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Personal training
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Physiotherapy
Athletic therapy
Osteopathy P2
Nutrition

Services

  • Personal training
  • Powerwatts
  • Strenght & conditioning
  • Physiotherapy
  • Athletic therapy
  • Osteopathy
  • Massage
  • Nutrition
  • Altitude training K2 Room

Personal training

At P2 we work with you to help build a personalized plan of action, taking you to your true level of potential. We know that busy lives put time at a premium, with our large team of trainers we make sure to optimize your training whenever it is most convenient for you. Whether you are trying to lose weight, increase strength and stamina, or use fitness to leading a healthy life, P2 has the resources to help you realize your potential.

Powerwatts

PowerWatts delivers one of the most motivating and challenging cycling training regimes in the world. Simulating a real road riding experience, PowerWatts uses a high intensity training model to optimize performance gains for time-crunched individuals looking for a good workout. It is also a safe and effective system to cross train any athlete at any level.

Strenght & conditioning

Tous nos thérapeutes sont également certifiés en tant que spécialistes de la force et du conditionnement (CSCS) auprès de la NSCA. Cet ensemble diversifié de certifications leur permet d’offrir une combinaison unique d’évaluation des blessures, de rééducation des mouvements et d’entraînement en force. Le processus unique de «reconditionnement» permet à nos praticiens de guider leurs clients blessés dans leurs activités souhaitées tout en les rendant plus efficaces, efficaces et résilients.

Physiotherapy

Through various therapeutic practices, our physiotherapists contribute to the functional and optimal recovery and rehabilitation from injury or dysfunction. With movement and exercise, manual therapy, education and advice, they support our holistic health care model, ensuring we have the solution to our client’s injury issues, health and fitness aspirations.

Athletic therapy

Our Certified Athletic Therapists (CAT(C)) are health care practitioners skilled in the identification, prevention, intervention, management and treatment of acute and chronic musculoskeletal conditions.

Osteopathy

Our Osteopaths are qualified professionals with hands on techniques to work the visceral, cranial and nervous systems involving orthopaedics and more. Osteopathy improves joint and soft tissue restrictions that cause a variety of ailments throughout the body.

Massage

At P2 we have a number of consultant practitioners at our disposal who can provide a variety of massage therapy skills such as soft tissue release, deep tissue massage, recovery and relaxation practices. Some of these skills can be complementary to other support practices to help our clients return to optimal form, while others may be stand alone services to help our clients recover from the daily stress of life.

Nutrition

P2 offers a number of highly qualified sports dieticians fully prepared to evaluate your nutritional needs. Whether you are an athlete with specific energy needs, you wish to loose or gain weight, or you want to achieve more energetic balance, our experts are here to help guide you through the latest research proven techniques.

Altitude training K2 Room

Alexandrine Massé-Bombardier
  • Name

    Alexandrine Massé-Bombardier

  • Discipline Athletic Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist

Methodology

Alex is an inquisitive person who is passionate about her work and is constantly reaching for more. Noted to be exceptionally perceptive and dedicated to ensuring each individual attains their goals, her corrections and encouragement showcase her incredible skill and attention to technique. She is always exploring the newest advances in her field, and adding them to her practice. Alexandrine uses her natural instincts when tailoring her treatments for each client. This allows her to connect well with clients and their specific needs to achieve their goals in a very comfortable manner. By no means will Alex let you off the hook from working hard to achieve your goals. Regardless of age or situation.
Having worked with so many Athletic Therapists over her studies and into her career, she has come to appreciate the level of detail needed to carry out her tasks. She is about giving it your all, so be ready for a full workout, no slacking, and the full results that come with it. Whether you train or do therapy with her, you won’t just attain your goals, you’ll surpass them.

Expertise

Alex enjoys being active and taking on any challenge that comes her way. Her drive to set goals, train for them and achieve them makes her passionate and inspired about her work to help others do the same.  She has practiced many different disciplines/sports throughout her life and has experience in a variety international competitions such as International Surf Rescue Challenge in New Zealand, World Triathlon Championship in Chicago and Raid International Gaspésie. Working with a range of clients, she has experience with cancer patients, first-time triathletes, runners as well as amateur and professional level athletes. She loves outdoor activities “no matter the nature” and has been driven to learning about body/movement, health and fitness as well as nutrition for over a decade now with no plans on stopping in her studies.

Background

After obtaining a Degree in Exercise Science with a specialization in Athletic Therapy at Concordia University, she went on to become certified in Athletic Therapy (AT) and Coaching in Strength and Conditioning (S+C). Currently she is studying Osteopathy at l’Académie Sutherland d’Ostéopathie du Québec.

A personal trainer since 2012, she began her internship in Athletic Therapy with High Performance in 2013. Assisting as a Strength and Conditioning Coach and Athletic Therapist for the off-season training camp of les Alouettes that summer, a year later she became a fully certified Athletic Therapist and S+C Coach. After joining Premiere Performance in 2014 she took the initiative to become a PowerWatts Coach as well.

Certifications

  • Certified Athletic Therapist
Alexia De Macar
  • Name

    Alexia De Macar

  • Discipline Sports Nutritionist

Methodology

Fields of intervention

  • Individual meetings
  • Overall nutritional assessment
  • Individualized nutritional plan
  • Anthropometric evaluation
  • Objectives of consultation: loss / gain of weight, nutrition in competition, periodization of the nutrition according to the different phases of training, ergogenic food supplements, glycogen overload, camps in altitude, etc.
  • Group interventions
  • Conferences, practical workshops, cooking classes, grocery tours
  • Event consulting services
  • Evaluation and planning of menus for sporting or artistic events

Expertise

Alexia de Macar, a sports and performance nutritionist, is recognized for her work with Olympic / Paralympic athletes, as well as internationally renowned acrobats and dancers.

Background

Principal responsible for the nutritional component at Cirque du Soleil since 2006, Alexia supports artists visiting Montréal headquarters as well as those on tour. As the instigator of several initiatives within this multinational, she combines her successes with her approach that is both scientific and individualized, as well as the importance she places on the human dimension in her work.

Alexia has also worked for many years with the National Sports Institute, supporting world-class athletes to help them reach their full potential. In addition to amateur sport, Alexia works with several professional athletes and top dancers. In parallel, she acts as a consultant for B2Dix and also has particular expertise with athletes / artists with unbalanced eating behaviors. Alexia advocates a personalized approach, where the athlete / artist is an integral part of the process and for which an interdisciplinary effort is essential.

Alexia is currently a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Montreal in Sports Nutrition. She is also certified by the International Society for the Advancement of Kinanthropometry (ISAK) for the evaluation of body composition.

Certifications

  • Nutritionniste Sport & Performance, Dt.P., Ph.D. (cand.)
Ariane Lavigne
  • Name

    Ariane Lavigne

  • Discipline Dietician

Methodology

Always in search of personal and professional advancement, she combines her profession with her greatest passion: alpine snowboarding. She understands the realities of elite sports, having been a member of the Canadian National Snowboard Team who participated in the 2014 Olympic Games in Sochi.

Expertise

Bursting with new ideas, Ariane will stop at nothing to seek out new professional opportunities. Passionate about sports, she works with sports enthusiasts, high performance athletes and sport federations, such as Tennis Canada and the Quebec snowboard and alpine skiing teams. On top of her private practice, she is involved as a spokesperson in sporting events, a key note speaker, a writer, she also develops menus and promotes nutritional kiosks. Her articles and columns can be found in various media platforms, such as blogs, editorial articles or editorial collaborations; La Presse+, Magazine Découvertes, iPlant, Tremblant and the maple products of Quebec, to name a few.

Background

Ariane has a bachelor’s degree in nutrition from the University of Montreal and has been a nutritionist since 2008. Wanting to expand her knowledge of athletic performance, she obtained a diploma specialized in sports nutrition from the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

“Life brings us to develop our full potential; a diet tailored to our individual reality is the key ingredient in the recipe for success!”

Certifications

  • Title: Nutritionist/Dietician
  • Member of Ordre professionnel des Diététiste du Québec (OPDQ)
C.Beth Beecher
  • Name

    C.Beth Beecher

  • Discipline Athletic Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist

Methodology

Beth continues her education by taking courses that expose her to new exercise techniques, manual therapies and rehabilitation concepts.  This style continues to be reflected in her work at Premiere Performance where she is known for going the extra mile. She considers her clients holistically when tailoring her creative yet scientifically rooted programs. Beth accomplishes all of this while regularly collaborating with other health professionals from around Montreal and is considered a great addition to any therapy team.  Beth is regarded as an expert in her field and, as a result, has worked with a wide range of clients: weekend warriors to Olympic and professional athletes, and everything in between. Beth rebuilds clients based upon their activity, lifestyle or athletic goals. Whether it is pain-free activity or improved performance, her systematic approach is the same: identify where you currently are, where you want to be and what plan will help you get there.

Expertise

Teaching and learning is a way of life for Beth.  She has been a fitness professional since 1998 following a childhood filled with the rhythms of piano, dance and a variety of sports.

Background

Her interest in the great outdoors combined with diligent study habits allowed Beth to earn her Master’s degree in Physical Geography from McGill University (2001).  In the hours away from her thesis, Beth followed her passion for health and wellness by becoming a certified group fitness instructor. She taught cardio kickboxing at multiple gyms around Montreal and even found time to supervise McGill’s training room.

After completing her MSc, she followed her heart and elected to return to school. In 2004, she earned a BSc in Exercise Science from Concordia University, certified with the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association, and a few months later the National Athletic Trainers Association (U.S.A.). In 2007 she deepened her list of credentials by completing a certification as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist through the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Before arriving at High Performance Consultants in 2006, she worked for four years with the Athletic Therapy students at Concordia University. During those four years, she taught practical labs and coordinated student internships with sports teams and in clinics.  From 2011-2014 she supervised and mentored third-year Athletic Therapy clinical interns at Concordia University’s PERFORM Centre Athletic Therapy Clinic.

Certifications

  • Certified Canadian Athletic Therapist
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Certified NKT Level 1
Chris Rozdilsky
  • Name

    Chris Rozdilsky

  • Discipline Personal Trainer, Powerwatts

Methodology

Chris has an obsession for pushing the limits of human performance, therefore everyday is another opportunity to do so.

Expertise

Born, raised and educated in the northeast U.S., Chris moved to Montreal in 2005 to explore a new challenge. Having practical experience as a competitive athlete (University Hockey, Elite Cyclist, 4 Handicap Golfer) in combination with a Masters degree in Exercise Physiology, he was able to find his true passion in life, helping others perform to their true potential. Chris specializes in Elite athlete preparation, performance and athlete monitoring. Chris works in all genres of sport from UFC fighters and Pro hockey players to Olympic xc skiers and cyclists.  Fun fact: Chris has a fine art degree and studied at the prestigious school of visual arts in New York City before a career change into the sport science field. As a result, he is truly able to combine Art and Science.

Background

Education

1995  B.A. Graphic design / Illustration from Western Connecticut State University

2000  B.Sc  Exercise Science from University of Connecticut

2004  M.Sc  Human Performance / Exercise Physiology from Southern Connecticut State University

Work

2000-2004  Carmichael Training Systems.  Colorado springs, CO. USA.  Coach of Endurance Athletes.

2003-2005  Ridgefield Athletic center. Ridgefield, CT.  Strength Coach

2005-Present  Premiere Performance, Montreal Qc   Exercise Physiologist / Strength Coach. Co-Owner.

Certifications

  • CSCS (Certified Strength And Conditioning Specialist) Through NSCA Since 2004
  • ChPC (Chartered Professional Coach) Since 2012
  • UCI Level 3 licensed cycling coach.
  • Name

    Cliff Larocque

  • Discipline Personal Trainer

Methodology

Maintaining his own strength training and cardio, Cliff has a passion for sports and fitness. His observant nature makes him good at reading people and gaining the best results. He is known as being tough but fair, with professionalism and extensive knowledge of the health and sports industries.
Cliff works to develop a strong focus and strength training knowledge within all of his clients to help them to avoid injury and ensure positive results.  Still an avid hockey player in the winter, between training sessions in the summer you can now see him practicing his golf swing – look out!

Expertise

As he worked his way up to a professional level in hockey, Cliff developed a passion for strength training and helping others as he learned. Pursuing a career in hockey, he took up boxing and won the Golden Gloves Championship. He later became an on-ice hockey instructor and eventually a personal trainer for off-ice instructing as well. With over 20 years of experience, Cliff has worked with NHL hockey players, Professional Fighters and Elite-Level clientele.

Background

While teaching in hockey schools and strength training alongside NHL hockey players in 1990, he was lead to gain a certification in Personal Training in 1996. Having trained fighters in the boxing ring many years before that, his extensive strength background lead him to Premiere Performance where he has now been for the past 12 years.

Dave Campbell
  • Name

    Dave Campbell

  • Discipline Osteopath

Methodology

With Dave’s high-quality service, each of his clients remark at how professional and effective he is in his treatment. He is known to work “magic” and relieve clients of chronic pain within a short period of time.

Expertise

Dave Presently splits his time with Concordia Physio Sport, the Montreal Canadiens Hockey Club and B2Ten, a charitable foundation that provides value added services to Canada’s elite amateur athletes.

Background

Dave graduated with his B.Sc. from Concordia University and has been a Certified Athletic Therapist since 1981; he went on to complete his thesis studies in Osteopathy in 1996. Dave began his professional career in 1981 as the Athletic Therapist for the Montreal Manic Soccer Team in the North American Soccer League.

Dave was one of the founders of Concordia Physio Sport in 1983 and has been working in private practice with them ever since. During that time he has also represented Canada as a member of the medical team at the 1985 World Gymnastics Championships, the Commonwealth Games in 1986 and 1990 and in 1996 as the Head Therapist for the Canadian Medical Team for the Summer Olympic Games in Atlanta.

Dave was a part time faculty member in the Department of Exercise Science at Concordia University from 1999 until 2010 He has worked in private practice in the Montreal area for over 30 years. Dave has been a consultant with the therapy staff of the Montreal Canadiens Hockey Club since 1999. Through B2Ten, Dave has worked with some of Canada’s most prolific amateur athletes at the past 4 Olympic Games.

Certifications

  • Member Emeritus since 2015
  • Licensed Osteopath by the Regie des Osteopaths du Quebec since 1998
  • Certified Athletic Therapist by the Canadian Athletic Therapists Association since 1983
Denys Mantha
  • Name

    Denys Mantha

  • Discipline Powerwatts

Methodology

His passion for cycling and the satisfaction of sharing his knowledge with those he coaches is what drives him.

Expertise

Denys has been racing his bike for close to 20 years and is a Time Trial specialist taking top honours at the Provincial TT Championship in 1997 in 2006 and again in 2013. He also placed 2nd at the National TT Championship in 2013 and 2014, amongst his many podium results.

Background

Denys holds a degree in engineering from Polytechnique and joined Premiere Performance (previously known as Premier Studio) as a Power Coach in 2010 following a satisfying career as a mechanical engineer specialised in HVAC.

Certifications

  • CPR Certified
Fayez Abdulrahman
  • Name

    Fayez Abdulrahman

  • Discipline Athletic Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist

Methodology

“I always believe that if you have passion for something and want to achieve great things, you must give everything you have and more!” Fayez is always ready and excited to take on new challenges. Let Fayez help you go the distance!

Expertise

Keeping active his whole life, participating in numerous sports: soccer, hockey, martial arts, tennis, skiing, snowboarding, football, volleyball, and basketball. His passion for athletics has led him to devote his career to working with athletes and those committed to physical activity.

His strong understanding of the demands that sports play on the body and his drive to help others achieve their goals have inspired him to work at the highest levels and achieve great results with weekend warriors, B2ten, professional athletes, and even Olympic athletes.

Background

Fayez graduated from Concordia University in 2006 from the Exercise Science Athletic Therapy program and was certified as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association in 2007. He has been actively working in the field of fitness as a personal trainer (since 2003) and athletic therapist (since 2004) helping people achieve their goals while keeping them motivated.

Certifications

  • Certified Athletic Therapist CAT (C) & Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist CSCS
Jaime Livingston
  • Name

    Jaime Livingston

  • Discipline Athletic Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist

Methodology

Jaime continually works to develop her unique methods of treating, reconditioning, and training. She is more than familiar with what it takes to succeed as an elite athlete; to set goals, deal with adversity, and to work through injury and perform successfully. She approaches each client by identifying key physical imbalances, creating motivating programs that correct those imbalances, provide manual therapy and support and then continue to challenge her clients to achieve. Jaime is very proud of teaching and lecturing, as well as how she educates her clients to be able to regain control over their destiny.

Jaime is constantly increasing her repertoire of treatment and training tools. Whether it’s by revisiting old methods, or learning new systems and programming, she strives to provide leading edge skills to her clients. Her “style” uses various soft tissue release methods, manual stretching techniques, isolative and integrative flexibility and strength exercises, and a healthy dose of her own personal energy. She loves to challenge her clients to be the best they can be, and to achieve levels they never thought they could achieve. Let her take you to the next level!

Expertise

Jaime specializes in movement efficiency. As an athletic therapist and conditioning coach, she uses her expertise to help clientele of all abilities and backgrounds to move well and feel better doing so.

She has worked in many settings including private sports medicine clinics and fitness centres, with groups and sports teams as well as individual athletes.

She shares her knowledge through providing private courses, internships and workshops that share her methodology for reconditioning and improving movement.

A former varsity athlete for McGill University and Concordia University, and current competitive athlete have allowed her to gain valuable perspective both as an athlete and a coach. Each experience has helped cultivate her well-rounded approach to evaluating physical imbalance, identifying her clients training goals, and reconditioning each athlete successfully.

Background

Jaime completed a Bachelor of Science in Exercise Science, in 1999, with a specialization in Athletic Therapy and shortly after, became a Certified Athletic Therapist. Since graduating with distinction from Concordia University, Jaime also achieved a certification as a Strength and Conditioning Specialist from the National Strength and Conditioning Association.

Jaime and Scott created the brick and mortar business ‘High Performance Sport’ in 2002. Over the years it morphed and eventually merged into Premiere Performance. High Performance has continued to grow into a thriving educational platform for other health care professionals, by way of courses and workshops as well as lectures and conference appearances. They continue to work purposefully to build a business dedicated to sharing their combined 50 years of experience with other health professionals and groups maximize their potential impact on their clientele.

Jaime currently works with many motivated elite and recreational athletes.  She has trained athletes at every level including professional, Olympic, and university athletes.

Certifications

  • Bachelor of Science – Specialization Athletic Therapy
  • Certified Athletic Therapist  CAT(C)
  • Strength and Conditioning Specialist  CSCS
  • Fascial Stretch Specialist – Level
James Jacek-côté
  • Name

    James Jacek-côté

  • Discipline Cycling Coach, Powerwatts

Expertise

James has a long history in aquatics, coaching athletes at both the age group and master’s level. He is a top level age group triathlete, and is planning to compete as a cyclist in the future. He as spent many hours on a Powerwatts bike, and has a lot of experience to share.

Background

James has a long history in aquatics, coaching athletes at both the age group and master’s level. He is a top level age group triathlete, and is planning to compete as a cyclist in the future. He as spent many hours on a powerwatts bike, and has a lot of experience to share.

John Flood
  • Name

    John Flood

  • Discipline Physiotherapy

Methodology

Having worked with patients of all ages and physical abilities, John especially enjoys working with an active and motivated clientele. Having focused his post-graduate education on manual therapy, he is very excited to bring a different skill set to complement the team at High Performance while continuing to grow as a therapist.

Expertise

John’s interest in working with athletes comes from a lifetime of activity and participation in competitive sports. John remains active in several sports including hockey, golf, running, cycling and cross-country skiing.

As a young student he started working part-time as a student trainer with varsity athletes. This inspired him to switch gears and soon he was accepted into the physical therapy program at Queen’s.  Since then, John has pursued his passion within his field and remains up-to-date in the latest studies and treatments available.

Background

In 2005 John graduated from Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Science in Physical Therapy. He began his career working at Concordia Physio Sport in NDG where he has been honing his skills since. He joined the P2 team in 2014. He has accumulated an extensive continuing education list over his career including courses on myofascial release, mobilization of the myofascial system, McKenzie approach, TMJ treatment, reconditioning and more.

Certifications

  • Licensed Physiotherapist
  • Level III Manual Therapist
Josée Turcot
  • Name

    Josée Turcot

  • Discipline Massage Therapy

Methodology

Her recognition and admirable reputation is built not only from the quality in her treatment, but also by her collaboration with different therapists, osteopaths, physio, high performance coaches, and other health professionals. She never loses sight of the importance in offering a balanced treatment that meets the customer’s needs.

Expertise

Josée works with a range of clients from accomplished athletes seeking to improve their performance, to people looking to take care of their overall health. Those who know Josée know what characterizes her above all is her dedication. Working with professional athletes in the NHL, MLB ( Russell Martin ) , the American Film industry and movie stars, Josée has been the massage therapist for such large productions as The Day after tomorrow, Lucky Number Sleven, Barney’s Version, X-Men, 300 and The Aviator, to name a few. Certain actors and producers make sure to acquire Josée’s services whenever they’re in Montreal.

Background

Massage therapist Josée has over 15 years of experience. After obtaining her diploma in massage therapy in 1999, she worked at the Synergy Sports Clinic in Laval until 2003. She worked specifically with pregnant women referred by the hospitals of Cité de la Santé, Sainte-Justine and Sacred Heart. Later she directed and supervised the development and implementation of operations and procedures as the Director of the Quintessence Spa Hotel in Mont Tremblant.

Certifications

As an independent Masso-Kinesitherapist since 1999, her passion for massage therapy has her continuously expanding in training and expertise. She has mastered many specialities including massage for pregnant women, sports massage and “Deep Tissue” myofascial therapy. Her credentials include the method of

  • “isolated assisted stretching”
  • Namikoshi
  • integrated Level 1 and 2 fasciatherapy
  • integrated Level 1 visceral therapy
  • Level 1 cranial therapy
Leslie Larson
  • Name

    Leslie Larson

  • Discipline Hellerwork Practitioner

Methodology

His approach to bodywork is individually customized to the needs of each client.  Hands on techniques are applied to release dysfunctional patterns of adhesion and resistance imbedded in the soft tissue network.  Special attention is paid to chain of injury and compensation habits.

Expertise

Consultant to B2ten

Clientele include elite athletes, professional and Olympic, NHL, CFL, and weekend warriors.

Background

Leslie’s clinical practice is based on deep tissue, myofascial, structural bodywork.  Over 20 years in practice focusing on injury recovery, performance enhancement and body awareness.

Certifications

  • Academy of Naturopaths and Naturotherapists of Canada (ANN)
  • Certified Hellerwork Practitioner
  • Name

    Lloyd Saul

Methodology

When training with Lloyd he specializes in efficiency in movement, mobility and stability training, as well as coaching in development of power and speed.

Expertise

Lloyd has always been interested in sports since a young age. He enjoys staying up-to-date on the industry and has always worked closely within it. Playing rugby through University he appreciates physical fitness at the gym and gained an interest in personal training. Through his experience he understands the hard work and dedication required to maintain a healthy, balanced, and athletic body. Working with amateur athletes and a range of elite-level clientele, he also lectures in Exercise Science at the University of Concordia to inspire young minds with his extensive knowledge.

Background

Working in cardiac rehab clinics, private health care clinics and research facilities, Lloyd has obtained a Bachelor’s degree in Clinical Exercise Physiology at Concordia and a Master’s degree in Kinesiology and Physical Education at McGill University. He has been working with P2 for over 10 years.

Certifications

  • Federation des Kinesiologues du Quebec
Manon Jutras
  • Name

    Manon Jutras

  • Discipline Cycling Coach

  • Experience years 15

Methodology

Whether it’s to take on the challenge of participating in a first sporting event such as triathlon or a marathon or simply looking for well-being and fitness, it’s always the playful side of the challenge that she loves to guide and accompany. its customers in their search for performance.

Expertise

Her late entry into the world of professional cycling in the first professional team in Quebec, RONA was the starting point for an exceptional and extremely rewarding life experience. It is also a pleasure to share its learnings, since 2005, in conference, with public of all kinds; business people, aspiring athletes, students, etc.

Background

After completing a bachelor’s degree in microbiology and a certificate in marketing management, she spent ten years as a sales team coach for one of the largest pharmaceutical companies. Following her 2004 Olympic episode, she gained training as a personal training specialist and Master PowerWatts. It is therefore within the team of training specialists of Première Performance that she chose to pursue and share her passion for the development of each individual’s potential.

Certifications

  • B. Sc.
  • Certificat en gestion du marketing/Certificat in marketing management
  • Équipe Olympique Canadienne 2004, cyclisme sur route/2004 Olympic Team, road cycling
  • Spécialiste en entraînement personal canfitpro/canfitpro personal trainer
Marc Nadeau
  • Name

    Marc Nadeau

  • Discipline Athletic Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist

Methodology

Building functional bodies from the casual athlete to elite, Marc Nadeau has been invested in the sporting world since a young age.

Expertise

With experience as a personal trainer he is biomechanics focussed, with attention paid to getting muscular systems to engage. Having received training in ELDOA 1 & 2, he also works with soft tissue release and provides corrective exercises to achieve functional posture.

Background

He graduated from Concordia University as well as Marianopolis College. Interning in Beaconsfield Rugby, Concordia Rugby and John Abbott College Football, Marc can attend to sport specific demands.

  • Name

    Marie-Hélène Bourbonnais

  • Discipline Dietician

Methodology

Marie-Hélène is a real dynamic practitioner; her appetite for life, for sport and for food is contagious. « By sharing my passion, I wish to inspire athletes to acquire knowledge and skills to eat smart, and support peak performances. »
That’s a winning attitude!

Background

Marie-Hélène is a Registered Dietitian, and holds a masters in Sports Nutrition from Montreal University. She was part of B2Ten’s sport nutrition mentorship. She has worked at Institut National du Sport du Québec, where she prepared elite athletes for the Rio Olympic Games. She also assured cycling and mountain biking athletes’ nutrition during the 2013 Canada Games in Sherbrooke. She is the founder of Sportivore, a sport nutrition services company where she regularly performs conferences and workshops with various high level athletes and sport teams, to help them acquire an extra competitive edge.

Marie-Hélène has a solid background in alpine skiing and holds her Canadian Ski Coaches Federation level II (CSCF-NCCP), as well as her Canadian Ski Instructor Alliance level III (CSIA). She trained alpine skiers in New Zealand, Whistler Blackcomb, and she regularly conducts professional development courses for the CSIA in Québec and New-Brunswick. Marie-Hélène has also been CSIA’s nutrition expert and written many article in Ski Pro magazine.

Strong cyclist, Marie-Hélène has also raced within the Fédération Québécoise des Sports Cyclistes (FQSC). She knows that circuit well and prepares cyclist’s nutrition for their competitive season regularly.

Certifications

  • Member of the Ordre Professionnel des Diététistes du Québec (OPDQ)
Michael Di Blasio
  • Name

    Michael Di Blasio

  • Discipline Cycling Coach, Powerwatts

  • Experience years 15

Methodology

“My goal is to make sure everyone has fun training while pushing them to reach their potential.”

Expertise

Michael fell in love with hockey when he was a kid. He played competitively into his teens and then later on at a more relaxed level. Cycling was also always part of Michael’s life, he now races at a master level. In 2000, running peaked his interest as an opportunity to lose weight. Within his first year he ran 3 marathons and lost 25lbs. At that same time, he became inspired by Canadian Triathlete Simon Whitfield winning Gold at the Sydney Olympics. With an inability to swim, Michael was not quite sure how he could do it, but after a few more years of marathons he finally signed up for swimming lessons. His triathlon levels increased slowly into Ironman distances. He has competed in several Ironman races including the World Championships in Hawaii.

Background

During his many years of racing, he trained at P2 doing PowerWatts™, eventually he was asked to coach and has been a trained PowerWatts coach since 2013. He provides Private Training and coaching to several triathletes of different levels and has recently become our new Customer Relations Director here at P2.

Certifications

  • CanfitPro Certified Personal Trainer
Patrick Magee
  • Name

    Patrick Magee

  • Discipline Osteopath, Strength & Conditioning Specialist

Methodology

His approach is to provide osteopathic manual therapy to address biomechanical barriers (e.g., articular, soft tissue, visceral, and cranial etc) that may prevent structures of the body from moving or functioning optimally, and can lead to tissue breakdown or dysfunction. Patrick combines performance and reconditioning systems with osteopathy to help clients minimize and/or manage injuries and functional disturbances, while establishing sustainable high performance practices. His approach relies on the promotion of optimal strategies of movement, recovery, mindset, and nutrition.

Expertise

Patrick is a Performance Specialist/Osteopathic Practitioner who brings a unique perspective merging the disciplines of fitness and motor development,  athletic performance and osteopathic manual therapy.  Patrick spent two years in the Montreal Canadiens’ organization where his primary role was Strength and Conditioning Coordinator for the Hamilton Bulldogs, and he also provided osteopathic care for players. Previously, Patrick spent six years as strength and conditioning coach for McGill hockey, while concurrently building and integrating his osteopathic studies & approach. In addition to building valuable experience with numerous NHL/AHL athletes, he has experience working with numerous Olympians and internationally competitive figure skaters. Equally, Patrick enjoys working with the general population as well, as he feels that they too can adopt similar principles to that of pro athletes to upgrade their professional performance and health.

Background

Patrick’s Education and training include: Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist- NSCA (CSCS, 2007), Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology (UNB, 2007), Master’s degree in Biomechanics (McGill, 2009), D.O (Qc) Osteopathy (CEO, 2017 member of Ostéopathie Quebec). Additionally, he has completed the Certified Performance Specialist program through EXOS, is a certified Reconditioning Specialist having completed Reconditioning levels 1,2, and mentorship programs, and is a certified Selective Functional Movement Assessment (SFMA) member and Y-Balance tester through Functional movement systems (FMS).

Certifications

  • Member of Osteopathy Quebec
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
  • Certified Performance Specialist
  • Selective Functional Movement Assessment

 

Paulo Saldanha
  • Name

    Paulo Saldanha

  • Discipline Athletic Therapist, Powerwatts, Sports Physiologist

Methodology

His areas of specialization include, high intensity protocols to improve performance in athletes who have hit a plateau. Building big picture (macro) plans and small picture (micro) plans to optimize athletic performance.

Expertise

Paulo is an applied Sports Physiologist and endurance coach and works as a consultant to organizations and athletes offering outside the box strategies and solutions to optimize high performance. Paulo combines the practical experience of training and racing, with a solid scientific foundation to develop blended programs to help athletes achieve peak performance. He has also used his experience in working with power for endurance cyclists and triathletes to help develop an indoor group cycling system called PowerWatts, used by P2 and over 20 other locations around the world.

Background

Paulo has a diverse competitive background in multiple sports. He was a professional Ironman triathlete from 1988-1993 and the first Canadian under 9hrs in the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii. He has competed in Ironman competitions, UCI road cycling races,  and collegiate cross country running and swimming. He was also the first Canadian to complete the gruelling solo Race Across America (RAAM).  Paulo also has many years of laboratory experience with physiological testing on elite athletes from many different sports.

Certifications

  • McGill University – Masters Degree in Exercise Physiology
  • CSCS from NSCA
Rob Cote
  • Name

    Rob Côté

  • Discipline Cycling Coach, Fascial Stretch Therapist, Personal Trainer, Running Coach

Methodology

Rob believes in improvement through a slow progression and focus on technique. When it comes to his style of coaching there are no shortcuts towards success. He encourages his clients to be patient and building a strong foundation with a solid base to allow them to perform to their greatest potential.

Expertise

With a passion for the outdoors, Rob Côté started off his career as a white water canoe guide, eventually getting into marathon running. Unable to count how many races in total, Rob has completed over 15 Ironmans including 5 Hawaii Ironmans as well as 5 Boston Marathons. Rob began coaching cycling as well and naturally progressed into providing wilderness trips, organizing cycling trips and providing cross-country skiing outings as well as trainings.

Background

Rob has completed a Bachelors in Physical Education at McGill University. He is a Master PowerWatts coach, one of the original owners of Premier Studio when it first opened and has contributed widely to the PowerWatts concept, adding his input throughout the years to help bring it to where it is today.  A swim coach for 17 years at McGill and Marinanopolis College, he also coaches running and cycling, provides technical analysis and evaluations.

Certifications

  • Level II Coaching Certification in Swimming
  • Wilderness Medicine certification
  • FST Level 1 Certification
  • Running Evaluation
Scott Livingston
  • Name

    Scott Livingston

  • Discipline Athletic Therapist, Personal Trainer, Strength & Conditioning Specialist

Methodology

Scott merges his ability to identify and correct movement dysfunction with his knowledge and experience in performance training to build athletes that are robust and who perform to the highest levels of their ability.

Expertise

Scott has been working in the field of athletic performance for close to thirty years.  He is renown for his dedication to building more efficient, effective and resilient athletes.  He has trained athletes at every level including executive athletes, college athletes, professional athletes and numerous Olympic medalists.

Background

Certified as an Athletic Therapist and Strength and Conditioning Specialist in the late 80’s Scott worked for Concordia University’s Varsity Athletics program through the 90’s until he was hired by the New York Islanders of the NHL.  He moved to the New York Rangers from 1999-2001 and then came back home to Montreal in 2001 to work for the Montreal Canadiens.  He was also a part time professor at Concordia University through the 90’s and continues to teach privately with the educational company High Performance Sport he owns with his wife Jaime.

In the early 2000’s he began working with a fledgling project that would later be known as B2ten.  This foundation assists Canadian Olympic athletes and Scott has been a part of its leadership group since its inception as well as being one of the principle performance support professionals.

Certifications

  • Certified Athletic Therapist
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist
Sebastien Buna
  • Name

    Sebastien Buna

  • Discipline condition specialist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist

Expertise

Athletic Therapist to top level athletes, professional, Olympic and weekend warriors, Seb understands the workings of elite level athletics. His work experience extends to a wide range of clientele of all ages and athletic backgrounds.

Working with top level athletes since 2012, he looks to assist them in achieving their highest physical potential while also preventing potential future injuries. His expertise is based in taking care of players to get the most out of them for every game, and treating them so that they can last all season long. He is passionate about learning and he is always looking for new ways to treat and train his clients.

Background

Sebastian graduated from Concordia University, Majoring in Exercise Science with a specialization in Athletic Therapy – becoming a fully Certified Athletic Therapist by 2014. Throughout his time in school he worked as an athletic trainer for hockey and soccer players at Athletic Republic, did a field internship at Dawson College providing emergency care and injury management to men’s soccer, basketball and women’s hockey teams and interned with Rugby Canada’s men’s and women’s senior 7’s Olympic team. This is where he was introduced to B2Ten, and eventually High Performance. He completed his studies at Concordia while entering into a clinical internship with High Performance. He quickly fell in love with the High Performance approach to treating and training their athletes. Now under the new name of Premiere Performance, he provides summer hockey training camps for elite level athletes and has also assisted the Athletic Therapy staff during the Montreal Canadiens development camp, as well with emergency care, assessment and treatment of injuries since 2016.

Certifications

  • Certified Athletic Therapist
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Coach
  • Certified Soft Tissue Release
  • Certified in Selective Functional Movement Analysis (SFMA)
  • Sports First Responder Certified
  • CPR/AED Certified
  • CSCS
  • Name

    Tracy Delane

  • Discipline Personal Trainer

Methodology

With her high level of enthusiasm, Tracy has the ability to motivate her clients to reach beyond their comfort zones to obtain increased cardiovascular strength and endurance levels. She uses rehab based skills to best design specific training programs to optimize her client’s physical potential.

Expertise

Tracy enjoys a variety of sports. While she trained as a competitive gymnast in her younger days, she loves to stay active and fit doing a variety of fitness classes and outdoor activities. Although she runs a busy household with her 3 very active children, she can often be found cycling or running along the canal.  She currently leads our HIIT classes and ballet barre fitness classes at P2. She does small group trainings upon request and has has a variety of clients for 1 on 1 private sessions.  Tracy spends her summers in her hometown of Pittsburgh, PA where she teaches outdoor bootcamp/HIIT classes.

Background

Tracy was born and raised in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. She studied biology at Indiana University and then received a degree in Physical Therapy from the University of Pittsburgh. Afterwards, she worked as a Physical Therapist in general rehabilitation, trauma and sports medicine therapy. She has also worked as Physiotherapist at the McGill Sport Medicine Clinic.  Tracy has been working for Premiere Performance for the past 19+ years and continues to keep herself up to date on the latest training techniques by attending regular workshops and continuing education courses.  Tracy also most recently became ReAct certified in concussion rehabilitation.

Certifications

  • BSc in Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh
  • Currently holds her PA license in PT
  • ReAct Certified
  • TRX Instructor Certified
  • Ballet Barre Instructor Certified
Vincent Roof-Racine
  • Name

    Vincent Roof-Racine

  • Discipline Athletic Therapist, Strength & Conditioning Specialist

Methodology

When working with athletes, Vincent brings his determination, enthusiasm and his desire to make athletes and people perform beyond their expectations. His manual therapy approach is characterized by a combination of soft tissues release, manual mobilizations, stretching and strengthening. He strives consistently to learn, improve and broaden his horizons. “Never be satisfied” is a quote that would describe him. Let Vincent help you achieve goals you never thought possible.

Expertise

Vincent has been involved in a sports milieu since he took his first steps; either by participating in a wide variety of sport but mostly playing hockey at a highly competitive level for over 15 years. Vincent knows what it takes to be a successful athlete as he was faced with the reality of being a high level athlete since adolescence. Therefore pursuing a career where sports are the central component, whether by training or by rehabilitation, was an easy decision to make.

Background

Vincent graduated his Bachelor Degree in Exercise Science with a Specialization in Athletic Therapy at Concordia University in August 2008 from there he continued his involvement with athletes. As a student, he had the opportunity to work with a wide range of athletes either by developing strength and conditioning programs and supervising their training or as a student athletic therapist. All of these opportunities helped him gain valuable experience and allow him to develop his talent and sharpen his skills in the way he wanted to work with athletes and by helping them improve and optimize their performances; As a strength and conditioning specialist, as an Athletic Therapist or by a combination of the two.

In the summer of 2008, Vincent spent his clinical internship portion of his Bachelor Degree interning at High Performance Sport. As a clinical internship student at HPC, he discovered a team of dedicated and dynamic professionals with whom he shared a similar vision and motivation and who allowed him to verify his desire to pursue a career in this specific field. He is certified with the Canadian Athletic Therapist’s Association since November 2009.

Now an integral part of the High Performance team, Vincent was the Athletic Therapist and Strength and Conditioning coach for the Acadie-Bathurst Titans in the QMJHL from 2008-2010. His responsibilities among others included the rehabilitation, emergency care and strength training of all the hockey players throughout the hockey season. In the spring of 2010, Vincent was hired as the Assistant Athletic Therapist for the Montréal Alouettes of the CFL were he worked for 2 seasons. With the Montréal Alouettes, Vincent gained a lot of experience by working with professional athletes in a professional sports setting and had the chance to win the Grey Cup with the Alouettes in 2010. During the NFL 2010/2011 season, Vincent had the opportunity to intern for 2 games with the Green Bay Packers.

Since January 2012, Vincent is the Athletic Therapist of the Montréal Impact FC of the Major League Soccer. As an Athletic Therapist with the Montréal Impact, he is responsible of the player’s rehabilitations as well as their return to play specific rehabilitation. This position allows him to combine his Athletic Therapy and Strength and Conditioning skills as an integral part of the player’s rehabilitation programs.

Certifications

  • Certified Athletic Therapist