John Paul's Resume and Bio

John Paul Catanzaro
BSc Kin (Spec Hons), CSEP-CEP

58 Melbourne Drive
Richmond Hill, Ontario
L4S 2V2

TEL: (905) 780-9908
FAX: (905) 780-9910
E-MAIL: jp@bodyessence.ca


EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Science (Specialized Honours) Kinesiology & Health Science, York University - 1996
  • Professional Fitness & Lifestyle Consultant Competency Training, York University - 1998
  • Advanced Personal Training Certification, Charles Poliquin - 1997
  • Post Rehabilitation Training of the Musculoskeletal System, Toronto SEMI & CPTN - 1997
  • Advanced Program Design, Medicine Ball Training, Program Design, Scientific Abdominal Training, Scientific Back Training, Scientific Core Conditioning, and Swiss Ball Training,
    Paul Chek Seminars - 1997-2001
  • Personal Training Practicum (PEP), York University - 1996

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CERTIFICATION

  • Healthcare Provider (HCP) CPR - 2005-2013
  • Certified Exercise Physiologist (CEP) - 2007
  • Advanced Program Design - 2001
  • Scientific Core Conditioning - 2000
  • Program Design - 1999
  • Professional Fitness & Lifestyle Consultant (PFLC) - 1998
  • Advanced Personal Training - 1997
  • Certified Fitness Consultant (CFC) - 1997
  • Certified Kinesiologist (CK) - 1997
  • Medicine Ball Training - 1997
  • Scientific Abdominal Training - 1997
  • Scientific Back Training - 1997
  • Swiss Ball Training - 1997
  • Standard First Aid HeartSaver Plus - 1997-2005
  • Standard Test of Fitness Appraiser (STFA) - 1995
  • Standard First Aid and CPR - 1995
  • Level 3 Theory of the National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP) - 1994
  • Level 2 Certified Coach (NCCP), Ice Hockey - 1995
  • Level 1 Certified Coach (NCCP), Soccer - 1994

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MEMBERSHIPS

  • Australian Strength and Conditioning Association (ASCA)
  • Canadian Alliance of Professional Personal Fitness Trainers (CAPPFT)
  • Canadian Personal Trainers Network (CPTN)
  • Canadian Society for Exercise Physiology (CSEP)
  • National Coaching Certification Program (NCCP)
  • National Fitness Appraisal Certification and Accreditation (FACA)
  • National Strength & Conditioning Association (NSCA)
  • Ontario Association of Sport and Exercise Sciences (OASES)
  • Ontario Fitness Council (OFC) Business Member
  • Ontario Kinesiology Association (OKA)
  • Society of Weight-Training Injury Specialists (SWIS)

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SEMINARS & CONFERENCES

  • Loading Parameters for Hypertrophy Training - Charles Poliquin, 1997
  • Eating Management - Keith Klein, 1997
  • Injury Prevention and Rehabilitation - Charles Poliquin, 1997
  • CPTN Leading Edge Training Conference 1997: Functional Progressions and T.A.P. Learning Tools for Success - Jay Shiner, 1997
  • Post-Rehabilitation Training of the Musculoskeletal System - Douglas Stoddard, Janet Davis, John Smyth, Frank Ammirato, Ken Kinakin, and Susan Lee, 1997
  • Functional Abilities Evaluations & Physical Demands Analyses - Mike Affleck and Brenda Arellano, 1998
  • Optimum Leg Training - Charles Poliquin, 1998
  • Pathology Workshop: Shoulder and Pelvic Girdle - Craig Goodmurphy, 1998
  • Serious Strength Training - Tudor Bompa, 1999
  • International Weight-Training Injury Symposium - Ken Kinakin, Mauro Di Pasquale, Alain Vaillancourt, Ming Chew, Mark Scappaticci, Steve Segal, Mark Lindsay, Michael Leahy, David Leaf, Dave Harper, Tom Bilella, and Geron Cowherd, 1999
  • Protocols to Gain Maximal Strength & Muscle Size; Achieving the Ultimate Workout; and Customizing the Fat-Loss Approach for Clients - Charles Poliquin, 2000
  • Applied Science in Conditioning for Rehabilitation and Performance - Mel Siff, 2000
  • International Weight-Training Injury Symposium - Ken Kinakin, David Leaf, Mike Hartle, Dale Buchberger, Lorne Goldenberg, Aaron Mattes, Eric Serrano, Mark Percival, and Ed Coan, 2000
  • Modern Trends in Strength and Hypertrophy Training - Charles Poliquin and John Alvino, 2000
  • Supertraining & Westside Strength Camp - Dave Tate and Mel Siff, 2000
  • Low Back Injury: Improving Prevention Strategies and Rehabilitation Approaches - Stuart McGill, 2001
  • International Weight-Training Injury Symposium - John Berardi, Dorian Yates, Paul Chek, Bill Pearl, Lorne Goldenberg, Eric Serrano, Duncan MacDougall, Charlie Francis, Ian King, Paul Gagne, and Michele Joubert, 2001
  • True Functional Training for Contact Sports - Charles Poliquin and Art McDermott, 2002
  • Periodization of Nutrition - Dr. Eric Serrano, 2002
  • International Weight-Training Injury Symposium - Lee Haney, David Sandler, Mel Siff, Mark Verstegan, Udo Erasmus, Scott Abel, Lorne Goldenberg, Kate Pace, Mark Lindsay, Ann & Chris Frederick, Lonnie Lowery, Harvey Newton, and Chad Ikei, 2002
  • Orthopaedic Shoulder Assessment - Anne Hartley, 2003
  • Biosignature Modulation - Charles Poliquin, 2003
  • Functional Endocrinology - Datis Kharrazian, 2004
  • PFLC Refresher Workshop - Denise Mercier, 2004
  • Metabolic Type Eating - Dr. Joseph Mercola, 2004
  • Nutrigenomic Modulation of Inflammatory Disorders - Dr. Jeffrey Bland, 2004
  • Mastering the 8 Core Factors of Optimal Wellness and Health Restoration - Dr. Robert Rakowski, 2004
  • Movement Impairment Syndromes - Shirley Sahrmann, 2004
  • High Performance Workshop - Al Vermeil, 2004
  • Assessment of the Hip, Knee and Ankle Joints - Anne Hartley, 2005
  • Advances in Sports Medicine: Leading Edge Update Symposium - Anthony Mascia, Michael Clarfield, Matthew Lax, Helen Lee, John Furia, Rick Zarnett, Steve Halman, Steve Coupland, Mark Sherkin, Steve Reed, Jeff Spencer, Tony Galea, Karen Orlando, Cindy Hughes, and Mark Lindsay, 2005
  • SWIS Symposium - Eric Serrano, John Berardi, Paul Chek, Charles Poliquin, Charles Staley, and Dave Tate, 2005
  • Managing Men’s & Women’s Health - Kristi Hughes, 2005
  • Restoring Patient Health Through Functional Endocrinology - Robert Rakowski, 2006
  • The Neurobiology of Mood and Cognitive Disorders - Jay Lombard, 2006
  • Managing the Multiple Causes of Chronic Inflammation - Jacob Kornberg, 2006
  • Introduction to Biotherapeutic Drainage (Teleconference) - Robert Abell, 2006
  • NFH Nutraceutical Science Symposium - Peter Jones, Bruce Holub, David Lescheid, David Jenkins, Colin Kay, and Philip Rouchotas, 2006
  • The Top 20 Nutritional Strategies Every Health Provider Needs To Know - Robert Rakowski, 2007
  • Beyond Metabolic Syndrome: From Controversy to Improved Outcomes - Clarifying the Confusion Surrounding Popular Diets such as the Atkins, Zone, and Paleolithic Diets - Dr. Jeffrey Bland, 2007
  • Periodization: Training Philosophies (Level 1) - Yusuf Omar, 2007
  • The Fatigue Solution - Kristi Hughes, 2007
  • Certified Exercise Physiologist Upgrade Workshop - V. Jamnik, Dr. G. Jones, Dr. I. Weller, Dr. R. Grisdale, N. Payne, K. Humber, S. Dogra, C. Statton, P. Sawyer, and Dr. D. Burtolo, 2007
  • Evidence Based Management of Acute Low Back Pain - Bahram Jam, 2007
  • The Depression Pandemic - Jay Lombard, 2007
  • The Complicated Patient: The Relationship between Symptomotology and Toxic Metals - Caron DeVita, 2007
  • The Emerging Therapeutic Target: Improving Therapeutic Outcomes by Treating the Intersection of Osteoporosis, Cardiovascular Disease, Type 2 Diabetes, and Arthritis - Dr. Jeffrey Bland, 2008
  • Clinical Approaches to Chronic Disease: Highlights from the Functional Medicine Research Center - Aaron Hoo, 2008
  • The Next Revolution in GI Health Restoration - Michael Wald, 2008
  • Three-Step Bio-Detox Program: Reduce Chronic Fatigue, Pain and Inflammation - Abbas Qutab, 2008
  • NSCA-OATA Human Performance Symposium - Chris Jackson, Marty Gibala, Trevor Cottrell, Larry Jusdanis, Jason MacLean, and John Berardi, 2008
  • Reviving Emotional and Cognitive Health: New Functional Medicine Strategies - Robert Rakowski, 2009
  • Nutrigenomic Therapies for Autoimmune Disease: Beyond "One Drug - One Target" Treatments - Thomas O'Bryan, 2009
  • Clinical Nutrition for the Preconception and Fetal to Adolescence: The Critical Period for the Prevention of Chronic Disease - Nigel Plummer, 2010
  • Clinical Nutrition for the Prevention of Chronic and/or Age-Related Diseases - Nigel Plummer, 2010
  • The Four Pillars of Health - Nigel Plummer, 2010
  • Functional Capacity Evaluation and Performance Enhancement - Craig Liebenson, 2011
  • Getting to the Bottom of Prostate and Colon Health: Awareness, Wellness and Beyond - Dickson Thom, 2011
  • Remedies for Symptomatic Relief: Key Plex Remedies to Support Your Patient - Robert Abell, 2011
  • Pain Management: Radical New Science Revolutionizes Trans-dermal Healing - Joseph Gabriele, 2011
  • Stress Management and Adrenal Exhaustion: Improve Clinical Outcomes - Dickson Thom, 2011
  • Metabolic Syndrome - Dickson Thom, 2012
  • Choosing the Most Effective Probiotic for Your Patient - Nigel Plummer, 2012
  • Gluten Sensitivity and GI Health - Ronda Nelson, 2012
  • How to Build Your Practice Using Biotherapeutic Drainage" Therapy, An Introduction - Robert Abell, 2012
  • Managing Menopause - Ronda Nelson, 2012
  • Bone Essentials - Brandy Webb, 2012
  • Evaluating Androgens through Saliva Testing - Andrew Allshouse, 2012
  • The Essentials of Essential Fatty Acids: Composition, Quality and Processing - Nigel Plummer, 2012
  • Systemic Enzyme Therapy: The New Frontier in Healthy Aging and Inflammation - Barry Ritz, 2013
  • Diabesity: A Functional Medicine Approach for Obesity and Diabetes - Mark Hyman, 2013
  • Individualized Nutrition: Addressing Advances in Metabolic Individuality for Optimal Health and Wellbeing - Ginger Nash, 2013
  • Future of Nutrition Conference - Marc David, Mark Hyman, Pamela Peeke, David Perlmutter, Daniel Vitalis, John Robbins, JJ Virgin, Jonathan Bailor, Kathie Swift, Joe Cross, Sayer Ji, David Wolfe, Sara Gottfried, Gudni Gunnarsson, Donna Gates, Fabrizio Mancini, Jon Gabriel, Sally Fallon-Morell, Natasha Campbell-McBride, Michael Greger, Andrea Nakayama, Martin Rosen, Kelly Brogan, Matt Stone, Cate Shanahan, Michael T. Murray, Laura Klein, Paul Chek, Darya Rose, Pierre Dukan, Liz Lipski, Steven Sisskind, John Douillard, Peter Borten, Julie Matthews, Leo Galland, Chris Kresser, Neal Barnard, Alexandra Jamieson, Heather White, Jordan Reasoner, Jared Koch, Summer Bock, Andrea Beaman, Barry Sears, Jacob Liberman, Richard Oppenlander, Robyn OBrien, Mary Shomon, Jonny Bowden, Helayne Waldman, Peter Osborne, David Katz, Abel James, Scott Pittman, Robynne Chutkan, Emily Rosen, 2014
  • An Introduction to the Human Microbiome: A Key Driver in Lifelong Health and Disease - Nigel Plummer, 2014
  • A New and Revolutionary Technology for the Delivery of Organic Compounds - Joseph Gabriele, 2014
  • Clinical Framework for the Treatment and Prevention of Statin-induced Myopathy - George Tardik, 2014
  • Neurological Health Webinar Series Part 1: Cognition and Memory - Joseph Lamb, 2014
  • Neurological Health Webinar Series Part 2: Attention and Focus - Joseph Lamb, 2014
  • Neurological Health Webinar Series Part 3: Anxiety Disorders - Joseph Lamb, 2014
  • Individualized Nutrition: Mechanisms of Epigenetics - Ginger Nash, 2014
  • Digestion and Detox Impact on the Brain - Daniel Kalish, 2014
  • The Prostate Gland: Use it or Lose it! - Robert Abell, 2014
  • SIBO: Small Intestinal Bowel Overgrowth Syndrome - Ginger Nash, 2015
  • Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD): Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, Diagnosis and Treatment - Mikhael Adams, 2015
  • Rhythms and Regulations: Connections between Mood and Neuroendocrine Function - Ginger Nash, 2016
  • The Diabetes Summit, 2016
  • Systemic Enzyme Therapy: Healthy Immune Surveillance and Balanced Inflammatory Function - Joseph Collins, 2017
  • Antibiotics and Probiotics: Potent Manipulators of the Microbiome - Nigel Plummer, 2017
  • Positioning Yourself for Success: Establish Your Niche, Grow your Brand - Miriam Zacharias, 2017
  • Evidence Based Post Antibiotic Probiotics for GI Health - Dragana Skokovic-Sunjic, 2017
  • Online Marketing Messages: Winning Websites and Social Media - Miriam Zacharias, 2017

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 EMPLOYMENT

The Catanzaro Group, January 2004 - present
President

  • Manage a team of health-care practitioners including medical and naturopathic doctors; chiropractors, physiotherapists and other sports medicine specialists; nutritionists; registered massage therapists; kinesiologists; a yoga instructor; a strength & conditioning coach and several personal trainers

Body Essence, June 1996 - present
Certified Kinesiologist, Personal Trainer, and Fitness Appraiser

  • Responsible for design, implementation & maintenance of fitness facility (personal training studio)
  • Conduct a number of health and fitness-related services: fitness (CSTF & CPAFLA) and functional (joint ROM & muscle strength) assessments, nutritional guidance & diet analysis, one-on-one personal training &injury rehabilitation, exercise prescription, lifestyle counseling, seminars, workshops, and group exercise sessions

Healthy Habits, October 1997 - March 2001
Fitness Consultant

  • Affiliate of Body Essence personal training
  • Active team member of health, fitness and nutrition professionals
  • Conduct in-home personal training as well as fitness & functional assessments
  • Develop proposals and present to various organizations
  • Instruct and counsel fitness associates

Ultra Fitness Centre, August 1995 - November 1996
Fitness Director

  • Full service coordination including development and revisement of protocol, hiring/firing of personnel, scheduling, etc.
  • Conduct personal training and fitness assessments (Canadian Standardized Test of Fitness)
  • Provide exercise prescription including design of training programs and complete instruction
  • Provide injury rehabilitation, lifestyle counseling, nutritional guidance and diet analysis

Premier Health Club, June 1995 - August 1995

  • Responsible for the development of new protocol including fitness assessments, training programs, and personal training
  • Conduct personal training and fitness assessments (utilizing an assortment of protocols)

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