ABOUT LA of LA LIFESTYLES
As a fitness professional, Lee-Ann is LA of LA Lifestyles Health & Fitness Consulting. Her life and love of the “gym” started young as a competitive gymnast that included training four hours a day after school for a few years. That was a discipline that has influenced to affect her competitive nature to strive to be the best at all times. Also, being raised in an active family, we are all very athletic naturally!
Lee-Ann gravitated towards developing leadership skills and instantly found a passion as an aerobics instructor once high school finished. This was the day she knew this was her calling. Teaching aerobics and holding various positions at many fitness centres, it was March of 1989 she decided to start LA Lifestyles Health & Fitness Consulting, a business in personal fitness training, and has never looked back.
The business of personal training exploded over the years and while Lee-Ann achieved great success owning an exclusive private training studio in Vancouver, her new business plan changed to having a family. This took her family to making an impulsive decision a number of years later to move to the Okanagan in 2007. Looking for more inspiration and new challenges, Lee-Ann started to practice Iyengar Yoga which lead her to design a class teaching Yoga/Ball for 4 years. Developing a love a yoga, Lee-Ann has began certifying herself through YogaFit Canada and also enrolled in 200 hour teacher training program in an eighteen day retreat to fast track achieving her full certification.
With over 30 years of experience instructing and motivating participants and clients, Lee-Ann has an endless amount of energy and enthusiasm to share. She values the friendships and long term relationships developed over the years of truly caring for her clients. Lee-Ann has a love of the outdoors and keeps herself busy with activities in all seasons with her family and lives a lifestyle of fitness, fun and adventure!
In addition, Lee-Ann holds many certifications from attending various fitness and personal training conferences held in the US and Canada to stay educated and current within the health and fitness industry.
Club Yogafit Canada since 2013
BCRPA (BC Recreation and Parks Assoc.) since 2012
Lake Country Chamber of Commerce since 2008
Toastmasters International – Vancouver 1998-2001 Earned CCM Level and Kelowna 2008-2010
CanFitPro (Canadian Fitness Professional) since 1990
IDEA (International Dance Exercise Association) since 1989