About Yadranka

Yadranka brings 32+ years of passion and experience for her work in every area she takes on, always wanting to do her best! 

With dedication she's made a difference to thousands of people in her careers and her credentials are proof of how much she cares.

She's studied continuously with her great mentor, famous world renowned speaker and author Bob Proctor, who left our world too early, to Facilitate and learn all his programs, whom endorsed her own work along with another world renowned Author & Speaker, Mark Victor Hansen. She studies daily through well known authors to continue to improve her life.

Yadranka created her own Artwork Collection with her images beautifully combined with her own poetry and writing. Now she's ready to launch her first book, and working on a few more to publish!

Yadranka owned her own Dance and Fitness Studio starting at age 19, with a few hundred students. She got her BCRPA for Fitness, judged in a big USA Dance Competition, had students compete in the USA, and put on yearly 'Spotlight' Dance Productions in Ballet, Jazz, Tap, Breakdancing & Folk with ages 3 to Adults for over 9 years.
She owned Yadranka Award Winning Photography studio in Vancouver, BC. Earned a B.C. Fellowship, Canadian Craftsman & Master of Photographic Arts, Kodak Gallery Awards, Accreditations & many Awards, and was the first woman in BC and CANADA to win Best Wedding Album of the Year, and the Canadian Distinguished Photographic Writing Award.
She's had Global Speaking Engagements, and travelled to Australia, Beijing, Mexico, Bahamas, Europe, USA, Ontario, Manitoba, and throughout BC as an Award Winning photographic artist.

She's volunteered on the Board of Directors for the BC Photographic Association and Chaired a Provincial Convention, and chaired annual curling club Bonspiel events.

She became a Canadian Nationally Certified Competition Curling Coach in 2004, with years of Regionals, B.C.'s and one Junior Nationals Competitions and also a Certified PGA Community Golf Club Coach in 2019.

She Coached Curling for over 15 years, the Head Coach with Learn to Curl, thousands of rentals, Corporate Events, and Junior Programs.
She served and bartended many Banquets for Curling and Golf Tournaments, took on the role of Tournament Coordinator and found a love for the sport of Golf, as well as Curling.

She's passionate for others to succeed in life and excels in her mission to enhance people's lives anyway she possibly can, believes in health and wellness, and living a daily active and healthy lifestyle!

Another big achievement was her personal goal at age 49, to bicycle outside everyday day for 143 days going into the fall & winter months, when she was coaching & curling competitively! She ultimately did this everyday no matter what, wherever she was, for over 7 years! Then again through Covid for a few years! 

Yadranka continues to lead by example with her commitment to live a healthy lifestyle through Concept2 Indoor Rowing by reaching an achievement of over 4,175,000meters in less then 3 years! Staying dedicated to being an example of staying healthy & fit over 60, rowing almost everyday.

She was a Volunteer photographer at the 2009 World Junior and World Wheelchair Curling Championships, 2009 Curling Pre-Trials, 2010 Paralympic Games~Curling, 2020 BC Men's & Women's Curling Championship, and for 15 years the Pacific International Cup! 

A globally known Motivational Speaker, Mentor, Coach, & Award winning Marketing Executive, married to Greg (World Curling Champion Skip 2000) with a blended family of five daughters and eight young beautiful grandchildren where she's always been active with them through sports mostly in curling, biking and golf.

Overall, Yadranka believes in creating memorable experiences, finding joy in life, being your best, challenging yourself to new possibilities and leaving a legacy, through a healthy, wealthy and liberating lifestyle so that you can ultimately create your best life and enjoy time with loved ones while you can.
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