Jody Cranston


I am the owner of the Vancouver-based highly Successful fitness company, Powershape Personal Training, a business I established in 1997.

My WABDL Canadian National Records are:
148lbs. Division.-
Bench Press:303lbs. Deadlift: 515lbs. (My Best Deadlift in The 148lbs. Division is 520lbs.USPF).
165lbs. Division.- Bench Press:330lbs. Deadlift: 590lbs.
181lbs. Division.-
Bench Press:375lbs. Deadlift: 585lbs.
- Gold Medal B.C. Winter Games: Powerlifting -

I have been featured on City TV's "Breakfast Television", Shaw TV's "The Express"(Sports Section), "Urban Trendz Magazine", "The Richmond Review", "The Richmond News", "The Province" and "The Vancouver Sun". I was also named one of the Top 5 Personal Trainers by readers of "The Metro Vancouver" Newspaper.

Recently, I became a Co-Owner of "Oranj Fitness" in Kelowna and "Connection: Corporate Health" at the HSBC Building in Downtown Vancouver. All the while, continuing to train 16 to 20 people a day of all fitness levels.


Carl Ljunberg

Strong interpersonal and communication skills have enabled Carl to stay in the fitness industry for the past 18 years. To be able to guide clients through workouts and life changes is what kept the fire burning. Coming from Ontario in 1991 he quickly became passionate about health and fitness. To Carl everyone can achieve great physical health. It’s all about effort and then more effort!

  • Personal Trainer Since 1994 – BCRPA certified
  • Over 20,000 Personal Training Sessions
  • Managerial and Fitness Coordinator Experience
  • University of Guelph, B.A.
  • Simon Fraser University, Kinesiology
  • Drafted by the BC Lions of the CFL in the 1988 Entry Draft
  • CPR and First Aid
  • 2 Kneeknacker 50km Trail run and a Marathon


Carl’s specializes in designing programs for business people who need an efficient and effective program… and most importantly results.
Carl and his wife Petra are the parents of two young active boys. Family and fitness rule.

Cell: 604 329 2510


Danny Peart, B.A., B.P.H.E

Personal Trainer

Danny brings with him and extensive background in Personal Training and Fitness Facility Design and Management. He began his fitness career in 1980 as the Membership and Residence Director for the Downtown YMCA in Vancouver. He then moved to Montreal and spent five years managing a large fitness club that was described as "one of the best managed fitness centres in Quebec." From there he returned to Vancouver and sought a different challenge, managing the Health Club and Spa of the prestigious Sutton Place Hotel. Danny was involved in the ownership and management of the Park Place Health Club in Vancouver, prior to our move to Connection Corporate Health.

Awards & Certifications

  • Bachelor of Physical Health Education - Queen's University
  • Bachelor of Arts (English) - Queen's University
  • ACE Personal Training Certification - Gold Certificate
  • BCRPA Trainer of Personal Trainers
  • Completed 4 marathons and 9 triathlons in Victoria, Vancouver, Seattle and Montreal.
  • Over 20 years of service and over 10,000 hours of safe, professional training to clients
  • Attended Personal Training Summit Conferences in Washington, DC, Anaheim, California and Baltimore, Maryland.
  • Advisor - American Council on Exercise (ACE) 'Clinical Exercise Specialist' and Personal Training Certification
  • Awarded the designation of 'Master of Personal Training' by IDEA

Danny's background provides clients with an abundance of information in fitness and lifestyle change. Clients have come to trust him for their rehabilitation, weight loss, and sport specific goals. His clients appreciate his gentle, positive push to get results!

Danny is the active father of two sons, Max and Nick.

Danny and his wife, Janette, especially enjoy hiking, skiing and cycling.



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