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Christina Dizon is a Yoga and Movement Instructor based in Toronto and has over 10,000 hours of Teaching Experience ranging from Kids Yoga to Seniors Yoga, large Group Training Classes to private one on one rehabilitation sessions. She has been teaching since 2012 helping people of all life stages and levels get to their most optimal self.
Specializing in Vinyasa and Hatha, she is the founder of Empowware Yoga, a brand of yoga that sheds light on empowering one through self-awareness.
A yoga practitioner for 17 years, an instructor for 11 - Christina shares her own practice with her students in helping them develop full range of motion and top notch physical alignment. She modifies her classes to challenge, accommodate, and create an exciting and fun environment for her students.
Her teaching offerings include: Yoga, Boot Camp, Spin, Booty & Abs, Core Strength, HIIT and Body Sculpt. She studied Physical Education and Health at the University of Toronto and is Schwinn Spin Certified, and went to Yoga Tree for her YTT250. Her main teacher however, was Lori Kirwan - a teacher she followed for 5 years at Extreme Fitness gyms, committing to 5-10 classes a week before becoming certified.
Christina is a private and corporate fitness and yoga instructor: some of her corporate collaborations have been with CBC, Teachers at Crescent School, Deloitte Recharge, Invesco Investments, and has also taught for Nordstrom, Groupby, Ceridian, Scotiabank Digital Factory, Templeton Investments, Jennesen and HOOPP. She also founded the Kids Yoga Program for the Star Entertainment Arts School for Kids in 2019.
From 2012- 2020, she offered public classes at Toronto gyms: LA Fitness and Wynn Fitness. Since COVID, she now only offers private & semi-private sessions at her boutique studios in the Upper Beaches & Port Union, Toronto and in home / outdoor services. She also offers Teacher & Trainer Mentoring - sharing her expertise with new teachers.
In 2013, she created Karma Beach Yoga Sundays where class funds are donated to various charities. DIZONFIT has run these events for the Toronto Alzheimer's Society, DEKPOR, Save the Dogs Rescue, Black Lives Matter Toronto, The Indian Residential School Survivors Society & The Donna Tinker Patient Room.
In the summer, Day Retreats in Toronto's Glen Manor Ravine and Kew Balmy Beach is offered for a day of meditation and yoga. When not instructing or teaching, Christina can be found on the sand with her Pomeranians Rudy & Ella and her newborn son, Wolf.
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"... In a more advanced world, I hope we push our children to explore their creative side - push them to draw, create art, push their physical limits, and play music loudly and dance endlessly to it. It are these senses, our senses, that make our hearts move, bring tears to our eyes, and put the human in our being. "
- Christina Dizon
Josephine is a YTT200 yoga instructor: a 2016 graduate from Toronto’s Yoga Tree's Teacher Training Program. A yoga practitioner for 16 years, her journey began in 2007 with the discovery of hot yoga and practiced on and off until 2014. After a challenging accident in 2014 resulting in chronic pain and migraines, she turned to daily yoga
Josephine is a YTT200 yoga instructor: a 2016 graduate from Toronto’s Yoga Tree's Teacher Training Program. A yoga practitioner for 16 years, her journey began in 2007 with the discovery of hot yoga and practiced on and off until 2014. After a challenging accident in 2014 resulting in chronic pain and migraines, she turned to daily yoga and fitness classes with Christina Dizon. Experiencing transformative benefits, she pursued YTT to share this healing practice, especially understanding the challenges of living with pain.
Modified practices allowed her to start anew, and she’s passionate about helping others find their own yoga journey. What draws Josephine to yoga is its ability to manage stress, develop a better mind-body connection, and contribute to overall physical and mental well-being.
She has taught at several GTA gyms and studios including DIZONFIT, Wynn, LA Fitness, Yoga Tree, as well as Community Centers. Her teaching offerings include different types of yoga and fitness classes: hot yoga, hatha yoga, vinyasa yoga, restorative yoga, chair yoga, yoga with weights, HIIT, and body sculpt. When not teaching yoga, Jose
She has taught at several GTA gyms and studios including DIZONFIT, Wynn, LA Fitness, Yoga Tree, as well as Community Centers. Her teaching offerings include different types of yoga and fitness classes: hot yoga, hatha yoga, vinyasa yoga, restorative yoga, chair yoga, yoga with weights, HIIT, and body sculpt. When not teaching yoga, Josephine enjoys recreational volleyball and is a mom to two ferrets.
Sneak Peak of DIZONFIT's Christina Dizon & Josephine Nguyen in action leading the Warm Up for Prostate's Cancer Step Up for Dad's 2018!
Christina Dizon has been the lead instructor for Ultra Night Run, CN Tower Climb for United Way, CIBC's Breast Cancer Run for the Cure, Shopper's I Love You Women's Run, and Yoga Meltdown at Center Island.