Sole Girls Blog

HOW TO SHIFT from Projection to Empathy

December 10, 2018

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Understanding girls is a lot easier than you might think. One of the most common observations I hear from adults is… “girls these days are so different from who I (adult) was when I was their age” and “I’m so glad I’m not growing up nowadays.”  This actually comes up in 90% of conversations I have […]

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Sole Spotlight: Calliope

November 7, 2018

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When she came to Sole Girls, she needed some convincing from her mother, Michelle, to stay in the program. She then became connected to a Soleteer and got inspired by an Olympian guest speaker, where she became inspired to find a way to help Ruben’s Shoes. Since 2014, she planned her first lemonade stand in 2014 […]

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Coach Spotlight: Lena

October 31, 2018

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                        SOLE proud of this Sole Girl from East Vancouver! She participated in our Sole Adventure to Costa Rica this past spring, where she raised around $3,000 for a community in need. This past summer, her and her mom went on a large trek […]

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Coach Spotlight – Coach Sara

October 19, 2018

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Super exciting news! 🧡🧡🧡 Coach Sara has been chosen as a Relay runner for MS Run the USA this year! Her favourite person, my Grandma Betty, has had an incredibly challenging year losing her best friend and keeping unbelievably strong so that Grandpa could have magical, joyful, and loving last days, which she provided and then some. She […]

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Fall Scavenger Hunt!

August 29, 2018

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Back to School is here!!  What better way to make it fun than a fall scavenger hunt!   Find 4 different leaf shapes and learn about them Find 4 foods that grow this season naturally in your area Go Apple Picking Make Apple Chips Go on a nature walk with your family Make a list […]

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Hiring Admin!

August 29, 2018

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Sole Girls Admin Coordinator Our core values are essential in how we run our operations, and we are looking for an Admin Coordinator who lives with the SOLE (Support, Open Minded, Loving and Enthusiasm) and is extremely organized and gets stuff done!! Sole Youth Programs Inc. Position Title: Admin Coordinator Location: North Vancouver, BC Canada […]

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Fun Physical Activity Indoors

August 22, 2018

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    With air quality advisories happening all over British Columbia you may be reducing the amount of physical activity you do with your kids outside. While you might not be hiking, biking or running as much as usual you can still have tons of fun being active inside! Here’s 5 fun ideas for how […]

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Pacific Northwest Marathon Training: Week 6

August 8, 2018

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Goal Setting Why is it important to set goals? Goals give you direction, motivation and keep you accountable to yourself! The PNW Marathon team discusses their goals in running and life and in what ways they overlap. Read below!   Ashley Training is going well, I’m finding strength in most things I’m doing. Finding time […]

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What’s It Like Being a Parent Ambassador?

July 30, 2018

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    Parents are at the heart of our community. Since day one there have been many special parents who have helped Sole Girls grow. With fall just around the corner we’re going to be launching into a whole new season of empowerment. Parents often ask us how they can get a Sole Girls session […]

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Pacific Northwest Marathon Training: Week 7

July 25, 2018

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Our Values in Life and Sport What do you value? How do these important themes appear in your life? When you stay true to yourself and your values, they will show up everywhere! The PNW Marathon team discusses this during their week 7 on the 8 week countdown to Race Day! Read on to hear […]

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Pacific Northwest Marathon Training: 8 Week Countdown

July 16, 2018

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Being a Sole Girl; Solemates who train together, stick together! Exciting news! A group of Sole Women have decided to join together to train for the Pacific Northwest Half and Full Marathon! The race takes place this Fall on Saturday, September 15th in Oregon, which means we have 8 weeks before race week. The countdown […]

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Sole Awesome Canada Day Prize Winners 2018

July 13, 2018

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Sunday FUNday Wow! What a day we had! There is no better way to celebrate Canada Day and our country’s values than by being active together. Sole Awesome had sole much fun with you and our fellow community partners; Harmony Kids Yoga, DANCEPL3Y, Split Second Basketball, Tumbletown & Purple Dragon Kitsilano Academy. Thank you for […]

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Sole Awesome 2018!

May 31, 2018

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The day begins! The event expo was FULL of fun things to start the day off with; there were dance parties that broke out to Arctic Note’s #SoleAwesome music and a ring toss set up by Kids Physio. To properly fuel our bodies, tons of healthy snacks were available and F2C kept us hydrated with their tasty Hydradurance drink. […]

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Be a Confident Girl!

November 23, 2017

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Hey Sole Girls! Today on the Vlog we explore how to be the most confident girl in the room.  These simple tricks only take 30 seconds or less to do, so give them a try!  Remember, practice is key – you have to do it more than once. and you have it in you to […]

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3 Empathy tools for coaches

November 11, 2017

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Empathy – One of the hardest tools to remember to use in tough times, especially when we care so much and want to make life better! In this video, head coach Ashley will talk about tools that you can easily apply to get through to girls and make an even bigger difference in their lives.  […]

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