I'm Kari Schneider founder of the Empowered.


I am a leadership consultantĀ and haveĀ coachedĀ leaders to their next level via self-mastery skills for over 25 years.Ā  I am a mom to 5, a wife, an athlete, and have been an entrepreneur forĀ 20 years.Ā 

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Degrees and other Stuff


  • Honours Degree in Kinesiology-  University of Northern Colorado & University of Manitoba
  • Masters of Science Degree in Biomechanics (specializing in Lumbar Spine Kinematics)
  • Certified Exercise Physiologist- Canadian Society of Exercise Physiology
  • Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist- National Strength and Conditioning Association
  • Certified Athletic Therapist- Canadian Athletic Therapist Association
  • Introduction Leader- Landmark
  • Platinum Partner- Tony Robbins
  • Life Coach- The Life Coach School


  • Coached Olympic, Pro and National Level athletes for 20 years
  • Founded & opened Empower Conditioning (2005)
  • Sold the gym in 2020 and transitioned to Corporate Leadership Consulting, Culture Creation and Executive Coaching
  • Founded the Empowered Team in 2020
  • Consulted for various industries such asĀ Automotive, Construction, Finance, Health Care, Food, Tech Sectors
  • SpeakerĀ in multiple environments such as law firms seminars, conference research abstracts, workshops, retreats and more


  • My blended family of 5 and my wonderful husband Paul
  • Traveling and exploring new places
  • Holistic Wellness/essential oils
  • Racing/ Lifting/ Running/ Training with intention
  • All things Nature- hikes, forest, ocean, mountains 
  • Learning new things- Spanish, Neurology, Behaviour Change
  • Research- Heart Rate Variability, Biomechanics
  • Animals- especially dogs
  • Amazing Restaurants
  • Business Growth & Networking
  • Sports of all sorts
  • and most of all Coaching & Transformation!
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