MANAGER & HEAD TRAINER
Stephanie has been an active person starting from a young age. In the summer you will find her swimming laps, biking around and simply enjoying the outdoors. In the winter she and her family are on the ski hill every chance they get.
Her passion is Kettle Bells. You can find her doing her favorite TGUS or anything that has to do with lifting heavy things.
Stephanie discovered what is now BAM about 6 yrs. ago and fell in love with KB’s and functional fitness. She proceeded to get her CNT 1 and then invited and organized John Hinds to come to Montreal and teach a group of trainers and members the CNT 2 course as well. She has since completed several KB user classes from Louka Kurcer, the KB king of Montreal. Steph is always trying to further master her knowledge and technique of her beloved KB’s.
Stephanie has also created the popular outdoor Spartan Training class at our gym which is held at a different outdoor location every Sunday morning around the West Island.
Lorraine specializes in Metabolic Training, Boxing, and Nutrition She holds a Can-Fit Pro certification in Personal Training and has trained with some of the best boxing coaches around, such as the Grant Brothers. She now trains with the Canadian Super-Middle-Weight champion, Shakeel Phinn. She has also earned a Precision Nutrition certification in Sports Nutrition, which she uses to help people develop and maintain clean eating habits that keeps them young, healthy, energetic, and lean.
Lorraine left a job in academia — as a professor of literature-- for a career in fitness She still believes that much can be learned about life in books; however, she can also tell you how much can be learned about life in the boxing ring.
Senior Trainer, Yoga Instructor, brings a unique sense of humor and boundless energy to her training and to everyone around her. You will find her in the gym lifting seriously heavy, and then dancing the rest interval! When she is not teaching or training at BAM Training, Wendy is painting (take a look! www.wendytillett.ca), or depending on the season, cycling, running, skiing, or SUP paddling. Her other interests include the environment, wildlife, travel and triathlons. Level 2 Certified Natural Trainer, WKC Certified Kettlebell Trainer, Suspension Trainer Specialist, Certified Ashtanga, Yoga Instructor, CPR/first aid.
JASON “THE CORE” ALTIDOR
Born in Montreal, Quebec to parents of Barbadian and Haitian decent, Jason is an athlete who specializes in explosive, HIIT and core training. He loves to motivate people, trains clientele of all ages and had the opportunity to mentor at-risk youth to help guide them to the right direction, through fitness. Several years of athletics training include basketball, soccer, volleyball, calisthenics, and running track lead me to believe that the core is the foundation of all necessary movements and it all starts with a strong mindset. His creative workouts makes fitness fun and exciting, you can follow him on instagram: @jason_thecore_altidor
During his childhood, Jason was in the Royal Canadian Air Cadet for three years where he learned survival skills, social development, decision-making and leadership. His current interests and area of expertise include computer graphics, videography, animation and web development. He also writes poetry in his spare time.
Kim made a later-in-life career change to fitness after working in marketing/communications for many years and then staying home while her boys were small. Certified as a Personal Trainer with CanFitPro in 2010, Kim established MOVE Fitness Montreal, which offers personal training, small group training, and bootcamp-style classes. Kim challenges her clients to get outside their comfort zone both during and outside their workouts, and has accompanied groups to Spartan and other obstacle races, triathlons, bike trips, hikes, and more! Kim looks forward to adding some more FUN to the BAM community!
Tasha is a certified Personal Trainer who specializes in Functional Training, Animal Flow (certified) and the Mind Body Connection. With a history of bikini body building competitions, a lifetime of sports and being in the fitness industry for 6+ years, she is detailed oriented yet very attentive to how people want and should FEEL during their trainings. Tasha is also a Holistic Healing Coach who loves to heal, elevate and empower people through food & chakra healing, movement, mindfulness practices, meditation and emotional restoration. Passionate about helping others and always trying to bring a smile on people's faces, Tash loves to push people to do their personal best and to take a step into achieving radical well-being.
Barb has been in the fitness industry for over 15 years first as a personal trainer and then as a fitness instructor. She is certified in multiple Les Mills programs (Bodypump, Bodycombat, Cxworx) and ran her own successful outdoor BootKAMp for many years.
She is a stickler for form and loves to motivate people to do their best.
When she’s not out coaching participants, she is happiest in the company of books and cats (oh, and her wife and son 😉).
Robin is a highly experienced Registered Dietitian with a private practice in the West Island. She works with clients & athletes of all ages to help optimize their health & performance. When it comes to nutrition, she believes in striking the right balance between health & enjoyment, and does not believe in rules, restriction or deprivation. Robin has made several media appearances as a nutritional expert, including on Global Morning News, Breakfast Television, CBC Radio Noon and CJAD.