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Christina Dizon is a Yoga and Movement Instructor based in Toronto and has over 8,000 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 12 years, an instructor for 8 - 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, Canfit PTS & FIS, 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 corporate fitness instructor for Teachers at Crescent School, Deloitte and Invesco and has also taught for 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 both her boutique studio in the Upper Beaches, 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 and currently for 2020: Black Lives Matter Toronto & 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 Pomeranian, Rudy or in New Castle with her niece Kai Kai.
"... 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
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.