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1. Join our Online Descriptive Line Dancing Classes to get into the Stampede Spirit!

Although there will be no Stampede this year, we can still get into the spirit by line dancing together! Join our online line-dancing program to brush up on your skills! There are both adult and children’s classes. Find the details below:

Children’s Line Dance Class

When: Thursday June 25, July 2 & July 9, 2020

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Registration: Please e-mail Program.Calgary@asrab.ab.ca for the Zoom Link

Adult Line Dance Class

When: Thursday June 25, July 2 & July 9, 2020

Time: 7:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Registration: Please e-mail Program.Calgary@asrab.ab.ca for the Zoom Link

2. Check out Episode #3 of the Canadian Blind Hockey’s Podcast!

This episode is about the new Women’s Blind Hockey program developed by Canadian Blind Hockey. Co-host Laura Mark of the Toronto Ice Owls chats with Amanda Provan from the Toronto Ice Owls, Meghan Mahon (ASRAB Alberta goalball athlete) of the Calgary Seeing Ice Dogs, Mary Ellen MacEachen of the Nova Scotia See Kings, and we wrap up with an update from Canadian Blind Hockey’s Executive Director Matt Morrow.Register

Click Here for the Third Episode of the Canadian Blind Hockey’s Podcast

3. Check out the Canadian National Institute for the Blind’s (CNIB) Guided Dance Fitness Class!

Adaptive dance instructor Tiffany Tjosvold, will be leading a guided seat based low-impact dance class for participants aged 19+. Join via Zoom web conference and teleconference every Thursday from 4:30-5:30 p.m. Mountain Time. Call in information will be given upon registration. Make sure to RSVP a minimum of 1 full business day before the start of the program.

Click Here to Register for the Dance Fitness Program!

4. Try Pilates Level 1 with Eyes Free Fitness!

For this routine, you will need a padded surface like a yoga mat. This helps with alignment and protects your joints. You will also need a chair or pillows for props. Creating strength in our core body enables our entire body to function as it should. Pilates is done slowly and precisely. It tones and relaxes. Best of all Pilates helps us walk tall and feel confident.

Click Here For the Eyes Free Pilates Mat Level 1

5. Join the Alberta Health Services Mental Health Text Program at No Cost

Alberta Health Services is providing mental health support through a daily text program to help with coping skills during this time. Through a set of daily messages, people receive advice and encouragement helpful in developing healthy personal coping skills and resiliency.

Text COVID19HOPE to 393939 to subscribe.

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