About US

Meet Our Team

Instructors have to be creative, energetic, engaging, passionate about health and fitness, and most importantly love working with children.

While these qualities are essential, our staff also come from backgrounds in a number of relevant fields – fitness, kinesiology, health sciences, education, child studies, therapy, etc.

Each Monkeynastix instructor is fully qualified having completed our Monkeynastix Training Course and hold current CPR/First Aid, police clearances with vulnerable sector screening and Up To Date Immunizations

Head Office & Franchisee Owners

Meet your Monkeynastix Head Office and Franchise Owners!

Jennifer Van Der Wath

Jennifer runs Monkeynastix Canada and also a whole bunch of locations!

Hendry Van Der Wath

Hendry oversee’s franchise development and sales.

Heather Scharer

Heather is the Manager at our Burlington location.

Christo Loots

Christo runs the Toronto location, click below for details!


Bianca is the owner of the Monkeynastix Vaughan location.

Haley De Villiers

Haley is the owner at Monkeynastix Calgary location.

Franchise Info

Become a Leader!

Are you dynamic and ambitious? Thinking of launching into the world of children’s fitness?

Unleash your potential and take control of your future by becoming the next Monkeynastix® franchisee!


Join Our Team!

If you are looking for a job opportunity with Monkeynastix® then head on over to our careers page.

There’s sure to be something amazing waiting for you there! Apply today!

Monkeynastix Instructors

Meet your Monkeynastix Instructors!

Julie Fleming

Julie is an instructor at the Monkeynastix Toronto location in Canada.

Eszter Horvath

Eszter is an instructor at the Monkeynastix Toronto location in Canada.

Rosie Thomas

Rosie is the head instructor at the Monkeynastix Mississauga location.

Cynthia Fenwick

Cynthia is an ECE instructor at the Monkeynastix Burlington location.

Samantha Francis

Samantha is the head instructor and manager of Monkeynastix Hamilton.

Sarah Burnell

Sarah is an instructor at the Monkeynastix Burlington location.

Instructor FAQ’s

Each Monkeynastix class is led by a fully qualified instructor that has attended the mandatory instructor training and passed the qualification exam (minimum 75% for passing grade).

All Monkeynastix Instructors have current police clearances including vulnerable sector screening, First Aid/CPR and up to date immunizations

All have experience working with children of various age groups and abilities prior to joining the Monkeynastix team.

Many of our instructors have degrees or diplomas in recreation, fitness, child development, kinesiology and other relevant fields.

Most importantly all Monkeynastix instructors love working with children and are passionate about health and fitness!