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Joanna Kissick & Kara Bell

Co-Creators of Raise the Bar Gym, Fitness


Episode 174: Joanna Kissick & Kara Bell: How the Pandemic Affected Business, Friendship & Passion

Joanna Kissick & Kara Bell are two hardworking fitness experts and co-creators of Raise the Bar, a boutique gym in Edmonton, who have a deep, meaningful connection after going through some of the hardest times of their lives so far, in part due to the effects of COVID-19 on their business and on their lives. This week, Joanna and Kara deep dive into their partnership, how they met, how well they work together, navigating their business through the constantly shifting government restrictions to stay afloat, how community remains the most important part of their business, and so much more.

Theirs is a tale of perseverance, hardship, and friendship. Their story emphasizes the importance of reaching out for help when you need it, and when and how to show up for someone who is struggling with their mental health. Joanna and Kara are located in Edmonton, but they have virtual classes that can be attended by anyone. For more on their business, classes, how to get in touch with them and more, visit their website, or follow them on Instagram, Twitter, or LinkedIn.

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