Living in Toronto has many perks, but we think one of the best is the top-notch instructors who call this city home. From spirited spinners to uplifting yogis and beyond, ClassPassers in Toronto have access to amazing workouts taught by knowledgeable and inspiring instructors — but which deserve the top honors? We asked and you answered — these are Toronto’s Best Instructors of 2017!
Marlie Cohen | SPINCO – Toronto, SPYNGA cycle yoga strength
“Marlie’s classes are AMAZING! She is so welcoming to everyone, no matter their fitness level, and every class feels like a fun party! Not to mention, major sweat session! I always walk out of Marlie’s classes with a huge smile on my face.” –Carly
“Marlie is the most incredible spinning instructor I have ever had the pleasure of riding with. Her energy is amazing and her playlists are next level! There is no one else who can make 6 am rides so enjoyable! She goes out of her way to make sure that riders feel welcome in her class and always manages to make everyone feel like a pro. She is clearly so passionate about what she does and it’s inspiring to see how much fun she is having. It’s impossible to leave Marlie’s class without a HUGE smile on my face.” –Lisa
“Marlie is always energetic, encouraging and smiling as she teaches her 6am spin class. It’s no wonder the class is booked solid every week. I used to hate spinning until I took Marlie’s class and now I can’t get enough! She is the biggest sweetheart and deserves to win.” –Shauna
“She really brings the whole class together! She makes us all feel like one big family working towards so many different goals! So inspiring and encouraging!! Also, her music is 👌🏼💣” –Hana
Jeffery Ford | Studio Lagree – King Street | Forest Hill Village
Winner for the 2nd year in a row!
“He is hilarious and makes it fun to work but also is one of the most challenging instructors I’ve ever had.” –Tessa
“Its the hardest workout but so worth it. I’m always miserable in class but so happy after. Great attention paid to form and also there’s always good music and jokes.” –Ella
“Jeff is the complete package you look for in a fitness instructor. He motivates you and leads by example. Also has the best playlist.” –Yuni
“His energy is contagious and his classes leave you feeling inspired, sore AF, and booty strong!” –Kelly