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Feature Friday

Dec 07, 2018

WIFA is proud to feature two lovely ladies that are doing great things. Read on to learn about WIFA members, Kelly Thorne and Charlene Kopansky!

Kelly is a developer who builds Fitness infrastructure, branding and leadership strategies. She's always been committed to fitness, nutrition and a healthy lifestyle. As an accomplished athlete, it was athletics that allowed her to go to university and earn the captain’s role of the York University women’s basketball team. She studied and obtained her B. Kinesiology followed by a Certificate in Fitness Assessment, all of which lead her to a career in the business of fitness. In 2003 she started her career as a Personal Trainer and over the course of 15 years, 4 different fitness companies and many career milestones, she moved into the role she's in today as Vice President of Personal Training at Movati Athletic. Kelly's passion for developing career minded Personal Trainers and increasing the presence of females in the Fitness Industry is what truly drives her “why”. In her spare time she enjoys spending time with her 5 year old daughter and husband.

Connect with Kelly here!

Experienced Owner with a demonstrated history of working in the health wellness and fitness industry. Skilled in Yoga, Dietary Supplements, Weight Training, Employee Wellness, and Exercise Prescription. Strong business development professional with a Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.) focused in Biological Science, Health and Physical Education from University of Toronto.


Connect with Charlene here!