Due to recent developments in the province of Nova Scotia and based on the latest guidance and official announcements of Nova Scotia’s Premier Stephen McNeil, it is with heavy heart that canfitpro has made the necessary and difficult decision to cancel canfitpro East 2020. Learn More


Jonathan Ells

Jonathan Ells is an experienced Personal Trainer, Level 3 Fascial Stretch Specialist, and Fitness Educator from Halifax. As a 5-time GoodLife Fitness Top 500 associate and 2-time Regional Trainer of the Year, he became the first Level 5 Personal Trainer in Atlantic Canadian history in the fall of 2016. He runs educational workshops and courses for personal trainers with GoodLife. At 10 years into his career, his passion to help create change in people spans from functional training with respect to human gait, to athletic training, to body transformations and lifestyle coaching.
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Kareem El-Syed

Kareem El-Sayed is a Level 4 Personal Trainer and Assistant Fitness Manager with GoodLife Fitness. He is a Level 1 Fascial Stretch Therapist, ELEIKO Olympic Lifting Coach. Team Training Coach, certified Exercise Therapy Specialist, DTS Nutrition Coach and Lower Back Specialist and holds certifications with DTS (Hypertrophy) and Canada Fitness Kickboxing. He has received many awards and recognitions for his achievements as a Personal Trainer.

Laura Hawkins

Laura Hawkins is a passionate Fitness Professional with 10 years’ experience in the industry. Currently, Laura serves as a Talent Acquisition Specialist for GoodLife Fitness recruiting various roles across the company. She also spends time teaching Group Fitness classes where she looks to connect with and inspire other fitness enthusiasts. After being diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes at age 24 she made it her goal to control her disease through physical activity and wellness.

Arin Lindaue

Arin Lindauer, 2-time Best Selling Author has owned a Fitness Business with her husband for the last 12 years. She was an NPE client for 5 years and in the first 16 months they quadrupled their business. She is passionate about helping business owners thrive and is a mom of two children, Leo and Lyvia.

Stephanie Medford

Director of Training and Development for SoulBody Fitness in Canada, a PRO TRAINER with canfitpro and the founder and CEO of FitnessJunky.com. Stephanie has 27 years experience in the fitness industry. Early in her career, she brought her energy and passion to the stage as an Animator in the Bahamas, Toronto Argonauts Dance Team member, and went on to make a name for herself as a Studio Owner and GoodLife Award of Excellence recipient. Her enthusiasm, energy and passion for movement through music have inspired her clients to positive actions and changes in life. Through teacher trainings and education, Stephanie looks forward to sharing the benefits of Barre across the country!

Devin Sherrington

Devin Sherrington is the founder of 360fit, multi-award winning trainer and gym in Halifax, NS. Devin was also named #2 Best Trainer in Canada in 2015.
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Laura Spencer

Laura Spencer E-RYT500 is a dynamic and passionate yoga teacher, energy worker and master Reiki practitioner. Teaching almost seven years, with 1000 hours of trainings in various modalities, her intention is to inspire people to challenge the stories they tell themselves so they can awaken to their highest potential.

Anie Villeneuve

Anie is the Education Director, Product Specialist, Master Trainer at Matrix Canada. She’s responsible for business development and implementation of all Matrix fitness programming. Escape Fitness Master Trainer and TRX Senior Course Instructor. Anie specializes in functional, strength training and indoor cycling. Her 20 year multi-faceted background in the fitness industry coupled with her experience not only as a professional figure skater, but in training professional athletes (NHL) as well.

Joyce Wong

Joyce Wong - New York City based POUND ICON (Master Trainer) - At the end of 2011, it was love at first strike - Joyce was introduced to POUND, certified as a Pro, and has been rocking out in New York City and around the world ever since. Becoming an ICON in 2015, she’s been able to share her love of being a Fitness Rebel, connect in real life with passionate Pros from all over the globe, and encourage empowerment through POUND’s disruption of the fitness industry, changing minds before bodies one bandmate at a time. She can’t wait to make noise with you!