Private Trainers

Annie Macream

Being healthy isn’t easy, but I applaud your commitment to make a first step towards prioritizing your health. The second step is BRAVERY. This is where I come in. We will use your bravery and your good intentions in order to optimize your health. Let’s find the best version of you!

I will help you train your mind and your body, and encourage you to stay positive. The rest will follow. FIT SPIRIT, FIT MIND, FIT BODY AND FIT VISION. I can take you there!

Specialties

  • Weight training for strength and endurance
  • Bodybuilding / athletic training
  • Weight loss
  • Wellness and health
  • Motivational coaching

Certifications

  • YMCA FIT – Individual Conditioning Instructor

Availabilities: Notre-Dame-de-Grâce YMCA, West Island YMCA

Fernand Mahoundo

Sports have always been an integral part of my life. I ran track (100-metre and 200-metre sprint) on a national level for 14 years and also played soccer in France. With my passion and training certifications combined, I seek to help YMCA clients meet their goals (weight loss, strength training, cardio). I strive to give clients my all to help them get results and improve their lifestyles, as well as their overall health.

Specialties

  • Weight loss
  • Strength training
  • Cardio training

Certifications

  • YMCA FIT – Individual Conditioning Instructor
  • Metafit – Bodyweight training

Availabilities: Cartierville YMCA, Notre-Dame-de-Grâce YMCA, Pointe-Saint-Charles YMCA

Michael Wright

Helping my clients reach their goals brings me great personal satisfaction. I believe everyone is unique, with their own set of personal challenges. I enjoy teaching, guiding and motivating. I work with clients of all ages and fitness levels, specializing in corrective conditioning, muscular evaluation and functional movement analysis.

I have also become a YMCA trainer instructor. With 20 years of experience, I can help you improve your quality of life through a fitness program or teach you how to combine physical exercise with a balanced diet.

Specialties

  • Body transformation
  • Weight training techniques
  • Functional training
  • Hypertrophy
  • Postural analysis

Certifications

  • Poliquin Group — BioSignature, Level 1 and 2
  • Poliquin Group — PICP, Level 1 and 2
  • YMCA FIT — Individual Conditioning Instructor
  • canfitpro — Personal Trainer Specialist
  • Institut Somatraining — Eldoa Level 1 & 2

Availabilities: Downtown YMCA, Notre-Dame-de-Grâce YMCA

Tanya Lajoie

I am a certified personal trainer with 18 years of experience at the YMCA. Having loved fitness my entire life, I decided to make my passion my career. My clients are my priority. I keep my clients motivated and keep my workouts fun and effective. My goal is to help you achieve your objectives and help you find a program that is right for you and takes into account your physical condition. I firmly believe in the countless benefits of exercise and proper nutrition. I know how to identify your weaknesses and improve your strengths.

Specialties

  • Training camp techniques
  • Core strengthening methods
  • Personalized routines

Certifications

  • YMCA FIT — Individual Conditioning Instructor

Availabilities: Notre-Dame-de-Grâce YMCA

Theresa Rindress

As an ex-water polo player, I learned first-hand the benefits of strength training for sports and overall health. Certified as a personal trainer since 2010, my training programs (individual, semi-private, small group) include circuits, free weights, cables, TRX® suspension training and intervals, depending on each individual's needs and goals. It gives me great satisfaction to help clients attain their goals through hard work, dedication and a few laughs along the way!

Specialties

  • Strength and conditioning
  • Nutrition counselling
  • Minimalist training

Certifications

  • YMCA FIT — Individual Conditioning Instructor
  • YMCA FIT — Group Fitness Certification, specialized in choreography
  • canfitpro — Fitness Instructor Specialist
  • TRX® — Suspension Training Level 1
  • YM-YWHA & YMCA — Corrective conditioning
  • Precision Nutrition — Exercise Nutrition Level 1
  • PLYOGA Fitness

Availabilities: Notre-Dame-de-Grâce YMCA, West Island YMCA