WGA Team

WGA has taken the best of all training and coaching from all your favorite boot camps, gyms and studios, super charged it with great people and housed it under one roof. Our goal is to reduce the chances of boredom, quitting 3 weeks in, or feeling lost without guidance. Welcome to the team!

Fitness has always been part of Ernie’s lifestyle. He loves distance running especially on a mountain trail. He trains in traditional Shotokan Karate holding a Second Degree Black Belt. Ernie enjoys the energy and enjoyment of group classes, especially anything with high intensity. Ernie’s previous life was that of a commercial airplane pilot. He loves encouraging people to make good life decisions and is active in his local Church. He and his wife, Tamiko, have been married since 1995, have 5 kids and live in Rosedale.

Mike Joseph is a 30+ year professional in the Fitness Industry. His passion has always been in fitness, from a childhood athlete dreaming of owning his own gym, to becoming a professional athlete. Mike owned and operated Chilliwack Fitness Company for 16 years. He was also a representative for Life Fitness Western Canada, consults multiple health clubs, designs sales systems, personal training systems and overall club management tools.

Hunter Joseph grew up in her family gym and dreamed of one day running one. Throughout her childhood she played many sports but pursued hockey as her main sport, leading her to get a hockey scholarship to Olds College in Alberta. This is where she took her Business Diploma as a student athlete. Now she is going to grow, learn and help within the Fitness Industry, following in her parents footsteps helping others achieve their goals and a healthy lifestyle.

Laurie Joseph has been an owner and administrator, working in the Fitness Industry for the last 28+ years. 16 years of that, Laurie was an owner/operator of Chilliwack Fitness Company. Her main role now is Software Specialist for In Charge Life/In Charge Payments, which she has been part of for the last 7+ years. Laurie's passion is fitness and loves helping others achieve their goals and a healthy lifestyle.

Tamiko was born with a little ‘horse blood’ in her veins. She was a competitive equestrian but now she loves teaching kids to ride, training horses and anything else equine. She holds certification as an Equine Assisted Learning Instructor. Tamiko trains in traditional Shotokan Karate with the rank of Black Belt. She enjoys the accountability and competition of quality group fitness classes. She and her husband, Ernie, have been married since 1995, have 5 kids and live in Rosedale.

Elisa is an enthusiastic health and fitness lover focused on creating and sharing her healthy and happy lifestyle with others. Her passion is to empower individuals by sharing her passion and inspiring others to rebuild their relationship with health and fitness. Also, educating the importance of a healthy body, mind, and soul. Elisa wants to build and connect with others through compassion and understanding.