Meet the team

Your Fitness Trainers

Tommy Europe
Trainer

Best known as the tough love television host of the “The Last 10 Pounds Bootcamp,” Tommy Europe is Canada’s most recognized and sought-after fitness coach, having helped thousands of people worldwide improve their health, increase motivation and become more productive at work and in life.

Marin MCcue
Wellness Coach

Marin is a Yoga Alliance certified yoga teacher, spin teacher, mind-body coach, and author. Marin has created a life that is grounded in elevating the lives of others through inspiration and leading by example. Catch her on the yoga mat, running the trails, and hosting workshops.

Henlu Van Der Westhuizen
Trainer

Henlu is a Master Personal Trainer based in London, UK with a background in yoga and pilates. Thanks to his is ability to help clients with their core strengthening, flexibility, stress relief and overall well-being, Henlu has fostered a loyal following of private, corporate and health retreat clients from around the world.

Your Guides

Ronna Schneberger
Hiking Guide

Ronna is a speaker, coach, yoga & meditation teacher and professional naturalist and hiking guide. She is one of the first people in Canada to guide the simple yet powerful practice of Shinrin Yoku. Ronna has been working with, leaders, professionals, and executives using nature as the teacher to create powerful reflections and transformation.

Eric Ostopkevich
Climbing and Hiking Guide

Eric has spent the last 15 years exploring the mountains of Western Canada, the United States and Europe. He is an internationally certified mountain guide who sees guiding as a way to help our guests explore their personal limits, while experiencing the beauty of nature. His enthusiasm and energy are endless and truly contagious.

Sarah Harvie
Yoga & Adventure Guide

A lifelong adventurer, Sarah has been leading backpacking, backcountry skiing, whitewater canoeing and rafting expeditions for over two decades. Combine this with her advanced training in CranioSacral Therapy, Massage Therapy, Yoga (RYT-500), and Yoga Nidra and you have a guide to both inner and outer landscapes.

Your Culinary Team

Alan Wichert
Chef

Alan brings more than 28 years of gourmet culinary experience to Evolve Retreat Co. Having cooked for over 100 health retreats worldwide, Alan has carved a niche in gourmet detox cuisine. A charismatic Aussie, Alan’s cooking demonstrations are transformative and highly entertaining.

Yvette Styner
Nutrition Consultant

Yvette is a fitness professional and science-based holistic Certified Nutrition Consultant. An ambassador of natural health and athletics, her approach involves a comprehensive assessment of your physiology, goals, and circumstances to produce customized and actionable plans for sustainable results.

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Ainsley
Chef

The talented chef Ainsley is a pastry chef by trade, but has a passion for cooking with whole food, healthy, and all natural ingredients. She has been instrumental in implementing Evolve’s clean menu at Azuridge, adding her own flair with delicious results.

Executive Team

Ingemaud Gerber
Director, Medical Advisor

Ingemaud is a family physician with a keen interest in a preventative/proactive approach to medicine, with a focus on lifestyle intervention. As the mastermind behind Evolve Retreat Co. Inge is focussed on ensuring each guest leaves with the tools, knowledge and motivation to increase their health span.

Tina Green
Retreat Coordinator

A healthcare professional by trade, but an experience-maker at heart, Tina is the first point of contact when you book your retreat, she will be on the ground when you arrive, and is responsible for all of the details in between. Tina combines her love for new experiences, new people and planning into her dream role with Evolve Retreat Co.

Our Partners

Interested in joining the Evolve Retreat Co. team?
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We are actively searching for passionate wellness experts interested in having an impact on the lives of others. Join our team and make a difference.  Please send your resume to
info@evolveretreatco.com