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!
In this episode of the Healthy Bytes Podcast, we are in conversation with GP Dr Hana Kassam and Diabetes Specialist Nurse Munira Khimani to explore why COVID-19 is disproportionately affecting ethnic minorities and the role that diabetes plays. We will also be introducing our diabetes support group which will be a platform for the Jamat with diabetes to support each other through unity and shared experience.
This week, re-energize with a 30-minute, full-body, High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workout with Iqra. No equipment needed!
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.
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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