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Discover Hive Active

We’re here to help you achieve a healthy fit that’s right for you and your body. Our talented team of coaches work across age groups and fitness levels from teens through to retirees; beginners through to athletes, to identify your fitness goals and help you reach them. When you join Hive Active you don’t just join a gym, you join a community; a team of fitness coaches in Roseville, personal trainers, and members that support you in your quest for a healthy, active lifestyle.

Why Choose Hive Active

Achieving your fitness goals is a personal journey, but it’s alot easier to achieve your goals when you’re working as part of a team. A team that’s welcoming, supportive, motivating and most importantly experienced. These attributes are at the core of Hive Active.

A Hive of Health and Fitness Professionals

Hive Active’s team of coaches are pretty awesome (even if we do say so ourselves). Each team member brings their own wealth of experience and personality to the gym, and draws on these to educate, support and encourage you to reach your health and fitness potential. Once you’re there we’ll help you maintain that level, and move on to achieve your next fitness goal.

Our health and fitness coaches are also supported by our operations crew (who also happen to be health and fitness practitioners). Our operations team helps around the gym and behind the scenes with all those little and not so little things that help to make working out at Hive Active a safe, happy and fun experience.

You can find out more about each and every one of our team at our Meet the Team section.

A Hive of Team and Community Spirit

Finding that little bit of extra energy and mental conviction to push yourself to be fitter, faster, stronger, and healthier can sometimes seem almost too hard. The great thing about Hive Active is that you not only have the support and encouragement from our fitness professionals, but our members are also super supportive too. As your fellow teammates, our members will encourage, support and push you (for those competitive guys and gals amongst us) to go that little bit further each and everyday. Our team is also there to support you when you’re just having one of those days and you’re doing well just to get to the gym (we’ve all been there).

Hive Active is also big on helping the community outside of our gym, by supporting local sporting clubs and schools through sponsorships and donations, including Lindfield Junior Rugby Club. Make the Hive Active team your team – join us today.

Make the Hive Active team your team – join us today.

A Hive of Activity

Hive Active offers a range of fitness and recovery options to entice and challenge you. These include:

  • CrossFit
  • Teens fitness
  • Specialty Strength, Conditioning, Endurance, and Core sessions
  • Recovery equipment
  • Remedial massage

We also participate in a number of inter-gym CrossFit challenges, and put together teams to participate in other non-gym sporting events such as Spartan Races. And because we’re a social bunch, we often get together for fun that doesn’t involve sweat and muscle burn; BBQs, the occasional lawn bowls afternoon and catch up nights often pop up in our social calendar.

A Hive of ... X-Factor

While we all share a love of being fit and healthy, Hive Active means different things to different people. The best way to understand what makes Hive Active who we are is to come and experience how we train. Book in for a tour and free trial today and find out what makes Hive Active the right fit for you. During your trial, feel free to chat to the coaches and even ask other members why they choose to be a part of the Hive Active team.

Why You’ll Love Training at Hive Active

Advanced Fitness Programs

Every workout we offer is designed to be scaled and variable to suit each member’s ability and fitness goals whatever they may be.

Specialised Coaching Every Session

Our professionally trained and experienced coaches actively instruct and support each and every member throughout class. 

Multidisciplinary Functional Training

Our program uses functional movements that your body is naturally designed to do.

Dedicated Recovery Level

Enhance your recovery, improve mobility and boost performance, with our range of recovery equipment, therapies and support.

Remedial Massage

We offer massage therapy, including remedial and sports massage, from our clinic located at Encompass Health Care at Roseville.

Quality Capped Class Sizes

We want you to get the attention you deserve every session and that’s why all our classes are capped.

Performance Tracking Software

Accessed through our member app, track your training and wellness metrics.

Friendship & Supportive Spirit

Our community is our greatest strength. You’ll make lifelong friends to help inspire, challenge and motivate you.

Merch Shop

Grab your swag at our in-house Pro Shop! Stock up on supplies to support your workout before, during and after.

In and inter house Competitions

For those competitive peeps amongst us, we organise a range of in-house comps, as well as teams to compete in external comps throughout the year.

Social events

We’re a social bunch and love to get together when we’re not so sweaty! We organise a range of social events throughout the year and also have an active member group on social media

Community Connections

Hive Active members can enjoy a range of discounts at local businesses including allied health professionals that participate in our Community Connections program.

Free educational events and Resources

Becoming an HA members gives you access to a range of educational events and resources to help you achieve a healthier, happier life.

The Perfect Mix

Conveniently located just next to Roseville Station, our training and recovery facilities include:

Metabolic conditioning, strength and gymnastic equipment: Concept 2 rowers, ski ergs and bikes, Rig, Gymnastic rings, Squat racks, 8kg, 10kg, 15kg and 20kg Barbells, dumbbells, kettle bells, wall balls, bumper plates peg board,  sleds + track, sandbags and more.

Recovery equipment: myofascial rollers and balls, massage percussion guns, air compression recovery massage boots and shorts, electro stimulation therapy, PEMF and infrared equipment.

With street and council car spaces providing plenty of parking options, you only have to be stronger than your excuses to start training at Hive Active!

map to 83 Pacific Hwy, Roseville NSW 2069

Meet The Hive Active Team

Craig Preston

Coach and Programmer
Born and raised in sunny Australia, Craig is a true lover of all things outdoors, training and coaching. Growing up Craig used sports to boost his confidence and grew into an accomplished functional fitness competitor. His dedication to performance training earned him two consecutive years of competing at the Reebok CrossFit Games Pacific Regional competition.
It was this experience as a competitor that paved the way for Craig to realise his passion for preparing other athletes as they navigate their competition journey. Whilst still a very keen and capable athlete himself, Craig’s focus is now helping others achieve their goals.
Additionally, Craig is a magician with movement progression programming for the more technical exercises. So, if you’re someone who’s looking to get your first [insert movement here], Craig’s undoubtedly the guy to get you there methodically and safely.

Karin Bauer

Coach and Personal Trainer
Born in Dubai, Karin has a handful of passports owing to her Italian/Austrian heritage. After growing up calling many different countries home, these days its Australia where she’s settled. Karin’s competitive nature surfaced early on in life as she chose soccer cleats above ballet shoes! Doing nothing in half measures she smashed out sports specific training 4-days a week and competed every weekend.
It was this passion for sport that led her to securing her degree in Sports Business Management. Working as a Coach it wasn’t long before Karin realized her natural motivation to help empower women hit their fitness goals.
Specifically, Karin understands the nuances of the female physiology as they relate to training during the different stages of the menstrual cycle. There is nothing Karin loves more than helping women adopt a positive relationship with food and hit their goals faster, all whilst feeling more confident in their own skin!
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Isabelle (Izzy) Gosling

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
Passionate about inspiring others to challenge themselves and see what they are physically capable of, Isabelle caught the CrossFit bug eight years ago and hasn’t looked back. Having no competitive sporting background prior to CrossFit, Isabelle was attracted to the community aspect of CrossFit and the variation in the training modalities. Within a year of training, Isabelle began participating in local CrossFit competitions and set out a goal to qualify for the Asia Pacific Regionals as an individual competitor. In the eight years of CrossFit, Isabelle has been guided by exceptional coaches that specialise in strength and conditioning, olympic weightlifting, and gymnastics. In her competitive experience, she has gained plenty of insights into goal-setting, workout tactics and strategy, recovery protocols and more, which supports in her ability to coach more holistically. As a CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, Izzy loves coaching all aspects of CrossFit, but as an athlete her favourite WODs include anything with a heavy barbell and some gymnastics.
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Jess Green

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, Gymnastics Coach, Physiotherapist
Coming from a background of 10 years of competitive gymnastics, taking human movement to the next level has always been a passion for Jess. When she discovered CrossFit at Hive Active in early 2019, she was instantly drawn to the challenge, variety and community- particularly how inclusive the program is for all kinds of people, from non-exercisers beginning their fitness journey to ex-elite athletes. Jess draws on her experiences in coaching baby gymnastics to competitive gymnastics squads, Physiotherapy, and volunteering at her church working with a variety of young people to help Hive Active members young and old thrive on better fitness. She is excited to share her knowledge and passions with the Hive community!
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Luke Hewitt

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer
A health and fitness fanatic since the age of 18, and current Dad of 2, Luke became hooked on CrossFit after watching a documentary back in 2010 called “Every Second Counts”. As a qualified CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, Luke’s coaching style draws on not just his certifications but also personal growth and experience gained under the direction of sporting and CrossFit coaches, as well as gym owners. Luke loves seeing people achieve their goals; whether it be losing weight, making a heavy lift or learning a new skill.
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Inshan Sheriff

Owner/Manager
As a die-hard sports fan, Inshan caught the CrossFit bug 8+ years ago, and loved it so much he took over Hive Active in 2016. Inshan’s mission is to bring together our local community and the best of fitness professionals and coaches to create a training environment built on community spirit and love of quality fitness. With this in mind, while you might find Inshan coaching the occasional class, you’ll more than likely find him working behind the scenes to ensure the hum in the Hive is a hearty thrum.
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Merryn Sheriff

Remedial Massage Therapist, Coach, & Behind the Scenes Coordinator
Merryn has been a remedial massage therapist for over 10 years, and is also an accredited CrossFit Level 1 and CrossFit Kids Trainer. Having played sport most of her life (and incurring her fair share of injuries), as well as experiencing postural issues from desk work, repetitive activities, and caring for kids (it’s hard work on the bod!), Merryn understands the impact our hectic lifestyles have on us, and sees massage as a means to give back to our bodies; balancing out the demands that work, sport, study, family and life in general place on it.
When working out herself or coaching others, Merryn draws on her remedial massage background to ensure good functional form and muscular health.
As Hive Active’s Behind the Scenes Coordinator, Merryn also has a hand in Hive Active’s website management, newsletters and social event organisation.
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Kate Ballantyne

CrossFit Level 1 Trainer, Wellness Coach & Personal Trainer
Helping people unlock their full wellness potential is the aspect Kate loves most about being a Coach and personal trainer. Kate takes a wholistic approach to training, which involves eating nourishing, real food (most of the time) and engaging in functional exercise. As a Coach, Kate likes the unpredictability and variety of WODs, as well as sharing in the sense of community that is an integral part of Hive Active. If you’re looking for real food recipe inspirational and need to borrow a recipe book – Kate is your “go to” resource.
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