Step into the mind of an Olympian and multiple-time World Champion! Leave feeling a renewed sense of self-belief, passion and energy to follow your Dreams!
Karen Furneaux is a 3-Time Olympian and 2-Time World Champion and winner of over 50 World Cup Medals! Karen is a 2-time Finalist for Canada’s Female Athlete of the Year and 5-Time winner Nova Scotia Female Athlete of the Year and has been honoured with Queen Elizabeth Golden Jubilee Medal, the 2013 recipient of the Progress Women of Excellence Award for Health and Wellness as well as the Charles Yatzman Award for Sports Person of the Americas.
Karen completed her Masters of Science Degree from Dalhousie University in Kinesiology, with specialization in Sport Psychology. She holds multiple certifications, and has undergone extensive Team and Leadership training through Cornell University. In 2010, Karen founded a pro-active corporate health and wellness company, I Promise Performance, Inc., which leads corporate teams to be healthier, in fitness habits, performance nutrition and stress management training.
Karen is an accomplished professional speaker and has spoken at numerous international conferences as well as worked with many organizations including: Deloitte, McDonald’s, Intercontinental Hotels, Bell, ScotiaBank, Investors Group, Irving Oil, Xerox, Liverpool University, Dalhousie University, Progress Club, Coca Cola, RBC Royal Bank, United Way, Halifax Port Authority, Colour, Spirit Spa, Gold Plates and Visa to name a few. Most recently, she has become a professional member of CAPS (Canadian Association of Professional Speakers).
Audiences leave Karen’s sessions feeling a powerful shift in momentum along with a sense of optimism and courage to implement new ideas into practice and step forward into a new light. People feel more appreciation, energized, motivated and most importantly empowered to own their personal performance.