The Team

Simon Wheatcroft
Simon Wheatcroft M,Dip PT, ST, IIHHT, R.E.Ps 4, SMA Director, Master Trainer, Injury & Massage Specialist Simon set up Total Body in 2001 after a successful 10-year career as a Royal Marine Commando. He aims to achieve the very highest standards possible in personal training, injury management, nutrition and weight management
Leon Simpson
Leon Simpson BA Hons, Dip PT, ST, R.E.Ps, SMA Personal Trainer, Injury & Massage Specialist Leon has made a career of his skills, before joining Simon in 2002, he had already spent 4 years working for two of the UK’s major health club chains.  He is also Titleist Performance Institute certified specialising in mobility, stability & flexibility
Melissa Charlesworth
Melissa Charlesworth OCR, BTS, ETM,R.E.Ps Pilates & Group Training Specialist Melissa became interested in Pilates after discoving for herself relief from severe back ache following the birth of her son. As a result she descided to train as an instructor, promoting the benefits of Pilates to her traditional dance / aerobic clients.Pilates has a positive impact on posture relief from...
Phil Mead
Phil Mead BSc (Hons), SAC Sports Therapy,PT, R.E.Ps Personal Trainer / Injury Massage Specialist Joined Branston in 2006 having worked for five years as assistant Gym Manager at Mickleover Court Hotel. He has always had a passion for sport and fitness which led him to study Sports Science and University. Phil is a qualified personal trainer and sports therapist including massage.
Alex Finn
Alex Finn Dip P.T. Cert SP & EX SCI, R.E.Ps Personal Trainer, Group Exercise Instructor As a former British Army Soldier in the Parachute regiment, Alex has fine-tuned his own skills & techniques to help people reach their fitness goals – he shares his own passion for fitness and maintains the fun factor.
Daniel Sentance
Daniel Sentance Dip P.T LEVEL 2 & 3 Personal Trainer Before working for Total Body, Daniel worked as an outdoor co-ordinator at a children’s centre. With a huge passion for giving back to the community and keeping others healthy and active Daniel joined the Total Body team in 2016.
Paula Collier-Ward
Paula Collier-Ward BSc Osteopathy (Hons), Dip Heath, RGN/RM Osteopath Paula started her career in nursing and specialised as a midwife.  She then fulfilled her ambition to work in musculoskeletal medicine and trained in chiropractic techniques before qualifying as an Osteopath.  Her philosophy is ‘To help you be the best you can be and enable you to stay that way’.
Shelley Cowlishaw
Shelley Cowlishaw City & Guilds Level 3 in Body Massage (Distinction) Sport Massage Therapist Shelley has always had a passion for sports & physical education with a personal interest in fitness and wellbeing.  It became a natural progression to have an interest in massage which goes hand in hand with her own personal training
Nick Fenton
Nick Fenton BSc (Hons) Physiotherapy with Honours from Salford University Physiotherapist Nick also achieved a Diploma in Sports Science & Medicine from The University of Birmingham. He is HCPC registered, CSP registered. Pre-qualified as a chartered Physiotherapist, Nick was a professional footballer playing for the likes of Manchester City, Notts County, Rotherham amongst others.
Becky Whitehall
Becky Whitehall Bachelor of Science in Podiatry from the Birmingham School of Podiatry Podiatrist Having studied for a Bachelors of Science in Podiatry at the Birmingham School of Podiatry, Becky has joined the Total Body team. Podiatry adds a new stem of expertise to the Total Body team allowing us to look after our feet effectively in order to get the most out of...
Team Qualifications

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