What makes Soul Fit the best training experience for women in the Illawarra?

About Us

At the heart of Soul Fit are women. We believe in educating, uplifting and empowering women of all ages, backgrounds and fitness levels. We are a boutique women’s fitness studio located in the northern suburbs of the Illawarra (Woonona). For 13 years Soul Fit has been keeping women and their families fit and healthy in an intimate and supportive environment. At Soul Fit we believe in a balanced and holistic approach to training. If you’re new to the world of fitness or seeking change, start your journey with Soul Fit today. We may be small, but we pack a mighty punch!

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We offer women easy-to-understand, flexible memberships. That’s it.

Soul Fit offers a range of indoor and outdoor training classes, as well as personal and specialised small group training. Our small group training options include TRX (suspension training) and our signature “Sweat and Shred” 8 week program.  Soul Fit has also recently introduced a teen specific program called ‘She Shines’, which is an 8 week program. At Soul Fit you’ll have a choice of over 50 classes per week. Our certified trainers program each individual session, which means no two classes are ever the same. You won’t get bored and you’ll always be challenged. Take a closer look at our class descriptions for more detailed information on how we’ll get your soul fired up and body sweating. We have child-minding services available Monday through to Friday from 9-12pm and for a variety of outdoor sessions. Soul Fit is open from 5am to 10pm every day. SoulFit is also an approved Active Kids and NDIS provider.

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Meet Alex and Alita. They’re passionate about what they do. When they couldn’t find what they were looking for in a gym 14 years ago, they decided to join forces and create their own. So in sync is this dynamic duo that they even gave birth on the same day! Alex and Alita are incredibly proud of Soul Fit and their amazing team of trainers. Soul Fit is acommunity-driven studio that’s made by women, for women.

Alex Blake - Owner / Operator / Mum

Local mum and businesswoman Alex has two children aged six and three. She understands the demands everyday life can place on women and families. Alex often shares her own health and fitness experiences (the ups and the downs!) with Soul Fit members.

Alex is relatable, genuine and passionate about empowering women. She is heavily involved in local charities including International Women’s Day and Camp Quality.

In her past life Alex was the Publicity and Promotions Director at WIN Television. However the pull of health and fitness was too strong and she now loves helping make positive change to women’s lives.

And if that doesn’t impress you then her magic ability of remembering every Soul Fit members’ name certainly will!

Alita Ashcroft - Owner / Operator / Mum

Local mum and businesswoman Alita has three children aged eight, six and three. Alita is often training for events including running festivals and triathlons (she’s even finished a half ironman) and understands the tricky juggle of family, work, health and fitness.

Alita is supportive, inspiring and passionate about educating women and passing on her extensive health and fitness knowledge to Soul Fit members. She believes in a balanced approach to well-being and even admits to being partial to an egg and bacon roll from time to time.

In her past life Alita was a schoolteacher. But then she met Alex, and the rest, they say, is history.

And some insider info on Alita…. visit Soul Fit and watch her on the TRX – you’ll never need to pay for pricey Cirque du Soleil tickets again!


Soul Fit classes aim to provide variety and help you reach your health and fitness goals. Our experienced team of trainers individually program all sessions and no two classes are ever the same.

Go Hard (45 mins)

As the name suggests, this is not for the first timer, or faint of heart. This class is the ultimate fitness and strength test in a fun, fast paced group environment. Combining high inte ...

X-train Outdoors (60 mins)

Do you love training outdoors? Do you want to add variety and intensity to your workout but you’re not sure how? X Train is for you! These sessions don’t involve one particular way of training ...

Strength Express (30 mins)

Only have a quick 30 minutes to train and want to turn your body into a fat-incinerating machine? We’ve got you covered! Join our SE class for a full-body, low-impact, weights-based work-out ...

Booty (30 mins)

The Booty class is all about activating and strengthening the biggest muscles in our body – our glutes! Whether you want a firmer, rounder peach and/or if your purpose is to keep your body free f ...

HIIT (30 mins)

High Intensity Interval Training: Want to get fitter faster? Want that magical calorie after-burn? Then rock up to one of SF’s famous HIIT classes. No class is ever the same as we work with q ...

Boxing (45 mins)

Left, right, left, block! Boxing is sure to make you feel like a champion prize-fighter. This class is a combination of cardio, boxing and martial arts. It provides a total body workout to improve ...


Bronwyn S

8wks ago I’d say I was pretty active exercise wise and my diet wasn’t too bad, but I wanted more and to be pushed, so thought I would try my first ever gym challenge! 8wk Sweat and Shre ...

Renee S

What I love about SoulFit, is that from the first day I walked through those doors every single trainer knew my name and took the time to get to know me. Throughout the years I have had the support ...

Kim W

I’ve been at SoulFit through all the changes. It feels like home and the members and staff are like family.

We moved to Woonona exactly 12 years ago and the same week I walked into Contour ...