Certifications: B. Kin
Anna has a Bachelor of Kinesiology degree from the University of the Fraser Valley in Abbotsford, BC. She gained her extensive experience in health, fitness and training through 10 years as a competitive ballroom dancer and long-term training in taekwondo and gymnastics.
As a personal trainer, Anna likes to include functional exercises that can benefit real-life, everyday movements. She is committed to providing her clients with purposeful exercise selection, motivation and guidance to ensure they get the best workout possible and reach their goals.
Fun Fact: Anna was working towards her Bachelor of Business Administration degree when she decided to switch programs in order to pursue her passion for health and fitness.
Certifications: CPT-NEFPC | GT/FT
Anthony has a Bachelor of Business degree and graduated with Honours from the Dublin Institute of Technology. His passion for health and fitness later led him to study Personal Training with Image Fitness Training, where he received his certification as a Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor, and was awarded Student of the Year. Prior to moving to Vancouver, Anthony had been training clients professionally for three years.
As a Personal Trainer, Anthony is extremely passionate about helping people who lack confidence in the gym environment feel comfortable and confident in achieving their goals. Having gone through a similar fitness journey himself, his philosophy for training is improving not only the physical but also the mental aspects of health. His main goal when training clients is to ensure they feel good after each session.
Fun Fact: Anthony needs to trim his beard every two days because it grows so fast!
Certifications: CPT-BCRPA | B.PT | CMT | CanFitPro PTS
Juergen is a German trained physiotherapist, manual therapist, and sports instructor specializing in sports therapy. He is also a Nordic walking instructor.
Juergen takes a technical approach to personal training, drawing from his extensive background and training in physiotherapy, sports therapy and personal training. He has a special interest in rehabilitation training following illness or injury.
Fun Fact: Juergen is Body & Soul’s most senior employee, having spent more than 10 years faithfully helping our clients meet their health and fitness goals.
Certifications: CPT-ITEC | GT-NCEF | FP
Karl has a certificate in Sports and Leisure Management (1st class honours), is a certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness Instructor, and is a certified Human Foundations Practitioner. His 10 years experience in the fitness industry includes playing soccer for Orange Coast College in Costa Mesa, California and coordinating Wembley Downs Soccer Club’s preseason fitness regime in Perth, Australia.
Karl has experience working with both athletes and clients recovering from injuries. He previously specialized in kettlebell-based workouts, TRX-based workouts, and the Reebok Martial Arts program. He is extremely passionate about helping each client achieve their personal goals and is committed to providing an uplifting and highly motivating atmosphere to ensure maximum results while still having fun!
Fun Fact: Although Karl is originally from Ireland, he loves to travel and has lived in Australia, the United States, and now Canada.
Certifications: B. PT
Kiran worked as a physiotherapist for four years in India before recently moving to Canada. Through manual therapy and physical exercise, she has helped improve pain levels and function for individuals suffering from a variety of orthopedic and neurological conditions, including knee (ACL, meniscus) and shoulder injuries.
Kiran likes to take a functional approach to training, incorporating her knowledge of physiotherapy techniques and her experience with rehabilitation. She has a strong interest in working with clients recovering from injuries as well as those looking to lose weight through high intensity circuit training.
Fun Fact: Kiran loves to travel and explore new cities, especially ones with a nice beach!
Certifications: CPT, OSTEOFIT, GF-BCRPA | PPFS
Dip.SS | MENOfit
Michelle has a diploma in Sport Science from Douglas College, is a BCRPA certified Personal Trainer and registered Osteofit Trainer, a certified Pre and Postnatal Fitness Specialist, Menofitness certified and has been a BCRPA certified Group Fitness Instructor since 2001. She has played competitive tennis, volleyball, and softball.
Michelle’s goal is to make exercise fun by sharing her love for fitness one smile and one drop of sweat at a time. She is attentive and prides herself on listening to each client’s specific needs and goals, and working to take them to the next level in their fitness.
Fun Fact: When her hair is in a ponytail, the colour of Michelle’s hair elastic will match at least one thing she’s wearing… maybe even her shoes!
Certifications: CPT-BCRPA | CPT-ACE
Scott has a diploma in Exercise Leadership from Hilltop Academy, a degree in Business Administration from Douglas College and is a BCRPA and ACE certified Personal Trainer. He is also certified as an Older Adult Specialist with BCRPA. Scott’s athletic experience includes participating in various sports, most notably soccer (national champion player) and lacrosse (Junior A Lacrosse League).
Scott’s clients can expect a personal approach to their training sessions, which will typically include various functional movements done at the highest possible intensity suitable to their goals and abilities.
Fun Fact: Scott recently taught himself how to swim and hopes to compete in a triathlon sometime in the future.