Own Your Energy!
At Iron X Fitness, we work together. We provide you with a 5-star premium service to nurture our bodies and minds to overcome life's challenges. We strongly believe that focusing on movement, holistic wellness, self-care and injury prevention will help us live a balanced and stress-free lifestyle.
Why Iron X Fitness Ottawa?
- Positive and non-judgmental atmosphere
- Certified Pole and Fitness Coaches
- Smaller class sizes providing more personal attention from your Coaches
- Clean change rooms with showers and towel service
- Easy access from HWY 417 (Bronson exit)
- Accessible by OC Transpo Bus #4 and #101
- Free 2 hour street parking, free unlimited parking after 5:00 pm and weekends all day
- LGBTQ+ friendly.
Karolyne LaFortune AKA Kerosene
Boss Lady / Pole + Fitness Coach / Personal Trainer
Karolyne was never a gym-goer, but she stayed active through yoga, dance, pole fitness and aerial arts. Her experience working with professional athletes, the Ottawa RedBlacks and Fury FC, and her love for all aspects of movement lead her to found Iron X Fitness based on the philosophy that blending variety with personal growth (and fun!) keeps a body balanced and free of injuries.
Karolyne has been performing dance and music from a very young age and has competed in several pole fitness competitions. She placed 1st at the PSO Canada East L5 Entertainment 2018 and 2nd in Aerial Hoop at the Toronto Pro Supershow 2016.
Please visit www.karolynelafortune.ca for more details on Karolyne's music.
Assistant Manager / Pole + Fitness Coach / Personal Trainer
Andreana has always been passionate about fitness and enjoying an active lifestyle. Now, as a Pole and Fitness Coach, and Personal Trainer, she loves sharing her passion with others and helping people learn about movement to improve their lifestyles. Andreana enjoys all types of movement, including dance, yoga, strength training, running, and anything she hasn’t tried yet! She takes an integrative approach to fitness using her diverse background and enthusiasm for learning.
Registered Massage Therapist (RMT)
Marie graduated from the Massage Therapy program at Algonquin College and became registered in the summer of 2016. Since then, she has been the Registered Massage Therapist at Iron X Fitness. She has experience in many styles of therapeutic massage, including relaxation, hot stone, deep tissue and trigger point therapy.
Marie is a lover of learning. Not only is she constantly looking to expand her skills as a Registered Massage Therapist, she is also currently completing her Nursing Bachelor’s Degree from the University of Ottawa.
Being a part of such a fun and energetic team has been both refreshing and rewarding and Marie has
enjoyed being part of the Iron X Fitness community.
Pole Coach / After Dark Series
Born in Winnipeg, MB, Corina has trained and taught at various studios across Canada and the UK. Corina discovered pole accompanying her mother. An award-winning pole dance champion Corina received first place at the Pole2Pole Amateur & Professional Cup 2015 Essex Heat and 3rd place at the Canadian Pole Fitness Championships in 2014 Amateur division.
Christina is known for her strength based moves and creative combinations, but she also loves to flow it out to lyrical or contemporary songs (although she is beginning to dabble in heels too!).
Rachel is your typical vegan Newfoundlander with a masters degree in English Literature and a Welding certification. After dabbling with working as a cake decorator and as a movie theater projectionist, she finally discovered her passion for pole dance and pole fitness coaching.
She is grateful to have the opportunity to share this passion with others, and she finds great satisfaction in helping her students achieve their goals and surpass their own expectations.
Rachel is committed to lifelong learning, both for her own enrichment and for the betterment of others, and she invites you to join her on her pole journey in the inclusive, wholesome, and safe environment at Iron X Fitness.