Meet our friendly Wellbeing Trainers
Our trainers help to motivate our ASPIRE55 Gold Members to engage in regular exercise, social activities and health management
Mr Gary Teo, Wellbeing Trainer, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd
Gary is certified American council on exercise Personal trainer (ACE – CPT) and Sport Medicine Australia sports massage therapist (SMA). Previously Gary was a personal trainer in a large commercial gym and dealt with a variety of clients with varying levels of fitness. Gary’s passion for fitness started when he decided to try out his school’s Dragonboat team and continued when he joined the Singapore National Dragonboat team. Being faced with a number of injuries through Dragonboating, Gary's interest grew not only in the importance of proper training but also in injury prevention. Gary strongly believes in educating himself and imparting his skills and knowledge to his clients. With proper programme design, nutritional advice and the right mindset any goal is achievable.
Speaks English & Mandarin
Ms Annie Gushiken, Director of Health Management & Wellbeing Trainer, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd, Singapore
Annie is a dedicated health management enthusiast and personal trainer with over 10 years experience in various hospitals in Sao Paulo - Brazil. She has a Bachelor Degree in Pharmacy. After moving to Singapore in 2001, she decided to pursue her dream of becoming a Health and Fitness Professional. Since then, she has helped and guided many of her clients on their journey to change their life through improving their lifestyle, fitness level, weight management and eating habits. The natural progression led her to be certified as an Eating Psychology Coach from the Institute for the Psychology of Eating, Denver - Colorado. Her training has also made her an all-rounded health professional who can assist her clients of all ages in their everyday life by supporting Mind-Body-Nutrition, a term she uses to describe a way to nourish one’s Mind and Body.
Speaks English, Japanese & Spanish
Mr Lim Kai Siang, Wellbeing Trainer, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd, Singapore
Kai is a National Coaching Accreditation Programme (NCAP) certified coach, with years of experience amounted from coaching as well as participating in the adventure racing and mountaineering scene both locally and overseas. During his appointment as the main coach of Republic Polytechnic’s (RP) Adventure Learning Club, the club maintained its high level of competence in races as well and increased self-confidence and physical well-being of its members. Throughout his journey as a coach and racer, he noticed that most of the injuries that happen can be avoided. Hence he focuses on emphasising the proper correction techniques as well as recovery. He is passionate and looks forward to sharing his experiences with everyone. He believes that everyone can “Do Better”, “Be Better” and “Get Better”.
Speaks English, Mandarin & Hokkien
Mr Vincent Ng, Wellbeing Trainer, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd, Singapore
Blessed with a sunny disposition and radiant personality, National Bodybuilder Champion, Vincent Ng is an inspirational fitness trainer certified by Federation of International Sports Aerobics & Fitness (FISAF), TRX, VIPR, and Fitness Innovations Singapore for Total Integrated Fitness training (FIT). He is also passionate about functional training and training older adults. With more than 30 years of resistance weight training experience and more than 8 years in the fitness industry, he has been focusing on enhancing core muscles, flexibility to reduce stiffness of muscle development, creating awareness of body posture and balancing, and correcting proportion of muscular weakness. He relates easily to athletes and is well trusted by his guidance. He portrays a strong frame of influence from which is motivating the trainees.
Speaks English & Mandarin
Mr Norman Koh, Wellbeing Trainer, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd, Singapore
Norman designs and reviews the training programmes for ASPIRE55 members. Norman is a graduate of Sport Science and Management at Nanyang Technological University, and during his internship, he is inspired by what ASPIRE55 provides for its members and has since joined the team for more than a year now. Besides enhancing the quality of the training programmes at ASPIRE55, Norman sees a gap in the activities that older adults can do but not given the opportunity to, and he has undertaken to create new experiences for the members, such as the challenge of high element rope course at MegaZip Adventure Park, members powered their way through on a Dragonboat, and enjoy refreshing nature walks. Norman believes that the hard work put in by ASPIRE55 members can be further translated to new beginnings and a healthier lifestyle.
Speaks English, Cantonese & Mandarin
Ms Yiing Ching Loke, Wellbeing Trainer, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd, Singapore
Yiing Ching is the Managing Director of ASPIRE55 and a sports enthusiast. She is trained and certified by HUR on the proper use of the strength training equipment for older adults and testing tools to monitor the fitness progress and fall prevention measurement. She believes that exercise should be engaging, challenging and fun at the same time. Motivating older adults to continue to workout, be stronger and active has been her goal since setting up ASPIRE55 and Wellbeing Innovation Lab. She overseas the strength training programmes for members and analyse the results of the Research Trial conducted monthly. She has been active in developing various brain games and introduced various forms of cognitive training to improve members' cognitive skills.
Speaks English, Malay, Cantonese, and basic Mandarin