About Joy


Joy is a certified personal trainer in Toronto, ON with a specialization in prenatal and postnatal fitness.

Joy has always led an active and healthy lifestyle, for years getting a bounty of exercise in the gym and in the great outdoors. Leading by example, she has diligently maintained a beautiful and healthy figure. The keys to her success have always been a healthy diet, plenty of well-planned exercise, and finding the joy in being active.

Working out isn't necessarily work, but should be an enjoyable activity with plenty of healthy benefits. This is the motivation she brings to her clients to ensure they can reach their goals as well.

A mother of two adorable little boys, Joy knows first-hand what it is like to balance the needs of continued exercise for the sake of her own health and that of her children, with the care required for protecting a life growing inside her. As well, she knows the dedication required to restore that figure back to its healthy form after a child is born. These are experiences that Joy uses to help other new and soon-to-be mothers realistically and safely maintain and build their health.

Joy currently holds Canfitpro's PTS certification as a Personal Training Specialist, as well the PFS certification as a Pre- and Post-Natal Fitness Specialist, and the NWL certification as a weight-loss specialist. Joy is also certified by Fitness Kickboxing Canada as a Level III fitness kickboxing instructor. Further, she holds YogaFit's certifications as an instructor for yoga, kids' yoga, and pre- and post-natal yoga.

Certifications

  • Personal Training Specialist (CanfitPro PTS)
  • Pre- and Post-Natal Fitness Specialist (CanfitPro PFS)
  • Nutrition and Weight-Loss Specialist (CanfitPro NWL)
  • Yoga Instructor (YogaFit)
  • Pre- and Post-Natal Yoga Instructor (YogaFit)
  • Kids' Yoga Instructor (YogaFit)
  • Fitness Kickboxing Instructor Level III (Fitness Kickboxing Canada)
  • Bootcamp Canada Coach (Fitness Kickboxing Canada)
  • Fitness Mixed Martial Arts Instructor (Fitness Kickboxing Canada)
  • Core Confidence Instructor (Bellies Inc.)
  • Booty Barre Method Instructor (Booty Barre)

What People are Saying...

  • Mary
    Our 3 month training session has come to an end, however it is just the beginning. I am very pleased with my results, and not just the scale number, but a new found energy and confidence which comes when feeling better. Although you seem to have a soft and gentle demeanor, I tell people not to let that fool them. You take a personal interest in getting it right, whatever right is for that person. It's not a one size fits all, and you don't take that approach - you cutomize according to one's ability and help them get stronger. Thank you for that. No hesitation in recommending you, I look forward to future classes especially the "Beauty Bar".
    Mary
  • Teresa K
    When I first contacted Joy, I was sceptical and unsure if she would be the right fit to whip my daughter into shape.  That didn’t last long.  Joy came to our home, introduced herself to us and explained the “plan” on getting our daughter from the couch to being physically fit.  Joy worked with our daughter three days a week for about two months and now comes once a week.  Joy has taught our daughter how to exercise properly, the importance of food, nutrition, and water. Mary has transformed into a person who enjoys exercise, enjoys good food, and now drinks more water.  We are a fit family who exercise regularly now and can’t thank Joy enough for introducing Mary to all forms of exercise. Thank you Joy.
    Teresa K
  • Lesley M
    Joy has given me "joy" in exercise and training in not only my life, but also through the fun wiggles programs for my girls. Being a mother, she understands my struggles, but she keeps your goals in mind to keep you motivated. If you want your body and strength back, Joy is the one to help you. Highly recommended!!
    Lesley M
  • Cheryl R
    Joy is an amazing personal trainer and fitness instructor. She created a program that helped me to meet my fitness goals, as well as, maintain the results going forward. Joy specializes in many fitness disciplines which kept our workouts dynamic, challenging but fun. Everyone needs to try bootybarre, I love it and I highly recommend adding it to your workout experience. Thank you Joy!
    Cheryl R

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