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AB Edmonton - Regional Meeting - Thriving Through Tax Season: A Journey to Holistic Health - In Person

February 21, 2024

5:00 PM - 8:30 PM MST


"Thriving Through Tax Season: A Journey to Holistic Health" is not just another seminar; it's an invitation to prioritize your physical, mental, and emotional well-being amidst the demands of tax season. We'll delve into practical strategies to manage stress, boost energy, and enhance focus, ensuring you not only meet your professional obligations but also excel in them.

Discover the power of healthy habits and effective time management to navigate the tax season with resilience and vitality. Our discussion will cover topics such as stress-reducing techniques, incorporating movement into a sedentary workday, fostering a positive mindset, and creating sustainable routines that promote long-term health.

This presentation goes beyond the numbers, recognizing that a balanced and healthy lifestyle is the foundation for sustained professional success. Join us on this journey to unlock the secrets of holistic health and find fulfillment both in your career and personal well-being. Together, let's thrive through tax season and cultivate a culture of vitality within the Edmonton CPB Canada members.


Presenter: Shannon Smith

Shannon is an easygoing and positive person whose caring nature allows people to feel comfortable in her presence. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts General from the University of Ottawa in 2000, followed by a Bachelor in Education in 2001. Her teaching experience includes time in Seoul, South Korea, South-Eastern Ontario, Singapore, as well as Calgary. She also has experience working in the real estate appraisal business in the 1000 Islands region of Ontario.

Shannon moved to Calgary from Singapore in 2009 and has been employed at Rundle College Primary School, a private school in Calgary, since then. She strongly believes in developing a “family” atmosphere at school. Shannon is a conscientious, hard-working teacher with leadership, organizational and communication skills.

Shannon is very passionate about the health and fitness industry. Shannon is currently the President and co-owner of a one-on-one health coaching business, Koko Fitness. She brings the CEO’s vision to life within the company infrastructure. Builds sustainable culture and scalable training as the company grows. Representative of the staff and their needs to ensure they execute the vision. Runs team meetings. Supports staff in their duties of delivering professional customer service.

Acquisition of new customers through marketing initiatives ensuring new people continue to apply to participate in our program. She is the online face of the company. She is an exceptionally dedicated professional, and her commitment to the success of Koko Fitness clients is exemplary.


Meeting Agenda
•    Informal networking and meal service from 5:00pm-6:30pm (each attendee is responsible for their meal tab)
•    CPB Canada announcements and attendee introductions 6:30pm
•    Presentation – 7pm – 8pm
•    Informal networking and meeting adjournment 8pm-8:30pm

Location: The Mill Craft Bar & Kitchen  4810 Calgary Trail NW, Edmonton, AB T6H 5H5

Contact: Regional Network Chair - Bonnie Jensen-Walker - Email: bonnie@bonstar.ca & Regional Network Co-Chair - Tammy Piercy - tammy@bonstar.ca


Please note: Meeting spaces may have a minimum registrant requirement. Out of respect for the regional network chairs who arrange these meetings and the fees required to run them, if you register and are unable to attend, please email your cancellation notice to regionalnetworks@cpbcan.ca, so the event space and RNC can be notified accordingly.