Camp Still is a company dedicated to promoting better mental health through the latest teachings around the practice of mindfulness. We host brain training camps and inspiring educational events.  Our camps are evidence based and backed by the latest research and science around mindfulness. We believe that mindfulness can be likened to a super power and that mental health is physical health. We focus on brain training that will directly affect areas in day to day life such as, stress management, navigating challenges, effective communication, self regulation and emotional intelligence.

Team Still

Julie Durant


Julie’s desire to create a program around meditation stems from the personal experience of founder, and busy entrepreneur, Julie Durant. Having had her own meditation practice for over 15 years she says

“I couldn’t help but notice how much less reactive I became when stressful situations arose during my workday. The simple practice of being mindful and taking time to observe my surroundings proved to really work for me.”

She continues, but it was tough to find the guidance I needed without all the religious attachments. I had to really search and spend a lot of money and time to source a good fit for me, I was lucky I had the resources to do that. I knew not everyone had that luxury. Having built numerous corporate workshops and events since 2008, including accredited courses for banks and the finance community over the past decade, Julie realized there was a community that would benefit from a training camp to help them shift their own reaction to stress and change.

Annemarie Gockel, Ph.D.

Mindfulness Expert, Trainer and Researcher

Annemarie Gockel holds a Ph.D. in Counselling Psychology and is an Associate Professor at the prestigious Smith College in Massachusetts. For the past decade, she has been researching and training in MBSR (mindfulness based stress reduction). This web series is built on the latest research on mindfulness as a training tool for the brain. Our approach supports each participant’s discovery of their own inner wisdom and capacity, making mindfulness accessible to people with all levels of comfort.

Alexandra Goldwell, MA

Educator, Meditation Specialist

Alexandra holds an MA in Counselling Psychology and has been teaching self-awareness, psychology, meditation and yoga for 15 years. She’s taught in post-secondary institutions, worked with companies such as Ledcor and Vancity and also works passionately to guide women to step into their feminine power.

She has been meditating since she was a teen and humbly states, “still learning and loving it”


Carl Valentine

One of the most popular figures to play for the Blue and White, Carl Valentine returned to Whitecaps FC in December 2010 in the role of club ambassador.

As club ambassador, Valentine makes numerous appearances at various Whitecaps FC events. This includes game-day hosting at Whitecaps FC home matches, and appearances at club, partner, community, and promotional events.

Chin Injeti

Born in India, Chin Injeti moved to Toronto, Canada at the tender age of five. After being diagnosed with polio and confined to a wheelchair for many years, Chin found inspiration in the sound of his own heart beat while laying in his hospital bed and used meditation and mindfulness to propel his life forward. Chin is a two time Grammy award winning musician and producer.

Karen Okun

Karen has a history of working in the health and wellness industry. She is skilled in mindfulness, meditation, counselling psychology, psychotherapy, and holistic health.  Her warmth and empathy put clients and students at ease and is one of her many inspiring qualities. Based in Vancouver with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) focused in Psychology from The University of British Columbia / UBC.

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