Careers

We’re not just a gym, or a workout. We’re a community of people from a wide range of backgrounds who are all passionate about the benefits of practicing Muay Thai, and we welcome you to join our family.

Lotus Fitness is the newest Muay Thai training facility located on the West Queen West neighbourhood of Toronto. We’re growing rapidly and both members and the media are raving about us – in fact, we’ve been named as a 2019 Top New Gym by BlogTO.

Our team is comprised of passionate and experienced Muay Thai and Fitness Professionals looking to bring authentic Muay Thai training to our community. We’re looking for someone who shares that passion to join our new team.

Lotus Fitness and Thai Boxing Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We look forward to learning about you!


Muay Thai Instructor (Part Time)

A Muay Thai Instructor’s (Part Time) Day

  • At this time we have a need for additional Weekday Morning and Daytime class instructors.
  • Arrive before the first class begins to go through our Gym Opening procedures to be ready for our members’ arrivals.
  • Greeting our First Time members that arrive early for their first class and giving them a tour of our facility, explaining our class procedures, getting them their equipment, and helping them wrap their hands for class
  • Greeting our Existing members as they arrive for their class.
  • Leading our 60 or 90 minute Muay Thai group classes, consisting of a warmup, strength and conditioning exercises, and then Muay Thai practiced on either pads or on the heavy bags.
  • Conducting Personal Training 1-on-1 Sessions with clients as scheduled.
  • Our Muay Thai curriculum, techniques and combinations are set and consistent week to week, as set by our Head Coach, Kru Yai Clifton Brown.
  • After members have left, go through our Gym Closing procedures and securely lock up the facility.

Skills and Assets

  • You have to love meeting people and forming relationships! This role is for someone who is energized when they connect with others and has a magnetic personality.
  • Authentic Muay Thai experience is a must. Ideally, you have been practicing Muay Thai seriously for over two years in a similar lineage as ours.
  • Certifications such as having passed your Blue Shorts test, or certification from Naikhanomtom Association of Canada is an asset.
  • Ring experience is an asset.
  • Educational background and certifications in fitness and personal training is an asset.
  • Proficiency with Windows 10 computers and iPad/Android tablets required.
  • Experience with MINDBODY software a plus.
  • Physical fitness to demonstrate the exercises or techniques being taught is required.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs is required (to move weights and equipment in the facility).

Benefits

  • Depending on the level of experience of the successful applicant, we will pay a wage range of $16.10 – $27.50 per hour.
  • Complimentary membership to all Lotus Fitness and Thai Boxing classes (a $200/month value)

To Apply:

Please send us an email to careers@lotusfitness.ca with your resume and a cover letter to tell us why you would be a great fit.


Intern: Assistant Fitness/Muay Thai Instructor
(Youth Volunteer Role)

Youth Volunteer Program

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Hours of Work

Volunteer basis, one or two shifts a week, roughly 4-8 hours per week. We are open to discussing scheduling options for the right candidate.

Expectations of our Youth Volunteers

  • Consistently arrive on-time for scheduled volunteer shifts, ready to help with the day’s operations.
  • Help us teach our growing Kids classes and Adult Group classes, under the guidance of the lead instructor.
  • Learn Muay Thai and train hard! We are looking to develop our future instructors and athletes and are looking for those that are passionate about training diligently. So, coming regularly to train and learn from our team is crucial.
  • Follow direction from other team members. You might be asked to help restock shelves, tidy gym equipment, do light cleaning, help answer inquiries at the front desk, give new or prospective members a tour, help a newer member with their technique – we’ll teach you different aspects of our business and operations.

The Ideal Candidate

  • We are looking to develop new talent into future Muay Thai instructors and coaches!
  • Passion for health and fitness is a must! And, you must have a strong desire to learn Muay Thai from our experienced team of coaches and be interested in training regularly.
  • Candidates interested in pursuing a career in sports coaching, personal training, kinesiology, or other related fields preferred
  • Although previous Muay Thai experience is not essential, if you already have some experience and know you’re passionate about it, that would be a huge asset.
  • You have to love meeting people and forming relationships! This role is for someone who is energized when they connect with others and has a magnetic personality. The thought of teaching a group class with a dozen or more people should excite you!
  • Ability to learn new skills and work independently is critical, as we teach skills and then let our team members work in a hands-off fashion
  • Proficiency with Windows 10 computers and iPad/Android tablets required
  • Experience with MINDBODY software a plus
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs is required (to move weights and equipment in the facility

What would you get out of this?

  • An opportunity to learn and get hands-on experience working with clients, developing your competency as a fitness instructor, personal trainer, and Muay Thai coach
  • In exchange for your reliable, professional, and consistent help with the operating of the gym, we’ll give you a complimentary membership to all Lotus Fitness and Thai Boxing classes (a $200/month value)
  • Volunteers with consistent effort and skills development will be first in line to be offered paid roles as they become available.
  • University and College students that require practical experience as part of program completion – we’ll work with your institution to give you any eligible credits you may need to graduate.

To Apply:

Please send us an email to careers@lotusfitness.ca with your resume and a cover letter to tell us why you would be a great fit.