February 2 and 3, 2019 at the Vancouver Convention Centre
West Building – Exhibit Halls A & B

Saturday 10:00am to 7:00pm | Sunday 10:00am to 6:00pm

Zen Fitness Stage

A mix of high-energy and meditative with the latest fitness and movement trends in the flesh. This active stage offers show attendees a chance to move and mingle with experts in their fields.

Check back regularly for updates. 

Saturday, February 2, 2019 | 10:00 am to 7 pm

Sunday, February 3, 2019 | 10:00 am to 6 pm

10:30 AM

Yoga the YogaFit Way

with Christa Norgren

With the YogaFit approach, your yoga practice is an invitation to movement and mindfulness leaving you at the center of your practice. While the instructor guides the class, it is each individual that is the ultimate teacher of their own mind and body!

Sponsored by:YogaFit Worldwide

About the Presenter:

Christa is a yoga teacher, group fitness instructor, and a personal trainer right here in Vancouver! As a master trainer for YogaFit, Christa teaches others how to share the gift of yoga.

11:15 AM

Mindful Movement

with Karen Kobel

Mindful Movement will start with us waking up our senses through a warm up based on Pilates principles: Breathing, Posture, Core awakening and Alignment. This movement will lead us into more fluid movement through space which is inspired and derived from Simonson Dance Technique.

Sponsored by: Kahlena Movement Studio

About the Presenter:

With a BFA in Dance Performance from East Carolina University, Karen has been dancing for the past 36 years, teaching for the past 23 years and performing for various artists. She is a STOTT Certified Pilates instructor. She is a Simonson Certified Dance instructor as well as CI Training Certified instructor.

12:00 PM

HIIT Bodyweight Bootcamp

with Tara King

Get your daily fitness HIIT with our signature class! An intense half hour comprised of mainly bodyweight strength exercises and cardio, this class is a total body workout.

Sponsored by: HIIT Fitness

About the Presenter:

Tara has been a certified Fitness Instructor Specialist with Can Fit Pro for 8 years, as well as an ISSA certified Personal Trainer. Aside from her studio group classes, Tara teaches corporate classes, as well as in-home personal training sessions.

12:45 PM

DANCEPL3Y Kids!

with Brooke Yantzi, Risk Communication and Public Involvement Officer, Health Canada, BC

DANCEPL3Y (dance-play) KIDS is a high-energy kids physical activity program that plays with dance while promoting positive mental health through the 3 Rules of PL3Y: Be Positive. Be Fun. Be Yourself.

Sponsored by: Dancing with Life – DANCEPL3Y

About the Presenter:

Brooke Yantzi has a passion for getting kids dancing, helping them discover their own style, and feeling awesome and confident in expressing who they are. She leads a team of incredible instructors who teach the award winning curriculum based DANCEPL3Y Residencies which focus on building physical literacy, positive mental health and healthy social interactions!

1:30 PM

The Energy Bagua

with The Energy Bagua – Bodhi Meditation Team

Created by Master Jin Bodhi “The Energy Bagua” is a form of Walking Meditation and exercises that allows you to become more physically and mentally healthy and at the same time in tune with the Universe. Energy Bagua helps you revitalize your own “Qi” hence allowing you to focus, be calmer, and help manage pain better.

Sponsored by:The Canada Bodhi Dharma Society

About the Presenter:

A group of student performers who have benefited from “The Energy Bagua” and believe it will benefit others. All demonstrators are volunteer teachers or teacher assistants and practice on a daily bases.

2:15 PM

Open Your Spine with ELDOA

with Janine Jacques

Lengthen your spine while strengthening your core, restoring balance in the connective tissue throughout the body. Feel taller, and lighter, with ELDOA!

Sponsored by: Vancouver Pilates Centre

About the Presenters:

Janine Jacques began studying Pilates in 1986 and has been teaching at the Vancouver Pilates Centre since 2010, where she trained in the ELDOA Method (Level 1 & 2), and Myofascial Stretching (Level 1). She has also completed the Dianne Miller Pilates Teacher Education Program, the Franklin Method Teacher Training Program (Level 1), and holds certification in Hyperton-X (Level 1 & 2).

3:00 PM

GRAVITY

with F45 Training Trainers

GRAVITY is body weight focus but not as you know it.There’s minimal equipment and plenty of functional movement patterns for excellent results including greater mobility and calories burned.

Sponsored by: F45 Training (Vancouver Chinatown/North Langley/Burnaby West)

About the Presenter:

The F45 Athletics and Peak Performance Department is comprised of leading training professionals, athletes, and exercise scientists from around the world all dedicated to the research and development of F45 Training workouts. Under the guidance of our Co-CEOs, this department is tirelessly investigating current and emerging training concepts as well as tweaking and fine-tuning existing training regimens.

3:45 PM

The Energy Bagua

with The Energy Bagua – Bodhi Meditation Team

Created by Master Jin Bodhi “The Energy Bagua” is a form of Walking Meditation and exercises that allows you to become more physically and mentally healthy and at the same time in tune with the Universe. Energy Bagua helps you revitalize your own “Qi” hence allowing you to focus, be calmer, and help manage pain better.

Sponsored by:The Canada Bodhi Dharma Society

About the Presenters:

A group of student performers who have benefited from “The Energy Bagua” and believe it will benefit others. All demonstrators are volunteer teachers or teacher assistants and practice on a daily bases.

4:30 PM

Myofascial Stretching

with and Janine Jacques

Myofascial Stretching creates real and lasting change in the elasticity of the muscle fibers and surrounding connective tissue. Discover how you can enhance performance and recover faster from sports training or injuries with Myofascial Stretching!

Sponsored by: Vancouver Pilates Centre

About the Presenters:

Janine Jacques began studying Pilates in 1986 and has been teaching at the Vancouver Pilates Centre since 2010, where she trained in the ELDOA Method (Level 1 & 2), and Myofascial Stretching (Level 1). She has also completed the Dianne Miller Pilates Teacher Education Program, the Franklin Method Teacher Training Program (Level 1), and holds certification in Hyperton-X (Level 1 & 2).

5:15 PM

Yoga the YogaFit Way

with Christa Norgren

With the YogaFit approach, your yoga practice is an invitation to movement and mindfulness leaving you at the center of your practice. While the instructor guides the class, it is each individual that is the ultimate teacher of their own mind and body!

Sponsored by: YogaFit Worldwide

About the Presenter:

Christa is a yoga teacher, group fitness instructor, and a personal trainer right here in Vancouver! As a master trainer for YogaFit, Christa teaches others how to share the gift of yoga.

6:00 PM

Flow with the 5 Elements

with Lorena Quintero

A yoga practice designed to explore the qualities of the elements within your body. Join us on a journey of self- discovery inviting stability, fluidity, transformation, expansion & freedom into all aspects of your life. We will move through the body & breath.

Sponsored by: Arrow Yoga

About the Presenter:

Lorena promotes self-healing & evolving through deeper consciousness on & off-the-mat. Using Yoga, Mediation, & Holistic Nutrition as tools, she creates an introspective journey to bring into awareness all that we are. Through Arrow Yoga, Lorena offers classes, workshops & retreats internationally.

10:30 AM

Mindful Movement

with Karen Kobel

Mindful Movement will start with us waking up our senses through a warm up based on Pilates principles: Breathing, Posture, Core awakening and Alignment. This movement will lead us into more fluid movement through space which is inspired and derived from Simonson Dance Technique.

Sponsored by: Kahlena Movement Studio

About the Presenter:

With a BFA in Dance Performance from East Carolina University, Karen has been dancing for the past 36 years, teaching for the past 23 years and performing for various artists. She is a STOTT Certified Pilates instructor. She is a Simonson Certified Dance instructor as well as CI Training Certified instructor.

12:00 PM

The Energy Bagua

with The Energy Bagua – Bodhi Meditation Team

Created by Master Jin Bodhi “The Energy Bagua” is a form of Walking Meditation and exercises that allows you to become more physically and mentally healthy and at the same time in tune with the Universe. Energy Bagua helps you revitalize your own “Qi” hence allowing you to focus, be calmer, and help manage pain better.

Sponsored by:The Canada Bodhi Dharma Society

About the Presenters:

A group of student performers who have benefited from “The Energy Bagua” and believe it will benefit others. All demonstrators are volunteer teachers or teacher assistants and practice on a daily bases.

12:45 PM

Open Your Spine with ELDOA

with Janine Jacques

Lengthen your spine while strengthening your core, restoring balance in the connective tissue throughout the body. Feel taller, and lighter, with ELDOA!

Sponsored by: Vancouver Pilates Centre

About the Presenters:

Janine Jacques began studying Pilates in 1986 and has been teaching at the Vancouver Pilates Centre since 2010, where she trained in the ELDOA Method (Level 1 & 2), and Myofascial Stretching (Level 1). She has also completed the Dianne Miller Pilates Teacher Education Program, the Franklin Method Teacher Training Program (Level 1), and holds certification in Hyperton-X (Level 1 & 2).

1:30 PM

DANCEPL3Y Kids!

with Brooke Yantzi, Risk Communication and Public Involvement Officer, Health Canada, BC

DANCEPL3Y (dance-play) KIDS is a high-energy kids physical activity program that plays with dance while promoting positive mental health through the 3 Rules of PL3Y: Be Positive. Be Fun. Be Yourself.

Sponsored by: Dancing with Life – DANCEPL3Y

About the Presenter:

Brooke Yantzi has a passion for getting kids dancing, helping them discover their own style, and feeling awesome and confident in expressing who they are. She leads a team of incredible instructors who teach the award winning curriculum based DANCEPL3Y Residencies which focus on building physical literacy, positive mental health and healthy social interactions!

2:15 PM

The Energy Bagua

with The Energy Bagua – Bodhi Meditation Team

Created by Master Jin Bodhi “The Energy Bagua” is a form of Walking Meditation and exercises that allows you to become more physically and mentally healthy and at the same time in tune with the Universe. Energy Bagua helps you revitalize your own “Qi” hence allowing you to focus, be calmer, and help manage pain better.

Sponsored by:The Canada Bodhi Dharma Society

About the Presenters:

A group of student performers who have benefited from “The Energy Bagua” and believe it will benefit others. All demonstrators are volunteer teachers or teacher assistants and practice on a daily bases.

3:00 PM

Myofascial Stretching

with Janine Jacques

Myofascial Stretching creates real and lasting change in the elasticity of the muscle fibers and surrounding connective tissue. Discover how you can enhance performance and recover faster from sports training or injuries with Myofascial Stretching!

Sponsored by: Vancouver Pilates Centre

About the Presenters:

Janine Jacques began studying Pilates in 1986 and has been teaching at the Vancouver Pilates Centre since 2010, where she trained in the ELDOA Method (Level 1 & 2), and Myofascial Stretching (Level 1). She has also completed the Dianne Miller Pilates Teacher Education Program, the Franklin Method Teacher Training Program (Level 1), and holds certification in Hyperton-X (Level 1 & 2).

3:45 PM

HIIT Bodyweight Bootcamp

with Tara King

Get your daily fitness HIIT with our signature class! An intense half hour comprised of mainly bodyweight strength exercises and cardio, this class is a total body workout.

Sponsored by: HIIT Fitness

About the Presenter:

Tara has been a certified Fitness Instructor Specialist with Can Fit Pro for 8 years, as well as an ISSA certified Personal Trainer. Aside from her studio group classes, Tara teaches corporate classes, as well as in-home personal training sessions.

4:30 PM

Yoga for Beginners

with Isha Teacher

Yoga for Beginners: You will learn simple but powerful yoga postures to balance and stabilize your system. Can relieve back pain, stress, anxiety, and tension. No prior yoga experience is necessary. Open to ages 7 and up!

Sponsored by: Isha Foundation

About the Presenters:

A trained Isha teacher and a volunteer from the Isha Foundation. Isha Foundation is an international volunteer-run non-profit organization dedicated to human wellbeing. Founded by Sadhguru, one of the foremost authorities on yoga, Isha is renowned for its offering of powerful yoga and meditation programs and thriving humanitarian initiatives.

5:15 PM

Yoga for Beginners

with Isha Teacher

Yoga for Beginners: You will learn simple but powerful yoga postures to balance and stabilize your system. Can relieve back pain, stress, anxiety, and tension. No prior yoga experience is necessary. Open to ages 7 and up!

Sponsored by: Isha Foundation

About the Presenters:

A trained Isha teacher and a volunteer from the Isha Foundation. Isha Foundation is an international volunteer-run non-profit organization dedicated to human wellbeing. Founded by Sadhguru, one of the foremost authorities on yoga, Isha is renowned for its offering of powerful yoga and meditation programs and thriving humanitarian initiatives.

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