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All our trainers have vast experience in the fitness field and have been hand picked to cover a wide variety of activities.  We have selected a team of caring and inspirational trainers that can take you to next level. We are proud to work with some of the best sports and health professionals on the Costa del Sol.

Jan Dendauw
Jan Dendauw
Operations Director

Jan has a degree in Business and Marketing but his true passion in life is sports and fitness. A keen competitor from a young age, he has played football for the second team of one of Belgium’s first division clubs and exercises to a very high standard. He has taken part in various half-and full Ironman triathlon competitions and trains regularly to maintain a high level of personal fitness. Jan is coordinating all boot camp administration matters and his job is to make sure you enjoy your stay and that your boot camp experience runs smoothly from when you make your booking until your return home.

 

Mike Carter
Mike Carter
Instructor / Boxercise trainer

Apart from being a great trainer Mike brings an amazing amount of positivity, fun and atmosphere to his classes. As a former amateur boxer he shows our clients to basics of boxing and combines this with a full body work out.  Mike is a fully qualified trainer and has over 30 years of experience in boxing and result driven training.

Juanma Gómez
Juanma Gómez
Instructor

Spanish national Juanma is a personal trainer holding the European EQF3 qualification. Juanma is an ex professional indoor football player, who brings his passion for sports and over 15 years experience to the boot camp. Juanma specializes in Running training and takes care of the circuit and functional training on the beach during your Fitness holiday.

Ivana Salvatto
Ivana Salvatto
Pilates Instructor / Stretching Coach

Ivana Salvatto has several national and international degrees in Machine- and Floor Pilates, she combines this knowledge with over 15 years of experience is the health industry. Ivana is a certified sports massage therapist, she excels as a personal trainer and will be coaching the stretching classes during the boot camp week.

Lori Sjollema
Lori Sjollema
Yoga Instructor / Massage Therapist

Lori has devoted herself to learning and moving the body for over 30 years. She began as a professional dancer and has worked for many years in the fitness industry. Certified as a Jivamukti Yoga Instructor Lori has studied many forms of Yoga including Iyengar, Anusara and Ashtanga.  She teaches a ‘flow style’ Yoga yet with deep respect for alignment and restorative postures. She holds regular classes in Marbella, Spain and retreats and workshops throughout Europe and India. She is also trained as a massage and Thai massage therapist.

Dr. Vanessa Garcia Ohnimus
Dr. Vanessa Garcia Ohnimus
Nutrition Coach

Dr. Vanessa Garcia has obtained her Doctors degree in Malaga, further Dr. Garcia has a degree in Esthetic Medicine, Psychology and Nutrition. Dr. Garcia passionately guides our clients on the path of a healthier lifestyle, making the link between the science of healthy eating and the pshycology related to our eating habits. Her nutrition talks and follow up during the week work are truly inspiring.

Christian Hendriks
Christian Hendriks
Sports Massage Therapist

When you train hard, you need time to recover and relax. As nothing is as refreshing, revitalising and relaxing as a massage given by a professional. Boot Camp Marbella has selected Christian Hendriks. Christian is a Dutch qualified massage therapist with 15 years of experience, he uses a blend of several massage and pressure point techniques to improve circulation, flexibility and muscle tone. We highly recommend his services.


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Testimonials



  • Jade Barton
    July, 2018
    WOW WHAT A WEEK.... hands down the best experience of my life! I chose to go for a week to Jan’s Marbella boot camp!! I can honestly say it’s life changing! Jan pushes you to your maximum potential and is right there to support continually throughout the whole time !!! The food was gorgeous and the fact you go to different restaurants to eat made it even better. The feeling of completing each ...


  • Maria Asemah
    July, 2018
    Arrived back to Amsterdam feeling exhilarated after a great week long stay at the Bootcamp Marbella. I had researched a couple of fitness holidays but this one seemed to be the best on paper and now having experienced it for myself I can attest just how amazing it is! The activities are varied throughout the day and week and this meant that I was never bored at all. The nutritional element was ...
  • Last month I did the four day bootcamp and loved every second of it. Jan and his team make exercise fun - from boxing to mountain biking, yoga to circuits there's something for everyone. I learnt how best to maximise gym sessions, found out what my strengths are (running!) and what I need to be doing to achieve my ...


  • Sarah Keen
    March, 2018
    I have returned from Boot Camp Marbella last week and I can absolutely say, it was one of the best experiences of my life. The bootcamp is so well organised by Jan, and the trainers and Jan himself are so friendly and made me feel very comfortable and able to achieve anything. My favourite part was the cycle to Istán. Having fallen off a bike last year and really scared myself, I pushed myself ...
  • I have just returned from my first bootcamp and I am struggling to sum up in words what is was like – not sure if awesome, exhilarating, epic and amazing even come close! The range of activities throughout each day ensured that everyone in the team was engaged and challenged to do their best and although you knew they were going to be tough, they were so enjoyable. Whilst hard to pick my ...


  • Great team of people
    January, 2018
    I chose BCM for my first bootcamp because the whole set up struck me as very professional - this turned out to be absolutely true. Jan came across very well from my very first interaction with him and while he pushed me and all of the group to achieve our best he also made it fun. He is surrounded by a great team of people who are as lively as they are interesting. For me it was a really life ...


  • Outstanding locations
    January, 2018
    Just finished my first ever fitness holiday with Boot Camp Marbella in January 2018, what an experience. All the exercises and lunches/dinners are outdoors and in various locations, this really made the difference for me. I’ve learned a lot about myself and my “real” limits and when you think you can’t go any further. Jan and his team are there to push you in a firm, but gentle way. I’ll ...


  • What a week
    January, 2018
    “What a week! Having researched a few options for boot camps in both the UK and abroad, I’m so glad I picked Boot Camp Marbella! From the point of booking and liaising with Jan (who was always super responsive & helpful), to the day of departure, everything was seamless. I was a bit dubious of going alone as it’s the first time I’d ever done anything like it, but from the moment I arrived, I ...


  • Incredible food
    January, 2018
    I just completed Boot Camp Marbella. What an amazing experience! This holiday improved my fitness* across a range of activities - loved the bike ride, hike and trail run and I even tried new exercises like boxercise and obstacle course racing! Everyone works at their own level so it doesn’t really matter what fitness level you are starting from. The meals were focussed on healthy eating, with ...


  • Look no further
    October, 2017
    Anyone thinking about doing a boot camp in Europe should look no further than Boot Camp Marbella! Jan and his team provide expert guidance on fitness, nutrition and a healthier lifestyle. Jan personally motivates each and every individual to get as much out of the program as possible. Add to that the fact you are predominantly outdoors enjoying the sunshine in a glorious location. Each day was ...

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Example of a Day’s Activities

08.00 Pre-breakfast Jog on Marbella Promenade
08.30 Healthy Breakfast and Nutrition Talk
09.30 Beach Circuit Training
12.00 Pilates - Outdoors
13.00 Healthy Lunch
15.00 Boxercise Session - Outdoors
17.00 Marbella Lake Off Road Run
19.15 Gym Session
20.15 Recovery Dinner and Relax
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