Denis Paradis

Certifications: CrossFit Level 1 Trainer (CF-L1)

Denis came to Catalyst at a low point in his life. As the dedicated coaches tailored his workouts to his abilities, and he experienced the strong sense of community at Catalyst, Denis had found his happy place.

Denis progressed from attending two sessions a week to 5 times, and as his self-confidence grew he began to participate in more activities with his Catalyst Family members. Denis participated in the Catalyst Games, the Festivus Games, local 5km races, the DU283 and even Spartan Races, and he looks forward to new and exciting challenges.

Inspired by the coaches at Catalyst, Denis knew he wanted to help others – particularly of the mature community – to transform just as he had. Denis achieved his CrossFit Level 1 Trainer qualification in May of 2019 and has been engaged in helping others since, as a personal trainer and through coaching Crossfit group classes.

Denis believes in the theory that success brings motivation, so he really tries to ensure that each athlete finds a way to be successful every time they enter Catalyst. His positive, ‘can do’ attitude will help you make your time at Catalyst the best part of your day!