Explore New Fitness Trends: Fitness is important, but a lot of us have difficulty finding the right classes to motivate us. Crush It gives your team a hands on opportunity to explore the newest trends in fitness and discover a new exercise that is perfect for you. Use Crush It as the jumping off point to reaching your fitness goals.
Focus on Balance: Health is more than physical fitness, it’s about taking care of the entire self. At Crush It, your team will have the chance to explore and learn what wellness looks like for each of you. Through activities like yoga, mindfulness exercises, massages and the different stops in our wellness marketplace, there will be many opportunities for you to discover what helps you relax and recharge.
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Experience Groove with Michelle Hillier
Michelle Hillier will be returning in 2020 to offer one of our most popular sessions from last year’s event, Experience Groove. Experience Groove gets you moving in your OWN way, where no movement or expression is wrong! Click here to watch a video of Michelle in action, and get a feel for what Experience Groove is all about.
Poundfit with Denise Warren
Owner of Perfectly Fit, Denise Warren helps women of all levels progress their health, wellness & fitness goals by offering her programs PoundFit, Bootcamps and StrollerFit, all in a supportive, welcoming environment. At Crush It for Cancer she’ll be leading our participants in PoundFit, a cardio jam session inspired by the infectious, energizing and sweat-dripping fun of playing the drums, using lightly weighted drumsticks. Pound transforms drumming into an incredibly effective way of working out and provides the perfect atmosphere for letting loose, getting energized, and rocking out!
JindaFit with Gretha Jean-Gilles
Jindafit is a high intensity cardio class that incorporates African dance moves. It is for all fitness levels, but allows you to get a great sweat in! Session leader Gretha Jean-Gilles is one of just two certified Jindafit Kochas (instructors) in Canada, so you’ll be in for a very special treat. Gretha fell in love with Jindafit while working abroad and is now bringing the fun to Ottawa!
Meditation with Jennifer Innes
Jennifer Innes, MSc is a meditation and mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) teacher trained by the University of Massachusetts Medical School and the University of California San Diego. She teaches Mindful Self-Compassion (MSC) and is also a certified Sivananda yoga teacher. In Jennifer’s meditation sessions, you can expect a wonderful, relaxing and empowering experience that will help you recharge and feel refreshed!
Yoga du Rire with Linda Leclerc
Get ready for a refreshing and innovative approach to stress management, team building, creativity, physical, mental and emotional wellbeing! You do not need to have a reason, a sense of humour, or be happy to laugh. Experience the healing and stress-busting power of free-flow laughter with Linda Leclerc, Pioneer of the Laughter Yoga movement in Canada. Linda motivates, inspires, and educates in a positive and memorable way, and you’ll be in for a joyful ride with her at Crush It for Cancer!
Yoga For Everyone with Dawn-Marie Bourgeois
Dawn-Marie has been teaching Yoga for 10 years as a certified Hatha Yoga instructor, with additional training in Yin Yoga, Yapana Restorative Yoga, and Yoga Tune Up Practitioner Training. Her goal is to make her Yoga classes fun and accessible to everyone. Come together for a lighthearted and harmonizing yoga class for yogis of all ages, shapes, sizes, and levels of experience. Learn how to tailor any yoga class to meet your needs, as we share valuable tips on making the most out of using yoga props and incorporating simple modifications to enhance your unique experience. Tune in with a grounding body scan followed by a practice designed to help you move into your body with a sense of curiosity, humour, and acceptance. Walk away feeling a little lighter in your step and brighter in your heart.
Expert Panel with Kathy Smart
With over 20 years experience in the health and wellness sector, Kathy Smart has helped thousands be their healthiest and happiest self! She is a registered holistic nutritionist who wrote the best-selling cookbook Live the Smart Way; Huffington Post writer; Canada’s 2015 Fitness Presenter of the Year; and is best known as North America’s gluten-free expert. She is a popular speaker, health and fitness presenter, and go-to media expert in all things nutrition and well-being.
Expert Panel with Tony Greco
Tony is Canada’s Leading Fitness Specialist and the Co-Founder of Greco Fitness. In the early 1990s, Tony along with his friend Paolo took a $10,000 venture loan to begin what has now grown into the leading boutique fitness gym in Canada. As a motivational speaker, celebrity trainer, radio host and life coach, Tony offers a variety of life-changing services to help individuals reach their ultimate life-goals.