Personal Trainers & Fitness Instructors

Alexis Moores Portrait
Favourite quote? "Make exercise fun again with great music."
Portrait of Corrine
After experiencing chronic pain and being diagnosed with arthritis in my neck at the age of 33, I realized how much stress and tension I was holding in my body. I needed to become much more aware of...
Favorite Quote “Life is about the pursuit of excellence. That pursuit is probably more exciting to me now more than ever.”
Emma picture
Favorite Quote “Strive for progress not perfection.”
Competitive athlete my entire life, both summer and winter sports. I particularly enjoy long distance running. I have completed 15+ marathons, many of them in a tuxedo. Favorite Quote “Short term...
Portrait of Jacqueline
Favourite Quote "Yoga is the Journey of the self, through the self to the self." — Bhagavad Gita
Jacquie Fitts
I started out in Aquatics and realized how much I like being active and moving throughout the day. That motivated me to become an Aquafit instructor. From there, I branched out into other types of...
I have been keeping physically fit through a daily program of rigorous exercise for over 30 years. I have been an active runner, swimmer, cyclist and aerobics participant since starting intensive...
Portrait of Jayne
A neck injury led me to rehabbing my injury using information from Iyengar yoga. Favourite Quote The practice of asana (postures) and pranayama (breathing exercises) not only maintains the fine...
Portrait of Karen Bennett
The body is designed to move. I have enjoyed being physically active my entire life in sports and in various areas of fitness. I am motivated to teach and encourage my clients and class participants...
Portrait of Kumi Smith
Coming together for healthy minds and bodies and having fun!
Physical activity has always been an enjoyable part of my life, to share this as a fitness leader with others is truly my passion. There’s nothing more rewarding than helping people achieve lifelong...
My Enjoyment of keeping up an active lifestyle and its many benefits made me want to encourage other to do the same.
Lesley Glover
A serious health issue resulted in years of struggle to regain control of my physical abilities. During those years of recovery, I found a new appreciation for the gift of health and also came to ...
Melissa Cossaro portrait
One of my friends is an amazing instructor and she inspired me to pursue teaching fitness. Plus, working out releases so many happy endorphins and I enjoy sharing this experience with clients!...
Portrait of Melissa
I had been working exclusively as a personal trainer and in the weight room for five years and was starting to burn out. Yoga had been a part of my wellness during that time - it helped me feel...
I have always been active in sports, starting with organized sports and transitioning over time into triathlons, marathons, cycling and cross country skiing in my adult life. Personal training helps...
A journey of almost two decades of fitness in the pursuit of speed, strength and endurance has shaped my training philosophy. Over the years, my revelations have come through the long hours grinding...
I have always been an advocate of health & wellness via fitness training. I was a member of the BMO Dragon Boat team for 3 years and won the silver medal in the Nanaimo regional competition. I...
Instructing is fun and challenging and social; what is not to love about sweating and moving to music with a bunch of great people?
Potrait of Pete Rose
Love of movement, appreciation and awareness of the body and mind. Favourite Quote These days: "Be safe, be calm and be gentle."
Portrait of Phyllis
The body has always fascinated me and  I wanted to offer  movement in a supportive and fun environment for everyone to participate.  Favourite Quote There are only two days in the year that nothing...
Portrait of Regina
Movement classes helped me to overcome chronic pain and I wanted to be able to help others to do the same. Favourite Quote "The human body is not an instrument to be used, but a realm of one's being...
After completing my science degree, I returned to my career in chemistry. However, nutrition and fitness has always been a lifelong interest and passion of mine. After having two children I decided...
I am an avid tennis player and enjoy resistance training on a regular basis, as well as boxing, jogging, cycling, swimming, and recreational volleyball. I have a background in gymnastics and competed...
Portrait of Spencer
To constantly mine a deeper understanding of the body/mind connection, bringing them together to me the physical demands of any given day, age or circumstance. Favourtie Quote "If your spine is...
Portrait of Teresa
In high school I was on the rowing team and fell in love with the culture and aspects of sport.  I was able to coach both rowing and running for a few years afterwards. I love sharing my passion and...
Tianna Fischer, Personal Trainer
Favorite Quote Fall in love with taking care of yourself. Mind. Body. Spirit.
Portrait of Tommy
Returning to a yoga practice to enhance my commitment to seated Zen Buddhist meditation. Favourite Quote “Tell me, what is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?” —Mary Oliver
Viera Janco
Favourite Quote Everything you can imagine is real. — Pablo Picasso