Penka Apostolov was born in Bulgaria where she developed an interest in chess and track and field during her formative years. Whilst at school studying to become an accountant, she competed in numerous chess tournaments.
In Canada, she obtained a position on the Canadian Women's Olympic Chess Team. Penka was later certified as a Shiatsu Massage Therapist and Yoga Instructor.
Today, she combines her passions for health and excellence through a thriving Shiatsu massage practice and teaching Yoga & Chess to adults and children.