And stretch………Diana Moran is TV’s original fitness guru as The Green Goddess with the BBC and is an all-round television and radio personality with a career that has embraced success in many areas.
Diana was the first person to launch Breakfast Television in the UK and her successful career as a fitness guru has spanned four decades.
Diana is as much in demand now as she was in 1983. She is the Health Editor for The Lady Magazine with her weekly column; she has a weekly agony advice show on The Wireless a digital radio station for grown-ups – dedicated to improving later life in the UK and a columnist for Huffington Post.
Diana presents corporate and charity videos. She enjoys being Compere/Mistress of Ceremonies/Facilitator at conferences, corporate events and gala occasions. She is a very experienced After Dinner speaker.
In January 2002 Diana was one of 7 highly experienced women from varied media backgrounds to form the new London based TV and Radio production company – Pleiades Productions Ltd.
Diana enjoys helping people of all ages and abilities with her infectious enthusiasm. She has taught exercise and lectured on senior health and fitness extensively at health farms, holiday camps, sports centres and aboard cruise ships including: -Le Sport Hotel St. Lucia – fitness consultant, La Source Granada – fitness consultantChampneys Health resort, Henlow Grange Health resort, Grand Heritage Hotels Health resorts, “Canberra” “QE2” Page & Moy holiday cruises, Saga holiday cruises, Butlins Holiday camps, Pontins Holiday camps.
Stage for Age (the show business arm of Help the Aged) Vice-President, Osteoporosis Dorset – President, White House Cancer Care Centre – Dudley – Patron, Look Good Feel Better – Patron (helping cancer patients regain confidence after treatment), Breast Cancer Campaign – Patron, Breakthrough Breast Cancer – Celebrity Ambassador, Breast Cancer Care – past member of council. Committee member and Celebrity Ambassador, Society of Stars – Celebrity friend (helping children and young adults with cerebral palsy) Pennell Initiative – Patron, Support for Africa 2002 – Celebrity friend, Bristol Old People’s Welfare (1966-1983) Chairman for 2. Years. Bristol Bordeaux Association (1960 – 1983), which organises the exchange of English school children with French counterparts – fundraising committee member for 15 years – Chairman for 2 years. St. John Ambulance in Avon (1975 – 1983) Chairman for 2 years, Society of Stars (SOS) working for suffers of cerebral palsy – committee member 18 years.
Lord Mayor’s Appeal Fund in aid of The Cancer Research Campaign 1997, The Cancer Research Campaign 1994 – Diana was proud to be one of 100 people to successfully complete the 32-mile fundraising “Le Walk” through the Channel Tunnel from France to England. Saga Group 1994 – figurehead for a countrywide series of Saga Festivals aimed at the 50+ age group, Dorset Chartered Physiotherapists. 1994 – President of the Society, Living with Breast Cancer – ‘Woman & Home’ Magazine. Celebrities supporting ‘Help the Aged’ Charity Gala Preview, Hampton Court Flower Show.
During the past 14 years Diana has devoted much time working with health and sport organizations, and many hospitals, promoting women’s health and well-being. Diana regularly works for the major cancer charities and cancer support organizations including: Cancer Research UK, Breakthrough Breast Cancer, Breast Cancer Care, Breast Cancer Campaign, The Breast Cancer Coalition, Cancer Relief Macmillan Fund.