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Coach Natalie 

Natalie Yip Personal Trainer Boxing Coach Toronto North York

Natalie started her journey through sport and fitness training at the age of 14 in track and field and kick-boxing.  A couple years later she began her competitive combat career and quickly discovered her passion for athletic achievement and the science of movement.  Through years of learning, she discovered her love of working with others and guiding them to find success and overall happiness through movement and fitness.  This led to her seeking post-secondary education at George Brown College in their renowned intensive, hands-on Fitness and Lifestyle Management Program. 

During this time and over the many following years, Natalie gained extensive hands-on experience working with high performance athletes at York University and teaching fundamental Muay Thai classes at her Muay Thai School. Throughout her 12yr amateur and professional career in Muay Thai and more recent 5yr competitive career in Boxing, Natalie has gained invaluable experience training as an athlete, competing internationally and teaching others in the art. Furthermore her transition to the Sweet Science of Boxing has enriched her comprehensive knowledge of the art of striking and refined her skills as an effective developmental coach.

Natalie has spent almost two decades in sport and recreation, training a diversity of clients, teaching a wide range of fitness classes, developing recreation and fitness programs, guiding other trainers and coaching competitive fighters.  She has gained a wealth of knowledge and experience that has transformed her into the unique, transformative and exceptional coach she is today.

Natalie believes that life is all about amazing experiences, the most defining ones involving challenge, struggle and a test of will, resulting in adversity, growth and achievement.  These experiences, however, include finding laughter and enjoyment in each of these moments and spending them with wonderful people – the essence of what really fulfils a person through their own personal journey.


George Brown Fitness and Lifestyle Management,

  Personal Training Certificate

Ontario Fitness Council, Group Fitness Instructor

CSEP Certified Personal Trainer

Can-Fit-Pro Personal Trainer Specialist

WaterArt® Group Fitness Instructor

Kettlebell Certification Level 1

Reebok Cycle Certification

NCCP Multi-Sport Level 1 Theory

NCCP Weight-Lifting Level 1 Technical

NCCP Boxing Apprentice Coach Technical

High Five®: Sport Coach & Principles of Healthy Child Development

Rock Steady Boxing Coach

Coach Daria 


Daria grew up on a farm in Southeast Saskatchewan.  From a young age, she played many sports competitively, but softball was always her favourite.  She was fortunate enough to play on the University of Regina Softball team and win a National Championship in 2018.  Sports aside, her fitness journey began by flipping tractor tires on her farm and turning farm equipment into a makeshift gym.  Her passion for sports and fitness led her to complete a bachelor’s degree in Kinesiology as well as her certification in personal training.  Daria has previously worked as a kickboxing trainer and led group fitness classes, boot camps and personal training sessions.  She enjoys finding creative ways to structure workouts and helping people to reach their fitness goals.  


She is currently moving into her clinical year of naturopathic medicine at the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in Toronto and will be one of the interns working on the sports medicine shift.  Her recent experience as a naturopathic medical student has allowed her to better understand injury rehabilitation, sports nutrition, and the role of exercise in hormonal health.


Outside of the gym and school, Daria enjoys camping trips around Ontario, Blue Jays games and canvas painting.  Her future goal is to focus in sports medicine and to work with female athletes to help expand the professional, female athletic industry.  Daria believes exercise is truly the best form of medicine and can help people build the confidence they need to live fulfilling lives.


Honours Bachelor of Kinesiology

Doctor of Naturopathy

CSEP Certified Personal Trainer

Red Cross Standard First Aid & CPR Level C

Women's Fitness Boxing Personal Training

“It is my honour to present Train with Nat, my vision and sincere efforts to create a lasting impact on our community and members that I am fortunate to work with.  By creating a supportive community and an inspiring, welcoming environment, I am committed to providing an exceptional experience that will support each person through challenges that will enrich how they feel each and every day.”  

~ Natalie Yip

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