Peter Pastijn

Co-founder and Co-Owner

Peter, co-founder and co-owner of THE ROOM, is a highly trained fitness expert with a lifelong passion for people's health, fitness and wellbeing. Although he has a Masters in Applied Linguistics from Erasmushogeschool, Brussels Belgium, his desire to be on the cutting edge of sports inspired Peter to focus on his sports career. He is a former professional Squash player and national champion (nr 64 in the world), former national coach of Squash Belgian's men's team and also Marathon runner and Ironman triathlete. He also has an experience of 20 years in fitness industry as trainer, fitness manager, manager, equipment and educational distributor and owner.

Peter became a Power Specialist Master Instructor of the Spinning® Program (ie. Teacher Trainer) and also an internationally renowned Spinning lecturer and Presenter at prestigious conventions such as the World Spinning and Sports Conference (WSSC, USA) or SPEX (NL). Currently he is focussing on developing the concept of THE CYCLING ROOM® and THE ROOM® and building it up in Belgium - Abu Dhabi - India and beyond.

Peter has always had zealous dedication for self-development and acquiring knowledge. While co-designing the brand with his wife Gizem it became clear they both were truly dedicated to delivering high quality and standards to all people coming to THE ROOM.