Edmonton, AB T5R 0B8
Described as “inspirational, passionate & changing lives”, Susan Agrios leads retreats & teaches thousands around the world about fitness, yoga, meditation & mindfulness.
Susan is the founder & CEO of AGRIOS MINDFITNESS dedicated to helping & motivating others to lead healthier lives physically, emotionally, socially and mentally. She is a former K-12 schoolteacher, multi-sport world medalist and world record holder with more than 2 decades of experience as a fitness trainer. What makes her unique is she is also an Internationally Certified Level 2 Kundalini Yoga & Meditation teacher with advanced training in Yoga Nidra (guided meditation) making her North America's only fitness trainer to have completed these certifications.
Working with schools, corporations, elite athletes & families Susan developed a variety of successful programs: TIME OUT Mindfulness Kits & Trainings, MINDFITNESS Breaks, MINDFITNESS Functional Training, Mental Toughness Workshops for Athletes & Coaches & the Online Global beKIND Mindfulness Challenge. As well, she launched the first ever in Canada beKIND Mindfitness Triathlons to thousands of students & teachers in schools.
Susan has trained over 2000 people with the TIME OUT Mindfulness Kits and over 17 000 adults, teens and kids have taken the 40 Day beKIND Mindfulness Challenge which has spread across Canada into the USA, Europe, Asia and South America. Will you be the next?
You will be hard pressed to find a personal trainer of Susan's calibre who is also a medal-winning athlete, a celebrated teacher and above all, a caring and understanding person with a commitment to helping others.
WORK AND VOLUNTEER COMMITTEES
-President & CEO of Training By Agrios, 2003-present.
-Personal Fitness Trainer/Sport Performance Specialist/Strength and Conditioning Specialist, 1995-present
-ATB Corporate FItness Trainer/ Health & Wellness Advisor 2011 & 2012
-Kundalini Yoga & Meditation Teacher, 2007-present
-International Speaker & Presenter for Fitness, Yoga & Meditation, 2006-present
-Yoga Nidra Teacher, 2005-present
-Board Member of The Canadian Athletic Coaching Centre Management Committee, 2005-present
-Director of The Edmonton Sports Council, 2003-present
-K-12 School Teacher, 1995-2004
-Badminton instructor/coach for children to adults 1993-present
-Writer and Developer for Resource Development Project for Alberta Learning and Edmonton 2001 World Championships in Athletic 2000-2001
-Designer, Consultant and Developer for several fitness facilities 2001-present
-Education and Sponsorship Committee Member for Edmonton 2001 World Championships in Athletics 2000 & 2001
-Organizing Committee Member and Liaison for Edmonton 2001 World Championships in Athletics 2000 & 2001
-Coaching, Alberta Summer Games badminton coach 2001 & 2003, coached junior high and high school badminton teams, coached elementary/junior high track and field, badminton, baseball, soccer and basketball teams 1996-2004
-Bachelor of Arts Degree in Psychology
-Bachelor of Education Degree
-Internationally Certified Level 2 Kundalini Yoga & Meditation Teacher (Yoga Alliance 500 hour)
-Yoga Nidra Advanced Instructor Training
-NCCP Olympic Weightlifting Certification
-Certified Level 2 Excelerate Sport Performance and Sport Movement Specialist
-NCCP Level 1 and 2 Badminton coaching certification (general theory, technical and practical)
-BOSU Integrated Balance Training Certification
-Sport Balance Specialist Certification
-TRX Suspension Training Certification
-World Master Games Weightlifting Record Holder for the Snatch in 63kg category
-Silver medallist at the 2013 World Master Games in Weightlifting & Cycling
-Silver medallist at the 2013 World Master Weightlifting Championships
-Canadian Masters National Record Holder in weightlifting in 63kg category for the Clean & Jerk and Total, 2013
-Salute to Excellence Individual Performance Award from the City Of Edmonton, 2005, 2013
-Canadian Masters National Record Holder in weightlifting in 69kg category for the Snatch, Clean & Jerk and Total, 2013
-Canmore Team Triathlon Gold Medallist, 2010
-Pan American Standard Achievement Award for Women, 2005
-Team gold medallist in badminton at the World Master Games in Edmonton, July 2005
-Silver medallist in weightlifting at the World Master Games in Edmonton, July 2005
-National Standard Achievement Award for Women, 2004
-Yonex Alberta Series Gold Medalist in badminton (doubles), 2004
-Double gold medallist in badminton (ladies singles and doubles) at the World Master Games in Melbourne, Australia, Oct. 2002.
-Silver medalist in weightlifting at the World Master Games in Melbourne, Australia, Oct. 2002
-Alberta Provincial Weightlifting Record Holder for seniors and juniors 2002/2003
-Canadian Master record holder in weightlifting, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006.
-Alberta Provincial Weightlifting Qualifying Team Member 2002, 2003, 2004
-Alberta Weightlifting Association 2002 International Award
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