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Our Kelowna Family

Christina Aaron

Christina Aaron is co-founder of Shine Kids Fitness as well as CEO of Shine Head Office. She was born and raised in Kelowna, BC and started Shine with her husband Matt, and partner Sheila Chutskoff while living in Fort McMurray with her family. She is married to her amazing husband Matt and they have three wonderful children. Children are the passion in Christina’s life and seeing them succeed and have the best possible start in this world is the most important thing to her. Starting Shine Kids Fitness is a dream come true for Christina. She has a Bachelor of Science Degree from UBC Okanagan and extensive experience working with children of all ages in a variety of settings. Christina spent many years as a Behavioural and Social Skills therapist for children with ASD and spent time teaching ESL in both Taiwan and Korea. She has also organized after school programs for children and was a recreational gymnastics coach. In Dec 2014 Christina completed her 200 hour yoga teacher training with world renowned yoga instructor Nicki Doane and Children's Yoga certification with Jacqueline Maloney in Vancouver, BC.  Chirstina is so excited to have relocated back to her home town of Kelowna BC and can't wait to share Shine with this amazing city and meet all the mini yogis in this community.  Christina is committed to helping children grow up happy, healthy and loving their own unique selves.


Carina Jean

Carina is born and raised here in Kelowna BC. She received a bachelor degree in Psychology from UBCO. She currently works for Recreation industry and lives here with her husband and two beautiful daughters.  Carina has always had a passion for music, movement and a healthy active lifestyle. She grew up dancing and is an adult group fitness instructor teaching spin, step and core classes. She has recently completed her DANCEPL3Y Kids instructor training and school curriculum training. She brings energy, enthusiasm and fun to all of her DANCEPL3Y classes and encourages kids be fun, be positive and be themselves.
Jenny Large
(bio to come)
We are hiring at Shine Kids Fitness Kelowna!!  We can't wait to add more amazing fun-loving childcare and fitness professionals to our Kelowna family :)  If YOU want to work with us, email resumes to