ATTENTION: Monday and Wednesday morning classes are 10am and not 12pm


If you love one another, respect follows. With respect comes faith --you begin to believe in yourself and your community.

-Ajahn Suchart Yodkerepauprai

about york muay thai

York Muay Thai delivers in the best inclusive, empowering learning experience in martial arts gyms and strives to provide a place where development and improvement is foremost where ‘Love, respect and believe’ are the values all members adopt. Since opening in 2010, York Muay Thai has been running a strong, structured traditional Muay Thai program for community members to learn and develop their skills in the ancient art of Muay Thai.
York Muay Thai is run by a dedicated team of highly qualified instructors led by founder Kru Yai Jenypher Lanthier, IKKC Professional Women’s Flyweight Champion, a top level coach in the sport with 16 years of martial arts experience. All instructors are selectively chosen and are mentored and trained through a curriculum developed over many years and aligning with the traditional teachings from the original school of Siam No. 1. The team of instructors work together to ensure all students are supported properly through their practice and have the help they need.
Classes are for all levels and walk you through step-by-step the basics of proper Muay Thai technique, applications of each weapon, fighting strategy and on-going supported practice in the art. Classes emphasize fitness as well and provide a fun and interactive way to lose weight, strengthen the body and increase stamina. Whether your goal is to get fit, learn something new or compete as a fighter, the classes focus on student development of proper execution of fitness and Muay Thai techniques and accommodate everyone at their different levels of ability. All instructors and students are expected to endorse a respectful environment and contribute to a safe and positive place for everyone to learn. York Muay Thai also supports the growth of fighters and are an active competitor in the sport of Muay Thai internationally. They have developed a strong fighters program that has proven success through performance results and winning of several championships. The fighters program provides comprehensive training and proper guidance from experienced and active coaches to ensure all fighters are well-prepared for competition and have the learning tools to develop long-term.
Come be a part of a unique community and see how the learning and practice of Muay Thai can change your life!

Youth Program at YMT- Mon and Wed at 6!

If your 12-17 year old is interested in Muay Thai, check out our newly launched Youth class from 6-7pm on Monday and Wednesday with PC Osvaldo. Fundamentals class will still run at this time, though separately …
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York Muay Thai thanks PSR!

Thank you to the Women of PSR brokerage for having us to do a class! We hope you had fun and learned a lot! …
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Canada Day Long Weekend Hours

Long weekend for Canada day will be closed. See you Tuesday! …
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Jaiden Ramos at Canada Youth Movement 5

So proud of young Jaiden Ramos for his technical display of Muay Thai during both his light contact matches, at the Canada Youth Movement 5 event. Jaiden showed strong fundamentals and sportsmanship. One of the few younglings who really paid attention to his ring positioning. Keep up the great work little buddy! …
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Mental Health First Aid Course- July 6-7, Register with Reception

Being a martial artist is more than being a fighter. We need to have the skills to deal with obstacles both in the ring and in our community. YMT will be hosting a Mental Health First Aid course on July 6-7th. This course aims to increase awareness, increase confidence and decrease stigma surrounding mental illness. We have all known at least one person in our lives who has experienced a crisis. Whether you are trying to be a better friend, instructor or overall fellow human being, this will be a great opportunity to learn some valuable skills to aid those in need. $150 covers both days, 9am to 5pm. Open to all (18 and up) : please resister with our front desk (call, email or …
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Students of the Month (May 2019): Misha and Andrew C

Not pictured here but also recognized is our KIDS student of the month: Andrew C!! He has improved so much both in his focus and his technique. Keep it up!! …
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