Kahn, Annika
business-leadership

Annika Kahn

Annika Kahn is the founder of Jungshin Fitness. She is a lifelong athlete and a 4-time world grand champion in the Korean Art of Kuk Sool Won, achieving the rank of 3rd degree black belt. Her Jungshin Fitness workout is a national and international phenomenon. Annika brings 20 years experience in eastern and western modalities of movement in fun and inspiring ways.
Ulmer,-Carl
business-leadership

Carl Ulmer

Carl is the Director of Operations where oversees and supports all of the operations of Club 16 Trevor Linden Fitness and She’s Fit!. Carl is also a Partner with L&L Signature Fitness Group (Club 16 LP and Orange Theory Fitness Lower Mainland). Carl is a board of director with the Fitness Industry Council of Canada and co-leads the Fitness Industry Council of Canada’s BC Coalition. He has been working directly with the BC Provincial Health Office and the BC Premiers Office to ensure fitness is safe and open across British Columbia. Carl’s passion is in inspiring our community to live their best lives.
Conti, Christine
business-leadership

Christine Conti

Christine Conti is an internationally accredited fitness educator, keynote speaker, best-selling author of SPLIT-SECOND COURAGE, podcaster and IRONMAN. She owns Conti Fitness & Wellness LLC, Two Fit Crazies & A Microphone Podcast and TFC Productions LLC. Christine is the author of the Arthritis Fitness Specialist Course and Eating Disorders: What Fit Pros Need To Know through the MedFit Network.
Dane Robinson
business-leadership

Dane Robinson

Dane Robinson, a native of Baltimore, MD, is a Certified Personal Trainer and Performance Enhancement Specialist through the National Academy of Sports Medicine and has held almost every job in the fitness industry from front desk, to training, to regional management. After spending 10+ years of leading major health clubs to boutique studio start-ups, Dane impacts HUNDREDS of people in private and group training classes in Atlanta, GA and THOUSANDS of people across the country as a fitness coach for Daily Burn’s (US Today's Top 10 at-home workout platforms) episodic show “Daily Burn 365” in New York City. Dane also serves as an on-demand trainer with Total Gym as a part of their “Total Gym TV” series and can be routinely found as a Total Gym Master Coach on the QVC network.
Bellenger, Debbie
business-leadership

Debbie Bellenger

Debbie Bellenger is the solopreneur of Body By Definition providing Advisory Services to individuals and organizations who wish to add wellness programming to their menu of services and offerings. The first Master Class launched Feb 3, 2022 titled “Fit Pros – How to Break into Corporate Wellness”. Debbie was the 2017 World IDEA Program Director of the Year and the 2014 Corporate Wellness Director of the Year for the Medical Fitness Association.
Diva Richards
business-leadership

Diva Richards

Diva Richards is one of the top rising motivational life coaches within the east coast region with over 20 years + of experience within the entrepreneurship sector. As the Founder and President of Hard Work No Excuses, LLC., which includes the 10,000+ sq foot Hard Work No Excuses Fitness Facility located in Marlton, NJ, Hard Work No Excuses fitness apparel line, The Do Work Method Motivational & Life Coaching Program, and You vs. You Production company, the Do Work Podcast, Diva brings real-life success and experienced guidance to her clients and followers. More information on Diva Richards and her programs can be found at www.DivaRichards.com.
Dwayne Smith
business-leadership

Dwayne Smith

Dwayne is an executive champion for Diversity, Equity & Inclusion who has exceled in the fitness industry for almost 20 years. With a strong passion for people and fitness, Dwayne brings education and lived experience to inspire others to embrace an organization where everyone feels a sense of belonging through Inclusive Leadership.
Roberts, Funk
business-leadership

Funk Roberts

Funk Roberts is a 2X best-selling author, fitness expert and owner of Funk Roberts Fitness Inc. - The Over 40 Alpha Brotherhood and Funk Supplements Inc Funk is known around the fitness industry and world as the guy who helps MEN over the age of 40, 50, 60 and beyond get into the best shape of their lives and naturally increase their testosterone levels. Funk is a Certified Nutrition Coach through NESTA and holds many other certifications in Fitness. With 20 plus years’ experience he has helped over 1 million fitness enthusiast, combat fighters, trainers and coaches reach their fitness goals and improve athletic performance and is dedicated mission is to help another one million men in their 40s,50s, 60s and beyond to regain their manhood, boost testosterone, build their best body and live a healthy happy and productive life.
Hamilton, Jennifer
Business November

Jen Hamilton

Jen Hamilton has been a dynamic and compelling leader in the fitness industry for over 18 years. The founder of Cardio-Core Bootcamp, Oxygen Yoga & Fitness is not her first franchise. Jen started Oxygen in 2011, and now boasts 80+ locations sold across Canada. Jen is passionate about helping people make lifestyle changes to achieve better health, wellness and personal growth.
Taylor, Karli
business-leadership

Karli Taylor

Karli Taylor, award winning international fitness educator, has been in the fitness industry for over 20 years.  With experience from the training floor to the corporate office, Karli has worn nearly every hat in the fitness field before deciding that her true passion lies in training the future leaders of our industry. In addition to being the creator and cofounder of BarreFlow,  Karli has created and delivered educational workshops in topics including posture & alignment, functional movement, cueing and behavioral change.  As a survivor herself, Karli is passionate about eating disorder awareness and education.
Fridman,-Len
business-leadership

Len Fridman

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.
Lacombe,-Nathalie
business-leadership

Nathalie Lacombe

Coach and cupid of the fitness industry! Blending decades of international experience with degrees in psychology and exercise science, Nathalie passionately shares her insights. She is the Vice President of the Fitness Industry Council of Canada and a canfitpro Advisory Panel Member. She uses her joie de vivre to coach profound and lasting changes with her clients and audiences.
NATHALIE PLAMONDON THOMAS
business-leadership

Nathalie Plamondon-Thomas

Nathalie is the EXPERT with a PROVEN SYSTEM to get you transformational results. She works with entrepreneurs who want to find Confidence & Clarity so they can make money living from their passion. She is international No.1 Bestselling Author of fifteen books on success, communication, wellness and empowerment. She is the Founder and CEO of the THINK Yourself® ACADEMY, offering leading-edge courses, training and events
Sara Hodson
business-leadership

Sara Hodson

BHK, ACSM CCEP With a 20-year career in chronic disease and exercise, Sara is a leader in the movement of clinically-based medical fitness programs and the founder of LIVE WELL. With a professional background in cardiac rehab programming and diabetes, Sara launched LIVE WELL in 2011 with a deep passion and recognition of a gap in our healthcare system for medical fitness programs which allow people to be highly successful in a safe, supportive, supervised exercise environment. Sara represents LIVE WELL's hard-core values as she continues to live them every day. Sara has a vision that every individual living with a chronic disease can benefit from exercise and live a healthy and full life, no matter what!
SEAN GREELEY
business-leadership

Sean Greeley

Former pro athlete, former fitness business owner. Cancer survivor, competitor, and leader. Get to know Sean, and you’ll understand why NPE is the organization fitness business owners around the world depend on to help them grow. Sean has guided NPE to the position of the acknowledged global leader in the field of business leadership, mentorship, and coaching in the fitness industry. By helping NPE clients systemize their businesses and maximize their opportunities, Sean has created an organization which “walks the walk” when it comes to performance.
Sherri McMillan
business-leadership

Sherri McMillan

Sherri McMillan holds a Master’s Degree in Exercise Physiology and was awarded the 2010 International CanFitPro Fitness Presenter of the Year, 2006 IDEA Program Director of the Year, Inaugural IDEA Personal Trainer of the Year, & 1998 CanFitPro Canadian Fitness Presenter of the Year. She has been in the fitness industry for over 32 years and has presented hundreds of workshops to thousands of fitness leaders throughout the world. She is a fitness columnists for various newspapers and magazines and the author of 5 Fitness Books and Manuals. She is the owner of Northwest Personal Training in Vancouver, Washington which was awarded the Better Business Bureau’s Business of the Year and the Chamber of Commerce Community Builder award.
Teany Hidalgo
business-leadership

Teany Hidalgo

Teany is a Burnout and Purpose Coach, she has 22+ years experience in corporate America, leader in user experience design, hiring and training staff. Teany is a burnout recoveree through major pivotal points and she has a strong desire to support working women, corporate and entrepreneurs. She is a transformational Life Coach, Burnout Coach, Speaker and Author of "Purpose Driven Revolution"
Bassi, Tiffani
business-leadership

Tiffani Bassi

Tiffani is the Product Education Specialist at Trainerize. She’s also the founder and head personal trainer at Train with Tiff. Tiffani is passionate about movement and helping others—at Trainerize, she empowers thousands of trainers to better support their clients—resulting in more people finding success in their health and fitness journeys. Tiffani hopes to inspire new trainers to follow their passions and build rewarding careers.

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