About us


Hey! it's Anna and Jason.

Welcome to the Level gym family!

Our goal is to make other peoples lives better by encouraging their active living and positive mindsets, whilst building a supportive community around them.


We believe that Fitness should be fun,

challenging and bring people together.

We aim to achieve these things here at Level


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How we got here:


Our idea to start a gym and community of fitness enthustiasts started in 2016. At the time Jason was serving in the Police Force and had been since 2009. We wanted to create a lifestyle that suited our growing family and something that would contribute to something bigger than ourselves. Ie. helping people succeed with their health! Combating lifestyle related illnesses and promoting a positive outlook on life.




Enter.. The exit plan!! Jason qualifies as a Crossfit Level 1 instructor and begins study at AUT towards more fitness qualification. 




We will build a gym next door to our house! Take the leap of faith and become self employed. 


Exit Police in Janurary 2017 and let the fun begin!!

Where we are at now:

Well it worked! People joined and keep coming back for more fitness! We have people from age 6 to 60+ coming along, not only that but such interesting and fun loving, positive people that make you feel like part of the family instantly. Love it!

Its a bit like, leave ya ego at the door and come in as you are. Be willing to challenge ya body, have a laugh and belonging to a really awesome crew of humans!

Our 2 year anniversary

Meet the Coaches

Jason Kingi

Jase is our head coach who you will find at the 6am, 9am and 6pm Classes. If he's not in the gym coaching or training, you will find him in the ocean diving for Crayfish! He works with people wanting to build functional strength and confidence in the gym for 1 on 1 sessions.

Jo Bowden

Hi I'm Jo, I've lived in Mangawhai for 22 years and for 20 of them I was classed as morbidly obese.

Up until 2 years ago where I turned my life around through diet and exercise. You can read more about my journey here. I am now a qualified fitness instructor!  


You can follow me on FB: Living Proof Fitness

My fitness classes are open to all levels of fitness. Children are very welcome to come with you!

If you are not ready to jump into my class, you can call me and chat about 1 on 1 sessions

Call or text me on 0223546197

Nick Makea

Nick is the coach you will find at the 7pm HIIT classes. This caters to the 'after work' crew and is available to any fitness level.


You can also find him inspiring the young athletes after school in his Toka Sports Academy

Anna Kingi

Hey I'm Anna,

When I am not running around after our 4 kids, or studying at University, I love coaching in the gym 1 on 1.

In 2018 I qualified as a GGS-1 Womens Coach, which opened the door for me to get involved in the gym and helping our local women achieve some health goals.


I have a keen interest in nutrition and mindsets around fat loss. Its not an easy journey making these changes, but with a coach along side of you, it just makes all the difference for accounatbility and results. 

If this interests you, feel free to reach out to me for a chat! 




Jason 02102705322

Anna 02040256567


66 Bagnal Road Mangawhai, Northland, NZ


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