The Sycamore Group


This class is taught by:

Dan Y Yaskowich

Education & Credentials
Bachelor of Kinesiology – University of Regina  
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, NSCA
Certified Personal Trainer, CSEP
 
About Daniel
Daniel originally hails from Wynyard, Saskatchewan, and came to Regina to pursue his education at the University of Regina. After completing his degree, Daniel started his career as a personal trainer at Level 10 in 2004. After spending a year with Level 10, he moved to London, Ontario, to work with Velocity Sports Performance as a strength and conditioning coach. Two years later, he moved back to Regina to be closer to home and rejoined the staff at Level 10 in spring 2008. Daniel has worked with a wide spectrum of clients, from elite athletes to people putting their foot in the facility for the first time. He loves the variety of clientele he gets to work with and enjoys the creative side of training he is able to express at Level 10. In his own time, he stays active with playing basketball and hockey, mountain biking, and outdoor activities Daniel has a natural ability to share his knowledge and teach others around him. His enthusiasm to educate people has led him to take on the role as a Fieldwork Coordinator at our facility. This program aids university students in their preparation to become trainers and strength and conditioning coaches. Daniel is also known for his ability to motivate his clients of all ages and inspire them to move forward and leave their insecurities behind.

Cassandra Serbu

Education & Credentials
Bachelor of Kinesiology- Human Kinetics- University of Regina
Certified Strength & Conditioning Specialist (NSCA)
 
Special Interests
Athletes and athletic training, general fitness, spin and therapies such as Athletic Therapy and Physiotherapy.
 
About Cassandra
Cassandra is the type of person that will never go unheard or unnoticed. She loves working with and meeting all kinds of people and enjoys motivating them with her exciting and enthusiastic personality. She completed her undergraduate degree in kinesiology at the University of Regina and is excited to put her knowledge to work. She competed on the U of R Track & Field for her first two years of university and has a strong interest and passion towards rehabilitation because of her own experiences with injury rehabilitation programs. Her experiences include working alongside the strength & conditioning specialist for the U of R Rams Football Team as well as helped to administer workout programs for other athletes at the university. She has also worked with the Athletic Therapists at the university as a student trainer for the U of R Track & Field Team and continues to work with them to promote the care and prevention of injuries. Cassandra is working towards attaining her Strength & Conditioning Certification and is eager to continue her education with her new team. Her philosophy for training is to first do it right, and the rest will follow. As well as being thankful for the incredible things our bodies can do.

Dan Farthing

Owner, Director of Training Service and Exercise Specialist
 
Education & Credentials
Masters of Physical Activity Studies - University of Regina
Bachelor of Science, Physical Education – University of Saskatchewan (Greatest Distinction)  
Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist, NSCA
Certified Exercise Physiologist, CSEP
Consultant for the Canadian Sport Centre Saskatchewan
Consultant for the Sport Medicine and Science Council of Saskatchewan
 
Special Interests
Sport Performance Training for all sports
Personal Fitness Training
Group Fitness Training
Outdoor Activity Experiences
 
About Dan
Dan Farthing has demonstrated a total commitment to excellence in his academic, professional and athletic careers. Dan is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist with the National Strength and Conditioning Association and a Certified Exercise Physiologist. He is a Consultant to the Canadian Sport Centre Saskatchewan and the Sport Medicine and Science Council of Saskatchewan. Dan’s passion for sport performance training is paralleled only by his enthusiasm for health and wellness. He believes that the principles that apply to sport training also apply to fitness training. Functionality is important for improved athleticism, but it is equally important for quality of life. Dan graduated with Greatest Distinction from the College of Kinesiology at the University of Saskatchewan and was awarded the President’s Medal as the Outstanding Graduate at 2002 Fall Convocation. He continued his post-graduate education in the College of Kinesiology and Health Studies at the University of Regina and holds a Masters of Physical Activity Studies. Dan's athletic career was centered in the province of Saskatchewan. After eleven years as a receiver with the Saskatchewan Roughriders, he currently sits third in all-time receptions and ninth in receiving yardage. He was a three-time nominee as the team's Most Outstanding Canadian and, in 1997 - the year the team won the West Division and was a Grey Cup Finalist - he led the team in receiving yardage. In 2009, Dan was inducted into the Roughrider Plaza of Honour. Dan became a Roughrider when he was drafted second overall from the University of Saskatchewan Huskies where he captained the 1990 National Championship team, and was honoured as All-Canadian, West nominee for Outstanding Player and the 1997 CIS Rookie of the Year.
Adult Group Training gives clients the benefits of private personal training, but with the added intensity of exercising with a group and achieving similar goals. Adult group training is affordable and fun, while providing accountability, encouragement, education, and social support. Your classes are led regularly by one trainer who keeps track of your progress and keeps you challenged. Training with same group of people also also for periodization and gradual progression in difficulty of lifts, which enhances the safety of exercising.

Upcoming classes:

  • Fri Aug 17 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Dan Y Yaskowich
  • Mon Aug 20 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Dan Y Yaskowich
  • Wed Aug 22 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Dan Y Yaskowich
  • Fri Aug 24 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Dan Y Yaskowich
  • Mon Aug 27 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Dan Y Yaskowich
  • Wed Aug 29 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Cassandra Serbu
  • Fri Aug 31 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Dan Y Yaskowich
  • Wed Sep 05 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Dan Y Yaskowich
  • Fri Sep 07 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Dan Farthing
  • Mon Sep 10 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Dan Y Yaskowich
  • Wed Sep 12 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Dan Farthing
  • Fri Sep 14 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Dan Y Yaskowich
  • Mon Sep 17 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Dan Farthing
  • Wed Sep 19 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Dan Y Yaskowich
  • Fri Sep 21 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Dan Farthing
  • Mon Sep 24 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Dan Y Yaskowich
  • Wed Sep 26 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Dan Farthing
  • Fri Sep 28 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Dan Y Yaskowich
  • Mon Oct 01 7:00 am - 8:00 am with Dan Farthing