Meet The Team
Leah Esplen – Owner & Head Instructor/Trainer
Children – Grace (age 12) & Rose (age11)
Education – MSc (Biomedical Physiology & Kinesiolgy), BSc (Kinesiology)
Fitness Education – canfitpro Pre & Post Natal Fitness Specialist PROTRAINER; canfitpro Nutrition & Weight Loss PROTRAINER; BCRPA Trainer of Fitness Leaders in Fitness Theory, Aquatic Fitness & Weight Training; BCRPA Fitness Leader in Personal Training, Fitness Yoga & Third Age; 200 hr Yogafit Instructor; Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology (CSEP) Certified Exercise Physiologist
‘Jobs’ – Mom, wife, head instructor/owner of MommyMoves Pre & Post Natal Fitness, head instructor/owner of TerrAqua Rehab & Fitness Education, sessional instructor at Simon Fraser University, international fitness conference presenter (IDEA), fitness workshop/course presenter, program implementation consultant, volunteer (YMCA & Martha Currie Elementary School), swim club coach (Flippers Summer Swim Club), …did I mention ‘mom’?
Goals – To maintain my status as mom & wife while enjoying life to the fullest. It may seem to some that I do a lot but I believe that if I am enjoying life and fitness then I am a positive role model for my girls. If I can do all that and still be there for the field trips to the pumpkin patch and listening to my girls read bedtime stories and share their day with me then I think we are all the happier for it!
Personal Philosophy – Moderation is the key to a healthy, happy life.
Sherri Marcotte – Instructor/Trainer
Children – Crystal (age 17), Justina (age 15), Genevieve (age 13), John (age 10), Stephen (age 8), Emily (age 5) & Georgina (age 3)
Education – Special Education Teachers Assistant
Fitness Education – canfitpro Pre & Post Natal Fitness Secialist, canfitpro Personal Training Specialist, BCRPA Fitness Theory, BCRPA Aquatic Fitness.
‘Jobs’ – Wife, Home-schooling Stay-at-home Mom, Owner of Reacquainting Ruth Fitness for Women.
Goals – To keep on top of and 2 steps ahead of my active family while attempting to check off my bucket l list to train for my personal goals: to participate in the Tough Mudder and The Ride To Conquer Cancer.
Personal Philosophy – YOU GOT THIS! It’s your workout, make it your own!