Tough & Tender

          Dance and Fitness

       Coming Soon! Massage and Wellness

Skill takes Personality. Strength takes Passion.

~Quick Updates~

This is a tough confusing time but we can still safely make our health and wellness a priority.

We are looking to adjust the morning Zumba class. Please stay tuned for more details. As of right now it is Thursdays at 10am.

  Well, I am now a certified Raynor Massage Specialist. Don't know what that is? Details coming soon! 

What does your health and wellness routine look like?

Weight Training

Hip Hop

Practical Muscle Training



Balance Training


Mobility Training


Foam Rolling

Partner Dance

Nutrition Planning



Alternative Fitness Classes


Our health and wellness very often gets put on the back burning because of our fast paced lives. Social media bombards us with the things we "should" be doing, with a heavy hand toward "fitness" and weight loss. I get it, it can be HARD. Where do you start!?!

I believe health and wellness is about providing our bodies and minds balance. Something a little TOUGH and something a little TENDER.

Things you like should be the main part of your fitness, nutrition, and mental health routines!

Personal training that includes dance or meditation, getting a group of your favourite friends to do a weekly private class, mixing a bit of Kickboxing into your next birthday party. The options are endless with Tough & Tender. Let me help you create a Sustainable and enjoyable Health Journey! 

Click button to join the chat. I will send out calls when class starts. If you dont have skype you can join as a guest. 

Program registry through Juan de Fuca is available for those who do not do multiple classes with Tough & Tender. Those who hold a punch card or would prefer one can use them. Contact me to purchase a pass. Limited spots.

All classes besides Juan De Fuca do not require registration. Show up to the class of your choosing and punch cards can be purchased before or after class. Click the"Pricing" tab for cost details.

Just a look at a couple of my favourite classes!

If you haven't tried them you definitely should!

CanCan is lively, risque, physical demanding dance of French origin. It is well known for the high kicks, splits and cartwheels. It became popular in dance halls in the 1840's and with the development of the dance form, it changed from a provocative dance to a polished, technical, and respectable dance mainly dominated by women. This is a great style for anyone who wants a workout while dancing and wants to let loose a little.

Moving on your own is easy, becoming in-sync with another person can be tricky. I want to help you learn to connect and move with a friend and/or partner to any kind of music. Learn some basic steps for rumba, east coast swing and the basics of leading and following in a pair. Maybe even a trick or two. 

With techniques from Egyptian style bellydance, Taylia wants to help you connect with your body and soul. Bellydance is a powerful dance focused on the isolation of movements and the building of your core strength. It can be healing in more ways than one!

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Go to Class Schedule tab for day to day adjustments.

Wednesdays are cancelled until further notice. We will keep looking for an in person location.

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