Cari Gangaram is a Certified Fitness Instructor with a passion for ensuring fitness for every body size and fitness level. Cari is in recovery from a lifetime of disordered eating and is passionate about spreading the message of Health at Every Size (HAES). She teaches full-time virtual group fitness classes that include Strength, HIIT, Bootcamp, Cardio Kickboxing and Low Impact. As someone who found fitness late in life, fights daily battles with diet culture while raising her teenagers, Cari’s mission of fitness for mental health and positive body image has become the driving force in how she leads her classes and lives her life.
Larry Diamond discovered low carb Paleo and intermittent fasting to successfully regain his health in 2013. He lost 120lbs, reversed all five markers of metabolic syndrome, sleep apnea, and severe IBS. He helped his wife lose 70lbs and reverse a number of health issues. Sharing effective lifestyle healing with others has become his life’s passion. He is a coach and researcher at TheFastingMethod, Megan Ramos and Dr. Jason Fung’s online platform, to share their fasting and lifestyle healing knowledge with the world in a supportive community.
Dr. D is a 25-year fitness educator veteran who has held leadership positions in public schools, non-profit organizations, numerous fitness facilities and most recently established her brand, Iron Philosophy Training, as an entrepreneurial endeavor. She spends her days ebbing and flowing among conducting and writing research, enjoying outdoor activities, cooking, dancing and spending time editing music with her son, who is a visual and performing artist, known as Gamma Centauri. She currently serves as a Trainer and Presenter for LMUS and International Presenter for LMI.
Eugene is the Chief Executive Officer of StickFit®️ International.Eugene joined StickFit®️ International's Board of Directors in 2019 to spearhead the strategic development and international expansion strategy with company founder Andy Elliott and Chief Visionary Officer Linda Shelton.Eugene and the StickFit®️ team selected CanFitPro, and the Canadian fitness market, as the best-fit international fitness ecosystem to launch and unlock the true intrinsic value of the uniquely designed evidence-based StickFit®️ program created for fitness professionals, fitness centres and consumers.
Laureen is an integral member of a dynamic team responsible for the global development and implementation of training and certification programs. Her spirited approach to teaching has made Laureen a vibrant international presenter, trainer and examiner. An NSCA certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist and a Pink Ribbon certified instructor, she began teaching Pilates in 1995, and is now a Merrithew™ Master Instructor Trainer specializing in STOTT PILATES®, ZEN•GA®, Total Barre®, Halo® Training and Merrithew Fascial Movement. Laureen is a featured performer and associate producer of many Merrithew DVDs, the associate editor of numerous teaching manuals and author of articles in several industry publications.
Carol is a Merrithew™ Lead Instructor Trainer specializing in all branded programming, including: STOTT PILATES®, Total Barre®, ZEN•GA®, Halo® Training, CORE™ and Merrithew Fascial Movement. She is also part of the ZEN•GA and CORE programming teams. She has been an Instructor Trainer since 2003, and is based out of New England’s Northeast Pilates Education Center. Carol is currently on the faculty of the Dance Department at Endicott College, where she teaches a “Mind, Body and Awareness” course. She is certified and has trained in several other fitness brands, including a 200 HR (RYT) Yoga Certification, Personal Training, TRX and TRX Rip-Trainer, Zumba, SPINNING and Indo-Row.
Andy Elliott is the Founder of StickFit®️, an internationally renowned Hall of Fame, Filipino Martial Arts Grandmaster and Combat Instructor having taught in over 30 countries. He is a mentor and educator to specialists.His academic qualifications include Diplomas of Sports Coaching and Sports Development, Certification in Applied Neuroscience & Brain Health and NLP.A lifetime of sports, fitness and martial arts, Andy’s association with gyms started in 1976, where he first commenced his instructor career in the early 1980’s.Andy’s global vision is to introduce the enormous cognitive values of the Filipino sticks, witnessed over his decades of teaching.
Chantelle Erickson (PTS) is a charismatic spin instructor at Kinetic Indoor Cycle & Fitness in Lethbridge, AB. Known for her high energy and inspiring rides she creates an inclusive culture in her classes--balancing a room full of rookies and advanced cyclists alike. Her background in run coaching, pre/postnatal fitness and working with injured clients makes her spin classes highly accessible to a variety of bodies.
Bridget Fauteux is a Registered Nutritional Therapist and has been working in the fitness community for over a decade. She specializes in the psychology of eating and now uses her skills in nutritional counselling to elevate trainers' skillsets in two main areas: preventing disordered eating and overcoming barriers to their clients' success such as yo-yo dieting, binge eating and emotional eating.
Len Fridman is a fitness business expert and successful entrepreneur. Len is the CEO and Co-Founder of WellnessLiving. In 2009 he started a local boot-camp that soon grew into multiple locations across the country. He created the MetaBody Yoga and Fitness Pass, with over 60,000 active clients. Len saw a need in the market for reliable, cost-effective business management software. And so along with his childhood friend Sasha Davids, the two created WellnessLiving, to help bootstrap business owners, just like them.
Chris Fudge is a results-based personal trainer and strength and conditioning coach who believes that success leaves clues. With over fifteen years and 20,000 one on one training hours in the industry his pattern recognition skills has led his clients to extraordinary results. He has been recognized as a contributor to the industry speaking at conferences, teaching courses and winning multiple awards for personal training. Chris is an active member of the Powerlifting community as a national referee, meet director, coach and team Canada lifter. His newest passion is sharing his experiences and education on his Project Fitness Podcast which allows him to reach people all over the world.
Paul’s approach to health and wellness goes beyond the physical, and is grounded in spirit. With 15 years experience in the health and wellness industry and over 20 years studying metaphysics, he blends modern sciences with ancient practices to help his students, patients and clients optimize their physical, mental, emotional, and spiritual health. Spending time with Paul feels like being wrapped in a warm hug. His soul calling is to spread joy and serve others on their journey to self-love and embracing their greatness.