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 Jefferson Ong, Wellbeing Trainer, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd, Singapore
Jefferson is a graduating student of Bachelor in Sports & Exercise science with University of Essex. He is also ACE Certified Personal Trainer and has been in the Fitness Industry since 2017, helping many clients achieve their goals from weight-loss to improving functionality, and strength. His experience also includes managing and training Fitness Trainers to produce similar results too! His proudest achievement to-date in his books is helping a 60-year old man whom has never performed a pull-up before, achieve 10! His fitness journey begins a decade ago trying to overcome obesity at a weight of 105kg. “The unwavering help I received during that period, inspired me to strive to be that similar beacon of hope and help for others who need fitness help”. During his free time, he enjoys Olympic Weightlifting training, and coaching Dragon Boat Racing.
Speaks English, Mandarin and a little bit of Hokkien
Mr Daryl Ang, Wellbeing Trainer, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd, Singapore
Energetic and outgoing, Daryl graduated with a Diploma in Sports and Exercises student from Republic Polytechnic and obtained his fitness certification from the Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA). He has experience in conducting physical training in a group setting. His fitness journey begins a decade ago with the intention of living a healthy lifestyle. He enjoys running, resistance training and occasionally paddles during the weekend. Daryl is a firm believer of “prevention is better than cure” by exercising regularly through the means of various exercise modalities.
Speaks English, Mandarin and Malay
Mr. Samuel Lo, Wellbeing Trainer, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd
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
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 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 Chad Emmanuel Loh, Wellbring Trainer, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd
Friendly with a positive attitude towards life, Chad Emmanuel Loh is a fitness trainer certified by the American Council of Exercise (ACE). He is enthusiastic to inspire others to work out and lead a healthy lifestyle, specifically through resistance training to help individuals perform better in their daily activities. Chad also strongly believes in the importance of achieving mind, body and soul balance through fun work out flexibility exercises.
Speaks English and Mandarin
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.
Mr Wee Hoe Lim, Wellbeing Trainer, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd
Wee Hoe is ACE certified personal trainer. He works on improving his clients’ general health and fitness, habits formation, as well as breathing mechanics to improve posture and mobility. Having to go through multiple frustrations in the early part of his career led him to understand that there’s no one size fits all templates. And he also understands how our human body asymmetries can lead to nagging tension, aches and reduction of strength. He believes that people can have the ability to move and feel better through their own exploration and awareness of their own body in space.
Speaks English, Chinese.
Mr Dominic Lee, Wellbeing Trainer, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd
Dominic is a final year Physiotherapy student and holds a Diploma in Sports and Exercise Science. His passion for fitness began through his love of sports and developed as an athlete in football. Dominic is passionate and dedicated to help others achieve their personal goals and empowering their lives. His approach to fitness emphasizes on evidence based programming with a specific focus given to cardiovascular and strength training in combination with balance and flexibility training.
Speaks English, Mandarin and Hokkien
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.
Ms Soak Yee Lee, Wellbeing Trainer, ASPIRE55 Pte Ltd
Soak Yee is a physiotherapist by training. She obtained her Master of Musculoskeletal and Sports Physiotherapy (Aust) and have been specialising in treating musculoskeletal conditions for the past 13 years. Prior to setting her own private practice, she was working in the outpatient clinic in Tan Tock Seng hospital for 9 years managing patients with conditions of varied severity. Besides seeing individual patient, she also conducted specific rehabilitation exercise classes in the hospital targeting different spinal, knee and shoulder conditions while she worked in the hospital. She is a strong believer of the importance of physical independence and hence empowering her clients with knowledge about their condition and providing them with self-management strategies is the goal of her clinical practice. Soak Yee has always been interested in working with older adults and believed that preventive exercises will effectively enable this group of clients to continue their quality lives into their golden years.
Speaks English, Mandarin and Cantonese
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
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