Our team are passionate about supporting our students to become qualified Fitness Professionals. We’re fanatic about fitness, developing those who strive for career success in the leisure sector, and shaping the leaders of the future in Health and Well-being! We’re also a nice bunch too!
So we thought we’d take you behind the scenes to meet the team.
This week, it’s…
Bethan Rhys Evans – Lead Quality Assurer – “Light on Her Feet!”
Former Ballet dancer Bethan began her professional career began in Ghent, Belgium as a dancer with the Opera Ballet, and continued with engagements in Ballet International, The Iranian National Ballet in Teheran, Malmö Stadsteater in Sweden, Northern Ballet Theatre in Manchester and was a founder member of London City Ballet. Bethan danced on tours of Italy, France, Romania and Norway .
She later taught GCSE & A Level health-related fitness at an FE college and has been a qualified Fitness instructor since 1983, continuing to teach studio resistance and cardio fitness.
Bethan sees all tasks through to completion. Full of energy, she has the passion and drive that allows her to focus on, and complete challenges, and she’s always keen to develop further.
Outside of the 9-5, Bethan loves the theatre, cinema, attending the latest music concerts from Classical to Punk, Jazz and Opera!, trying her hand at a few Nigella-inspired dishes, doing a Diarmuid Gavin in her garden and catching up on her favourite TV comedy shows.
We asked Bethan…
Interesting Fact About You…
I performed for Shah of Iran and danced with Dame Margot Fonteyn, Natalia Makarova, Lynn Seymour and Rudolf Nureyev at the London Coliseum and The Royal Festival Hall.
What three things can you not live without?
Music, exercise and make up!
How Would Your Friends Describe You?
You’d think she’d be taller!
Why do you love your job?
Interacting with great people and the variety of my role.