Performers of the ATD 2011

Ian Levia, Trinidad ja tobago

Ian Levia is one of the most dynamic professionals in aquatic fitness industry. He is the manager of Fitness Academy in Trinidad & Tobago and he is also the star of popular tv-program called Fit for Life. He is a competitive athlete in many sports, concentrating on kick-boxing. For years he has been working as a main judge in Hip Hop World Championship Competition.

Tatiana Maximova, Russia

Tatiana is doctor in exercise therapy and sports medicine, physical therapist and personal trainer. She is one of the leading aqua aerobics trainers in Russia. She leads as a general director companys named WELLNESS HALL and AFS AQUAFITNESS SCHOOL. She is the Top Trainer of FISAF representation in Russia and presenter of international and Russian conventions. She has achieved two times pan-Russian 'Instructor of the Year' award. She is also an author and leader  of tutorials and seminars of Russian Federation.

Eevaliisa Anttila, Finland

Physiotherapist a developer of aquatic exercise and an experienced international presenter. Eevaliisa has created numerous programs and has developed aquatic fitness equipment; has produced aquatic videos and DVDs; and is a photographer and author of four aquatic books. During Eea`s sessions, you will enjoy the water, learn how to reveal your maximum potential  and get new ideas. She is an inspiring instructor. She is the founder and CEO  of the Finnish Institute of Aquatics, a center for aquatic fitness and therapy.



Ekaterina Khapkova, Russia

Kate, a M.Sc. in physical training, leads aquatic exercise program services at a club in Moscow. She has performed in numerous international aquatic exercise conferences in the US, Brazil and Belgium. Kate is especially proud that she was a performer at the first Russian aqua aerobics conference. Kate instructs her sessions in English.


Mari Numminen, Finland

A physiotherapist, an aquatic exercise instructor and a dancer. Mari works, in addition to instructing, also as a choreographer for the Finnish Institute of Aquatics’ lessons. She is a dynamic and instructor.

Piia Tonttila, Finland


Piia is in charge of exercise instruction in the swimming pool in Kirkkonummi. In 2009 this pool was the first in Finland to start organizing regular underwater trampoline classes and Piia has been instructing the class from the beginning.  Even people who normally do not like being in the water enjoy Underwater trampoline-classes.