Hester

Hester

Biography

Hester grew up dancing professionally with her sisters and friends in a street dance troupe, managed by her fitness entrepreneur mother, Lydia Campbell. She achieved a BA Hons in Film & Animation Production, then turned her focus to dance and completed several courses leading to BA Dance Theatre from Laban. Fitness has been a way of life for Hester, who commenced teaching group exercise at 16. Hester now teaches at all Gymbox clubs and is a professional dancer and aerialist for the Royal Opera House, English National Opera and Aircraft Circus.

Q&A

How does Gymbox as a brand reflect your personality?

'Anything Goes' is the part of the Gymbox brand that I relate to most. I've always wanted to do different things and train in different ways, at Gymbox everyone is included!!

What music style describes you?

I like ska, breakbeat, funk, gospel, folk, alternative, classical & musical theatre!! I'm eclectic.

What is your guilty pleasure?

Pain au Raisin from Pret, still piping hot.

What is your favourite thing about Gymbox?

The people ... members, staff, instructors, PTs, they make it what it is!!

Who is your favourite rockstar?

Kate Bush, Skunk Anansie, Prodigy, Rizzle Kicks, Joni Mitchell, Mos Def, Jill Scott & many more (depends on my mood)!

Classes taught

Aerial Hoop

The hoop provides the perfect frame for an endless variety of balances, tricks and routines. This class gives you the opportunity to learn how to execute the moves improving y Read more

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Aerial Hoop
Aerial Pilates

Aerial Pilates

We've turned traditional Pilates upside down by using suspended hammocks. You'll get all the benefits of Pilates but with the added ability to hold challenging postures longer Read more

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Aerial Yoga

We've turned traditional yoga upside down by using suspended hammocks. You'll get all the benefits of yoga but with the added ability to hold challenging postures longer allow Read more

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Aerial Yoga
Bunny Bootcamp

Bunny Bootcamp

From fierce choreography to the ultimate in toning techniques, Bunny Bootcamp is a high intensity cardio & conditioning class. The workout is designed to help women achieve th Read more

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Buti Yoga

A movement practice that fuses power yoga, tribal dance and plyometrics into a high-intensity workout that transforms the body, training the core using the Spiral Structure te Read more

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Buti Yoga
Circle Pilates

Circle Pilates

A Pilates class using the pilates circle, a ring shaped prop. The circle provides gentle to moderate resistance to give the body feedback about its position in space and whic Read more

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Circusfit

Learn the training techniques of professional circus aerialists in this ultimate fitness acrobatic workout. With conditioning aerial moves, bar and body weight exercises combi Read more

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Circusfit
Frame Fitness

Frame Fitness

The serious alternative to traditional gym training. Frame Fitness combines the key elements for fitness - pulling, pushing, climbing and lifting, incorporating our specialise Read more

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Gymnastic Conditioning

This class is for strength, conditioning and skill development. Challenge yourself to reach a new fitness level whilst simultaneously learning moves like handstand walks, musc Read more

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Gymnastic Conditioning
Hardcore

Hardcore

Firm up your mid-section with this intense burst of torso toning, improving your core strength, balance and posture. Read more

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