Top fitness professional Jane Wake is one of the most highly qualified, inspirational and respected talents in the fitness arena. Voted No.1 fitness expert by The Independent in 2003, she is now the most recognised fitness expert in the UK, appearing regularly on TV programmes such as the Lorraine Show, ITV. Jane has been running her own Health & Fitness consultancy, Body A-Wake, since 1993.
With a background in sports science, Pilates, pre/postnatal exercise and personal training spanning over 30 years, there isn’t much Jane doesn’t know about when it comes to fitness.
Jane wholeheartedly believes moving, whether it be to move the muscles in your face that make you smile or the ones in your bottom that power you to run and walk - is the answer to much of our health and happiness.
Jane Wake has an excellent reputation for developing and delivering effective fitness education through programmes such as Body Max, TKO, Nike Rockstar Workout and Nike Training Club. Jane's depth of experience covers a wide range, from corporate wellness - tackling health & fitness for deep-sea workers, to schools - creating innovative, active, learning programmes. Jane is currently working with Nike on their Motherhood programme 'Nike M' where she has a global consultancy role, including choreographing the recently launched Nike M advert (see below).
She has worked on a huge number of media and corporate campaigns for companies such as Boots, BP Shipping, American Express, Nike UK and Nike Europe, Alpro, Flora Pro-active and Persil Non-bio. Jane has a Master of Science degree in sport and recreation management, trained as an Advanced Personal Trainer with the American College of Sports and Medicine and holds numerous vocational qualifications from pre and postnatal exercise to Pilates. In 2007 Jane teamed up with a world-renowned Fit To Deliver team from Canada to incorporate a new division into her business - a specialist pre and postnatal service called Baby A-Wake. This has now developed into Jane Wake's Online and In-Studio services, where she continues to help thousands of women, from pre-conception to post-menopause. Her focus and love for working with Women and families have led to the creation of a number of unique programmes that are now available on her Studio Timetable, including Pilates Flow and The Barefoot Workout. Jane wrote her first book in 2004 and regularly contributes to national newspapers, sports and lifestyle magazines. During and soon after her last pregnancy she filmed her own DVD series ‘Baby A-Wake’. These acclaimed DVD’s, approved by the Royal College of Midwives, were recognised by Boots Plc as a valuable product for their mother and baby audience and went on sale in selected stores in January 2011. Jane Wrote The Ultimate Guide to Pregnancy Fitness in 2015 and in the last year has developed 'The Powerful Pregnancy' - An online resource, approved by Sport England's 'This Mum Moves' campaign in the UK and 'Expect Fitness' in the USA. The Powerful Pregnancy is currently a free resource available on YouTube - the channel receives over 14K views monthly with over 1.5k hours of watch time. Jane lives in South London with her son, Daniel, 16 and daughter Grace, 11.
A clip from a recent motivational speech in London:
Nike M, advert, choreographed by Jane Wake
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