Client Relations & Corporate Sales
Daniela Freitas BSc (Kin), CSCS, CEP, PFLC, CK, CPT
Treatment Plan Co-ordinator
Daniela graduated from York University with a Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Kinesiology and Health Science. A supplementary certificate in Fitness Assessment and Exercise Counseling makes her an invaluable asset to the fitness and wellness team at SHAPE.
As a personal trainer and Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS), Daniela has widespread knowledge and experience in sports performance, weight loss, pre and postnatal conditioning, as well as balance, stability, and functional training. Daniela is also recognized by the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology as a Professional Fitness and Lifestyle Consultant (PFLC) and by the Ontario Kinesiology Authority as a Certified Kinesiologist.
While assisting with medical and fitness testing for the Toronto Maple Leafs, the NHLPA Entry Drafts, and the Ontario Firefighters, Daniela gained extensive experience in the assessment of physical performance as well as the ability to motivate high performance athletes.
In her role as Treatment Plan Coordinator at SHAPE Health and Wellness Centre, Daniela is passionate about helping all clients achieve their goals. She works closely with each client to ensure proper progress is made and each life is enriched and revolutionized by their program at SHAPE.
Katie Thistle BASc (Nutrition & Food ), RHN
Client Relations & Corporate Sales Associate
Registered Holistic Nutritionist
Katie has always been passionate about healthy eating and living well and this inspired her to pursue a career in the health-care and fitness industry. Katie is a graduate of Ryerson University, with a Bachelor of Applied Science in Nutrition and Food. After completing this program, she felt there was more to learn about total-body nutrition and decided to complete her Holistic Nutrition Certification at the Canadian School of Natural Nutrition in Toronto, becoming a Registered Holistic Nutritionist (RHN). This additional training taught her how to focus on the mind, body, spirit aspects of nutrition and really fine tune her skills.
As a Registered Holistic Nutritionist, Katie is thrilled to be part of the SHAPE team and dedicated to working with clients to make each and every experience the best it can possibly be. Katie is enthusiastic about educating individuals on the importance of integrating healthy eating with an exercise regime and helping them to achieve a balance between health, wellness and nutrition to establish an optimum and maintainable lifestyle.
Katie incorporates multiple facets of nutrition including whole-foods nutrition and supplementation to best suit your requirements and lifestyle. Katie is passionate about helping others achieve their goals and to realize the long term benefits of eating well and taking care of their bodies, top to bottom, from the inside out. She has an excitement about nutrition and health, and is passionate about helping SHAPE clients benefit from this excitement in their own lives!
As a Clinic Manager, Katie enjoys working with an integrated team of health-care professionals who understand that team work provides the ultimate advantage to SHAPE's clients in all aspects of their physical fitness and health goals. Her years of client-service experience and passion for health and well being truly helps each and every client benefit from a personalized health-care and fitness plan.!
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Lisa Ong CPT
Lisa comes to SHAPE with over 15 years' experience in the Client Relations and Hospitality Industry. She started her career at one of Toronto's top hotel spas and discovered her deep interest in customer service. While developing her professional skills through on-going training, Lisa advanced her career and accepted the concierge role within the 5 star hotel. Throughout her early adult life, she had a growing interest in fitness and incorporated exercise into her everyday life.
With a degree in Social Work, Lisa left Canada in 2005 to volunteer abroad. Upon her return she decided it was time to pursue her interest and passion for health and wellness. She became an expert in mastering her own health and well being through fitness and took steps to motivate others.
Now a Certified Personal Trainer through CPTN, Lisa is continuously upgrading her knowledge and skills with the latest strength and conditioning trends. Lisa is eager to learn and loves to share her knowledge with others. She is enthusiastic in her desire to help improve the lifestyles of individuals through fitness and therapy.