As a Registered Kinesiologist with over 12 years of applied knowledge and hands on experience, Elise is passionate about helping people choose healthy habits to reduce stress in their lives. She started as a physiotherapy assistant treating patients in long-term care and quickly learned that there is no value in material things unless you have your health.
Elise empowers her personal training clients through choice and challenge to build confidence. As a competitive athlete herself, she understands the journey to achievement and greater confidence in one's self. Elise has completed 4 national marathons, 1 Olympic distance triathlon, and continues to play soccer.
Elise has extensive experience in working in athletic programs at George Brown College, exercise prescription lab management at Humber College, and in business development for start up businesses' in the fitness industry. She also has enjoyed time volunteering at places such as The Arthritis Society, building health awareness for charity.
2011 - Great Wall of China Marathon and fundraised over $8,000 for
The Arthritis Society.
2012 - Australia for one year. Started an Australian personal training business in Queensland.
2013 - Returned home to Toronto. Experienced an all-time low and had to re-start her life again.
2014 - Started and operated a fitness boutique downtown Toronto (Electro-Muscle Stimulation Personal Training).
2015 - Experienced high anxiety followed by a deep depression. Couldn't be motivated to get out of bed in the morning.
Hired at University Health Network and George Brown College
2016 - Fired from the business she help build from scratch and started her 4th fitness business venture #embitious.
2017 - Leading women through retreats, self-care solutions, and personal training.
Embitious Health & Muscle Community was born to help others maintain active living for life!
If you see Elise at an event, working at a fitness studio, please don’t hesitate to come up to her and say hello, and share part of your journey with her.