• Primal BootCamp

    Strength Training, Circuit Training

    Primal BootCamp

    About

    Primal BootCamp classes incorporate strength training, cardiovascular conditioning and flexibility in a fun, creative and challenging circuit style class that can be performed by people of all levels.

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    • Wilson Hodges

      Wilson Hodges

      A Graduate of the George Brown College Fitness and Health Promotion Program, Wilson, NSCA-CPT, has over 4 years personal training, and group fitness leadership experience. As a student, Wilson was very involved with athletics, he was the captain of the George Brown Dragonboat Team, and a member of the GBC extramural ultimate frisbee team. He

      A Graduate of the George Brown College Fitness and Health Promotion Program, Wilson, NSCA-CPT, has over 4 years personal training, and group fitness leadership experience. As a student, Wilson was very involved with athletics, he was the captain of the George Brown Dragonboat Team, and a member of the GBC extramural ultimate frisbee team. He continues his involvement with the college, working for in athletics and recreation, and continues to coach the George Brown Dragonboat Team. Wilson’s training philosophy is based on functional strength, movement, and sustainable fitness.

      Education/ Achievements

      • George Brown College – Fitness & Health Promotion Program
      • NSCA-CPT – National Strength & Conditioning Association, Certified Personal Trainer
      • CFES – Group Fitness Instructor – Canadian Fitness Education Services

      Contact Info

      416.899.9183
      wilson@primalmovement.ca

    • Mike Auchterlonie

      Mike Auchterlonie

      A certified Personal Training Specialist (PTS) with a passion for powerlifting and strength training.

      I am certified Personal Training Specialist (PTS) with a passion for powerlifting and strength training. Whether you’re interested in losing weight or gaining lean muscle mass, body toning or increasing strength, I’ll help you achieve your goals with practical programming involving basic barbell movements and efficient conditioning. Growing up, my athletic interests were geared specifically towards hockey, but in high school, I joined the wrestling team. Weighing in at 155 lbs, I wanted nothing more than to become bigger, stronger, and faster to gain a competitive edge. My coach introduced me to the weight room, and I was hooked. With four years of intensive barbell training, I have gained 90lbs of mass, and my comparative strength has increased more than threefold. My focus has typically been powerlifting, but I also have experience with Strongman and Olympic weightlifting. I still strive to get bigger and stronger everyday, and I’m working towards powerlifting competitively in the near future.

      Education/ Achievements

      • Can-Fit Pro PTS (Personal Trainer Specialist)
      • Powerlifting Competitor

      Contact Info

      416.899.9183
      mike@primalmovement.ca

    • Easton Lannaman

      Easton Lannaman

      A versatile trainer and group instructor who helps people with various fitness goals achieve their best.

      Easton has been active his entire life while focusing primarily on cycling, skiing and rock climbing. He is a graduate of the George Brown College Fitness & Health Promotion Program, a certified personal trainer through the National Strength and Conditioning Association (NSCA-CPT) as well as a Group Fitness Instructor through the Canadian Fitness Education Services (CFES). He strongly believes in fitness for health and performance. Whether you’re looking for everyday functional strength, sport/activity specific improvements, fat loss, increase in lean body weight or improving overall mobility Easton has the knowledge and skills to put you on the right path. While working with clients he focuses on ensuring a client has a strong foundation to build upon, breaking down and mastering movements into their simplest stages or variations and then progressing from there. By helping you exercise safely and effectively, Easton’s goal is not only to help you achieve your own goals but to also educate and help you gain the knowledge and abilities that will benefit you along the way.

      Education/ Achievements

      • George Brown College – Fitness & Health Promotion Program
      • NSCA-CPT – National Strength & Conditioning Association, Certified Personal Trainer
      • CFES – Group Fitness Instructor – Canadian Fitness Education Services

      Contact Info

      647.782.4555
      easton@primalmovement.ca

  • FightFit Kickboxing

    Cardio, Fat-Burning, Strength

    FightFit Kickboxing

    About

    Fight Fit Kickboxing is a fantastic way to enjoy all the fitness benefits of kickboxing in a fun and fast paced class that is safe (no fighting/sparring). You will learn proper technique and use it to kick and punch your way through circuits that incorporate bag and pad work, strength training, speed & agility and cardio.

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    • Kiian Knight

      Kiian Knight

      Champion Kickboxer who instructs both 1-on-1 and in groups.

      At the age of 21, Kiian Knight has already gained a great reputation in the fight world and fitness industry. As a certified Canfit level 1 personal trainer and amateur competitive kickboxer, he has taught and teaches a variety of classes around the city, including kickboxing, full body circuit, and strength training .  Kiian has participated in martial arts since the age of 6, specifically developing a passion for kickboxing in his teens.  In 2014, he held the title as a North American K1 kickboxing champion.  Currently he is an amateur competitive fighter and loves to share his passion for kickboxing and fitness with those who want to get fit and learn to fight.

  • Primal Yoga

    Core/ Strength / Flexibility / Balance

    Primal Yoga

    About

    Primal Movement offers Primal Yoga Classes in Leslieville Toronto. Primal Yoga is a 1 hour fun but challenging yoga class incorporating core strengthening, stretching, twisting and meditation in motion, all in one session. Proven to be extremely beneficial for athletes concerned with overall tight muscles especially tight hamstrings and hip flexors. A great compliment to many other types of training.

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    • Lou Berkovits

      Lou Berkovits

      A practicing yogi and Power Yoga teacher committed to sharing my love and passion for yoga.

      I’m Lou Berkovits, a practicing yogi and Power Yoga teacher committed to sharing my love and passion for yoga. I teach a vinyasa or flow of movements based on the Journey Into Power series created by Baron Baptiste. I have consistently found this series to be the most challenging, rewarding and beneficial. Regardless of how many times I have practiced this flow, no two experiences have ever been the same. Each practice is as unique as that day, as that time, and as that moment. Get ready to work hard, get sweaty, get messy, and create the possibilities that lie within you to evolve into your grounded and true self.

      Contact Info

      647.752.4555
      info@primalmovement.ca

  • Muscle Beach

    Outdoor Bootcamp, Calisthentics

    Muscle Beach

    About

    Once a month, through the summer season we take our primal bootcamps to the beach! You can expect similar level of intensity a our BootCamp Classes with a lot of focus on utilizing the natural terrain and outdoor calisthenics stations. A great sweat in the great outdoors!

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    • Thomas Heffernan

      Thomas Heffernan

      He opted to open Primal Movement and forge his own vision for a fitness facility that puts it’s members and clients first.

      A former elite middle distance track athlete, Thomas has taken his passion for athletics and fitness and molded it into a vessel for helping others achieve their personal fitness, health and athletic goals. Thomas has worked in the sports and recreation industry since 2002, as an athletics coach and strength trainer. In 2009, he began training full time in London before returning to Toronto in 2011. After years of working in a big chain gym, disenchanted by the work environment and training methods, he opted to open Primal Movement and forge his own vision for a fitness facility that puts it’s members and clients first. Since it’s opening Primal has seen two expansions with the addition of Primal MMA and Training Studio / Clinic in 2014.

      Thomas believes in a wholistic approach to training, encompassing all aspects of fitness and wellness, both body and mind. He views the human being as an athlete inherently, and trains his clients following this mantra. Thomas trains clients of all ages, with a wide spectrum of goals. From young athletes looking to gain an edge with their strength and conditioning, to individuals who simply want to look and feel better through weight loss, lean muscle development and a change in body composition. His specialties include Hypertrophy (muscle development), Fat Loss, Injury Rehabilitation, Athletic Conditioning and Strength and Conditioning for MMA.

      Education/ Achievements

      • Honours BA M.I.T. University of Western Ontario
      • Can-Fit Pro PTS (Personal Trainer Specialist)
      • Can-Fit Pro NWS (Nutrition and Wellness Specialist)
      • Named as Top Fitness Professional in Toronto by Nike in Feb 2017

      Contact Info

      416.899.9183
      thomas@primalmovement.ca

  • Primal MVMT

    Movement, Vitality, Mobility, Training

    Primal MVMT

    About

    Primal Movement offers Primal MVMT Classes in Leslieville Toronto. M.V.M.T. stands for Movement, Versatility, Mobility Training. Primal MVMT is a 1 hour fun but challenging class incorporating movement and mobility work, core strengthening, stretching, twisting, lunging, jumping, pushing, pulling, lifting and other natural human movement patterns. If you’re tired of your typical weightlifting routine and want to explore something new Primal MVMT is a great class for you.

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    • Kiian Knight

      Kiian Knight

      Champion Kickboxer who instructs both 1-on-1 and in groups.

      At the age of 21, Kiian Knight has already gained a great reputation in the fight world and fitness industry. As a certified Canfit level 1 personal trainer and amateur competitive kickboxer, he has taught and teaches a variety of classes around the city, including kickboxing, full body circuit, and strength training .  Kiian has participated in martial arts since the age of 6, specifically developing a passion for kickboxing in his teens.  In 2014, he held the title as a North American K1 kickboxing champion.  Currently he is an amateur competitive fighter and loves to share his passion for kickboxing and fitness with those who want to get fit and learn to fight.