Karma Blog

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  • Interview: Paola Marquez’s Fitness Journey

    Paola Marquez
    Confidence, belief, empowerment, inspiration, and being active - These are words that #KarmaActivist Paola Marquez, a certified personal trainer and fitness style blogger lives by. We met up with her to discuss her new workout program. She launched her “Get Your Strong and Sexy Body” program designed to help you...

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  • How to Get Involved with the Local Outdoor Scene and Adventure More

    Explore the mountains
    You’ve seen the photos on your instagram feed, a hiker standing over a bright alpine lake or maybe the silhouette of someone perched over the Howe Sound, and you feel the allure of outdoor adventure. It’s no secret that hiking is popular right now. Blame it on instagram culture, or...

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  • A Moment of Silence – Poses for Peace

    Roisin Nwosu
    What is Remembrance Day? Each time I ask someone it seems like the answer changes but it comes to the same collective agreement. It is a day of gratitude, honour and an upmost respect for those that fought so hard and those that continue to fight each day for people...

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  • How I Started with Barre3

    Barre3
    My journey at barre3 started as a client – after a good friend of mine finally persuaded me to join her at a class on a Saturday morning! I had steered clear away from barre style fitness until then – something about it, as a former competitive dancer, just didn’t...

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  • Experiencing The World, One Country At A Time

    Karma Activist Annie Verderame - Easter Mass at the Vatican in Rome
    Travel is one of the major loves of my life. It has helped shape me in to the person I am today.I am beyond blessed to have grown up in a household where travel was brought into my life at a young age. My first trip overseas was when I...

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  • Fitness Training - My Labour Of Love

    Laurie Idema-Wood Gym Workout
    I have to say that I am very blessed to have work that is a passion and a labour of love. If I were to start at the beginning, my fitness career began when a Fitness Coordinator from the YWCA visited our school. She was offering grade 8 girls the...

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  • Real Life Lessons Learned On My Mat

    Karma Activist Kim Shoyama
    I’ve always been very thin.  People would always tell me that they wish they could eat whatever they wanted and be as skinny as I was.  Working out or moving in any way never really occurred to me.  I took pride in eating whatever I wanted to, not moving very...

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  • Bridging the Worlds of Yoga & Activism


    Through the discipline of yoga, Karma Activist Annu Gaidhu learned to pay attention to her body, to practice self-love as a path to healing, and since then it has become her lifestyle. Her experiences teaching in India changed her outlook on life.“Working with Tibetan refugees was a transformative experience that...

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  • My Road to Rio...

    Jillian Drouin High Jump
    2013 was a big year for me. It was the year I graduated from chiropractic college, wrote the last of my big board exams, got married, moved home with my husband after 9 years of being away at school, started my practice and developed Celiac Disease (though I didn’t get...

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  • Kundalini - A Yoga Rave as the New Yoga Wave

    Kundalini Yoga group with Karma Athletics
    On May 29th, 2016, we held our very first Community Yoga Rave at our Guildford pop-up store. The event was by donation and all proceeds went towards the Canadian Red Cross to support their Alberta Fires Emergency Appeal. Some of the students had never been to a Yoga Rave before...

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