Upcoming Community Events

Youth SMART -Youth Mental Health Summit: Our team is thrilled to be returning this year to be apart of the Youth SMART, youth mental health summit. As a keynote presenter last year we guided 400 youth attendees and school representatives through wellness sessions throughout the day incorporating yoga, mindfulness exercises, and positive affirmation. 

Youth SMART will be held on Thursday October 19, 2017 hosted by Canadian Mental Health Association in partnership with the Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre, the summit features large group presentations, speakers, experiential exercise, discussion and action planning challenging youth attitudes towards mental health and mental illness. 

Past Events

Prana Yoga Fest: Prana Yoga Festival, a gathering the first of it’s kind in YYC March 17-19, 2017, offering an amazing line up of guest teachers & keynote speakers providing Calgarian yogi’s with opportunities for growth, connection, and exploration.The ORENDA team was privileged to partner with Prana Yoga Fest offering family and youth yoga classes. 

CMHA Caregivers Evening: Orenda joins Canadian Mental Health Association Caregivers Evening, to share the practice of yoga and mindfulness, to enhance self care practices in support of mental health and wellness. 

Ted Harrison School Mental Health Day: Orenda joins Ted Harrison in support of Youth Mental Health! This full day youth led school based initiative held at Ted Harrison School, which will provide youth with a platform to discuss and learn about mental health and stigma. Orenda will be offering a mental health keynote address to open up the event followed by breakout yoga, mindfulness, and self inquiry sessions throughout the day.