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4.9
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What started in 2005 with a handful of friends has grown into a community hub of likeminded individuals passionate about creating better versions of themselves through martial arts and fitness.

Tess Lee

Operations Manager | Kickboxing & Muay Thai Instructor

Trading in her engineering degree for a passion for health and fitness, Ms. Tess brings her extensive experience as a personal trainer to her fun and challenging classes.

She serves as the school’s operations manager and brings an abundance of energy every time she steps on the mat to teach.

As a business owner and a female martial artist, Ms. Tess is passionate about empowering women through the life-changing benefits of martial arts.

Dayo Odesanya

Head Instructor | Assistant Manager

IT guy turned movie stuntman, turned martial arts instructor.

Master Dayo began his journey in his early teens, and enjoyed a career path that allowed him to train in a variety of martial arts disciplines – even earning black belt ranks in a couple.

He was forced into early retirement from competition due to injury, but wouldn’t give up martial arts.

He continues to devoted himself to the school and his students, sharing first-hand experience of the transformative power of martial arts.

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Elona Guni

Instructor | Member Services

Ms. Elona is an alumni of Evoke’s teen program herself and recently completed her double major in Neuroscience and Psychology  degree at U of T

She loves working with kids and enjoys incorporating her academic background into her classes…

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Dave Illiatovitch-Owen

Instructor | adult and kids classes

Mr. Dave’s exemplary commitment to his family and running his fish store businesses, while still managing to make it in a couple of times a week to teach, and train earns him the well-deserved title of “Black Belt Dad.”

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Agnes Wijaya

Instructor | teen and kids programs

As graduate of Biomedical Engineering Ms. Agnes is able to combine two of her passions while teaching and training at Evoke – science and martial arts.

From observing how she teaches or pairing up with her in muay thai…

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Jessica Kelly

Instructor | Muay Thai

Ms. Jessica is among the first generation of kickboxing students at Evoke martial arts.

She shares her journey of weight loss and fitness transformation through her passion for helping…

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Evoke also has a roster of black belt assistant instructors, high rank volunteer coaches, and junior assistants who sometimes support our main instructor team. All team members are well-trained, experienced, and embody our core values at Evoke martial arts.

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