FMA – Joyce Findlay Martial Arts


  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...]

PWR! Moves For Parkinsons

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PWR!Moves is a cutting edge Parkinson disease-specific neuroplasticity-principled exercise program that holds promise to slow disease progression, improve symptoms, restore function, and increase longevity and quality of life. PWR!Moves was founded by Dr. Becky Farley, a physical therapist, neuroscientist, and Parkinson exercise specialist. PWR!Moves are the building blocks … [Read more...]

Exercise and your Brain!


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...]

Capoeira at ZHOOSH Fitness Garage


  Renowned instructor Graduado Rasta Raspado of Abada Capoeira Vancouver​ will be teaching this new program. Improve your flexibility, condition your body and discipline your mind in this fun and eclectic sport. Capoeira is a game played to music. Known as the secret dance of Brazil, it is a display of self-defense and is an excellent workout for all ages. Wear loose … [Read more...]

Meet Gurinder Khabra – Guest Boxing BAD Instructor

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Gurinder started boxing at the “tender” age of 15, under the guidance of Tony “Kid Fire” Pep. Tony Pep is a former world champion who  continues to coach and train athletes on an amateur and professional level. Gurinder has 15 fights under his belt with 10 wins and two exhibitions and says his highlight was fighting in the Tacoma Golden Gloves in 2014!  In July 2013 he … [Read more...]

The Garage is Open


  I'm pleased to announce that the ZHOOSH Fitness Garage is now open! Located on 131 11th St in New Westminster, the Garage is a new facility catering to fitness clients with an old-school, laces-canvas-and-hard-work mentality. You can find the Garage on Google Maps View Larger Map Come on down to visit, reach out to us at, or call … [Read more...]



There have been quite a few changes taking place at Zhoosh Fitness by Design in the last few months. So what I have done is compile these changes into a Newsletter. I actually quite enjoyed putting this newsletter together and think that it will be a monthly thing, which will include articles I have written, "clean eating" recipes, pre and post smoothie ideas, fitness tips and … [Read more...]