As a zealous, life-long adventure traveler and volunteer – with overriding passions for helping others and anything active in the great outdoors – Dee leapt into her fourth career as a fitness professional at a time when most are slowing down!  For the decades previously, she ran two very successful film-production companies, was an award-winning documentary film maker, a university lecturer and a medical illustrator in South Africa, France, Canada and her native Britain.

Wholeheartedly ‘Walking the Talk’, Dee had the audacity to run her first marathon at 61 years young – winning her age group and qualifying for the prestigious Boston Marathon. This instigated a commitment to use her age, enthusiasm and boundless energy inspire others to succeed – often far beyond their goals.

Her personal approach to fitness training is in the motivation and training of those who think they can’t – while loving the challenge of working alongside those who know they can!

So who says you can’t teach an old dog new tricks!?


  1. Can-Fit Pro – Personal Trainer Specialist
  2. Can-Fit Pro – Older Adult Fitness Specialist
  3. 2005  Ontario Fitness Council – Certified Fitness Leader
  4. 2000  YMCA Fitness Leader Course –specializing in Aerobics
  5. 1976   Masters Degree - London University, England
  6. 1965   Honours Bachelor of Science Degree – University Collage, London, England

Dees's Service Area

Dee trains clients in downtown Toronto.

Dee gets recognized

The Ontario seniors secretariat is recognizing vibrant seniors as a celebration of June as senior month.

Have a look at a video of Dee to see what a energetic, passionate personal trainer she is.


Personal Trainer Dee Simpson serves downtown Toronto

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Hi Dee:
Thanks a million for the goodies (and the book).
We love working with you and we'll miss our sessions while you're away. I have to admit that normally
I would be thinking about quitting at this point but, you're the best at motivating and inspiring.
Have a wonderful holiday. You'll have to tell us about your travels when you return.

Linda and Allan Novik


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