I have been a martial artist and athlete for forty years. My first Fitness Instructor Teacher course was completed at the YMCA, in June 1980, long before Nike said “ just do It ”..lol .. I embraced competitions in triathlons, rowing, and martial arts.
Movement has always been an important portion of my life philosophy in health and wellness. I been fortunate to learn from many great teachers and gained valuable insights, which I would love to share with others. I have deepened my own knowledge of these areas, which I like to teach and share and received some of these certifications.
Meditation Based Stress Reduction Facilitation Certificate from the Centre for Mindfulness
YOGA Teacher Training, 200 hour RYT
Psychological & Crisis Intervention Teacher Certification
Can Fit Pro Personal Trainer Specialist
Twist Conditioning Coaching Program, Sports Strengthening and Sports Balance Certification
Martial Arts Coach and Mentor
Jun Fan Kung Fu- Black Belt Award
Filipino Kali/Eskrima- Brown Belt Award
Originally, from the East Coast of Canada, I began my career as a Paramedic in the Region of Peel and City of Toronto. I have been involved in Emergency First Response and Healthcare for over 35 years, as a Paramedic (retired) and EMS Educator.
I enjoy my family, practicing yoga, martial arts, mountain biking, swimming and hikes on the beautiful trails in Caledon, together with my wife and life-partner of thirty-five years, three wonderful grown children and our German Shepard, Jaxx. Heart Safe