instructor

Nurul has been in the dancing scene, mainly Hip Hop since 2007. She came to know about Zumba in 2015 and started to build her passion in Zumba from then on. Being an adventurous person, she loves to experience and try new things as well as exploring different types of dance genres and fitness program. She believes in spreading happiness through Zumba by staying fit and happy. She looks forward to more learning and growing opportunities as a dance fitness instructor. Her life motto is “Dreams are passion, determination and hardwork. Just believe and make it happen!”

Join Nurul for a fun and crazy Zumba Fitness class on every Tuesday, 8-9 pm, starting 11th September 2017!

Oliver Tan

Oliver Tan

Personal Trainer

Oliver is our certified Personal Trainer. He is also a certified Sports Massage Therapist, Weight Loss Specialist and Post Rehabilitation for personal trainer. His main focus is on post rehabilitation painful conditions and injuries of the knee and lower back with sports massage and therapeutic exercise. He also conducts group kickboxing classes that help clients to stay fit and strong. Oliver current passion is Brazilian Ju-jitsu- a form of martial arts that involves ground fighting techniques. He also practices Wing Chun and San Da during his teenage days. He also enjoys sports game including soccer, basketball, badminton and table tennis and is a fitness trainer with U-Elite Martial Fitness. Book a Personal Training session with Oliver today!

Keen to join us as a freelance instructor? Kindly email us your CV and certificates at info@jrfitness.com.sg.