Maitri Fitness is owned and operated by Kristina Belanger. Originally a graduate from the Honours Bachelor of Commerce program at Lakehead University, Kristina worked for a few years in the corporate setting and quickly realized that her personal interest in physical and mental well-being and helping others was pulling her towards a new career path.
Kristina began her studies by completing the Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification, after which she attained the Personal Training Certification with the National Strength and Conditioning Association. Throughout her studies, Kristina spent a number of hours shadowing the coaches at Thrive Strength and Wellness. Being a part of the Thrive community served as inspiration to further pursue her career in the health and wellness field, and to join their team’s efforts to provide empathetic, client-centered and inspiring coaching.