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Christopher Pyne

Head of Workout Away

Chris launched Workout Away in 2018 to create a collection of fun, restriction-free escapes where everyone is welcome!

These days, he leads our business behind the scenes and is the programme creator for Workout Away HIIT, Rivals & Revive. 

If you do see him in-resort, it will be on one of our Etu Retreats to Crete or Marrakesh, where he supports our growing team of talented coaches.


Emily Powell

Head of Guest Experience | Trainer

Emily joined Workout Away in 2022 and takes care of our in-resort guest experience.

If you enquire about one of our five-star rated retreats, it's Emily who will provide personalised care throughout your journey with us. 

Emily is also an F45 trainer in London and forms part of our esteemed UK Trainer Team in-resort. 

Emily teaches in all of our destinations.

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Luke Damen

Guest Experience Lead | Trainer

Luke joined Workout Away in 2023 and is the perfect person to lead our fitness retreats. His speciality lies in functional fitness classes, and he's spent the last few years teaching at F45 in London. 


Luke is our Guest Experience Lead responsible for making sure your stay with us is absolutely perfect. He's worked within the premium hospitality sector for over 15 years, and if there's anyone who knows what a five-star stay looks and feels like - it's Luke!

Luke teaches in Greece & Portugal


Kerry Gooden

Group Fitness Leader

Kerry was our first-ever retreat trainer, when she joined us back in 2019.

It's difficult to keep Kerry in one place! If she's not working out in Ibiza, you'll find her soaking up the sun on the Italian Riviera.

Kerry presented Workout Away HIIT on the Main Stage at Live Well London 2020, and if you want to push further towards your physical limits, then Kerry is your girl!

Kerry teaches in Portugal & Greece.

Amanda Calland

Group Fitness Leader

Amanda has been with Workout Away since 2019 and is our Pilates and pre-and postnatal specialist.


She also teaches high-intensity and resistance sessions, and her teaching style is challenging yet kind and compassionate.

Amanda says that the best part of her role is making people feel amazing!

Amanda teaches in Greece & Portugal


Emily Hunt

Group Fitness Leader

Emily is our very own globetrotter, having sailed the world working on cruise ships!


She works at some of London's finest boutique studios and teaches all of our in-resort classes.


When you meet Emily, you'll love her warm and fun personality, which makes her the perfect fitness holiday host!

Emily teaches in the UK, Greece & Portugal.


Laura Turner

Group Fitness Leader

Laura is a super-talented all-rounder when it comes to teaching fitness. She's an incredible dancer, as well as a traditional yoga teacher.

Laura is at the top of her game. She's an international Les Mills trainer and presenter, as well as an Adidas-sponsored athlete. 

Laura teaches in the UK, Greece & Portugal.

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Sheriya Pascall

Group Fitness Leader

Sheriya is one of our newest trainer team members, joining us in-resort, in early 2024. 

Sheriya is a talented trainer whose passion lies in Reformer Pilates, which she teaches at London's top boutique studio, 1Rebel. She is also an incredible strength and cardio coach and will be teaching all three of our signature sessions. 

In 2024, you'll find Sheriya in all of our overseas destinations!

Melanie Wright

Group Fitness Leader

We're so thrilled to have Mel on our Trainer Team from spring 2024!

Mel is an incredible strength coach and teaches Reshape at 1Rebel in London, where she has a huge following!


Mel has worked in fitness for a long time and loves the technical elements of strength coaching while keeping fitness fun!

You'll find Mel in Portugal as our summer 2024 season kicks off!

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