Certified Personal Trainer
Trainer of Fitness Leaders (TFL)
Certified Life Coach
Monica has been a fitness trainer since 2007. She has a Health and Fitness Certificate from SFU and is a qualified BC Sports Aid Specialist in athletic taping and sports first aid. In addition, she is a certified Weight trainer, Personal Trainer, Older Adult, Osteofit and Aquafit Instructor and Trainer of Fitness Leaders (TFL) for Canadian Fitness Education Services (CFES) and British Columbia Parks & Recreation (BCRPA).
Monica is certified in Osteofit, Functional Movement Systems (FMS), and soon to add Muscle Activation Techniques (MAT), lower body to her scope of practice. Monica works with clients to enhance their balance, mobility, strength, functional movement patterns and neurological connections. Her primary focus is to work with clients to enhancing their ability to move more effectively and efficiently.
Monica is also a Certified Life Coach. A great complement for clients who may be stuck. She empowers her clients to identify key concerns and challenges, assess and normalize their feelings, brainstorm potential solutions, and guide them to discover and implement the steps needed to reach new desired behaviours or goals.
Monica enjoys the outdoors and many sports including tennis, pickle ball, golf, cycling, skiing, and swimming. She is passionate about empowering her clients to take charge of their well being, physically and mentally, so they can lead active healthy lives and continue to do the activities that they love.
Her motto: “The groundwork of all happiness is health”, James Leigh Hunt