Instructors

Jay Bolstad

Bio

Jay has worked in the fitness industry for over 20 years at various community and university recreation centres and has gained considerable experience and knowledge in many aspects of fitness. He is currently completing a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (Health Sciences option) 3rd year. Fitness is Jay’s passion and his goal is to inspire and motivate others to exercise consistently so they can enjoy the health benefits and improve the quality of their lives. He personally enjoys cycle fit training, weight training, various styles of cardiovascular training, core training, interval training and of course stretching.

Programs Taught

Personal Training
ARC Beginner Boot Camp – Tue/Thu – 4:30 PM – 5:25 PM – StudentStaff/UNAPublic
Express Cycle – Tue – 5:45 PM – 6:30 PM
Express Cycle – Thu – 5:45 PM – 6:30 PM

Results

Fat Loss
Muscle Gain
Periodization Training for Athletes
Strength, Cardiovascular, Core Training
Flexibility
Postural Imbalances
Fitness Assessments
Nutritional Guidance

Qualifications

 3rd year Kinesiology UBC
Certified in BCRPA Personal Training, Group fitness, Yoga, Weight training

First Aid and CPR Certified

 

Jane Chow

Bio

Jane is currently pursuing a career in the environmental field after graduating with a Master of Science in Ecological Restoration. She is a fitness enthusiast who strives to encourage and motivate others to live a healthy and active lifestyle. She has been involved in different activities and sports such as track and field, dragon boat, strength training, hot yoga, volleyball and more. Her goal is to create a fun and comfortable atmosphere in each spin class while you achieve your fitness goals.

Programs Taught

Power Cycle – Sat – 11:00 AM – 1:30 PM

Joanne Soh

Bio

Joanne migrated from the corporate world to the fitness arena to pursue her passion for equipping individuals with the skills of strength, mobility, flexibility, resilience, power.  As a coach/trainer, she works with a wide range of clients, customizing sustainable programs from time-tested modalities, and with personal trainers in power lifting and kettlebell skills.  As a group fitness instructor, she teaches some 20 classes per week with formats incorporating dumb bells, kettle bells, barbells, sandbells, TRX, etc along with indoor cycling and aquatics based workouts. Joanne continues to grow her craft by attending seminars, workshops and acquiring knowledge from such experts as Dr Stuart McGill and Pavel Tsatsouline. With 7 years of experience, she has received awards for excellence as a personal trainer, and among her notable credentials, she is the StrongFirst certified kettlebell instructor — one of only 6 in BC with SFG Level II.   

Programs Taught

Express Cycle – Wed/Fri – 12:10 PM – 12:50 PM
Hardcore – Fri – 4:30 PM – 5:10 PM – StudentStaff/UNAPublic
Tabata – Fri – 5:15 PM – 5:55 PM – StudentStaff/UNAPublic

Qualifications

StrongFirst SFG II

Flexible Steel Instructor

TRX RIP Instructor

Hydroboard Fitness Instructor 

Personal Trainer Specialist

Fitness Instructor Specialist 

Nutrition & Wellness Specialist 

 

Zoe Clarke

Bio

Zoe is a former high-performance athlete who competed for the Canadian National Team in the sport of Fencing. She is also a current 4th year Kinesiology student here at UBC.

She loves to stay active through weightlifting, barre, yoga, hiking, running, and of course, cycling.

Zoe brings a high-energy class with her charisma, intensity, motivation, and fun music. Zoe wants her clients to feel stronger, more confident, and energized after taking her spin classes. Although she is teaching a group fitness class, she makes sure she will give her time and attention to each client, to help them fulfill their fitness goals.

Zoe strives to impact others in a way that makes them aspire to be the best version of themselves while creating a passion for fitness and health.

Programs Taught

Express Cycle – Mon – 12:10 PM – 12:50 PM

Qualifications

Schwinn® Cycling Classic Instructor Certification
1.20 ACE CECs, .08 NASM CECs and 8.00 AFAA CEUs