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Personal trainers at West End Fitness Centre

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

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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.

Antun

Location: Dunbar, Kitsilano, Hillcrest, Trout Lake, West End, Mount Pleasant, Creekside, Strathcona  

Specialty areas

  • General fitness
  • Lifestyle change
  • Strength training

Education and certification

  • Bachelor's degree in kinesiology (UBCO)
  • Certified Personal Trainer (CSEP-CPT)
  • Standard aid CPR-C AED

Interests

Rugby, skiing, hiking, biking, and swimming


Igor

Igor is a personal trainer at Hillcrest, West End and Mount Pleasant fitness centres

Locations: HillcrestWest End

Igor has been training since December 2009.

Specialty areas

  • Strength Training
  • Fat loss
  • Nutrition
  • Trigger point therapy (for releasing muscle aches)

Education and qualifications

  • Diploma, Human Kinetics (Langara College)
  • BCRPA Certified Personal Trainer
  • Training with weights since 1999 

Interests

Kettlebells, Olympic lifts, sprinting, hiking

Philosophy

If it doesn’t challenge you, it doesn’t change you.


Sead

Sead is a personal trainer at Creekside, Kitsilano, Mount Pleasant, and Vancouver Aquatic Centre

Locations: Creekside, Kitsilano, Mount PleasantTrout Lake, Vancouver Aquatic Centre, West End

Sead started training in Europe in 1998, and has been training in Canada since 2003.

Specialty areas

  • Strength conditioning
  • Power training
  • Weight loss
  • Rehabilitation

Education and qualifications

  • Bachelor of Physical Education (University of Sarajevo)
  • BCRPA Weight Training Instructor
  • BCRPA Personal Trainer
  • Emergency First Aid and CPR

Interests

Martial arts (Brazilian Ju Jitsu), soccer, volleyball.

Philosophy

Eat well. Live a healthy and balanced lifestyle with the outcome of feeling great. 


Viviane

Location: West End

Viviane has been training for over 10 years with an extensive background that includes posture alignment and exercise therapy, sports balance and strength, and osteoporosis. 

Specialty areas

  • Injury rehabilitation
  • General fitness
  • Older adults
  • Pre/post natal fitness

Education and qualifications 

  • Certified Personal Trainer (BCRPA)
  • Certified Group Fitness Instructor (BCRPA)
  • Osteofit  and special populations
  • Older adult
  • Post injury rehabilitation and exercise therapy 
  • Indoor cycling
  • Pre-natal and post-partum fitness
  • Emergency First Aid and CPR

Interests

Cycling, hiking, walking with her dogs, learning new skills, and teaching fitness classes.

Philosophy

You only have one body and it is the best investment you can ever make. Health is a priority and not a commodity.