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Mar
23

Week of Wellness Pass – week of March 28 2016

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1 week…
50+ hours of YOGA
10 hours of ZUMBA + DANCE
6 hours of MEDITATION
3 hours of STRENGTH
plus ACUPUNCTURE and HEALTHY EATING
…only $20!

All money raised will benefit Camp Towhee, a therapeutic residential summer camp program, delivered by Child Development Institute’s Integra Program, that serves children and youth with learning disabilities and mental health difficulties.

Buy your Week of Wellness Pass at http://weekofwellness.eventbrite.ca/

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With your Week of Wellness Pass you will have access to over 70 classes held in studios and gyms across the city. Very much a choose-your-own-adventure format, you have the option to attend as many classes as you would like. Most classes are drop-in, though some will require signing up in advance due to limited space.

Participating studios, gyms, and experts include:
– Ahimsa Yoga
– Avenue Acupuncture
– Bang Fitness
– Dance Class Toronto
– Ferris360
– Gravitate Studio
– Kadampa Meditation Centre
– Love to Dance
– Traditional Healing Centre
– Underground Dance Centre
– Union Yoga + Wellness
– Yoga Therapy Toronto

Plus:
– Belmonte Raw (15% discount and free samples!)
– Marni Wasserman Food Studio + Lifestyle Shop (Four e-books: Cleansing with Superfoods, Purely Fit, Vegin’ Comfortably, and Weekday Meal Planning Guide!)

All proceeds from the Week of Wellness will support Camp Towhee, a program of the Child Development Institute. Camp Towhee, in its 49th year, is a therapeutic residential summer camp program serving 120 children and youth with learning disabilities and mental health difficulties (LDMH), ages 10-17, each year, and is located in Haliburton, Ontario.

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Jan
20

Dovercourt House dance for donations JAN 25-31, 2016

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Ryerson Lifeline Syria Challenge – Roots to Routes FUNdraiser

DANCES FOR DONATIONS at Dovercourt House helps the Ryerson Lifeline Syria Challenge group Roots to Routes sponsor a Syrian refugee family for the year! From January 25-31 (and a few good things before and after!) part or all of the funds you spend to dance will help us to raise our $30,000 goal.

Here’s how it works:

SPREAD THE WORD FAR AND WIDE!

Send this to everyone! The goal is both to raise funds AND to invite new people into the rich and diverse communities that already exist at DC House.

GET AN ALL-ACCESS PASS:

For AWESOME ones who donate $100 or more, you will get an ALL ACCESS PASS to come dance at any participating event during the fundraising week! Swingers can learn contact improv. Ecstatic dancers can do some zumba or waltz. You get the idea. This requires a pre-registration, so contact Barb Sniderman at bsniderman@hotmail.com or through her facebook to register.

BRING YOUR CHECKBOOK OR A FEW EXTRA DOLLARS FOR A CHARITABLE DONATION TAX DEDUCTABLE RECEIPT:

All donations of $20 or more are eligible receive a charitable donation receipt, so please consider this, even if access to the actual event costs less. Simply provide your contact information along with cash or cheque so we know where to send it and our thanks.  You can even donate online. Contact Barb for details (see above). We will have sheets on site to make it easy for you, and a donation jar we are hoping to FILL.

CHECK OUT THE OPTIONS:

There are varying levels of participation depending on the dance community involved. Below you will see a schedule of events (with participating dance groups) that indicates what, when, how much it costs, how much is donated, and links for more details.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS: click here for more 

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Jan
05

Free Zumba Class for Newcomer Women

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In partnership with Women’s Health in Women’s Hands Community Health Centre(WHIWH), Newcomer Women’s Services Toronto offers free zumba classes for newcomer and immigrant women from across Toronto, supporting them to stay active through exercises in a safe and supportive space.

Program at a Glance:

  • Cost: Free
  • Who: Newcomer and Racialized Women 16+
  • Time: 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
  • 9 Sessions (Every Thursday for 9 weeks)
  • Class Size (20)
  • Class Length (1 hour)
  • Location: 745 Danforth Avenue

A 1 hour class on Thursdays, 3:00-4:00pm offered in a 9 week series:

Starting January 21 – March 17, 2016

To register, please contact
Aisha Wilks at 416-469-0196 aisha@newcomerwomen.org

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