Here are Tadhana we really focus on the core fundamentals of functional movements. Our team has come together through our own community experiences and we could not be more proud of each coach and their accomplishments. We strive for goal setting and continual education to grow as coaches and active members in our community. Please read on for additional information on the Tadhana Team

 

Manuel Sarmiento

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Manny has been working in the health & fitness industry for over 6 years. Starting off his professional Kickboxing & MMA career at an early age, he was able to transfer his competitive drive into CrossFit. His first exposure to CrossFit was through the Canadian Military. His dream to open a CrossFit affiliate because reality late last year. With focus & emphasis on weightlifting, mobility & proper technique — this Coach will have you looking your best while working at your maximum capacity! What’s next for Manny? CrossFit Level 3 and a Weightlifting designation through OWA and of course as many competitions as possible!

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Credentials:
Canadian Armed Forces
CrossFit Level 2
CrossFit Gymnastics
Rocktape Rockblade FMT Certified
CPR-C & AED

 


Amy Sarmiento

IMG_9081Amy completed her degree in Human Kinetics out at the University of British Columbia and has been working as a Personal Trainer for the last 5 years. Living out in Vancouver she found her love for CrossFit stepping into one of the Affiliates in the Downtown area. Her and Manny met at that same Affiliate and decided to move to Ontario to follow their own dream of opening a gym. Amy’s degree allowed her to be confident in how she coaches and helps members in the gym with their various aches & pains. “Human Kinetics was a great foundation of information to help anyone who walks through our doors.” The education did not stop there. What is next for Amy? CrossFit Kids & continuing her Nutritional Education journey

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Credentials:
Bachelor of Human Kinetics – UBC
CrossFit Level 1
CrossFit Gymnastics
CSEP – Certified Personal Trainer
CPR-C & AED

 


Patrick Boone

Pat has always had a passion for fitness. From playing Rugby in high school to completing his Health and Fitness Promotion diploma, Pat has a passion for helping people become their healthiest selves. Not satisfied with just his diploma, Pat moved on to get his Kinesiology degree. He has put all of his knowledge, passion, and drive into CrossFit, and has been coaching for 3 years. What’s next for Pat? He is currently pursuing his dream of becoming a police officer while helping others achieve their own dreams, and is looking to complete his CrossFit Level 2
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Credentials:
Bachelor of Science (Hons) – Kinesiology UOITFitness and Health Promotions Diploma – Durham College
Crossfit Level 1
First Aid and CPR/AED

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Laura Arbour

brownLaura has been active much of her life in competitive sports, and has translated that competitive and passionate nature into coaching. She is able to balance coaching Rep league Softball, as well as coaching weightlifting and working full time for the Toronto Fire Department. Laura has been competing herself in Olympic lifting for 4 years, with medals and awards at various meets. She started her coaching journey 2 years ago and has helped many athletes attain safer, more technical, and continuously heavier lifts. Laura also loves CrossFit and has been successfully competing in both arenas. What’s next for Laura? CrossFit Level 1 and NCCP Competition Development Certified
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Credentials:
Toronto Fire Fighter
NCCP Competition Introduction Certified
First Aid and CPR/AED