It’s time to make the leap into your new career!

Launch your career as a fitness professional with the coaching and mentorship from the best PRO TRAINER team!

  • You’ll be guided to choose the certification that is best suited for your goals
  • You’ll get FREE training on launching your virtual fitness services
  • You’ll get connected to job opportunities with partner clubs and studios
  • You’ll get discount on continual learning thanks to education partners
  • You’ll enjoy a thriving fitness career!

Click HERE to learn more about the phenomenal canfitpro PRO TRAINER team!

Personal Training Specialist

The comprehensive Personal Training Specialist course is designed to prepare you to train clients in a one-on-one or small group (2-3 people) setting. Finish the course ready to pass your certification exams and confidently begin your career as a personal trainer!

Healthy Eating & Weight Loss Coach

Nutrition information is constantly evolving and being able to decipher this information and apply it to fat loss strategies is essential for success. This program will allow you to understand healthy eating, the value of regular activity and ways to reduce body fat. This course will provide excellent strategies and tools for fitness professionals to help them educate others about how to build a healthier body.

Fitness Instructor Specialist

A qualified Fitness Instructor Specialist leads group fitness classes in various setting and formats thanks to in-depth knowledge of group leadership, musicality, the latest fitness trends, and so much more. Finish the course ready to pass your certification exams and launch your career as a motivating group fitness instructor!

CPR

The purpose of this training is to leave you feeling secure enough to react quickly and effectively in an emergency situation. A valid (within 1 year of issue date) CPR is required to complete all canfitpro certification programs.

PERSONAL TRAINING SPECIALIST

PERSONAL TRAINING IS A FAST GROWING INDUSTRY!

Personal training is a rapidly growing profession, which can make it difficult to sort through the options and choose the best avenue to become qualified to train clients. canfitpro provides the answer with the Personal Training Specialist (PTS) certification. You will learn the foundational skills necessary to confidently and competently train apparently healthy individuals. A canfitpro certified PTS is qualified to assess, design, and deliver individual and small group training programs in a health club, home, and workplace setting.

Canada’s leading personal training certification designation, the canfitpro Personal Training Specialist program provides comprehensive program content and a wide range of practical skills that will ensure success to those who hold the designation. canfitpro has collaborated with Human Kinetics Publishing Inc. to create a multimedia learning experience for personal trainers that is second to none!

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Aspects of fitness, wellness and basic training principles
  • Nutrition and bioenergetics
  • Cardiorespiratory, skeletal, and muscular system anatomy and function
  • Flexibility, mobility, and fascia
  • Passive and dynamic assessments
  • Periodized program design and delivery
  • The business of personal training

FITNESS INSTRUCTOR SPECIALIST

 

A demonstration of the leadership, motivation and practical training required for group exercise instructors who wish to train to develop a safe and effective exercise class.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Aspects of fitness, wellness and basic training principles
  • Fitness theory: skeletal, muscular, neurological, cardiovascular and pulmonary systems
  • Kinesiology/anatomy in action and bioenergetics
  • Components of a fitness class from the warm-up to the cool-down
  • Musicality: phrasing, cueing and appropriate music selection
  • Leadership and motivation skills
  • Special populations and injuries

A CERTIFIED FITNESS INSTRUCTOR SPECIALIST PROVIDES:

  • A dynamic fitness class that is safe and fun to join
  • Exercise modifications for various levels of participants
  • A motivational exercise environment
  • A variety of class formats (step, low impact, boxing, muscle conditioning)
  • Effective exercise demonstration and instruction
  • Support and encouragement for all participants

hEALTHY EATING & WEIGHT LOSS SPECIALIST

For the majority of people, exercise alone is not enough to create lasting weight loss and health.

Knowing that rates of overweight and obesity are increasing across Canada, canfitpro has created the Healthy Eating & Weight Loss (HWL) Coach program. Choose to gain the certification and work with clients or learn simply to empower your own healthy choices.

The Healthy Eating & Weight Loss Coach program delivers information in a straightforward manner so you can confidently help clients make better choices; more often, lose weight, and lead healthier lives!

Nutrition information is constantly evolving and being able to decipher this information and apply it to fat loss strategies is essential for success. This program will allow you to understand healthy eating, the value of regular activity and ways to reduce body fat. This course will provide excellent strategies and tools for fitness professionals to help them educate others about how to build a healthier body.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • The current epidemic of obesity
  • The science of nutrition (physiology, metabolism & digestion)
  • Macro and Micronutrients
  • Food intake practices to optimize fat loss
  • Psychology of fat loss and behavior modification
  • How to start the fat loss journey

CPR

The chances are quite good that in your lifetime you will be involved in a situation which will require familiarity with CPR and AED. Our training is designed to be user friendly so that all people, regardless of ability, will gain the confidence necessary to act effectively until trained emergency personnel arrive at the scene.

The reality of an emergency situation is that seconds count. Congratulate yourself that you have decided to become part of a growing number of people who are going to use these precious seconds to make a difference!

CPR & AED courses are accessible, affordable and attainable, designed to provide members of the public with the knowledge and technique that is needed to properly perform CPR in any unforeseen emergency.

Courses are based on accepted international standards and will teach you how to react in an emergency situation; whether it is for work-related purposes or other unforeseen personal emergencies. The CPR & AED courses were developed in accordance with recommendations from International Liaison Committee on Resuscitation (ILCOR) Consensus on Science.

UPCOMING TRAININGS

Fitness Instructor Specialist

Français
DATE: 6 au 8 novembre 2020
PRO TRAINER: Nadège St-Philippe
LOCATION: St-Sauveur, QC
REGISTER HERE
COURSE ID: #103093

Personal Trainer Specialist

Français
DATE: 10 novembre au 1er décembre 2020
PRO TRAINER: Alexandre Lemay
LOCATION: Virtual
REGISTER HERE COURSE ID: #103400

Fitness Instructor Specialist

Français
DATE: 12 novembre au 3 décembre 2020
PRO TRAINER: Arianne La Salle
LOCATION: Virtual
REGISTER HERE
COURSE ID: #103500

Fitness Instructor Specialist

English
DATE: January 18 - February 21, 2021
PRO TRAINER: Beth Oldfield
LOCATION: Virtual
REGISTER HERE
COURSE ID: #103061

Personal Trainer Specialist

Français
DATE: 19 janvier au 9 février 2021
PRO TRAINER: Alexandre Lemay
LOCATION: Virtual
REGISTER HERE COURSE ID: #103402

Fitness Instructor Specialist

Français
DATE: 21 janvier au 11 février 2021
PRO TRAINER: Arianne La Salle
LOCATION: Virtual
REGISTER HERE
COURSE ID: #103504

MEET THE TEAM

ARIANNE LA SALLE 

Arianne est PRO FORMATEUR pour la certification FIS de canfitpro et formateur pour METAfit Canada. Elle a fait ses premiers pas dans le domaine de l’activité physique grâce à la danse.  Dix ans de formation en jazz-moderne et quatre ans de formation professionnelle au Conservatoire de danse de Montréal lui permette de décrocher plusieurs contrats au Québec et aux États-Unis.  

Désirant approfondir ses connaissances concernant le domaine de l’activité physique, elle obtient trois licences de Zumba, Zumba Gold et Zumba Toning.  Par la suite, elle complète entre-autre ses certifications d’entraîneur personnel, d’instructeur de cours en groupe ainsi qu’une spécialisation en entraînement pré et post-natal au sein de canfitpro.

Ayant travaillé parallèlement à la gestion et la coordination de plusieurs compagnies oeuvrant dans le domaine artistique et sportif, elle fonde son entreprise de cours en groupe en milieu corporatif en 2011 et partage maintenant sa passion de l’entraînement avec son collègue Alexandre Lemay, à leur studio InspireA+, à Montréal.

ALEXANDRE LEMAY

A kinesiologist, Alexandre maintained his passion for teaching by being a anatomy and physiology tutor .  He’s been a canfitpro PTS PRO TRAINER since 2014 and also teaches YMCA’s FIT individual instructor program.

Science-based information as always been an important aspect of Alexandre`s teaching, as well as part of his practice. First a personal trainer for more than a decade, now a business owner, it was paramount for him to share that knowledge with his clients and students. Alexandre became master trainer for TriggerPoint, METAfit and METApwr.

An avid climber, he climbed both Canada`s highest peak, Mount Logan (5959m) as well as North America`s highest summit, Mount Denali (6194m). He pursues a great interest in the functional training sphere,  favoring steelmace, kettlebell and TRX  as training tools. Sharing his time between teaching, training and the outdoors, he takes care of his business adventure with his fellow PRO TRAINER Arianne La Salle, the Studio Inspire A+.

BETH OLDFIELD

Beth has a Bachelor of Arts and a Diploma in Education from McGill University. She is a Fitness Instructor Specialist, Personal Training Specialist, Older Adult Specialist, Health Weight Loss Coach, and a PRO TRAINER with canfitpro.

Beth has been teaching fitness for 20 + years in Pointe-Claire, Quebec. Participant’s ranging in age from 20 to 85 years young, embrace her enthusiasm and energy by filling her classes to capacity. Beth’s mission is to educate and motivate her students to be the best that they can be in body, mind, and spirit. Beth operates a successful Virtual Fitness Studio out of her home, where she inspires and motivate her fitness clients and students of canfitpro.

Beth is a best-selling author of three books and has created three professionally produced fitness videos. She resides on Mount Rigaud where she has been living for 31 years with her husband Peter. Together they have designed and built two homes with their own hands and raised three beautiful children. When she is not teaching; reading or updating her weekly fitness blog on her website: betholdfield.ca, she is cooking delicious gluten free food for her family and friends.

CATHY ANGERS

PRO FORMATRICE RCR et DEA et MAÎTRE PRO FORMATRICE  Premiers soins & RCR et DEA, Cathy est dans le domaine du secourisme depuis plus de 20 ans. Forte de ses expériences de réanimation, elle veut faire connaitre à un maximum de personne les techniques et les facteurs de risques afin de sauver le maximum de vies. Prônant une approche simple et pratique, elle vous donnera confiance en vous afin de bien réagir dans les situations d’urgence.

CHARLY VIVES

Former professional cyclist, member of the national cycling team, and two-time Canadian champion in 2004 and 2009, Charly has made his mark in the fitness and wellness industry for over 12 years as a coach, educator and manager.

Bachelor in Kinesiology and having also completed 4 years of studies in osteopathy, Charly began in the industry as a private trainer and group fitness instructor before fulfilling various industry positions as Fitness Director, Sales Director and General Manager. He is currently the Regional Franchise Business Consultant for Eastern Canada at Orangetheory Fitness Canada, and sits on the Board of Directors of the Fitness Industry Council of Canada.

NADÈGE ST-PHILIPPE

Artiste et entrepreneure d’origine haïtienne, Nadège St-Philipe a un parcours hors du commun. Présentatrice météo sur les réseaux TVA et LCN, Coach de fitness; coanimatrice pour TSN et RDS à partir de la Barbade et de la Floride, animatrice de Nadège en 32 temps, elle démarre en 2006 son entreprise Lacaye’la vouée aux saines habitudes de vie. Conférencière, porte-parole d’organismes caritatifs, bénévole engagée dans différentes initiatives communautaires, Nadège est aussi détentrice d’un baccalauréat en psychologie et en administration des affaires. 

Afin de partager ses connaissances et son expérience en tant que Coach de cours en groupe, elle fera en 2009, l’acquisition d’une franchise de formation de canfitpro. Le cancer l’ayant ralenti, elle revient au sein de l’équipe de PRO TRAINER FIS afin d’éduquer, d’outiller et  de certifier les prochains Coach de fitness du Québec.

SAMANTHA GOODMAN

After completing her B. Sc. in Kinesiology, Samantha spent four years in her role at the Nautilus Plus Place Montreal Trust branch as their Assistant General Manager, Personal and Small Group Trainer. From there she moved within the non-profit sector and became a Fitness Coordinator at Montreal’s JCC, the Sylvan Adams YM-YWHA. Samantha created, developed and ran a new department of teen fitness and wellness programs. Having gained valuable experiences applying her skills within the not-for-profit sector, Samantha joined the team at Victoria Park Fitness Club, where she held the title of General Manager for two years and transitioned the company through new ownership. Along with her years of experience as a fitness trainer concentrating in wellness and sustainable lifestyle changes, Samantha specializes in hiring top fitness trainers and coaching them on continued education as part of her management skills. 

Samantha is extremely passionate about food and healthy eating! She believes in following a balanced diet while enjoying everything in moderation. Her enjoyment in the kitchen comes from finding quick and healthy meals and snacks with as few ingredients as possible, making sure she spends more time enjoying the food than actually cooking it!  

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