Canada’s Top Fitness Trainers 2022 – Panel Judges

Thank you to our expert panelists for helping us select this year’s featured instructors

2022 Panel Judges

Michael Bentley, Vancouver, B.C.
President of SierraSil Health, Inc.
Michael is President of SierraSil Health Inc, a company focused on restoring ability and joy for customers with chronic aches or soreness. He has been recognized with the Canadian Health Food Association Leadership Award and as one of Canada’s top 100 wellness influencers. He has served on numerous non-profits including the BC Sports Hall of Fame and the Council for Responsible Nutrition and is a graduate of UBC and Stanford Universities.

Barbara Brodowsky, Los Angeles, CA
Chief of Staff at WRKOUT
Barb is currently the Chief of Staff at WRKOUT, an online training platform that has created a robust market place for both trainers and clients to experience the best of everything in the health and wellness space. She has worked tirelessly over the years to find pathways for people in the fitness industry to make a living, or at least a great side hustle. Barb was formerly the Senior Director of Fitness and Global Field Operations with Beachbody. As the former Regional Manager with 24 hour Fitness, she managed the operations of 20+ clubs and 500+ instructors. Barb is an international speaker, master trainer and thought leader in fitness for over 25 years.

Jaylone Lee, Toronto, ON
CMO at Decathlon Canada
Jaylone joined Decathlon Canada as Chief Marketing and Communications Officer in January 2020. She has spent the last twenty years in Canadian retail in a variety of roles with a focus on digital transformation, e-commerce and marketing. In her role at Decathlon, she is pleased to promote the company’s mission of making the pleasures and benefits of sports accessible to the many. This mission includes an expanding network of experiential stores, as well as helping local communities get and stay active.

Louis J. Stack, Calgary, AB
Founder and President of Fitter International Inc.
Louis J. Stack is a former national-level athlete and the founder and president of the award-winning Fitter International Inc., a multimillion dollar company. Founded in 1985, Fitter is recognized worldwide for supplying premium professional and personal products that help people recover from and prevent injury, maintain balance and fitness and keep moving at work. Throughout his 30-plus years’ experience as a business owner, athlete and father, he has built a foundation of integrity and quality in everything he does. Along his journey, Stack has been an advocate and industry expert, often leading the way in the physical rehabilitation world and setting precedents in the way we approach our office environment.

Cynthia Watson, Calgary, AB
CEO of Vivo for Healthier Generations Society
Cynthia Watson is Chief Evolution Officer of Vivo for Healthier Generations Society, a charity on a mission to inspire a wholistic mindset for healthy living. She is on a lifelong quest to embolden others to make a bigger difference in the world. In her parallel universe, she is also co-chair of the ActiveCITY Collective. The Collective is made up of passionate individuals and organizations committed to connecting the active economy to help all Calgarians live healthier, happier and more active lives.

More 2021 Features

Canada’s Top Fitness Trainers – British Columbia
Canada’s Top Fitness Trainers – Alberta
Canada’s Top Fitness Trainers – East
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