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Holistic Core Restore ®
About Me

Who Are We?

Connect is an online fitness and wellness coaching business for women; who are frustrated with where their body is at, postnatally / post menopause. 

1 in 3 Women have some form of pelvic floor dysfunction, such as incontinence, prolapse or a prolonged diastasis recti. 


Regular personal trainers & gyms often don't know how to train women with these conditions.  This can mean that you are treated the same as every other client, leading to a possible worsening of symptoms.  It can also leave women feeling lost, broken or even fearful of exercise, or movement in general. 


Our coaching programmes are designed to work specifically with you in mind.  To help you to move well and live your best life again, no matter what stage of life you're in.

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Hi I'm Amy!

Personal Trainer, Holistic Core Restore® Coach, Nutrition Coach & Mama.

I became a personal trainer because I was fed up of hearing that I had no control over my body as it aged. 

Everywhere I turned, I was met with "just you wait until you have kids / hit 30 / hit menopause "etc.

I believe that women's bodies are magical.  From puberty to post menopause, our body is forever evolving, and it can be easy to feel disconnected and out of control.

My goal is to help women to reconnect to and embrace their body.  Scars and all.  We may not be able to go back to how we were, but we absolutely can move forward.

My passion is centred around 4 main areas

Pregnancy, the 4th Trimester and Postnatal Recovery.

Hysterectomy Recovery.


Pelvic Floor & Core Restore. (Holistic Core Restore®)

The above issues can be a huge barrier for fitness or living a full life in general.  Throughout my coaching, I am focused on what  living a full life means to you, and how I can get you there.

If what I do, sounds like a bit of what you need, please do get in touch by the contact form below.


Amy Jayne Smith, Holistic Core Restore Coach


2022 - NatalStrength® (Burrell Education)

2022 - Training Females Level 1 (Fitness Education Online)

2021 - 2022 - Member of NZ Register for Exercise Professionals (REPS)

2021 - Finalist - Community Trainer of The Year - Exercise Industry Awards (Exercise NZ)

2021 - Optimal Nutrition & Lifestyle for Post Natal Healing & Recovery (Burrell Education)

2021 - Online Training Essentials (Fitness Education Online)

2020 - Optimal Health After Hysterectomy (Burrell Education)

2020 - Online Trainer Certificate (Online Trainer Academy)

2019 - Level 1 Nutrition Coaching (Precision Nutrition)

2019 - Modern Pregnancy Exercise (Burrell Education)

2019 - Pelvic Floor & Core Foundations (Burrell Education)

2018 - Pelvic Floor Safe Fitness Professional Certificate (Continence NZ)

2018 - Holistic Core Restore® Coaching Certificate (Burrell Education)

2017 - Modern Post Natal Exercise (Burrell Education)

2017 - Personal Training Level 3 & 4 (Fit College NZ)

2015 - Boot Camp Instructor Certificate (Boot It Fitness)

2012 - Certificate in Audiology (Anglia Ruskin University)

2005 - Bachelor of Fine Arts - Fashion Design (Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design)

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