2001 - PVL Finally Fit Challenge
Balancing the Body
One of the important aspects of 'Balancing the Body' is focusing on physical fitness. I started my fitness focus years back when I worked as an aerobic instructor in the '80s. My passion for fitness worked into years of weight training. Although after having to go through several emergency surgeries, I left my fitness world and hit my bottom both emotionally and physically. I was depressed and unable to move forward for several years. In 2000, I decided I would challenge myself and create a new body. I signed up for the PVL Finally Fit Challenge and spent 12 weeks re-establishing my love for fitness. It turned out to be 12 weeks of discovery inward as I changed the body outward. A definite challenge of the mental, emotional and physical state.
April 2002 I was awarded a prize package as 2001 co-Champion for Canada.
A New Beginning...
2003 - The Western Naturals
"The Competitor's Edge" - May 2003
My love for challenge brought me to my next fitness journey... Body Building.
I competed in The Western Naturals Body Building competition in Nanaimo May 24th, 2003 and placed 3rd in the Masters Division - what an accomplishment and honor to have been in the top 3. It was a very rewarding experience and I will treasure it.
"A New Path"
I recently finished my 200 hours of Yoga Teacher Training at Maui Hot Yoga and am continuing my training through practice and workshops here in Vancouver.
It is an amazing journey of fitness, spiritually, emotionally and physically.
The Yoga Studio I presently practice at is a wonderful studio here in Maple Ridge called Free Spirit Yoga where I have had the opportunity to share my music during class... A blend of my passions!
I also believe it is so important to cleanse our bodies from toxins and well as nourish our bodies with healthy organic foods. Please visit Lisa's website...she's a very gifted Holistic Nutritionist: Lisa Kilgour, RHN
I have been using the Isagenix Nutritional Cleansing program and have had amazing results in how I feel and look.