Sue has a passion for helping others and has always been involved in working with people in some form of healing or body work. Sue is a retired paediatric nurse from the Toronto Hospital for Sick Children where she worked with countless patients and families offering holistic family centered care. Sue now enjoys working with people privately and in classes to meet their personal health and fitness goals. Participants in Sue’s class can expect a well rounded workout with focus on developing a sound mind-body connection, improving core strength and increasing range of motion and mobility of the spine and all joints. Whether you are injury free and looking to increase your fitness level, or have a chronic injury &/or mental health issue and need support and encouragement, Sue is there to assist you personally. Sue is “energetic and compassionate” and has a “talent for motivating participants with enthusiasm, support & encouragement.” Her approach to teaching is hands-on and modifications for each exercise are clearly communicated so that her classes are manageable for beginners and challenging for those who need a little push. Sue herself has been a fitness enthusiast for over 25 years.
"I can’t wait to work with you, helping towards meeting your individual goals and finding balance in your life!"
As a dancer and performer, Christina was naturally drawn to Zumba Fitness. Zumba is a fun, high-energetic and challenging way to keep moving, stay active and be healthy. Christina believes exercise should be fun, so her classes are structured that way; with fun, easy-to-follow dance moves set to a variety of international rhythms. Christina’s goal is to get you moving and leave class with a smile! Christina has been teaching Zumba since 2013. She believes that everybody can and should dance!
"Come shake it with me!”
Jessica’s healthy and active lifestyle began as a child. She trained as a gymnast in her early years and competed as a baton twirler throughout Canada and the USA for over 15 years. Jessica has over 14 years of experience working as a fitness instructor and 5 years as a personal trainer. She is a pre/postnatal fitness specialist, and she certainly knows how to make you sweat! Jessica has two children of her own and she knows how hard it can be to find time for YOU! Working out is all about having fun, finding what works for you and what makes you WANT to go to a class! That’s exactly how her program is structured… blasting the music, having fun, teaching exercises which can be amped up for the advanced or modified for the beginner, so that women of all levels can benefit. “Take everything one day at a time because that is how change and growth happen!”
Meagan is a teacher by nature. After spending years teaching French as a Second Language to high school students, she expanded her credentials to become a certified yoga teacher. She began to offer yoga classes alongside other mindfulness based practices for her students. She noticed how drastically these practices were positively impacting her students’ mood and motivation. She is also a mindfulness ambassador councilor for her school. Expanding beyond the academic institution, Meagan believes that everyone can benefit from regular yoga practice. Her aim in yoga class is to provide the practitioners with an hour to themselves, outside of the business of their schedules to indulge in the moment, explore their inner world, and reconnect with the breath. She also teaches Family Yoga which is designed to strengthen the bonds of both family and community through partner and communal poses. There is a great balance between increasing mindfulness and having fun!
Tia’s yoga journey started with an Energy Exchange program. It was intuitive and engaging; it introduced her to a beautiful community by supporting her local studio and becoming involved. In an Hour of Power, each class was encouraging through breath and vitality.
Following her gut, Tia joined the Yoga Teacher Training program in January of 2018.
Yoga has changed the way she takes care of herself. It has allowed her the space to grow, mentally and physically. Yoga is so much more than a physical practice— it gives people the opportunity to be vulnerable in their frame of mind. Attending yoga classes, and especially teaching, has opened her eyes to the strength and power in self-approval. This is available to you, as well.
Come and light your fire with her.