Iron Heart Gym has an exceptional Personal Training, Yoga and Fitness Instructor team. Every trainer and instructor is very experienced, professional, knowledgeable, caring and friendly and have a passion for their work. Each is unique and specializes in something different, which makes our gym really special. There is someone and something for everyone at Iron Heart, no matter what your goals, this is the place to find support, motivation and the plan to successfully meet and exceed those goals.
Genny Chippendale, Iron Heart Personal Training
BCRPA Personal Trainer, Certified Agatsu Kettlebell Instructor, British Columbia Weightlifting Association Club Coach
Genny specializes in a hybrid system of fitness, one that fuses functional strength with traditional bodybuilding aesthetics. Pair that with purposeful metabolic conditioning and nourishing food-for-fuel eating patterns and what you get is a body that not only looks great but FEELS amazing – strong, energetic, pain free, healthy.
No more old school hours and hours of body abusing cardio, no more eating like a bird. Genny does things differently, based on science and research and a deep understanding of what really works in REAL life. And she gets it. A busy mom of little boys, finding balance is no easy feat, but blending fitness, eating well, working crazy hours and spending quality time being a wife and mama, it can be done!
Contact her for effective, efficient and SUSTAINABLE programming that will shape and create your new life.
Offering: one on one personal training, partner or small group training, nutritional guidance, indoor, outdoor and on the beach bootcamps, glutecamp & kettlebell lessons!
Paul Lawson ~ currently accepting Personal Training clients!
BCRPA Personal Trainer
Yoga and Group Fitness Leader
BFA – Honors Dance
Paul has always been active and encourages others to do likewise, either in the gym or through other recreational endeavours. He believes fitness training should enhance ones activities and lifestyle. He enjoys skiing, golf, tennis, hiking, biking, dancing and a good glass of red wine.
“If you don’t look after your body, where will you live”
Melissa Rushford ~ currently accepting Personal Training clients!
Melissa Rushford, CanFitPro – Personal Trainer Specialist
Clean Eating Certification
Childrens Fitness Coach Certified
Swim Coach – Level 1
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Melissa has been in the fitness industry for over 10 years training and teaching a variety of groups, classes and coaching. She loves what
she gets to do!
Melissa has been a competitive swimmer and triathlete since she was young and loves to train in the gym. Certified with CanFitPro as a personal trainer, and working in aquatics as a swim instructor, She believes that keeping physically, mentally and spiritually fit for a lifetime is of utmost value to everyone.
Melissa believes everyone can perform at their best, nothing feels
better than pushing yourself a little farther then they thought they
could, lifting heavy, feeling strong, and capable of anything! Whether
this means racing at an elite level, or having the stamina to take on
the challenges of everyday family life.
It is her passion to teach others to train hard and train smart to
achieve there highest level of fitness!
As a mother, she has experienced the difficulty many mothers
face staying in a routine and feeling successful about their health
when being pulled in different directions.
Whether you are also a mother, an athlete, or want to get stronger, lift heavier, or stay fit, Melissa can help you develop the strategies and tools to make you successful in whatever direction your goals are taking you.
Genevieve Dunbar ~ Currently accepting Personal Training clients!
Genevieve currently teaches Strength HIIT and Strength & Cardio Circuit and has done everything from Spin to Step in the last 8 years of teaching fitness. She really enjoys the emphasis on strength and conditioning to help you get results and feel confident – there’s nothing like strutting out of class all sweaty with some swagger!
She is an enthusiastic instructor and trainer who loves to help people discover a love of exercise, with the realization that there’s so many enjoyable ways to move it’s about finding what makes you happy!
Christine Jilek CYT-YAA