The FYL Team

Kellie Willie

Kellie is co-owner of Fit Your Life, Registered Nurse, in Labour and Delivery, Certified Exercise Physiologist, wife, and mom of two. She has worked in the fitness industry since 2006, training women in all stages of life.

In 2015, Kellie started Fit Your Life, which brought together her understanding of the immense physical and emotional shifts that occur throughout pregnancy, during birth, and after becoming a mom and her passion for keeping women active during these very special times in their lives.

Kellie, her husband, and their young daughters enjoy being active as a family - running, hiking, working out, practicing yoga, skiing, and biking. Kellie’s passion for prenatal exercise increased during her own pregnancies, as she enjoyed being physically active right up until the days her babies were born. Her caesarean birth recoveries were comfortable, thanks to her prenatal workouts, and she was back into her fitness routine quickly. 

Kellie strives to inspire others to make their health a priority and enjoy the journey towards the happiest and healthiest version of themselves.

Jamie Straker

Jamie is co-owner of Fit Your Life, a CanFit Pro Group Fitness Instructor, a Certified Pre and Postnatal Coach and a Certified Pregnancy and Postpartum Athleticism Coach. 

Her journey into the fitness profession began with earning her bachelor degrees in both science and education. While we she was tasked with teaching elementary students skills from division to the literary classics, it wasn’t until she began an after school running program and volunteered to plan and execute the town’s first triathlon that she knew she had found her true calling. Jamie has always been involved in volleyball, basketball and swimming but gradually her pursuits changed to include overall fitness; yoga, running, triathlons accompanied by a healthful diet. When taking on new fitness challenges, Jamie would and continues to encourage friends and family to join in, sharing her passion with others.

Since becoming a mom in 2014, Jamie has been drawn to using the skills she acquired in education to help other women become the best and healthiest version of themselves. Knowing how fitness has shaped her life, Jamie knows the benefits and aspires to make your journey to a healthy life a fun and empowering one.

Erin Wright

Erin is fitness enthusiast with a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology and a Master’s Degree in Pubic Health (Health Policy and Management). Erin is a Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP) and is excited to add the Pre and Post Natal Fitness Specialist to her repertoire. Erin has worked in fitness since 2001 and has experience working clients across the lifespan, from children and youth to high performance athletes and older adults. 

Erin enjoyed being active from a young age, including playing sports, enjoying the great outdoors, and helping others reach their fitness goals. Her and her husband Daniel, recently welcomed their first child and they enjoy being active as a family. Because fitness has always been a big part of her life, Erin hopes to inspire women during pregnancy and post-partum to be the best and healthiest version of themselves. Erin is very excited to join the Fit Your Life team and inspire other mom-to-be’s, mothers, and women get active and have a little fun with sweating.

Kristin Dogterom (Constantinoff)

Kristin has a Bachelor of Athletic and Exercise Therapy Degree and is a Certified Exercise Physiologist, Certified Athletic Therapist and MOC Barre Method Instructor. Kristin loves being physically active. As a teen, she played volleyball, basketball and competitive soccer; now she keeps active by hiking, running, swimming, resistance training, practicing yoga . . . and playing mini hockey with her son. As an Athletic Therapist, Kristin has a keen interest in body mechanics and loves teaching her clients specific exercises that help improve posture, increase overall function and reduce risk of injury. Kristin has enjoyed working in all aspects of health and wellness including injury prevention, assessment and treatment, corporate wellness, group and individual exercise prescription, fitness classes, and occupational fitness testing. After becoming pregnant with her son, Kristin became fascinated about the pre/postnatal body and the benefits that she experienced because of her high degree of physical activity. Kristin is a proud mama to her son, Barrett, and puppy, Zoe, and wife to her amazing hubby, Wyatt. She loves finding ways to be active and outside with her little fam! Kristin is thrilled to join the Fit Your Life team and this amazing community of women empowering women. 

Beth Wall

Beth Wall is thrilled to join the Fit Your Life team. She is a passionate wellness educator, lover of chocolate & mama of (*soon-to-be) 2 little’s. She has a lifelong passion for wellness, and grew up actively involved in sports; particularly soccer, representing Team Alberta and Team Canada with the Canadian National Training Centre. She competed as an NCAA Division-1 soccer player at the University of Memphis, where she obtained a Bachelor of Science degree in Human Health and Performance (Kinesiology) and has 11 years experience working with clients in various capacities; to include: athletic conditioning, personal fitness training, nutrition coaching, and corporate health implementation. She is a certified holistic nutrition consultant, certified post-natal fitness specialist, and avid runner (when she isn’t pregnant or newly postpartum!). Beth is fiercely committed to helping women reach optimal wellness through research-based exercise programming and nutritional coaching, and desires to help women feel strong and confident in their bodies throughout their prenatal and postnatal journey!

Shayla Boettcher

Shayla has been a nurse since 2010 working in a variety of areas and has now found her home as a Registered Nurse in Labour and Delivery. Through her education and into her career she discovered a passion for leadership. Shayla is looking forward to combining this passion with her interest in fitness as she joins the Fit You Life family as an instructor! She recently achieved her goal of becoming a certified Group Exercise Leader through the Alberta Fitness Leadership Certification Association. Physical activity has always been a part of her life through playing sports, mainly ringette and soccer, running with her dogs, and enjoying the outdoors through hiking, paddle-boarding, snowboarding, and yoga. Shayla and her husband are welcoming their first baby in November. She is a proud dog mom of two: Rigs and Mia. Shayla has always been active, and now that she is pregnant she is embracing a fit pregnancy through exercise and learning how the body changes throughout this new stage of her life.

Lindsey Stauffer

As an avid runner and gym enthusiast, Lindsey initially came to yoga seeking a physical balance and injury prevention. She soon found out that there was so much more she could gain from this practice. Through yoga, Lindsey learned to let go of stresses beyond her control and be more present with everyday life.

In 2014, Lindsey traveled to Costa Rica to gain her 200-hour Yoga Teaching Training certification. Since then, through her pregnancy and birth, she became very fascinated with the pregnant and post-partum body. Subsequently, she completed an 85-hour Pre- and Postnatal Yoga certification through Mamata yoga. Lindsey recently completed her 500-hour Yoga Teacher Training certification, which included Mind Body Energy, Meditation, and Trauma Informed Teaching (among other aspects). She is currently working towards becoming a Postpartum Doula!

Lindsey teaches based on her own personal experiences in a way which others can relate. Presence through breath and body awareness, proper alignment, and of course fun are the main focuses in her classes!

Liz Cyrankiewicz

Liz is a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist who graduated with Distinction with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology and a Master’s of Science in Physical Therapy. Along with her knowledge of exercise prescription and manual therapy, Liz has been a CSEP Certified Personal Trainer for over 6 years and has always had a huge passion for female rehabilitation and fitness. Fitness has always been a huge part of Liz’s life and she is excited to be sharing that passion with women of all ages. Along with being a personal trainer, Liz is also a Hypopressive Instructor and is in the process of completing her Yoga Teacher Training. Liz is also involved in the Edmonton birth community and has completed her Childbirth and Postpartum Professional Association (CAPPA) Labour Doula Training, which has given her huge insight into the amazing things the female body can do. She is so excited to be part of the Fit Your Life team where she will be able to support women through this amazing journey of life and just have some fun sweating and growing together! In her day-to-day, Liz enjoys spending time with family and friends and exploring Edmonton’s numerous festivals and events. Her hobbies include biking, running and hiking with her dog Kirby and travelling to new places with her husband Quinn. 

Jesse-Ann Jacobson

Jesse-Ann has been a barre instructor for five years and has a love for teaching group fitness classes, especially for moms! She became particularly interested in pre+postnatal fitness while pregnant herself, completing her Postnatal Fitness Specialist certification following the birth of her daughter (Emma) in 2016. Looking for help in navigating her own postpartum journey and wanting to better support the moms & mamas-to-be attending barre classes, taking this Postnatal Fitness training proved to be one of the best things for her both personally and professionally! She began offering sessions of Barre Baby in 2017 and continued to teach barre classes up until two days before delivering her son (Nole) in February 2018.

When Fit Your Life announced the opening of their studio space soon after she gave birth to her son, Jesse-Ann knew this was something she wanted to be a part of, so she reached out expressing interest in becoming an instructor, and here she is now! She is eager to expand her knowledge and continue to learn and grow as an instructor by teaching alongside the rest of the amazing Fit Your Life team! 

Brianne Amiel

Brianne has always loved fitness and sports and it naturally became part of her identity. This identity began to shift the moment that she had children with embracing the life change and sacrifice it takes to be a mom. Fitness was the one thing she held on to as time for herself. Her children are her world and if she is going to be away from them then it will be doing something she loves! 

Brianne is a mom of 3 boys (Bennett 5 years old, Owen 3 years old, Sully 18 months old). Brianne holds her Bachelor of Supply Chain Management, is a certified personal trainer, pre- and postnatal specialist, and postnatal fitness specialist through JMG fitness consulting. She has also completed Hypopressives Level I through Hypopressives Canada, and several other continuing education courses. She is currently working through the Pregnancy and Postpartum Athleticism.

She is passionate about athletics and helping women not only feel great in their bodies, but for them to feel great and energized in their everyday activities that can be taxing on a busy mom.

Interested in Instructing at Fit Your Life?

Email resumes@fityourlifefitness.ca

If you are someone who is passionate about prenatal and postpartum fitness, loves inspiring women towards their best self, and have a desire to be among the industry's best small group instructors, then we would love to hear from you!