JENNIFER GENDRON, Health & Wellness Coach, Owner/General Manager Lifestyles Fitness
canfitpro PTS/FIS/HWL & PRO TRAINER, CCF Certified Coach Practitioner
Jennifer founded Lifestyles Health & Fitness Studio in 2008 as a small group fitness studio and has grown the business over the years in to the full-service health & wellness center that it is today. She has worked in the fitness industry since 2004 where she began her career in a gym setting as a personal trainer and group fitness instructor before adding additional certifications and bringing teaching and coaching in to her portfolio.
Jennifer is a canfitpro PRO TRAINER as well as a certified Personal Trainer & Fitness Instructor Specialist. She has also completed the canfitpro Healthy Eating & Weight Loss certification and has most recently attained the designation of Certified Coach Practitioner through the Certified Coaches Federation of Canada. In addition to these certifications, Jennifer has completed training and certifications in Level 1 YogaFit, YMCA Group Cycling and Level 1 Pilates, Transcendent Meditation and is a Level 1 Reiki practitioner.
Jennifer is passionate about health and wellness and truly believes in the importance of living a balanced lifestyle focusing not only on physical health but on the mind, body, spirit connection that addresses total wellness. As a Health & Wellness Coach, Jennifer enjoys helping clients empower themselves to attain their goals and achieve balanced lifestyles through her life & wellness coaching. She also works as a course facilitator and presenter with a passion for motivating others to reach their full potential.
Outside of work, Jennifer and her husband Dan are the busy parents of three teenage boys. She sits on a number of non-profit boards and is actively involved in the community and personally enjoys running, cycling, playing hockey, hiking, and practicing yoga, meditation and drumming.
Contact us today to book your free consultation with Jen to find out how she can help you on your journey to becoming a holistically healthy you!
TARA DAYE, Fitness Program Director
canfitpro PTS/FIS & PRO TRAINER
As Fitness Program Director at Lifestyles Health & Wellness, Tara is responsible for leading, training and managing the Personal Training department. With just shy of 10 years experience in the industry and on a mission of wellness, she is focused on improving people’s everyday movement and living, creating sustainable healthy eating habits, and instilling proper exercise routines and frame of mind for her clients.
Tara has worked with a diverse clientele including those with an amputee, injury recovery, CP, Scoliosis, MMA fighters, Volleyball & Baseball players, Professional Equine riders and pre & post-natal clients.
Tara’s certifications include PRO TRAINER for canfitpro, Personal Training Specialist, Fitness Instructor Specialist, Yogafit, Bender Ball, Fitness Kickboxing with FKCI, and FMS. Tara attends yearly courses and fitness conferences to continually expand her knowledge.
Tara is a competitor in Bodybuilding shows in the Figure category and is also a coach for other competitors putting together comprehensive plans for every step of the journey.
Tara designs and runs comprehensive weight loss/strength building programs, teaches fitness classes including Stroller Fit, helps to mentor other trainers, and also volunteers her time at local schools and events.
JANICE MCCURDY, Group Fitness Coordinator
canfitpro PTS/FIS & PRO TRAINER
Janice joined the Lifestyles team in 2015 bringing with her a wealth of knowledge and experience having been active as a fitness professional since the early 90s. She originally certified with Fitness NB and has held several certifications including Fitness Instructor, Older Adjust Leader, Weight Training Leader, Fitness Instructor Evaluator and Certified Fitness Consultant. She now holds her certifications through canfitpro and holds both the FIS (Fitness Instructor Specialist) and PTS (Personal Trainer Specialist) certifications. In addition, she most recently obtained her canfitpro PRO TRAINER certification as an associate. She also holds certifications in both YogaFit Leve 1 & 2.
Janice teaches a wide variety of group fitness classes and also enjoys working with a number of Personal Training clients with would include new exercisers, older adults, those recovering from injury and anyone looking to improve their overall fitness and achieve new fitness goals. In her role as Group Fitness Coordinator, Janice also oversees the group fitness programming at Lifestyles as well as the training and hiring of group fitness instructors.
Book your consultation with Janice today to find out how she can help you on your fitness journey!
Debbie Doiron, canfitpro PTS
Debbie joined the Lifestyles crew in 2013 as a member of our customer service team. After working over 20 years in the corporate world, Debbie was ready for a career change and was looking to pursue her passion for fitness.
Since that time, Debbie has completed her Personal Trainer Specialist certification and is now working to add the Healthy Eating & Weight loss and Fitness Instructor Specialist certifications to her list of qualifications. Debbie enjoys working with a variety of clients and is especially passionate about working with new exercisers and also those more experienced but looking for that extra guidance to help them take their program to the next level. She is now booking consultations and taking on new clients in a variety of timeslots.
In addition to her training, Debbie’s smiling face is the first that greets members as the come in the front door. She is quick to ensure that new members feel welcome and comfortable in our facility and is always available to answer members’ questions.
Debbie is an avid cycling and group fitness enthusiast who is quick to share her passion for fitness and healthy living with everyone she meets. Drop in to see Deb today to find out how she can help you achieve your goals!
Sherry Lawless, canfitpro PTS/FIS
Sherry was a regular member at Lifestyles for a number of years before coming on board as a member of our Customer Service team. She has a true passion for health and fitness and has worked hard since that time to complete both her Personal Trainer and Fitness Instructor Specialist certifications with canfitpro. She is now in the process of completing her TRX instructor course as well. Sherry is also a Level 1 certified Reiki practitioner and continues to further her training and education in this area.
While Sherry enjoys a variety of classes, her greatest passion is in working with and teaching suspension band training (SBT). She enjoys working both one on one with clients as well as with small groups as well as incorporating SBT in to circuit training classes. If you are looking for a challenge and wanting to increase your strength and endurance, Sherry would love to meet with you to discuss how she can help you reach your goals!
When not at work, Sherry is the busy mom of two teenage boys and is an active outdoorswomen enjoying hunting, fishing and spending time in nature.
KIM LONG, canfitpro PTS/FIS, YMCA Cycling Instructor
Kim started out as an active member at Lifestyles and developed a passion for fitness that she wanted to share with others. This led her to become a canfitpro certified Fitness Instructor Specialist in May of 2008. She also completed her Level 1 Pilates training as well as her YMCA Cycling certification. Most recently, Kim attained her canfitpro Personal Trainer Specialist certification.
Kim has exercised for as long as she can remember because it makes her feel healthier and more vibrant. Teaching allows her to continue to push herself physically and share her knowledge with all participants while continuing to learn and stay current within the fitness industry.
Kim enjoys teaching a variety of group fitness classes and is looking forward to now working one on one with clients from older adults to those looking to begin or enhance their own personal fitness journeys.
TAMMIE FOURNIER, Can Fit Pro FIS YMCA Cycling Instructor
Tammie Fournier has been teaching fitness since 1992. She originally certified with the New Brunswick Council of Fitness and Active Living and is now a Certified Fitness Instructor Specialist with Can Fit Pro.
Tammie has also been a Registered Respiratory Therapist since 1992. She is an instructor for the Respiratory Therapy program at the New Brunswick Community College and holds her Certificate in Adult Education through UNB. She continues to work on her Degree in Adult Education, with hopes to complete this by 2016!
Tammie has thoroughly enjoyed working and teaching respiratory care as well as fitness, and has loved working with all age groups along the way. Her favorite classes are Step, Body Sculpt, Aquacise and Spin.
Bruce Langdon, canfitpro PTS
Bruce has been an active member of Lifestyles for several years and has a desire to share what he has learned with others. He recently completed his Personal Training Specialist certification with canfitpro. He has received individual personal training in Olympic lists for over two years and recognizes how they can be utilized by athletes of all sports and skill levels. Bruce was a Coaching Association of Canada certified soccer coach, and coached teams in Hampton for several years. He also played competitive soccer for the UNB Seawolves, NBCC in the Yankee Small Colledge Conference and in the UNB Saint John Indoor Soccer League.
Bruce is committed to correct form when lifting and is passionate about technique. He also knows how to overcome adversity in health restrictions as he can modify programming around the condition. Bruce does not see age or health as restrictions from exercise, but only opportunities to use alternative methods. He desires to see exercise not only for improving health, but being functional as well. Bruce plans to continue his education with a focus on the science of strength training, functional training and mobility.