INSPIRING NEW IDEAS
"Creating Healthy Habits Is About Creating A Lifestyle YOU Love and The Best Part Is YOU Get To Decide What That Looks Like!" - Erica
"Creating Healthy Bodies and Minds"
Erica believes every child and youth has the right to access to the recreational and physical activity, regardless of current economic barriers. There is a gap in children's and youth physical and mental health today. As an award-winning fitness instructor, personal trainer, and motivational speaker, Erica partners with schools, children's aid society, community organizations, companies, and individuals to closes that gap through teaching students motivational fitness classes, wellness workshops, and personal training sessions.
Erica's mission is to create healthy bodies and healthy minds through sharing strategies students can easily adapt to their lives to be fit, active, healthy and happy. Erica's signature program is motivational fitness classes- a unique combination of fitness instruction + motivational words/stories. Fitness is for everyone and every body type. Erica shares fitness moves with upbeat music and a fun superhero theme that everyone audience can identify with.
As a former youth in care, Erica knows first hand the lack of healthy coping skills and lifestyle tools kids and youth face today. With 10+ years in the fitness industry and 10 professional certifications, Erica has worked with over 25 000 + individuals in customizing and creating unique healthy lifestyle fitness plans including, exercise program, nutrition plans, stress/relaxation programs, lifestyle/fitness challenges, and more.
In 2011, Erica was awarded " Instructor of the year" for empowering thousands of women and youth in how to create a healthy lifestyle.
In 2012, Erica was sought out to become a motivational speaker to share her personal childhood challenges and her business success.
In 2016, Erica released her first book titled, " I Am My Own Superhero" a life skills workbook for teens, parents, educators, and healthcare professionals, and anyone who wants to learn how to awaken or strengthen their inner superhero.
In 2017, Erica partnered with Rogers TV to create a positive life skills TV show for youth between the ages 12-25. Erica hosted and produced The Recovery Road with Erica that premiered September 11th, 2017.
Currently, Erica resides in Ingersoll, Ontario with her husband Graham and her beautiful doggies; Molson and Stella. In her spare time, Erica enjoys cooking new recipes, watching Netflix, spending time outdoors hiking and snowboarding. Erica loves the adventure of life and looks forward to learning new things!
UNIQUE PROGRAMS CREATED BY ERICA
What Are People Saying About Erica?
"Erica Humphrey can not be defined by a photo or a write up…you have to experience this ball of dynamite! Our school is home to 2000 students and never in a million years did I expect Erica to get the students up and moving – and at the seat the whole time. There was energy, enthusiasm, laughter and connections all made in one hour. Even the students who didn’t want to move had no choice – the energy in the room just lifted them out of their seats. St. Mary’s High School felt alive and energized all day!"
Annabel MacDonald, St. Mary’s HS
Erica was selected to be the 2018 Oxford County Ride Don't Hide Champion! Erica’s passion for mental health, and her reflections on the stigma experienced by those with mental and addictions illnesses are so important to this cause. This year at CMHA Oxford our Ride Don't Hide event achieved its greatest success yet and Erica Humphrey achieved #1 Fundraiser, and #1 Team Fundraiser. One huge contributor was the Zumba event Erica organized to raise funds for her team...and at the same time raise awareness about the benefits of physical activity on mental health.
-Mike McMahon Executive Director at CMHA, Oxford Branch
“Erica Is A Force To Be Reckoned With. Her Passion To Inspire Vulnerable Children Is Admirable. I Love How Her Book Teaches Us To Love Our Darker Sides But Focus On Our Own Inner Power!"
— Gissele Damiani-Tyaraban- Director Of Amin & QA Of Brant Family And Children's Services
"I Love Erica’s Language Of The Superhero / Inner Villain And How She Learned How To Stop Competing With Herself, To Find A Way To Move Herself Forward From Diminishing The Villain Through Being Guided By Her Superhero Strengths. I Love Her Book!"
— Kim. A - Professor at Fanshawe College
"Erica is an inspiring speaker. She has a great message and engages her audience. Her energy is contagious and her connection is strong. We look forward to having her back next year!"
— Laura Donelan M.S.W, R.S.W/ School Social Worker
"Erica is fabulous! She has been a pleasure to work with. We look for a speaker that is engaging, inspiring and fun that can connect with our students. This is her second year with us and we look forward to more!"
— Jenn O'Neill, teacher from Catholic Central High school