Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta 2nd Woman of Inspiration 2015-2016 Presented by Syncrude Announced

July 2015

Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta’s 2nd Woman of Inspiration 2015-2016 Presented by Syncrude Announced

(Fort McMurray) Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Syncrude are proud to announce the 2nd nominee for the Women of Inspiration series 2015-2016: Sheila Chutskoff

Sheila is the owner of Oranj Fitness as well as a yoga instructor and goal coach.

After graduating from Royal Roads University in 2002, Sheila went to work for Lululemon Athletica. After six years of learning and watching the business grow from 4 stores to over 150 stores, she decided to venture out on her own. She chose to pursue her long term dream of opening her own studio – Oranj Fitness. Sheila has dedicated 7 years to coaching staff and friends on how to achieve their own goals. Her true passion is seeing everyone succeed in life. Her belief is that a person who is achieving his or her own goals in life is a happier employee, friend and loved one.

Sheila demonstrates her commitment by getting involved in her community. She first approached the Women’s Crisis Centre to offer support to their clients. Her passion to build confidence in women and make their lives better is demonstrated by this act. The team spirit she embodies, she passes on to her staff and they have organized amazing community events, such as the biggest outdoor yoga event.

Sheila has been an agent for change by creating an attractive exercise atmosphere and by providing her Little Boogiers day care. Her approach to a healthier life style is holistic. She provides care for the individual and for their families. Her dedication to providing a vibrant, fun, experience is evident in her enthusiasm in all she does. She is a role model for younger girls to set goals and to work toward achieving their dreams.

Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Syncrude will honour Sheila and 11 other nominees, at the Women of Inspiration Celebration which will take place in June, 2016

The Women of Inspiration is a partnership between Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta and Syncrude, with a goal to recognize women throughout the Wood Buffalo region who inspire others, break new ground or old barriers and help create change. The series also aims to show local girls positive role models who live right here.

To nominate a woman of inspiration, please visit our website at or contact the Girls Inc. office at 780-790-9236. For more information, please contact:

Ann Dort-MacLean
Executive Director –  Girls Inc. of Northern Alberta
Phone: 780-790-9236