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Meet Tanja 

Founder & Instructor

Tanja is a certified Health Coach & Personal Trainer who helps individuals become their healthiest selves


Tanja Focuses On 3 Areas



Fueling the Body 

Stress Management 

Tanja's Certifications

  • ACE  Health Coach (#N798852)

  • Personal Trainer, Behaviour Change Specialist

  • Fitness Nutrition Specialist, Certified Instructor

  • TRX Suspension Trainer

  • Function First Pain-Free Movement Specialist

  • Certified Breath Coach

Tanja's Story

Tanja Akerman, the driving force behind Welly Academy, isn't just a fitness coach; she's a catalyst for transformative change. Drawing on over 25 years as an insurance agent, Tanja intimately understands the toll that stress, anxiety, and burnout can take on one's life. Her personal journey through these challenges fueled her determination to prioritize health, leading to a profound shift in her career towards becoming a fitness coach.


With a portfolio boasting 50 health and fitness certifications, Tanja offers a fresh approach, departing from typical weight-centric goals. She inspires a mindset shift, helping clients focus on the bigger picture of health and well-being for a longer and happier life.


With over 10 years of coaching experience, Tanja has positively impacted hundreds of lives. Her coaching goes beyond physical fitness; it's a holistic journey towards overall well-being. Tanja's mission is clear: to empower her clients to take control of their health and discover their own path to lasting vitality.

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