Helen Vanderburg

Founder and co-owner of The ACADEMY fitness, yoga, spin studio, and author of Fusion Workouts. Helen is one of the most celebrated fitness personalities in the global fitness community today. She has been recognized numerous times as Canada’s top fitness educator by CanFitPro, the largest Canadian fitness association, and is the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. She has been awarded the IDEA Program Director, Fitness Presenter of the Year, and the 2018 Global Top Industry Contributor. Helen’s passion for fitness, health, and wellness has been recognized as one of Canada’s most influential people and honored with the Women of Vision award. She is the recipient of many industry awards and is an elite athlete as a former World Champion synchronized swimmer and honored member of the Sports Hall of Fame. She has educated fitness leaders globally for the past 25 years in over 25 countries. Helen is the Commercial Fitness Education Manager for Balanced Body and has consulted for international fitness companies such as NIKE, Total Gym, BOSU, Hedstrom Fitness, Schwinn Cycling, and Core Health and Fitness, to name a few.