About the Author

About the Author

Karen Harmon is a first-time author born in North Vancouver, British
Columbia, where she resides today. Educated and employed as a
Special Needs Teaching Assistant for the School District of West
Vancouver, Karen can also be found teaching a variety of exercise
classes as a BCRPA fitness instructor in both North and West
Vancouver. Karen takes health, family and fitness seriously but can find
humour in almost any situation.

As a mother of three adult children Jessica, Emma and Mackenzie,
Karen shares her co-parenting with her husband Paul of twenty-three

Karen is passionate about reaching out to the marginalized people in
her community through health and fitness. Her main hobby has been
cycling with her “bike trip friends” yearly since 1993 all over British
Columbia and parts of the United States.
On social media, Karen has over 8,000 followers and has travelled to
Belgium, Germany, Holland, Paris, Singapore, Thailand and Indonesia to
host events and speak to her many supporters. She offers an
inspirational message of hope and how to find a successful balance
with family, friends, education, work and play.

Karen is currently accepting invitations for speaking engagements and
writing festivals.