Meet our seniors friendly ASPIRE55 Wellbeing Trainers
Our trainers help to motivate our ASPIRE55 Gold Members to engage in regular exercise, social activities and health management
Ms Yiing Ching Loke (YC), Wellbeing Trainer, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd, Singapore
Yiing Ching is the Managing Director and Co-Founder of ASPIRE55, a sports enthusiast, ACE Certified Personal Trainer and ACE Senior Fitness Specialist. She is also 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 members' Fitness Assessment conducted quarterly. 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
Mr Weng Keong Chew, Clubhouse Manager, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd, Singapore
Weng Keong has 18 years experience serving the Healthcare and Biomedical research industries in Singapore. Prior to joining ASPIRE55, his stint with the Ministry of Health, further enhanced his belief in the importance of a holistic well-rounded lifestyle especially for seniors that encompasses physical, mental and social health. Weng Keong continuously seeks to improve his knowledge to serve his clients with best practices. Besides his academic certifications in Biochemistry, Nutrition, Health Promotion and Physiotherapy, he builds his knowledge further for senior’s health in “Health Coaching for Older Adults” by NTU and “Senior Strength & Conditioning” by Academy of Sport Speed Australia. Weng Keong is also Exercise is Medicine (Singapore) certified.
Speaks English, Mandarin & Cantonese
Mr Kevin Wong, Assistant Clubhouse Manager, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd, Singapore
Kevin’s fitness journey began from 2017 when he was first introduced to Dragonboating. It transformed a skinny boy to become a health-conscious individual advocating balance and healthy lifestyle. Kevin’s interest grew during his time in National Service as he served as a Commando. Kevin also has experience in facilitating both online and physical events, specifically in online team-building and conducting Dragonboat Orientation Programs. Kevin is an ACE Certified Personal Trainer and ACE Specialist in Senior Fitness. During his free time, he enjoys food hunting!
Speaks English, Mandarin & Hokkien
Ms. Tze Yin Cheong, Wellbeing Trainer, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd
Tze Yin graduated from China Medical University (Taichung,Taiwan) - Bachelor of Science in Sport Medicine. Since then, she has worked in various fitness and wellness centres as a Personal Trainer to assess her clients' their fitness level and help them attain their goals, as well as to eliminate the chronic pain problem. Knowing that a combination of different exercises can help many more, her passion helped her realized the need to learn more and deepen her knowledge, and hence her focus in using Pilates as well. Besides working with the young and fit, she also finds the joy in working with the older adults. Tze Yin is also certified for Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM) to help improve her clients' pain control, muscle stiffness and even myo-fascial release. She emphasizes on protecting the spine with proper muscular activation and to train the muscular integration to perform complex tasks. Educating her clients about proper exercise methods and knowledge would ultimately create a deeper awareness about themselves. She feels that learning is an endless process, especially the human body - it is an endless journey of discover!
Speaks English, Mandarin & Hokkien
Mr. Samuel Lo, Wellbeing Trainer, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd, Singapore
Samuel is ACE Certified Personal Trainer and a Certified Myoskeletal Massage therapist. He has been exposed to a wide range of clients from young to old. He is attached to a physio clinic where he is practicing as a sports therapist and movement coach. Many of his training style incorporate functional neurology applications such as "multi-sensory approach". As well as ensuring that breathing is at the top of the hierarchy. The only thing we as humans do all day is to "breathe". Improve respiration first, and everything else will fall into place. He always looks to further develop his skills by attending overseas courses, like his latest one he attend in Seoul Korea.
Speaks English & Mandarin
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 & Hokkien
Ms Rong Xing Yap, Wellbeing Trainer, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd
Rong Xing is an enthusiastic and passionate trainer about health and fitness. The fascination with the human body and movement led her to pursue a Degree in Sport Science (University of Western Australia). Possessing a good knowledge of anatomy and proper exercise techniques and alignment, she ensures that her workouts are safe, effective and challenging suited to each client's level, understanding their needs and then developing a practical and progressive workout routine. She carries a warm and approachable and light hearted disposition when working with people. She also has a RYS® 200 yoga teacher training certification (YTT).
Speaks English, Mandarin and Hokkien
Mr Bernard Koh, Wellbeing Trainer, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd
Bernard is a Year 3 Physiotherapy student with over a year of clinical experience in the National University Hospital prior to enrolling in university. He was also a personal trainer for 2 years on top of his previous full-time job as a therapy assistant in NUH. Despite his busy schedule as a physiotherapy student, he continues to attend courses to upgrade his skillset and knowledge base in order to help improve the quality of life for the members and future patients. He is certified for: Instrument Assisted Soft Tissue Mobilization (IASTM), Sports massage, Strength & Conditioning, Basic Sports Science and Aquatic Musculoskeletal Hydrotherapy. He believes in evidence-based practices and that foundational compound exercises are the most effective.
Speaks English, Mandarin, a little of Hokkien and Cantonese.
Mr Ivan Tan, Wellbeing Trainer, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd
Ivan has been a personal and group trainer since 2016, with experience in fitness training for obese recruits in BMTC and personal training. He graduated from Edinburgh Napier University with a Bachelors of Sports and Exercise Science and is an ACE certified personal and group trainer. Ivan specializes in postural training with functional exercises with an interest in rehabilitation. He believes that exercise should be engaging and educative so members understand rationale behind specific movements. His goal is to enhance quality of life of participants through education and exercise.
Speaks English and Mandarin.
Ms Noreen Chua, Wellbeing Trainer, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd
Noreen started her fitness journey as an Aerobics Instructor and a yoga practitioner. To widen her knowledge and learn more skills, she enrolled in a yoga teacher training course. She is a Certified Yoga Teacher from Dr Venky’s Shivshakti Yoga Institute (International) India and also a Certified Senior Fitness Specialist from International Sports Sciences Association (USA). To her, age is no barrier to exercise and she decided to specialize in senior fitness so that she can share and offer her knowledge to motivate older adults to adopt fitness as a lifestyle and to age healthily. She believes that it is never too late to exercise and encourages all to empower themselves with wellness.
Speaks English, Mandarin, Hokkien and Malay.
Mr Norman Koh, Active Ageing Ambassador & Wellbeing Trainer, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd, Singapore
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