Trainers We Work With

John Vaccarella


Robert Dvorchik

Robert is certified as an Exercise Physiologist by the American College of Sports Medicine. He holds a degree in Kinesiology & Health Science from York University, and is a graduate of the Canadian College of Homeopathic Medicine. About Robert Dvorchik

Jeff MacCheyne

Jeff is a Certified Personal Trainer with over 20 years experience. He specializes in helping active, 35+ years old people improve their posture, mobility, stability, strength, and movement for pain free living and sports participation. Learn more at

Carlos Leon-Carlyle

John Galbraith

A certified personal trainer and nutritionist for over 13 years, John Galbraith can help you break free from what’s holding you back and help you look and feel better than you have in years.
John uses exercise and nutrition to help clients overcome physical, mental and emotional obstacles in their lives.
Although he prides himself on the results of his diverse client base, John specializes in helping people over 40 get better with age.


Chris Twerdun

Personal Trainer ~ Dwell Gym Trainer Chris Twerdun

Kristian Halkias

Certified Fitness Professional ~ Accomplished Natural Bodybuilder ~ 10 years+ Experience ~ “Character is forged by the good habits you employ daily ~ Dwell Gym Trainer Kristian Halkias

Valerie Linaker

Personal Trainer ~ Dwell Gym Trainer Valerie Linaker

Jenn Toro 

Denise Mader

Denise is a personal trainer, yoga and movement instructor; nutrition and lifestyle coach. She has a Masters of Fine Arts degree in Theatre, Acting and brings a unique skill set to her coaching having built it on a foundation of movement, breath, and voice work as a professional actor for over fifteen years.

She has studied ballet, yoga, and performance movement methodologies such as Suzuki, Alexander, and Batdorf Technique among others which develop deep awareness and control of the various systems of the body, alignment, impulse, and energy.

Denise uses proven techniques for fat loss and building lean muscle. She is passionate about the development of inner and outer strength and excellence in movement and fitness. She has had great success working with a wide range of clients; especially women who are new to the gym. Some current education and certification credits include:

Pre-Script Level 1 (In progress, to be completed November 2021)
Internship at Fortis Fitness
Precision Nutrition Coach Level 1
DTS Exercise Coach Level 1
Personal Training Specialist (Canfit Pro)
Yoga Teacher Training (Heart Yoga, 200 hours)
MFA Theatre, Acting (York University)

Gabriel Ignacio

Gabriel is a National Academy of Sports Medicine Certified Personal Trainer and Corrective Exercise SpeciaIist who believes that living a healthy lifestyle begins with maintaining a strong and fit body. He aims to help you identify your fitness goals, design an exercise program that fits your needs and guide you through every exercise, every workout. Gabriel can also help you with fully customized nutrition plan based on your fitness goals. His holistic approach to fitness and health will have you feeling great and seeing results in no time.

276 Carlaw Ave unit #101
Toronto, Ontario
(Just North of Queen street in the Heart of Leslieville)
Gym: 416-465-6200
Eleni: 416-457-7813
Mon.8:30 am - 10:30 am1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Tue.11:00 am - 12:30 pm5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wed.10:00 am - 12:00 pm6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Thu.10:00 am - 11:30 am6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Fri.10:30 am - 12:30 pm6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat.8:30 am - 10:30 am1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Sun.9:30 am - 11:30 am2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Please feel free to drop by during staffed hours.
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