Gavin Comes to ALC from a competitive gymnastics background where he competed both provincially and nationally. After retiring from gymnastics he kept up with physical activity through martial arts and weight training. Finding true passion and gratification when assisting others with their health goals, Gavin next became a personal trainer and lifelong student of health and wellness.
As a registered massage therapist he graduated from the Canadian College of Massage and Hydrotherapy with the designation of Magna Cum Laude and a hospital specialization. An Avid learner, Gavin holds an array of certifications including: Fascial Stretch Therapist Level 1, and a series of Poliquin International Certifications. Gavin describes his style of massage as a fluid approach that can adapt to any client’s specific needs. His clients have been known to call him “aggressive and effective”
Favorite quote: “any a false step was made by standing still.” – Timothy Ferriss
Favorite food: So many good things… A good pasta and red wine pairing always makes me feel great!
Favorite sport: Mixed martial arts
Favorite workout song: Jars by Chevelle
Favorite place to visit: Mal Pais Costa Rica for warm, Whistler BC for everything else
Favorite outdoor workout in Collingwood area: Too new to have a favorite. It’s all so wonderful here!
Favorite exercise: Anything that involves a pull-up