Tai Chi and Qigong are both centuries-old systems of the coordinated body –postures, movement, breathing, and mindfulness used for the purposes of health, spirituality, and martial arts training. Join Munira Jiwa and Dr. Salima Shamji as they explore how mindful movement practices help us to unwind, energize, and focus, through both a moderated discussion and demonstrations.
In this inspiring webinar, elite athletes, Sarah Moorji, Hoshang Noor Ali, and Mansoor Afzaly discuss how to work towards training and preparing to be an elite athlete. The discussion was moderated by Serena Adatia. These three athletes currently play at the national and/or international levels to represent their soccer clubs. This webinar explores and shares stories of how these athletes took their passion for soccer and made it a career.
Obesity is a serious condition and has long been considered a “pandemic” in its own right. It is associated with significant health consequences, including an increased risk of hospitalization for a person with COVID-19. Dr. Shahin Jaffer, Clinical Professor of Medicine at UBC, and Nazlin Walji, Clinical Research Manager in the Department of Psychiatry at UBC, in a conversation about the complexity and chronicity of obesity. Being overweight or obese is more than just a number on the scale. Explore the concept of “my best weight,” and learn tips about losing weight using lifestyle and behavior therapy including the 3 Rs: restraint, reflection, and resilience. We also touch upon current medical and surgical options for obesity.
In this week’s physical activity series episode, unwind by participating in a 30 minute Qigong exercise with Salima. Qigong is a century-old system of coordinated body postures, movement, breathing, and mindfulness. All skill levels are welcome!
Learn more about food safety and preventing foodborne illnesses, especially at a time when we are cooking at home more often. We discuss everyday best practices for food handling and preparation, as well as extra precautions to consider during the COVID-19 pandemic.
How is the pandemic affecting our caregivers, specifically mothers with young children? Watch this webinar which will focus on the presentation of COVID-19 in newborn babies and young children, as well as COVID-19 transmission in breast milk. Our panel will also aim to equip mothers with coping strategies to help their young kids deal with mental health challenges related to COVID-19. Lastly, we hope to provide mothers with tools to help them manage their own COVID-19-related anxiety.
Concerned about student mental health and wellness during the COVID crisis? Learn from a child psychologist, mindfulness coach and naturopath on how to recognize mental health concerns and tips and tricks to help you thrive. Presented by AKYSB Canada.
We all feel the pressure to have it all, but many of us struggle to keep the demands of our professional, personal and family lives equal. Zaynah Khanbhai (Kenya) provides some tips to create that perfect balance.
We all feel the pressure to have it all, but many of us struggle to keep the demands of our professional, personal and family lives equal. Zaynah Khanbhai (Kenya) provides some tips to create that perfect balance.
We all feel the pressure to have it all, but many of us struggle to keep the demands of our professional, personal and family lives equal. Zaynah Khanbhai (Kenya) provides some tips to create that perfect balance.
We all feel the pressure to have it all, but many of us struggle to keep the demands of our professional, personal and family lives equal. Zaynah Khanbhai (Kenya) provides some tips to create that perfect balance.
Take a break from your day and unwind by participating in a 30-minute Qigong exercise with Munira Jiwa. Qigong is a century-old system of coordinated body postures, movement, breathing, and mindfulness.
Dr Mohamud A Verjee focuses on non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and how people with NCDs are at higher risk of contracting Covid-19.
A webinar focused on self-care for healthcare workers - this session was led by Anar Shariff, a Public Health Nurse, yoga instructor, reflexologist, and certified Reiki practitioner. This virtual session provides healthcare workers with strategies and tools to manage stress. We explore the biophysiological stress response, and engage in breath work, relaxation, asanas, and guided gentle yoga practice.
Whether you're already a golfer or badminton player or if you're looking to try a new sport - watch this webinar to learn important sports fundamentals from our elite-level athletes. They will take you back to the basics and help you adapt practice drills for your home environment so you can keep your skills sharp.

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