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At MOOV Physiotherapy, we understand that ensuring you thrive also means achieving your fitness goals as a part of your entire health and wellness picture! This requires personalized attention, expert guidance, and a commitment to your overall well-being; something you have come to recognize as a standard with MOOV Physiotherapy. That's why we offer MOOV Personal Training – a comprehensive fitness solution designed to help you move better, feel stronger, and live healthier.

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Our Approach

Customized Training Programs

No two bodies are alike, which is why our Certified Personal Trainers at MOOV take a personalized approach to your fitness journey.  They’ll start by getting to know you – your goals, your limitations, and your unique needs. From there, they will design a customized personal training program that's tailored to your specific objectives, ensuring that every workout is effective, motivating and enjoyable. Frequency and session duration can be completely tailored in one of our customized packages.

Expert Guidance and Support

Our Personal Trainers are more than just fitness enthusiasts – they're your partners in health. They'll provide expert guidance on proper exercise techniques and adequate programming to avoid muscle imbalances and help prevent overuse injuries often seen with poorly planned training.  With your wellness and safety being the foremost important pillars, they serve as your biggest supporter every step of the way to help you achieve your goals. Whether you're struggling to find motivation or need a little extra push, your Personal Trainer will be there to support you through every squat, lunge, and push-up.

Holistic Approach to Fitness

At MOOV, we believe that true fitness extends beyond the gym walls. That's why our MOOV Personal Training takes a holistic approach to your well-being, addressing not only your physical health but also your emotional wellness. We'll help you cultivate a balanced lifestyle that supports your overall health and happiness, while prioritizing your fitness!

Explore the Many Benefits of MOOV Personal Training!

Improved Strength, Mobility, Flexibility and Stability

Through targeted strength training exercises, dynamic stretches, mobility and stability drills, our MOOV Personal Training will help you build strength, increase flexibility, and improve your overall mobility and stability. Whether you're looking to tone and sculpt your body, or simply move with greater ease in your daily life, your Personal Coach will help you achieve your goals safely and effectively.

Injury Prevention

At MOOV Physiotherapy, our multidisciplinary team understands the importance of injury prevention – and the frustration of setbacks. That's why our MOOV Personal Training incorporates principles of injury prevention to help you stay strong, healthy, and injury-free. By identifying and addressing potential weaknesses or imbalances in your body, we'll help you move more confidently both in and out of our gym space.

Increased Energy and Vitality

Regular exercise is not only good for your body – it's good for your mind and spirit, too. Our MOOV Personal Training will leave you feeling energized, empowered, and ready to take on whatever life throws your way. Whether you're looking to boost your mood, increase your energy levels, or simply feel more vibrant and alive, our trainers will help you tap into your inner strength and vitality.

Personalized Sessions Made Just for You

We offer Personal Training packages to suit your needs! Whether you need a fast and efficient workout in 45-minutes, or you have the time to spend in our 1-hour sessions, there is something for everyone! Sessions can be purchased individually, or as a package.

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Ready to experience the transformative power of MOOV Personal Training? Contact us to schedule your complimentary consultation, learn more about our Personal Training Packages and take the first step towards a healthier, happier you. Let's MOOV together – because when you move better, you live better.

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Meet Our Certified Personal Trainers

Sara Penny

Certified Personal Trainer

Blending a decade of rehabilitation expertise, with a love for strengthening and all things gym oriented; let's forge a path to strength and vitality, where every lift brings us closer to our goals and a brighter, healthier future!

  • Certified Personal Trainer (CanFitPro)
  • CPR/AED Level C Certified
  • Master’s Degree in Public Health
  • Certified Recreation Therapist

Learn more about Sara

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Personal Training Ottawa FAQs

Q. What Should I Expect During My First Training Session?

At MOOV, we offer a 30 min complimentary session that will primarily focus on discussing your health and fitness history as well as understanding your goals. This is a great opportunity to connect with your personal trainer and see if you are a great fit to carry out inspiring goals together!  This session also typically includes a series of simple fitness tests to establish a baseline for your personalized training program. Your trainer will also introduce you to the training methodology and set a clear roadmap for your fitness journey, ensuring comfort and clarity from the start.  

Q. How Often Should I Train With My Personal Trainer to See Results?

The frequency of your training sessions will depend on your personal goals, lifestyle, and fitness level. Most clients see significant benefits with 2 sessions per week, especially when combined with guidance on activities and exercises to perform on their own. Your trainer will recommend a schedule that maximizes your results, balancing intensity and recovery.

FAQ Section

What Can Physiotherapy Help With?

The registered Physiotherapists at MOOV have extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of various musculoskeletal injuries and chronic conditions including but not limited to:


  • Acute or Chronic Neck pain, Back pain or Pelvic pain
  • Injuries resulting from or without trauma
  • Tendinitis and tendinopathies
  • Sprains and Repetitive strain injuries
  • Sports injuries
  • Temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ)
  • Advice on pain management and Joint pain relief
  • Post-surgical rehabilitation (ACL, post fracture, rotator cuff repair, shoulder dislocation repair, achilles repair, bunionectomy, total knee replacement, labral repair hip and shoulder, etc.)
  • Neurological conditions
  • Soft tissue injuries
  • Pelvic floor dysfunctions

Does OHIP Ever Cover Physio?

OHIP does not cover physiotherapy services. However, some extended health care plans may provide coverage for physiotherapy services. It is important to check with your insurance provider to see what type of coverage you have.

No, you do not need a referral to see a Physiotherapist in Ontario. You can book an appointment directly with a Physiotherapist at MOOV.

Do I Need a Referral To See a Physiotherapist in Ontario?

What Is the Difference Between a Physical Therapist and a Physiotherapist?

A Physical Therapist and a Physiotherapist are both health care professionals who specialize in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and prevention of musculoskeletal conditions. The main difference between the two is that a Physical Therapist is trained in the United States while a Physiotherapist is trained in Canada.

Is a Physiotherapist Better Than a Doctor?

A Physiotherapist is not necessarily better than a doctor, but they are specialized in the assessment and treatment of musculoskeletal conditions. A Physiotherapist can provide you with an individualized plan of care that is tailored to your specific needs.

At MOOV, we understand that your time is valuable and that you want to get back to doing the activities you love as soon as possible. That’s why we offer flexible appointment times and a wide range of treatment plans to ensure that you receive the best care possible.

Say goodbye to chronic pain! Our team of experienced Physiotherapists are dedicated to helping you reach your goals and enhancing your quality of life.

MOOV Physiotherapy


Monday: 7 AM–6 PM

Tuesday: 7 AM–6 PM

Wednesday: 7 AM–6 PM

Thursday: 7 AM–6 PM

Friday: 7 AM–3 PM

Saturday: Closed

Sunday: Closed

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