I specialise in helping women over 50 get stronger, fitter and more confident in their bodies.

It’s not just about lifting weights or doing endless cardio – it’s about embracing a holistic approach to training. Training should be about function, form and most importantly, having fun!

Shall we get going?

Why train with me?

That’s me, Tora, in the white T-shirt. I’m originally from the UK and have made Sydney my home for the past 20 or so years. I’m a Level 3 Exercise Professional and CrossFit Trainer and health and fitness has always been core throughout my life.

My journey encompasses not only senior corporate roles but also athletic success in running and triathlons, with three appearances at the World Championships as an age-group triathlete. Nowadays, though, my primary focus is on staying in good health for as long as possible.

What sets me apart is that I practice what I preach. I understand the ever-changing nature of our bodies in midlife – shifting hormones, muscle mass, and recovery times. I adapt my own training to these changes, and that’s precisely what I bring to my personal training sessions.

What do I offer?

I firmly believe that training should be about three things: functional movements (movement patterns similar to everyday life), good technique (lowers injury and improves results) and consistent variation (keeps training enjoyable but also maintains progress). I offer a combination of:


Get in touch today, and let’s get started on a healthier, stronger you

Bronte Garage Gym

Gyms can be intimidating spaces. I’ve worked hard to create a space that feels welcoming, despite all the weight plates around! It’s a private garage gym so nobody else uses it but me. And I’m a neat freak so it’s always clean and tidy. Feel free to come and check it out.


A few things you might want to know

How much do you charge for your sessions?

What times and days do you offer, and how often will we train?

What if I’ve never lifted weights before?

What shoes should I wear?

Are you qualified and insured?

Do I have to be an over 50s woman to train with you?

"I cannot recommend Tora highly enough, she is that rare combination of being both highly skilled and professional, and understanding and supportive. I completely trust Tora to take care of me and guide me through my training development."

Jo, Bronte

“I highly recommend Tora, she is focused on you as a whole person. She is knowledgeable, motivational and pays attentions to detail. Her sessions are tailored to each individual, I always enjoy my session and feel so good afterwards.”

Éilis, Bronte

“Tora is an amazing personal trainer and human being - she’s wholistic, passionate, authentic, inspiring, creative, experienced and very knowledgeable. She keeps me accountable whilst at the same time making sessions challenging, engaging and fun.”

MO, Clovelly

“I’m not the sort of person who will jump out of bed and be excited to exercise, but training with Tora is fun, focused and always interesting.”

Donna, Bronte

“Tora is brilliant to train with. Even on my super tired early mornings she gets me up and motivated, and I always feel energised and proud of myself after our sessions.”

Fiona, Brighton

“I started training with Tora after an injury and she expertly guided me back to fitness and strength. Tora is a very experienced trainer and I recommend her highly.”

Monica, Bronte