Jill Cressy

Walnut Creek, CA 94596

Jill Cressy has extensive leadership experience in the areas of health, fitness, wellness, mindfulness and well-being. She has a Master of Education and Bachelor of Physical & Health Education from the University of Toronto. Jill completed her MEd at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education and her final elective in Health Communications at the Graduate Department of Exercise Sciences in partnership with the Dalla Lana School of Public Health. In addition, Jill completed the U of T Rose Patten Mentorship Program. She is a certified fitness leader, coach, trainer, and yoga teacher. Jill also has a certificate in Applied Mindfulness Meditation from the U of T School of Continuing Studies.

Jill has presented for a variety of organizations and collaborated with partners to support community engagement, learning and well-being. As an Assistant Manager at the U of T Faculty of Kinesiology & Physical Education, she worked with diverse teams to plan, develop, implement, promote and assess group activities and events. Jill provided administrative leadership to fitness, dance, sport, movement and mindfulness programs and managed a large number of staff including recruiting, hiring, training, mentoring, coaching and scheduling. She also worked in a Community Health Coordinator role to extend the reach and delivery of health and wellness programs. Jill received various awards recognizing outstanding contributions to the university and its strategic objectives including the Stepping Up Award and three Excellence through Innovation Awards.

During the pandemic, Jill has been offering coaching and consulting services that engage and inspire! She delivers virtual presentations and facilitates interactive workshops that support physical, social, and mental health. In addition, Jill has volunteered with the YMCA GTA. She is fully vaccinated.

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About Me


  • Master's Degree, Education (MEd), University of Toronto
  • Bachelor's Degree, -Physical & Health Education (BPHE), University of Toronto, Canada

Certifications / Trainings

OFC - RHEP-TFL (Registered Health & Exercise Practitioner-Trainer of Fitness Leaders)
Merrithew™ - Instructor Foundation Course
Nia - Black Belt Certified Nia Teacher
Total Gym - GRAVITY Group
Total Gym - GRAVITY Personal Training
YogaFit Training Systems Worldwide, Inc. - LEVEL FIVE: Unification
YogaFit Training Systems Worldwide, Inc. - Level One: Foundations
YogaFit Training Systems Worldwide, Inc. - LEVEL THREE: Introspection
YogaFit Training Systems Worldwide, Inc. - Level Two: Communication
Zumba® - Zumba® Basic 1

CPR Certified

AED Certified

Jill's Locations

Cooper Koo YMCA

Cherry Street
Toronto, Ontario M5A0H7

Additional Information


$150.00 / hr, for virtual coaching & consulting (see jillcressy.com for more info). Jill also teaches group classes for the YMCA GTA - for membership info see https://ymcagta.org/find-a-y/cooper-koo-family-ymca#membership

Payment Methods

Years Experience


Awards & Accomplishments

  • University of Toronto Stepping Up Award & three Excellence through Innovation Awards, Student Service Award, Accessibility Award, Recognition for U of T True Blue Service & Citizenship, Recognition for successful completion of the U of T Rose Patten Mentorship Program, U of T Student Leadership Award and Gwendolyn Peacher Dance Award for Performing Arts

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