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Candace Vanice — President and CEO of Happy Mind, LLC. Executive producer of YoGoworkout DVD, instructor yoga warm-up and cool-down, writer of music lyrics and “Channel Switching” bonus section.
Candace has a deep passion to help others and to increase the happiness of our communities. She has been an active fitness and yoga participant for over 15 years and has been trained to instruct by Yogafit International.
She is a survivor of depression and utilizes the skills on the DVD to keep her in a positive mindset. She is a strong believer in the “law of attraction” and strives daily to look at the positive aspects in her life to increase happiness and abundance.
She is also a real estate broker and investor and has utilized these skills to help victims of domestic violence. She founded the nonprofit organization, SILK Empowered, which helps victims of domestic violence become free to create a new life by building a bridge to eventual home ownership. For more information, please visit SILKempowered .
Rita Kalmus — Instructor high energy/aerobic section.
Rita has competed in Martial Arts for over 25 years. Rita is a 4th degree Black Belt in GoJu Ryu. She is also a certified Aerobics instructor, personal trainer, and certified in CPR and First Aid. Rita owns her own fitness studio and teaches all the advance Cardio Kick-Boxing classes; she also teaches body sculpting and strength training. Rita's main passion is teaching women and children self-defense. Rita is happily married to Shawn Kalmus, and has two beautiful daughters Maya and Nina ages 12 and 7.
April King — Instructor core/strength section.
April has her Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from Kansas State University and is also a certified Health Fitness Specialist from the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM). She has been a certified group exercise instructor through the Aerobics and Fitness Association of America (AFAA) since December 2000 and teaches a multitude of group class formats to including: kickboxing, step, hi/lo, strength, core, yoga, Pilates, bootcamp, Spinning, water, seniors as well as blended classes.
William Peck — Filming and production.
Owner MetaphorMedia productions.
Joe Schnebelen — Music co-creator.
Joe is a guitarist, producer and recording artist from Kansas City, MO. He studied music at Penn Valley Community College, where he took his A. A. degree and sang with the Kansas City Community Opera from 1986-1991. Joe is available for music production work and can be contacted at myspace or email.
Terry Wright — Vocalist and music co-creator.
Growing up in a musical family, music has always been the focus of Terry Wright's life. His love for people and music, and the way it emotionally affects them is what has continued to motivate Terry to write, record and perform for the past 30+ years. Terry can be found performing solo at various events around the Kansas City area, as well as nightly in the Power & Light District at the 'Howl at the Moon' piano bar. For more info, visit Terry's website.
Roxanne Reneé — 7 Lifestyle choices to increase happiness bonus section.
Roxanne Reneé, author of the book Laughing Again: A Survivor’s Guide to Healing Depression (2010), is a highly acclaimed motivational speaker who specializes in the interconnection between body, mind, heart and soul. She is affiliated with the doctors of Wellness Dimensions in Kansas and with Liberty Hospital in Missouri. In her private practice, Roxanne offers personal therapeutic coaching to individuals and groups. A licensed and ordained minister, Roxanne holds a Master of Divinity degree with a focus in Pastoral Care and Counseling, and she has worked in local ministry settings for the past 19 years. You can learn more about Roxanne, see a list of her upcoming engagements and contact her at RoxanneRenee.com .
Brook Blackhurst — Meditation bonus section.
Brook is a meditation instructor and clinical hypnotherapist who has a thriving practice located in Kansas City. Her caring and personal approach has contributed to her clients successfully dealing with issues such as: weight control, stress reduction, and pain management, among many other positive and powerful life changes. For more info see her website, Resonant Healing Hypnosis .
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