Fitness Director: Jeff Mitchell
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(Programs are for members only. Non-members please contact the Club for membership information)
Why Choose Personal Training?
Make the Most of your Time.
People cite time as the primary barrier standing in the way of their fitness goals. We know that your time is valuable and personal training will cater to your busy schedule. Whether you have 60mins three times a week, 30mins twice a week or 60mins twice a month, you can start working towards your goals with a trainer today!
People who set goals are 90% more likely to be successful in their lifetime than those without goals. Sitting down with a personal trainer to sort out the fact and fiction of fitness will help you to attain SMART goals suited for your lifestyle. Every person is unique and our trainers will create a program just for you.
While we all know what it is we want and what we should be doing to live a healthy life, but sometimes we just need to have the motivation to get up and do it! Take ownership of your exercise plan and work with your trainer to test your limits and try new techniques to challenge your workouts!
What is a Personal Trainer?
A personal trainer is a coach, an educator, a motivator and a professional. A personal trainer has a genuine interest in healthy lifestyle, personal wellbeing and the wellbeing of others. A trainer’s priority is helping clients to improve the quality of life through fitness and health!
Starter Pack with Full Fitness Assessment – $275
This option is great for beginners or individuals looking to start a brand new program. The starter pack includes an initial consultation, individual program design, a full fitness assessment and 3 one hour training sessions!
Fitness Assessment – $80
A fitness assessment will take into consideration all your fitness abilities and limitations. Whether you are looking for to start a new program or measure your progress this session will give you answers. This assessment will include values for aerobic capacity, coordination and speed, muscular fitness, power and endurance as well as flexibility and imbalance as well as %FFM.
Private Training Sessions
|Single Session / Month||30 minutes||$30/session|
|Single Session / Month||1 hour||$60/session|
|2-5 Sessions / Month||1 hour||$55/session|
|6+ Sessions / Month||1 hour||$50/session|
Need that extra motivation to keep you in check? Bring a partner to your training session and work together with your trainer on an interactive program that will cater to both your needs!
Partner Training Sessions
|Single Session / Month||1 hour||$40/person|
|2-5 Sessions / Month||1 hour||$35/person|
|6+ Sessions / Month||1 hour||$30/person|
The Fitness Staff
Jeff Mitchell - Fitness Director
Jeff graduated from the University of Manitoba's Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management in 2007.
Graduating as Kinesiology Graduate of the Year Jeff has always put emphasis on his education and continuing to learn and adapt as the industry grows and changes. Jeff has many years of personal training and health & fitness consultation experience working with a wide range of individuals.
Jeff has always been a committed athlete competing in a wide variety of sports from Hockey to Volleyball and everything in between, with his main love being for racquet sports. Jeff brings a friendly, positive attitude with him and is driven by a passion to help people live healthy & happy lives.
Meagan Wilson- Head Trainer
Meagan studied kinesiology at the University of Winnipeg and is a Certified Personal Trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA-CPT) and the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP-CPT). She holds specialty certifications in ViPR movement based strength training and is a Sport Strength Level 1 coach. Meagan has a sound knowledge of anatomy and physiology through 10 years as a Remedial Massage Therapist. She is also a Certified Yoga Instructor with over 500 hours of yoga teacher training and most recently completed 250 hours of Thai yoga massage training in Thailand.
Meagan is a student of everything movement based! She is always looking for ways to help optimize the lives of her clients. Her philosophy is “Movement is Life”. Through coaching Meagan hopes to educate, empower, and inspire people to engage in life through movement! Her goal with all her clients is to help them understand, challenge and balance their bodies so they can engage in the activities that feed their spirit!
She brings 20 years of experience and takes a multidisciplinary approach to training - focusing on technique and functional movement. She regularly upgrades her skills, attending yearly fitness conferences to learn the latest research and training methodologies. Meagan has a passion for travel and has been to Australia, Africa, India, Thailand, Cambodia, Indonesia, Spain, Portugal, Costa Rica, Mexico, and the USA. Her love of the world and believe in self-care and personal development guides her to travel yearly for retreat to study yoga and meditation. She strives to integrate modern science with Eastern practices. She believes that as we strengthen the body, mind and spirit we can start living in a way where lasting change is possible!
Alex graduated from Colorado State University in Pueblo in 2013 with a Bachelors of Science in Exercise Science and Kinesiology and is certified by the National Strength and Conditioning Association as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist. Alex has continued his education earning various certifications and is currently working on a nutrition certification through Precision Nutrition.
Alex played college tennis on a scholarship in Minnesota and Colorado and has competed and won multiple singles and doubles titles. Alex still plays tennis competitively and coaches as well throughout the year.
With his life experiences as a trainer, high level athlete and experiencing weight issues as a child, Alex has a deep passion for health and fitness. Alex not only has a love for enhancing athletes performance but for helping people improve their fitness, health and overall quality of life through movement and knowledge.
Aimee has been with the Winnipeg Winter Club for over 3 years now, gaining a wide variety of experience and skills in large group classes, assessments and training with individuals. Aimee is Certified in Group Fitness; Resistance Training; Older Adults and Personal Training.
Aimee has an incredible high level of energy, enthusiastic and commitment to her career. With her passion to make fitness a positive experience for each participant, she does her best to connect with her clients to make their specific goals a reality.
Ainsley comes to WWC with over 10 years experience in the fitness industry. She started her journey in 2006 with a body transformation from the 'freshman 15 (and more)" to the competitive stage. Ainsley competed all over North America earning many titles and reaching many goals including multiple magazine covers and features.
A Human Nutritional Sciences degree, Certified Personal Training Specialist and currently studying to become a Holistic Health Coach (specialization in Childhood nutrition), gives Ainsley the knowledge to help every client reach their personal goals and create lifelong healthy habits.
Ainsley has held many titles over the years but the one closest to her heart was becoming a mother in 2016. She has learned that juggling a busy family life,the effects of pregnancy on the body and many other struggles are a part of reality for many and aims to help all find the healthiest lifestyles for the individual and their families.
Amanda has always had a passion for movement and overall wellbeing. Growing up doing competitive ballet, she then moved onto yoga, running and curling. A regular book worm, Amanda knows that the learning is never done in the ever fluid health and fitness industry. Amanda graduated top of her class in the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Kinesiology and Recreation Management in 2010. Amanda is certified in Yoga, Thai Massage and several Manitoba Fitness Council certifications.
Working with Amanda, you can expect; encouragement, support, a focus on body alignment, a chance to calm your mind and body from the stresses of daily life and a great sense of humour. Expect sessions to be challenging that work with your goals and ability.
Ashleigh has a Bachelor of Kinesiology degree from the University of Manitoba and is recognized as a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist by the National Strength and Conditioning Association. She has worked in sport and fitness settings for 6 years, training teams and individuals in a variety of disciplines while holding various coaching certifications through the NCCP. Her approach to training is "technique first", and emphasizes a balanced approach in her programs.
Ashleigh is excited to show you just how amazing and capable your body can be!
Barb has been one of our longest serving trainers here at the WWC. Graduating in 1979 with a B.Ed. degree, Phys Ed major, she has spent decades obtaining many fitness certifications and attending numerous conferences throughout North America. Barb has a great deal of experience working with a wide range of individuals seeking a variety of health and fitness goals. Barb is passionate about health and wellness and enjoys encouraging others.
Vincent became a certified Personal Fitness Trainer in 2012 and has been gaining experience ever since. In 2013 he received his certification in TRX Team training. His history in training goes back much farther than 2012, having been involved in martial arts both as a student and instructor since 2006. Over the years Vincent has worked with people from all walks of life, from athletes and fighters to people that just want to make positive changes in their lives.
Vincent has a love for all manner of physical activity and believes that the most important components to creating a healthier lifestyles are discipline and consistency.