Shriya Maharaj Exercise Physiologist2019-05-21T20:53:19+00:00



Certified Exercise Physiologist

As a former dancer, Shriya understands the importance of posture and core stability in everyday activities. She uses this as the foundation of her exercise programs. Through goal setting and problem solving strategies, she is able to help clients achieve their optimal quality of life.

Seeing the sense of accomplishment and confidence growing as clients learn new skills and become stronger is one of the things she enjoys most about her job. She gets excited when someone tells her they were finally able to put their socks on by themselves or go down the stairs without fear of falling.

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Education & Training

Shriya Maharaj has experience in exercise programming and testing. She works with a wide variety of clients, including the elderly and those with musculoskeletal, neurological, metabolic and cardiovascular conditions. Shriya believes in finding ways for clients to be active no matter their mobility or fitness level. She uses a combination of education and exercises principles to help clients complete daily activities and manage pain.

Shriya is registered with the Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology and Exercise and Sports Science Australia. She holds a master’s degree in clinical exercise physiology from the University of Queensland in Australia and a bachelor’s degree in Life Sciences from The University of Toronto. She continues to add to her experience and education by attending health and wellness conferences and refining her assessment skills through professional advancement courses.

Passions & Pursuits

Health, wellness and fitness have always been important to Shriya. She purposely chose a career that would allow her to continue to pursue and promote it.

In her spare time, she enjoys travelling and cooking. She is always on the lookout for new recipes to try, and she enjoys chatting to clients and about places they have travelled and her own experiences abroad for leisure and work. Shriya also loves a good book and always has one in her bag waiting for any opportunity to read it.

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