This 1.5-hour intro online mindfulness session will offer each individual the opportunity to participate in the following objectives:
Practice online self-defense/martial arts techniques – learn the hammerfist strike, wrist releases, and the “kai” spirit shout to build confidence, safety and physical strength in a playful team building communication connecting environment
Explore self-care strategies – understand compassion fatigue and where you can assess your self-care plan in areas; physically, psychologically, emotionally, spiritually, relationships and workplace and professional environments, create a plan to make yourself a priority in work and life balance
Learn exercises to reduce stress & tension – practice a relaxation breathing meditation with mindfulness awareness to connect to the body, mind and spirit
Michelle Tremblay, founder of MPower Lives Company, is located in the Tri-Cities area in Vancouver’s LowerMainland. She has worked with over 15,000 participants nation wide and is highly recognized as a powerful speaker, great motivator and compassionate leader. She is dedicated, committed, and inspired to mpower change in the workplace, schools and community at large through mental and physical health and wellness strategies, mindfulness and social and emotional learning.
She believes each individual can feel valued, confident, and responsible through the proper tools, support and workplace conditions. Her corporate work has lead her to present to clients such as Work Safe BC, Van-Cities, Fraser Valley Child Development Centres, CPHR, School Districts and Non-for-Profit Agencies.
Michelle holds a 2nd Degree Black Belt with 20 years of Karate training and is a director on the board of the Iamsomeone Organization to end bullying. For over the last 9 years her work has also consisted of teaching, mentoring and coaching children and youth with bully prevention training in school and after school programs, non-for-profit agencies, recreation centres, private organizations, personal and group coaching clients.
2nd Degree Black Belt in Chito-Ryu Karate - Japan; 2010 – 2014 Fit 4 Defense – Bully Prevention Master Trainer/Instructor; 2006 NCCP Level 1 & 2; 2009 Certified Life Coach Practitioner ; 2010 Provincial Instructor Diploma, VCC; 2010 - 2015 Okanagan College Instructor (Summer Camps, Continuing Studies & ESA/Management & MMS Contracts); 2014 Effective Speaking Coach; 2006 JCI National Chair Effective Speaking Program; 2013 Nominee – “Kelowna’s Most Favorite Female Athlete” ; 2006 National SPOKE Award; 2007 Fellowship Award of JCI Canada; Keynote speaker; 2016; 2015 “The Unmaking and Making of a Bully” & “Anxiety in our Youth Today” – Dr. Neufeld Institute, 2016 - 2017 Self-Employment Business Program – Douglas College; 2016-2019 Soroptimist Tri-Cities Member; 2016 – 2019 Volunteer “IamSomeone” Organization; 2017-2020 Director – “IamSomeone Organization; 2018 Finalist 14th Annual Small BC Business Awards – Service Category; 2018 Finalist Tri-Cities Extraordinary Leader in our Community – WCH; 2018 Nominee Business of the Year (1 – 10 employees) Tri-Cities Chamber; 2018 – 2020 Tri-Cities Chamber Member; 2020 Tri-Cities Ambassador; 2019 – 2020 Toastmaster Member; 2018 Moderator – Gender Equity Event – Soroptimist; 2019 Moderator Wine Women & Sport; 2019 Commendation Award – True2You – Port Moody Police Depart.;; 2016 Emergency First Aid CPR – AED Level C; 2016 Yoga for Flexibility & Strength – 2016 Yoga for a Healthier Lifestyle – Online World Learning Institute; 2016 Self-Regulation & 2017 Compassion Fatigue Certification – Dominion Institute; 2016 – 2020 All Sport Insurance; 2020 completed criminal record check