Meet our Instructors

Sergio Canizares – Women’s Self Defense Workshop

Sergio has extensive experience as a Martial Arts, Tai Chi and Self-Defense Instructor. He is a certified Personal Trainer and is qualified in Standard First Aid & CPR/AED. Sergio attributes his knowledge and passion for teaching self defense to his experience as a former Pro MMA Athlete. He has attained Black Belts in Kung Fu, Kempo Karate and Chinese Wrestling.

Crystal Lawrence – Youth Leader Instructor

Crystal has worked in the health care field for 20+ years which got her involved with teahing First Adi/CPR, Babysitter, and the Stay Safe Courses. Crystal has taught these classes for over 10 years and enjoys helping students to develop skills to stay home alone or become babysitters. Crystal has taught the Babysitter Course for the City of Saskatoon Libraries summer program as well as various other community associations for a number of years.

Kendall Mans-Yoga

Kendall began her practice of yoga in her mid-thirties starting with the city of Saskatoon classes… and loved it so much she just fell into teaching as an extension of her practice. She has her 200hr CCYT, and teaches fitness(flow), gentle, chair &  yin yoga
and is also certified to teach specific groups and athletes.

When not being a yogi, she’s married with three kids 13 and under which fills in the time-gaps nicely. She currently teaches 4 classes a week between the city of Saskatoon & Motion Fitness, and is looking forward to connecting with and helping the BCA breathe, flex and relax!

Stephanie Leier-Zumba

Stephanie has been instructing Zumba classes since 2012. She also is SPRA certified in group fitness since 2014. Stephanie danced for many years of her life. She loves teaching Zumba, as it is a great way to get an amazing cardio workout while having fun dancing to Latin and international music! Come dance and move with me! No experience necessary.