Personal Trainers

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Tony Lam 

His Philosophy:  "It’s not easy, but it’s worth it!"

Credentials:

  • ACE Certified Personal Trainer (American Council on Exercise)
  • Standard First Aid and CPR Level A and C AED Training

Interests and Sports:

  • Loves fitness and resistance training
  • Travel
  • Inspiring others by means of health and fitness to build confidence and self esteem
  • Living a healthy lifestyle and leading by example

 

 


Brano Zadubenec

His Philosophy: "Your body and your mind are your strongest tools." 

Credentials

  • Registered personal trainer (BCRPA)
  • Bachelor degree of sport science
  • UEFA B Coaching Certificate ‐ Coaching Level 2
  • Certified exercise physiologist (CSEP-CEP)  

Interests and Sports

  • Instructing Group Fitness classes
  • Adventurous and exhilarating activities such as sky-diving
  • Developing craft as a Personal Trainer and teaching skills
  • Walking the talk of living a healthy lifestyle

Aras Sayyaf

Robert Lee YMCA personal trainer

His Philosophy: "Work for free or full price; never for cheap."  

Credentials

  • America Council of Exercise (ACE)

Interests and Sports

  • Kickboxing 
  • Water polo
  • Squash
  • Futsal 

 

 

 


Bryan Coletti

His Philosophy: “Quality is not an act, it is a habit.” ~ Aristotle

Credentials

  • BCRPA Certified Personal Trainer
  • Third Age Certified

Interests and Sports

  • Concerts and Music
  • Family
  • Being around likeminded others - honest, caring and positive 

 

 

 


Dan Vaida 

His Philosophy: "Goals are achieved through hard work everyday" 

Credentials

  • Certified Personal Trainer (BCRPA)
  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology

Interests and Sports

  • Soccer
  • Weight training for personal gain and PT clients gain
  • Balancing a healthy lifestyle while still enjoying life
  • Acting

 


Aziza Abdul Qader

Her philosophy “Give a man a fish and he'll eat for a day, teach a man to fish and he’ll eat for a lifetime.”

Credentials

  • Ace Certified Personal Trainer- American Council on Exercise 
  • YMCA Group Fitness Instructor
  • Current Kinesiology Student

Interests and Sports

  • Being a great personal fitness coach!
  • Competitive and recreational volleyball
  • Natural bikini competitor and strength training
  • Musician

Spencer Johnson

His Philosophy: “Success is a process, and there’s no elevator—you gotta take the stairs”

Credentials

  • Certified Personal Trainer, American Council on Exercise

Interests and Sports

  • Hiking and skydiving
  • Empowering others to thrive by means of living a healthy lifestyle
  • Teaching awesome Bootcamp classes
  • Horror movies

 

 


Salemah Shidian

Her Philosophy: "Health is a harmonious state between the emotional, physical, and mental well-being of an individual. As a result, every individual should strive for a balanced connection between their body, mind, and soul. Your body will only go where your mind takes it." 

Credentials:

  • Associates Degree in Human Kinetics with Honours - Physical Education
  • Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP) Certified Personal Trainer 
  • Inner Fit Certified Indoor Spin Instructor

Interests and Sports:

  • Health and fitness
  • Travel and exploration
  • Building positive, happy and healthy relationships and being amongst likeminded

Leila Mazhari

Her Philosophy: "Don't count the days, make the days count"-- Muhammad Ali

Credentials:

  • American Council on Exercise (ACE) Certified Personal Trainer

Interests and Sports:

  • Running
  • Biking
  •  Hiking
  •  Kickboxing
  • TRX resistance training and Functional training
  • Expanding my knowledge and education as a trainer

Zack MacDermott

His Philosophy: "No dress rehearsal, this is our life" Gordon Downie & My Grandpa

Credentials: 

  • ISSA Certified Fitness Coach - International Sports Sciences Association

Interests:

  • My Family & Tribe 
  • Studying health & fitness ideas, philosophies and information
  • High-intensity interval training
  • Yoga, calisthenics and kettlebell training
  • Goal oriented fitness coaching
  • Reading good books and the movies

Andrew Guerra

His Philosophy:  "There is nothing noble about being superior to your fellow human being. Nobility is being superior to your former self"  - Ernest Hemingway." 

Credentials: 

  • Canadian Fitness Education Systems Ltd. (CFES) - Certified Personal Trainer
  • CFES- Certified Weight Training Instructor

Interests:

  • Movies, Marvel/DC Comics, Dancing, and Music
  • Volunteering for the community, LGBTQ and non-profit organizations
  • Health and fitness, continuing education and staying current
  • Weight training, and a variety of group fitness classes
  • Swimming, Hiking, and Dragonboat Paddling

Adam Skaloud

His Philosophy:  “Exercise is a celebration of what your body can do!”

Credentials: 

  • Certified Personal Trainer (Ronnie Fitness Academy)
  • Enter the Kettlebell
  • Standard First Aid and CPR Level A and C AED Training

Interests:

  • Field Hockey
  • Writing movie reviews
  • Trying new sports
  • Self Education