Personal Training

 
Regardless of your fitness level or goal, we have a team of highly educated and experienced personal trainers who will motivate and challenge you through a wide array of training sessions, group classes or private lessons.

 

Services


 

  • Registered kinesiology

  • Nutrition counselling

  • Olympic lifting coaching

  • Fascial stretch therapy

  • Titleist golf performance-strength coaching

  • Kettlebell coaching

  • Corrective movement therapy and mobility training

  • Joint replacement rehabilitation programs

  • Healthy aging programs

  • Z health practitioners

Rates



Personal training rates:
$76.50   60 min

Partner training (2pp):
$56.00/per person 60 min

Registered kinesiologist/Chek trainer rates:
$90.00   60 min

Fascial stretch therapy rates:
$90.00   60 min

Full health & fitness appraisal:  
$100.00  60min

Sport specific fitness assessment:
$100.00  60min


Meet the Personal Training Team



We are pleased to introduce the most complete Personal Training team in the area. Many of our trainers have more than 10 years of industry experience and they look forward to training you. Click on the names below to learn more about our team.
 

OUR TRAINERS



ROBERT GIBB

BKIN, CSEP - CEP    

Years of Experience: 25

Expertise: Certified Exercise Physiologist, active rehab, RKC kettlebell instructor,
and USA Olympic Lifting Coach.

Philosophy: Health and wellness is a daily journey and must be worked on continuously. I believe by educating my clients and giving them the necessary tools, they will be better equipped for achieving their specific goals.
 

JOAN SANTOPINTO

BPE CHEK & Z Health Trainer    

Years of Experience: 26

Expertise: Corrective & neural exercise, movement for living, weight management, yoga certified, and holistic lifestyle coach.

Philosophy: Being over 65 and studying a brain-based, complex view of the human body recently has shifted my training. My aim is to helping people improve their health, alleviate pain and maximize athletic performance through a more neuro lens.

BRAD ARNESON

RMT, ACE    

Years of Experience: 25

Expertise: Post rehabilitation and general fitness

Philosophy: I believe in the power of movement through improved posture, strength, flexibility, balance, and functional movements. 

BARB LINKLETTER

CHEK LVL 2    

Years of Experience: 20

Expertise: Z Health Practitioner, Titleist Performance, and injury rehabilitation

Philosophy: I believe in consistency of exercise over time. A little bit everyday goes a long way to living a healthy, pain-free life. Focus on posture, balance, flexibility, strength, core function as well as cardiovascular health. And remember to laugh lots, get plenty of sleep, do something you love daily, and drink water. 

MIKE CUNNINGHAM

ACE    

Years of Experience: 20

Expertise: Athletic performance enhancement and strength conditioning.

Philosophy: I enjoy taking the fitness of my clients to the next level in a fun, safe, and challenging manner. Achieving their goals and creating new ones along the way. Not only do I want my clients to know what to do, but why they are doing it. 

MONIQUE MAHARAJ

BKIN, CSEP CPT   

Years of Experience: 12

Expertise: Active aging, pre/post-natal, Yoga FMS 2, and FRC

Philosophy: I have always been curious about movement and the human body. A good exercise program can heal injuries, strengthen, and increase energy levels. Training should be fun and sweaty but most importantly, leave you feeling great.

ASHLEE GOLDING

ACE    

Years of Experience: 12

Expertise: Bowen Therapist, Zumba instructor, and Third Age Fitness

Philosophy: I’ve learned to take a holistic approach to health & wellness, and I believe with the right tools, a positive attitude, professional training and hard work anyone can achieve their goals. Whether it’s to stay healthy, lose weight, build strength, or prevent injuries.

JEROME BERTRAND

ACE, Fascial Stretch Therapist (FST)   

Years of Experience: 18

Expertise: Fascial stretch therapist, movement practitioner, and athlete coach

Philosophy: My ultimate goal is to help you learn about your body, help you move better and achieve interoception.

NATHALIE BABIS

GBC - Health and Fitness Diploma, CANFit Pro   

Years of Experience: 5

Expertise: Injury rehab and injury prevention, FMS, fit pregnancy, Barre
instructor, and a Schwinn instructor

Philosophy: Exercise for movement instead of moving to exercise. Functional exercises that help my clients find longevity in the quality of their movement.

RICHARD ALM

ACE, Z-Health Practitioner, Fascial Stretch Therapist (FST)  

Years of Experience: 20

Expertise: Movement rehabilitation, visual and vestibular (balance) reintegration, and coaching healthy athletic babits

Philosophy: I believe that all humans need to be able to do 5 things well; move, see, balance, breathe, and digest. Everything else can be easy after that.

LARA HABASHY

BKIN, CSCS - Registered Kinesiologist    

Years of Experience:  2

Expertise:  Sport Performance coaching, Olympic lifting, active rehab, and
soft tissue release

Philosophy: I believe in an evidence-based approach to achieving optimal performance. I believe anyone can learn to move well, in the pursuit of an active healthy lifestyle. 

DANIELA TEMPESTA

B. App Sc., ACE, BCRPA TFL

Years of Experience: 10

Expertise: General fitness, yoga, spin, youth, and dance

Philosophy: Setting a solid foundation is vital to future gains and start internally
(in the mind). We work in, while we workout to encourage behaviour change through positive self talk that manifests as outside transformation. 

RACHEL SANCHEZ

BCRPA, FST-2, ASCA    

Years of Experience: 25

Expertise: Older adults, running endurance training, Fascial Stretch Therapy, and lifestyle management

Philosophy: I believe that regular physical fitness is a crucial component of overall wellness and quality of life. As a trainer and stretch therapist, I strive to motivate and support my clients to reach their full potential both in the gym and out.

NEBOJSA MILJKOVIC

MPEd, Strength & Conditioning Specialist 

Years of Experience: 20

Expertise: Professional Level Certified Ski Coach, Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, NCCP Olympic Weightlifting Coach, Speed Agility Quickness Coach

Philosophy: “Mens Sana in Corpore Sano: - “a healthy mind in a healthy body”. A healthy mind and healthy body connection is the key to a much happier life, so exercising intelligently is essential to keeping fit physically as well as mentally. Hard work will lead to results.

NAOMI CANALES

BCRPA Registered Fitness Leader  

Years of Experience: 17

Expertise: Strength and sport specific training, core integration and stabilization, flexibility, and mobility training

Philosophy: It is my belief that health and happiness go hand in hand. Regular exercise changes lives for the better. It grants you the freedom and confidence to pursue the activities that you love in life. Through exercise, mind, body and spirit are elevated so you have the ability to reach your goals and attain your very best.

WES BERTSCH

Registered Kinesiologist, Dip. Exercise Science, Strength & Conditioning Coach, Certified Movement & Performance Therapy Specialist, and Tennis Canada Club Professional 

Years of Experience: 3 years

Expertise: Rehab (sports injuries, corrective/postural exercises), strength training, speed and power training, footwork and agility training, and mobility training.

Philosophy: Wes’s approach to client’s training is backed by science and entirely customized based on the individual. His experience as a professional athlete and coach combined with an in-depth understanding of human movement gives him a unique skill set to help individuals reach their goals.

JESSICA CHUNG, BKIN


Years of Experience: 5

Expertise: Corrective Exercise, Injury Prevention, Active Rehabilitation, Sport Specific Training, Agility Training, Functional Movement Patterns

Philosophy: Believes in functional movement training to get you into a pain-free lifestyle. With active participation, she aims to teach her clients about their own body  awareness and abilities to help reach their goals.

NAJIB ABDUL QADER, ACE Kin Student


Years of Experience: 3

Expertise:  Hypertrophy, Strength, Exercise Correction, Boxing and Martial Arts 

Philosophy: To develop and focus on proper form with increase in range of motion to unlock new abilities and strength. This can lead to breakthroughs and continue the addition of one’s physical awareness. These abilities then reflect the hard work, time and dedication that is put in. 

Client Testimonial

“My trainer has such an amazing understanding of the body and how to perform exercises that are safe, efficient, and perfectly suited to my needs.”

Inquiries

For Personal Training inquiries & to book a trainer from our team of experts, please contact Manager of the Fitness Centre, Wellness Department, and Personal Training, Robert Gibb at 604.269.8825 or email rgibb@arbutusclub.com.