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To suddenly increase to an unusually high level

HI! I'm Liisa.

I'm a paddling coach and trainer and I help women get back to feeling fit and fierce after 50.

Scroll down to learn more about me, the programs I offer, and how we can work together!

Better Than Bootcamp

Get your ass kicked without leaving home :)

The best of in-person group fitness from the comfort of your living room.

Tuesdays and Fridays at 6 am ET, replays available in our private Facebook group.

Monthly & quarterly

subscriptions available.

Fit, Fierce & 50+

A 12-week program for women 50+

This unique combination of strength-building, nutrition, and mindset will increase your joy, vitality and energy so that you can stay active, do more of what you love, and try new things you thought were out of reach! (Except maybe parkour.. we might have to leave that one alone.)

Steer That Dragon Boat!

A beginner course in dragon boat steering

• Self-paced training modules

• Weekly group coaching calls

• In-person skills test

About Liisa

At 53, I feel better now than I did in my 20s and 30s. And I'm on a mission to help other women feel this limitless too — at any age!

I stay strong by lifting heavy weights, paddling my outrigger canoe or SUP, fueling my body (I love tacos and spicy food!), and taking care of my gut.

  • ACE-Certified Personal Trainer, Group Fitness Instructor, and Senior Fitness Specialist
  • TRX Instructor
  • Level II Dragon Boat Canada Coach
  • 2011 Gold Medalist at Club Crew World Championships
  • Team USA athlete 2013
  • Team USA coach 2015


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