Founding director and owner of O2 Active, Caitlin has over 16 years experience in the health and fitness industry.
Caitlin has a Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Health Science) degree from the University of Western Australia, and is an Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP) through Exercise Sports Science Australia (ESSA). She then went on to train in Flow-Yoga in 2005 and completed further studies at the Byron Yoga Centre in 2011.
Her key areas of expertise include fitness, weight loss, sport specific programming, rehabilitation and management of chronic pain and medical conditions, health and lifestyle interventions and preventions, safe pregnancy fitness and post-natal rehabilitation.
Caitlin ensures the team at O2 Active continues to grow and develop with the needs of Perth’s evolving economy and has successfully maintained it as one of Perth’s most respected, professional and reliable health, fitness and wellness companies.
Jess is one of our accredited exercise physiologists (AEPs). She graduated with a Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology and completed a Bachelor of Science (Sport Science & Physiology) from the University of Western Australia.
She is extremely passionate about health and fitness and a national sportswoman, having represented WA in both soccer and martial arts. Jess is a second dan black belt in Taekwondo which took her 7 years to achieve, she then moved to Brazillian Jiu Jitsu (BJJ) and mixed martial arts. She is now the state champion in BJJ and has won gold in the 2017 & 2018 WA State Championships.
She is experienced in clinical rehabilitation (musculoskeletal, cardiac, metabolic, stroke and cancer), personal training and group fitness, specialising in boxing, boxilates, osteoporosis balance, martial arts/self-defence and HIIT boot camps. Jess aims to motivate clients to live healthy and active lifestyles, she enjoys watching clients develop in a fun, positive and supportive environment.
From a young age, Olivia has been extremely passionate about sport, fitness and health. She has competed at both a state and national level in sport, which has enabled her to grow as a therapist and trainer, with a functional understanding of how the body moves and grows. Her experience is broad, ranging from working with the Scorchers at the WACA, massaging Olympic athletes and travelling with multiple state sporting teams.
Olivia’s remedial massaging aims to deliver customised release for everyday performance. She selects appropriate and specific techniques to address injuries, postural or joint issues, as well reducing pain, improving circulation and a sense of overall well-being. Her other areas of expertise include mat pilates, boxing for fitness, group fitness and weight training.
Sacha’s journey with yoga began in the 1990’s and facilitated a complete change to the quality of her life. She has been teaching since qualifying in 2007, furthering her knowledge with a Bachelor of Education and several years full time teaching experience. She is experienced in teaching the disiplines of Hatha Power Vinyasa, Hot yoga, Yin Yoga and functional movement exercise physiology.
Sacha’s yoga teaching style focuses on working intuitively with the individual to facilitate the changes they want to make in their life. Students are challenged to reach beyond their perceived limitations. Her precise hands-on adjustments help students to learn a safe and stable foundation for their practice and and awaken dormant energy within them.
Sacha’s classes are mindful, dynamic, enlightening and fun. You will leave Sacha’s classes feeling physically and spiritually invigorated.
Coming from an active lifestyle and upbringing, this lead Rachel to complete her bachelor’s degree in Sports Science, Exercise and Health at UWA. She later went on to do her Graduate Diploma in Exercise Rehabilitation. She is now one of our Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP’s) and Exercise Scientist (AES) and is currently at PLC as a strength and conditioning coach.
Rachel is passionate about sport, fitness and nutrition as well as rehabilitation. While on her practicum placement at university Rachel experienced rewarding rehabilitation goals with clients, which invigorated her to continue helping and motivating people in this area.
Rachel also has a passion for body building, where she takes part in national and international competitions which she has placed within the top five, and also won within her division in the NZIFFB pro show in 2018. She aims to one day get her professional card to become an IFBB Pro.
Issy is one of our newest recruits who has recently completed her Bachelor of Science, with a double major of Sport Science and Exercise and Health from the University of Western Australia. In 2020 she will continue her studies, starting a Masters of Exercise Physiology, allowing her to support clients with various chronic medical conditions through the use of exercise and rehabilitation.
Throughout her life, Issy has been heavily involved in sport and fitness, trying nearly every sport under the sun. She is currently hooked on F45 training and is working toward improving her running ability, hoping one day to be able to complete a half-marathon. You’ll often see her on the beach during the sunset going for a walk.
Issy believes exercise is the medicine of life and has a strong philosophy about improving people’s quality of life and wellbeing. She currently works at PLC as one of O2 Active’s strength and conditioning coaches and fitness instructors. She loves working with the PLC girls, motivating and helping them strive towards their fitness goals.
After discovering a passion for fitness while studying Psychology at UWA, Amy recently commenced Sports Science Exercise Rehabilitation Science studies at Curtin University. With an original goal to enter Sport Psychology, her love of everything health and fitness made her reconsider her study choice and felt as though Exercise Physiology was more of an appropriate choice.
Amy is involved in competing het horses in dressage and she involves herself in non-competitive running. These have been a passion for Amy for a long period of time and she has found that incorporating strength conditioning and nutrition over the past few years has improved her performance in both sports and has become a high importance to her. Amy is fully committed to all thing’s health.
Having so many influential coaches and role models in her life, Amy appreciates that the fitness journey is often the most successful when supported and pushed by those leading examples and finds its important to be constantly pursuing goals. Amy strives to be a coach that can help the PLC teachers and girls towards any personal fitness ambitions they have and share their journey.
Carola’s passion for wellbeing and working closely with students lead her to studying the Psychology of Change and the science of Positive Psychology for over 10 years, training as a Strategic Intervention Coach and Counsellor.
Practicing yoga for over 10 years, she loves its many benefits for emotional and physical wellbeing. She trained as a yoga instructor to incorporate yoga postures and philosophy to her work. She uses strategies combining positive psychology, mindfulness, yoga, meditation and outdoor activities to promote true health, peace, love and wellbeing.
In 2014 she founded Thrive Experiences and Outside the Box movies, to share health and wellness information through seminars, film nights, workshops and retreats to inspire people to take their lives to the next level.
Passionate in sport, injury prevention and rehabilitation, Kylie strives to ensure we are all positively influenced to make healthy choices and live a healthy lifestyle.
Kylie’s enthusiasm and drive for life is contagious to all who attend her personal training and group classes. We have no doubt you’ll be on board and heading towards achieving your goals sooner than you thought possible!
Viola is a certified Polestar Pilates mathwork instructor. She is also trained in Boxilates and Pregnancy Pilates. This year she is completing her Studio and Rehab Diploma, furthering her knowledge in equipment based classes. Viola is fascinated by human movement and loves learning the body and natural healing.
Annika is a state league athlete specializing in basketball and touch rugby. Achieving success on and off the court/ field she has completed a Bachelor of Science (Exercise and Sports Science) at Edith Cowan University in 2016 and now in her final semester of Master of Clinical Exercise Physiology at the University of Western Australia. Once completion she will pursue her dream by helping individuals with all different conditions through the use of exercise and rehabilitation.
Josh is one of our martial arts and Brazilian jiu jitsu specialists, having trained in the art since he was 15 years old. He is currently in his 3rd year at UWA studying Exercise and Sport Science. His passion for teaching students the art of self-defence, mixed martial arts and boxing, has been inspiring for him. Josh loves developing his skills at O2 Active, surrounding himself with inspirational, supportive and like-minded trainers.
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