Laurie Idema Wood
Meet FMG Master Trainer Laurie.
Laurie has been in the fitness industry for over 30 years. She started out as a group fitness leader in land, aqua, cycle, and active older adult disciplines. After completing a degree in Kinesiology, she returned to university for 2 more years to study advanced exercise prescription for clinical populations, then enrolled in massage therapy. She has worked in several sports medicine clinics which paved the way for business ownership. Laurie has owned and operated Body Connections Fitness & Massage Therapy in Regina, SK since 2005. Her passions are myofascial release, instrument assisted soft tissue mobilization, orthopedic assessment & treatment and clinical exercise prescription.
After clinic hours, Laurie teaches in person and virtual fitness classes and enjoys providing fitness continuing education. In her spare time, she loves to cycle, lift weights, run and hike.
Clinical Exercise Physiologist/ Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist/ Registered Massage Therapist/Myofascial Release Therapist/ Graston Technique Provider/ Registered Yoga Teacher/ Fitness Instructor Specialist/ Personal Trainer/ Course Conductor -SPRA