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Education

Bachelor of Health Science – Physiotherapy 1995 – 1997
McMaster University

Bachelor of Science – Cell & Developmental Biology 1990 – 1994
University of British Columbia

Spiritual Personal Training Background

Spiritual Personal Trainer 2009 – present
Certified Angel Therapy Practitioner®, Intuitive and
Medium.

Assisting people including various Hollywood stars clear blocks, fears, negative patterns and beliefs to help them reach fitness and other life related goals. Helping souls that have passed communicate with thier loved ones.

Rehabilitation Background

The Clinic for Sport Medicine 2001 – present
Physiotherapist – specialist in high performance athletes

  • assess and treat patients with orthopedic conditions from the recreational minded to high performance athletes including the Canadian Olympic Team
  • personal training of post-rehabilitation clients

MacDonald Active Rehabilitation Inc. 1998 – 2001
Physiotherapist

  • assess and treat patients with musculoskeletal and neurological conditions in a private out-patient clinic

Fitness Industry Background

“Mind, Ball & Soul” 2005

  • Release of a Mind Body workout DVD blending yoga, strength and core conditioning that is being sold at major retailers across Canada including Chapters Indigo and Wal-Mart

The Fitness Institute 2001 – present

  • fitness instructor leading Reebok Core Training, Spinning and step aerobics

Reebok University 2001 – 2008
Reebok University Master Trainer

  • achieved a prestigious recognition for excellence in fitness education
  • presenter and educator of Reebok University Education to fitness professionals
  • course conductor and evaluator for Reebok University’s certification programs including Reebok Core Training, Cycle Reebok, Reebok Core Training for Personal Trainers, Reebok Final Cuts and other Reebok programming

Fresh Magazine 2000

  • Fitness Editor for a youth culture magazine
  • Author of regular articles and exercise programs geared to consumer market

International Fitness Presenter 1999 – present

  • Speaker and presenter of fitness related educational workshops to some of the world’s largest fitness conventions including Can-Fit-Pro Toronto, FILEX in Sydney, Australia, IDEA in New York, United States Aerobathon in Tel Aviv, Isreal and Instructor Training Conference in Moscow, Russia.

Gymstick Master Trainer 2007-present

Bender Ball Master Trainer 2007-present

North York YMCA 1995-present
Personal Trainer

  • Creating specific conditioning programs for clients based on their individual goals including lifestyle, social and occupational environment
  • Consulting with individuals on how to modify existing conditioning programs to ensure continued progress and to adapt to changing personal goals

North York YMCA 1987-present
Fitness, Health and Recreation Instructor

  • Instructing fitness classes including Step Aerobics, Hi/Low Impact, Yoga, Pilates, Abdominal Workout, Kick-Box Fit, Circuit Training, Spinning and Muscle Conditioning

Television Appearances

Echo- Sun TV 2005
A magazine style program that highlights the accomplishments, achievements, personalities and progress of successful second and third generation Canadians.

CHCH Morning Show 2005
Guest Fitness Expert and promotion of the release of new DVD “Mind, Ball & Soul”

The Perfect Fit – Cable Pulse 24 2004
Appearance as guest fitness expert to answer questions for a live call in show.

Balance Television 2003-2006
Appeared in six episodes as fitness expert on CTV’s national health matters and active living show.

Fit Tips Fit TV United States 2003
Appearance in 10 Fit Tip Segments that are broadcast on the Discovery Channels

IN Shape with Sharon Mann 2002-present
Regular cast member of a daily workout show on Canadian Learning Television CLT in Canada and Fit TV in the United States and Carribean

Published Articles

Contribution to “7-Day Get Firm Walking Program” Prevention Magazine November 2005
“Final Cuts” Australian Fitness Network October 2005
“Five Steps to an Effective Core Training Program” NetFit New Zealand October 2005
“Five Steps to an Effective Core Training Program” Australian Fitness Network Spring April 2005
“Extreme Indoor Cycling,” Balance TV website September 2003
“The Beaches Boot Camp,” Can-Fit-Pro Magazine August 2003
“The Beaches Boot Camp,” Australian Fitness Network 2003
“Stability Ball Exercises,” Balance TV website August 2003
“Extreme Indoor Cycling,” Australian Fitness Network 2003
“Straight to the Core,” Balance TV website July 2003
“Core Training on South Beach” Fresh April 2001
“Build a Fresh Body at Home,” Fresh January 2001
“Extreme Yoga for an Intense Workout,” Fresh November 2000
“Functional Movement for a Better Workout,” Fresh September 2000
“Millennium Fitness Resolution Tips,” Fresh July 2000
“Move of the Month,” Flare magazine April 2000
“Sun, Sand & Stability,” Inform-action: Can-Fit-Pro 2000
“Core Control,” Australian Fitness Network 2000
“Core Control,” Inform-action: Can-Fit-Pro 1999
“Move With Stability,” Inform-action: Can-Fit-Pro 1998

Certifications

YMCA Fitness Leader 1988
Therapeutic Touch 1998
Can-Fit-Pro Personal Trainer Specialist 1999
Can-Fit-Pro Fitness Instructor Specialist 2000
Reiki Level 1 2007
Sonia Choquette 6 Sensory Practitioner Level 1 2008
Heart Resonance Therapy Level 1 and 2 2008
Angel Therapy Practitioner® 2009
Sonia Choquette 6 Sensory Practitioner Level 2 2009

Memberships

Canadian Physiotherapy Association
Canadian Association of Fitness Professionals

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