Growing up in Northern Manitoba Jill never went to the gym or got involved in organized sports but always engaged in free outdoor play – even as an adult. So she reconnected with her wild side and adopted a more evolutionary natural way of moving and living. Now she finds value in sharing her knowledge by helping people move well, hurt less and live more.
Anna joins Intrinsi with a lifelong love of sport, 18 years as a personal trainer and strength coach. She has been involved with Intrinsi for over 8 years both personally and professionally. She is the head strength and conditioning coach for the Canadian national biathlon teams, cross country and para nordic teams, and focuses on developing optimal movement quality at all athletic levels.
Amber began her journey into bodywork during her time at the University of Winnipeg while completing her Bachelor of Kinesiology in the 90’s. There along with anatomy, biomechanics and athletic therapy she also learned about voice & diction and was introduced to the Feldenkrais Method through her Dad.
After moving to Calgary in 1997 and pursuing the career of a Fitness Trainer she was introduced to Yoga and the practice of Ashtanga Yoga through Mary-Jo Fetterly and Rockne White.
Many years of Ashtanga practice and teaching as well as taking up Skeleton racing at the National Development level for 2 years, she was offered an opportunity to take over a yoga studio in South Calgary. With this change she was also introduced to the practice of Iyengar Yoga through Norman Sjoman, and through him was introduced to Gert van Leeuwen and the practice of Critical Alignment Therapy.
Since taking that initial intensive weekend in 2006, she has been integrating and moving fully into the Critical Alignment practice. Having recieved her Critical Alignment Therapy Certification in 2008 she has been introducing it in classes, workshops and teacher trainings.
Dejuan embarked on his fitness journey over 15 years ago as an avid participant of various competitive sports. Throughout high school, Dejuan’s primary focus was on basketball; however, it was during this time that he fell in love with the benefits of strength training. Dejuan’s hard work and enthusiasm did not go unnoticed. Quickly he realized his newfound passion of sharing his knowledge and fascination with movement with others.
Over 6 years ago Christina started pursuing her passion for fitness as a career, after surpassing her own weight loss goals and overhauling her lifestyle. She has a devotion to her clientele to ensure they reach all of their health, lifestyle and fitness goals. She has worked with a wide variety of clients who’ve needed help with weight loss, rehabilitation and high level athletic performance. She absolutely loves sharing her knowledge with her clients and watching them excel.
Ed Paget is an Osteopathic Therapist, writer, presenter, and director of Intrinsi.
After 11 years dedicated to working with amazing clients and guiding them to achieve remarkable success, his mission remains the same; he wants to help you find the root cause of your pain and work together on a sensible, rational strategy to get you back to who you want to be.