1. hers story: Take Me To Class

    Laura, a high school teacher, is a new grad learning to juggle a full-time job and her workout routine. She experienced some kickboxing classes in her apartment building for a couple of years. It was fun and it got her interested in the sport. However, she wanted a new studio that would assess her properly. She tried the Evolve Kickboxing, but those classes depended on her partner. If anyone wasn'…Read More

  2. hers story: Lisa Dyer

    Lisa Dyer was settled into her routine at a local gym. She had a corporate membership with her spouse’s company benefits. Lisa used the machines because everyone else did them, but wasn’t sure exactly what she was getting out of them. She did a personal circuit as best as she could. The classes took too long and she didn’t see the results she wanted. When Lisa heard about a new kickboxing st…Read More

  3. hers story: Jacqueline Yee

    “I reached a plateau.” Jacqueline isn't the first person who exercises who has made this statement or recognized this situation in herself.  She worked out at a co-ed Goodlife for years, enduring the long treadmill runs and weight machines. She didn't do the classes because she didn't have a feel for them.  She suddenly sought out kickboxing because she wanted to try something completely out…Read More

  4. Hers Story: Noelle Hunt – All about the Heart

    Noelle Hunt doesn’t see herself as exceptional.  She is a regular mom, an educational assistant turned artist.  Nowadays, she attends classes at Hers about three times a week because her journey through life lead her here. Growing up, she suffered from Body Dysmorphic Disorder or BDD, a body-image disorder that affects about 2% of the population.  BDD often develops in adolescents and teens a…Read More

  5. hers story: Jennifer Chau – Passion for Food and Fight

    At 37, Jennifer Chau is living her best life.  If only she had known about HERS earlier, she would be living even a better and healthier one.  With a supportive husband and a 19 year-old son, this beauty consultant for La Mer at Nordstrom, has fallen in love with HERS.  She finds it a rush and it's addicting. It is something she can't get enough of. Like most HERS clients, she found it a challe…Read More

  6. hers story: Jeanette Doan – Goals

    Bubbly and excitable are words I’d use to describe Jeanette. A single mom who recently acknowledged that self-care is just as important as caring for her two sons. Jeanette has found her rhythm at our studio and we are so happy to have her. It was almost a decade ago that Jeanette had regular exercise in her routine. She attended Goodlife where she did her thing on the machines. She would do a h…Read More

  7. Hers story: Binu George – What’s up, Doc?

    As a medical professional, Binu knows more than anyone how important it is to eat well, get regular daily exercise and sleep a healthy amount of time. However, she is only human and of course, it is easier to be tempted by treats and give in to cravings than just to stick to what "one should do." After having her son, she found herself in the range of having a very unhealthy lifestyle. She had t…Read More

  8. Hers Story: Anna Sophia – Gimme an A!

    Unlike most jobs, teachers don’t work 9 to 5 and leave it all in the office.   They bring it home with them and the stress of that needs somewhere to go. For 27 year old Anna-Sophia, who currently teaches a grade 6/7 split for the Toronto District School Board, HERS is the perfect outlet for that.  A Markham local, she discovered HERS when out with her mom. Her mom pointed it out across from …Read More

  9. Why Everyone Should Know Self-Defense

    Why Everyone Should Know Self-Defense According to Statistics Canada’s Violence Against Women Survey, conducted in 1993, half of all women in Canada have experienced at least one incident of physical or sexual violence since the age of 16,” (https://www.canadianwomen.org/the-facts/gender-based-violence/). We can only speculate how much that number has grown in the last 25 years. Today, more th…Read More