The latest Healthy Bytes Podcast discusses cancer support and the impact Covid-19 has had on cancer services.
This 30-minute class is aimed at any level and all ages, designed to sculpt lean muscle, strengthen the core, increase endurance, and kick-start the metabolism.
Delivered in a mix of Gujarati, Kutchi, and English by Alwaez Karim Dewji, this session discusses the various stages of grief, as well as the psychological and social aspects experienced by the bereaved. He also explores faith-based perspectives of life and death and suggests possible coping mechanisms in the current environment.
Join a Loving Kindness exercise to help you get in touch with love. Love for yourself, your family, and those around you. This exercise will put a smile on your face.
Join Munira Premji in part 2 of a 6-part series discussing key concepts that are needed to bring your best self forward. Munira and Leila Rahemtulla, instructor, management consultant, and author, talk about the role perception plays in how we view the world.
Join the Seniors Portfolio, in collaboration with the Community Counseling Services, for "Thinking and Feeling," an informative virtual program by Dr. Kurban Madhani in Gujrati on living a happy and healthy life. Learn about dementia and techniques on how to prevent it to live a happy life during an elderly age. An important program for the senior members of the Jamat and their families.
During this COVID outbreak, being in an older age demographic and having chronic health conditions are criteria for “high-risk” vulnerability to the virus. This can compound the stress many older adults already feel during this age. Dr. Habiba Thawar walks us through ways to live in times of covid and maintaining a healthy lifestyle for the elderly. This is an interesting session for the elderly and the families.
In this episode of Saibaan, a place of refuge, the discussion starts with a review, highlighting the ways to expose triggers and identifying imbalances. Once the imbalance is identified, the expert identifies ways to overcome the crisis. In the end, we learn this life is a process of creating a balance and a constant struggle to keep up harmony.
Falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations among older adults in Canada. Join Alwaeza Dr. Ashnoor Nagji, a family physician, and Neemira Abdulla, a physiotherapist, in a discussion moderated by occupational therapist Aliya Satani. They will share information and preventative measures to keep you and your loved ones safe from falls. This will include a simple balance and strengthening exercises.
Saibaan, literally translates to a canopy made of canvas to shelter people or things from rain or sun. We bring this ‘Saibaan’ into your homes and provide shelter to individuals and families. A place where they can unlock their emotions, fears, concerns, worries, and openly discuss them, without the feeling of being judged. In this episode we explore ‘Family Harmony’, the challenges each member of the family faces. A thought-provoking discussion with our host to expose what can trigger an imbalance. And how, with a little compassion, understanding, and care, solidarity can be maintained.
In this webinar, Kerry Lepicek will explore how various factors, such as sinus problems, acid reflux, diet, diabetes, and medications, can affect your mouth and your breath. She will discuss myths versus true causes of halitosis, and talk about simple steps you can take at home to help improve the health of your mouth. Kerry will also review the importance of brushing and flossing your teeth, and having them professionally cleaned by a dental professional.
Join the Youth and Sports Portfolio for Tanzania as the youth speak about substance abuse, its negative effects in an individual's life, and the importance of exercise and sports. This will be followed by a trip down memory lane of various youth and sports activities from the 1980s to the present.
Get ready for some full-body stretching, strengthening, core stabilization, and coordination exercises led by Tasneem Premji. We will move, breathe, and feel our bodies open up in new ways from the comfort of home. If you have these items, please keep them for the class: a resistance band or shawl, a hair tie or elastic band, and a small canned item.
Healthy Moms, Healthy Families: Did you know women's health has a direct impact on the well-being of their families? Join us for a panel discussion with esteemed speakers from Women's College Hospital to learn about barriers in women's mental health, and for an inspiring discussion on new initiatives to help bridge these gaps.
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.
Healthy Moms, Healthy Families: Did you know women's health has a direct impact on the well-being of their families? Join us for a panel discussion with esteemed speakers from Women's College Hospital to learn about barriers in women's mental health, and for an inspiring discussion on new initiatives to help bridge these gaps.
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!

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