Meet the Team

We believe in helping you discover your passion for fitness so that you will walk through our doors motivated and excited to move. Learn more about our educated, experienced, and dedicated team of trainers who put the PERSONAL in personal trainer.

Lia Foster Personal Trainer

Lia

Ruben

Hayden

Eric

Paulo

Lia Foster

Co-Owner of BST

  • NSCA CSCS Certified
  • Muscle Activation Technique (MAT) Certified
  • Division 1 NCAA Women’s Soccer player
  • U20 Colombia Women’s National Team Player
  • Marshall University Bachelor of Science| Major in Dietetics & Minor in Exercise Science

My passion is to teach people how to move their bodies, eat nutritious foods and recover like an athlete so they can reach new levels in their training and their life! At BST, I delve into training with individuals on a daily basis. During the day I organize personal training sessions and group classes that span all difficulties, I am here to help everyone reach their goals and continue to be motivated to make new ones.

Ruben de Baat

Co-Owner of BST

  • ISSA Certified Personal Trainer
  • Muscle Activation Practitioner
  • ISSA Certified Corrective Exercise Specialist
  • Kettlebell Certified
  • CrossFit Certified
  • NESTA Certified Heart Rate Performance Specialist
  • NESTA Core Conditioning Specialist
  • NESTA Certified Sports Injury Specialist

I am proud to work with a team of fitness professionals that understand the importance of customized exercise. My goal is to help you work on the things your body needs, to allow you to do the things you enjoy doing most!

Kelsey Irwin

Personal Trainer

  • Canfitpro Personal Training Specialist

  • Honours Bachelor of Sociology

  • ISSA Certified Nutritionist

  • NESTA Core Conditioning Specialist

  • NESTA Metabolic Conditioning Coach

  • NLS Certified Lifeguard/WSI Swim Instructor

As a trainer, the most rewarding part of my job is seeing my clients become their healthiest and happiest selves. I believe that exercise and proper nutrition is vital to living your best life, and there is nothing I love more than educating others in a way that will benefit them for the rest of their lives. Here at BST, I train clients privately and semi-privately, ranging from beginner to advanced. Contact me today and we will work together to create a program that will keep you excited and motivated for each and every workout!

Michael Tuzi

Personal Trainer

  • ISSA Certified Personal Trainer
  • ISSA Certified Nutritionist
  • ISSA Certified Fitness Coach
  • NESTA Certified Heart Rate Performance Specialist
  • NESTA Certified Biomechanics Specialist

It is my goal to help every individual I work with become the best version of themselves. I strive to make my clients confident, powerful, and at peace with themselves, allowing them to put their best foot forward in the gym, on the field, or in life. If you have a body, you can be an athlete.

Leah Crowley

Personal Trainer

  • CANFITPRO Personal Training Specialist
  • CSNN Registered Holistic Nutritionist
  • Brookbush Institute Human Movement Specialist
  • DTS Body Transformation Specialist
  • Pre & Post NataL Specialist

I have a great passion for helping my clients achieve their health and fitness goals. I design training programs by tailoring workouts to include strength, cardio, balance, and flexibility depending on each individuals’ goals, activity level and age. As a certified Holistic Nutritionist, I am also able to assist in developing plans for nutrition and healthy habits. I strive to help you reach your goals and make you the happiest, healthiest, and most confident version of you that you can be. It is never too late to get started on your fitness journey. Everybody is different and requires a different recipe. Learn to live life well, whatever that may look like for you.

Hayden Eade

Personal Trainer

  • CanFitPro Certified Personal Trainer
  • PreScript Level 1 Coach
  • DTS Level 1 Certified
  • DTS Lean Body Coach
  • TRX Suspension Training System Qualified Coach

After 10+ years of hockey & soccer, I eventually found my way into the world of fitness and it has completely changed my life. My passion is to continue learning, and to share what I've learned with everyone, in an effective, easy to understand way, that allows us to work toward your goals and build consistent, sustainable, healthy habits along the way.

I believe every individual should have the opportunity to become the best version of themselves. STRIVE FOR STRENGTH.

Eric Pariselli

Muscle Activation Techniques (MAT) Specialist, Personal Trainer

  • MAT Master Level Wrist & Hand, Advanced Foot Mechanics, Cervical Spine
  • Mastery Level Resistance Training Specialist RTS
  • CanFitPro Personal Trainer

I want to build an exercise process with your goals and needs in mind. My philosophy is that exercise should fit you not the other way around. I’ve worked confidently with people pre and post surgery, rehabbing from injuries, and/or having challenges fitting in to traditional exercise.

I’m eager to help you with whatever your challenge is and passionate about changing your experience and relationship with exercise

Paulo Mendes

Personal Trainer/ Muscle Activation Techniques (MAT) Specialist

  • Muscle Activation Techniques Specialist
  • ISSA Certified Personal Trainer
  • ISSA Certified Nutritionist
  • ISSA Certified Fitness Coach

I WAS AN ATHLETE FOR MOST OF MY LIFE AND SUFFERED FROM MANY PREVENTABLE SPORTS RELATED INJURIES. THESE EXPERIENCES LED ME TO BECOME A PERSONAL TRAINER, SO THAT I COULD HELP MY CLIENTS OVERCOME INJURIES, BECOME STRONGER AND ACHIEVE ALL THEIR FITNESS GOALS!

THROUGH EXERCISE, NUTRITION EDUCATION AND MUSCLE ACTIVATION TECHNIQUES, I WILL HELP YOU ENHANCE YOUR ATHLETIC PERFORMANCE, CORRECT IMBALANCES AND ACCOMPLISH ANY GOAL YOU SET YOUR MIND TO!

Connor Steenson

Personal Trainer

  • ISSA Certified Personal Trainer
  • ISSA Certified Nutrition Coach

"I have been in the fitness industry for over a decade. I have participated in bodybuilding competitions where I have taken building muscle and losing fat to their extremes. This experience has shown me being healthy is more than just a before and after picture, I want my clients to have an improved quality of life in both body and mind. I’d love to help you develop a healthy relationship with food and exercise, to see you exercising pain free, feeling more energized, sleeping better, and really just having that foundation of overall health.

I am a firm believer that our physical health is the foundation of which we can build our mental health and sense of well-being upon. I hope to simplify this journey for you while making it enjoyable and sustainable!"

Rylie-Ann Broad

Personal Trainer

  • ISSA Certified Personal Trainer
  • ISSA Nutritionist
  • ISSA BodyBuilding Specialist
  • Level 1 GYROTONICS ® Teacher/ Trainer
  • Diploma at Humber College Fitness/ Health Promotion and Health Science

"As a personal trainer my desire is to help individuals become the best versions of themselves with the use of goal setting and educating. The biggest reward as a trainer is seeing people reach their fitness goals and improve their life-styles. Working at BST has shown me how to train efficiently and safely while making the training a fun, unique and exciting experience each visit. Every new day is an opportunity to improve yourself, take it and make the most of it!"

Sandy Costa

Personal Trainer

  • ISSA Certified Personal Trainer
  • ISSA Certified Nutrition Coach
  • ISSA Certified Fitness Coach

"My name is Sandy, I am the mother of two teenage boys. I have a huge passion for health and fitness. I am a Certified Nutrition Coach, Personal Trainer and competitive athlete.

My mission as your coach is to provide you with the knowledge and tools you need to take charge of your health. I want you to feel confident, strong and live your best life.

It’s not about a quick fix, or a cookie cutter program. This journey is about creating a lifestyle that works for you and can be sustainable forever.

It’s never too late for change, I’d love to be a part of your transformation."

TRAINING. WEIGHT LOSS. NUTRITION.

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