Anita Findlay

Anita is a dynamic Group Fitness Instructor with over 10 years of experience, specializing in pilates, yoga, and older adult fitness. Anita works in preparation and rehabilitation for knee and hip replacements, as well as heart and stroke patients. She is a University of Ottawa graduate, mother of three and passionate advocate of an active…

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Brian Robitaille

Brian, currently a Program Coordinator at the Richcraft Recreation Complex-Kanata, has worked in Ottawa Parks and Rec. since 1984 in aquatics and fitness. He has been an indoor cycling instructor since 1997 (when there were only a few studios in the city), a personal trainer since 1994 (when muscles were just invented), and the Sham-Wow…

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Chris Fudge

With over a decade of practical experience in the fitness industry Chris brings a wide range of knowledge and a comprehensive understanding of the process of personal training, coaching and development of strength athletes. His experience in the sport of Powerlifting as an athlete, official and coach, Chris Fudge is seasoned member of the Powerlifting…

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Hari Ghuman

Hari Ghuman is a a health practitioner that believes that everyone single person has a very unique body and thus requires the extra attention and knowledge in order to fully understand their bodies. Prior to choosing this role in his life and his community, He completed a bachelor degree in Social Sciences and immediately pursued…

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Jaime Farfan

I’m originally from Cali, Colombia. Dancing has always been in my blood. I love all types of music, as I am a firm believer in anything that moves the soul in a positive way. I am very blessed to have served Zumba® Fitness LLC as a convention presenter and Education specialist for several years, licensing new Zumba®…

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Jesse Bruce

  Jesse, Co-Founder and Training Lead of ONE Academy,  is a Professional Fitness Trainer as well as an Elite Obstacle Course Racing Athlete.  He specializes in program design and exercise correction, and brings with him a fire to motivate and inspire, while bringing people together. His passion for fitness, motivation, and community come from a…

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Kevin Darby

Kevin is the founder and CEO of DTS Fitness Education and co-owner of Stretch to Win Canada. Kevin has been involved in structured physical conditioning programs for over 25 years. He was a multi-sport athlete and represented Canada internationally as a member of the Canadian Military Pentathlon Team. Kevin has had a long and successful…

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Kristy Kilcup

Kristy is a graduate from the University of Ottawa with an Honours Degree in Human Kinetics and a Bachelors of Education. Currently, Kristy pursues a part-time career as a group fitness instructor and Master Educator for Stages® Indoor Cycling. She holds certifications in Spinning® as a Star 3 instructor, an Advanced Matt Stott Pilates® Instructor,…

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Maggie Rafferty

Maggie is an educator, personal trainer and coach.  She is an accomplished powerlifter with multiple national records and gives back to the sport in her role as coach, referee and meet director.  Co-developer and instructor of DTS Powerlifting Fundamentals, Maggie takes pride in teaching and inspiring personal trainers and beginner lifters.  Her focused is on…

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Marc Lebert

Marc Lebert is the inventor of the Lebert Equalizer, the Lebert Buddy System and the Lebert Stretch Strap, used by Personal Trainers, fitness clubs, gyms, schools and sports centres all over the world. Marc has excelled at sports all his life but his passion for weight training began at college where he first stepped foot in the weight…

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Rick Boisvert

In 2005, at the age of 45, I was feeling “old”. Despite being physically active and maintaining what I thought was a reasonably good diet, I had gained weight, felt low on energy and was experiencing numerous physical pains and injuries. In 2006 I completely changed my approach to nutrition and training for fitness, health…

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Sarah Zahab

Sarah is a Registered Kinesiologist, Exercise Physiologist, Group Fitness Instructor and Trainer. She studied Human Kinetics at the University of Ottawa and graduated with honours with a minor in Biology. Sarah is a former international fitness competitor and was fortunate to represent Canada at the Ms Fitness World competition 4 times. She is the creator…

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Shelly MacDonald

Shelly has been a dedicated fitness professional for many years now as a Television Personnel, Group Fitness Director, International Presenter, and Phys Ed. teacher. She is most recognized for her involvement with TV’s “Caribbean Workout” series which just shot it’s 16th season in January 2009. She has appeared on the show for thirteen years and…

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Sonia Sharma

Sonia Sharma

Born in India, Sonia considers herself to be a lifelong student of Yoga. Sonia has been practicing yoga since she was very young, with her parents and grandparents being an inspiration to her. She has been in a continuous learning process since childhood, by attending ashrams, workshops and conferences, and finalizing her “official” training in…

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Teri Gentes

International Speaker, Educator, Lifestyle Coach, ‘Natural Foods Nutritionist/Researcher’, PT/Fitness Instructor and Author, Teri Gentes brings with her 30 plus years of experience in mindful everyday living and eating for everyday people, health advocates and athletes. Her personal and professional passion and honouring of whole-self health includes preparing and consuming nutrient dense, fabulous tasting ‘real’ foods…

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Todd Lavictoire

Todd is a yogi and the father of 3 wonderful kids. Todd spent most of his 20 and early 30’s collecting undergraduate degrees. Then, in 2000, he walked into his first yoga class. It intrigued him and provided a new challenge; the challenge of unfolding the tension he’d created in his body and mind through various…

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