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Meet our PT’s

Meet our PT’s

Our qualified and experienced PT’s will motivate, coach and educate you on the best way to use fitness equipment, weights through innovative training approaches. PT’s will instruct the session whilst ensuring safe and correct use of equipment. Your personal programme will be designed to match your lifestyle needs and fitness goals.

Paul Jones

  • I have worked for Active Tameside for 17 years as a Level 3 Fitness Instructor
  • I teach various fitness classes including Spin, Circuit Training and Fitball
  • My main specialist subject and personal hobbies are resistance training and HIIT training
  • I like to motivate and inspire to help people reach their goals, in both the gym and in fitness classes
Personal Trainer Paul

Aitor Gonzalez

  • Aitor is a fully qualified Personal Trainer, specialised in weight management and strength & conditioning.
  • Book a session today and I will help you to achieve your desired goals faster.
  • Specific plans and routines to suit your needs, nutritional advice and confidence booster.
  • I enjoy helping people to reach their fitness and wellbeing aspirations.
  • I am currently studying Level 6 BSc degree in Sport Science: Strength and Conditioning.
Personal Trainer Aitor

Steve Rice

  • My background is a little different from many other personal trainers, because I began my fitness journey at a later stage in life
  • In 2015, at the age of 53 – after twenty years of weight problems, yoyo dieting and letting my fitness levels deteriorate – I finally began to wake up to the truth that there is no magic formula
  • When it comes to health, nutrition and fitness, I know the feelings of confusion, apprehension and self-doubt, but over time, and with a great deal of determination, I conquered those negative feelings and began a successful lifestyle transformation
  • In 2018, after acquiring my Level 2 Gym Instructor and Level 3 Personal Training qualifications, I left my office job so I could embark upon a new vocation as a gym/class instructor and Personal Trainer
  • I now encourage and inspire others to embark upon their own health and fitness journey
Personal Trainer Steve
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My family experienced the Hyper Bowling last week. My children absolutely loved it and wouldn’t stop talking about it, it was such great fun & good how any age can win. I was impressed by the price and how clean everywhere was…

Lee Napier

The staff! I’d still use Active Hyde’s gym if the facilities were rubbish and the price was high. There is always a cheerful person on hand to provide help and advice, both on site and on the phone.


10/10 great facilities and location. Excellent instructors and friendly staff.


The gym and reception staff are very friendly and knowledgeable, always happy to assist… I would highly recommend the gym to anyone who is looking for a friendly, professionally run gym with a great atmosphere that caters to all ages and abilities.

Mary Heaney

I am grateful to the staff at Tameside Wellness Centre for understanding my difficulties, especially since they are invisible. But believing and supporting and being kind to me has made me more determined to continue with my passion for life and remaining active as best as I can…

Yasmin Shad
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