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Meridian Lodges

Meridian Lodges provides a fully integrated, end-to-end solution from advanced green manufacturing to high-quality full-service hospitality operations. STS is Meridian Lodges' principal consultant for designing, equipping, staffing and directing the fitness and wellness facilities and programs of their projects.

Y Yoga

I hold my Hot Yoga teaching certificate – which by the way is my favourite type of yoga! – and highly recommend these studios located all over Vancouver. I teach Hot Yoga here - follow this link to find me in the staff roster, listed alphabetically by first name: http://www.yyoga.ca/welcome/our-team/

TRX Check out the BEST piece of functional training equipment EVER, designed by a friend of a friend (a former Navy SEAL), which I use almost daily for my own workouts and with my more advanced clients.
Legend Fitness Legend Fitness was founded 36 years ago and provides the toughest, highest quality strength and conditioning equipment made in North America. I had the privilege of visiting their Tennessee showroom and manufacturing facility to test drive their inventory! The Meridian Lodges fitness centres will feature their equipment.
This is my favourite place to shop for all things yoga. Since they are in the US, I recommend placing a sizeable order so that you don't get dinged with a hefty shipping charge for just one item. It was here that I was able to find an extra long yoga mat and matching "grippy" Hot yoga towel.
Dotfit National Academy of Sports Medicine research and development company providing superior quality supplements and excellent nutrition advice, not to mention  a fabulous information resource and interactive software program to which my clients have free full access.
American Council on Exercise (I am certified with them as Clinical Exercise Specialist) - their site has a useful collection of Fitness Tips.
I am certified as a Medical Exercise Specialist with the American Academy of Health, Fitness and Rehab Professionals - more of a website for professionals, but feel free to have a look.
I am also an Elite level Personal Trainer with www.IDEAfit.com, another useful source of links, articles and ideas.
The Toronto Athletic Club - a luxury executive club complete with pool, located in the centre of Toronto's downtown core. I've been a member for years, and always go back when I'm in Toronto.
Info about the best health club/gym to join if you live or work in Toronto. (In my opinion!) An extensively equipped, well staffed downtown gym, catering to professionals.
I'm an independent wellness consultant for Nikken International - please have a look at their site to learn more about their Wellness Home philosophy.
Body Energy Club Looking for supplements? Body Energy Club is my recommendation, in terms of selection, professional advice, and value.

Steve Nash Fitness World

This is BC's best known health club chain: an amalgamated company of fitness clubs which has 18 gyms across the Lower Mainland. I recommend the flagship location in downtown Vancouver. This 38,5000 sq.ft state-of-the-art training and recreation facility offers a variety of group classes (I taught there for several years), full member services, and a four level roster of nationally certified trainers. Their corporate mission statement is "to make fitness the best part of our members' day".

 

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