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Meet the Founders

Warren & Darren

Warren is the author of 17 published non-fiction books, with many of them describing the processes and work of Emotional Fitness®, one of which is a winner of the Canadian counselling book award.

Darren is a passionate Emotional Fitness® Educator who facilitates change with an intentional focus on life-long development.

Meet Warren & Darren


Warren Redman

Creator of Emotional Fitness®

Warren Redman began coaching in 1983, the same time as he started to develop the approach now known as Emotional Fitness®. He became certified as a Master Coach with the International Coach Federation in 2014, the only one in Atlantic Canada.

Born in England, Warren has worked in retail, manufacturing and corporate businesses. He turned to community and youth work and opened his own community consulting and coaching practice, working with a wide range of small and multi-national corporations, non-profit organizations and government agencies across the UK.

He moved to Calgary in 1994 where he set up the Centre for Inner Balancing, later called the Emotional Fitness® Institute. He taught his Emotional Fitness® Coach Training Program to hundreds of people, including psychologists, human resource professionals, health workers, entrepreneurs, leaders and managers.

In 2009 Warren moved to Shediac NB, continuing to coach and to train others. He has presented at counselling, HR, education and coaching conferences across Canada, as well as the UK, Australia and Israel.

Warren is now turning to a different kind of writing, enjoying the challenge and stimulation of the world of fiction. He is currently working on his eighth novel.

He is a recipient of the YMCA Peace Medallion, past President of the Writers’ Federation of New Brunswick and a member of the Writers’ Union of Canada.


Darren Duguay, BSc, BEd, EFI, n.d.

Emotional Fitness® Educator

Darren graduated from Mount Allison University with a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Education as well as from the Canadian Land Force Command Staff College as a mature student. He returned back to school with the Emotional Fitness® Institute in 2012 for 2 years at the age of 46 to eventually go on and become an entrepreneur.

He is a former Community College instructor of eight (8) years and has completed 27 years service in the Canadian Armed Forces.

Darren is a passionate Emotional Fitness® Educator who facilitates change with an intentional focus on life-long development.  Darren is inspired by leaders who make a positive impact on our community.

Darren enjoys holistic fitness, reading, building relationships with people who are making a difference in our community while drinking coffee out of a black mug.

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