The City of Pitt Meadows is proud to offer a wide variety of fitness and wellnesses classes with a highly qualified, energetic team of instructors. Read about this dynamic team's backgrounds and formats they currently teach. Visit our Drop In Fitness Class Schedule for formats and times.

Adela

Group Fitness Instructor

Dance - Cardio, Zumba, Bollyx

Strength and Conditioning

I have been teaching group fitness for 20+ years. It is my passion and it goes beyond exercise. It is the positive change, the attitude and the fun, always in a safe environment for everyone. It is very rewarding to see participants progress throughout the programs.  When I am off, I enjoy outdoor activities with my family.

 

Amy

RYT – Yoga

Yin, Chakra and Wellness

Growing up as a dancer & soccer player, I found yoga in my early 20's after some hesitancy. But it soon became a permission piece for me, to let my heart shine as bright as it does & to listen to my body. I love teaching because I am forever a student. I enjoy passing along my knowledge of the mind stuff as well as the physical practice of yoga.

Crystal

Group Fitness Instructor

Cardio - Step, Low Impact and HIIT

Strength and Conditioning

Spin

Became a spin, strength, and intervals instructor because she loves group fitness! Even after achieving her certification in 2009, she maintained her status as "one of those die-hard participants". Participants tell us that I provide a really tough workout and they love my focus on technique.

Daljit

Group Fitness Instructor

Weight Training & Personal Training

Cardio - Step, Low Impact, Strength

Functional Fitness – Circuits, Bootcamp, Core, HIIT

Dance - Zumba

 

Erin

Group Fitness Instructor

Cardio - Step, Low Impact and HIIT

Functional Fitness – Circuits, Bootcamp, Core, HIIT

Spin

Yoga

Pilates

Erin has been a fitness instructor for 13 years and teaches a variety of formats such as Spinning, Yoga, Pilates, step, low impact and high intensity interval classes. She loves finding ways to keep exercise fun and challenging in aiming to help others achieve their health and wellness goals. While she is not teaching fitness classes, she is a grade 5/6 teacher and coaches sports in the school and community. She believes in promoting a healthy lifestyle to all ages!    

Fran

Group Fitness Instructor

Strength & Functional Training

Spin

Fran has been active in the fitness industry for over 20 years, developing a solid foundation of experience and knowledge. Fran enjoys sharing knowledge and enthusiasm as well as making a positive impact in a health conscious community.  Fran has been a familiar part of the Pitt Meadows Recreation team since 2007, teaching a variety of group fitness classes, spinning and strength training programs. Fran continues to explore new avenues of fitness staying fresh with continued education courses throughout the year. Fran specializes in functional exercise as it relates to everyday activities, occupational or recreational.  Whether you are new to exercise or would like to reach a new fitness goal, Fran is available to work with you, challenge you, encourage and motivate you to accomplish your individual goals.

Heidi

Group Fitness Instructor

Weight Training

Cardio – step, high, low, strength

Pilates

Yoga

I have enjoyed fitness since my teens and when I came to Canada, 31 years ago, I found my real passion and became a fitness instructor and weight trainer. I have taught many different formats of fitness classes over the years and am also a certified Pilates and Yoga Instructor. I enjoy teaching all kinds of different classes from: Step, High Low, Muscle toning classes, Pilates and Yoga. My goal is to continue, to help participants to reach there fitness goals, in a fun and safe matter. When I am not teaching, I enjoy being outside, hiking, cycling, kayaking and taking our dogs for a walk.

Jillian

Group Fitness Instructor

Dance – Acro, Barre, and Movement

Strength and Conditioning

Functional Fitness – Circuits, Core, Body Pump

Pilates

Jillian brings over 12 years of fitness industry experience to her group fitness classes. As a former YMCA Trainer of Trainers, she has extensive knowledge in multiple styles of fitness such as Pilates, Dance, Body Pump and Spin. As an entertainer, she brings high energy, excitement and motivation to her fitness classes and participants. It is her goal to ensure fitness is challenging and achievable for all.

 

Joanna

RYT – Hatha, Vinyasa, and Nidra Yoga

Meditation, Mindfulness and Wellness

Jo’s personal practice evolved from a background in classical dance. Though flowing and moving the body is a natural state of being for her, she was originally drawn to the practice meditation and mindfulness. From there, a love and study of the 8 limbs of yoga evolved. The forever student, she continues to delve into her personal practice in order to become a better teacher. Her classes will challenge the body with artful and dynamic sequences leaving you feeling grounded and centered. Come join her on the mat for some movement medicine. Be prepared to sweat, breathe and let it all go!  

 

Kayla

Group Fitness Instructor

Yoga

Pilates

Fascial Movement Sequencing

Athlete Training

Kala is a certified Method Pilates and Yoga Instructor with the BCRPA.  She has been sharing her passionate teaching techniques throughout the community and internationally for over 8 years.  Kala holds certifications in fascial movement sequencing, elite athlete training, Reformer Pilates and has an extensive background in dance, with over 20 years of training behind her. Her classes are informative in awareness and alignment and cater to all bodies in the room. Out of the studio, she spends her time guiding her 2 sons through life, exploring the world, volunteering, and spending quality time with her husband.  Join Kala for an experience in movement, connection and strength! 

Kim

RYT – Hatha, Flow, Restorative Yoga

Meditation, Mindfulness and Wellness

Dance and Movement

Kim was first introduced to yoga by her mother and formally trained by Gertrude and Magda Hanova, with a variety of seasoned yoga instructors throughout the Lower Mainland.   In the 90’s Kim took workshops with Beryl Bender Birch, the founder of Power Yoga and taught many years in Vancouver then moving to Maple Ridge in 2007.  Kim was involved in the formation of Yoga BC, the precursor of Canadian Yoga Alliance. Kim is a RYT and CYA Member who now teaches Hatha Flow, Yoga Basics and Restorative Yoga.  As a meditation instructor, Kim's style of Yoga is classic, relying on breath, fluidity, curiosity and mindfulness.  She also offers specialty workshops called “Off the Grid Yoga” which combines her love of yoga, her passion for dance and improvised movement and her training in energetics and meditation. 

Krista

Group Fitness Instructor

Pre/Post -natal Fitness

Personal Training

Cardio – step, high, low, strength

Spin

Nutrition

Krista has been working in the fitness industry since 2013 as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor. Her career started in her hometown of Richmond, BC and has taken her through Vancouver, Coquitlam, and Langley; to her current areas of Maple Ridge and Pitt Meadows. Krista has taught in various recreation/community centres and also private clubs. She has chosen to specialize in Personal Training, as well as instructing Spin classes in “road ride” formats. Another area of passion is pre/post-natal fitness. Most recently she has taken an interest in Sports Nutrition and The benefits of fermented foods. 

Leslie

Group Fitness Instructor

Personal Training & Weight Training

Cardio -Step, Low Impact, Older Adult Fitness

Functional Fitness – Circuits, Bootcamp, Core, HIIT

Lori

Group Fitness Instructor

Health Fitness – Older Adult, Dementia/Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Stroke, Heart Disease, Anxiety and Depression.

Cardio – Low Impact & Strength - Older Adult

Osteofit

Yoga

A Registered BCRPA Fitness Leader for 35 years, and a BCRPA Supervisor of Fitness Leaders with Group Fitness, Weight Training, Osteofit, Older Adult and  Yoga. Lori focuses on the Older Adult population including areas of specialty Group Fitness classes such as those with Dementia/Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, Arthritis, Osteoporosis, Stroke, Heart Disease, Anxiety and Depression. Lori works with all levels from the fit 50+ older adult to the very frail. As a BCRPA Supervisor of Fitness Leaders, Lori mentor's and evaluates new incoming Fitness Leaders as well as Leaders who want to continues with their Fitness Leadership skills. In addition to being employed by the City of Pitt Meadows, Lori owns & operates her own business, Lifeline Fitness.

Madison

Group Fitness Instructor

Cardio - Step, Low Impact and HIIT

Functional Fitness – Circuits, Bootcamp, Core, HIIT

Spin

Margie

Group Fitness Instructor

Personal Training & Weight Training

Cardio - Step, Low Impact, Sculpt,

Functional Fitness – Circuits, Bootcamp, Core, HIIT, Tabata

Spin

I have been teaching group fitness classes for fifteen years.  My passion is coaching and mentoring and I have had the pleasure of working with group fitness apprentices over the years to help them feel confident and comfortable in front of a class setting. I have really enjoyed teaching the fitness leadership modules to students as a YMCA Trainer as well. I teach all forms of dryland classes from Step, Sculpt, Tabata, Bootcamps, Low Impact, and of course my passion, which is Spinning.

Mira

RYT –Kundalini and Yin Yoga

Mind and Meditation

Pilates

Pamela

Group Fitness Instructor

Functional Fitness – Circuits, Bootcamp, Core, HIIT

Cardio

Began teaching fitness over 24yrs ago and still enjoy it as much as I did back then.  It is such a reward to be able to help others along their wellness journey. I am an advocate for health and wellness and taking time out for yourself.  In my career as Assistant Deputy Warden for British Columbia Corrections I encounter high stress situations on a daily basis.  Fitness has been my saviour and being able to share my passion with others has been an outlet for me which I cherish.  I am thankful every day for the opportunities I have been given to connect with others in such a positive and rewarding environment.

Tammy

Group Fitness Instructor

Cardio -Step, Low Impact

Functional Fitness – Circuits, Bootcamp, Core, HIIT

Osteofit and Older Adult

I have enjoyed teaching a variety of classes for 25+ years. I believe fitness should be fun and is for everyone.  In a world that can sometimes be confusing, fitness always makes sense! Good for the mind, body and soul!

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