Schedule
Saturday March 7, 2020

Taylia Martin - Tough and Tender Dance & Fitness

10:15 am – 10:30 am

Topic: STRONG by Zumba

Description: What do you get with music crafted to drive intensity, a total body workout focused on progression and some bada** martial arts based moves? A group fitness experience like no other. STRONG by Zumba has NO dancing. This is a HIIT class that will make you sweat and feel strong in no time!

Bio: Dance is a way to express yourself. Fitness is a way to be in the condition to dance. Taylia is a dance instructor, fitness instructor, personal trainer, model, actress and performer. She makes it a point to continue to learn and expand her skills on a regular basis. Her goal is to provide a safe and comfortable place within Tough & Tender for anyone to reach their goals or just have some fun.

Nicolle Nattrass - Creative Journaling

10:40 am – 11:10 am

Topic: Creative Journaling: Your Self-Care

Description: MDo you often say I'd love to journal but have no time?
Nicolle Nattrass is a champion for your self-care. She will share the many, powerful benefits of journaling and fun, easy tools you can apply to your own daily self-care.

Bio: Unique Keynote Speaker, Addiction Counselor (CAC II) and mother, Nicolle Nattrass is a champion for your self-care. Member of the Journal Council with the IAJW, she offers journaling workshops, onsite and online courses as well as individual coaching.

Leslie Hopkins - Confident Core Fitness

11:20 am – 11:50 am

Topic: Laugh Without Leaking

Description: An interactive presentation that will reveal common misconceptions about incontinence. Pelvic Health issues will affect 1 in 3 women, but they don’t have to. Discover 5 ways you can optimize your pelvic health naturally, so you can prevent the need for pads, medication or surgery.

Bio: Leslie Hopkins is an Exercise Specialist with a unique perspective into the field of the Women’s Pelvic Health. She is a member of the Canadian Physiotherapy Assoc. a speaker and a course facilitator. Leslie is passionate about providing women with the information they need to resolve issues such as, incontinence and prolapse, naturally.

Nora Bouz - Lucida Well-being Interior Design

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Topic: What does interior design have to do with health and happiness?

Description: Designed mindfully, your home can improve your physical health, moods, relationships, and even your creativity and productivity.
Join Nora Bouz to uncover how the art and science of well-being interior design can elevate your quality of life, promote health and yield happiness right at home. You will leave with an understanding of the most impactful design elements and methods that can transform your home into a nurturing and healthy home that reflects who you are and tells your story.

Bio: Nora Bouz is a well-being design expert and interior designer. Her work revolves around creating spaces that reflect people’s authentic sense of beauty and promote well-being and happiness.

After working in the interior design industry since 2005 she dedicated 2 years to researching the factors that impact people’s well-being and happiness. Her exploration of the world’s environmental psychology and biophilic design shifted her practice to well-being interior design in 2017. Nora has been named “Lifestyle Expert to Follow in 2019” by Up Journey and contributed to OprahMag.com, Best of Line Online among other publications.
https://lucidaforwellbeing.ca/

Liza Rogers & Marc Jurock - WREN Club

12:40 pm – 1:10 pm

Topic: Co-Housing: A Healthy Alternative

Description: There are two topics that are top of mind for most people these days: health and housing. The conversation for many is and affording either of those! As a city we're seeing the impact that the housing shortage has on our health, wealth and happiness. We need to open up creative solutions and new opportunities.

Bio: Liza is passionate about connecting community and creating extraordinary experiences for people in her circle. With a background in Tourism, Hospitality and Events she brings a unique perspective to the Co-housing/Co-living conversation and shares stories of managing a variety of co-living situations. Liza firmly believes that multi generational shared housing is a healthy alternative to the housing crisis faced by so many and she lives, breaths and works this ethos with her company WREN.

Bio: Marc for Marc’s Minutes on Worldwide Real Estate Investing.
Marc has been in front of audiences since 2002 in various different roles be it as a Facilitator in a University classroom setting or presenting to a packed convention hall.
If you’ve ever seen his quirky, unique, funny and always thought provoking Marc’s Minutes you always look forward to the next time he presents.  He is a world traveller who loves mountains, oceans and Real Estate. So much so, he’s looked at Real Estate in 20+ countries and is a Certified International Property Specialist.

Sue Spencer - Lift You Up Coaching

1:25 pm – 1:55 pm

Topic: How to Embrace Your Inner Beast Mode

Description: Join Sue for a discussion on making a shift in your thoughts around what healthy aging means. The positive impact of embracing exercise can have on our physical, mental and emotional health and our aging bodies. Sharing a transformative journey to inspire you to question – Is it ever too late to embark on a path to finding a passion and living your best life.

Bio: Sue is a 65-year-old Masters Olympic Weight Lifter and healthy aging advocate. She works with women who are feeling a little lost as they age, helping them build strategies for positive change and a healthy lifestyle. Sue lives by her belief that it is never too late to get started finding your passion no matter your age. Follow Sue on Instagram @BeastModeGrandma

Michelle Rogers - Body Posi Power

2:10 pm – 2:40 pm

Topic: The Power Of Your Story, & How To Connect It With Others

Description: 

- Her story of being bullied, and how I decided to finally share my story online

- She will teach you how to brand yourself and your stories online to connect with others

- She will speak about recognizing that our stories, experiences, trials and triumphs resonate with those around us, and have power to make someone feel less alone.

Bio: Michelle Rogers is a 22 year old body positive blogger, plus size model, and digital marketer. She has been featured in the Today Show online, Yahoo.com, FabuPlus Magazine, and more! Her passion for getting real on the internet about body image has garnered her a following of over 24,000 and enjoys getting to connect with others to hear their story.

Meiyan Mullin - Essential Source

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Topic: Women Will Rise

Description: Join Meiyan as she guides you through the steps of healing old wounds and patterns so you can fully reclaim your power through a process of spiritual transformation.  Learn about the sober curious movement and how she stepped out of ‘gray-area drinking’ with some useful tips and insight! Mocktails are trending!

Bio: I am a mother, Yoga teacher, Intuitive Energy Healer and mentor to women around the planet for spiritual transformation.

Taylia Martin - Tough and Tender Dance & Fitness

3:40 pm – 4:00 pm

Topic: Bellydance

Description: With techniques from Egyptian style bellydance, Taylia wants to help you connect with your body and soul. Bellydance is a powerful dance focused on the isolation of movements and the building of your core strength. It can be healing in more ways than one!

Bio: Dance is a way to express yourself. Fitness is a way to be in the condition to dance. Taylia is a dance instructor, fitness instructor, personal trainer, model, actress and performer. She makes it a point to continue to learn and expand her skills on a regular basis. Her goal is to provide a safe and comfortable place within Tough & Tender for anyone to reach their goals or just have some fun.

$250 Babe Bucks Giveaway

4:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Topic: G I V E A W A Y

What Are Babe Bucks: Money we give you to spend freely at our #VWE20 at the booth or booths of your choice!

Must be present to win!

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Sunday March 8, 2020

Lizy Gipson - Dance Fitness with Lizy

10:15 am – 10:30 am

Topic: Zumba

Description: We take the "work" out of workout, by mixing low-intensity and high-intensity moves for an interval-style, calorie-burning dance fitness party. Once the Latin and World rhythms take over, you'll see why Zumba® Fitness classes are often called exercise in disguise. A total workout, combining all elements of fitness – cardio, muscle conditioning, balance and flexibility, boosted energy and a serious dose of awesome each time you leave class. Super effective? Check. Super fun? Check and check.

Bio: Lizy fell in love with Zumba® 8 years ago and now brings that inspiration and perspiration to her students. Now with a team of instructors offering 6 different adult dance fitness classes in 2020, she is a leader in the Victoria Zumba Community bringing instructors and students together for events and to spread the Zumba Love. 

Dianne De Champlain & Patricia Rawson - Bridges For Women

10:40 am – 11:10 am

Topic: Understanding Trauma and Caring for Ourselves

Description: 

  • What is trauma & trauma-informed practice?

  • Self-care and nervous system regulation

  • Skills for grounding trauma responses

Bio: Dianne and Patricia are gutsy, heart-centred staff at Bridges for Women with years of experience in inspiring women impacted by trauma to reclaim their lives.

Airial Clatney - Intamo Pleasurables

11:20 am – 11:50 am

Topic: Kick Starting Your Sex Drive - Let's Talk About Sex

Description: Join us for some real talk about holistic approaches to increasing the female sex drive! We are going to take a look at mental, physical and relational impact on libido and the importance of female pleasure.

Bio: Airial is a Sex Educator and CEO of a sexual self-care company Intamo Pleasurables. She facilitates nonprofit sex education in her community and normalizes sexuality by starting important conversations. Airial is passionate about inclusive and accessible education and specializes in working with people with disabilities. She is on a mission to empower all humans to embrace their sexuality.

I LOVE MYSELF TODAY: Finding JOY in who we are!

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm

Topic: Robin Farrell

Description: Sometimes you have to let go of the picture of what you thought life would be like and learn to find joy in the story you’re living. Come find JOY with me – because SELF-LOVE is the most important love of all!
Bio: Robin Farrell is an award-winning broadcaster with 17 years of morning show experience - 12 of which have been spent here in Victoria. She currently hosts the morning show with A.J. Cruze on Ocean 98.5 She previously worked as a morning show host for 107.3 KOOL FM in Victoria, and Q103.1 in Kelowna. Robin started her broadcasting career as an intern on the morning show at 104.9 XFM and worked evenings and weekends at 96.9 JACK FM in Vancouver. She was a recipient of the "Morning Show of the Year" award at the Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards in 2013, and was a nominee for the Vancouver Island Top 20 Under 40 Business and Community Achievement Awards in 2013. Robin rode the 2010 Canadian Cancer Society Cops for Cancer Tour de Rock as a media rider raising money for pediatric cancer research, and was a nominee for the 2016 National Philanthrophy Awards in Victoria for Co-Founding and Co-Chairing the Cycle of Hope Society - a 5 year fundraising project that raised awareness and inspired hope in families living with ALS. Robin is the proud mama of Otis The Predicting Wonderdog. She loves living in Victoria and enjoys doing what she does everyday – bringing JOY to the people, and trying to take over the world.

Rack Fashions - Fashion Show

12:45 pm – 1:15 pm

Topic: F A S H I O N  S H O W

Description: Cheryl Anderson is the owner/operator of Rack Fashions – Mobile Women’s Clothing Boutique. She lives in Tsawwassen (Delta) and has created her business to provide a personal shopping experience for women that is helpful and fun.
She curates signature pieces that are current, comfortable and affordable. With a primary focus on fashion for women 40+, there is always something for everyone. Sizes range from XS to 3X, depending on the supplier. We are always on the look out for garments that will look fantastic on all shapes and sizes.
Rack Fashions sells through trade shows, special events, private events and a few markets.   If you are looking for a shopping experience with a personal touch, clients can book an appointment for themselves (and friends) at Rack Fashions home studio in Tsawwassen.
The clothing comes from all over the world, some examples being Canada, Bali, Poland, Italy, China, Australia, India and more.   Stock on hand depends on the season and availability of inventory.

 

Each woman is unique – and she should have unique shopping options!

 

To book an appointment contact:  Cheryl Anderson, cheryl@rackfashions.com; 778-995-0055

LIKE @RackFashions on Facebook – Mobile Women’s Clothing

The “House” Wives of Hip Hop

1:30 pm – 1:50 pm

Topic: The “House” Wives of Hip Hop

Description: Led by well-known Vancouver choreographer and dancer Jheric Hizon, this award-winning hip hop group consisting of over-40’s women dance demonstration.
This hip hop crew consist of over-40’s women workin’ it in the kitchen and on the dance floor.

Showing that you can keep “movin’ to the beets” at any age.

https://youtu.be/h8dAC3HIsrg

Tiffany Chu - YumchaTime

2:00 pm – 2:30 pm

Topic: The Future is Female

Description: Join Tiffany as she shares her story as a young female entrepreneur. Together we will discuss challenges women face in business and how the power of female collaborations is about to change the world!

Bio: Tiffany is passionate about working with other entrepreneurs and creating a network of strong and fun women in all walks of life. With a background in the public service industry for the past 16 years, she now has her own nano kombucha brewery and retail store. Tiffany believes in giving back and building strong roots within the community.

www.yumchatime.ca

Capri Everitt

2:40 pm – 3:00 pm

Topic: Girl Stand Up

Description: Capri has just released her new pop song “Girl Stand Up” produced by multi Grammy Winning pop Duo Kuya Productions. Capri’s mission is to empower girls and youth around the world to stay true to themselves and break through any limits they encounter.

Bio: Capri is a Guinness World Record Record-holding singer who received international acclaim and world-wide media attention when she travelled to 80 countries where she sang the national anthem of each country in the national language.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TX5bs8KfV2A

$250 Babe Bucks Giveaway

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Topic: G I V E A W A Y

What Are Babe Bucks: Money we give you to spend freely at our #VWE20 at the booth or booths of your choice!

Must be present to win!

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- Phylicia Rashad

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