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Finding Balance

By Charlene SanJenko | May 18, 2011

Finding balance in a busy life is no easy feat. “Finding balance” sounds like this fluffy, intangible euphoric place with no road map to get there. Speaking from personal experience, I find balance and the most fulfillment in life when ‘all the bases’ are covered. I get frustrated and resentful … Continue reading

Here We GROW, Again!

By Charlene SanJenko | May 17, 2011

Returning to Personal Fitness Training – Thoughts and Reflections… It’s been two years since I segwayed from CSJ Active Wellness after surviving a tough but hugely rewarding 5-year lease and the life experience owning my very own studio in a brand new community. Ben and I moved to Gibsons in … Continue reading

Back To My Roots

By Charlene SanJenko | May 14, 2011

Back To My Roots From hair colour to values, my 40’s are all about returning to my roots. It’s funny how your teens and twenties and sometimes into your thirties are constantly about finding ways to improve yourself with a new hair colour, tinted contacts, tanning, even surgical enhancements to … Continue reading

Five Keys to Successful Training… with Weights, Business & Life

By Charlene SanJenko | January 31, 2011

Training hundreds of clients over eight years as a full-time personal trainer required a lot of energy, patience (!) and systems that worked.  People counted on me for their success.  As I worked with clients anxious to reach their goals, I’d teach them these five important steps of of weight-training. … Continue reading

Reflections On My First 40 Years…

By Charlene SanJenko | September 19, 2010

I’m sitting in a comfy chair and housecoat with a good cup of coffee reflecting on the first 40 years of my life and visualizing the next 40. Reflections From the First 40:


By Charlene SanJenko | May 21, 2010

“When we let go of trying to get more of what we don’t really need, we free up an enormous amount of energy that has been tied up in the chase.  We can refocus and reallocate that energy and attention toward appreciating what we already have, what’s already there, and … Continue reading

PowHerhouse is an incredibly rich experience

My experience with powHERhouse has been an uplifting, empowering and exciting one. To be part of something that offers such a solid and safe platform for women to connect and share who we truly are has been incredibly rich!  I have watched my world expand, and I am deeply grateful.  This part of my journey