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Adaptive Yoga Training

Thursday, November 6 & Friday, November 7, 2014 with Mary-Jo Fetterly
The 16-hour Adaptive Yoga course is open to current yoga instructors or carers, friends and family of people in wheelchairs or with physical limitations. Learn invaluable tools and techniques that allow you to adapt poses and use yoga to create comfort and relieve pain. Adaptive Yoga is also becoming a sought-after form of exercise and therapy for an aging population. As a yoga teacher, this course will challenge you and provide you with the tools to work with a unique group of children, adults and seniors.

Mary-Jo has been studying and teaching yoga since the mid-80's. She opened the first yoga studio in Nelson, BC called Shanti Yoga Works. During her first years owning the studio, she developed a 200-hour teacher training program and Trinity Yoga company which has now trained over 1500 yoga teachers. In 2004, Mary-Jo became a quadriplegic. Drawing deeply on her knowledge of yoga and with a self-designed rehabilitation program, Mary-Jo made remarkable and unexpected strides in her healing. With her personal experience of yoga as a form of healing and her own adaptive yoga practice, Mary-Jo is an inspiring and knowledgeable teacher. Learn more about Mary-Jo.

Register for Whistler Adaptive Yoga Teacher Training today. Space is limited.

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Whistler Adaptive Annual General Meeting 2014

Visit Governance & AGM for 2014 AGM Information Package and Financial Statements.

The Annual General Meeting for the Whistler Adaptive Sports Program Society is taking place at 2pm on Sunday, October 26 in Raven B Room at Delta Whistler Village Suites. We will hear from the President of the Board of Directors, the Executive Director and other Board Members regarding programming, fundraising and other initiatives that took place in 2014. We will also review the 2014 financials.

Whistler Adaptive is seeking passionate and dedicated individuals to join the board of directors. If you or someone you know would be a good fit or if you want more information on the role of a director and time commitment, please contact Chelsey Walker at cwalker@whistleradaptive.com.

This meeting is open to the public, but only current Whistler Adaptive members in good standing can vote. Members provide guidance in electing new directors, approving bylaws and improving programming. If you’d like to become a member, please purchase an athlete, volunteer or Friend of Whistler Adaptive membership online

 

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Whistler Adaptive Fundraiser & Winter Kick-Off Party

Join us on September 30 from 5pm to 9pm at Creekbread to help make sport and recreation accessible to people with disabilities. With money being raised through our silent auction and each pizza sold that evening, Whistler Adaptive - with your support - will be creating sport for life for all. The evening will include live music by Whistler Adaptive volunteers Susan Holden and Sean Rose, as well as a photo slideshow and video highlights from the past year. Get pumped for winter with films by Switchback Entertainment and Salomon Freeski TV featuring sit-ski backflip pioneer and Paralympic medallist Josh Dueck

Our silent auction is packed with great product and gift certificates donated by generous Sea to Sky businesses, including:

Creekside Market IGA Ka-Ze Sushi
North Arm Farm Profile Ski & Snowboard Services Ryders Eyewear
Scandinave Spa Sea to Sky Gondola Superfly Ziplines
Tantalus Resort Lodge TELUS The Spa at Nita Lake Lodge
Vincent Massey Pottery Paul Claproth Whistler Alpine Guides
Whistler Athletes' Lodge Whistler Brewing Whistler Bungee
Whistler Golf Club Whistler Hardware Store Whistler Olympic Park
Whistler Sliding Centre Yogacara Whistler  

To make a cash donation to Whistler Adaptive or to donate to our silent auction, please get it touch. We hope to see you at Creekbread on September 30 as we continue to adapt the playground! 

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