Citation for BC Aboriginal Business Awards Recipient

Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Lara Yanik
The Pilates Connection

Lara Yanik with Mary Polak, Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation

Lara Yanik is the majority partner in The Pilates Connection, a studio established in Vernon in 2009 which offers Pilates classes as well as training classes for instructors. The Pilates Connection has succeeded in the competitive market of health and wellness, cultivating a vibrant community around its studio.

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Previous Awardees

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  • BC Indigenous Business Award

    • 2019 Awardees Announcement
    • 2019 Awardees
      • Mr. Bannock Indigenous Cuisine
      • Imagination FX
      • T’ashii Paddle School
      • Animikii Indigenous Technology
      • Quaaout Lodge & Spa at Talking Rock Golf Course
      • Simpcw Resources Group of Companies
      • Salish Seaside RV Haven
      • Paulette Flamond

    • 2019 Outstanding Business Achievers
      • Persistence Training Centre
      • Tseax Development Group Ltd.
      • Nechako Valley Animal Health
      • Rivermist Excavating Ltd.
      • Top Notch Oilfield Contracting Ltd.
      • Mustimuhw Information Solutions Inc
      • Coast Salish Group
      • Lower Nicola Site Services