Winne has an academic background in law, however the fitness industry is where Winnie truly belongs. While living in California, Winnie was trained by some of the most talented professionals in the industry. Winne is a group exercise instructor and personal trainer certified through both ACE and Can-Fit-Pro, Winnie teaches classes and trains clients at the Parkview Club in Toronto. As a Can-Fit-Pro PRO Trainer, she teaches courses and administers certification exams to future fitness professionals. Winnie has also spent many years as a group exercise manager and recruiter. All of these roles combined with that of wife and mother make for a very full and rewarding life. Winnie has been the recipient of awards from the Sports Clubs of Canada ("Rookie Instructor of the Year", "Instructor of the Year"), Can-Fit-Pro ("Program Impact", "Most Valuable PRO Trainer"), and in 2006 was the recipient of the School of Hospitality, Recreation & Tourism "Part Time Faculty Award".