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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

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 Ivana is a certified sports massage therapist, she excels as a personal trainer and will be coaching the stretching classed 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. He nutrition talks and follow up during the week work 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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  • 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 ...

  • Inspirational
    October, 2017
    I have just returned from an amazing and life changing week at this Bootcamp and can not recommend it enough! A variety of activities, healthy food, inspirational support from Jan and his team and a positive and entertaining group of all ages and fitness levels. I will definitely be going ...

  • Can't wait to go back
    September, 2017
    We had the toughest but best week in September! Every activity pushes you either mentally or physically or both, would highly recommend to anyone wanting a challenge. All the instructors are friendly, fun and tough! We met an amazing group of people and can't wait to go back for ...
  • Just back from a week in Bootcamp Marbella I found it a fantastic experience. I wanted a week of healthy eating and a kick start to get me back exercising. I saw this camp online and thought I would give it a go.  What I did not realise that I would actually really enjoyed myself at the same time. I loved that everyday was different. We did so many activities such as mountain hiking, cycling, ...
  • This was my second time coming to Marbella for a fitness holiday with Boot Camp Marbella. The first time was with a group and it was truly awesome. I made great friends, had a ball and got fitter*. This time I tried the platinum week just to see how much I could push myself. Jan was incredibly supportive and encouraged me every step of the way. All of the trainers were superb and Vanessa had ...
  • This was an amazing experience for the mind and body and I highly recommend it to everyone. The Camp caters to all fitness levels and you will see results in just one week. I went to the camp to get me out of a rut that I have been in for a while ...
  • My husband and I just spent a week at boot camp Marbella and we absolutely loved it! It was the perfect kick start to a fitter and healthier life and we highly recommend it! The program was very well organized and balanced, full of challenging and fun workouts that made us always want more! Jan is an absolute gentleman and had a way to keep us motivated, excited and always smiling, even when we ...

  • Great value for money
    April, 2017
    Just home from the best fitness holiday. Lovely hotel, great location, fabulous food and serious exercise but everyone works to their own ability. Congratulations Jan for being able to encourage and push everyone to their own limits. Actually I'm guessing everyone worked harder than they ever imagined they would or could. Jan you are great at judging everyones capabilities and there is a good ...

  • Difference in my life
    February, 2017
    My goals for the week were to lose a couple of pounds, get a bit fitter and enjoy myself. These are probably the same as the majority of people who think about attending the week. Its easy to achieve these outcomes because the course is great fun, well organised and all of the instructors were very friendly and helpful. Dr. Vanessa’s food and nutrition advice have helped me to make a ...

  • Tops other bootcamps
    January, 2017
    An amazing week!  If you really want to break through your own barriers - physical and mental - then this is the place for you!  Jan is a fantastic, generous spirited guy who strikes the right balance between 'pushing', encouraging and supporting.  We were a small group, with me being at a very different age (60!) and fitness level, yet Jan managed the needs of all of us with real ...

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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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