Michelle Tremblay

Michelle Tremblay, founder of MPower Lives Company, has over 18 years of experience in mentoring, training, coaching, speaking and teaching through various elementary, middle, high school, and college locations, non-for profit agencies, employment counselling and facilitation through private government contracts, JCI Okanagan, JCI International, Junior Achieve International and Corporate Businesses.

She is a Certified 2nd Degree Black Belt with 17 years of Karate training; Karate BC insured member registered National Karate Association in Canada.

  • 2003 NCCP Level 1 & 2
  • 2005 Provincial Instructor Diploma, VCC
  • 2005 Effective Speaking Champion – JCI Okanagan
  • 2005 Vice President – JCI Okanagan
  • 2005 JCI Effectve Speaking Training Certification
  • 2005 Fit 4 Defense – Bully Prevention Instructor Certification
  • 2006 National SPOKE Award – JCI Okanagan
  • 2006 Best Community Developement Project – JCI OKanagan
  • 2006 JCI National Chair Effective Speaking Program
  • 2007 Fellowship Award of JCI Canada
  • 2007 – 2015 Instructor/Training – Fitness – Self- Defense – Life Skills – City of Kelowna
  • 2009 Certified Life Coach Practitioner
  • 2010 – 2014 Fit 4 Defense – Bully Prevention Master Trainer Certification
  • 2010 – 2015 – Okanagan College Instructor (Summer Camps, Continuing Studies & ESA/Management & MMS Contracts)
  • 2012 Project Trainer/Mentor – Crimestoppers/Tree of Hope – Fit 4 Defense Youth Initiaitive Project
  • 2013 NCCP Fundamental Movement Skills Workshop
  • 2013 Nominee – “Kelowna’s Most Favorite Female Athlete
  • 2014 Effective Speaking Coach
  • 2015 Volunteer Orientation – Child Protection Course – YMCA of Okanagan
  • 2015 Volunteer – Qi-Gong Instructor – YMCA of Okanagan
  • 2015 “The Unmaking and Making of a Bully” & “Anxiety in our Youth Today” – Dr. Neufeld Inst.
  • 2016 Emergency First Aid CPR – AED Level C
  • 2016 Self-Employment Business Program – Douglas College
  • 2016 Soroptimist Tri-Cities Member
  • 2016 Volunteer “IamSomeone” Organization
  • a current completed criminal record check


“Thank you for teaching me to love myself”

“I feel so much more confident in who I am”

“Michelle was very knowledgeable and attentive to our group”

“Loved the self-defense, I feel strong and aware!”

“She was very good at keeping it FUN!”

“The emotional release was awesome!”

“I felt safe to talk about things that were going on in my life”

” I made new friends and felt empowered.

“My daughter loved the camp. She walked away with so many great tools”

“All she could talk about was how fun and friendly everyone was”

“I wish I would have learnt this at her age, so powerful!”

“Michelle was so great, we highly recommend her teaching, very empowering”

‘It was so much fun for my son, he was so excited to come to camp everyday”

“I could see the shift in my son’s confidence”

“Michelle had great rapport with the kids, they felt safe and had fun”


“With dedication, commitment, enthusiasm and passion; Michelle has proven time and time over again her ability to reach thousands of youth with bully prevention training that empowers, inspires and leads students to greater self-esteem and confidence. She is a compassionate leader has an exceptional understanding of the multi-faceted challenges that our youth face in our current world today. I stand behind her work knowing the impact she is making is contributing to a positive and safe school environment in our communities.” Chris Gorman – School Trustee – Central Okanagan Education Board