Are you looking for an inspiring, credible speaker at your next event?

Tanja Shaw, is a healtTanja Presenting WHSh and fitness expert, lifestyle coach, motivational speaker,  passionate entrepreneur and recovering perfectionist.  She’s on a mission to help others find real health and to live a a full, vibrant, energetic life in a body they love. 

Tanja started the Fit and Vibrant You Podcast, to spread the message of real health, apart from societal standards and to help others feel alive, confident and comfortable in their own body.  She also knows that ideas are not enough.  In her talks and coaching programs, Tanja arms her audience tools, ‘how -to’s’ and action items to bridge the gap between knowledge and action.

She’s also a mom, active Rotarian, Kinesiologist, and owner of Ascend Fitness Inc., a thriving personal training studio in Chilliwack, BC.   

Through motivational speaking, Tanja has inspired audiences throughout North America to improve their health and to transform their lives. Her talks are always positive, inspiring, and complete with specific steps, handouts and course material so that her audience can take action.


Tanja is available to speak at your live event, corporate retreat, online summit, or virtual events, as well as  guest interviews for your blog, podcast or organization.


Tanja’s engaging personality and passion for helping people become more ‘vibrant’ made her a welcome addition to our Staff Development Day. Tanja brings useful, easy to implement steps to improving overall wellness. She speaks from both her own personal experiences and from a wealth of knowledge on health and fitness.
-Suzanne Cameron (Operations director, Chilliwack Community Services)


Popular Talks

Top 3 Mistakes most women make when trying to lose 10 pounds (and what to do instead).

You cannot out-exercise poor eating habits, yet dieting is the #1 cause of weight gain.  So what are you to do?  From her experiencing working with hundreds of men and women on their weight loss journey, Tanja shares the most common mistakes women make with trying to lose weight.  Better yet, she shares what to do instead with specific, actionable items that you can do today to help you on your own transformation.  


Unlock your potential: Boosting creativity, productivity and energy in the Workplace

Most people spend 8 (or more) hours a day at work. With added time for commuting, and much needed time with the family, it can be difficult to take care of your health.  In this session, you’ll learn how use your time at work to improve your health and well being.  You’ll learn:

  • How to improve posture at your work with simple exercises (that won’t make you sweat)
  • How to fit in movement when you really don’t have any time


Nutrition Matters

There’s no doubt, what you put into your body directly impacts how your body looks, feels and functions.  In this session, you’ll learn how to build your meals to fuel your body for all day energy.  You’ll learn:

  • How to avoid (or minimize) the 3pm slump and the afternoon sugar cravings
  • How to make meal planning for your family a breeze
  • Which food rules are actually worth following


Get off the Diet & Exercise Roller Coaster!

Do you struggle with sticking to a fitness routine? Are you tired of the ‘on again off again’ diet plan.  Do you get frustrated with yourself when you ‘fall off the wagon’?  If so, you’re not alone and it’s not your fault. 

Join Tanja Shaw, Fitness & Life Coach, and recovering perfectionist and  learn the 5 Key steps to getting off the fitness roller coaster and sticking to healthy habits for life.  You’ll learn:

  • Why you shouldn’t exercise to lose weight
  • How trying to stick to a diet plan can be detrimental to fat loss
  • 3 quick (and free) things that you can do daily to stay dedicated to a health and fitness routine
  • How your thoughts can sabotage your weight loss efforts (and what to do about it)

Get ready to be inspired to take action for long-term success!


I have heard Tanja speak at Rotary on many occasions. Tanja’s presentations are always well prepared and entertaining, and reflect both her passion for and knowledge of the topic. In addition her speaking style is engaging with the audience, which makes her a pleasure to listen to.
Trevin Rogers, Managing Partner – Baker Newby LLP, Lawyers


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