Fast & Female: The ORENDA Team was honoured to facilitate at this years Fast & Female Summit hosted at Winsport Markin Mcphail centre. Fast & Female is a non-for-profit organization, founded by Olympic athletes, dedicated to the empowerment of girls (8-18 yrs) through sport in Canada, Australia, and the United States. We led yoga and raw group discussion with several up and coming female athletes ages 8-12.
Youth SMART -Youth Mental Health Summit: Our team was thrilled to return this past fall of 2017 to be apart of the Youth SMART, youth mental health summit. As a keynote presenter we guided 400 youth attendees and school representatives through yoga, mindfulness, and positive affirmation. Youth SMART was held on Thursday October 19, 2017 hosted by Canadian Mental Health Association in partnership with the Sheldon Kennedy Child Advocacy Centre.
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.