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Personal trainers at Champlain Heights Fitness Centre

Our personal trainers are certified professionals who bring their own specialties, areas of interest, and philosophies to fitness.

Contact us about personal training

Jody Gunderson

jody.gunderson@vancouver.ca

Browse the alphabetic list to find a personal trainer whose expertise matches your fitness goals.

 Not all Park Board trainers are listed here. If they are not available, the Park Board will try to match you with another trainer who meets your needs. If you want to work with a personal trainer at a facility that does not have trainers listed, contact the facility directly. 

Aref

Locations: Hillcrest, Champlain Heights, Marpole-OakridgeDunbar, Trout Lake, Kitsilano, West End

Specialty areas 

  • General fitness for all ages
  • Strength and weight training
  • Sport-specific training
  • Fat loss and weight management
  • Nutritional advice and counselling

Education and qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in kinesiology (UBCO)
  • Certified personal trainer (CSEP-CPT)
  • Standard first aid with CPR-C-AED
  • NCCP Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS)
  • BC SportsAid

Philosophy

"Going in one more round when you don't think you can – that's what makes all the difference in your life." - Rocky


Jenn

Locations: Hillcrest, Champlain Heights 

Specialty areas

  • Weight loss
  • Youth
  • Sports performance
  • Nutrition counselling

Education and qualifications

  • Certified personal trainer
  • Cycling instructor
  • Twist conditioning
  • TFW level 2
  • Youth Fit
  • TRX
  • Registered professional councellor

Interests

Swimming, triathlon, hiking, paddleboarding, skiiing...basically anything outside.

Philosophy

1% better every day.


Julie I.

Julie is a personal trainer at Champlain Heights and Trout Lake fitness centres

Locations: Creekside,  Champlain Heights, Mount PleasantTrout Lake

Specialty areas

  • Women 40+
  • Beginners
  • People with health and motivational challenges

Education and qualifications

  • Health and Fitness Certificate, SFU
  • BCRPA Certified Weight Trainer, Personal Trainer, and Third Age Instructor 
  • Sun Run InTraining Clinic Coordinator 
  • Learn to Run Instructor
  • Kinesis One Small Group Instructor

Interests

Running, hiking, rock climbing, strength training, mountain biking, cooking, and travelling.

Philosophy

Julie believes that enjoying life is important, and focuses on helping her clients find optimal wellness through a balance of healthy nutrition and physical activity.