Kavitha D/O Lakshmanan

Personal Trainer

Kavitha is a personal trainer as well a group fitness instructor in the industry for almost a decade. Starting as a SSC club Gym floor trainer after quitting her teaching job, Kavitha set up her own body positive Fitness and Consultancy company – Fitness by Design. Looking at the big picture, working with clients to develop health and fitness programs by discovering the obstacles that stand in the way of success, empowering and giving every woman the space to make all of the decisions she wants about her body and her life without judgment is what Kavitha does best. Kavitha mainly trains women in all stages of their lives. She believes in continual education especially in movement and rehab education for women. Her passion in the industry especially in women fitness has made her pursue education as of current from FISAF, TACFIT, The Centre for Women’s Fitness, TWIST Functional Training, Studio Pilates, Burrell Education, Precision Nutrition, Girls Gone Strong and Parkinson’s Regeneration Training.

Job Title
Founder of Fitness by Design
Employed with
Fitness by Design



Senior Fitness*


  • FIC
  • STUDIO PILATES Mat and Reformer
  • The Centre For Women’s Fitness – Pre and postnatal, menopause pilates
  • Piloxing SSP and Barre
  • Core Barre
  • Yin Yoga
  • NESTA Sport Yoga

Speciality Training

  • Pre and Post natal
  • Pilates Reformer

Professional Experience

  • Fitness Manager for an event company which focuses on Workplace health
  • Conducted corporate talks and consultations
  • The Straits Times Feature of Kavitha demonstrating outdoor workouts done in a park