Our trainers have decades of experience in the health and fitness industries. Read more about our Personal Trainers below!
Tabban has a range of transformation and strength training programs available with the Tabban Trainers:
- Personal Training Packs – available in 8 & 16 Sessions
- SHAPE 20 Week Transformation Package
- Online SHAPE Program
Call us on 03 9427 8735 to book in for a Personal Training session with one of the Tabban Muscle & Body Shape trainers – Michael, Areti & Doreen.
Michael Tabban is the man behind Tabban Muscle & Body Shape. However, Michael is much more than just your ordinary man.
Michael, son of bodybuilding legend George Tabban, was born with the sport of figure sculpting running through his veins. Yet it is Michael’s fiery passion for the sport, his mental and physical competency and perhaps most importantly his fierce – almost legendary – work ethic which has lead him to become one of the most reputable and successful leaders in the Australian Figure and Body Sculpting industry.
Guided by his father George, Michael spent many years building and bettering the family gym. Having spent countless hours working with the gym machinery surrounded by others pursuing the sport themselves; Michael came to have an intimate understanding of exactly how the body works. But more specifically how to best utilize the gym machinery to change and sculpt the body.
Watching others train with his father motivated Michael to take on his own clients and to utilize his accumulated knowledge to transform the bodies of others.
Michael’s undeniable work ethic kicked in as he found himself working 98-hour weeks for his first five years of personally training others. People connected with Michael as he transformed their bodies and their lives enabling him to soon establish a sizeable database of clients.
Soon the world was to know of Michael Tabban. Within just two years Michael put his first two figure athletes on stage, competing against his own father. Michael’s athletes performed exceptionally well, succeeding his father’s competitors and taking the overall competition title.
Michael’s success proved to be a startling outcome for both the Australian Figure and Body Sculpting industry, but also for the Tabban Family. Michael recalls that it was from then on that ‘my father handed over the reigns.’
Over the years Michael’s career and reputation has only gained greater strength. Continuing his father’s legacy, Michael has trained thousands of women of all ages and body shapes. His clients all want the same outcome, to feel strong within themselves and to be proud of their bodies, while looking the best they possibly can.
Michael’s clients are assured to achieve their fitness and health goals as his unique, results-driven training style reshapes their bodies, creating that signature even, symmetrical and toned Tabban Figure.
His clients invest a lot of trust within him, as they are confident in his ability to connect with both their body and mind. Michael, although a man specializing in the building of lean muscle, has a deep and tender understanding of the human mentality as his innate benevolence and genuine kindness is forever shared through his training.
Specifically, Michael’s figure and body sculpting competitors win and place at state; national and international levels time and time again. Michael is also one of the very few to have succeeded his father’s athletes on stage.
An Australian industry leader, Michael is also a certified International Body Sculpting and Body Shaping judge, having travelled the world learning from others and sharing his knowledge with the very best in the world.
Michael Tabban is not an ordinary man. In fact, to describe him as extraordinary would be an understatement. He is a man of work and a man of passion.
When you train with Michael Tabban you should feel lucky to be training with the best.
Areti Anagnostellis embodies the phrase ‘to be the best you must train with the best.’ Now a long-standing member of the Tabban Muscle & Body Shape family, she has paved herself a prominent path in the bodybuilding and fitness industries.
Areti initially joined the Tabban M&BS family knowing nothing of fitness and nutrition. Training and learning from Michael was an entirely new experience for her, but before long Areti admitted that she had ‘fallen in love with the pain of training.’ Consequently she chose to leave her former life, working as a chef, to focus on training and competing with Tabban M&BS.
Utilizing the expertise and support from Michael and the Tabban M&BS family, Areti won her first WFF Universe Figure Overall title in Europe after only 8 months of training. She then held the WFF Universe title for the following four years, an outstanding accomplishment achieved by very few in the world.
Having realized the very best within her and also proving to be one of the very best in the world, Areti chose to retire from competition so to focus on the training of others. Pursuing a career with The Tabban Family Trainers, Areti now transforms the bodies and lives of her clients in much the same way that Tabban M&BS transformed her own.
Areti has trained champion athletes at state, national and international levels. She teaches the Athletes how to pose and even choreographs all the individual competition posing routines.
In addition to figure athletes, Areti has a loyal following of clients. With her bright nature and cheeky grin, Areti is a highly personable individual. Everyone, no matter what their training and fitness goals might be, loves a workout with Areti. She takes great pride in helping others lead a healthy, balanced lifestyle, sculpt their bodies and achieve their own fitness and health goals, just as she did.
When training with Areti, you can be assured that you are training with the best.
In 2008, Doreen came to Tabban Muscle & Body Shape to train with the master Personal Trainer Michael Tabban in order to compete in body sculpting competitions. Doreen’s mindset was always positive but the SHAPE Program at Tabban was and still is the most difficult training she has ever endured. That year, Doreen won 3 Pacific Australian titles, 1st and 2nd in Miami and – her ultimate accomplishment – 3rd in the world in New York.
In 2014, Doreen returned to Tabban MBS as she always knew she would and began training for the end of year competitions. During this period Doreen thrived, enjoying her training and the atmosphere at Tabban MBS.
The season was over in November after going to Queensland to compete in the WFF world titles. As Doreen stepped off stage knowing she did the best she could have, she was sad and close to tears as her time at Tabban MBS was over once again.
Michael Tabban pulled Doreen aside and said to her “I want to challenge you further – you’re coming to work for me and I will teach you everything I know.” Doreen said, “I have finally found a gym that I can call home and share all my knowledge with. l live and breathe the health and fitness industry and I cannot wait to see where this journey will take me.”
The staff and members all share the same passions as Doreen and with Michael Tabban as her mentor, Doreen has had a fantastic time helping transform people’s bodies and lives at Tabban MBS. Read more about Doreen in her Athlete’s Profile.
Doreen is available Monday – Thursday 6am to 11am for Personal Training on the hour.