About Us

Cardio Central is a team of female instructors, based in the West Midlands. We have provided Fitness and Group Exercise classes in Birmingham, Oldbury, and Sandwell since 2009! If you are looking for a friendly, fun and supportive class, you have come to the right place!

Mel C

Mel is the founder of Cardio Central and the CEO of Beatz Fitness Ltd – She has been involved in the dance and fitness industry since 1999. She is an award winning Personal Trainer, Tutor and Blogger and she loves to help people reach their potential!

‘I feel blessed that Cardio Central has continued to be one of the leading and most innovating Community Fitness Organisations in the West Midlands – We have helped so many people over the years and I look forward to continuing to do that for many more years to come!’


  • Level 2 Gym Instructor
  • Level 2 ETM Instructor
  • Level 2 Step Instructor
  • Level 2 Chair Based Fitness Instructor
  • Level 2 Kettlebells Instructor
  • Level 2 Indoor Cycling Instructor
  • Level 2 Childrens Fitness Instructor
  • Level 3 Personal Trainer
  • Level 3 Pre and Postnatal 
  • Level 3 Exercise Referral
  • Level 3 Exercise for Disabled Clients
  • Level 3 Active Older Adults
  • Level 3 Education and Training
  • Level 3 Assessor
  • Level 5 Diploma in Education and Training
  • Fitness Pilates
  • Mental Health Awareness and Mental Health First Aid
  • Ability Not Disability Instructor
  • Boxercise
  • Zumba Instructor (Gold, Aqua, Kids, Toning)

Rosie D

Rosie D has been with Cardio Central for over a decade – Starting off as one of Mels students, her passion for fitness shone through and Mel quickly took her under her wing. 

Fast forward a decade and Rose is now Mel’s righthand woman, managing Cardio Central when Mel is not around and keeping all of the students in check 24/7!

Rose is a big advocate for strength training and is currently studying to be a tutor.


  • Level 2 ETM Instructor
  • Level 2 Circuits Instructor
  • Level 2 Kettlebells Instructor
  • Activation Bands Instructor
  • Step Instructor
  • Boxercise Instructor
  • Zumba Instructor
  • Beatz and PWR Beatz Instructor


Hannah has been part of the Cardio Central teaching team since 2018. She started off as a student and Mel mentored her when she decided to become a Beatz Instructor. 

She team teaches Zumba and Glow Beatz with Mel and Rosie D every Wednesday and Thursday.

Hannah is also our Social Events Coordinator and arranges all our Social Gatherings.


  • Level 2 ETM Instructor
  • Beatz 
  • PWR Beatz
  • Rockbox
  • Zumba