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 Wellbeing! 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…
Zoey Rufus – Telephone Support Tutor – “The Dance Enthusiast”
Zoey worked as a freelance Exercise To Music instructor for many years, teaching Zumba, Aqua, Yogalates and coaching clients as a Personal Trainer, before joining the Focus team.
Passionate about all things fitness, Zoey brings her wealth of experience to coaching and developing our students throughout their fitness courses.
When she’s not shaping the fitness leaders of the future, Zoey loves to dance, getting in plenty of Latin dancing including Salsa and Kizomba.
A true fitness lover, Zoey enjoys insanity classes, jogging, swimming, and can often be found planning a spot of culture-filled travel in her spare time!
We asked Zoey…
Tell us an interesting fact about you…
I was the European Disco Dancing Champion in 1986
What three things can you not live without?
Family and Friends, Music and Dance
Why do you love your job?
I have a passion for fitness, health and dance, and enjoy teaching.
We can’t argue with that!
Determine whether you’ve what it takes. Personal trainers need a wide range of skills! Sure, you will have a passion for fitness and an understanding of what the job of a personal trainer involves. But to be able to cut it, you’ll also need to be analytical, patient, persistent, organised, a strong motivator and, most importantly, a good listener. Our popular Focus Training courses relating to this blog post on meet the team… Zoey Rufus include our gym instructor courses, exercise referral courses, sports massage courses and the extremely popular personal trainer courses.
You don’t have to look as a body builder to turn into a personal trainer, but you need to definitely lead a healthy lifestyle to be a good role model for your clients. All our courses are actually intended to give you the essential tools to become a fully certified fitness professional. Via our home page you can find personal training courses.