Westshore for Women

Trainers & Bios

Jessica Marchand

  • BCRPA Certified  Personal Trainer
  • First Aid/CPR
  • Advance Personal Training
  • Pre/Post natal workshop
  • Group Fitness

As a dedicated mother of two, a healthy lifestyle is very important to me.  After the birth of my first child I struggled, like most new moms, with the baby weight and trying to fit time into my new schedule to regain my ideal healthy image.  With the love and support of my family, I learned to balance both and along with welcoming a 2nd child, succeeded in becoming a BCRPA Certified Personal Trainer.

I enjoy outdoor fitness, hiking and keeping up with the many health and fitness trends out there.  Always up for a challenge means I am actively participating in new courses and classes to see what works and how it can be adopted into the routines that I design.  At home, I am trying out new recipes to find healthier options without skimping on my guilty pleasures.

My passion is unwavering and the support I offer to my clients is strong.  Customized fitness plans, strong knowledge of food and healthy eating, positive encouragement and motivation…let’s work as a team to help you be your best you!

Nicole Finlayson

I have a passion for being active and living a balanced lifestyle. During my degree in Athletic and Exercise Therapy at Camosun College I learned how I can share my knowledge and zeal of fitness with others through personal training.  On completion of my degree, I pursued my Strength and Conditioning Specialist certification through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.  I specialize in providing my clients with guidance and support to achieve their fitness goals and build fitness into their lifestyle. Specific areas of strength include: technique and form, safe execution of exercises and building strength and stability from a core foundation. If you want to successfully incorporate fitness into your life I am here to help you. Whether it is guidance starting an exercise routine, a boost over a fitness plateau, sport specific conditioning or return to activity training, I am here to make your session the best part of your day!

Certifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree of Athletic and Exercise Therapy
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (NSCA-CSCS)
  • National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP)/First Aid Responder with HCP

Mairi Pearson

I am a BCRPA certified personal trainer and group fitness leader. I was lucky to be taken under the wings of a long time fitness instructor who worked at two major recreation centers. I learned how to coach high and low impact aerobics and stretch and strength classes. I have participated in numerous workshops and taken part in healthy eating plans and I am quite knowledgeable in basic nutrition. I am aware of the positive effects diet and exercise has on my own physical well-being. I have an appreciation for what our bodies and minds can achieve.

Certifications

  • BCRPA Certified Personal Trainer
  • Group Fitness Instructor

Caroline Curtis-Street

I have had a couple careers under my belt from being a successful RMT (Registered Massage Therapist) for over ten years, a business owner and now a registered personal trainer.  I was also a top athlete participating in triathlons and a top ranked competitive swimmer. I still continue to run and enjoy my weight training regime and want to empower women of all ages, especially middle aged to elderly women, by showing them that aging can be a wonderful, healthy and happy process.

Certifications

  • Personal Trainer
  • Group Fitness
  • Massage Therapy(RMT)
  • Strength, Conditioning and flexibility

Hayley Skene

At a young age, I quickly discovered my passion for helping people in rehabilitation after having sustained two major knee injuries while playing competitive sports. As a certified Athletic Therapist, when training clients my focus is prevention. Prevention involves strengthening major muscle groups and focusing on stabilizing the muscles involved in supporting weight bearing joints. In my experience, I have learned that creativity is key; not one person is the same, nor is one injury.

Certifications

  • Certified Athletic Therapist –  CAT (C)
  • Bachelor’s Degree of Athletic and Exercise Therapy
  • First Responder – CPR/AED Level HCP

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Victoria For Women
401-3980 Shelbourne Street
Victoria, BC  V8N 6J1

Oak Bay For Women
2040 Oak Bay Avenue
Victoria BC  V8R 1E4

Peninsula For Women
6772 Oldfield Road
Saanichton, BC  V8M 2A3

Westshore For Women
947 Langford Parkway
Langford, BC  V9B 0A5

Nanaimo Wellington For Women
202-4300 Wellington Road
Nanaimo, BC  V9T 2H3

Nanaimo Bowen For Women
1815 Bowen Road
Nanaimo, BC  V9S 1H1

Courtenay For Women
960 England Avenue
Courtenay, BC  V9N 2N6

Campbell River For Women
206-489 South Dogwood Road
Campbell River, BC  V9W 6K6

Co-Ed Locations
Peninsula Co-Ed
6772 Oldfield Road
Saanichton, BC  V8M 2A3

Victoria Co-Ed
401-3980 Shelbourne Street
Victoria, BC  V8N 6J1

Nanaimo Co-Ed
202-4300 Wellington Road
Nanaimo, BC  V9T 2H3

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