Sakura Kawano

Trainer & Instructor


  • Certificate in Fitness Instructing – Gym
  • Diploma in Fitness Instructing and Personal Training
  • Diploma in Instructing Exercise and Fitness


Experienced personal trainer with a strong background in sports. Sakura grew up in Whistler where her time was filled with various activities including downhill skiing, basketball, and volleyball. Also spending over a decade in competitive cross-country skiing and soccer. Sakura started weightlifting 4 years ago and completely fell in love with it! Finding a direct correlation between powerlifting and a drastic improvement in her mental health. At the beginning of her journey, she found the gym intimidating, was a little nervous and confused as to where to start. Sakura started getting coached by a personal trainer and was able to find the confidence and passion to welcome weightlifting as a huge part of her daily life. Sakura is very keen to continue her fitness journey and help others find the same positive impact of motivation, confidence, and healing!