INSTRUCTORS

TRIONA HARROP
OWNER, INSTRUCTOR

A born fitness enthusiast from a very early age, dancing and movement was an innate way of expression.  Inspired by the clients that she works with, she guides and witnesses their true potential as they progress on their personal journey.  her education & certification includes: Stott Pilates Instructor, Mat & Reformer, Baron Baptiste Yoga Certified Instructor, Certified Hot Yoga Instructor, Yamuna Body Rolling Instructor and retired professional dancer.  Triona teaches Hot Yoga, Yin, Core, Flow, Pilates, Reformer and Hot Athletica.

ROB DICKSON
DIRECTOR OF SPORTS PERFORMANCE & RECONDITIONING

Rob has been following his passion over the last 15 years as a personal trainer.  It was suggest to him as a youth to pursue a career in the fitness industry after he displayed such passion for fitness and sports.  Rob graduated University with a BSc in Human Kinetics and a minor in Nutrition. Rob is a Certified Exercise Physiologist and a canfitpro PRO TRAINER.  Originally from Nova Scotia, Rob spent much of his career in Calgary where he worked in various roles in the fitness industry.  In addition to personal training, he took on positions as Strength and Conditioning Director, Program Manager, General Manager and Director of Club Operations before moving back to the east coast.  Now back in the Maritimes Rob spends his time coaching clients, teaching and certifying the next generation of personal trainers and nutritionists, writing, lecturing and, of course, spending time with his wife and two kids.

DAVID ELI MACEACHERN,
INSTRUCTOR

Dave is a 3-time Olympian and Olympic Gold Medalist.  He's also been inducted into the Canadian Olympic Hall of Fame.  He launched his first sport performance company over a decade ago and now operates Dynamic Fitness.  Starting with his first location in his hometown of Charlottetown, the Dynamic brand has now grown to 3 locations including Moncton and Fredericton.  Dave's expertise in athletic conditioning has influenced many classes at Dynamic Fitness including Hot Athletica, ESA Training, and the Eli Sport Young Athlete Program.

MEG LEONARD
STUDIO DIRECTOR, INSTRUCTOR

Meg's passion for fitness was sparked as a teenager and has since become a wildfire. Discovering the confidence and endless benefits of dedicating to a healthy lifestyle, she became determined to motivate others to do the same. 

Her journey with Dynamic Fitness began four years ago, with a single Hot Athletica class, and she was hooked. She quickly set the goal to become certified, with teaching Hot Athletica foremost in her mind.

With the incredible support, encouragement, and a little pushing from her Dynamic family, she completed her canfitpro Personal Training Specialist Certification and is now proudly a part of the team of instructors at Dynamic Fitness.

Conquering challenges and accomplishing goals fuels the fire in Meg, and watching her classes and clients do the same inspires her everyday to continue to push herself towards her aspirations. 

ERIKA KILLAM
INSTRUCTOR

Erika received her initial 200hr certification from Be Yoga/Yoga Works NY in 2004.  Prior to moving to PEI in 2009, Erika managed Elements Yoga and Wellness Center in Darien, Connecticut where she had the opportunity to expand her education with Anusara Immersions and teacher training.  She studied under such inspirational teachers as Bruce Bassock and Bernadette Birney.  At Dynamic Fitness, Erika has continued to refine her teachings with the Tapasya Hot series.  She now teaches aspiring yoga teachers as part of the Maritime Yoga College teacher training program.  She teaches Yoga Flow and Hot Yoga.

HALEY SHEPHERD 
INSTRUCTOR

Haley holds a Bachelor of Science in Human Kinetics (Kinesiology) from Saint Francis Xavier University and has recently graduated with her MSc in Physiotherapy from Robert Gordon University in Aberdeen Scotland.  While undergoing the Canadian licensing process to practice physiotherapy in Canada, Haley is working as a Kinesiologist at Sports Centre Physiotherapy.  She has a strong background in athletics from playing hockey since the age of 5 in the Antigonish Minor Hockey Association before going on to play varsity hockey with the Saint Francis Xavier X-Women.  Outside work, Haley is heavily involved with Standardbred Race horses.

JESSICA GILLIS
INSTRUCTOR

Jessica began her fitness journey a decade ago as a participant and immediately became hooked on the euphoria she felt by leading an active lifestyle.

 Always in pursuit of a challenge, Jessica has completed numerous road races, including five half marathons and a triathlon with no intent of slowing down.  In 2013, with the goal of sharing her passion for fitness with others, Jessica completed the Personal Training Specialist (PTS) certification with the Canadian Fitness Professionals Association (canfitpro) and has been instructing group fitness classes ever since.

 Jessica believes that physical fitness is the key to longevity as it equips us with the confidence, determination and power needed to conquer any challenge - whether it be mental or physical.  She is very excited to join the Dynamic team to lead her all-time favorite class - Hot Athletica!

KATE FORGET
INSTRUCTOR

I was born and raised in Southern Ontario. During my youth, I figure skated competitively for many years. After graduating high-school I spent approximately 7 years as Hairstylist and Barber. Then, my husband and I moved to Northern Ontario where I came back to figure skating as a Coach for 3 years. During this time, yoga was becoming increasingly important to maintain both my physical health and well being. Our new life journey brought us to The Gentle Island in 2017. I soon started Yoga Teacher Training with the Maritime Yoga College and graduated in May of 2018. Since then, I’ve worked at a few studios and have been doing some volunteer yoga as well. The people of Prince Edward Island have been so welcoming and I’d like to thank everyone involved in encouraging me to pursue my yoga dreams. I look forward to seeing you atInfrared!

ANGELA FARMER 
INSTRUCTOR

A former swimmer and fitness instructor, Angela practiced yoga on and off for many years but fell in love with Hot Yoga in 2010.  The benefits she received were amazing: increased breath awareness, flexibility, and reduced stress kept her coming back and helped transform her sporadic practice into a daily one.  Inspired by what this wonderful, sweaty practice was bringing to her life, she wanted to share this with as many people as possible, and graduated from Maritime Yoga College with her RYT 200 certification.

NEALLY CURRIE 
INSTRUCTOR

Neally is thrilled to join the Dynamic Fitness team after first embarking on her yoga journey at the Dynamic Fitness Studio in Moncton (Hot Yoga Moncton). With a hectic pace of life in the Finance Industry and a naturally busy mind, landing on the mat daily became a new way of life. Taking the time to slow down and connect the mind, body and soul through breath work and a flowing meditation in movement spurred the desire to enroll in a 200 YTT in Costa Rica for further personal growth. Upon completing the 200 hour training at Nosara Yoga Institute, Neally felt compelled to share the light! Join Neally in taking the time to connect with your best self and find your Yoga on and off the mat.  Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can. Breathe. Believe. Receive.