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About Janey


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About Janey


 

ABOUT JANEY

Certifications & Training

Janey Brown has taught yoga and fitness to hundreds of individuals and groups over the last 10 years. 

She has been practising meditation since she was 13, performing publicly since she was 10 and is now a broadly respected wellness expert & Performance Mindset Coach.

Brown’s background in fitness began with competitive gymnastics, followed by 8 years of training in Shorin-Ryu Karate style Kickboxing. After achieving her black belt and becoming a certified kickboxing instructor, she jumped into Toronto’s health industry, where she taught yoga and fitness classes all over Toronto for 10 years.

Brown now has extensive credentials in various styles of training and currently coaches professional athletes, corporate groups and private clients in yoga, meditation and JOGA (yoga for athletes), as well as leads 40 hour JOGA training programs to aspiring coaches in Canada.

Her expertise in the wellness industry has lead her to work with NHL players from the Gary Roberts High Performance Training camp, CFL teams, UFC fighters and Olympic athletes. 

Brown also speaks at educational and motivational corporate wellness events, leads wellness retreats with Panacea Wellness and is currently running her own "Performance Mindset Program" which helps leaders and performers of all types improve their self confidence, leadership abilities, authenticity and presence in front of others. 

In addition to being a wellness expert and Performance Mindset Coach, Brown is also a professional singer/ performer, providing live entertainment at corporate and private events, and is the official “Friday Night Football” anthem singer for CFL on TSN.

  • Black belt in Shorin Ryu Karate Kickboxing
  • 200hr Yoga Teacher Certification (Ashtanga, Hatha + Power Vinyasa)
  • 40hr JOGA Coach Certification (yoga for athletes)
  • 200hr Naam Yoga Therapies Certification (sound & breath therapy)
  • 25hr Blu Matter Project Certification (yoga for mental health)
  • Certified JOGA Master Trainer
  • Certified Harmonyum Healing I & II practitioner (energy healing)
  • NCCP Level 1 Coaching

"Finding happiness, purpose and wellness looks different for everyone.
Science has proven that we are all diverse right down to our DNA, thus we all need a customized combination of exercise, nutrition and motivating activities to create our personal paths to wellness. You could say that I’ve found my path to wellness in helping people find theirs.
I am truly my best self, when I am leading others to their best life." 
- Path To Wellness by Janey

 
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JOGA Master Trainer


JOGA Master Trainer


 

JOGA MASTER TRAINER

Since becoming a certified JOGA ambassador in 2011...

Janey has worked with the Toronto Argonauts, NHL players from the Gary Roberts High Performance Training, Olympic athletes, UFC fighters and is now a JOGA Master Trainer, leading 40 hour JOGA teacher trainings of her own. Read more about Janey's JOGA career highlights, and the JOGA program itself on Janey's JOGA BLOG

To book a JOGA class or JOGA Teacher Training with Janey, contact her HERE

"I've gained incredible amounts of personal and professional growth upon getting involved with JOGA and I'm so exited to be a part of something that is becoming a global success."

JOGA with JANEY (Behind The Scenes)

About JOGA:
"JOGA is the discipline of yoga combined with the SCIENCE AND BIOMECHANICS OF MOVEMENT. The program was designed for the body of an athlete, the mind of an athlete and the industry of sport." - Creator/Founder Jana Webb

Upcoming JOGA Teacher Training will be held in Toronto from Thur Jan 19 - Sun Jan 22.

To register for training, visit OFFICIAL JOGA website:

 
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Meditation


Meditation


 

Meditation

Janey started practicing meditation at age 13 & TEACHES A VARIETY OF DIFFERENT STYLES to individuals and corporate groups:
 

Meditation Background

As many of you already know from My Story, I started practising meditation at age 13 to better cope with the stage fright I struggled with as a teenager and young adult.

Since then, I've studied breath and sound therapy in the 200h Naam Yoga Therapies program, which has given me a deeper understanding of how we can begin to balance the nervous system through breathing meditations and how sound vibrations effect our brainwaves and mood.

I've also taken the 25h Blu Matter Project "Yoga for Mental Health" course, which educated me on deeper emotional awareness through mindfulness exercises, how the brain works, as well as how to support those dealing mental illness.

Above all, one of the most powerful and consistent experiences to date has been my personal study and practise of cultivating spirituality, self awareness and developing positive neural pathways.

The spiritual connection, liberation and balance meditation and breath work have added to my life have been so profound that there's no other option for me than to start sharing this knowledge.
Thus, I've fused my 10 year background of leading hundreds of individuals and groups though fitness and yoga classes, 17 years of practising meditation, 20 years experience of public performances and the triumph of my very own stage fright to create the PERFORMANCE MINDSET PROGRAM.


Why Meditate?

  • creates a gap between stimuli and response, allowing one to step out of reaction and choose their action
  • develops deeper self awareness
  • balances the nervous system and emotions
  • improves memory and concentration
  • decreases chronic production of stress hormones such as cortisol and adrenaline
  • promotes restful sleeps
  • More efficient oxygen use by the body, thus more energy
  • redirects energy from the lower, survival parts of the brain brain, up to the cerebral cortex, producing new neural pathways and positive physiological responses and solution based thinking

 

Meditation Styles

  • Transcendental Mediation/ Chanting Mantra: used to transcend distracting or disturbing thought patterns, and redirect thought energy to promote a state of relaxed awareness
  • Kundalini: various ancient breath techniques used to provide conscious awareness of thought process, balance nervous system and improve cognitive performance
  • Creative Visualization/ Guided Meditation: involves concentration upon an image or imaginary environment, often using rich context story
  • Mindfulness: the use of one’s “impartial spectator” (3rd party awareness) to ‘be present’ and conscious of deeper mental, emotional and physical states
  • Deep Meditation (ISUL method): a state where reflection or response to stimuli and active thought processes are absent. The mind becomes “silent” and the body goes into deep relaxation in order to increase energy pathways for growth and healing.

To book private or group meditation sessions with Janey, contact her HERE

 
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Retreats


Retreats


 

Retreats

In addition to coaching professional athletes & teaching meditation janey...

Has joined the outstanding team at “Panacea Wellness” where she delivers educational health and wellness presentations to schools and corporate groups, as well as leads life changing retreats around the world.

"Panacea Wellness was founded by two east coast ginger sisters- Cleo & Sylvie Tetrault. In the summer of 2015, they asked another East Coast girl Mischaela Richter and myself to join their team.

Cleo is a high powered ninja masseuse who takes care of all the retreat details and logistics, and who could easily bring a 7ft, 400 pound football player to tears on her massage table. She is small, but trust me- she is mighty. At the same she has a kindness in her heart that can warm up the entire room, making you feel completely safe and at ease in her care.

Mischaela is an energetic healer, who delights everyone with Reiki at our retreats and may have a natural talent at showing people just how hard they are capable of laughing. After meeting and spending time with Mischaela for 3 days, I'm pretty convinced we're part of the same family of magical mermaids. 

Sylvie is a strong, tenacious woman who inspires and motivates her clients (and me) every day. She takes care of all the nutrition and fitness classes at the retreat and has a wealth of knowledge that enchants everyone who chooses to learn from her. 

Though we look fundamentally nothing alike, we've been mistaken for sisters and even twins on more than one occasion, in more than one country. Each time this happens it's just as bizarre as the last time, but perhaps we're perceived as so similar due to the same passion, determination and courage we commit to our goals and life itself.

I'm incredibly grateful to be working with this team of like-minded, driven women, and excited for the wellness retreats and seminars we'll be hosting in 2017." - Janey

 

Panacea Wellness Retreats in Costa Rica 2017: