FMA – Joyce Findlay Martial Arts

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  Joyce Findlay came to Canada from Scotland nearly 10 years ago and it didn't take her long to find the right kickboxing studio at Ultimate Martial Arts. She has been training with Sensei Farzam for over nine years now and received her Black Belt three years ago. Joyce hopes to get her first Dan sometime in the near future. Since she started teaching at the dojo she … [Read more...]

Capoeira Kids

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Besides being fun and eye-catching, Capoeira is a very efficient tool in child’s development. Capoeira helps develop balance, coordination, general level of fitness and flexibility, sense of rhythm and awareness of your own body.  The musical aspect of Capoeira helps kids feel more comfortable and more willing to exercise.  Training Capoeira also builds self-esteem and helps … [Read more...]

Move to Improve – Fitness Photoshoot for Parkinson Society BC

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  Calling all fitness and sport aficionados! Help support people affected by Parkinson’s disease by booking your professional fitness photoshoot session. Two local New Westminster businesses, ZHOOSH Fitness Garage and CreativeLight Imaging, have teamed up to raise awareness and funds for Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC) by holding a special event on … [Read more...]

Exercise and your Brain!

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Just like exercise is needed to grow a strong healthy body, we also need exercise to grow a strong healthy brain and help prevent depression. As I mentioned in the last article, I was a Tom Boy growing up.  That is until I got derailed with the pressures of school.  It wasn’t until I was an adult in my early 30’s that I realized I suffered from mild depression and looking back … [Read more...]

Start young and reap the benefits of exercise!

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As an active child…alright, a tom boy, it wasn’t difficult for me to stay in shape! In the warmer months my sisters and I would be outside after school (and after homework) until “the whistle” called us in for dinner and then back outside we went until it got dark. Monkeying (is that a word?) around in the playground, climbing trees, riding our bikes all over the … [Read more...]