Meet the BFFL Staff

Amy Risk-Richardson

Amy Risk Richardson, CSEP-CPT, E-RYT 
Wellness Coordinator

A MHC alumni of business administration and fitness leadership, Amy has worked with the Be Fit for Life Centre since 2007 and throughout her time has created multiple resources for the provincial network including Yoga Techniques for the Classroom and Zen Me.  Amy is committed to the community collaborative, Moving and Choosing in supporting healthy eating, active living and positive mental health for children and youth in Southeastern Alberta .

Amy is a certified yoga teacher with the International Yoga Association, Yoga Association of Alberta (Senior Teacher status) and Integrative Yoga Therapy. She has also achieved an E-RYT (Experienced-Registered Yoga Teacher) designation with Yoga Alliance. Amy is certified with Stott Pilates, AFLCA Group Fitness and Strength Specialties and a Certified Personal Trainer with the Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology.

Her career motivation has always been to provide participants of all ages and abilities the opportunity to experience a variety of modes of physical activity. Amy's friendly and accepting attitude creates a motivating and supportive environment for those she works with.

Amy and her husband Chris together have four children (son Christian, twin boys Brady and Charlie and daughter Gabby) and two doggies (Brutus and Nuggy). Together they have fun playing golf, camping and enjoying almost anything to do with hockey.