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!

Bryan and Laura fight on Art of 8 Limbs 2, Sept 14!

We are back in action for local competition! Bryan and Laura are jumping back in the ring on TKO’s Art of 8 Limbs 2 event in Kitchener. **ADVANCE TICKETS ARE ON SALE AT THE GYM- CASH ONLY* Location: Bingemans 425 Bingemans Centre Drive, Kitchener, Ontario N2B 3X7 Date: September 14, 2019 Tickets: $35 Advanced Tickets (at the gym!) $35 Door Tickets $75 VIP Tickets Time: 04:00 pm Weigh-ins & Medicals 06:00 pm Doors Open 06:30 pm First Bell Event Categories: Competition, Local Event Tags: Bingemans Marshall Hall, Kitchener, Muay Thai Fights, Ontario, The Art of Eight Limbs, TKO Fighting Arts Website: Organizer: Muay Thai Fights Phone: 5198410715 Email: …
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York Muay Thai at the TD Chinatown Festival 2019

YMT had a great day at the TD Chinatown festival today (August 18, 2019)! We educated the crowd on physical conditioning, technique, culture (wai Kru, counting, language and respect), as got some of the crowd to try out padwork! It was a privilege to work with kids and adults of all ages, and we look forward to next year!! …
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SHEspars Muay Thai Seminar at York Muay Thai: August 25

SHEspars first ever women’s Muay Thai seminar: Sunday, August 25, 2019 at 11 AM – 3:30 PM. Tickets: Improve your Muay Thai knowledge and skills by learning from pioneering women within our community. All participants will rotate in small groups between our expert instructors. Each instructor will focus on specific techniques geared towards building confidence in fundamental Muay Thai skills. Recommended for beginner to advanced students. No sparing or fight experience required. Q&A session with the instructors to be held at the end. Equipment: Gloves, Shin Guards. Mouth Guard is optional, but highly recommended. Instructors: Kru Yai Jenypher Lanthier – 22 years in Muay Thai, Professional Champion , Muay Thai Canada, Central Regional Director, Muay Thai Ontario President Kru Laura Vuculesu – European Muay Thai Champion, …
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Kids Chess coming to YMT!

Kids Chess coming to York Muay Thai! Stay tuned for more info about this fun and educational program run by an experienced chess expert and coach!! …
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August Civic Long Weekend Hours

August Civic Long Weekend Hours: Friday August 2- all classes on EXCEPT 6PM. CLOSED SATURDAY, SUNDAY AND MONDAY (AUGUST 3-5). Enjoy your long weekend 🙂 …
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