Involved in the health, wellness and fitness industry for most of her professional career, Donna is the producer and host of the popular show Yoga for Runners on Rogers TV, and Yoga for Life on Rogers online On Demand. She is CEO (Chief Empowerment Officer), and founder of Elation Centre Ltd., Ottawa’s premier Vinyasa Yoga and Lifestyle Studio, offering yoga, running and pure food nutritional programs, and creator of Sunrise Yoga Boot Camp, now in it’s 8th year, and the 12-Day Power Foods Cleanse which has transformed the health of hundreds of clients.
A teacher and yogini, athlete, marathon runner as well as self-taught vegan chef and coach whose passion for healthy living is contagious; Donna’s dedication to educate and empower women to adopt a balanced approach to health continuously transforms lives.
Her many trainings include: Sports Nutrition Certification Training; Hatha Yoga Training with Yogi Vishvketu and Chetana Panwar; Ashtanga and Power Yoga Training with industry pioneers, Beryl Bender-Birch, David Swenson and Brian Kest; as well as national certifications in fitness and CORE Training. Donna was nominated for the Y-Women of Distinction Award for Active Living. She lives in Ottawa with her husband, John and her dog, Annie.