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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.

 

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.

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.

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.

Sara Blanco
Sara Blanco
Yoga and Stretching Teacher

Sara has started Yoga at the age of 17. She began as a curious student and naturally progressed her studies to become a certified 500H Yoga Alliance Teacher. Her passion for yoga and its many facets is infinite. It has taught her in a love fully, fun and simple way to experience movement as true medicine.

She has studied under many inspiring international teachers such as Meghan Currie, Chris Chavez, John Friend, Desi Springer, Tina Nance, and Elena Brower. Sara loves to mix different styles and approaches to working with the body, mind and spirit into her classes

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.


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Testimonials

  • I was looking for a fairly intensive fitness week to help kick start a healthier lifestyle. I did allot of online research and chose Boot Camp Marbella and I’m really glad I did, I loved it and I’m already looking forward to going again !  The activities were varied and included mountain biking, gym sessions, outdoor boxercise, running, yoga, hiking and beach trainings. There was a good ...
  • Jan and the team are super passionate and caring about fitness and wellbeing. We had so much fun and lots and lots of laughs. Bootcamp Marbella has a holistic approach to health and wellness. There was a great variety of activities including cardio, strength/resistance training, mobility and flexibility. Leaving Bootcamp gives you an insight into the areas of health that you can improve on. You ...
  • Best fitness holiday ever! The week was full of varied activities ranging from mountain biking, hiking, intense spin classes, glutework , beach sports to yoga and stretching! The schedule was thoroughly set out to allow enough time for rest and recovery also . Food was absolutely stunning- lots of beautiful colourful salads, poké dishes , grilled oily fish, vegan options ….delicious! All ...
  • I just turned 50, and decided to gift myself a fitness holiday.  After researching online, I decided on Boot Camp Marbella, and I’m so happy I did!  It was an experience to remember that left me with a sense of accomplishment and a new outlook on fitness and health.  It was challenging AND FUN, with a lot of different activities and adventures that keep you motivated and excited for what’s ...
  • Had the most amazing week at the boot camp Marbella .It was my third fitness holiday ever and my first time trying the boot camp Marbella and without any doubt the best fitness holiday I have been on, I will 100% be back!!! Everything was top class, the variety of training,food,accommodation and training facilities. It is all done in a great atmosphere and caters for all fitness levels. There ...


  • Getting wowed
    November, 2021
    “Getting ‘wowed’ isn’t something that happens to me that often but the whole experience of Boot Camp Marbella did just that. The imaginative entrepreneur, Jan, has designed a thoroughly engaging programme to keep participants on the crest of a wave from start to finish. Clearly honed over ten years of experience, it genuinely caters simultaneously to a wide range of fitness levels. As well as ...


  • Positive atmosphere
    October, 2021
    I had an incredible week and I can highly recommend this bootcamp to anybody looking for an active holiday. I enjoyed the program, which is very well balanced and has a great variety of activities. Independent of your fitness level you will be challenged! The week is very well organized. I enjoyed the great culture, positive atmosphere, and tasty healthy food. During the week you can ...


  • Not just a fitness holiday!
    September, 2021
    Jan has done an incredible job of curating a holistic programme that is varied, fun and looks after your body. More importantly- he has created a culture that brought 19 multinational strangers of different fitness levels together for a phenomenal week. We left fitter, stronger and with new friends! I only wish I could have stayed longer. I loved the variety of activities and classes that meant ...


  • If Carlsberg did boot camps
    September, 2021
    What an incredible week! I am 57 and kind of  fit but the support, help, fun, great activities, amazing food, made this a great experience! I never thought I could do an assault course, I loved it.  Jan pushed me but never beyond what I could do, I learnt so much from him, I went with a friend but would happily go again alone. The best holiday and guess what you come home looking and feeling ...


  • Leave your comfort zone
    September, 2021
    My first fitness bootcamp and I couldn't have enjoyed it more. Jan makes it accessible to every fitness level - you only have to be willing to be challenged and leave your comfort zone. A great programme, and everyone involved - nutritionist, coaches, drivers, team - was so friendly! And the food was surprisingly delicious! I highly recommend ...

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