About Mark Robson:
Mark Robson is a certified Executive Master Trainer and graduated from the Australian Institute of Fitness, with honors in 2008. Mark has a strong sporting and mixed martial arts background and has been working within the fitness industry since 2001. Mark has continued his education througout his years of personal training, picking up several additional certifications including Fitness-Kickboxing, Kettlebell, MMA Strength and Conditioning Coaching, TRX along the way. Mark's workouts are challenging yet fun, incorporating full body movements that are functional for the body and practical for real life. He also has an extensive background in Nutrition and Wellness. Mark is also a published Fitness Author and continues to write many magazine articles today.
- Manager at Fitness Source Canada (2001-2006)
- Qualified Executive Master Trainer from the Australian Institute of Fitness.
- Certificate III & IV in Fitness (2007/2008) Australian Institute of Fitness
- NASST Specialized Sports Trainer (2008)
- Can-Fit-Pro Personal Trainer Specialist (2008) Can-Fit-Pro
- Can-Fit-Pro Resist-A-Ball PRO Trainer (2008) Can-Fit-Pro
- Can-Fit-Pro Nutrition and Wellness Specialist (2009) Can-Fit-Pro
- Kick-Boxing Fitness Instructor (2008) American Council on Exercise
- MMA Fitness Instructor (2009) AGATSU
- Kettlebell Trainer Specialist (2009) KBell Training Academy
- Fitness Kickboxing Specialist (2011) Fitness Kickboxing Canada
- Kettlebell Group Trainer (2011) KBell Training Academy
- TRX Suspension Trainer Level 1 (2014) TRX
- TRX Sports Medicine Suspension Trainer Level 2 (2014) TRX
Things I Love: Training, Teaching, Learning. Travelling, Smiling, Living.
My Favourite Music: Rock. Acoustic. Punk.
My Favourite Show: The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones & LOST.
My Favourite Sport: Hockey, Football, MMA.
My Favourite Exercise:Kettlebell & TRX exercies and traditional weight lifting.
My Favourite Food: Sushi, Pasta, Pizza.
My Favourite Book: “Unbroken” by Laura Hillenbrand.
My Favourite Quote: “Victory belongs to the most persevering”.
About Katie Holland
Katie has been actively involved in the fitness industry since 2003. Katie has an Honours Degree in Kinesiology, as well as maintains many certifications within the Fitness and Health Industry. Being a competitive figure skater for 20 years Katie knows what it takes to train like a pro. Katie has trained athletes of all sports and levels, general and older populations. Katie has experience working special populations such as pre/post rehabilitative clients, pre/post natal women, special needs clients, clients with debilitating injuries, and clients suffering with painful diseases such as cancer, fibromyalgia, MS, and arthritis. Katie also trains police officers, fire fighters, and fitness models. Whatever your goals, Katie can help you realize your full potential and make all your fitness dreams come true!
Fitness and health education credentials include:
Fitness Kickboxing Specialist (2012) Fitness Kickboxing Canada
Certified Personal Trainer - Can-Fit-Pro
Certified Kinesiologist - Ontario Kinesiology Association
Certified Kettlebell Instructor - Agatsu
Pre/Post Natal Specialist - Can-Fit-Pro
Certified Fitness Consultant – Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology (CSEP-CPT)
Kinesiology (Honours) Degree – Brock University
HIGH FIVE Certified
First Aid, CPR & AED – Lifesaving Society
Things I Love: Family, Figure Skating, Weight Training, Kettlebell Training, Triathlon Training, Water Skiing, Traveling and Yoga
My Favourite Music: Anything upbeat I can workout to
My Favourite Show: Criminal Minds, Grey’s Anatomy, Extreme Weight Loss Makeover
My Favourite Sport: Figure Skating
My Favourite Exercise: Squats and any form of cardio I can do outdoors!
My Favourite Food: Salmon, asparagus, pineapple…and I have a weakness for pizza
My Favourite Book: I love reading. I don’t have a favourite book per say. One book that made an impact on my life recently is
“Focal Point” by: Brian Tracy. I enjoy mystery thrillers, anything by James Patterson is my first pick
My Favourite Quote: “You miss 100% of the shots you don’t take” Wayne Gretzky & “Sweat once a day” – lululemon manifesto
About Jennifer Heise
Jennifer has been involved in the fitness industry since 2005 when she graduated from the Fitness and Lifestyle management program. She has experience training people from all walks of life including athletes, older adults, children, as well as people who are recovering from injuries and pre and post natal and the general population. Jennifer has gained experience over the years working with clients and developing exercise programs for people with and without disabilities, preserving the independence of older adults, preventing disease due to trauma and neglect and developing programs for and training athletes and rehabilitating people after disease or injury. In every stage of life your fitness goals may change and Jennifer can help guide you through each of those stages and develop a program that is centered to help you reach those goals and improve your life, fitness, longevity and overall potential.
Fitness and Lifestyle Management Diploma George Brown College
Medical Science Course Durham College
Personal Trainer Specialist Can-Fit-Pro
Resist-A-Ball Level 1 adn 2 Certified Can-Fit-Pro
Pre and Post Natal Fitness Specialist Can-Fit-Pro
Exercise Nutrition Course- Human Kinetics
Fitness and Health Promotions Diploma
CPR level C & AED- St. John’s Ambulance
Standard First-Aid- St. John’s Ambulance
Things I Love: Hot Yoga, Kettlebell Training, Hiking, Horseback Riding, Cottaging, Traveling, Road Trips, Continuing Education, and reading
My Favourite Music: I love all kinds of music; anything I can sing, dance, workout or head bang to!
My Favourite Sport: Horseback Riding
My Favourite Exercise: Lunges and Supine Bent 2 arm Pullovers on a Swiss Ball
My Favourite Food: Chicken breast, chilli and salads!
My Favourite Book: "The Four Agreements" - Don Miguel Ruiz
My Favourite Quote: "You can’t store fitness, only fat.” ~ Beau Kent .
About Amy White
Amy has 13 + years of sport specific training. She has taught gymnastics for over 13 years and cheerleading for 5 years. Amy is a graduate from Institute of Holistic Nutrition (2010) and completed Can-Fit-Pro Certification (2012). She is currently registered in the Pre/Post Natal Nutrition course at the Institute of Holistic Nutrition and it is scheduled completion date is April 2013. In the near future Amy wants to expand her knowledge into Pre/Post Natal Fitness. Amy feels great satisfaction when helping people achieve their fitness goals. She hopes to specialize her career in the Pre/Post Natal sector one day soon.
Personal Training Specialist (2012) - Can-Fit-Pro
Institute of Holistic Nutrition graduate (2010)
First Aid and CPR C (2013)
National Coaching Certification Program; theory and technical level 1 & 2
Things I Love: Family, friends, working out and gymnastics
My Favourite Music: Alternative, folk, punk/rock
My Favourite Show: SOA, flashpoint, any home Reno show.
My Favourite Sport: Gymnastics and cheerleading
My Favourite Exercise: Anything cardio, stretching, and foam rolling
My Favourite Food: Stir fry and sheppards pie
My Favourite Book: prescription for nutrition healing.
My Favourite Quote: "train insane or stay the same"
About Alexa Neveu
Alexa has loved fitness and helping people reach their goals since she was a child. She has been taking Zumba for nearly four years and teaching since April, 2013. Zumba is a perfect fit for Alexa because it combines her love for exercising and her love for dancing in a fun and unique way. She has taught Zumba to many people and has helped them lose weight and keep it off. Alexa also enjoys outdoor activities such as obstacle races, outdoor and extreme sports, and hiking with her dog. She is always open to talking to people about their wants and desires when it comes to anything fitness related. Alexa's classes are fun, energetic, and a great workout for anyone to try!
Licensed Zumba Instructor (2013)
Things I Love: Working Out, Dancing, My Friends.
My Favourite Music: I love all music!
My Favourite Show: Game of Thrones, Big Bang Theory, Modern Family, Family Guy.
My Favourite Sport: Volleyball, horseback riding, soccer.
My Favourite Exercise: Zumba and anything core related.
My Favourite Food: Fruit, sushi, chocolate!
My Favourite Book: Ender's Game.
My Favourite Quote: "What we achieve inwardly will change outward reality." - Plutarch
About Jenn Boyle
Jenn completed a Bachelor of Science in Psychology at the University of Toronto. Her work career included various roles within the banking industry for 11 years and a role as Campaign Manager for United Way for 3 years. Jennifer has three kids (ages 12, 9 and 4) and after an extended work leave after her third child, decided she needed a new career direction. Jennifer got back into fitness in 2011 after joining a bootcamp lead by a Personal Trainer friend who then convinced her that she could teach classes for a living. Jenn considers completing her Fitness Instructor Specialist course her best career move ever. She looks forward to expanding her fitness industry skills and diversifying soon! Jenn particularly enjoys fast paced workouts and now wants to spread her love of fitness and health to others around her.
Fitness Instructor Specialist 2013 - Can-Fit-Pro
First Aid and CPR: Can-Fit-Pro, 2014
Things I Love: My Family, Friends, Reading, Laughing, Baking and DQ Blizzards (okay, I said it!!)
My Favourite Music:Radio Top 40, 80's, Rock….not too picky…anything I can sing, dance and workout to! Cha Cha Slide is great for family dance parties!
My Favourite Show: Ellen, Blue Bloods, Elementary, the Big C, Blacklist, Brain Games, the Voice.
My Favourite Sport:Love watching The Olympics, Hockey (to make husband happy!)
My Favourite Exercise: Bootcamp, Tabata, workouts with "toys", Running (usually just in the last km of a race though)
My Favourite Food: Sushi, Pasta, Steak, Roasted root veggies…not much I don't like!
My Favourite Book: I enjoy reading all kinds of books - anything from Harry Potter to Mitch Albom, the Twilight series (yes, I read them!) to current bestsellers.
My Favourite Quote:"If your dreams don't scare you, they're not big enough" Ellen Sirleaf.
About Sarah Cooley
Sarah is a Fitness and Health Promotion graduate who has a passion for all things fitness. Her love of fitness first started with competitive cheerleading, she has been involved in the sport for the past 13 years, spending 5 of those years as a coach and currently competing with Power Cheer Toronto. Sarah also has experience with many different populations including older adults; she previously worked as a Recreation Therapist in a long term care facility. Currently the Director of a Children's Fitness Center, Sarah takes pride in helping kids build confidence and encourages them to establish a healthy relationship with fitness from a very young age. Sarah looks forward to continuing to expand her involvement in the fitness industry!
Fitness and Health Promotion Diploma - Durham College (2010)
First Aid and CPR(2013)
Things I Love: A great workout, cheerleading, old-school video games
My Favourite Music:Country
My Favourite Show:Biggest Loser, Big Bang Theory
My Favourite Sport:Cheerleading
My Favourite Exercise:Squats with surge, one-legged deadlifts with a kettlebell, battle ropes
My Favourite Food:Pizza or Sushi
My Favourite Book:Anything by Nicholas Sparks
My Favourite Quote:""Don’t ask what the world needs. Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive." -Howard Thurman "