Melanie Tukendorf

Pilates Instructor, Personal Trainer, TRX Instructor

Melanie at Body innovations guelph

Melanie has more than 15 years of experience working at the University of Guelph and in the private sector which has allowed her to assist people of all ages and fitness levels.

As evidenced by her extensive and wide ranging professional education, Melanie understands that there is no magic bullet to achieve a healthy lifestyle and that a program that works for one person may not work on the next.  Her instruction focuses on providing opportunities to improve the health and wellness of the mind, body, and spirit.

An enthusiastic runner, Melanie has completed a half marathon and continues to run simply because it provides her with the mind, body, and spirit rejuvenation that she enjoys helping others to achieve.

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

  • Certified Personal Trainer and Fitness instructor
  • Certified AquaFit instructor
  • Certified Pilates Mat and Reformer instructor  
  • Certified Sports Movement Specialist (Level 1)
  • Certified Fitness Kickboxing instructor

Melissa George

Pilates Instructor, TRX Instructor

Mellissa at Body innovations guelph

Melissa’s background in science and education allows her to explore her passion about understanding the mechanics of the human body as well as sharing that knowledge with others.

Having been an active participant in high-energy recreational and competitive sports, Melissa experienced a significant back injury which inspired her to teach others about movement and alignment and how these are essential for healthy and active living.

As the mother of two small children, Melissa not only cherishes the time with her children, but observes their movement patterns and incorporates some of those movements into her classes.

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

  • Certified Pilates Mat, Mat Work Intensive, and Movement and Exercise during pregnancy instructor
  • M.S. Education
  • B.S. Bio-Medical Toxicology

Denise Boyd

Personal Trainer, TRX Instructor, Yoga Instructor

Denise at body innovations guelph

Denise’s training and experience in both fitness and nutrition has provided her with tools essential to helping people keep their bodies functioning at peak levels.

Being an active yoga practitioner for more than twenty years, enthusiastic long and short distance runner and occasional hiker, canoeist, and kayaker has provided Denise with the practical knowledge that, coupled with her extensive professional training, allows her to assist clients with achieving and exceeding their personal goals.  

Denise’s nutritional knowledge is an additional asset as she’s able to explain how consuming quality and healthy food is a key component of all fitness programs – from casual to competitive.

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

  • Certified Personal Trainer
  • Registered Holistic Nutritionist
  • Certified TRX Group and Fundamentals instructor
  • Certified YogaFit instructor
  • Advanced Holistic Nutrition certification (in process)
  • Pilates Instructor (in process)

Kelly Offer

Pilates Instructor, Personal Trainer, TRX Instructor, Fascial Stretch Therapist

Kelly at Body Innovations guelph

Having been a fitness trainer since 1981, Kelly has extensive knowledge of the myriad of tools and programs available to incorporate fitness into a daily regimen.

Her training and certifications also allow her to develop post-physiotherapy rehabilitation programs up to and including advanced strength training.  She also has significant experience developing fitness programs for seniors and also volunteers as a Pilates instructor for MS and Parkinson’s patients.

She has also completed professional education courses including Pilates for Scoliosis, Anatomy in Motion, Back Care, and Posture and Gait Analysis among many others.

EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS

  • Certified Personal Trainer and Group Fitness instructor
  • Certified Health and Lifestyle coach
  • Certified Fascial Stretch Therapist (Level 2)
  • Certified Pilates Mat and Reformer instructor  
  • Certified BoneFit instructor
  • Registered Massage Therapist certification (in process)