Say hello to our new nutrition expert - Ali

We are so excited and privileged to be welcoming Ali Dear into the Centennial family. 

Ali is a highly qualified and well recognised nutritionist and yoga teacher with 15 years’ experience in the Health and Fitness industry. She has worked with the novice to the elite – including work with Australian professional cyclists for the season leading to the Tour de France, featuring on 2UE as nutrition expert and writing articles for Ride Media and Cyclist Magazine.

Ali is joining us with some fantastic ideas about how she can help our members achieve their health, fitness, and diet goals. We will be telling you more about these shortly, so stay tuned. 

Ali will also be sharing her immense knowledge, insights, tips, and delicious healthy recipes via this blog.

Ali aims to educate – so you feel empowered to make changes to your diet, health and lifestyle. She works with you to create individually focused programs. As a nutritionist, she has a passion for cooking and creating food that is delicious as well as good for you – and understands the importance of integrating good habits into your everyday life.

What gets Ali really fired up? Working with real people, real food and igniting real change in attitude and behaviour. It is one thing to know what you should be doing to live a healthy and vibrant life, it is a whole other thing to actually DO it. Health isn’t Ali’s job, it is her life.

Ali has lectured in private and public arenas including; Nature Care College, Randwick Technical College, Manchester Unity, Telstra and Paramount Pictures (to name a few!) – yes, she really does know her stuff!

Qualifications + professional associations/recognition

  • Bachelor of Human Movement (exercise science)
  • Advanced Diploma of Nutritional Medicine
  • Accredited Yoga Teacher and Member of Australian Yoga Alliance
  • Member of Australian Traditional Medicine Society (ATMS)
  • Certified trainer and assessor (Cert IV/TAE)
  • Featured expert in Ride Media, Australian Yoga Journal and on 2UE