Our Team

Our Team

The leadership team

Who We are

Pam Rader

Founder, Certified Coach, Leadership Development Facilitator, Speaker, Author

Pam is the owner of Shift Power Yoga, the creator of the Shift Power Yoga Institute (our yoga teacher training school) and the founder and CEO of Shift Labs Inc. She is an author, a speaker and a passionate coach and facilitator who has been leading transformation in many forms for over two decades.

Pam has always been fearless in her pursuit of expanding the ways in which she impacts people. Helping individuals and organizations discover the power they have to totally transform their lives, experiences and businesses at any moment is her greatest joy. She continues to expand her work with the vision of positively and powerfully impacting as many lives as possible.

Through her years of study with some of the worlds greatest leaders in personal development, yoga and coaching (Baron Baptiste, Tony Robbins, The Proctor Gallagher Institute, Igolu Leadership and many more) Pam has collected an impressive skill set that allows her to seamlessly adapt between one- on -one personal coaching, group coaching, corporate programs and large speaking engagements. She has taken the best of the best from her extensive study and created a unique and highly effective approach to causing massive shifts in the areas that matter most to each individual.

Pam is the mother of 4 grown boys and lives with her husband Chris in the beautiful Okanagan.

Carien Rennie

Program Coordinator & Enrollment Advisor

Meet Carien Rennie, our dynamic Program Coordinator and Enrollment Advisor. Hailing from the vibrant landscapes of South Africa, Carien infuses our team with a rich tapestry of experiences. As the Account Manager for Boulevard Magazine Okanagan, she masterfully intertwines her passion for genuine connections with a celebration of those embracing life to the fullest.

Carien’s journey spans multiple continents and diverse roles, from being a sought-after Esthetician to donning the hat of a National Sales Manager for a Pharmaceutical company, shaping the esthetic medical field across Sub-Saharan Africa. What ties together her varied pursuits is a deep-seated commitment to connecting with and uplifting individuals.

A fervent believer in continuous growth, Carien embodies the philosophy that personal development is a lifelong journey. She champions self-awareness and lives by the mantra, “Be the change you want to see in others.”

Having made the Okanagan her home since 2019, Carien resides in Kelowna with her partner and three boys. Join us in welcoming Carien as she brings her passion for connection and relentless pursuit of personal development to the heart of Shift Labs.

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Our Referrals

Lexis Rader

Lexie is a little ray of sunshine that you wish you could keep in your pocket and pull out whenever you need to be cheered up. She is a 500hr Baptiste Certified Yoga Teacher and Strategic Intervention Coach. She has been committed to the service of others since the first yoga class she taught in 2016. It began with creating an experience of freedom and joy for her students’ minds and bodies. This drove her to dive deep into the study of empowering others to create more freedom and joy in their whole lives. She left an unfulfilling career in the mining industry to first travel the world and then to pursue her dream of serving others in a powerful and impactful way has been the greatest accomplishment of her life! She can’t wait to help you shift your vision and take your power back as the creator and master of your own life!

Erika Blakely
Erika is a heart-driven coach who specializes in lifestyle, wellness, nutrition, and habit change. In 2015 she took the leap from the corporate world and dove into her passion for helping others and hasn’t looked back since. Erika brings a wealth of knowledge from diverse backgrounds. She has trained as a Certified Holistic Nutritionist with Canada’s top holistic nutrition school, and has completed multiple trainings in yoga and leadership, she is a Baptiste Certified Yoga teacher and a Certified Life Coach. Erika’s passion is to support others in living their most fulfilling lives. She currently resides in Calgary, Alberta with her husband and three daughters.
Ainsley Bender

Ainsley is a long time advocate for living from the heart.  She is a lifetime student, mother, hair stylist, yoga teacher and outdoor lover.  Working alongside impactful mentors, she has come to the avenue of coaching genuinely from the heart. Her own journey of dealing with critical illness and death has directed her to source a deeper understanding of how she shows up in the world and, ultimately, to the understanding of taking back her power to create her own reality.  This experience has shaped how Ainsley works with others to reclaim their own power – creating the lives they deserve.

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