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YWCA Strong With Her Yoga
Tue, 6 December 2016, 6:00 AM – 11:00 PM AST
Strong With Her Yoga
Be Strong With Her. Participate in a Yoga Karma Class (or similar modality) to help us end gender based violence and provide support for those affected.
How to Participate:
Yoga Studio or Fitness Club - Click the green REGISTER button or contact Carol at 902-423-6162 ext. 2225 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Posters and tools to help make your class a success will be sent to you upon registration.
Karma Class Participant: Attend a Karma Class at a participating venue and make a donation to YWCA Halifax. (Strong With Her Yoga locations and times will be added as information becomes available).
Not availble to attend a Karma Class would like to donate: Donate Now
Ama La Vida Wellness and Yoga:7:45 - 9:00 p.m. Gentle and Restorative www.allyoga.ca
Ashtanga Halifax 4:30 - 5:30 p.m. www.ashtangayogahalifax.com
Bahavana Yoga Boutique: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m. Heart Centered Flow www.bhavanayogaboutique.com
Breathing Space Halifax: Contact Studio 902-446-9642 www.breathingspaceyogastudio.ca
Fall River Yoga: 4:20 - 5:35 p.m. Go With the Flow; 6:00 - 6:45 p.m. Meditation Practice; 7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Uwind Yoga Class with Live Music and Sound Healing www.fallriveryoga.com
Fit for Life: 7:30 p.m. three instructors will be on hand assist with the practice www.fitforlifecb.com
Halifax Yoga: Contact Studio 902-406-9642 www.halifaxyoga.com
On The Mat: 8 - 9 p.m. www.onthemathalifax.ca
Plovers Halifax: 9:30 - 10:30 a.m. www.plovers.net
Pure Freedom Yoga: 6:30 - 7:45 p.m. Restorative Practice for All Levels www.purefreedomyoga.com
RIO: Contact Studio: 902- 404-3659 www.riopilatesyogastudio.ca
Shanti Yoga Studio: 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. www.shantihotyoga.ca
Therapeutic Approach Yoga Studio: DECEMBER 7 12:30 - 1:30 p.m. www.yogastudio.ns.ca
Why December 6th
December 6th marks Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women and commemorates the anniversary of the 1989 Ecole Polytechnique massacre in Montreal, during which an armed male student deliberately targeted and murdered fourteen women and injured ten more in the name of “fighting feminism”. Canadians reacted in shock, sorrow, and outrage.
Why is participating important?
It's Prevalent: Half of all Canadian women have experienced physical or sexual violence
It's Gendered: 92% of teens who experience dating violence are girls
It's Lethal: Every 6 days a woman in Canada is killed by her intimate partner
More than 3,000 women a night stay in Canadian shelters to escape abuse.
Why a Yoga Class?
Yoga and similar modalities open the door to new beginnings and emotional healing. As part of our Strong With Her Campaign, YWCA Halifax wants to bring together all yoga studios and other partners in our region to recognize those lost in Montreal, provide a healing space for self-care on December 6, and raise funds to help us in our work of ending gender based violence and providing support to those affected.
Why YWCA Strong With Her?
Strong With Her is an opportunity to tell the community is time to end violence against women and give hope to those suffering from violence by providing them the knowledge they need to help make a positive change in their lives.
Your support will help fund life changing programs for women and children, including those fleeing violence.
Would you like your Yoga Studio or fitness facility to participate? Please encourage them and direct them to this website.