ABOUT LEMON CREE
Lemon Cree was founded in 2010 by Theresa Ducharme with a vision to provide health and wellness programs in First Nation communities across Canada. To date Lemon Cree has brought programs to over 30 communities and trained 134 trainers. Lemon Cree is committed to promoting active and healthy lifestyles, empowering through education and providing innovative holistic programs. We believe that in order to build a healthy and strong community, you must first start with the individual.
Director / Instructor
Theresa is a Red River Metis- (Cree-Salteaux) from Manitoba. She has an extensive background working with Indigenous and non-Indigenous communities around the world through her intensive background of movement, dance, drumming and choreographed numerous fashion shows across Canada in the 90’s. In 2010 she formed Lemon Cree and created her own successful technique called Lemon Cree Bounce Fit. She has trained 134 Lemon Cree trainers to date, to keep programs sustainable and running in communicates across Canada and the US.
In 2015 she established Lemon Cree Fitness & Wellness Non-Profit Society to provide leadership and wellness programs for Indigenous youth.
She is dedicated and continues to lead a fitness and wellness revolution to her Indigenous peoples across Turtle Island (North America). She currently has many private clients in Vancouver and is now honoured to present private training in tropical warm places for everyone anywhere, for a complete Lemon Cree experience.
Administrator / Instructor
Rachel is a certified yoga, group fitness and personal trainer and singer. She also dabbles in website design, marketing and writing. She has been teaching yoga at Tsleil Waututh Nation since 2015 and works in other Indigenous communities across Canada teaching health and fitness. She is passionate about movement, music and self-expression and is dedicated to empowering others on their health and fitness journey.
Nicole is a proud First Nations member of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation, North Vancouver, BC. She has been training with Lemon Cree for just over two years and is excited to be on her way to becoming a trainer. In the past she has worked as an Early Childhood Educator and run her own daycare, was manager and referee for minor lacrosse. She has always enjoyed physical activities and was a part of her Nations canoe pulling and soccer teams and loves taking classes like Zumba, Pilates, Yoga and of course, her all time favourite Bounce fit!