THE TEAM

Ben Quigley’s talented team of instructors is comprised of leading fitness experts who share his vision for teaching with a smile and a genuine passion for helping people fulfil their fitness and health goals.

Symetrie Ben Quigley
Ben Quigley

Ben is a an accredited Exercise Physiologist, Exercise Scientist and the owner of Symetrie. Born and bred in Clovelly, Ben has over 20 years experience in the health and fitness industry. Passionate about sport from a young age, Ben represented his school at state and national levels in multiple sporting arenas before channelling that energy into his career path, gaining university qualifications in Exercise Science with a major in Exercise Physiology. Ben’s favourite fitness philosophy is: ‘you can’t out train a bad diet’.

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor of Exercise & Health Science (BHSc)
Accredited Exercise Scientist (MAAESS)
Accredited Exercise Physiologist (AEP)
Chek Institute Corrective Exercise Kinesiologist
Chek Institute Nutritional Lifestyle Coach
AGSHSS Integrated Corrective Exercise Certification (Level I & II)
Symetrie Alex Duncan
Alex Duncan

Alex adheres to the philosophy ‘Today I will do what others won’t… so tomorrow I can do what others can’t’ and has a long background in sport. As a youngster he excelled in nautical pursuits comprising swimming and water polo before becoming fully immersed in the world of fitness gaining a thirst for knowledge about the human body and performance. Now a triathlete, Alex believes passionately in fitness which integrates every part of the body and encompassess all aspects of our daily life, not simply the time spent in a fitness room.

QUALIFICATIONS
Certificate III & IV in Fitness
Certificate III in Boxing
Swim Instructor (Competitive Strokes)
Symetrie Max Hendrie
Max Hendrie

Max’s sporting background and interest in fitness was nurtured throughout his youth when representing his school at various levels. His mantra is that fitness and well-being is achieved through dedication in all aspects of life and through a deep-seated quest for improvement.

QUALIFICATIONS
Certificate III & IV Australian Institute of Fitness
Level 1 Strength and Conditioning Coach Australian Institute of Sport

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Symetrie Ashlea Quigley
Ashlea Quigley

Ashlea is passionate about the health and fitness industry and is always looking to further her education and use that knowledge of the human body in her sessions. She has over 10 years’ of experience and has previously worked as a Sports Therapist for national and international sporting teams. After suffering from a back injury and treating it through pilates she witnessed the benefits firsthand – the source of inspiration to study and become a Pilates Instructor.

QUALIFICATIONS
Stott Pilates Certification
Elixr Pilates School
Diploma in Sport and Remedial Massage Therapy
Certificate III & IV in Fitness and Group Exercise
Symetrie Ben Palumbo
Ben Palumbo

Ben is a former gymnast and professional acrobat who enjoys a side career in the performing arts world. He scaled the AMP building in Circular Quay for the 2000 Olympic Arts Festival and participated in the Sydney Olympics opening ceremony as an aerial performer. His appearance in the Blockbuster film Moulin Rouge as a tumbling stunt double may have gone unnoticed! Ben’s progression into pilates coincided with rehabilitating various injuries and he has a deep understanding of addressing specific conditions.

QUALIFICATIONS
Stott Pilates Full Certification (2006)
Certificate IV Personal Trainer (2004)
Physiocise Back Care
Stott Pilates Workshops
Active Anatomy Physiotherapy Workshops
Group Pilates Instructor at Elixr Health Club
(2002 – 2015)
Symetrie Alice Scott
Alice Scott

Alice is a qualified naturopath, pilates and Xtend Barre instructor, possessing an intricate knowledge of human movement. She has been involved in the health and fitness industry for nearly a decade teaching in some of Sydney’s and Dubai’s top pilates and fitness studios. Her expertise has featured in Women’s Health Magazine (Australia) and its counterpart in the Middle East. Alice’s goal is to provide a balanced, functional and safe workout that improves strength, posture, energy, and encourages a healthier lifestyle for all participants.

QUALIFICATIONS
Bachelor of Applied Science (Naturopathic Studies)
Cert IV in Pilates Matwork and Reformer
XtendBarre & BodyART Certification (group exercise)