about us

Aloha Life Co. Inc. is about values to work towards a healthy lifestyle, increasing feelings of happiness, mindfulness, peace, connection with nature, each other and the earth as well as helping those less fortunate and striving for our best life.

Most of all its about having fun and sharing it all with our customers.

about us

Aloha Life Co. Inc. is about values to work towards a healthy lifestyle, increasing feelings of happiness, mindfulness, peace, connection with nature, each other and the earth as well as helping those less fortunate and striving for our best life.

Most of all its about having fun and sharing it all with our customers.
Donna Ferrero

You will see Donna, the owner of the studio, at studio drop-ins, at events and birthdays, and teaching circle class.

Donna is a career paralegal in law practicing in the areas of business and real estate development.  To balance out the intense stricture of law, Aloha Life came from her desire to hold fun events as a creative outlet, run her own business, connect with others for the love of children and family, and the hippy care-free community oriented lifestyle at Hornby Island, where she vacationed as a child.

She studied Peace and Conflicts studies at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, and wanted to bring these ideals of the peaceful, slower paced, connected Aloha Life Style to local families and do what she could to support them, develop community and have classes promoting a healthy, happy, long lifestyle to everyone who wants it.

Donna Ferrero

You will see Donna, the owner of the studio, at studio drop-ins, at events and birthdays, and teaching circle class.

Donna is a career paralegal in law practicing in the areas of business and real estate development.  To balance out the intense stricture of law, Aloha Life came from her desire to hold fun events as a creative outlet, run her own business, connect with others for the love of children and family, and the hippy care-free community oriented lifestyle at Hornby Island, where she vacationed as a child.

She studied Peace and Conflicts studies at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, and wanted to bring these ideals of the peaceful, slower paced, connected Aloha Life Style to local families and do what she could to support them, develop community and have classes promoting a healthy, happy, long lifestyle to everyone who wants it.

Karen LeSage

I have over 25 years of experience working with children from birth to nineteen years of age and their families. Throughout my career my focus has been on inclusion for all children. I am a licensed Early Childhood Educator, Infant/Toddler Educator and Special Needs Educator.

I am a registered 200 hour Yoga Teacher, a 95 hour Children’s Yoga Teacher, a certified Kidding Around Yoga Instructor, a certified Perinatal Yoga Teacher and I’ve been trained in the Mindful Schools Curriculum.

I am passionate about creating a space where all people are welcome. I use yoga, mindfulness and gratitude practices as a platform to help children (and adults) develop self awareness, promote regulation, create social awareness and support executive functioning skills. These are skills that people will be able to use throughout their lives.I am the parent of two older children who keep me on my toes! In my spare time you will find me out in nature. I love to hike, kayak and rock climb.

Karen LeSage

I have over 25 years of experience working with children from birth to nineteen years of age and their families. Throughout my career my focus has been on inclusion for all children. I am a licensed Early Childhood Educator, Infant/Toddler Educator and Special Needs Educator.

I am a registered 200 hour Yoga Teacher, a 95 hour Children’s Yoga Teacher, a certified Kidding Around Yoga Instructor, a certified Perinatal Yoga Teacher and I’ve been trained in the Mindful Schools Curriculum.

I am passionate about creating a space where all people are welcome. I use yoga, mindfulness and gratitude practices as a platform to help children (and adults) develop self awareness, promote regulation, create social awareness and support executive functioning skills. These are skills that people will be able to use throughout their lives.I am the parent of two older children who keep me on my toes! In my spare time you will find me out in nature. I love to hike, kayak and rock climb.

Karlee Lyon

Since I was a kid I was always fascinated with childbirth. At 12 I supported my mother through the precipitous birth of my sister (as best as a 12 year old can.) That was the moment I became totally obsessed with birth. I strive to provide evidence based Childbirth Education and Doula Services, so that parents can feel informed of their options and supported on this incredible journey through pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period.

Birth can be so many conflicting things, it can be both medical, and natural. Beautiful and icky. Empowering and traumatic. Your birth can be exactly what you want it to be, or nothing can go according to plan. And I want to support you through all of it.

When I’m not nerding out over birth stuff, I can be found hiking with my family and dogs, shamelessly reading romance novels, and daydreaming about having a Little House on The Prairie style homestead.

Karlee Lyon

Since I was a kid I was always fascinated with childbirth. At 12 I supported my mother through the precipitous birth of my sister (as best as a 12 year old can.) That was the moment I became totally obsessed with birth. I strive to provide evidence based Childbirth Education and Doula Services, so that parents can feel informed of their options and supported on this incredible journey through pregnancy, birth and the postpartum period.

Birth can be so many conflicting things, it can be both medical, and natural. Beautiful and icky. Empowering and traumatic. Your birth can be exactly what you want it to be, or nothing can go according to plan. And I want to support you through all of it.

When I’m not nerding out over birth stuff, I can be found hiking with my family and dogs, shamelessly reading romance novels, and daydreaming about having a Little House on The Prairie style homestead.

Philena Gordon

Philena has two degrees from the University of Arizona. Her first degree is in psychology with a minor in family studies and the second degree is in Education with an emphasis on Deaf studies. Philena has been teaching baby signs and is a certified American Sign Language interpreter for the past 11 years.

When not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two wonderful children. She also enjoys challenging herself in physical fitness by training for and completing in triathlons and running.

Philena Gordon

Philena has two degrees from the University of Arizona. Her first degree is in psychology with a minor in family studies and the second degree is in Education with an emphasis on Deaf studies. Philena has been teaching baby signs and is a certified American Sign Language interpreter for the past 11 years.

When not working, she enjoys spending time with her husband and two wonderful children. She also enjoys challenging herself in physical fitness by training for and completing in triathlons and running.

Jessie Olson

Jessie is formally trained and worked as a travel agent until covid hit and has years and years of dance.

When not on maternity leave Jessie is behind the scenes creating exciting events for Aloha Life, helping with general management of the studio, working at the front desk and teaching toddler dance. In her spare Jessie loves spending time with her little men and family!

Jessie Olson

Jessie is formally trained and worked as a travel agent until covid hit and has years and years of dance.

When not on maternity leave Jessie is behind the scenes creating exciting events for Aloha Life, helping with general management of the studio, working at the front desk and teaching toddler dance. In her spare Jessie loves spending time with her little men and family!

FitSister’s Stef & Jas

Hey! We are Stef and Jas, #fitsisters on a mission!
We help people who take care of everyone else, take care of themselves through fitness, nutrition and mindset coaching! As busy moms, we know life can get busy and it’s easy to put your health on the bottom of the to-do list. We specialize in helping you become strong and healthy through simple, actionable steps so you can live out your greatest potential. YOU are more capable than you think!

Jasmine Dolotov
Jasmine has grown up passionate about health and fitness. Since the age of 6, following along with her mom’s aerobic videos she has found great joy in fitness and sharing it with others. Her education is in Exercise Science and is certified as a personal trainer, group fitness and boot camp instructor.

Stefanie Hitchborn
Stefanie has been active all her life, trying every sport she could get her hands on. After having her first baby, she started teaching bootcamp classes as a means of earning a bit of income on the side. This led to teaching aquafit and then to CrossFit. The passion grew and she became a co-owner of a CrossFit gym. In the gym she found that people’s lives were being changed by effective workouts, amazing community and refined mindsets. Now she wants to share this experience beyond the walls of the gym to anyone, anywhere online.

FitSister’s Stef & Jas

Hey! We are Stef and Jas, #fitsisters on a mission!
We help people who take care of everyone else, take care of themselves through fitness, nutrition and mindset coaching! As busy moms, we know life can get busy and it’s easy to put your health on the bottom of the to-do list. We specialize in helping you become strong and healthy through simple, actionable steps so you can live out your greatest potential. YOU are more capable than you think!

Jasmine Dolotov
Jasmine has grown up passionate about health and fitness. Since the age of 6, following along with her mom’s aerobic videos she has found great joy in fitness and sharing it with others. Her education is in Exercise Science and is certified as a personal trainer, group fitness and boot camp instructor.

Stefanie Hitchborn
Stefanie has been active all her life, trying every sport she could get her hands on. After having her first baby, she started teaching bootcamp classes as a means of earning a bit of income on the side. This led to teaching aquafit and then to CrossFit. The passion grew and she became a co-owner of a CrossFit gym. In the gym she found that people’s lives were being changed by effective workouts, amazing community and refined mindsets. Now she wants to share this experience beyond the walls of the gym to anyone, anywhere online.