Meet the team

Jennifer - Founder and Director
Jenny is a journalist by trade and her passion lies in fitness and writing. Jenny founded BeLifted in 2017 and is a qualified fitness instructor and trained in safeguarding of women and children, economic abuse and business. 

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Fanta - Trustee and debt management advisor 
Fanta, who is originally from Sierra Leone, is in the third year of her law degree and has majored in human rights law. Fanta has volunteered with numerous organisations such as New Citizens Gateway formally - Barnet Refugee Service, Rainbow Money Advice Barnet and  Advice4Renters in Brent. Fanta has Universal Credit Training by CPAG and is also a certified Advisor by Community Money Advice with a Level 3 certificate and also a member of the Institute of Money Advisers. Her passions include helping others. 

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Benjamin - Director and Trustee
Ben is an ex amateur boxer who has competed in national and international competitions. He has also worked in the city for some of the largest banks and companies for over 15 years. A member of the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI), Ben also has an accreditation with CISI in finance. Ben now runs his own non profit organisation, where he helps young people achieve their dreams and aspire for more. Ben is one of our directors and trustees.  

Natalie - Director and Trustee
Natalie was brought up in NW London and now resides in Barnet with her teenage daughter.  She has A-Levels in both Media Studies and English and is currently studying for her CIM Professional Marketing Qualification, she has training in Autism, GDPR and is currently the Communications and Marketing Officer for a charity that provides services for people with Autism and Disabilities in East London. She is passionate about sports, girls in sport and spent three months in Ghana coaching football. She also enjoys painting, photography and watching Arsenal in her spare time. Natalie is keen on volunteering; she wants to help young girls and women succeed and feels passionately about supporting survivors of domestic violence.

Tanya - Freelance Fitness instructor and empowerment coach 

Tanya is a Group Exercise Instructor and Personal Trainer based in London. Tanya works primarily with women to help them feel more embodied, empowered and energised through mindful movement.
Training strong, Tanya ensures a multifaceted approach is integrated into her physical and emotional health and wellbeing exercises. 

Using breathwork is an important part of this. Tanya encourages you to explore and strengthen the connection between breath and movement, as it is a truly powerful practice. Tanya practices a holistic approach and believes it is essential for a more balanced and healthier lifestyle, but most importantly she believes that movement should be fun! Join Tanya to experience the multiple benefits of physical activity for yourself!! Contact us or Tanya directly for info on our group sessions or for a  personalised 121

Jo - English teacher and literacy coach
Jo has been working as a 121 tutor and SEN support for the last 10 years. She has worked with students of all ages, ranging from early years to those sitting their GCSEs and A Levels. She is really excited to be joining the Be Lifted Team.