Clare is a retired Registered Nurse, having worked in the operating room for over 50 years. On her 40th birthday she decided to incorporate an active fitness program into her schedule. Within a year, she had become a certified fitness instructor through the “Y”, then through CAIN, OFC & CANFITPRO. Over the years she has continued to teach and update her fitness credentials, becoming a Personal Trainer in 1990, Master Fitness trainer in 1994, WaterART aquafitness instructor in 2000 and finally became a Master Trainer for WaterART in 2003. She became a certified a Yoga instructor in 2005, finally achieving her RYT 200 certification (an internationally recognized Registered Yoga Instructor designation) in 2018. Her special interest is targeting a senior population who have difficulty getting on and off their yoga mat but wish to experience the benefits of a full yoga practice, by designing a chair yoga program to fit those needs. She presently works for both the Town of Caledon and the city of Vaughan.