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!

YMT at Family Fun Fest

Thank you to all of our volunteers that helped make Family Fun Fest at Downsview Park so fun!  You gave everyone an opportunity to try Muay Thai and sparked some great interest! For the last 3 days (Feb 17-19), we’ve been at the festival promoting our limited time offer of 50% off ALL memberships! Visitors could also enter into a contest to win a FREE month! Winners will be contacted soon via phone/email!!  Catch us at the next festival (to be announced) for more great deals 😉 We didn’t get a ton of photos, but our instagram live feed could give you a taste of how busy we were. Not all of our visitors were from the York area, so we did have the pleasure …
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Kids YMTeam at Canada Youth Movement Event!

On Sunday February 18th, the novice kids sparring team got their feet wet in the Inaugural “Canada Youth Movement” Event, hosted by Kombat Arts and Milton Muay Thai. This was a light contact exhibition event sanctioned by Muay Thai Ontario (MTO)- the first of its kind. “Hockey has minor leagues without hitting till 12 yrs of age. Baseball has teeball. Football, basketball and soccer have all sorts of developmental programs. Muaythai in Canada doesn’t have anything. How do we compete against countries with athletes that have 50-60-100 + fights by the time they’re 20 years old, while our athletes only have average 20+ or less experience? This initiative was started to try and get our athletes on an even level playing field with other countries …
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Family Day Long Weekend Hours

Please note our long weekend hours: CLOSED SUNDAY FEB 18 AND MONDAY FEB 19.  Be sure to visit us at Family Fun Fest this weekend: …
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YMT at Family Fun Fest, on Family Day long weekend!

Come check out our booth on Feb 17, 18 and 19… Downsview park: Family Fun Fest! We’ll be holding pads for the attendees, doing demos and offering deals on memberships!! …
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Thanks to TSA for the sparring!

Huge thanks to the Toronto Striking Academy team for having us out to spar! Great training with you guys!! …
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Feb 7: 12pm class cancelled!

We are closing for 12pm today, Feb 7 for the weather. We will open at 6pm when the roads are better. Stay safe! …
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