Barbara Henning is a long-time resident of Fort McMurray. Born and raised in Edmonton Alberta, Barb has always had a passion for fitness, coaching and living a healthy lifestyle. While studying to become a teacher at the U of A, she competed on the varsity swim team. After graduating, Barb coached Master’s swimming, triathlon, and age-group swimming both in Edmonton and here in Fort McMurray. She obtained her AFLCA fitness leader certification and continues to teach fitness classes in our community.
Barb had the honor of receiving the Excellence in Teaching Award, while teaching school in Fort McMurray. She enjoys motivating, encouraging, and facilitating change in her clients today just as she did with her grade 3 students.
As well as working and raising a family, Barb also volunteered extensively within the community. She organized Jump Rope for the Heart, coached various sports teams, organized the youth triathlon for three years.
Barb has chosen to channel her energy and passion into helping her community at large. While teaching fitness classes, she was aware that her clients needed to address other lifestyle issues. She discovered the Ideal Protein Weight loss system, which was hugely successful in helping her clients achieve their wellness goals. Layering the foundations of fitness with weight loss, massage therapy, and esthetics, Barb has developed a comprehensive wellness program.