Community Connection: 20 Questions with Carmen Fisher


Carmen has been a part of the Brandon fitness community for the past 15 years. A certified Personal Fitness Trainer (from Mount Royal College in Calgary), she is the owner of The Zen Zone in Brandon. The Zen Zone offers a variety of yoga classes at their studio located at 346-10th Street.

Years lived in Brandon: 27 years

What’s the one thing you haven’t done yet that you would love to do:  Go to Sturgis

A movie you’d watch again tonight: The Hangover

Your fast-food guilty pleasureFilet o fish and fries – don’t judge me

What advice would you give to young entrepreneurs:  Keep stepping out of your comfort zone and you’ll be amazed where it takes you

Backyard BBQ or Formal Dinner:  Backyard BBQ with friends for sure.

Describe yourself in three words:  Independent, spontaneous, fun.

What’s the last adventure you went on: Does Vegas count as an adventure?  

You can only dance to one song for the rest of your life, what is itThat’s just an awful thought…

What TV show would you like to a cameo in:  Cheers, barstool beside Norm please.

You’ve got friends visiting Brandon for the first time, where are you taking them:  Well the last group that came in from out of town started with tubing down the Little Sask and ended up at the Rock.  

What’s one fashion trend that you tried that you hope never comes backHigh waisted jeans…oh wait they are back aren’t they. 

What word or phrase do you most overuse:  You betcha

Tell us 4 things you can’t live without:  Coffee, mascara, a blue rav4 and as much as I hate to admit it…my phone.

Describe Brandon in one word: home

What is your greatest fear:  losing my loved ones

If you had a clock that would countdown to any one event of your choosing, what event would you want it to countdown to:  retirement day

What’s the best thing that happened to you last week:Got asked to do this questionnaire!

If you joined the Spice Girls what would your name be:  Yogi spice

Dream dinner party guests:(4):  Alive: Joe Rogan, Bill Murray, Betty White, Cher

Dead:  All 4 of my Grandparents…I wish I had have asked them more questions when they were around.

Bonus question:

Do you think your segment will receive more views than Cam Toews didWell I hope so for bragging rights, but Mr. Toews is a pretty popular guy.  I don’t know if I stand a chance.