Julie Twynham is the Educational Director and Creator of WaterART Fitness International.
Her strong academic background from the University of Waterloo, in Human Kinetics, combined with her dance and coaching background provide her with strong technical and creative skills. She is a Certified Fitness & Lifestyle Consultant through The Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology (PFLC) and a Medical Exercise Specialist. Additionally, she is certified through The Aquatic Exercise Association (AEA) and American Council on Exercise (ACE).Through, Body Check Inc.,(established in 1985) she has developed over 56 Educational videos for both land and water modalities. She developed and ran the Speedo Aquatic Fitness System in Canada (1993-2000).
As a veteran of the fitness industry for over 30 years, she has presented for many world organizations, community centers and clubs throughout Canada, United States, Europe, Singapore, U.K. and South Africa including: World IDEA, Aquatic Exercise Association, Ontario Fitness Council, European Aquatic Fitness Conference, Canadian Aerobic Instructors Network, University of Waterloo, Manitoba Fitness Leaders, Alberta Fitness Leadership Certification Association, to name a few. She provides demonstrations for tradeshows for Hydropool - swim in place pools, a pool that is a gym and spas all in one!
Drusilla Leitch is Certification Director for the WaterART Fitness Training Programs, and a Grand Master Trainer. She is certified through the American Council on Exercise.
She is the owner of "Fitness is Fun" and has specialized in senior programming both on land and in the water for over 30 years. . She is a recipient of the Ontario Fitness Council Leadership Award and a regular presenter for the Elder Hostel Association. She divides her teaching time between Ontario, Atlanta and Florida.Drusilla has created and author of the WaterART Arthritis Program as well as a co-author of the WaterART Specialized Population - Senior's Instructor Certification, WaterART Rehabilitation Specialist Certification and WaterART Tai Chi Program.