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canfitpro and YogaFit® join forces to bring yoga training to the Canadian fitness industry

August 25, 2011

Toronto ON
Canadian Fitness Professionals Inc. (canfitpro) is excited to announce its new relationship with YogaFit®, the leader in Mind Body Fitness training. canfitpro will now be working alongside YogaFit® and recommending them as their preferred Yoga Training Provider. Both canfitpro and YogaFit® have the common goal of bringing yoga to all Canadians and YogaFit® delivers this information in a practical, user friendly style, which is accessible to individuals at any level of fitness. YogaFit® courses, supported by canfitpro, will commence as of September 1,2011.

Media Advisory

What: canfitpro invites all fitness professionals to participate in YogaFit® workshops and
certifications being held across Canada as of September 1, 2011. YogaFit® is yoga for
EVERYBODY and EVERY BODY, designed to improve health, performance and
mental acuity. Based on hatha yoga, it blends balance, strength, flexibility and power in
a fitness format. The YogaFit® style reduces injury risk and augments recovery for
stress and lower back pain. YogaFit® creator, Beth Shaw, is widely recognized as the
premier yoga fitness trainer in the industry; an innovative educator, entrepreneur, and
visionary. She is responsible for YogaButt, YogaFitness for Men, and countless other
yoga fitness combinations. Beth and her company have been showcased in numerous
fitness magazines as well as O magazine, Time, and more.

How: Please visit or for more information on courses
and workshops coming to a city near you.

When: Listings will commence as of September 1, 2011

Additional Information

canfitpro is the largest provider of education in the Canadian fitness industry. Founded in 1993, canfitpro delivers accessible, quality education, certifications, conferences, trade shows, and membership services. canfitpro’s over 75,000 members include some of the world’s finest fitness professionals, health club operators, industry suppliers, and fitness consumers.

Facts about canfitpro:
•canfitpro is Canada’s largest certification organization for fitness professionals.
•canfitpro offers education for both fitness professionals and fitness consumers.
•canfitpro hosts more than 10 fitness conferences across Canada annually.
•The canfitpro International Fitness and Club Business Conference and Trade Show is the
largest combined fitness conference and trade show in the world with over 10,000 delegates
and visitors.

YogaFit® was established in 1994 and has since trained over 100,000 yoga and fitness professionals worldwide. The leader in Mind Body Fitness Education, YogaFit® is the largest training school for yoga instructors in the world. YogaFit® is both ACE, in the US and now canfitpro, in Canada, premier and only yoga partner. Founder and president, Beth Shaw, is internationally recognized as the foremost authority on yoga and fitness; having been profiled in print and television programs including Oprah’s O magazine, CNN, USA Today, Entrepreneur, Self and more. YogaFit® is committed to community service, supporting animals and humanitarian causes.

Media Contacts

Erin Andersen
Marketing & Membership Development Manager
1-800-667-5622 x228

Lisa Greenbaum RYT
Director YogaFit Canada Inc. & YogaFit Master Trainer

For more information contact:
Erin Andersen
Marketing & Membership Development Manager
Phone: 1-800-667-5622 x228

lisa Greenbaum RYT
Director YogaFit Canada Inc. & YogaFit Master Trai
Phone: 1-855-607-YOGA

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