MEET THE TEAM
The only expert “Hardstyle” kettlebell instructors in the Montreal area.
Founder and Head Coach, “Kettlebeast”
Louka is a movement specialist and has been at the forefront of the kettlebell revolution for close to a decade. He is a StrongFirst Team Leader and teaches StrongFirst Kettlebell user courses across Canada. He has traveled extensively in order to learn from the top Kettlebell instructors in the world.
Qualifications: SFG2, SFL, SFB, FMSC2, CES, GFM2, CPT
Flexible Steel National Instructor
GroundForce Method National Instructor
Adaptive BodyWork Certified Practitioner Level II
Coffee or Naps : BOTH! at the same time!
Senior Coach, “Fantasmao”
Mathieu is a martial arts practitioner and coach with extensive experience with people of all ages and fitness levels, including professional athletes. His specialties include, strength & conditioning, functional movements base trainings and high intensity workouts.
Qualifications: CPT, Shotokan Karate Black Belt, Capoeira Graduado Level 3
Accomplishments: Quarter finals at the World Capoeira Championships in Rio de Janeiro Brazil in 2015 & 2019 / Represented the Quebec Shotokan Karate team in national competitions / Coached karate athletes to the podium at international competitions since 2002
Coffee or Naps : coffee 100%! Without coffee you can’t speak to me lol
Coach and Creative Wizard, “KettleBelle”
Tania is proud to call herself the only female StrongFirst Certified Level II Kettlebell Instructor in Quebec. With her creative talents, she also produces our marketing content and many of our social media strategies.
Qualifications: SFG2, GFM, PN
Flexible Steel Instructor
Adaptive BodyWork Certified Practitioner
Eliminate Your Limits Certified Mindset Coach
Coffee or Naps : Definitely naps…with my 2 black kitties!
MARIA VICTORIA FAUSTINO
Maria believes in training the mind, body and the soul as a whole for long lasting overall optimal health. With 5 years years of experience in training with kettlebells, he is always learning and seeking new challenges. Maria loves to connect with people and can easily adapt to the needs and behaviors of her clients.
Qualifications: CPT, CCES, GFM, FMS, Flexible Steel Instructor, Institute IP Certified, NLP Certified
Accomplishment: 2015 IDFA Fitness Competition 1st place Short Fitness Model
Coffee or Naps : Naps don’t exist when you’re a new mom, so a really big delicious and savory cup of coffee (make that 2) really hits the spot and allows me to survive motherhood.
Customer Care Manager
Velcia is a Certified Life Coach, with close to 40 years in the fitness industry. She has helped motivate countless women through their physical fitness journey whilst discovering her own true self. She encourage her clients to find harmony in life: engage in physical activities and uncover their true being. If you are willing to invest time & energy into transforming, she will empower you to move forward with confidence.
Qualifications: CPT, Board-Certified NLP Master Practitioner
Coffee or Naps : Neither, I prefer a glass of carbonated water with apple cider vinegar and sea salt: no nap, no coffee lol