Ocean Bloom brings a refreshingly sensible, holistic and personalized approach to total health and fitness. Her powerful, innovative programs have produced many athletic champions and supported countless individuals in accomplishing their personal health and fitness goals. She loves teaching and inspiring others to enjoy a healthy, fun, energetic, balanced lifestyle.
After winning several World Championships in Fitness Competitions, Ocean had a feeling that there had to be a better way to integrate internal well being with fitness. Ocean’s desire to find the balance between physical fitness and nurturing the spirit inspired her to travel to Asia to study Yoga, Ayruveda, Martial Arts, Meditation and Thai Yoga Massage. Her interest in transformational healing through an ancient form of therapeutic yoga massage and meditation brought her to Chiang Mai, Thailand for ongoing studies at the Sunshine Thai Massage School as well as training in the South of Thailand with the Mudita Thai Massage School.
Ocean’s passion, devotion and inspiration come from 25 years of experience in theater, film, dance, yoga, gymnastics, martial arts, and over 14 years as a fitness competitor, fitness model, nutritional consultant, life coach, teacher, international author and speaker.
Ocean works internationally as a personal trainer, fitness instructor, choreographer, yoga instructor, actress, writer and speaker. Her areas of specialization include power yoga, Thai yoga massage, nutritional counseling, functional training, core conditioning and life coaching.
Ocean has spent years practicing and teaching yoga. Her initial training included 300 hours of training with Eoin Finn (Vancouver, BC), 500 hour training with Shiva Rea (LA, CA), the Radiantly Alive School in Bali and in Kerala, Southern India.
Ocean has appeared on the covers of and has been featured in numerous fitness and lifestyle magazines including: Impact, Oxygen, Status Fitness, Body Talk, Flex, American Curves, Ironman, Musclemag, FAME Fitness and Lifestyle, Natural Bodybuilding Magazine, and Planet Muscle. Ocean is also a contributing author for Status Fitness Magazine and Fresh Vancouver Magazine.
To connect with Ocean online, go to: http://www.oceanbloom.com
Ocean’s chapter title: I Don’t Need to Do Something Today Just Because I Did It Yesterday
A professional body builder and fitness model hits the wall when she realizes she cannot push herself any further. When the tireless routine of making her body look beautiful ultimately grounds the joy out of her life, she discovers there is much more to her than meets the eye.