Our Staff

Aryn Savard
Aryn is the owner, director, and instructor at The Goddess Movement. Her 15+ years of experience in the fitness industry prepared her perfectly to design all of the programming at TGM. She holds a degree in exercise physiology and many fitness certifications. Her passion and life goal is to create opportunities for discovery, to empower people to see and reach their ultimate potential, and to NEVER take life too seriously! Aryn can teach everything under the TGM roof, but her heart beats strongest for pole. You may see her in one of your first visits to TGM in the Try It Out class, she also teaches advanced pole and directs the Army of Sass program and all studio productions. Aryn works hard to find balance between the studio and home where she is a wife of 15+ years and mom of an amazing little boy.

 


Nicole
Nicole teaches all levels of pole from Level 1-5 as well as Grads. She also is one of our Aerial Yoga instructors and Prenatal fitness instructors. On top of this Nicole is our mega-awesome Administrative Manager, she is always happy to answer any questions you have about the studio! Nicole completed her instructor training at The Goddess Movement in the summer of 2014 after completing all of our level classes as a student. She has danced all her life in all styles ranging from Ballet to jazz to hip hop. She is currently studying at UFV to obtain her degree in Kinesiology.

 


Heather
Heather is a professional dance teacher and performer. Trained in various styles of movement Heather has found her love as the “Sargent of Sass” of Abbotsford’s first ever Army of Sass Performance and Training Group Program. Heather has been recognized as one of the brightest up and coming choreographers in the dance industry as well as a leader and inspiration to women everywhere.

 


Lyndsey
Lyndsey fell in love with pole in 2006 and became a pole instructor in 2007. She began the aerial hoop program at TGM in 2010 went on to become certified to teach trapeze and silks as well in 2012. Lyndsey is a mom of two who performs professionally in aerial hoop and cube and has competed in pole fitness, winning titles in 2014. Lyndsey plays a large role in preparing and assisting the direction of studio productions. Come visit Lyndsey for expert training in flying high in the aerial hoop!

 


Kirsten
I am a good-food-and-coffee-loving, kick-lunging, mountain-climbing, fitness-and-pole-teaching mother of two (soon-to-be three) who moonlights as a high school teacher during the day. You will surely know I’m in the studio by my laugh (I’m told it’s “hearty”), and I love to dance it out and celebrate successes with flying high-5’s and ninja kick-lunges.

 


Jeni-Rae
Jeni-Rae has been an instructor at The Goddess Movement since 2011. She teaches pole, hoop, trapeze, silks and aerial yoga, as well as many drop in fitness classes. Jeni-Rae performs silks and corde-lisse professionally and has competed and won titles in BC Provincial pole fitness competitions. Jeni-Rae holds a group fitness certification.

 


Patrick
Patrick began working with the hoop and trapeze in September of 2013, and has been flying ever since, beginning teaching September of 2014. Performing and instructing have been part of his life though for many years. Patrick has his teaching certificate for secondary Drama and Visual Arts, and has been offstage and onstage for many productions at University of the Fraser Valley. He teaches hoop and trapeze classes, and you’ll find him being a student in TGM classes such as Stretch Effects and PUMPED classes.

 


Willow
A mother of 2 fabulous kiddos, Willow is a nurse in her “conventional” life and has been training and performing aerials for over 5 years. She is versed in silks, hoop and trapeze and is certified to teach all principles. She is also a hula hoop performer and likes to live on the edge by adding fire to her already dynamic hoop performances.

 


Wendy
Wendy is highly qualified in running SUPERFUN events, in particular, SUPERFUN fitness classes! She has been personal training for over 12 years, and has a background in gymnastics, dance, bodybuilding, powerlifting, strongman, and pole fitness! Wendy has competed in and won titles in BC Provincial pole fitness competitions. She is well known for her radical retro 80’s mix tape, and also loves to blow her whistle!!!