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Personal Training

Personal Training

Our Trainers Assess, Design And Train

Our educated trainers will assess your current fitness level, design a personalized program and provide coaching as you train to get results.

For any external personal trainer enquiries, please contact

Our trainers are knowledgeable in the following areas:


General fitness & well being

Sport-specific training

Weight loss/gain

Functional training

Nutritional support

Reaching Your Fitness Goals

With more than 20 qualified and knowledgeable trainers on the team, you're sure to find the right fit! Check out the trainers' bios and select your top choice.  

To better meet your needs, please confirm your health status and let us know your training goals using our consultation form. If you are pregnant, please also complete the ParMed-X for Pregnancy form. 

We'll contact you to discuss your needs and goals. We can also help you select a trainer. 

Your trainer will contact you to book your sessions and set up your training program. 

Please pay for your session(s) at Member Services before your training session.

Enjoy your training session. You're on your way to reaching your health and fitness goals!



A one-time only introduction package for members new to personal training! Reach your fitness goals with our knowledgeable trainers so you can feel more confident and comfortable.

Session 1: Assessment

Session 2: Learn Program

Session 3: Review Program

Trainer options are based on availability: Brano, Jenna, Josh, Leila, and Sam. Purchase at Member Services and fill out the consultation form

Terms and conditions apply.

Meet our Trainers

Alesya Bogaevskaya, Ph.D. (she/her)

Alesya Bogaevskaya, Ph.D., is an ACE-certified personal trainer and group fitness instructor, Can-Fit-Pro member and a Registered Yoga Teacher. Alesya started her fitness career in Russia as an aerobics instructor and ballroom dance teacher while working in academia. Later, during her doctoral
Areas of Expertise
  • Functional fitness for sport and recreation
  • Strength training and weight management/fat loss
  • Body Composition Analysis (Muscle/Fat %, Basic Metabolic Rate) 
  • Sculpting and toning
  • ACE Therapeutic Exercise Specialist: exercise programs to improve the health of adults with cardiovascular disease...
Amanda Rnic

Amanda Rnic, Physiotherapist, MScPT, BSc, CGIMS, CAFCI (she/her)

Amanda completed her Master of Science in Physiotherapy from the University of Toronto in 2010 and has since completed extensive post-graduate training in needling techniques (IMS and Acupuncture) and Manual Therapy. She also has additional training in Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy, concussion and
Areas of Expertise
  • Sports injury management
  • Repetitive overuse conditions
  • Pre- and post-natal conditions (for Pelvic Floor Physiotherapy appointments, please visit Amanda at
  • Arthritis management
  • Neuropathic dysfunction management
  • Concussion, vestibular and dizziness issues

Brano Zadubenec, BSc. DOMP, CPT (he/him)

Brano is passionate about helping people improve their quality of life using a holistic approach. He believes a positive impact can be made through education on the importance of active, healthy lifestyles. He obtained a bachelor's degree of Sport Science in Slovakia, and moved to Canada to further
Areas of Expertise
  • NeuroKinetic therapy (compensatory movement pattern, motor control center cerebellum, muscle dysfunction)
  • Osteopathy (flexibility, myofascial release, MET technique, joint manipulation, soft tissue release, strain-counter strain technique etc.)
  • Muscle imbalances assessment
  • Manual muscle testing...
Cameron Hunt

Cameron Hunt, BHK (he/him)

Cameron loves being a kinesiologist, and has been a practicing member of the British Columbian Association of Kinesiologist's since 2007. What makes Cameron unique is his ability to offer a multimodal approach to physical activity. He combines his expertise as a strength training coach, with his
Areas of Expertise
  • Strength and fitness coaching
  • Active Rehabilitation and Injury Management
  • Fitness program design for wellness and durability
  • Myofascial Stretching, Shiatsu and Fingerprint Acupressure
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation - Fitness benchmark testing

Carl Ljungberg (he/him)

As a trainer with over 25 years experience, Carl understands the importance of physical and mental health. With many long-term clients, he has completed over 30,000 personal training sessions. He has worked with young people, older retirees, athletes, people new to exercise and people with
Areas of Expertise
  • Small group training
  • Strength endurance
  • Program design
  • Full body health
Catherine King personal trainer

Catherine King, BHK, MSc., CSCS*D (she/her)

Catherine has worked in the fitness industry since 2003. She is a practicing Kinesiologist, as well as being double certified with the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, and a Certified Personal Trainer with distinction. She has a
Areas of Expertise
  • Behavior change
  • Body Composition (fat loss and/or muscle gain)
  • Fall prevention
  • Nutrition coaching
  • Performance
  • Pre- and post-natal
  • Pre- and post-joint replacement
  • Rehabilitation
  • Strength & Conditioning
Ivy Dexter

Ivy Dexter (she/her)

Ivy Dexter's mission is to help bring balance and strength to your life! Ivy's passion in dance and movement led her to become a BCRPA-certified personal trainer in 2002. Over the years she has taught group fitness, studied yoga in India, and received extensive training in Pilates to better meet her
Areas of Expertise
  • Pilates Reformer
  • Core stability training (Pilates, ball and bosu)
  • Yoga/stretching programs
  • Weight loss programs
  • Strength programs
  • “Learn To Run” programs
Jenna Sbrocca

Jenna Sbrocca, BHK (she/her)

Jenna has her Bachelor of Human Kinetics degree and works as a Practicing Kinesiologist. She helps clients recovering from injuries restore their strength, range of motion, and overall function. Jenna also enjoys working with older clientele to help them maintain mobility and muscle mass through the
Areas of Expertise
  • Specializing in active rehabilitation and injury recovery
  • Strengthening and flexibility programs
  • Focusing on joint alignment and proper body mechanics
  • Providing education on various health topics
  • Improving your yoga practice with modifications for all levels
  • Dynamic workouts involving cardio...
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Jennica Fulton (she/her)

Jennica embraces a holistic approach to health and fitness, which is why she proudly identifies herself as a 'health coach.' With certifications in nutrition and yoga, along with a deep passion for weight lifting and fostering long-term strength and mobility, she is a well-rounded fitness
Areas of Expertise
  • Introduction to gym and fitness
  • Body-positive coaching
  • Longevity/functional training
  • Hypertrophy training
Jody Sandler

Jody Sandler

Jody has 40+ years of experience helping individuals optimize their fitness goals. Currently, Jody is working with older adults to build strength, increase flexibility and improve their balance.
Areas of Expertise
  • Specifically Designed Exercise Programs
  • Correcting Exercise Form​​​​​
Josh Clark

Josh Clark (he/him)

Working with a variety of clients for 15 years as a Personal Trainer has reinforced to Josh how important an upright, athletic posture, core supported movement and correct breathing techniques are to a longer, better quality of life. He applies these principles with your fitness goals in mind
Areas of Expertise
  • Posture correction
  • Balance and stability improvements
  • Core strengthening
  • Working with Older Age groups
Leila Mazhari

Leila Mazhari (she/her)

Leila is an ACE (American Council on Exercise) certified Personal Trainer and Health Coach. Passionate about movement, Leila will help you move better in the sports you play, get stronger on your fitness journey or just move more efficiently in your daily life. Educated in rehabilitation and injury
Areas of Expertise
  • Weight management
  • Functional training
  • Rehabilitation and injury prevention
  • Strength training and conditioning 
Mieko Tanaka

Mieko Tanaka (she/her)

Mieko has been teaching Pilates and yoga since 2011; having completed training in mat, reformer and apparatus through Balanced Body and PhysicalMind Institute Pilates Training. She loves helping people find strength, energy, balance and peace through mindful movements and breath, which will allow
Areas of Expertise
  • Pilates mat, reformer and apparatus
Pedram Enghiad

Pedram Enghiad (he/him)

Pedram is a BCRPA certified Personal Trainer, a certified Clinical Exercise and Post Injury Rehabilitation Specialist, and a certified Nutrition Advisor with more than eight years of experience in the fitness industry. As an active fitness competitor, Pedram is passionate about fitness and the well
Areas of Expertise
  • Body transformation (weight loss/muscle gain)
  • Post-injury rehab
  • Diet, nutrition, supplementation and meal planning
Sam Karimi (he/him)

Sam Karimi (he/him)

Meet Sam, an accomplished athlete and NASM-certified personal trainer dedicated to transforming lives through fitness. With a rich athletic background spanning over 15 years across diverse sports, Sam brings a wealth of experience and a profound understanding of physical conditioning to his role
Areas of Expertise
  • Building Muscle
  • Functional Training
  • Weight-Loss
  • Nutrition
  • Goal Setting
  • Sport Specific Programs
  • Active Rehab/Injury Prevention
Sydney Lyons Personal Trainer

Sydney Lyons, B.Kin (she/her)

Sydney Lyons is a practicing Kinesiologist with BCAK since 2020, and she is motivated to help the community stay active and strong! She has experience with various individuals that range in fitness levels and injuries. Sydney creates personalized fitness and/or active rehabilitation programs to best
Areas of Expertise
  • Strength & Conditioning 
  • Injury Recovery & Active Rehabilitation
  • Fall Prevention
  • Proactive Ergonomic and Health Guidance
  • Performance Coaching (weightlifting, powerlifting, other sport-specific)
Victoria Falcicchio

Victoria Falcicchio, BSc.HKin (she/her)

Victoria has over 10 years of personal training experience and is a practicing member of the British Columbian Association of Kinesiologists. With her undergrad in Kinesiology as well as Gerontology, she has leveraged a deeper understanding of the aging human body and how to keep it running like a
Areas of Expertise
  • Posture
  • Functional training
  • Rehabilitation / Recovery from injury
  • Injury prevention
  • Kinesiology services to those insured by ICBC
  • Deep tissue release
Vivian Kan (Pilates Reformer Teacher-in-Training) (she/her)

Vivian Kan (Pilates Reformer Teacher-in-Training) (she/her)

After years of playing team sports, running half marathons, weight training at the gym and practicing yoga, Vivian found Pilates in 2018 and quickly fell in love with the mindfulness of the movement. She completed her Pilates Mat certification at Body Harmonics in Toronto, Ontario. She also
Areas of Expertise
  • Pilates Reformer
  • Pilates Mat
  • Intentional Movement
  • Nutrition
Pilates instructor Zoria Jovic

Zorica Jovic (she/her)

Zorica's approach of teaching Pilates is to simply bring out the best in your body with accurate results! By using the Pilates Method's fundamental six principles (breath/centering/concentration/control/flow/precision) and exercises integrated with one another, results consist of strength, grace
Areas of Expertise
  • Working with Osteoporosis and Mature Population

  • Restorative / Conditioning Exercises for men and athletes

  • Fascial Stretch Exercise for functional movement​​​​​

  • Pre and Post surgery strengthening