“Lululemon Athletica brought their “Beyond Luon” series to Toronto, with previous engagements in Vancouver, Los Angeles, and Chicago. The evening featured various speakers from the Lululemon family, sharing stories of personal heartache, achievements, and perseverance.”http://blog.lululemon.com/beyond-luon-toronto-2013/

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The stage at Berkeley Church was the focal point for sharing inspiring stories that the crowd clearly identified with. The reasons for Beyond Luon events like this are many and varied as attendee Nicole Hudson articulates, ” Sometimes at lululemon, we get so caught up in our sweet technical gear (rightfully so!) and hitting up our favourite yoga class that we forget about what’s going on beyond the walls of lululemon. Or we used to, until ‘beyond luon’ was born” http://blog.lululemon.com/beyond-luon-toronto-2013/

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Steph Corker a Canadian triathlete  who had suffered through two broken bones in her foot, spoke about overcoming challenges and the role of a great support system  to help you through it all.

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The guests had a chance to mingle, spread out and share their own narratives with eachother.

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The event had a great mix of speeches and musical performances.

Stéphanie Roy ‏@roystephanie  18 Jun 2013

Gaining some perspective at beyond LUON Toronto. #beinspired #beyondluon pic.twitter.com/qViQlT0Q2Y

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Venue: Berkeley Church

Photography: Paul McNulty