Move with Meaning is an exciting one-day event designed to promote healthy active living, while raising awareness and education about domestic violence, and funds for Haven Society.

During this 4-hour Fitness Challenge YOU will strengthen your body and your community with a 6-instructor master class. We’re thrilled to have some of Nanaimo’s best fitness instructors on board to provide you with an amazing fitness experience.

Saturday October 28 from 1-5pm


Vancouver Island Conference Centre, Mt. Benson Room


We are SO excited to tell you more about this year’s line-up! Some of the same amazing instructors from last year and some new instructors who are excited to help you move with meaning!


What to expect:

Each class segment will last 20 minutes with a 10-minute break between for nutrition & hydration. Half Way through your incredible Fitness Challenge we will have a nutrition break & hear about how your money will impact local families from Haven Society. We will wrap up at 5pm sweaty & satisfied that we’ve ROCKED the workout and made a difference in our local community.


Each participant is required to pay a $20 registration fee and commit to raising a minimum of $100 to participate. All donations of greater than $20 to Haven Society will receive a tax receipt.


Sweet SWAG!

We have some incredible sponsors coming on board to acknowledge our Top fundraisers. The top 10 fundraisers for the event will each be acknowledged with a very special SuperSwag bag to say thank you for their contribution & hard work. Details of these awesome prizes will be released as they are firmed up but let’s just say you WANT one (I’ll give you a hint: you’re going to be pampered).


To Register:

Step 1: complete this registration form (register by Friday October 6th to ensure the tank top size of your choosing)

Step 2: pay your $20 registration fee via paypal or etransfer ($21 including GST to


Be in the KNOW!

Want to hear about all super FUN details as we release them!? Join our FB event. While you’re there, share our FB event and help us spread the word!


Want to help?

There are a lots of ways to be involved! I am looking for 15 volunteers to help with this event. If you’re interested please email Gillian. If you have a business that would like to donate a prize or be involved, awesome! Contact Gillian and let’s connect!


Our Sponsors:

This amazing list of local businesses keeps growing, but for now we would like to acknowledge the following for coming on board to support this event!

Vancouver Island Conference Centre, Charlie Parker Team, Alair Homes, Frontrunners Nanaimo, Tigh Na Mara Resort & Conference Centre, The Swet Haus, Country Grocer, Sephora Nanaimo, Huntress Hair Design, Beauty by Candis, Serenity Salon, Nettle & Co…and more coming!