Simplicity Is Sustainable

There are so many "diets" available these days I find it all so confusing. People always ask me how I eat. Am I a vegan? Vegetarian? Do I eat Keto? Well, I must say, I have tried most of the "diets" out there. I always come back to simplicity in my nutrition and exercise. Simplicity [...]

Yogacore with Connie Oliwa CYT, RHN

Just touching base. The final Fall/Winter 2019 Yogacore Class Schedule is here. Classes run Aug. 19th thru Nov. 30th Pre-registration is required. Mondays 10 am Yogacore - FULL Thursday 10:30 am Yogabalance - NEW CLASS Saturdays 8:30 am HIYA- High-Intensity Yoga Activation Saturday 10 am Yogacore - NEW Time See you in class next week. [...]

My Top 3 Ways To Recharge The Brain

Everyone needs a rest sometimes. Whether you call it a rest, recovery or a destress day it needs to be a mental day as much as it is a physical one. Here are my personal 3 ways to recharge, replenish and reenergize your brain towards success. Be confident. We all have the potential to be [...]

The Art & Science of Time-Restricted Eating aka. Intermittent Fasting

Time restricted eating is the same as Intermittent Fasting. It is not calorie restriction, although weight loss may occur. It is when you eat all your calories for the day within a certain time frame. Our culture has taught us that grazing, eating all day is smart. Yet, our rate of disease including diabetes, heart [...]


Irritable Bowel Syndrome is not a disease, but rather a condition that affects the function and behaviour of the intestines. Symptoms may include cramping, abdominal pain, bloating, gas mucus and diarrhea and/or constipation. It is important to understand that IBS does not cause inflammation, permanent damage to the GI tract or an increased risk of [...]

An Incredible Event.

Thanks to everyone that came out to the Yoga, Conversation & Sweet Treats Event yesterday. Thank you for having the conversations with me. I think it is so important these days to start talking more about our health, fitness and overall life stuff. We all work so hard to stay healthy, but our disconnect is [...]

Yoga, Conversation & Sweet Treats

Join me for a unique evening beginning with a cleansing 4o min. of relaxing yin yoga to unwind the body & the mind. During class, we will discuss how specific poses and specific foods assist our body in our own natural detoxification and cleansing process. Why this process is necessary to heal leaky gut, improve [...]

Yogacore Training @ Jim’s Gym Mondays @ 10 am

Yogacore Classes with Connie Oliwa Yogacore is a functional core and infused yin/yang yoga training program designed to build strength, endurance, and flexibility all in one workout. This is a small group training and all levels are welcome regardless of your current fitness level. Modifications are given. Mondays @ 10 am Jim's Gym Parksville starts [...]

Eat. Move. Live.

Eat.Move.Live is a customized lifestyle program designed for you to improve your overall strength, flexibility, energy, and vitality regardless of your current fitness level and health. Eat.Move.Live. EAT… Many of our health issues, lack of energy and vitality, pre-diabetes, thyroid issues, hormonal fluctuations, brain fog, digestive issues and high stress (cortisol levels) may be reduced by reviewing [...]

Private & Small Group Training

After spending the past ten years playing in the snow and working with clients in Whistler, BC, I am going to the beach. Returning to Vancouver Island, to the beautiful community of Parksville. I look forward to meeting and working with many of you thru volunteering, fundraising and my fitness and nutrition programs. Looking to improve [...]

Your Fall Recipe Book is NOW AVAILABLE

12 Simple, nutrient-rich recipes are now ready to be enjoyed by you. I decided to create a monthly recipe book to save us time from having to search for meal ideas. These beautiful recipe books are so easy to use. Each month purchase your book, pick 3 or 4 or more recipes and enjoy healthy [...]