Meet Our Team

Workout. Meditate. Love Life.

We love our team

We share a vision of creating a healthy, fit and stress free world and are
passionate to empower and inspire each other and our guests to achieve great things.


Makita Gabriel

CEO/ Founder of Soul Vida™

Makita Gabriel is the creator of The Soul Vida™ Workout Method and Founder of Soul Vida Fit Pty Ltd, a wellness company passionate about making the world a healthy, fit and stress free place.

Makita is a Wellness Entrepreneur, Author and Mind Body Expert with over 28 years of experience in Body-Mind Wellbeing and teaching in a multi-disciplinary environment.

Makita holds certifications in Pilates, Yoga, Barre, Aerobic and Gym Instruction, Personal Training, Reiki I, Ki Force Healing Level I & II, Energy Medicine, Nursing and Counselling. She is the author of Soul Vida™ Body Breath and Soul, the ultimate guide to The Soul Vida™ Method, a wonderful inspiring and in-depth look at the ground breaking workout style meditations, that are transforming the world of fitness, health and wellbeing.

Her Workout, Meditate, Love Life philosophy celebrates, empowers and inspires movement, breath and mindfulness in Body Mind and Life.


Lauren Travers


Lauren is a qualified Personal Trainer, Nutritionist, and Yoga instructor with a passion for wellness and healthy living. For as long as she can remember, she has followed her true calling in life; Helping others.

With over 10 years of experience in the health and wellness industry, Lauren has worked in a variety of settings including natural health, nutrition, strength and conditioning, elderly mobility, weight loss and corporate wellness. She is passionate about guiding others towards reaching their full potential, and advocates for improving health through nourishment and wholesome movement.

Lauren believes that life is all about balance, and enjoyment. “Exercise is more than just movement; it should be something that makes you feel good, something that improves the quality of your life, and allows you to do more of the things that you love.”

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