Foong Wai Luan

Exercise Specialist

Wai Luan holds a Master’s degree in Nursing and a Bachelor degree in Psychology. In addition to his multiple certifications and experience in health & fitness, he is also a qualified instructor in self-defence, CPR + AED and canoeing. His other passions include Latin American dances, nature hikes and volunteering. His diverse and encompassing set of skills and qualifications has allowed him to work with a wide diversity of clients to improve their health, fitness and quality of life. They range from individuals with medical conditions, weight management issues and mood disorders to sports teams, exercise beginners and fitness enthusiasts. His customised treatment and workout programs for clients are evidence-based which includes cognitive and behavioural strategies to safely, efficiently and effectively empower clients to stay motivated in achieving their goals as they make healthy, long-term, lifestyle changes.

Employed with
Foong Wai Luan




Rehab/Corrective Exercise
Strength & Conditioning


  • Master of Nursing University of Queensland, Australia
  • B.Sc. in Psychology University of Calgary, Canada
  • Registered Nurse (Division 1) Nursing and Midwifery Board of Australia
  • American Council on Exercise
    • Certified Medical Exercise Specialist ~since 2009
    • Certified Health Coach ~since 2007
    • Certified Personal Trainer ~since 1996
    • Certified Group Fitness Instructor ~since 1991
    • Fitness Nutrition Specialist May 2015
    • Functional Training Specialist Sept 2018
    • Specialty Training: Aquatic Exercise (1999) & Fitness Yoga (2002)
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist ~since 2011 National Strength and Conditioning Association, U.S.A.

Speciality Training

  • Certificates in Global Health – Child Survival, Neonatal & Maternal Health
  • U.S. Agency for International Development – John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
  • Emergency Nurses Association Certificates
    • Geriatric Emergency Nursing Education
    • Advanced Trauma Nursing
  • Certificate in Solution-Focused Brief Therapy Udemy
  • Certificate in Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Medical University of South Carolina, USA
  • Singapore Canoe Federation – Level 1 Canoeing Coach

Professional Experience

  • Facilitates sustainable, evidence-based, lifestyle interventions and health coaching to improve health status of clients with medical conditions
  • Prescribes corrective exercises to restore function by implementing strategies to overcome common postural imbalances that cause pain, injury and movement impairment
  • Provides personal and group training in functional strength, cardiovascular conditioning, high-intensity-interval training (HIIT) and self-defence tactics
  • Corporate health and fitness consulting
  • Plans and conducts team building programmes for corporate clients