Celia Payne
Insured Full-time Yoga and Fitness Instructor
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78 Brentwood Dr.,
Guelph, Ontario
Canada N1H 5M7

Full-Time Yoga and Fitness Instructor With Over 9,000 teaching hours sinck 2010. My classes are wildly popular, fun, and grow attendance.
I am insured, CPR certified, and First Aid certified: Adult; Child; AED
I specialize in older adults, and incorporate numerous styles to design accessible, effective, innovative, safe, fun classes, which students love. Every class is different, so they attend regularly, tell their friends, see increases in mobility and strength, and walk away with improved self-esteem and tools to further increase their well-being.

 

Yoga, Pilates, & Fitness Experience (Guelph)

SPECIALTY FITNESS INSTRUCTOR

April 2016 - Present

The Co-operators

  • Pilates Instruction
  • Yoga Instruction
Group Fitness

February 2016 - Present

Movati Athletic

  • Pilates Instruction
  • Yoga Instruction
  • Group Fitness
  • Women's Only Classes
Group Fitness

September 2014 - Present

City of Guelph

  • Pilates
  • Walking Club
  • Design and lead a beginner weight training class for seniors
Pilates

January 2016 - Sept 2017

Pilates in Guelph Studio

  • Pilates Instruction
  • Reception
Group Fitness

June, 2015 - March, 2018

Guelph Lake Commons Retirement Home

  • Older adult fitness instructor
Specialty Fitness Instructor

March 2015 - March 2016

Township of Guelph Eramosa

  • Teaching yoga and stretch and strengthen to adults 55+
Specialty Fitness Instructor

January, 2015 - January, 2018

McNeil Consumer Heath Care (Johnson & Johnson)

  • Variety of fitness classes
  • Pilates
Group Fitness

Sept, 2015 - March, 2017

Guelph Eramosa Township

  • Balance & fitness classes for older adults
Personal Trainer,
Group Fitness Leader

December 2014 - June 2015

Vitality Fitness

  • Instructing weekly troop classes
  • Private and semi-private personal training
 

Yoga & Fitness Experience (Toronto)

Yoga Instructor

December 2012 - Jun 2015

City of Toronto

  • Design and lead weekly yoga classes for older adults and children’s groups
Health and Fitness Gym Associate

September 2012 - April 2015

Toronto Cricket Skating and Curling Club

  • Monitor gym and assist club members
  • Health and fitness assessments
  • Design and administer fitness prescriptions and programs
  • Substitute teaching
  • Billing and admin support
  • Gym and health initiative promotion
  • Membership relation building
Yoga Instructor

September 2012 - September 2014

York University – Tait McKenzie Fitness Centre

  • Design and lead weekly adult, beginner – level yoga classes
Group Fitness,
Yoga Instructor

February 2012 - March 2014

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Seniors’ Group

  • Design and lead a weekly fitness/yoga classes for a 65+ women’s group
Public Speaking

February 2013 - June 2015

City of Toronto

Motivational speaking for children 16 and under:

  • Self Esteem
  • Personal Development (Getting Over a Fear / Keeping Committments)
  • Self Love / Self Respect
  • Self Dicipline Through Yoga
Studio Ambassador

June 2013 - October 2014

Moksha Thornhill

  • Instruct four Moksha Flow classes a month
Group Fitness,
Yoga Instructor

February 2012 - December 2014

Downsview Services for Seniors

  • Design and lead weekly fitness and Walking Club sessions for individuals 55+
Group Fitness,
Yoga Instructor

November 2011 - December 2014

York Fairbank Centre for Seniors

  • Design and lead weekly movement therapy sessions for individuals 55+
  • Design and lead weekly yoga and fitness classes for two children’s groups
 

Prior Administrative, Managerial, Service Experience

7 Years

Education Safety Association of Ontario

  • Customer Care Co-ordinator (2010 - February 2012)
  • Administrative Assistant (2007 - 2010)
  • Client Services Rep (2005 - 2006)

2 Years

Citifinancial Retail Services

  • Mailroom Agent (February 2005 - October 2005)
  • Help and Escalation Agent (January 2004 - February 2005)
  • Customer Service Rep. (November 2003 - January 2004)

1.5 Years

Simcoe Shoppe

  • Daytime Manager

3.5 Years

CIBC VISA

  • Staff Accounts (September 2000 - March 2002)
  • Commercial Products (April 2000 - September 2000)
  • Fraud Prevention Officer (November 1999 - April 2000)

Celia Payne
Insured Full-time Yoga and Fitness Instructor

78 Brentwood Dr.,
Guelph, Ontario
Canada N1H 5M7
 

Education and Qualifications

Kinesiology

Graduating soon

York University

  • Kinesiology Minor Degree
English

April, 2011

York University

  • Bachelor of Arts – English, Specialized, Honours
  • Strengths include composition, constructive evaluation and critical thinking
Pilates

September 2015 - Current

Body Harmonics Pilates

  • Certified Pilates Teacher
Mind-Body,
Group Fitness

November, 2011

Canadian Fitness Professionals (Canfit Pro)

  • Mind-Body Specialist Certification
Yoga

March, 2011 - Current

Canadian Yoga Alliance

  • Certified Yoga Teacher in 5 Styles: Ashtanga, Hawtha, Classic, Hot, & Restorative
Yoga

June, 2011

Yoga Plus

  • Yoga Instructor Certification & Restorative Yoga Instructor Certification
Yoga

June, 2013 - June, 2014

Moksha Yoga

  • Moksha Yoga Instructor Certification
Yoga

March, 2010
March, 2012
March, 2013
March, 2014


March, 2017


April, 2018

The Annual Yoga Conference and Show (Workshops & Certification Credits)

  • 1. Ayurveda 101, 2. Kundalini Yoga
  • 1. Yoga for Arthritis, 2. The Secrets of Pranayam, 3. Root Chakra
  • 1. Anatomy Studies, 2. Posture, 3. Sequencing, 4. Alignment
  • 1. Osteopenia, Osteoporosis & Orthopaedic Health, 2. Kundalini Yoga, 3. Yoga, Psychology and Science: Healing Anxiety, Depression & Chronic Stress, 4. Beyond Perfect Bodies: How to use yoga with movement-challenged populations
  • 1. Serratus Anterior Master Class, 2. Pilates Core Ball, 3. Neck Anatomy, 4. Yoga Pilates Infusion, 5. Pelvic Floor Anatomy, 6. Sacroiliac Joint Function, 7. Pilates Reformer, 8. Suspension Yoga, 9. Emerging Yoga Trends
  • 1. Myofacial Self-care, 2. Shoulder, neck, and jaw pain relief, 3. Yoga and Pilates Infusion, 4. Yoga for Joint Challenges and Limited Range of Motion, 5. Breathing Mechanics and Protocals, 6. Pain and the Stretch Reflex, 7. Neuroimmunology, Neurodynamics, and Yoga, 8. Feet First, 9.Pilates Reformer, 10. Aerial Yoga
Health & Safety

2006, 2007

Workplace Health and Safety Certification Training

  • AODA Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act Training, completed in Toronto and with the City of Guelph (Oct,Dec 2014 & Jan 2015)
  • Basic Certification (December 2006)
  • Workplace Specific Hazard Certification-Environmental, Ergonomic, Slips & Falls Hazards (March 2007)
Computer Training

June 2007

DPA Communications

  • Microsoft Access Introductory Course Certificate
Computer Training

February 2006

Education Safety Association of Ontario

  • Crystal Reports (X) Training
 

Contact

Celia Payne
78 Brentwood Dr.,
Guelph, Ontario
Canada N1H 5M7